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    Default Finally painted my calipers

    I know I know, another painted caliper thread, but I'm actually really chuffed with them. Not sure what colour would match my car, but went with halfrauds blue caliper paint in the end. Really easy to do and would recommend anyone to do it. Opinions welcome. Sorry about the rubbish pictures!!

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    Very nice mate, that does look like the VXR caliper colour

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    Cheers John, was suprised at how little paint I had to use. Gave each one a good couple of coats and the tin hardly looks like I've used any! Still, got plenty if I need to paint them again

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    Same colour as ming bud looking good

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    How much was the paint i you dont mind me asking. thinking about doing mine. are there more colours?

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    Quote Originally Posted by new boy View Post
    How much was the paint i you dont mind me asking. thinking about doing mine. are there more colours?
    Cheers guys, paint was £10.00 from halfords, do a few colours red, blue, yellow etc. I know members on here have said about using hammerite which would give you a few more colours, but for 10 quid it's well worth doing, £2.50 a caliper.

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    thanks. they look great buy the way

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    Cheers bud Think a wheel refurb is next on the list

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectrac150cdti View Post
    Same colour as ming bud looking good
    Really?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    Really?
    The colour of my car is roughly the same colour as ming Ian

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