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    So I have a pannacotta (stupid name, basically 50/50 silver & gold) and I fancied painting my calipers. A lot of the lighter colours go for yellow and black goes for red..... but i was thinking red on mine? Opinions? pics preferrably if anyone's done it on a pale colour Vec or Sig....

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    Perhaps gold calipers? Or silver. I think that red should work too as it ties in with your rear lights.

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    Yeah silver might work.... I had considered gold but was worried about lookin tacky

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    U still got the Sri wheels Stuart

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    I have a facelift sri, I've painted my calipers silver and i'm thinking of doing them red as they just blend in with the wheel

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    Go for blue mate lol

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    I used a mix of mainly silver hammerite with a 20% copper hammerite,.. looks like new calipers!

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    Interesting Idea Chewy.... sounds good, but does it stand out?

    Yes David I still have the wheels, battered one off a kerb recently tho - not happy

    Ok so I'm now thinking blue or red.......

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    i have a panacotta signum and my calipers are getting painted red when i
    get round to it.

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    Nice

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