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    VIP-Member caravaner-tony's Avatar
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    Vehicle : Signum Elite 1.9cdti 150

    Trim : Elite

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    Year : 2007

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    Default Caliper makeover.

    Decided to repaint calipers today as red was starting to fade. collected all materials and made an early start.

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    Ready to go

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    Faded red

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    Decals removed

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    First coat of Yellow and Silver

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    Materials

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    Not reccomended. Could'nt find last axle stand

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    Second coat rear

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    Second coat front


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    Decals applied


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    Wheels on

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    Finished. Long day, stretching under car and watching paint dry
    but worth it.

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    Looks good Tony!

    Yellow does contrast better with a silver car.

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    The yellow callipers look really good and excellent photos. Maybe been a long day but the end result was worth it Top result!!

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    Started doing mine yellow with the Halfords stuff. Never again, on caliper done, paint like water, so at the moment I only have one done. Will deffo be using the Hammerite from now on, looks cracking mate, I also have the black decals to fit.

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    nice job chap

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    Looks hot mate, good work

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    Very nice too Mr Tony, get's the old s from me ..........................

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    Looks a great job done there Tony........

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    very nice... yellow is a good idea

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    very nice indeed tony
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