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Old 13 Feb 2011, 11:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Cailper Painting

Morning all, a quick question if anyone is able to assist. What is the best paint to use for painting brake calipers?

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Old 13 Feb 2011, 12:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi Ben, Hammerite smooth.
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Old 13 Feb 2011, 01:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Brilliant, thanks Pete.
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Old 13 Feb 2011, 02:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
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wont the heat affect the paint thou???
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Old 14 Feb 2011, 10:12 PM   #5 (permalink)
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nope its heat resistant, but get 2 coats on with in 6 hours, or it says you have to leave it weeks to coat again.
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used the hammerite Red also and used a small brush to stensil on the white subaru writing after it with the hammerite aswell
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Old 16 Feb 2011, 04:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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nice i think ill do that myself, need to repaint them anyway, get new pads on fron so a few scratches
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