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Old 18th December 2009, 09:36 PM
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Default Best paint for calipers?

I'm refurbing my calipers at the moment, and was wondering what everyone had used to paint theirs? Do I need to get the expensive foliatec stuff, or will smoothrite / japlac / engine enamel do the job? I'm looking for a black finish if that helps.

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Old 18th December 2009, 09:38 PM
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i just used smoothrite on mine, looks ok.

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Old 18th December 2009, 10:46 PM
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Not red cos that looks gay......
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Old 18th December 2009, 11:06 PM
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Not red cos that looks gay......
glad i did mine black then

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Old 18th December 2009, 11:37 PM
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Not red cos that looks gay......
oh bugger ,
just off to the garage with a tin of black paint
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Old 18th December 2009, 11:47 PM
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Well Sierra calipers aren't exactly the best looking things are they so paint them black and nobody will look twice...paint them red and everyone will spot the boring sierra sliding calipers
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Old 20th December 2009, 04:02 PM
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Not red cos that looks gay....
I painted mine red with caliper paint from Hafords after the black smoothright fell off.

I quite like my Red calipers especially as we embrace diversity in my organisation
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