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Old 08-14-2007, 01:10 PM   #1
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What brake color

HEy, im going to order some G2 brake paint(IS THAT A GOOD BRAND) what color should i apply???

Black, silver, yellow, red, blue

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Old 08-14-2007, 02:52 PM   #2
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Well Red is what we have factory. I would say then Yellow for the wow, then silver??
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Old 08-14-2007, 03:10 PM   #3
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Well Red is what we have factory. I would say then Yellow for the wow, then silver??
Only the "S"s came with "red" calipers. Base models are black (but seem to turn grayish with age and heat).
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Red stands out well, but yellow is less common. Silver would look nice, but not stand out well.

If I ever decide to paint my calipers, they will be red.
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Only the "S"s came with "red" calipers. Base models are black (but seem to turn grayish with age and heat).
I know. I was saying Red was factory when painted other than black.
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Old 08-14-2007, 04:55 PM   #6
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Make sure you get some go fast stickers to match your brake upgrade
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What is the importance of the caliper color?
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Old 08-14-2007, 05:19 PM   #8
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What is the importance of the caliper color?
Because my caliper paint is turning Grey, and looks like ****************
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Old 08-14-2007, 07:22 PM   #10
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just go and get some high temo paint for your local auto store for 4 bux.
works fine, and can go up to 3000 degrees or so..


then get the decals from xenonmods.com for 7.99 shipped, set of 6, 4 needed and 2 if u F up...and he ships it so damn fast, it gets here next day lol, plus you are supporting the small guy.

i say yellow, but im biased....also, go with brembo decals instead of lame looking porsche decals

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Hi,

I used the G2 Kit and it works quite well. I removed my Calipers to paint them and used multiple coats - tricky because the Hardener gives you a fairly small window. But first, I wire brushed them well and used lots of Brake Cleaner to insure good paint adhesion.

I also used the Porsche stickers from xenon mods - not cheesey Brembo labels. Actually think it enhances the look considerably, especially with a Guards Red car...

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any color listed would look good on a black car. if you went red, they'd look like Big Reds. I have a yellow 986 and painted the calipers yellow with regular paint. I didn't use the high heat because, years ago my dad painted his calipers yellow with the same paint I have and in 8 years it hasn't chipped or rubbed off or anything. I still need to get new stickers though.
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If you're trying pass off a base for an S, those who know the difference already snicker at the non vented rotors or non-ceramic brakes. So why waste the effort?


Black will hide the dirt better, and may even help in heat dissipation.



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Exactly, if you can't have fun then why bother. Bling away, but please bling responsibly
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If you're trying pass off a base for an S, those who know the difference already snicker at the non vented rotors or non-ceramic brakes. So why waste the effort?


Black will hide the dirt better, and may even help in heat dissipation.



It's your ride do what you want, Bling away!

i really doubt that any of us are painting our calipers to looks like a S model or yellow to pass of as ceramic 8000 dollar upgrade, were mostly doing it do get rid of the brown colored ugly almost rusty looking calipers for something that will compliment the car...
but yeah, red would look nice, so would yellow.
i also think that orange would look reallllllly nice, i wanted to do that as well....for someone who has orange tail lights and headlights and side markers, it would really go well....
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What about orange? I love that color!
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What about orange? I love that color!
Bill, i just said that in the post above you...
i love orange as well, one day ill have a orange porsche and well go for a spin
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Hey, can anybody photoshop orange and silver brakes on my car?

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Old 08-15-2007, 11:17 AM   #19
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I have always been a fan of the yellow calipers, but remember "I've been known to have poor taste." lol
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here is orange version

and here is silver version
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