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Old 07-16-2012, 10:55 PM   #1
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Red or Yellow Calipers?



I'm installing front S brakes, so they'll fill out the wheel a bit more. My question is:
Should I keep the calipers red? Or paint them yellow?

The interior will eventually have a black and yellow trim, which is why I ask. Yellow will fit the trim... but calipers look so much more aggressive red.
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Old 07-17-2012, 12:43 AM   #2
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Put me down for a yellow vote on that one.

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Old 07-17-2012, 01:22 AM   #3
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I'd say yellow to match the interior. I think they look wicked in yellow too!
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Here is how they will look yellow ( from my 986)

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I always determine the performance of a car by the color of the calipers. It may sound like a joke but it isn't. Black; standard brake package (cast iron). Red; upgraded (larger diameter) performance package (cast iron). Yellow; high performance upgrade (larger 6 piston calipers, carbon/carbon or ceramic composite rotors and pads - up to $20- $25K option).

Porsche isn't the only ones with these color designators, Corvettes also.
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Old 07-17-2012, 09:22 AM   #6
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Here is how they will look yellow ( from my 986)

nice wheels

Yellow it is
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Old 07-17-2012, 09:59 AM   #7
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I vote for yellow. Everyone else already has red (including me!).

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Old 07-17-2012, 10:43 AM   #8
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Did mine semi-gloss black with red lettering.

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Old 07-17-2012, 12:24 PM   #9
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Red shows less dirt and looks cool.
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Old 07-17-2012, 02:34 PM   #10
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With black car, yellow calipers is my vote (I have grey exterior and painted my calipers red)
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I am so lucky to have brakes !!! An old good looking guy like me is what the "Babes" are looking at !!!!! Not the brakes. How about it....Recycled ??? !!!!
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Old 07-17-2012, 03:41 PM   #12
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I'm sold on yellow.
Pics soon to come.

Also, I'm not so old
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Old 07-17-2012, 08:30 PM   #13
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Red...REd...RED! I prefer RED. Yellow looks weak.
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