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Old 03-12-2014, 04:13 PM   #1
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Yellow break calipers on a triple black 99.

Talk me into it, (or out of it) I have been considering it but haven't convinced myself to do it. Also how would I go about doing this.

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Old 03-12-2014, 04:23 PM   #2
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That could look good, why not. Always reversible.
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Old 03-12-2014, 04:26 PM   #3
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Do it! It'll look good!

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Old 03-12-2014, 04:37 PM   #4
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my inspiration haha black ferraris lol.... but could anyone lend me a photo shop

Sorry if the pic is too far off... its the only side profile i had.
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Old 03-12-2014, 07:06 PM   #5
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Probably one of the best DIY guides on the topic:

Paint the Calipers
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Old 03-12-2014, 07:18 PM   #6
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Probably one of the best DIY guides on the topic:

Paint the Calipers
thanks very much for the link.
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Old 03-12-2014, 08:16 PM   #7
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The best bang for your buck cosmetic improvement for the boxster IMO. Easy to do, cheap, and makes your car stand out more. I did blue on my calipers.
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Just do it! A little splash of color can really spice things up

If you can get a better shot, I'd be happy to photoshop for you. As is, the calipers are not visible in the picture you posted, so not much to work with.
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Do it! It adds a classy bit of color.

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Here are a couple...

The top picture is probably more realistic, while the bottom picture is exaggerated for dramatic effect.
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May want to go with amber.......then you de- the rears, front sides, and four wheels at same time.
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Yellow is sweet when clean!!!

But a little nasty when dusty and dirty.
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Old 03-13-2014, 01:09 PM   #13
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Here are a couple...

The top picture is probably more realistic, while the bottom picture is exaggerated for dramatic effect.
Thank you for the efforts it looks great... the next pic i post of the car will be after i paint them.... hopefully this weekend, if not, soon at the least.
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if I had a black Boxster I'd plasti dip the wheels matte black. Then add a layer of mettalic gold on top.
With the calipers in red... a.k.a. the Lotus F1 JPS livery. TheStone is 90% there.
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i love the lotus gold and black colors but im trying to keep the boxster very subtle and such and different colored rims are out of question for now at least.
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All of these look great. What color do you think would look best on a silver Boxster?
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Old 03-13-2014, 05:42 PM   #17
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^ Titanium.

see drilled pistons below

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Old 03-13-2014, 07:08 PM   #18
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Whooa - I'd have that on my coffee table just to look at it. But my wife would probably deem it a dust collector and turf it out....... I shudder at the cost!

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