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Old 05-29-2017, 09:53 AM   #1
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G2 caliper paint results

It was a rotor, brake pad, and caliper paint Memorial Day weekend!











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Old 05-29-2017, 12:59 PM   #2
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Love the G2 caliper brush on paint, I've used it several times. Nice job. Now just order some decals up from eBay and you're done!
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Old 05-29-2017, 08:52 PM   #3
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Love the chrome twist wheels

How much prep work did you do here ??

I need to do this badly
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Old 05-30-2017, 04:48 AM   #4
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Looks good! Where did you source the G2 paint?
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Old 05-31-2017, 06:17 PM   #5
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Not a whole lot of prep...just a wirebrush then some sandpaper. It's not perfect but you have to be a foot or two away to see the imperfections. Nobody is inspecting my brake caliper paint job!

I bought it off Amazon...this is the RED version. https://www.amazon.com/Temperature-Leveling-G2-Caliper-System/dp/B000AUMYMM
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Old 06-01-2017, 03:53 AM   #6
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Not a whole lot of prep...just a wirebrush then some sandpaper. It's not perfect but you have to be a foot or two away to see the imperfections. Nobody is inspecting my brake caliper paint job!

I bought it off Amazon...this is the RED version. https://www.amazon.com/Temperature-Leveling-G2-Caliper-System/dp/B000AUMYMM
Thanks for that - maybe a winter project
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Old 06-01-2017, 04:25 AM   #7
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How much prep work did you do here ??

I need to do this badly
Por 15 makes a great brush on kit. Says 2 calipers per kit but I did all 4 and had paint left over. Very little prep needed on mine. Didn't have to disassemble anything, just masking. Paint is self leveling. Very easy job.

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Nice - need to freshen mine up and get new decals
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Looks great. How many coats of G2 paint did you apply?
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Looks great! I am a big fan of painted calipers, they add just a bit of interest to what is otherwise a fairly boring wheel. Nicely done.
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Old 06-02-2017, 12:35 PM   #11
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Looks great. How many coats of G2 paint did you apply?
3. Was almost good with 2. Had enough paint left for probably 5 total coats.
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Any reports on how the brush-paint jobs hold up after a few years ? I ask because if the job starts to deteriorate after 1 year it would be a waste.
Any comparison Por 15, G2-Amazon,VHT, Duplicolor other than the useful Amazon reviews?
Avoid -Vivid wrap product which is way faster but mixed results !
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I used the G2 brush on kit like 8 yrs ago, and it still looks good. Held up great...
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I can't comment on painting them, but I used DupliColor Caliper spray paint on mine about 10-11 years ago (about 70-75k miles) and they still look really good. If I recall correctly I put about 4 coats of paint, then the decals, then 2-3 coats of clear. They have held up much better and longer than I ever expected, the only problem area is some scuffs on the top of the calipers from careless rim swaps. If I could go back in time I would also avoid using harsh rim cleaner on them, I think it has dulled the finish a tiny bit, but not much.
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Is this a POR product ?

I am familiar with POR as many off road folks use to stop rust and corrosion......I read it is very very tough
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Is this a POR product ?

I am familiar with POR as many off road folks use to stop rust and corrosion......I read it is very very tough
+1 on POR

I used the POR fuel tank treatment before and it is a very impressive product, however DO NOT let it touch your skin because it Will Not come off…. guess how I found out

I was not aware that POR offers bright red paint but I would definitely consider it when decide to refurbish my calipers (but I will be using large rubber gloves…lol)

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