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Red or yellow Calipers. That is the question.

The time has come to have my Calipers re-manufactured upgrading to the Brembos for the front.

My only decision is colour and which works best with the Rubino Red. I am torn between standard Alfa Red and maybe Ferrari Yellow as they have use on the FF. This looks good with the darker wheel option which I have in the Pro Drives.

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..... and here it is with just standard boring unpainted grey non-Brembos.
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But will be a biatch to keep clean
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Tempted with pink

Yes I think Yellow would look amazing. I am clean freak so keeping them clean shouldn't be a challenge I just was sure if it was good taste in the Alfa world.
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Alfa use them on the 4C so all part of the ''Alfa world''.
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If you want them to stand out then it has to be the yellow, not sure if red would look right with the car being a darker different shade of red.

I saw some painted lime green at Autolusso, waiting to go on a red 159 (might have been a GT cant remember now) I didnt see the car after they were fitted but they looked amazing sat on the desk, if I were to do mine then lime green would look stunning with the carbonio black I have.
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I went with a fetching rust colour myself.
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Red for traditional Alfa, yellow for something loud. I go red over yellow. As I had to choose when I got my car as per below. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/2016...2c4e9e9d1b.jpg


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I would pick yellow !

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If you want them to stand out then it has to be the yellow, not sure if red would look right with the car being a darker different shade of red.

I saw some painted lime green at Autolusso, waiting to go on a red 159 (might have been a GT cant remember now) I didnt see the car after they were fitted but they looked amazing sat on the desk, if I were to do mine then lime green would look stunning with the carbonio black I have.
Mine are green !
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It all depends on the car it's color. I find the green very nice on wowie's car, but for yours i think i prefer yellow. I did mine in red because i didn't had the balls to experiment with another color.
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It all depends on the car it's color. I find the green very nice on wowie's car, but for yours i think i prefer yellow. I did mine in red because i didn't had the balls to experiment with another color.


Agree. Depends on car and rim colored and balls!
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Did mine yellow every man and his dog has red !! I also had some yellow left over from when I did the Brembo's on my Focus RS !
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Did mine yellow every man and his dog has red !! I also had some yellow left over from when I did the Brembo's on my Focus RS !
Damn, I'm sad that I didn't do that on mine! Looks nice on a black car. I had my doubts to do them in gold like Brembo's are, but chooses red to be sure. Bad choice if I look at yours! Nice job.
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Did mine yellow every man and his dog has red !! I also had some yellow left over from when I did the Brembo's on my Focus RS !
This has sold it for me :-) are they powdercoated troll?
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No i painted them with caliper paint

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Those yellow calipers look awesome, I'm very tempted, would go nicely with my KW coilovers too.
I just received some paint from here Red Brake Caliper Painting Kits. Professional Product.
They did take about a month to get me the paint, had to email them a couple of times to chase up. They do all sorts of colours too.

Burgundy car, I'd probably go gloss black or grey like AMG, if I was daring I'd go yellow. Def not red though.
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I have a V6 so spend money on petrol and upkeep but really actually prefer the understated Brembo dark silver
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Went yellow. They look amazeballs! Just need to fit them over the next week or so when I can get an afternoon to do it :-)
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Yellow do stand out well especially with the dark 19s, pita to keep clean though but worth it.
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