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Hey people,

Recently ive decided that i'd like to add some colour to the dull, boring brake calipers on my 147. I am told that it can be done fairly easily by the novice alike myself. Just requires giving the calipers a good clean off and painting on the desired colour. Surly someone here must know a little about this or has done it to their car?
I'd also like some suggestions about the colour they should be painted.
I am thinking a dull red tint? But i would like some suggestions to broaden the horizon. Here's a picture of the car, it's gabbiano blue.
Quite a laid back tint of blue, not very vibrant allthough a metallic finish.


Help or suggestions appreciated.
Thanks
J.sutton
 

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Painted mine red.....just gave them a very good clean with wire brush and plenty of brake cleaner, then painted them...let them dry for a day before car was driven again..:D

Red calipers would look good on your car also like :D
 

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I agree with Mr O, red would look :cool:
 

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I think red is a bid obvious. Titanium would look cool :cool:
 

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No, I meant that light, goldy, silverish colour. Is that not titanium? :confused:
 

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been intending to do this for a while an have the red heat resistant paint and the white heat resistant decals sitting in the house for about a month,

went to do it today an i cant get one of the nuts off each the wheels its an odd size (it has an 8 stamped on the head of it) - even the other tyre irons i have wont take it off

i know this is deliberate to stop some wee c8nt stealing my lovely supersports but i have no way of taking my own wheel off either ffs at least i didnt fnd out at the side of the motorway with a flat.
 

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been intending to do this for a while an have the red heat resistant paint and the white heat resistant decals sitting in the house for about a month,

went to do it today an i cant get one of the nuts off each the wheels its an odd size (it has an 8 stamped on the head of it) - even the other tyre irons i have wont take it off

i know this is deliberate to stop some wee c8nt stealing my lovely supersports but i have no way of taking my own wheel off either ffs at least i didnt fnd out at the side of the motorway with a flat.

Do you not have the locking nut key in your boot with the spare wheel:confused:
 

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been intending to do this for a while an have the red heat resistant paint and the white heat resistant decals sitting in the house for about a month,

went to do it today an i cant get one of the nuts off each the wheels its an odd size (it has an 8 stamped on the head of it) - even the other tyre irons i have wont take it off

i know this is deliberate to stop some wee c8nt stealing my lovely supersports but i have no way of taking my own wheel off either ffs at least i didnt fnd out at the side of the motorway with a flat.
Don't you have the special unlocking socket in a little red box like this?

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Beaten by Mr O!
 

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