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Old 07-04-2013, 10:54 AM   #1
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powder coating calipers

Can stock calipers be powder coated? how does one go about doing this? Any pictures of this process and end result would be much appreciated..

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Old 07-04-2013, 11:08 AM   #2
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Sure they can, your going to have to completely disassemble them then have them sandblasted then coated. Obviously you will need to make sure no coating get in where the piston rests and in the fluid passages

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Not trying to be arguementative but why would you want to do this?
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:42 PM   #4
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I am looking to make them stand out, I tried yellow paint but it seems to hold on to the brake dust..It seems Powder coating cleans up easier
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Have you tried the special caliper paint?
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... have to completely disassemble them then have them sandblasted then coated. Obviously you will need to make sure no coating get in where the piston rests and in the fluid passages
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Not trying to be arguementative but why would you want to do this?
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Have you tried the special caliper paint?

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We used to have them painted all the time when I worked in the braking industry.
Clean them completely, tape over the areas you don't want painted, and shoot them in what ever color you want. If you want to put a logo on them then use a good quality vinyl sticker and clear coat over it.

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Old 07-05-2013, 09:45 AM   #8
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I didn't know that was available, I assume Napa ,carquest carries this product. Thanks Guys..

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