Painting Calipers

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    My calipers are painted red, but im wanting to re-paint them. But I feel like red is played out. any ideas on what color? my car is dark candy apple red metallic. I still have my stock chrome plated wheels. I will be painting them anthracite with the plasti dip to see what it looks like. This is a fun project I want to do but im stuck on what color. I just need some opinions.
     
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    How about gray , like Brembo Calipers?
     
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    You can get a brushed look by using the wire wheel and a Dremel tool. This also helps clean up the surface if you are going to paint them.
     
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    IMG_1028.JPG a black cheery would go good. You will have to find the right color combo I suggest hobby lobby for cheap little paints you can mess with. Then once you have it find the paints in the caliper colors to make it. It took me 3 colors to make the purple that matched my car
     
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    If thats black cherry...
     
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    no its not I was saying his would look good black cherry on his candy red lmao
     
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    what kind of paint do you use. Because it would have to be a "special" caliper paint.
     
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    I used G2 caliper paint I had to combine red blue and a little black to get my color. but I would use some hobby paint to see what colors u would need to make a good color for you then buy the G2 paint.
     
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    I'm thinking of painting mine as well. My '06 is Tungsten Gray with black stripes. Any suggestions?
     
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    IDK THATS TUFF. PERSONALLY I THINK RED IS JUST TOO MUCH NOW A DAYS. MAYBE A NICE SILVER OR GREY.
     
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    I know right. I'm having a hard time picturing anything that would stand out that I like. I think red looks good with black or blue cars. Don't really like yellow or purple. I'm thinking maybe satin black to match my stripes IMG_4306.JPG
     
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    i painted mine black with caliper paint
     
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