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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-23-2016 Thread Starter
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Caliper Covers

I'd really like to give my calipers some color. I know there are kits to paint them but I don't have the time or the space. Does anyone have experience with caliper covers? I'm not sure if it would end up looking cheesy. I'm also not sure if red or yellow would look best since my GT/CS is yellow. Pictures would be great.


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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-23-2016
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Personally I don't like the caliper covers, they just seemed to look a bit fake. I ended up just buying caliper paint and spent the weekend and taking my time with it. I'd say save your money. Just my $.02 but I'd go with yellow.

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Agreed on the paint vs. covers, the duplicolor kit works great on the steel calipers, never tried it on aluminum.
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I would have to agree as well. The caliper paint is a cleaner look in my opinion since you can spot caliper covers from a mile away. I would spend the time to paint them over putting on covers just from personal experience. Hope this helps.
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Thanks for all the input - yup paint is the way to go. I just need to find the time and space for a little weekend project.

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I have some in the basement. Bought them used for 60 bucks. Not sure if they will make my stang look chessy. Not sure what to do may resell them. May slap them on.
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The covers look cheap and like crap in my opinion . Take the time and clean and paint with ceramic caliper paint and you will be very happy.

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