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  1. Painted my Calipers...Thoughts? W/Pics!!

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    I painted one of my calipers so far, but plan to do all four. I used VHT high temp paint - super cleaned with brake cleaner, sand paper and alcohol. Painted twice with primer, three with red, and two with satin clear coat. Came out nice, was hard to put it back together without scraping the...
  2. Rear Brake Install

    V6 Tech
    After replacing both of my rear calipers, I got to thinking... Why on Earth is it so difficult to get the clips on the top of the rear pads up through the window on the caliper, and position everything properly in the bracket? I replace brakes multiple times a week, and service them almost...
  3. Help identify my disc brakes on my 69

    Classic Tech
    hey guys can some one tell me where my disc brakes / brakes calipers (are form) what car and model? the spindle use a-17 bearings, because i need new pads for it. number on the caliper are 6324b and M1-RWN10 on pads it says umd91
  4. Removing Calipers for Powder Coat

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey guys, I've been searching around online and can't find an exact answer to this. I'm planning to remove all 4 calipers and powder coat them red, but I've never removed them and am looking fro advice before I get into it. A guide or something would be great Thanks! Zac
  5. 1968 Disc Brake Swap

    Classic Tech
    Hey has anyone ever done a granada swap? If so are the one piston calipers good enough? I'm looking into doing this with my 1968 Coupe and I wanted to know what my options are with calipers because I have read on the internet that the one piston calipers arent as balanced and stable as...
  6. Thinking of painting calipers

    4.6L Talk
    I have a 96 gt and i'm thinking of painting the calipers the standard red. I'm sort of sketchy about it because my car is the darker, sort of candy apple red. Darker than the red I would by for my brake calipers. Should I be on the hunt for a darker paint to match my cars paint job or would the...
  7. 2012 Mustang GT Stock Powder Coated Wheels

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    I had my stock 18's and calipers powder coated a couple of weeks ago and I finally have a few pics. I think they turned out great and are definitely an improvement over stock. Now all I need to do is upgrade the exhaust so it sounds as mean as it looks....
  8. Painted stock wheels black, what caliper color?

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    Snapbucket :: 2010 Mustang picture by cmccarty - Photobucket Hey guys I just did my stock 18" wheels flat black this weekend until I get the cash to buy a new set of wheels. The wheels turned out pretty good, but now the calipers look pretty rough in the back ground. Im debating on what color...
  9. 2007 Mustang V6 Rear Brake Caliper Issues

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    So I recently put stoptech crossdrilled rotors on my mustang along with some stoptech brake pads. After lubing up all of the slide pins, pushing in all of the pistons, etc. I took it for a test drive. Halfway through the test drive i noticed that the engine sounded like it had stress on it when...
  10. How to know for sure that the brake calipers are frozen ?

    V6 Tech
    Hi All, I need some advice from brake experts here. I had replaced my pads earlier, but then found a few weeks later that my front drivers side pads are thinner and there's excessive brake dust on that side. So I replaced the pads again and lubricated the slide pins but now that doesn't seem to...
  11. 1993 lx Mustang disc brake diagnosis. caliper? pads?

    5.0L Tech
    the other day i was braking down from 75 mph to 0 getting off the highway and i found myself pushing the brake pedal almost all the way to the floor... i pulled over and found the right front wheel slightly smoking and the brakes were significantly weakened. when i got home i took the wheel off...
  12. Painted Brake Calipers w/ 2011 Mustang GT/CS 19" Wheels

    2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    I'm considering painting my brake calipers red on my new 2011 GT/CS (black). I'm interested in hearing your opion on how this will look. Also, I'd appreciate any pics of red calipers on the 19" Argent Painted Machined-Aluminum wheels that come with the california package. Thanks. :kooky:
  13. V6 guy Looking for GT Rotors and Brackets

    4.6L Tech
    Hey not sure if this is the right thread...But i am looking to upgrade my V6 brakes to the GT or bigger rotors, the ford racing upgrade is ugly behind my 20's(not a balla). if anyone has some rotors they want to get rid of let me know. Also wondering if anyone has a good place for say 13" or...
  14. 2007 V6 Full Tire Upgrade

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Ok so i went to take off the ol' winters on friday and little did i know that my summer treads were low so i decided to just throw some new ones on. I wanted to go wider with lower profile so i had to get new rims....why not. Ended up putting 20's on and no im not a balla got chrome because i...
  15. 2004 Mustang gt brake bleed problems...

    4.6L Tech
    ok...i took my 2 front calipers off to paint them and i went to bleed the brakes i reinstalled them and ive bled them like no joke 8 times...and i cant seem to get pressure back in my pedal... i dont know what to do know...ive bled all four brakes and im at a loss of ideas know...anything would...
  16. Brake upgrade query? 1998 Mustang GT

    4.6L Tech
    I've got a 98 GT- I would like to upgrade the brake calipers on my car to the two piston type that was put on the 99- and up body style. I've found a 2007 at my local salvage yard- can I use the calipers from that car to mine?
  17. Brake Caliper Painting for Dummies

    4.6L Talk
    My calipers were really bothering me. They were all dingy and highly visible behind the '00 Cobra R wheels I'm rockin' on the GT. I have plans to upgrade the brake system to Cobra brakes in the future, but I have other upgrades for the car that have higher priorities. But, I still don't want to...
  18. Duplicolor brake caliper kit review

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    The kit comes with the paint and caliper cleaner for around $18. The caliper cleaner takes off an gunk with out having to wipe. The paint is good, dries fast. About 5-10 mins between coats. I put 4 coats on so i could there would be no brush strokes. The kit is great.
  19. Cobra calipers to GT

    4.6L Tech
    I have an '04 GT, and am looking to upgrade my brakes. However, all I see on aftermarket sites are the Cobra calipers for 94-04 Mustangs. Will these work on my GT regardless of them being for a Cobra, or will I need to change something for them to fit? Is there any other option to get better...
  20. beef up the brakes on my 2007 Mustang V6

    2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    ok i was looking around, i was going to buy some brake caliper paint, and while i was looking at http://www.stage3motorsports.com/product/G2BCP i relized that the v6 mustangs brakes are absolutley terrible, so i figured while i was painting the caliper why dont i just make the breaks alittle...
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