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Old 08-14-2009, 12:02 AM   #1
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Caliper Covers?

I never heard of this before. MGP caliper covers, why?

MGP Mustang Caliper Covers (Set of 4) - Red (94-04) at AmericanMuscle.com - Free Shipping!
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Re: Caliper Covers?

I guess they look cool as compared to rusty calipers, but seems like they'd be worthless for anything else, especially heat dissipation.
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Meh, I'd rather get the ones that say 'Cobra' on them. Some pretty blue ones.
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I plan on polishing mine soon, since you can't do the rears I will probably paint them right after too. Only problem I see is to as what color I should paint them.
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they dont look good, A set of painted calipers are much better IMO.
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they look like ****
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Old 08-18-2009, 07:49 AM   #7
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When I bought my car I had rusty front calipers. I wire-brushed them with some anti-rust fluid, masked them off with aluminum foil and sprayed them with silver paint. $10 and a couple hours. Surprisingly, they are still silver after 6 years. A hint of rusty color now in the paint, but good enough to hide behind the rims I've got.

I've thought about finding a set of the Bullitt brakes if they ever need replaced...
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yup just keep an eye out for a set of cobra brakes for cheap, generally you can get them for 100-150 bucks (calipers and pads) used. You can always have a set powdercoated.
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I purchased a set. They did claim to dissapate heat. I thought at the very least-that they would improve the appearance of the butt ugly stock calipers. They said that the clearance would not be a problem with my original stock 17" 5 spoke Bullitt style wheels. I could not make them fit-they caught the back of the wheel-despite the claims from the manufacturer/ and the fact I did all that I could to try and make them fit...
I sent them back to American Muscle for a refund.
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I could understand buying them if someone didn't want to mess around with paint and prep and stuff if they were cheap, but for 189.00...hell with that!
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I could understand buying them if someone didn't want to mess around with paint and prep and stuff if they were cheap, but for 189.00...hell with that!

Holy moly. I just finally hit the link to see these things when I saw you post the price... Terrible to the point of being funny. Does MGP make Legos by any chance?
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wow, everything that really needed to be said was said, except I don't feel that this point was accentuated enough...189 dollars? WHAT!! and i like the ad, "gives you a big brake race ready look that will turn heads" if I turned my head for those, it would be to say to who,m ever I am with the word RICE.
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yea just because you have attention and people looking at your car does NOT mean they like what they see.
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