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Old 05-29-2013, 01:15 PM   #1
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Painting calipers

How would i go about removing black caliper paint from my calipers?(its flaking) and im wanting to go red like my last mustang so suggestions on how to remove and best paint would be greatly appreciated
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I would think just sand it off. Good luck
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I have a shop i can go to with a sand blaster, but would that just be to extreme?
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I have a shop i can go to with a sand blaster, but would that just be to extreme?
No, just don't use anything to abrasive for no reason rather than taking the old paint off. Walnut shells are what I use for removing paint and cleaning up parts. sometimes you can get away with baking soda.
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On my old calipers i used a wire brush to clean them off of contaminates and then sprayed off with brake cleaner since it evaps easily, then wiped down with a a paper towel that dont leave behind fibers.. And next put 3 good coats of dupi color red caliper paint
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On my old calipers i used a wire brush to clean them off of contaminates and then sprayed off with brake cleaner since it evaps easily, then wiped down with a a paper towel that dont leave behind fibers.. And next put 3 good coats of dupi color red caliper paint
Good cleaning always helps adhesion and a nice lasting finish. but if it were me I would blast them at low pressure to get any old paint off. clean and then paint.
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Good cleaning always helps adhesion and a nice lasting finish. but if it were me I would blast them at low pressure to get any old paint off. clean and then paint.
Alright man thanks!
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If it's heat paint any strong caliper and brake cleaner will get it off
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