Painted Rotor Hubs?

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2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Appearance Mods Discussion, Painted Rotor Hubs? in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; Please forgive a newbie if this is an old topic, but has anyone else painted their rotor hubs to prevent ...
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    V-Guy is offline Cadillac Owners Enthusiast
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    Painted Rotor Hubs?

    Please forgive a newbie if this is an old topic, but has anyone else painted their rotor hubs to prevent the recurrent rust that appears there? I cleaned mine with some Naval Jelly and a wire brush, then put on coats of automotive primer and high-heat Rustoleum in metalic silver. I doubt that the paint is gonna hold up forever, but they sure look a lot better than those rusty hubs.

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    ctsv154 is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
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    Re: Painted Rotor Hubs?

    I sprayed mine black and its been holding up fine.

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    darkman is offline Cadillac Owners Master
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    Re: Painted Rotor Hubs?

    Ditto here.

    I use Duplicolor spray caliper paint - it comes in several colors silver, black, red, blue, etc.

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    rand49er is offline Cadillac Owners 10000+ Posts
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    Re: Painted Rotor Hubs?

    Okay. Now, ANOTHER mod to add to my ever-growing backlog.
    '05 CTS-V, Maggie, Kooks, Hotchkis, Ground Control, Corsa, B&M, DSS/Hendrix, Full 3M Clear Bra, Autovation, V Headrests, CTS Console, STS-V 55w Fogs, Black Vette FRCs, Specter Werkes, Katech LS9 Clutch, SS Brake Lines, Heavymetals U-Turn Fuel Line Eliminator, Momo Combat Evo Shift Knob, Wldwhl Clear Sidemarkers, Linea Corse LC855 Wheels or OEM wheels w/'06-'07 Center Caps, plus a couple more. 472 RWHP/411 RWTQ (Mustang Dyno).

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    supergeess is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
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    Re: Painted Rotor Hubs?

    I have done the same twice now.
    Darkman, how is the caliper paint holding up?

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    CancerJCC is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
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    Re: Painted Rotor Hubs?

    I used the silver caliper paint and primer as well. Although I only had them for 6 or so months before I got new rotors they held up nicely.

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