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2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Appearance Mods Discussion, Refinishing (painting or powder coating) calipers in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; Originally Posted by Mn800r Blue will look good! When's the deed going to happen? Well, it's certainly got to get ...
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    Re: Few new pics of painted calipers

    Quote Originally Posted by Mn800r View Post
    Blue will look good! When's the deed going to happen?
    Well, it's certainly got to get higher than 17 deg outside before I even think of picking up caliper cleaner and sundry other stuff. I'll be in touch.
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    Re: Few new pics of painted calipers

    Just a tad cooler here, so i here you big shooter. Rebuild kits in the mix also with this job?.

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    Re: Few new pics of painted calipers

    randy, post up how that paint turns out once you get it done. I'm wanting to do zr1 blue on mine.

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    Re: Few new pics of painted calipers

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    I like how it says "Do not attempt to paint an entire caliper or it will peel". Trying to decide why it would work on a small area but destroy itself on a larger area.

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    Re: Few new pics of painted calipers



    This is what 04Vguy on ls1tech ended up with using that touch-up paint. I'm still on the fence and may just use G2's blue.
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    Gold. DAMMIT!

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    I wonder how many people are going to think you tried to match that blue with the Stealth Gray color...

    GOLD!

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    Re: Few new pics of painted calipers

    ^^+1

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    Re: Few new pics of painted calipers

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    Gold. DAMMIT! ...
    Quote Originally Posted by Mn800r View Post
    ^^+1
    I'd feel like a poser.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rand49er View Post

    I'd feel like a poser.
    You're gonna feel color blind with that blue on stealth gray.

    GOLD.

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    Yo' check out mgp caliper covers ( not trying to advertise) they got paint beat by a mile.

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    You should check out the caliper covers. (Sweet) mgp makes some eye catchers

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    Re: Few new pics of painted calipers

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    Yo' check out mgp caliper covers ( not trying to advertise) they got paint beat by a mile.

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    You should check out the caliper covers. (Sweet) mgp makes some eye catchers
    Don't even have our car listed: http://www.calipercovers.com/_e/gdept/10/Cadillac.htm
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    Mine either, lol. I'm bugging the s%#+ out of to add more to there list though

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    Re: Few new pics of painted calipers

    Poser...lol your alright for a silver hair!

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    DON'T YOU DARE!!!!!! I will make the life miserable of any g00b who dare put caliper covers on a V!

    I have mercilessly mocked SHO owners who have done this.

    I don't think they can offer them anyway. The V brakes produce too much heat because, you know, they actually work...

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    Re: Few new pics of painted calipers

    Quote Originally Posted by Mn800r View Post
    ... you're alright for a silver hair!
    Fixed. And it's silver only on the temples.
    '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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