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So I painted my rotors today.. def worth the time. 1 hour for the two fronts..

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Cool. The pics make it look easy enough that I could do it. :thumbsup:

But one Q, it looks like you painted right over the rust. Isn't that just going to come right off as the rust flakes? :confused:
 

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Cool. The pics make it look easy enough that I could do it. :thumbsup:

But one Q, it looks like you painted right over the rust. Isn't that just going to come right off as the rust flakes? :confused:
Good question i'm waiting for an answer on that as well.

What kind of paint did you use?
 

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yeah I painted over the rust(not chipping) but anything looks better than what it was...

Paint was black rustoleum. If I have any problems I'll keep you all posted.
 

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Use POR 15. You can paint directly over the rust and it won't chip off. It is a little pricier than regular paint but it is worth it. Just don't get it on your skin because it will be there for a while.
 

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Looks great Cowan! I really need to do this...

How long did it take to dry?
 

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not long... actually went ahead and put the wheels back on about 15mins after i finished painting(paint was still sticky but not wet).. washed my car one hour later.. Def worth it.. not much time invested in this and it looks awesome.
 

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I'm probably going to have to do this soon too. Well, whenever my zinc coating wears off I guess.
 

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dude how much horsepower did all those stickers give you? Just kidding

seriously I bought some paint to do mine but I think I will wait and do it the right way like you...i think they turned out good..and look slick on the fastest color car:thumbsup:
 

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dude how much horsepower did all those stickers give you? :
10rwhp for the first three stickers then for every sticker after that adds 1lb of boost.. all in all I think it was around an extra 176rwhp :thumbsup:
 

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forgot to say this earlier when i was asking questions but it looks great i wanna do mine now i should really get off my @ss and install my collection of parts in the shop
 

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I'm sick of the rust myself and that look good! Nice job.
 

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I noticed that POR15 has silver, I was thinking of giving that a whirl instead of black. I know it's going to get black from dust, but I keep my wheels extra clean. Any comments?
 

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I used POR15 on my frames from restoring cars and it works awesome, but I don't think POR15 is UV stable. So over time it might turn yellow and breakdown. IMO, I would use high temp engine paint if you want different colors.

Oh yeah, there rotors look good, going to do my today too.
 
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