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#1 D3ano

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:04 PM

can anybody recommend what type of caliper paint is best, where to get it from and how much.

 

is brush paint better or aerosol ??

 

ive got a black fiesta zetec-s 56 plate cheers ;-)



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#2 stevegtuk

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:46 PM

Hammerite works well, brush or spray



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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:54 PM

my mate uses normal spray paint when painting callipers



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Posted 07 April 2013 - 05:31 PM

photo (5).JPG i just done mine with a brush on calliper paint from ebay



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Posted 07 April 2013 - 11:31 PM

Hammerite smooth on my Focus and Mondeo before that. Brush on and works/lasts well!



#6 Gaz RS

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 12:13 PM

I've used Halfords own calliper paint on two cars now and can't fault it. 2-3 coats on each calliper with a small brush and some cheap artists brushes for the hard to get at bits

 

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:36 PM

i would say brush my self just make sure its high temp paint



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