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Old 02-25-2007, 04:08 PM   #1
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Default What color to paint my calipers?

Silver / Black / Red ?
I'll probably just use the Duplicolor kit for calipers. I was thinking black with silver "Trans Am" decals on top, or vice-versa. Also not in the picture is the "Trans Am" letters for the doors in silver. Any ideas? Thanks guys.
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Old 02-25-2007, 05:12 PM   #2
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I have a white WS6 and painted the calipers red.
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Old 02-25-2007, 06:01 PM   #3
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i just did mine in silver my car is silver
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silver or red..mine are red..It stands out more in red....although I also debated silver.
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I've always been partial to red.
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Old 02-25-2007, 09:08 PM   #6
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I just didn't know if red would look right with the car being black and silver. That's why I was thinking of keeping that same color scheme.
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Old 02-25-2007, 09:43 PM   #7
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I say silver calipers with black lettering.
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Old 02-25-2007, 09:47 PM   #8
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Red Calipers with Silver lettering. Hey it works for the ZO6, right?
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Do them silver. I did my calipers silver and I have silver door emblems. Makes it more uniform when looking at it.
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Old 02-26-2007, 01:13 AM   #10
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Guys... feel free to post pics of what yours looks like on your car to give a better idea.
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Old 02-27-2007, 09:19 AM   #11
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go black with chrome caliper decal
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Red!!!
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RED FTW!!
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What decals is everyone using? I want something that really stands out when I do mine.
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Old 02-27-2007, 08:19 PM   #15
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How do you guys think red would look on a black / silver car?

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What decals is everyone using? I want something that really stands out when I do mine.
These are what the decals look like. WS6 Store sells them and a non-sponser does as well. (PM me for the link.) EDIT- These are not my calipers, just a picture of the style of decals I would like to use:

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Old 02-27-2007, 10:50 PM   #16
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Grind them down a little bit and polish them! You have the chrome rims that come very close to matching the polished aluminum. I'll send some pics of mine when I get my car back if you are still interested.
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What do you use to get them smooth? Sandpaper? My wheels are TT2's, and are polished aluminum. If you were looking at the wheels in post #15, they are not my wheels; just a picture of some calipers with the style of decals I'd like to use.
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I'm having my calipers and valve covers powder coated SOM to match the car. Thinking about having the intake sanded and painted the same color as well.
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Anyone else???
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I would paint them red if you want them to stand out, thats what color mine are and it looks real good on a black car.
IT also looks real good when you sand them down and use a rubbing compound to make them look like chrome, but thats alot of work.
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