Body paint for calipers?

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  1. Bill94vert

    Bill94vert Active Member

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    Im wanting to paint my cobra calipers to match the exterior but i will have to use my base paint. Will that take any heat that the calipers produce?
     
  2. Matt94GT

    Matt94GT Legend SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    hurmm id love to say yes but those calipers get damn hot man...
     
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    GDawg Well-Known Member

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    Most caliper paints state that they are high heat. Probably a reason for that.
     
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    Dalamar Legend SN95 Supporter Retired Staff

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    yes you need high temp paint.
    I'd also put some high temp clear on it afterwords.
     
  5. ALITL8

    ALITL8 Well-Known Member

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    there are companies that powder coat in custom colors. its not cheap but they can match just about any color ;) other than that youre pretty much stuck with the colors that are available :dunno:

    VHT caliper paint is good stuff!!!!
     
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    I would rather have that than a color that did not match the red on my cobra ;)
     
  7. gabe8496

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    Use duplicolor ceramic paint. Did that on mine and it looks good. Just do enough layers so it doesn't look like it was "brushed" on...