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In need of insperation... What colour do i paint brakes? do i put stickers back on?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by S3 Paul, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. S3 Paul

    S3 Paul Well-Known Member
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    Right... i need a kick up the arse with this one...
    When i finaly decided on what wheels and colour i was going for i promised myself i would freshen up the brakes
    I have Brembo calipers with grooved discs but they need freshening up... here are a couple of pictures to help people visualise the car...
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    Im thinking i will be painting these at home ( i have a spare pair to fit while i do )
    Im sure ive read people used Hammerite spray on the fronts?
    I was going to use hammerite smooth paint on the rear calipers.
    Is there a better option?
    Also ... do i stay red? or maybe change.
    Brembo logo or porsche ??

    Please help. as after reading what people have done i tend to pull my finger out.
     
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  3. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow...
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    I have used smoothrite satin black on mine and it has lasted well... colour wise then I think thats a personal thing tbh... red is generic but maybe yellow?

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  4. jay1601

    jay1601 Well-Known Member

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    silver
     
  5. superkarl

    superkarl MAN OF STEEL

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    100% Porsche logo to compliment the wheels.
    Yellow suits sandips noggy alot!
    But with yours having darker wheels I'd stay red
     
  6. S3 Rav

    S3 Rav Well-Known Member

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    Porsche details would look great. Agree yellow looks great.
     
  7. dre_S3

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    Stay red looks nice with your wheels :)
     
  8. AJC

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    I'll second Porsche decals with your wheels Paul. If you've got a set to put on whilst you're doing them then I'd definitely get them powder coated, stick the decals on and then get them lacquered. They'll look perfect and will last for ages. Colour is a personal choice so try a few colours before you get them powder coated, I reckon off white with black logo would look good on your car but they'd probably end up a dirty grey after a couple of drives......
     
  9. camscockle20vT

    camscockle20vT The stigs ugly brother

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    Black.
     
  10. knoxie

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    sorry its off subject but what wheels are they!!!!???

    pure porn!!!

    id say be different go blue or bright green...
     
  11. s3gazz

    s3gazz Well-Known Member

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    im in the same boat paul what paint or spray to use and how long does it take to do the LCR brembos
     
  12. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
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    Another vote fr yellow here dudey!!

    Maybe you should setup a poll.
     
  13. [Dave B]

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    Silver!
     
  14. slydog18

    slydog18 N88GGY S3

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    I was looking at a set of white powder coated porsche calipers, with black porsche logos, for sale on edition and reckon they would look sexy on Noggys but not sure about brake dust covering them quickly.

    Saying that you have dark wheels and I reckon with silver wheels they would work best.
     
  15. fitzdog88

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    Yellow will set it of just nice mate everyones since the 90s has had red ones
     
  16. Schlaag

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    Silver or an anthracite. Stay subtle!
     

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