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What Colour To Do My Calipers S3...

kaz219 Nov 10, 2008

  1. kaz219

    kaz219 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Hi Guys.

    Bought some 345mm brakes but unsure of what colour to do them?

    I was thinking either LCR RED or S3 BLACK...

    ATM, Their R32 Blue:

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    The car is the A3 in my sig..

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    Black: [​IMG]

    PS. I will get the thing that says S3 on the brakes....

    PPS. I'm looking to get some black wheels with red in them for summer...

    Opnions will be greatly appreciated

    Kaz
     
  2. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Black, blue is **** & red is so cheesy now IMHO
     
  3. Sem

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    Black for sure. Agree with red being cheesy :D
     
  4. jonnyc

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    Go with something a little different as you have them off the car and can do anything you want..

    Silver or Yellow would look good..
     
  5. edition

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    Anybody know the part number for the S3 clips that go onto the caliper??
     
  6. NHN

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    Jonny there's little different & then there's just plain ugly, yellow calipers, :puke2: its even more cheesy than red & tbh silver I'm not to sure would suit black car, but worth a try with Pshop
     
  7. NHN

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    8P0615269 page 615-50 on etka.
     
  8. edition

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    Cheers for that, do you have a price?


    Also can they be removed easily?
     
  9. kaz219

    kaz219 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Haha...Yellow :D

    I liketo be diff but i dont want to stand out like a sore thumb :p

    I had red on my Golf and it looked ok but they were only tiny calipers (or they looked tiny becuase the wheels were massive!)


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    Im thinking black like most of you but red is still bugging me:

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    Im thinking similar wheels in a few months (if i dont change my mind)
     
  10. edition

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    Too be fair i recon it depends what car there on.


    I mean yellow on a quick porka looks great imo.....


    Red on the 147 Gta looks great imo.....
     
  11. jonnyc

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    Lol it was only a suggestion! :)
     
  12. kaz219

    kaz219 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Tell you what...I'll paint mine Yellow and then swap them with yours??

    What dya say :icon_thumright::laugh:
     
  13. kaz219

    kaz219 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Think I'm going Black :D

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    I don't think you can go wrong with it as it goes with pretty much anything :D

    Anyone know any good sprays to use?

    And Do i have to primer first?

    Tips on painting will be appreciated :D

    Cheers
     
  14. NHN

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    Lynx is quite good I hear................
     
  15. kaz219

    kaz219 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    You guyzzzz :rolleyes: Lol

    Paint sprays for calipers i meant :D
     
  16. NHN

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    hey its monsoon outside & I mean that aswell for god knows how many days, I was bored so give me a break, lol,
     
  17. kaz219

    kaz219 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Nooooooo :(

    ...just seen these:

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    Confused on the colourr again..

    Does anyone actually think RED looks nice or shall i leave it to the Evos/Porsches...
     
  18. kaz219

    kaz219 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    For the S3 Clip...its 21+Vat for a side!

    What a rip!

    I'll just leave the R32 ones on for now!
     
  19. boggym

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    Go for black. Classic colour for Audi's, looks smart and doesn't stick out like a sore thumb.
     

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