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Old 03-16-2008, 12:18 AM   #1
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Default '04 MSM in my Garage today

A local buddy stopped by and we painted his calipers red... and tried to mod his foglights so the dash switch isn't stupid, but epic fail.

Autocross tomorrow! I'll take pics.
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Old 03-16-2008, 02:36 AM   #2
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Should have got more pics of the car lol, i just painted my pads and everything i like it better stands out more
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Should have got more pics of the car lol, i just painted my pads and everything i like it better stands out more
why would you want your stock dinky brakes to stick out more....?

i guess it looks alright on a msm, it kinda looks like it belongs
but on one of the na miatas, like a 90-95,, i think it looks tacky, almost ricerish



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i just noticed that you put the msm up on jack stands,
but love your car soo much that you put towels on the stands lol

its kind of a good idea
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The little towels are just to distribute the load a little more across the frame rails. On my car, they're all bent to **** from the dozens of times I've jacked in the same places. Cars I care about get the towel treatement.

And this is a buddy's car... mine are painted black. I agree though that all the other red highlights on the car make the brake painting on an MSM appropriate.
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I love the looks of freshly painted calipers. I just hate how crappy looking they get after a while. Anyone here ever have them powder coated?
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I've been thinking of powder coating mine black to match the car... I don't want them to stick out, I just want them to look cleaner.
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silver calipers have more clamping force.
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