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Silver - to return the factory look 8 17.78%
Black 20 44.44%
Green 2 4.44%
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Some other gay color that G2 offers - I will write it in my post below. 3 6.67%
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Old 10-04-2008, 12:59 PM   #1
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Default What color to paint brake calipers?

Im thinking of ricing my car just a little bit. I am having a hard time deciding on the color.

Car is green.


Edit: Damnit, I forgot to add "Leave as is" as one of the poll options.
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Other than black=GHEY.
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Im thinking of ricing my car just a little bit. I am having a hard time deciding on the color.

Car is green.


Edit: Damnit, I forgot to add "Leave as is" as one of the poll options.
Painting the calipers? Just because I suppose? Yea, anything other than how they are or black is just ******* stupid. Especially if your car is green.....

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If your looking for rice, i think red is sick. But I would go with black on my car for a more clean look, i think silver might be a bit flashy. Keep in mind black wont really ever really "look" dirty compared to say red.
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Neon brite green.
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Neon brite green.
Makes sense on a green car, but im not into full blow rice.
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If caliper paint will stick to your brakes, you drive like a *****.
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A Gold-ish Bronze. Like on the Brembos that the G35 has. And Gold or Bronze (or the mix thereof) goes good with Green.
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A Gold-ish Bronze. Like on the Brembos that the G35 has. And Gold or Bronze (or the mix thereof) goes good with Green.
yeah, only they're not brembos and anyone who shows off calipers is posting on the wrong forum, homosexual, HIV positive, and most likely a child molester.
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oh hai, didn't you just start a "why asians rice their cars" thread?
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yeah, only they're not brembos and anyone who shows off calipers is posting on the wrong forum, homosexual, HIV positive, and most likely a child molester.
Good thing I don't show off my calipers... lol

I didn't say chrome did I? Painting them does TWO things. It helps inhibit corrosion from the elements (unless you track-race the thing, then the paint burns off) and second it keeps them looking good longer. I don't see it any different than painting the valve cover, or polishing engine parts, or putting a picture of a Pirate Miata as an Avatar...

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Gray or charcoal. It blends in better than black.
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Good thing I don't show off my calipers... lol

I didn't say chrome did I? Painting them does TWO things. It helps inhibit corrosion from the elements (unless you track-race the thing, then the paint burns off) and second it keeps them looking good longer. I don't see it any different than painting the valve cover, or polishing engine parts, or putting a picture of a Pirate Miata as an Avatar...

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black and silver are fine, any other color is gayer than me.
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I painted mine a dark bronze. They had that corroded gray color going on, and it was ugly. I don't care if it's rice or gay, I think it looks a lot better than it did. I think bronze would look really good with your green.

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This is what I'm talking about. I don't think its "Showey". It just looks nice, and from a distance, it would compliment the color of the car. IMHO...

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Gold or Black...
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Black it is.
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Lol, threads like this are way better with hustler back.

Id paint mine black, but seriously any other color is ******* gay.

Oh wow look at my sick tiny stock calipers, i bought the paint at autozone.
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