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Old 19th August 2006, 17:31   #61
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Yeah ! Very rarely do people paint their brake drums . I've seen only a scorpio with painted drums till date.
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Old 19th August 2006, 21:47   #62
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Default Painted drums...

I've painted my drums - matte black, to have them looking decent through my alloys, & methinks it's generally a good idea to have them resprayed.

Drums, due to their proximity to the road surface & their general inaccessibility through the wheels, tend to gather dirt & rust. I've seen enough cars with really sharp thin spoke alloys & a beautiful set of rusty drums right behind them!

When I was having my callipers painted flaming red, I had a 'curious bystander' at the garage who wanted me to do the drums in yellow as well... Hope he wasn't a T-BHPian!
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Old 19th August 2006, 22:29   #63
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i"ve painted my brake callipers and Engine accents.
It sure looks good.

No one paints the brake drums!! Very rare maybe! I have'nt done so.
ZAk, look for a red skoda parked near teh place/road you picked me up last week.

I guess with good alloys it may look gr8 too.
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well i paid 300 bucks to get this done ..

http://www.flickr.com/photos/9424981...7594234364294/

i've got the same on my wagonr in red and they stay on for years but you just need to clean them once a week or they look really bad.

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Guys,

Have A Look..



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Old 20th August 2006, 14:39   #66
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@Mugen!!! That does look good !!!
@manveet : I guess karthik247 painted his callipers yellow on his own at a cost of around 50 (Dunno what paint he used though)
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Old 20th August 2006, 18:37   #67
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Which Paint 2 use...

I had got painted it Red b4 but now the colour got blackkish...

Need 2 do it properly again

Suggest...
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Old 25th January 2007, 13:33   #68
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i know i am too late for this thread , but what the heck,speedzak,its ok if u paint the caliper bright colors, i got it done with dupont passion red[any other red would would b dull], it doesnt peel of,but pleeeease dont paint the drum any fancy color jus paint plain satin black,note:satin black not dull black or glossy black ok???
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Old 9th October 2007, 17:04   #69
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High Perf Caliper Paint Kit

herez a caliper paint which i found online.. its got the method to paint it too without removing the brakes.
looks good.. and comes cheap at 15$ for the complete set..
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Guys,

I want to get color for rear durms and front Brake calipers.

Pls. let me know your thoughst what goes wlell ona black car, Yellow or Red?

Also, confirm one more point if I get the wheels removed for painting and have the wheels fitted back requires any wheel alignment check?
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Is it possible to get a good finish by painting the drums by brush? or spray painting is better?
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If you can manage to spray paint, it is the best way to do.
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Could someone please suggest a nice looking colour for my brake caliper and rear drum:



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yellow would be pretty nice for the calipers.
my suggestion - forget painting the drum. it looks weird.
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yellow would be pretty nice for the calipers.
my suggestion - forget painting the drum. it looks weird.
I was thinking Yellow too. Drum can be painted black to avoid looking like a rust colour dabba.
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