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Painted my calipers on Saturday with the G2 red epoxy caliper paint kit. :cool:






 

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nice job:cheesy:
they look awesome.i am planning to paint my calipers also....but i might not go for the classic red color........i think i am gonna choose a black or carbon one
 

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Looks like a pro job.
I like the clean look of a painted caliber.
Thanks, I completely disassembled the calipers for painting. Much easier than masking them off with tape! :D
 

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They really look great! I have the same wheel and color(Titan Gray?) combination. Now I might have to do this in all that FREE time I have.:D
 

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I too have the same wheel/paint combo. are your wheels 17s? they look kinda small. nice job, they look great!
 

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I'm sorry but red painted calipers on a Saab is ridiculous, it belongs to true sports cars like Porsche, anything else is pure rice.

Extra points taken off for doing it to a stationwagon, errr... Sportcombi. Do your kids have 5-point harnesses and racing helmets?

If you're going to paint them without looking like a poser, do it in metallic silver.
 

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Do not flame. It doesnt look bad at all, but I will agree with colour. I would have painted it a silver / black But thats me. Im not a fan of bright colours (red yellow blue)

But it still looks good :)
 

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Do your kids have 5-point harnesses and racing helmets?
Yes....Yes they do. :cool:
 

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I'm not flaming, I'm just trying to keep the rice out of Saab.

Here's the proper paint for calipers:

 

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No, I'd choose Red. Otherwise, people don't notice that they're painted!

It's kind of like my Euro front plate that says "Turbo".

Actually, Nocturne Blue wouldn't look bad on calipers. Hmmmmmmmmm.
 

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What's the point of painting them if they just look new (silver) vs painted? Looks like a lot of work for nothing.

I don't think painted calipers are rice at all....now coffee can mufflers, NOS, and big trunk wings, that's rice. Remember, Porsche was painting calipers long before Subaru.

I picked red b/c I think red goes very well with the Titan Grey. If I had a different body color, I probably would not have gone red.
 

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Ebay. Search for G2 Caliper paint kit. Comes in several colors. $37+Free Shipping for the kit.
 

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MarkJ said:
I'm sorry but red painted calipers on a Saab is ridiculous, it belongs to true sports cars like Porsche, anything else is pure rice.

Extra points taken off for doing it to a stationwagon, errr... Sportcombi. Do your kids have 5-point harnesses and racing helmets?

If you're going to paint them without looking like a poser, do it in metallic silver.
Nah, red calipers on Saabs are way cool :cool:



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MarkJ said:
I'm not flaming, I'm just trying to keep the rice out of Saab.

Here's the proper paint for calipers:
So what makes silver the "proper paint"?:roll: I have mine painted red too, and I think that it is the "proper paint" because you can actually see that I did something to it, and at the same time it doesn't scream look at me. In fact I think it looks sporty, like a sport sedan should.

Ok I'm done venting!:lol:
 

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Ok, I will now take my position as the President of the Red Caliper Club.
 

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there is no point arguing about the color......each one of u has a different taste in style......not only about a car exterior.......

as far as i am concerned the red caliper gives a more sporty look.......and i think that if someone wants to match the aggressiveness of a red color caliper with a 93 he must first look to mod other parts of the car.........because a stock 93 is not that aggro just to setup a red caliper.........unless the car comes at red body colour.


for me a 93 with a not very aggro look must get black or dark blue calipers with shiny white Saab logo on it.
think about it:cheesy:
 

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MarkJ said:
I'm not flaming, I'm just trying to keep the rice out of Saab.

Here's the proper paint for calipers:

MarkJ said:
I'm sorry but red painted calipers on a Saab is ridiculous, it belongs to true sports cars like Porsche, anything else is pure rice.

Red-painted calipers belong to true sports cars, and cross-drilled rotors don't? :D
 
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