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  1. 2006 e90 330d Got my calipers painted (few pics) 
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    Got my car back today after dropping it off to get calipers and hubs painted yesterday. Myself and my mate got them done at place called Specialist Tyres in Letchworth. The lad who runs the place is cool and is a car enthusiast himself.

    I got the calipers painted matt black and hubs repainted silver. I'm very happy with the results

    few pics. My car needs a wash though......

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    My mate got the calipers painted gold on his black Audi A3 V6
    The alloys were also refurbished and painted in gunmetal grey.


    Last edited by Dizzle77; 16-05-2010 at 17:28.

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    Looks good mate, must paint them up on my E91 one day....
     
     

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    They're an instant improvement Dizzle, deffo gotta do mine when I replace the brakes
     
     

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    It looks nice , and it protects against rust better .

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    Looks nice.
    Actually I started doing mine but rain stopped me so I've done only one wheel
    I'll do rest next weekend.

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    Nice one Dizzle, never posted up my pics either, me bad.
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    Looking good

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    cheers guys!

    Yeah the guy said he applied 3-4 coats to each caliper and hub, so hopefully should last a while. Time will tell.

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    If you want to get the proper caliper paint kit, look around in Halfords for the clearance stock items they put in the corner. I got 2 x caliper paint kits from my local Halfords for 5 quid a pack. They only had 1 x yellow, and 2 x gold left, so I got both the gold. They're both sitting here collecting dust at the mo.
     
     

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