Rusty Calipers

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Matt9817
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Rusty Calipers

Post by Matt9817 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:03 pm

Hi Folks

Just wondering if anyone here has had issues with brake calipers rusting? I did the pads today and thought I'd paint the calipers too:

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Scotty_b
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Re: Rusty Calipers

Post by Scotty_b » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:58 pm

Great cheap mod to do and really cleans up the car.
Astra K 1.4T 150 SRi, Summit white. De-Chromed with gloss black.


drcl
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Re: Rusty Calipers

Post by drcl » Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:17 am

Scotty_b wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:58 pm
Great cheap mod to do and really cleans up the car.
What colour would look good on a silver car?
1.6 CDTI 110HP Innovation trim, Intellilux, Navi, Sovereign silver, 17" wheels


Scotty_b
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Re: Rusty Calipers

Post by Scotty_b » Wed Jun 05, 2019 7:49 am

Silver or gold.
Astra K 1.4T 150 SRi, Summit white. De-Chromed with gloss black.


Keithfranklin
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Re: Rusty Calipers

Post by Keithfranklin » Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:45 am

Blue...VXRs and Opel sports have always used blue callipers
Astra Sri VX-Line Nav 1.6t i200 Advanced parking, AGR Seats, Intellilux lights, Sunroof, Climate Control, Spare Wheel, Summit White, Tinted rear windows, Electric folding door mirrors, Wellness system.Blue Brake Calipers, OPC-Line.


Scotty_b
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Re: Rusty Calipers

Post by Scotty_b » Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:08 am

Keithfranklin wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:45 am
Blue...VXRs and Opel sports have always used blue callipers
Do you have any photos of your calipers?
Astra K 1.4T 150 SRi, Summit white. De-Chromed with gloss black.


Keithfranklin
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Re: Rusty Calipers

Post by Keithfranklin » Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:03 am

I’ll sort some pictures out next week
Astra Sri VX-Line Nav 1.6t i200 Advanced parking, AGR Seats, Intellilux lights, Sunroof, Climate Control, Spare Wheel, Summit White, Tinted rear windows, Electric folding door mirrors, Wellness system.Blue Brake Calipers, OPC-Line.


Pompeydave
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Re: Rusty Calipers

Post by Pompeydave » Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:33 am

Nice job Matt , look good in silver , most I see are in red .


Matt9817
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Re: Rusty Calipers

Post by Matt9817 » Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:27 pm

Pompeydave wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:33 am
Nice job Matt , look good in silver , most I see are in red .
Didn't think they'd look great against the black Dave, chuffed with how they turned out... Alloys next!!

Matt


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