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      03-26-2009, 05:38 PM   #1
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White Calipers with ///M Decals ***PICS***

Well...I did it! Many said not to because of the brake dust and how dirty they will be, but I thought it would look great. Worst case scenario, I can repaint them for a couple hundred bucks!

Here are some pics of the process...final pics will be posted when my 20" 360 Forged wheels go back on, hopefully this weekend.

They came out better then I thought they would

***For those wondering, the hole in the middle of the front caliper was covered with a vinyl (hopefully it will last). at first I didnt fill the hole with anything, and the ///M decal looked stupid over an open hole, so we put a clear vinyl and then painted over it. We will see how it holds up against the heat!
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      03-26-2009, 05:41 PM   #2
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U fail lol. U mention pics, WE WANT PICS. RIGHT AWAY lol.
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      03-26-2009, 05:51 PM   #3
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U fail lol. U mention pics, WE WANT PICS. RIGHT AWAY lol.
sooo...what do you think brother with a similiar caliper?
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      03-26-2009, 06:11 PM   #4
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HOLY taped car. Lets see final pictures NOW. looks good so far
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      03-26-2009, 06:15 PM   #5
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I think thats some really really really good prepping and especially good outcome. Looks great man. Love the rear ones as well. I left mine just white. Looks great. I c these past couple of days the mod bug hit u pretty hard. hahah.
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      03-26-2009, 06:26 PM   #6
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Never seen white calipers before. Interested to see finished results!
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      03-26-2009, 06:47 PM   #7
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nice - lets see em with the wheels on.
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      03-26-2009, 06:56 PM   #8
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Look very nice? M3 Logo is nice.
Spray paint calipers can it cause any problem? such as seal up?

If there is no problem, I will like to get it done.
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      03-26-2009, 08:16 PM   #9
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looks awsome but how the heck are you going to keep those clean?
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      03-26-2009, 08:33 PM   #10
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looks awsome but how the heck are you going to keep those clean?
Yes.
How about M3 logo on black?
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Saw them in person - the shop did a really nice job - cant wait to see what they look like with tires mounted!
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i'm really considering this but i'm going for the white/black look and don't know if i should leave them black or not
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i'm really considering this but i'm going for the white/black look and don't know if i should leave them black or not
Slammed originally was going to do either red (to match his FR interior) or black - when he said white I wasnt sure how it would look. When I saw them in person they look really nice. Pics dont do it justice!
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      03-26-2009, 09:23 PM   #14
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ummmmm.... wooowwwwiiiiiiiiwow!!
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      03-26-2009, 09:25 PM   #15
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wow!
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Lookin pretty sick...luv the M decal
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Very nice.

Question though! Woulnd't it have been easier to take the calipers off the car?? I'm not very mechanical so I'm not sure?
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I think thats some really really really good prepping and especially good outcome. Looks great man. Love the rear ones as well. I left mine just white. Looks great. I c these past couple of days the mod bug hit u pretty hard. hahah.
Yep, my body shop is serious! They know how to do things the right way!!

Hahaa, yes its spring time...so let the mods begin...need to spicen things up for the summer!

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nice - lets see em with the wheels on.
Coming up this weekend hopefully!

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Look very nice? M3 Logo is nice.
Spray paint calipers can it cause any problem? such as seal up?

If there is no problem, I will like to get it done.
noo...no such problems...at least none I could imagine!

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looks awsome but how the heck are you going to keep those clean?
Clean them as often as I clean my rims (daily)

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i'm really considering this but i'm going for the white/black look and don't know if i should leave them black or not
your call..depends on what color wheels you have...and what color your interior is (especially if you dont have tinted windows)
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Very nice.

Question though! Woulnd't it have been easier to take the calipers off the car?? I'm not very mechanical so I'm not sure?

Not sure how hard it is to get calipers off, but my body shop doesn't have actual mechanics or technicians, this is how they always do it. They did the exact same work on a Rolls Royce Drophead a couple months ago!
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your M stickers are backwards ...

looks kind of weird
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your M stickers are backwards ...

looks kind of weird

No, they are not!!

I did it next to an SL 55 AMG, and we put it the same direction...which is the same direction Brembo and Porsche is as well.












Still think its upside down?
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Subscribed. I aslo want to see the final product with wheels. I am also interested in painting mine. I just can't justify $$$ks for a BBK that probably will never see track time. I got an estimate from a shop here in OC...they were asking $1,200. It seemed like a rip-off so I am seriously considering doing this myself unless I find a local shop for a few hundred bucks.
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