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      03-29-2009, 01:53 AM   #45
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looks good.. but it will look better once you got your 360s on ... i think the stock 18s cover up a lot of the calipers. you dont get a good view of it.
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      03-29-2009, 03:19 AM   #46
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Cool idea. Hell of a lot cheaper than buying Brembos which most people buy for the cool color and not necessary unless they are on a track.

Brembos should've came from the factory.
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Oh no!!! All that masking paper failed...they messed up your car...it's all white everywhere...








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      03-29-2009, 07:27 AM   #47
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Slammed, AGAIN! This looks really, really good...makes me think of not getting my BBK and making this the brake upgrade...hmmmmmmm

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      03-29-2009, 08:27 AM   #48
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Looks pretty tasteful. Not as look-at-me as red or yellow, but will be noticed by other gearheads.
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      03-29-2009, 09:12 AM   #49
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Look goods.. i was thinking yellow for mine...but will have to reconsider now... might follow suite with white. I have the stock gunmetal 18s so the white will def stand out without throwing off the color scheme too much.
I wouldn't go yellow, at least not with the stock calipers. your car is SSII ? If so, I would probably do the same for your calipers - I had a lot of suggestions to go silver on my calipers, but I didn't think it would go with anything. But on a SSII, I think SSII calipers would look awesome (dont forget the M Decal, its what makes them look SICK!!!!
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looks good.. but it will look better once you got your 360s on ... i think the stock 18s cover up a lot of the calipers. you dont get a good view of it.
Oh for sure, theyre half done. I had a problem with the guy who was fixing them, so I picked them up on Friday and I took them elsewhere, so now they have to finish some sanding and re-clear them. Hopefully wont be more then a week ...I NEED THEM!!!


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Slammed, AGAIN! This looks really, really good...makes me think of not getting my BBK and making this the brake upgrade...hmmmmmmm

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Thanks man, hows your car coming along?
I was considering the BBK too, I looked into it getting sponsored even but the prices are just ridiculous. They're nice and all, but so not worth 6k+. Its nuts to be honest! Oh well, Im happy now!!


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Looks pretty tasteful. Not as look-at-me as red or yellow, but will be noticed by other gearheads.
Those were my exact thoughts while choosing colors. Red had too much controversy because of my interior being Fox Red (couldn't go a bright Brembo red because it would clash with my roof down)
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      03-29-2009, 08:24 PM   #51
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I wouldn't go yellow, at least not with the stock calipers. your car is SSII ? If so, I would probably do the same for your calipers - I had a lot of suggestions to go silver on my calipers, but I didn't think it would go with anything. But on a SSII, I think SSII calipers would look awesome (dont forget the M Decal, its what makes them look SICK!!!!
Looks awesome! Can't wait to see it with your 360's back on! I looking to get this done soon myself. Where'd you get the M decal?
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      03-30-2009, 10:38 PM   #52
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Looks awesome! Can't wait to see it with your 360's back on! I looking to get this done soon myself. Where'd you get the M decal?

that makes 2 of us, they should be ready to go on wed/thurs.


I got the stickers from xenonmods.com

i bought a hole bunch from the guy. best $40 bucks I ever spent
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      03-30-2009, 11:05 PM   #53
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Looks awesome!!
I really need to come down to TO and get some stuff done from your guys...
Definitely thinking of doing this though!
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      03-30-2009, 11:59 PM   #54
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The M decal would have looked better in black imo.
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      04-21-2009, 04:17 PM   #55
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for those who asked for pics with the 20s
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=251410
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      04-22-2009, 09:57 PM   #56
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i have a pic of my 4 pistons in rear no pics of my 6 pistons in rear , i also have the vorsteiner carbon fiber piece being produced right now for them

WOW!
thats gonna look awesome with carbon on it.
make sure to post pics, what wheels do you have?
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      04-22-2009, 10:33 PM   #58
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thats gonna look awesome with carbon on it.
make sure to post pics, what wheels do you have?
i have gunmetal radenergie r10's 19" with black polished lip and 360 cf 5 on order in 19"
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i have gunmetal radenergie r10's 19" with black polished lip and 360 cf 5 on order in 19"
Oh nice...But I would def go 20s.
theres another guy who also did 19s in 360 Forged Mesh 8, and these are wheels you want in 20s. Trust me - I know its only 1 inch, but an inch goes along way with these type of wheels!

heres his thread (scroll to the bottom of page 3 for pics, and read from there onwards)

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Slammed, AGAIN! This looks really, really good...makes me think of not getting my BBK and making this the brake upgrade...hmmmmmmm

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Oh nice...But I would def go 20s.
theres another guy who also did 19s in 360 Forged Mesh 8, and these are wheels you want in 20s. Trust me - I know its only 1 inch, but an inch goes along way with these type of wheels!

heres his thread (scroll to the bottom of page 3 for pics, and read from there onwards)

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i thought about it but i kind of want more rubber on my tires when i'm carrying my 2 lil girls and my rad r10's look & fit perfect in 19"
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so where can i get those decals or what size are the ones you put on ur brakes slammed i just painted mine red
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so where can i get those decals or what size are the ones you put on ur brakes slammed i just painted mine red
dude... you have to show up for this sunday BBQ... wanna check it out!
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so where can i get those decals or what size are the ones you put on ur brakes slammed i just painted mine red
nice!
Post pics of your calipers, I seriously considered red but had a hard time choosing which tone of red as my interior is Fox Red and my car is a convertible, so you do see the interior quite a bit!
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oh and a few people have asked about the decals but it seems noone is able to reach the guy.
PM watrob, he sent payment but I am not sure if he ever got the decals...
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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!
Where did you get the decals?
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