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      08-16-2014, 08:18 AM   #1
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Powdercoat or paint calipers?

I recently picked up a used BBK and wanted to change the color. I wanted to ask if they should be painted or powdercoated? I am going to do a complete rebuild on them so they will already be completely disassembled.
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      08-16-2014, 07:30 PM   #2
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Send them to IND and they will be perfect regardless of the finish, but i believe they paint
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+1 for sending em over to iND.
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if you powdercoat them it will make everything tight as PC is much thicker then paint. bolts and hardware would be a little more difficult to re install... but PC is much stronger and holds up.
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I used www.thepowdercoater.com...no issues with installation.
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I used www.thepowdercoater.com...no issues with installation.
How have they held up to track temps?

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Powder is better when done right, if mistakes are made the powder could bubble up and have different effects. Paint is easier to do but powder is much better.
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I used www.thepowdercoater.com...no issues with installation.
How have they held up to track temps?
Just as good as the OE Stoptech powdercoat.
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