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    sand paper?

    hey im gonna start painting my calipers tomorrow and wanted to know whats needed to paint the calipers? what kind of sandpaper do i need to use to get em all clean and stuff?? how far do i sand down...til they are smooth or what?

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    just scuff them up thats all i did after i washed the caliper mine look great...

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    sand paper won't do shit. I wanted to get all the caked on shit off, so with liberal amounts of brake cleaner, i scrubed them clean with a metallic disc on the drill then shot them with engine paint.

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    Quote Originally Posted by third_shift|studios View Post
    sand paper won't do shit. I wanted to get all the caked on shit off, so with liberal amounts of brake cleaner, i scrubed them clean with a metallic disc on the drill then shot them with engine paint.
    It does do shit I used sand paper and my calipers look killer
    no offense

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    None taken =) really? did it take a long time? I just figured it would have to be down to bare metal for the paint to stick.

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    dependling on how nasty they are. . . i would spray them with brake cleaner like tss said or even use carb cleaner, which will probably take off any lose paint that already on on em. . . then just use a good wire brush (power wire brush if your in a hurry) and you should be good. Use good quality paint, duplicolor engine enamel or even header enamel work fine.

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