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    Painting calipers

    I am going to paint my calipers this week. Would you get a proper kit like this: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...MEWA:IT&ih=005

    Or just use hammerite??

    Also is it simple to do? Just remove each wheel and paint the visible face of the calipers?

    And Red on Europa convertible would that look ok?

    Cheers

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    hammerite's just as good imo

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    This topic has been done to death many, many times

    A quick search reveals:

    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/se...archid=2366203

    Check out the most recent (3-4 days ago) by tom_coupe

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    I bought a kit which had a brush, cleaner and paint but hammerite is just as good.
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    I bought that kit a couple of weeks ago did them last weekend it is a good kit i got black its kinda metallic looking
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    hammerite will be fine just clean them 1st

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    Quote Originally Posted by astrasxicdti View Post
    hammerite will be fine just clean them 1st

    really as mine look crappy
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    Honest !

    A good clean (wire brush white spirits etc) and a steady hand and they look fine??

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