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    Those who've painted their calipers - any of you gone green?

    I've not seen it on here at all. I've seen red, yellow & blue, but not green. Dunno if it's seen as a "sh!t" colour. I remember reading one comment saying "i don't drive a skoda" umm, well no, i figure it looking like a Vaux Astra & driving like a Vaux Astra makes it, well, a VAUX Astra

    I was going to do my engine cover bright orange, and at a later date, my calipers yellow/blue/green (one of those to clarify that for the dafties )
    My brother was ripping the p!ss saying i'll have a rainbow car, which made me think, doing that COULD end up looking cack & as i can't find orange paint for the calipers, i might have to re-think.

    So i was thinking a bright green for the cover (bright green, NOT lime!) and possibly green on the calipers, but i've never seen it done on an Astra

    So aye, anyone here? Even better if you've done it on a black one

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    how about going pink?
    Observe the masses and do the opposite

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    Mark W has, and they look great... but he does have a green car

    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/vb...?do=view&g=134

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    Quote Originally Posted by A51M View Post
    how about going pink?


    Quote Originally Posted by Ffoeg View Post
    Mark W has, and they look great... but he does have a green car

    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/vb...?do=view&g=134
    I just tried using paint to turn his car black. Umm, it was a no go. lol. I'll have to get the g/f to use photoshop

    Gives me an idea of the look though. I think green & black could work well together. I'm not much of a colour co-ordinator. I tend to leave that to the better half

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    Steve1556 has a black sri with green calipers/pads. looks pretty smart imo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kev_83 View Post

    an idea of the look though. I think green & black could work well together. I'm not much of a colour co-ordinator. I tend to leave that to the better half
    good idea
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    I did it once, realised it looked gash and gave myself a slap before re-painting them silver.

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    lol, well i just had a look at Steve1556's setup & think it looks alright actually. Each to their own i guess.

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    They look great on black cars

    Old rims:



    New rims:


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    Aye i deffinately think it's something for me to consider. I guess some wont like it, but hey ho and all that.

    As i've seen yellow, green, blue & red now, the problem is, deciding. lol. Red looks the best (imo), but too many people have it.

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