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PostSubject: Paint your own calipers. (Weekend Work on My Rivi)   Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:37 pm

My new 95 Buick Riviera


I just purchased these rims and the calipers just don't look right under my five stars. Why spend money on expensive calipers (especially if you're on a budget.) I decided to take the matter in my own hands. I'm painting the callipers myself..

I spent about $50 on spray paint. 1 Red caliper paint, 1 Silver for the rotors and 4 high gloss black for the wheel well. It's gonna take a whole day for this project. At the end of the day, it's well worth the money and the time spent.


Ready to start painting.




Here's how the back looks after painting


Here's how the front looks after painting


Now here's a before and after picture. Comment and let me know what you think.










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PostSubject: Re: Paint your own calipers. (Weekend Work on My Rivi)   Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:03 pm

with that color car I think a gloss black or flat black for the caliper would have looked nicer...jmo
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PostSubject: Re: Paint your own calipers. (Weekend Work on My Rivi)   Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:12 pm

I like it just the way it is clap
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PostSubject: Re: Paint your own calipers. (Weekend Work on My Rivi)   Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:21 pm

Looks great!
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PostSubject: Re: Paint your own calipers. (Weekend Work on My Rivi)   Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:03 pm

Wow big difference!
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PostSubject: Re: Paint your own calipers. (Weekend Work on My Rivi)   Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:25 pm

I like the blue/red contrast, what size are the wheels?
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PostSubject: Re: Paint your own calipers. (Weekend Work on My Rivi)   Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:08 am

I was trying to go for 22". I didn't wanna add a lift kit and I don't want it to look like a dunk. I went with 20".
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