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Old 05-27-2009, 11:38 PM   #11
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HAHAHAHA,,,, WAY to lazy for that !!!! squirt of brake clean and spray,,,,, went back and forth between black and the silver,,,,I went for subtle !!!
Ah, see I spent a good half hour at least with a wire brush scrubbing down my calipers, rotors, and everything else around there before spraying everything with black high-heat rustoleum, and then red enamel of the same brand over the black-coated calipers. I thought you just scrubbed a little harder since my calipers started to look close to that when I was finished. The brake cleaner oddly didn't seem to do a lot for me.

But yeah I hear you, I don't want to be attracting cops either. That'* why I'm just gonna clear my headlights and get a fresh paint job, if anyone really want'* to know what I got then I can show them my interior and under my hood. I just couldn't resist the red.
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Aww dont worry about the cops. Dont let them influence your creative flare. Just means you have to mod your bonnie to be faster than a police interceptor.LOLOL(ps lemme know how that turns outLOL)
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Looks great. Calipers are subtle. I did mine black so folks saw the rims and not concentrating on the brakes. How does the silver look through your wheels?

BTW..anyone else pic up on Paul saying he put on two different rotors...
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Looks great. Calipers are subtle. I did mine black so folks saw the rims and not concentrating on the brakes. How does the silver look through your wheels?

BTW..anyone else pic up on Paul saying he put on two different rotors...
LOL yeah but i wasnt gonna call him out about it.LOL
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I took that as he had one bad rotor, and only replaced one,,, not the pair.
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Rotors, brake pads and basicaly anything brake related should always be done the same at the same time on both sides.

Doing front brakes..always do both sides. Same with rears.

The reason is safety. A different pad composition, level of material, rotor etc can cause one side to work differently than the other. That could cause a pull and the car in a ditch or accident.

Surely many have been able to do it...but it'* not the best idea/practice.
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I live in NJ. There are cops around every friggin corner, at least in the more populated areas. Otherwise it'* every other corner. There'* so many in some smaller towns they have nothing better to do than to set traps. If someone really knows cars they'd be able to tell mine is well fitted without the need for flashy stuff.
Actually my friend has an interceptor, that thing picks up fast! Once I get some decent mods on I'm gonna test my bonee in 0-60 and 0-100 against his. I promise I'll have video.

Uh yeah... my right brake pad was basically gone I was braking with the screw heads, dug real nice trenches into the rotor, so I only replaced the one.

I was kinda short on cash at the time, and I figured by the time my left rotor completely wears the crappy duracrap one I got would be ready to change too.

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still have the stock pads and rotors off mine !!!
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I got them on my trepid and i love wish i had put them on sooner................... Nice job!!
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Looks great. Calipers are subtle. I did mine black so folks saw the rims and not concentrating on the brakes. How does the silver look through your wheels?

BTW..anyone else pic up on Paul saying he put on two different rotors...
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