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Old 12-17-2010, 12:27 AM   #1
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I'm not sure what it'* called/which brands are good quality.

It'* the super-tough/glossy paint they use on fancy brake calipers, aftermarket suspension pieces, etc.

I'm heading to my local auto-supply store tomorrow, and I'm trying to figure out which brand/type of paint to use.
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i've always used duplicolor high heat engine paint for any engine suspension painting im adding some pics of the stuff i painted..heres an STB i sold a while back paint held up great

the red and the blue re both duplicolor high heat engine paint

Hell i even used it to do my grille and brake drums/calipers
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X2 on the duplicolor.

hit it with the high temp clearcoat for some extra durability and gloss.
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I have a can of ceramic caliper paint. Very shinny, goes on easy and is very strong. Got it at Autozone for $20 and one can goes a long way. I think its duplicolor.
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Should I sand the old paint off first, or just spray right over it? (after cleaning, of course.)
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is sand the old of first to give it a rough surface to stick to (te new)
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Venom has had great luck with barbecue paint on his calipers, and at half the cost!

and...when he slams on the brakes, its smells like short ribs!
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