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Old 11-10-2012, 04:15 AM   #501
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wow you spent too much
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Old 11-10-2012, 09:53 PM   #502
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spent 7 hours out in the garage washing detailing and painting

painted my calipers on the front and my differential cover, ive come to the conclusion i want new calipers drums and im definitely getting a new differential cover and bolts soon when i change the fluid.

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caliper and rotor before cleaning and paint


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my shotty diff cover work lmao definitely temporary


i saw a duramax with a clear cover this summer, if the price is right i just might do it
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I don't recommend a clear cover. They're VERY shoddy.

Also, why do you want new calipers/drums?
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its not a must, its just because i want everything on this to be updated, its 7 years old i dont want it to end up like my buick where my attitude was oh it works its ok then 2 months later replacing it.. i plan on doing all the plugs tranny flush, etc soon too just so everythings "up to date" so to speak i dont want any chances of rust and after looking at my drums and that diff cover where they are flaking apart i need to get on it soon.
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Ah ok. Because I only replace calipers when they show signs of going bad. Otherwise it'* a waste of money IMO.
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But judging by your pic, you might need new rotors.
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Hmmm normally people take calipers off before painting.
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i painted my dogs' kennel i take in the car on long trips. its "chrome". apparently they use that word very loosely.





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Got the cutty put away. That'* also a sad day for my. It will sit here for the next 6 months or so. I pulled the battery, topped off the tank. Checked all the fluids, and that'* about it. Keeping it away from the salt and snow is whats important.

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Then I pulled out my GP washed and waxed it in front of the house. I'll drive this car right up until the first snow. There are probably a couple of nice days left to get the sunroof and windows down.

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I just love the front end of this car.

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