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Old 05-02-2006, 06:29 PM   #1
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Finally got my calipers painted yesterday. Put on 5 coats and my Bonneville decals.
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After a quick wash at the local car wash. No tire shine due to the calipers...=)

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mmmmm Red. Looks great. Why didn't you put tire shine on ? would i affect the paint?
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The paint was less then 24hrs old didn't want to take the chance.
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Ok, so how are people getting these "Bonneville" decals on? who sells them that small? Wouldn't the decals come off/discolor or burn from the high heat?

Looks good BTW
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Deb:
Nice job on the calipers and the decals.



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Ok, so how are people getting these "Bonneville" decals on? who sells them that small? Wouldn't the decals come off/discolor or burn from the high heat?

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DJ, check out this link.
http://www.vinzdecals.com/createcaliper.html

I have had mine on for over 8 months now with no problems.
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the RED rocks
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those look amazing... and im lovin the red!
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looks great!
The red and silver really compliment each other
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Lookin' awesome there Deb
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Looking great! I really like the red. Stands out great and looks oh so sexy!
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