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This is a discussion on Brake calipers within the Exterior & Appearance forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; So I love the red calipers that graced the 2006-07 models, however I'm in an 04. Subaru chose rust silver. ...

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    Brake calipers

    So I love the red calipers that graced the 2006-07 models, however I'm in an 04. Subaru chose rust silver. Neat.

    I've seen stuff around about people painting calipers, G2 seems to be the way to go.

    I've photoshopped it. But I'm not sure. Will stock wrx calipers just look tacky or ricy if painted red?

    Does anyone have pictures of their red painted stock calipers?

    I liked the idea, because as I said I love the way the stock brakes on the 06's look, but after photoshopping i think it looked out of place.

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    I think it looks better than a rusty color they turn into; make sure you use a good quality paint and proper preparation work or it will flake off and look cheap.

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    Yeah G2 is a two part polymer. from what ive seen the stuff is good.

    I'm just on the fence on whether to do it or not

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    I may do mine but in a gray or black color just so i don't see the rust. go with a color you are comfortable with or that matches the car.
    Where do you buy the G2 from?



    Quote Originally Posted by corybb View Post
    Yeah G2 is a two part polymer. from what ive seen the stuff is good.

    I'm just on the fence on whether to do it or not

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    Just search it up on ebay or amazon.

    I've been told not to get the stuff on anything cuz once it sets it DOES NOT come off.

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    i have an 04 rex and i did a complete 06 brake swap was kinda pricy but oh man what a difference in stopping power..

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    I don't think it looks rice at all. The red sets off the WRB very nicely - I'm going to G2 or powdercoat mine if it ever comes back from the dealer (rrrr).

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    Yeah some of the gold metallic powder coat has flaked off my brembos. You can get these redone right? How do you keep the brembo logo, send to brembo to repaint?
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