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Offline Sly Bob

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #25 on: December 19, 2014, 06:35:49 PM »
Red looks good but so would yellow, it's really up to you.

Choosing a colour can be tough.
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #26 on: December 20, 2014, 12:23:45 AM »

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #27 on: December 20, 2014, 01:13:56 AM »
Norm wins!
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #28 on: December 20, 2014, 11:41:24 AM »

Bright colored stock calipers = rice. Paint them black or silver

Dumb comments like this = racist
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #29 on: December 20, 2014, 02:06:30 PM »
Isn't silver kind of a bright color?
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #30 on: December 20, 2014, 05:21:05 PM »

If I had known Norm looked like that....
I would have bought more stuff from him!
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #31 on: December 26, 2014, 03:15:13 PM »
Dumb comments like this = racist

Yeah, almost as dumb as suggesting chrome.  :barf2:


Isn't silver kind of a bright color?
Silver is a shade.

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #32 on: December 26, 2014, 04:35:41 PM »
I'm with Jack on this one I know a lot of guys and gals who are into the rice = tuner ? cars who cares ! Everyone has their own style whether it be sports ,classic ,rod ,tuner , muscle car ,rat rod bottom line is we all love cars in one form or another and that's all that matters ! P.S.mine are red cause they go with all the carbon fiber and red accents on my car I'm a detail freak and have won some awards in my time for my bikes and cars just to let you know !
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #33 on: December 27, 2014, 05:07:06 PM »
I've won awards with cars as well but I never had to spray paint stuff bright colors and put on fake carbon fiber to do it.

It's rice because you're using spray paint to emulate the look of upgraded calipers but really all it did was draw attention to a mod that you didn't do. Caliper upgrade.

It was just my opinion. Just like those who suggested yellow and chrome.

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #34 on: December 27, 2014, 05:19:32 PM »
First off the  carbon fiber pieces that I'm using are real ,my calipers are not painted to make them look like something they are not it's just an accent piece because that's the color theme I'm using and like I said earlier why criticize someone for the things that they do to their cars . Don't like it don't look because you are coming across as a real jerk ! just my opinion     
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #35 on: December 27, 2014, 06:19:23 PM »
First off the  carbon fiber pieces that I'm using are real ,my calipers are not painted to make them look like something they are not it's just an accent piece because that's the color theme I'm using and like I said earlier why criticize someone for the things that they do to their cars . Don't like it don't look because you are coming across as a real jerk ! just my opinion   

I'm curious, what do you have that's real carbon fiber?

You have red calipers on your green car? I'm guessing Christmas is your theme?

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #36 on: December 28, 2014, 01:14:20 PM »
Bun1t-
Does your new dreidel not spin or something?   
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #37 on: December 29, 2014, 07:13:59 PM »
Bun1t-
Does your new dreidel not spin or something?
     :yay: :lol:

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #38 on: December 31, 2014, 07:10:08 PM »
     :yay: :lol:
Yeah that reply sums up how I felt when you said real carbon fiber  :yay: :lol:

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #39 on: January 02, 2015, 04:18:14 PM »
I'm going to end the stupidy  with this : I am a member of this forum and on other forums and the reason I am on these forums is to appreciate what people do to their cars and to gain information and at times to help with issues that we all have in common not to criticize. I don't need to respond  to your stupid comment . Fact is if you want to know I am having carbon fiber pieces that are being made specifically for me because  I know people that do that ! just like I know painters , powder coaters  ,pinstripers  detailers ,people who chrome plate etc.  I'm 65 years old and have been building cars and bikes for 50 years ,  if you have an issue with me so be it , don't like what I do I don't care. bottom line like I said before everyone does things to their own vision just appreciate it !   
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #40 on: January 02, 2015, 09:23:54 PM »
I did mine red and really like it. I did mine because I like how it looks, not because I wanted people to think I have upgraded calipers
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #41 on: January 03, 2015, 07:31:14 PM »
If you want to do spray paint mods that were popular on fwd economy cars over 10 years ago so be it. You have that right. I just think they would be look better in something more subtle like black or silver.

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #42 on: January 04, 2015, 02:57:05 AM »
Bun1t,

Are you trolling the forum for a fight?  I'm sorry to be so direct, but thought I'd check.
I actually enjoy watching these tiffs go down, but others here are to so fond of it.
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #43 on: January 04, 2015, 11:39:44 AM »
If you want to do spray paint mods that were popular on fwd economy cars over 10 years ago so be it. You have that right. I just think they would be look better in something more subtle like black or silver.

I cant decide if your being sincere or not, but like you said "I just think they would look better..." that really sums it up. Cars should reflect the personality/want of the owner. If you like something do it, if you dont, dont do it. I could care less what was popular 10 years ago or what is popular now, ive never done anything to try and be popular, ive only done them because I liked or wanted to see if I would like it. The red on the calipers looks really good beside the pontiac logo on the side/fender (in my opinion). Im sure we've both received a lot of compliments on our cars, but I do know when I did my calipers, I had quite a few friends tell me they like them now (red) a lot better than stock. I did it because I liked it, and it feels great when people appreciate/compliment your car when you've made it how you like it. Would black or silver look good (probably better than stock for sure), better than red (not in my opinion).

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #44 on: January 05, 2015, 02:45:32 PM »
Bun1t,

Are you trolling the forum for a fight?  I'm sorry to be so direct, but thought I'd check.
I actually enjoy watching these tiffs go down, but others here are to so fond of it.

You tiff troll enabler you.

PS What would keep a dreidel  from spinning, enquiring minds want to know?
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #45 on: January 23, 2015, 09:54:27 AM »
I know this is an old thread, but I thought I would show the decals I used from ebay:



He has also made me a set that I will use when I go silver - they are solid black.
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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #46 on: January 27, 2015, 08:49:11 PM »
Photo was quite large, I inserted it as an attachment. 

I like your labels.  You can post the ebay seller.

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #47 on: January 29, 2015, 05:58:51 PM »
With all that wise a$$ talk and trolling, I'm surprise he didn't show us his plastic dip car.  :idk:

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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #48 on: January 30, 2015, 10:24:11 AM »

With all that wise a$$ talk and trolling, I'm surprise he didn't show us his plastic dip car.  :idk:

Hey now that stuff actually makes the finish on my mazda look better! :eek:


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Re: Caliper color
« Reply #49 on: February 04, 2015, 04:26:42 PM »
With all that wise a$$ talk and trolling, I'm surprise he didn't show us his plastic dip car.  :idk:

You have lambo doors on your car. You can stop talking now.

 

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