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Im about to set out to paint my calipers. Im gonna paint them purple. A dark bright prpl. I bought a can of metalic purple and a can of black. how should i do this? I was thinking of painting them black and them coming back with the purple on top with more black if needed
 

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Oh. and midnightish purple and titanium will be my new scheme. Gonna pull off the red when I get my wheels painted. at kustom koncepts IM gonna do A black and purple Marble LIp and the rest color-matched. $250 and i gotta fly their flag for a bit, maybe I wont mind
 

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Yeah High temp.
 

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Im about to set out to paint my calipers. Im gonna paint them purple. A dark bright prpl. I bought a can of metalic purple and a can of black. how should i do this? I was thinking of painting them black and them coming back with the purple on top with more black if needed
'huh? 'dark' 'bright' purple? Is it going to be dark or bright?
 

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Oh. and midnightish purple and titanium will be my new scheme. Gonna pull off the red when I get my wheels painted. at kustom koncepts IM gonna do A black and purple Marble LIp and the rest color-matched. $250 and i gotta fly their flag for a bit, maybe I wont mind
New scheme of what? Pull off the red? off what? Fly their flag - maybe? you wont mind what?

what are you talking about? Please form sentences that make some sense.
 

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Look man Im lookin for advice so post if you hav it. Theyre giving me a good price so agreed to slap a sticker on the car to show who did my wheels. Scheme? Do you hav a car? What colors is it. C'mon microsoft. Lets move on to somethin useful
 

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Thanks for all the great information!......... I swear postwhores are worse then lurkers. if you don understand dont post.
 

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^^^^ sorry for the tude. A lil cranky, done with the calipers though.
 

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Anyway back on the topic. I haven't painted calipers before so take my advice for what it is. First off, dark and bright are conflicting ideas so I can see where people are confused but I think I kind of get what you mean. Maybe a dark vivid purple is a better word.

If it's a high heat paint you should be fine. Your thought of shooting it black first and then the purple is a good idea I'm just not sure it will actually do what you're trying to achieve. They have caliper paint kits with all the required brushes, type of paint, etc included. Have you looked at one of those and seen a color you're trying to look for? Maybe that would be a better route.
 

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Ok, looks like you finished right as I posted. Be sure to post pics when it dries up! I think the Titanium / Purple combo is unique and will look pretty good if done right.

PS - You should know that some people on here are picky about their grammar and punctuation. Who cares. It's pretty easy to understand a post without those things if you think for a second and fill in the blanks.
 

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ooh I was going to tell you to use some primer before you painted these.. guess i was too late.
I like the color ideas how'd it come out?
 

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It looks great!!! After some trial and error, i found a way. I sprayed black and 3 coats of the purp(or til i got the color i liked). But I broke my lug key when i was removing my rear wheel so i had to stop for today. But the front looks good. I ended up doin a two tone black/purp. OOH and I saw a couple of things a could spray that would look cool.
 
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