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Old 03-18-2011, 01:36 PM
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Hey folks,
I really want to make my calipers pop and I'm trying to decide the best option. My truck is Sunburst Orange (color code PV6) which is impossible to find paint for unless I go custom...which costs more...

Anyway, I've found out that I can get the G2 paint kit color matched or MGP covers color matched.

G2 would cost me around $130
MGP would be $300

Any opinions on which way to go?
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If the paint is hi-temp designed for brakes, that's the route I'd go.
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paint has to be cheaper then caliper covers
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I have the MGP Caliper covers and really like them. They really stand out and help reduce a good amount of brake dust.

Having a black truck and going with the black covers meant no colour matching.

Mind you, for the extra price of colour matching, maybe painting them yourself is the way to go.
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The G2 color match is they way to go. I had color matched G2 caliper paint on my G8 and it held up really well. Its well worth the cost and looks great. My only recomendation is if you can take the calipers off and hang them with fishing line to paint do it. While youre at it get black paint for the rotor hats too.
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I personally would not paint or even touch my calipers but if I had to choose I would say the covers. If the also serve a purpose like reducing brake dust then that would be a good choice.
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