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Old 07-31-2000, 11:34 PM   #1
Keirik
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Join Date: Nov 1999
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Long Island, NY/ china
Vehicle:
2005 Saab 9-2x Aero
black

Question painting caliper instructions?

ok guys..help with this..i'm looking for instructions how to paint the caliper..in what to paint, what not to paint...what to mask....
if someone knows....or has a closeup picture/description of the parts i need to mask..i'd be very thankful
it says to mask these parts
*rubber parts on caliper, e.g. brake lines, bleeder saew thread(???)
ok..some of the parts i know not to paint, like wheels, car, rotors, things like that..brake line..i know..the bleeder thingy ?WTF? never even heard of it...
or any other instructions/help totally appreciated..thanks..
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Old 08-01-2000, 06:17 AM   #2
JasonRan
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1999 2.5 RS
Rally Blue

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When I painted mine with Folia-Tec (which is by the way the mack daddy caliper paint) I just used some common sense. I didn't paint the bleeder thingy. It's the little bolt looking thing that has a hole in the middle of it. I think an 8mm wrench will fit around it so you can get an idea of its size. I didn't paint any rubber parts or anything like that. I didn't spend too much time on the back of the calipers because you will never ever see that part.



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