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Post Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:26 pm
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That's a good job done Tony :thumbup: :thumbup:

I was wondering the same as Neil but you've answered that !

Checked mine whilst doing the bumpers at weekend, they are silver with no rust on either car, think they maybe sorted the rust problem out for the mk2 but I don't know for sure.

Must say you are putting the hours in and she is looking brilliant. :clap:

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Post Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:14 am
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I always give my cars a bit of a brake tart up. Usually go for silver, although the calipers on my RCZ are matte black so maybe try a similar colour for the disc hubs.
After checking they aren't due for replacement soon first!
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Post Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:26 am
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Just don't get carried away when you start painting like this guy, OK! :shock:

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Believe it or not I went to a custom paint shop recently and they said that's the best way to do it :eusa-think: they reckon the pads remove the excess paint from the discs?
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Post Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:07 am
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neilgsxr69 wrote:
2retro wrote:
Just don't get carried away when you start painting like this guy, OK! :shock:

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Believe it or not I went to a custom paint shop recently and they said that's the best way to do it :eusa-think: they reckon the pads remove the excess paint from the discs?


Yes they do. I'm never too fussy when doing it, and they always clean up after a few uses.
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Post Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:05 pm
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I'm not dissing it either way but I thought it would be a fire hazard with the heat. And the paint fusing to the pads would decrease functionality wouldn't it ? Either way it's not for me.
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Post Sat Jul 15, 2017 9:02 pm
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As promised Photos of my mtec anti corrosion coated brake discs
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Post Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:46 pm
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Finally got back on the Forum ffs. having a few internet and lap top issues here so struggle to get on.

I intend to do a bit more work on her this week as Im off Thursday and Friday hoping for some nice weather but not to hot (dnt want any sunstroke again)

Pics will be posted. Put my Peugeot decals on the calipers the other day in time for the FCS and they look great will put pics up

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Post Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:23 am
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This is what the previous owner did to the rear of my R. I quite like it.
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Post Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:10 am
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It is nice

You should paint the R Red too
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Post Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:12 am
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It is nice

You should paint the R Red too


I'm considering it :thumbup:

Post Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:10 am
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Stop considering it and take action!
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Post Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:52 pm
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Stop considering it and take action!


I think it might clash with my latest purchase.

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Post Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:30 pm
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Interesting colour choice... Any particular reason?

Post Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:35 pm
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Interesting colour choice... Any particular reason?


I was going to buy the Ligne S ones, for the red border, but they are silver. I saw these and thought I'd give them a go. If I dont like the yellow/green, I've still got the all black ones already :)

Post Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:48 am
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Abzynthe wrote:
This is what the previous owner did to the rear of my R. I quite like it.


Hi there get the disc protectors painted red too. As you can see from previous posts I painted mine blue and if I say so my self they look good. with a painted R on your too would look wicked

Post Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:53 am
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AAAHHCEEEZEED wrote:
Abzynthe wrote:
This is what the previous owner did to the rear of my R. I quite like it.


Hi there get the disc protectors painted red too. As you can see from previous posts I painted mine blue and if I say so my self they look good. with a painted R on your too would look wicked


Maybe if/when I change the discs, Ill have a go at the protectors. Its a bit too much effort at the moment :lol:

Post Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:58 pm
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Snap !! Bit of work envolved but worth it i thinkImageImage

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Post Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:06 pm
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I'm going to paint my stone guards and disc hubs primer grey colour.

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