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Painting calipers

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by grantgro, Aug 3, 2015.

  1. grantgro

    grantgro Member

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    Dropping my 85D off on Friday to get my new wheels and also getting the calipers painted. Anybody here have their calipers painted? If so did you have any trouble and how do they look? Maybe post some pictures

    Thanks!
     
  2. Cyclone

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    @Drucifer got his painted red and they look amazing! The company did Tesla stickers on them too do they look exactly like factory. I am highly tempted to get this done myself when I get past the "required" things to the "optional" things.
     
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    #3 sickfox, Aug 3, 2015
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    For those who customizes their cars, they'll see what you did right away. Getting your calipers painted is a subtle change but since you're also getting new shoes, then it's huge! I'm sure it will look very nice. Here's a couple of pics.

    Clean up time...
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    The reveal...
    Tesla-Model-S-P85-Ben-Revzin-2015-1024x683.jpg

    Here are some links you may like re: painting the calipers:
    Painted brake calipers?
    http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/showthread.php/26864-Tesla-Decal-for-Caliper-Paint-Project?highlight=calipers


     
  4. JJJJuice

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    Thinking about getting the calipers on my all-black P85 w/ grey turbine wheels painted tangerine orange (GT Porsche orange). I like the orange/grey combo and find it very modern looking.

    porsche-carrera-gt-1.jpg GT3RS_orange_update003.jpg

    Similar, but better than this:

    FrontWheel.jpg

    Although I do really like this look:

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    RandyS Fan of Elon

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    Here's mine, 35.00 red epoxy paint from amazon, and Tesla Stickers from Ebay, $8.00. 2 hours of my time to jack up each side of the car remove tires and paint.
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