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    1. 05-14-2004 01:53 AM #1
      I havent had my golf that long but its time for the modding to begin.
      i ordered some Ate rotors from virtual world parts and some hawk brake pads from tire rack. i thought it would be the best time to paint my calipers and wanted to give my rotors a little more bling

      there going on this

    2. 05-14-2004 01:55 AM #2
      Well you probabaly live with your parents.. and I know if I did that to my dad's grass he would kick my ass...
      BTW nothing you have pictured are calipers.. and paint on the braking surface of the pad or rotor is a very bad idea...

    3. 05-14-2004 01:56 AM #3
      there going to be hiden

    4. 05-14-2004 01:57 AM #4
      lol. this is too funny.
      And I thought grass painting was the next Feng Shui....

    5. 05-14-2004 01:59 AM #5
      anyone else think painting your rotors might be a bad idea? i'm pretty sure after a few brakes it will all burn off but what happens if the pads don't catch? and are those brake pads or calipers you sprayed?

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      05-14-2004 02:07 AM #6
      is this a joke? are you retarded?

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      05-14-2004 02:08 AM #8
      is it me or are you the most stupid moron i have ever read a thread by painting your brake rotor surface has to be as bad as running around with scissors pointing at your face!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! get a clue and by some paint thinner and clean that up before you kill some one because your car wont stop BTW i do not see any "calipers" in these pic's either!!!

      Modified by 96gti3.1L at 10:11 PM 5-13-2004

    9. 05-14-2004 02:08 AM #9
      omg, come on buddy, even i kno not to do that

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      05-14-2004 02:12 AM #10
      WTF ?? .... did I accidentally clicked on the MK4 forum ?

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      05-14-2004 02:12 AM #11
      what is it about the color white that makes you think you'll have more bling? I'm le confused as to why you would paint them, regardless of the bling factor

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      05-14-2004 02:13 AM #12
      its not white its sliver
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    13. 05-14-2004 02:14 AM #13
      i think it might be silver. look veddy veddy close...

    14. 05-14-2004 02:17 AM #14
      that gave me a good laugh after a hard days work... you should change the tilte to "I painted my rotors & pads"

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      05-14-2004 02:17 AM #15

      Please clean those off or go get them milled- how are your brakes going to work with paint on the braking surface
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    16. 05-14-2004 02:18 AM #16
      can you even see thoes threw the blingin caps?

      Modified by EffRyeGoGTI at 10:28 PM 5-13-2004

    17. 05-14-2004 02:19 AM #17
      let's keep it constructive guys. everyone was a newbie at some time.
      but ya, those are rotors. not calipers.
      so don't paint them.
      you must be a previous honda owner.

    18. 05-14-2004 02:21 AM #18
      please, it is just as possible that he is a previous suzuki swift owner.

    19. 05-14-2004 02:24 AM #19
      Braking surfaces shall remain clean and clear of any foreign substances at all times. Rust doesnt count. Paint does.
      Seriously dude, that was a bad idea, as the others in this thread have pointed out. Odds are that it will just rub/burn off the first few times you use the brakes, but I wouldn't chance it- take the paint off before you reinstall those, if you haven't already.

    20. 05-14-2004 02:25 AM #20
      he hasnt answered cause he is parked in a tree right now.

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      05-14-2004 02:28 AM #21
      oh and those are brake pads that you painted, I hope you didn't paint the braking surface
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      05-14-2004 02:36 AM #22
      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] looks awsome!!!!

    23. 05-14-2004 02:43 AM #23
      hahahaha im still laughing at this picture

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      05-14-2004 02:45 AM #24
      Well looks like you waste a good amount of money in braking equipment. I advice you check the DYI before trying to do things on you own. Oh well it happens to everyone. We are human and make mistakes. Just make sure you don't put those on your car. It would be like not having any brakes at all. I think you can get the rotors resurface to get the paint off if paint thinner doesn’t work. Yet I would be too embarrassed to take them in to do that. And the pad are useless so throw those away. I suggest you throw all that way and pretend it never happened. Oh and get a new screen name to get a fresh start because people will remember this….
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    25. 05-14-2004 03:15 AM #25
      This was in the corrado forum a couple months ago

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