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Unread 04-16-2013, 03:26 PM   #1
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Prepping brake calipers for paint?

What's the best/proper way to prep brake calipers for painting? What to use to clean off the oil from the manufacturer? Do I need to use an etching primer? I've tried this before with varying levels of success. Looking to do it right this time.

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Unread 04-17-2013, 07:05 AM   #2
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Use Brakeclean.
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Unread 04-18-2013, 10:04 AM   #3
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That's what I used last time to clean the oil off. How about prepping and painting? Is an etching primer necessary?
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Unread 04-18-2013, 10:38 AM   #4
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I just used brake cleaner and duplicolor caliper paint. Seems to be holding up just fine.
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Unread 05-09-2013, 06:49 PM   #5
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Did the same and it worked out just fine.
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