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Old 01-07-2021, 02:37 PM   #1
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Red Brake calipers options

Have 2020 RS. Really like the look of red calipers...looking for other options besides the expense of changing them out. I dont like the idea of painting.. I did see some aluminum covers on a site that look good...looking for some advice and opinions
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Old 01-07-2021, 02:47 PM   #2
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My son has a 2015 rs convertible. He has the caliper covers from MGP. I must say they look really nice on his car. His car is black with the black covers. Sorry I don't have any pictures. He does claim that they cut down on the wheels getting dirty quickly.
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Old 01-07-2021, 03:04 PM   #3
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Yes those are the ones if seen
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Old 01-07-2021, 03:33 PM   #4
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Painting the calipers isn't that difficult. I used the brush on product from DUPLI-COLOR. My suggestion would be to purchase a better brush than what comes in the kit. After a tire/wheel is removed, it took me less than an hour to do each caliper after cleaning thoroughly with brake cleaner for adhesion. The paint dries quickly. I used just one heavy coat, flowing it on evenly. Many people use two coats.

You couldn't tell that mine were not oem powder coated. I found a vendor who makes replacement caliper decals if you want that detail. A light coat of high temperature gloss clear will seal it easily.

VHT also has a kit. An aerosol product would go on quicker but require masking.
Injection is nice but I'd rather be blown.
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Old 01-07-2021, 05:33 PM   #5

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For what it's worth, I'm pretty sure the calipers are painted rather than powder coated from the factory. I may be wrong though
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Old 01-08-2021, 10:13 AM   #6
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With the caliper covers, you just need to make sure there is enough clearance with your wheels.

Personally I think they look great from a distance but a little cheesy up close because they do not mirror the shape of the caliper enough.
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Old 01-08-2021, 10:33 AM   #7
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GM OEM Red Calipers

Front Left: https://www.gmpartsnow.com/oem-parts...liper-84636646
Front Right: https://www.gmpartsnow.com/oem-parts...liper-84636647
Rear Left: https://www.gmpartsnow.com/oem-parts...liper-84636627
Rear Right: https://www.gmpartsnow.com/oem-parts...liper-84636628

I have a 2SS and these are a direct swap from the black to the red.

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Old 01-08-2021, 11:10 AM   #8

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Paint or powder coat

Painting isn’t difficult and it is cheap. I did my trucks brakes few months ago

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Old 01-08-2021, 11:21 AM   #9

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going to be painting mine red soon.right now im cleaning out and painting our computer room which is full of crap the wife cant just throw away...WTF?
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