Calipers Cleaned

Detailing, Washing, Waxing..
DaddyDarren
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Location: Nottingham UK

Calipers Cleaned

Post by DaddyDarren » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:13 pm

Wheels off this weekend & gave them a thorough clean outside face & inner. Also gave calipers a wash too ready for Spring/Summer outings. Had these painted a year ago & still look like new...

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White 2014 V6 Coupe
Panoramic Roof
Active Switchable Exhaust
OEM Project 7 Grill
VAP Lowering Springs
H&R 15mm Wheel Spacers
VAP 200 Cell Cats & Downpipe
VAP Crank Pulley & Tune
20” Cyclone Alloys
Red Brake Calipers by BCS Automotive

Glaf
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Location: Essex

Re: Calipers Cleaned

Post by Glaf » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:07 am

Apart from a brush what did you use to clean them?
V6 Coupe, white with black pack (de-chromed), panoramic roof, 20" black Cylones. 8-)

DaddyDarren
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Location: Nottingham UK

Re: Calipers Cleaned

Post by DaddyDarren » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:40 pm

Just very warm soapy (car shampoo) water.
White 2014 V6 Coupe
Panoramic Roof
Active Switchable Exhaust
OEM Project 7 Grill
VAP Lowering Springs
H&R 15mm Wheel Spacers
VAP 200 Cell Cats & Downpipe
VAP Crank Pulley & Tune
20” Cyclone Alloys
Red Brake Calipers by BCS Automotive

daytona650
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Re: Calipers Cleaned

Post by daytona650 » Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:46 am

Those look great! I've got to give my F a good spring clean, you've inspired me now :)

chicb
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Re: Calipers Cleaned

Post by chicb » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:54 am

Did you paint them yourself. If so, brush or spray & make of paint & supplier. I am looking to do the rears on my Brembo braked Range Rover. The fronts are perfect but the rears use a different paint which is ****. They have already been replaced twice under warranty
F type convertible,
Range Rover Sport,
S class Mercedes
Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

kaspa
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Re: Calipers Cleaned

Post by kaspa » Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:01 am

hello

Red Brake Calipers by BCS Automotive ;)

philmayfield
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Re: Calipers Cleaned

Post by philmayfield » Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:11 pm

Hammerite is regularly used is for this purpose. I used it successfully on my Lotus Elise. The decals can be bought on eBay.

DaddyDarren
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Location: Nottingham UK

Re: Calipers Cleaned

Post by DaddyDarren » Sun May 12, 2019 10:43 pm

chicb wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:54 am
Did you paint them yourself. If so, brush or spray & make of paint & supplier. I am looking to do the rears on my Brembo braked Range Rover. The fronts are perfect but the rears use a different paint which is ****. They have already been replaced twice under warranty
No. Mine were the base cast grey jobbies. Had not been looked after & were dirty, greasy & unloved.

BCS are world renowned & offer a number of services depending on your requirements.

These were taken off car, cast smoothed, multi-layer primer, top coat (Candy Apple Red) & clear lacquer top coat with the decals underneath. Check out their website, they work with all top end stuff, including your Brembo. They would come out looking better than out the factory. Highly recommended.
White 2014 V6 Coupe
Panoramic Roof
Active Switchable Exhaust
OEM Project 7 Grill
VAP Lowering Springs
H&R 15mm Wheel Spacers
VAP 200 Cell Cats & Downpipe
VAP Crank Pulley & Tune
20” Cyclone Alloys
Red Brake Calipers by BCS Automotive

daveyc86
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Joined: Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:46 am

Re: Calipers Cleaned

Post by daveyc86 » Sun Aug 11, 2019 12:40 pm

I'm considering getting mine done by BCS - out of curiosity, did they turn it around in a day?

Gom Jabbar
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Re: Calipers Cleaned

Post by Gom Jabbar » Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:08 pm

Hi Darren

What make of jack/supports do you have & is it reliable? Same question for torque wrench..... just need some good quality tools before I risk getting my alloys off!

Steve
2018 F-Type SVR in Caldera Red with a huge amount of toys yet to be explored!

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