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Painted my Calipers Today

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Decided to paint the calipers on the Cruze today.









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...what kind / brand of paint did you use?
 

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...what kind / brand of paint did you use?
I don't have the can of paint in front of me right now it's at work but it's caliper paint that I purchased at Advanced Auto Parts. If you want the brand name I can post it tomorrow. I used the same paint on my 2008 Corvette calipers and they are holding up very well after two years and I drive the Vette a lot harder than my wife drives the Cruze, LOL.



 

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I was impressed to see the rear brake calipers on the Cruze has brake caliper vibration dampeners to absorb vibration for smoother braking and elimate squeeking. First time I ever saw the device. It's the lower caliper pin bolt has an extension added to it with a bulk head mounted in rubber to absorb the vibration. Pretty cool idea!
 

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I was impressed to see the rear brake calipers on the Cruze has brake caliper vibration dampeners to absorb vibration for smoother braking and elimate squeeking. First time I ever saw the device. It's the lower caliper pin bolt has an extension added to it with a bulk head mounted in rubber to absorb the vibration. Pretty cool idea!
I'll have to look for that when I change my pads, never seen that before either.
 

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Looks really good!!

I want to paint my also since my Cruze is Crystal Red Metallic. It should match up with the car well I think.
 
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