Finally got off my bum

stevie_a

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Good job there ;)

Looks a million times better!

Must say your front shock looks a bit rusty :bag:
 

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That's a great price Stevie. I'm about to order discs & pads all round along with the rear hand brake shoes. Normally go with Pagid, but may have to investigate those!
 

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I found some drilled and grooved discs on eBay at the weekend for only £54.99 inc free p&p. quite a good buy I thought.:)
 

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That's a great price Stevie. I'm about to order discs & pads all round along with the rear hand brake shoes. Normally go with Pagid, but may have to investigate those!
If your parking brake shoe expanders are not ok Gary, I still have a pair surplus to requirements.
 

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Did not even remove them from the car ....:oops:

Or should i say did not remove the brake hose and sensor cable from the car..:wacky:
 

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Very small tin of Elbow Grease Stevie:ymdevil:.=))
 

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The last time I got calipers, they were semi-loaded. That is to say that the part that the piston was in was new but the part that expanded was not and had to be cleaned. I managed to do a fine job using a dremel w/wire brush attachment. Almost came out looking like new. Next time I'll follow your lead and use some paint. I like the extra touch it gives them. Frankie
 

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How's these for two-tone Frankie? I did these last Feb whilst wife was in Florida.
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I did ours Summer 2012 and still looking clean now. Not as shiny discs anyway. These were the Pagid discs and Pads.

Before


After

 

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They look very like a type we use at work and they have a bright matt silver finish that lasts quite well. Mine were over a year old when I got around to painting them.
 

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All look good! I'm thinking about painting my callipers - what would "correct" colour be? - or were thay just the "milled" finish?

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Well Ritchie...the correct colour is really whatever you want. My 2-tone was just something I thought would work and as Frankie said you could see them " on a car stopped for a light across the street" which in US terms is quite a long way away. I think mine look really good, but as usual it's down to personal preference.:cool:
 
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