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Old 01-31-2019, 12:30 PM
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What colour of lugs & calipers? Leaning towards red calipers (currently black but peeling/chipping) and neo-chrome lugs (currently cyan/teal looking). Any and all suggestions are welcome. Just some additional info is that my Z has a red rear tow strap and that's about it for other colors that stand out.
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Please do something understated if you must color them. Calling attention to standard brakes with something like red is like doing a coloring book and saying "Look at my Monet."
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I like the McGard lugs. High quality with double theft protection. The color options are black and chrome. Good quality lugs, no fuss.
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Since you have Vorks, any generic lugs will do. You can buy several sets on ebay in various colors for a few beans and switch them out whenever.
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Black, dark blue (assuming they match the wheel), or white for lugs, black for the calipers.
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Black calipers, black lugs. No red on base calipers please. Red and blue clash anyways.
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Dark bronze calipers, similar to the OEM Brembo color, doesn't look half bad. You can also go with a similar lug color, or something neutral.

If you're wanting to go red, I've seen a slightly darker sort of metallic red caliper/ lugs on similar colored wheels, that actually looked pretty good. However, the paint job on the caliper and wheels were very high quality which helped that combination 'work.'
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