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Old 12-16-2006, 01:45 AM
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Default need help choosing caliper color for Brembo BBK

hi guys!
i'm getting 6 Pot Brembo BBK upgrade for my fronts....
i cant decide what color should i go for the caliper..i got SB Z and gold rims (i attached a pic of my car)
Please let me know what you guys think what caliper color is good...
1. Red
3. Black
4. Silver
5. Yellow
6. Or the new Kandy red Custom color from Brembo (saw it in another threads in this forum)

thanks guys!

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Old 12-16-2006, 02:08 AM
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what's your goal? what look are you going for?

once you can answer those questions, picking the color will be a no brainer...you don't need any input from this forum
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Old 12-16-2006, 02:20 AM
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Black.

Every other color u named will clash.....
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Originally Posted by Sizzle
Black.

Every other color u named will clash.....
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Black
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Old 12-16-2006, 12:15 PM
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Only problem with black is they disappear under the wheels making a Big Brake Kit look like Small Brake Kit.
If that was my car, I would go either Silver or Gold.

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I think red always looks good on a BBK. I would say red or black.
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Black w/ silver lettering.
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absolutely black - with their white writing they will look like they belong there
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Originally Posted by drsifu
what's your goal? what look are you going for?

once you can answer those questions, picking the color will be a no brainer...you don't need any input from this forum
i just goin for the looks only actually..input from this forum will be great man...the guys in this forum are really help
thanks man..
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thaks for all ur help guys...
yeah i was thinking either red or black..
people will easily know that there is BBK in my car if i go with red...
but black might also looks great coz considering i got gold wheels that would surely go well with black caliper
What do u guys think with the new costum color from Brembo??the Kandy red...or is it better than the original brembo red color??

thanks guys...
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silver, matches the wheel lip and draws the eye to it.
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I would say silver or black

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Originally Posted by Zivman
This is exactly what I was talking about when I said they would disappear under the wheels. All that nice BBK going on and they are practically invisible on a wheel that is more open than the WORK wheels.

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Originally Posted by HyperSprite
This is exactly what I was talking about when I said they would disappear under the wheels. All that nice BBK going on and they are practically invisible on a wheel that is more open than the WORK wheels.

Chris

True that pic doesn't flaunt the BBK, but they are far from hidden.

IMO, it is all about being subtle. Make the car look like it is properly setup. If he puts a red caliper on his setup, sure you will see it, but IMO, it won't look right.
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Nice rims! How did you get them in gold? It's say go for some contrast. Silver should be good in your case. Did you lower your car btw?
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Gunmetal? But i say black..
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Originally Posted by Zivman
True that pic doesn't flaunt the BBK, but they are far from hidden. IMO, it is all about being subtle. Make the car look like it is properly setup. If he puts a red caliper on his setup, sure you will see it, but IMO, it won't look right.
I am not sure a guy with gold Works and kit is looking to be overly subtle. I still vote Silver with black Brembo labels to match the door handles, emblems and lights.

I like subtle too but black is a minimizing color so his 6 pot will look more like a 4 pot once its all on there.

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that is disappeared? wow! that brake kit looks huge under the SSR's to me - and rightfully so, its a large caliper and rotor, and much larger than the 4 pot counterparts

black, IMHO, is the perfect color

the silver will clash horribly with the gold - you can get away with it with the lip because the lip is polished, and deep, and adds "girth" to the wheel. The black will give it a much cleaner look overall (again, my opinion)
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black w/ gold decals
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