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Rich
24-03-2005, 12:26
anyone know 100% on how i'd go about cleaning the surface of my front discs? just got myself some 16valve front grooved discs and calipers 2nd hand so i wanna clean them up a little bit and get rid of the dust that's in the grooves and just a general spruce! also anyone know where i can get hold of either dark blue or gold caliper paint?

Winston
24-03-2005, 12:29
hammerite or plasticoat paint, should do the trick on the calipers

Rich
24-03-2005, 12:32
cheers mate, just the cleaning to worry about now :P

Mark_Ritchspeed
24-03-2005, 12:37
Clean the grooves with a stiff brush , either plastic or wire brush is ok . If you also want to clean the face of the disc , use some fine wet& dry paper . Anything from 320 grit upwards is ok.

Rich
24-03-2005, 12:42
cool am i best using it wet or dry?

big hp
24-03-2005, 12:44
Wet i'd of thought.

Mark_Ritchspeed
24-03-2005, 12:46
It'll be easier wet and wont clog so much . If you use a little bit of fairy liquid in the water , it will also de-grease the disc at the same time.

VIPERONE
24-03-2005, 18:35
take it out and get ragging it.. taht'll bring a silver sheen to the discs

Rich
24-03-2005, 20:09
lol the discs are sat on my garage floor so a little bit of a problem lol!