Restoring your BREMBO

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Restoring your BREMBO

Postby DeeEvo6 on Sun Apr 03, 2005 5:24 pm

HI there guys,

Got a tip to share with you. I restored my Evo6 brembo and they look like new all you have to do is the following.

1. Remove your Rims
2. Remove any dirt, and plastic coating that mayb coming of the brakes.
3. Use cut and Polish to remove dirt on calipers.
4. Clean with clean cloth.
5. Make sure to take care when using cut and polish on the"Brembo" label as it can remove it completety.
6. Spray "VHT 1200 degrees F Clear coating" spray to protect it from the heat.
7. Continue on the other brembos and thats it.

Well good luck any Questions msg me let me know how u go.
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Postby swallace on Tue Apr 05, 2005 12:50 pm

Thanks for the info.

Some of my paint has peeled away (well known problem with TME's).
I think I may need to repaint the whole caliper then get the Bremo logo put back on.

How would I get the Brembo logo again?

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Re: Restoring your BREMBO

Postby nappa4eva on Wed May 04, 2005 3:09 pm

DeeEvo6 wrote:HI there guys,

3. Use cut and Polish to remove dirt on calipers.
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5. Make sure to take care when using cut and polish on the"Brembo" label as it can remove it completety.


so did ya mean take the paint off and respray em, or just clean the dirt?? cuz wouldnt cut and polish remove the painT?
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Postby DeeEvo6 on Wed May 04, 2005 10:23 pm

It will cut into the paint but not alot. It would take a long time before you could damage them. Plus the cut and polish wont be deep so only the surface layer will be polished!

As for the Brembo logo just cut and polish around it as the label is sprayed on lightly and will come off. I dont now where you could get the label again .

Good luck!
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Postby Anthony on Tue May 10, 2005 6:20 pm

thanks for the tip, I might just use a polish instead of cut and polish as mine isn't too bad and still "red" instead of brown.

Anyone in adelaide wants to share a can of VHT?? PM me.
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Postby swallace on Tue Jul 05, 2005 7:37 pm

I painted one of mine on the weekend. I cleaned it with acetone first, then painted on some of that VHT 1200 stuff from Repco. I didn't want to spray,so I used a paintbrush. I sprayed the stuff into a plastic container, then brushed it onto the caliper. It looks alright so far. I've only done one coat so far.

I also haven't done the whole caliper yet; just the worst bit. The interesting thing will be to see if it flakes or discolours after a track day.

I should've probably done better prep before I got the paint out. It was interesting to read about the cut and polish. Doesn't that just coat the thing with a wax? I guess you've have to cut &polish, then use acetone or something to get the wax off?

Here's before and after photo's for coat #1:

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Postby Alex on Wed Jul 06, 2005 12:47 am

cut and polish has no wax in it, or should I say, it shouldn't.. what it does is it cuts a layer (some cut more than others) of paint and restores the shine to the paint.. do that enough times and you have no paint..
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Postby CLuTZ on Sun Aug 07, 2005 4:12 am

tons of replacement decals on ebay (my home)

http://search.ebay.com.au/brembo-decal_ ... eNameZWD2S
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Postby smacktime on Thu Aug 11, 2005 12:17 am

How quick are they going to melt?
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Re: Restoring your BREMBO

Postby smacktime on Mon Sep 19, 2005 3:30 pm

I have found a decent paint kit Here for calipers.
I am going to give it a go if I can't find a better kit.
I just got new rims and they show off my calipers which in their state is a little not as bling as they should be.
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