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Old 09-30-2013, 09:02 PM   #1
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Default For those who actually considered painting their calipers red...

This would appear to be a lot easier solution...

I just bought a set.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/161113209503...84.m1438.l2649
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Old 09-30-2013, 09:23 PM   #2
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LOLZ! I've seen these and I just have to laugh every time I do!!!
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Old 09-30-2013, 09:41 PM   #3
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Default I personally think the KleenWheels shield is the way to go.

Yep, JC Whitney still has them ready to go, even for my 2006 A8. Not sure if they are W12's though. Wouldn't it be great to solve that dust issue once and for all too? And since they are "turbos" maybe I get another 10MPH top speed; maybe by cutting off the airflow to the brakes its more aero too.

http://www.jcwhitney.com/brake-dust-...d78y2006g193j1

Who wants to look at them stinkin' brakes anyway, or their nasty filthy dust? Sounds like my mom even.
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That is hillarious sir. I would always be worried about them falling off in transit lol!
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:51 AM   #5
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That is hillarious sir. I would always be worried about them falling off in transit lol!
And here I thought it was a better idea than trying to paint them! I guess we'll see how they work out. I'll be sure to report back on them.

Just bought some RS6 wheels, so I definitely wanted the calipers to stand out.
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:45 AM   #6
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Yup let us know how it looks like with your RS6 wheels. Pictures are must for sure.
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I wash my stock black s8 calipers every time I wash the car.
I wouldn't want them red, blah.
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Old 10-01-2013, 09:14 AM   #8
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Default Or go the route K9Cop did

Inspired by this RS4 rumor has it he also installed these:

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Too funny, Jake!
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Old 10-01-2013, 11:12 AM   #10
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Default Now listen here butch....

A man has to be able to carry his own style. I had to have my calipers match my cup holder. Doesn't everyone?

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