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Anyone who paints brake calipers and rotors might be interested in knowing that Plasti Dip appears to work well even on hot brake discs. So far, Plasti Dip is still looking good on the right side front brake caliper and disc, which I painted at least 500-1000 miles ago. This is surprising because Plasti Dip is only rated to 200 degrees. I originally painted the calipers and discs with PlastiKote 500-degree caliper paint but it simply does not stay on discs. It does well on calipers, but not on discs even though its temperature rating is much higher than Plasti Dip. PlastiKote will stay on fo
I thought I had JE5 brake discs but after putting on one of the Duralast disc I bought from AutoZone, I was concerned that I bought the wrong size. The Duralast was obviously bigger than what was on the car. I'm thinking, it looks like the caliper bracket may not fit. So, I put the disc on--and thought--WOW! That is one pretty big disc! But, what do you know, the bracket fit with about 1/16 to 1/8-inch to spare. Apparently, the discs that were on were not the right ones, which explains why my brakes are gouged/grooved on the inside. The rotors I replaced didn't have enough surface area t