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I've decided to paint the brake caliper's on my R56 Cooper S, but I was wondering which was the fastest colour? I wouldn't want to paint the brakes a slow colour as it might slow my car down?

So what's the fastest colour for my brake calipers, red, black, yellow, blue, pink, green or Racing Beige?

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Think that it has to match the car in some way:D So I think red would be the best:):)
Also it would be a nice contrast against your black wheels:D:D
 

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Mm thats a difficult one Paul, id go for Red.... But be careful how many coats of paint you put on cause each coat would add extra weight therfore slowing you down :D
 

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Thank you all for your comment's, but I still can't decide! I might paint them Brake Dust Grey?

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Paul, have you not considered painting your calipers British Racing Green :biggrin:. Surely this is the fastest colour to paint them ;). Lots of British Racing Green painted cars have won the Formula 1 World Championship, i'm sure they wouldn't have won if painted another colour ;):biggrin:. British Racing Green is the way to go IMO :biggrin:.
 

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I've decided to paint the brake caliper's on my R56 Cooper S, but I was wondering which was the fastest colour? I wouldn't want to paint the brakes a slow colour as it might slow my car down?
I would have thought the performance-oriented gentleman would have gone for a slow colour for brake calibres, as the whole point of brakes is the slow the car down - as rapidly as possible. :p

So what's the fastest colour for my brake calipers, red, black, yellow, blue, pink, green or Racing Beige?

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With that in mind, I'd guess the slowest colour out of your list is either pink or 'racing beige'. :p Come to think of it... what shade of beige is 'racing beige' anyway? :confused:

Paul, have you not considered painting your calipers British Racing Green :biggrin:. Surely this is the fastest colour to paint them ;). Lots of British Racing Green painted cars have won the Formula 1 World Championship, i'm sure they wouldn't have won if painted another colour ;):biggrin:. British Racing Green is the way to go IMO :biggrin:.
More blood-red cars have won the F1 World Championship than British racing green-coloured ones. ;)

All the best,
Andrew.​
 
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