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US source for brake caliper plating ?

PostPost by: peg_pilot » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:26 am

I am in the midst of my wintertime project to rebuild my brake calipers. An old post on this forum (lotus-suspension-f42/best-buy-refurbished-calipers-from-classicar-automotive-t15754.html) sure makes it look appealing to get the calipers plated. Does anyone have a suggestion for a vendor in the US who will do this ?
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PostPost by: mbell » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:55 am


I think a few people have used these guys. I got a quote but in the end just did it myself. I don't think the quote was too bad but just got a little expensive when you added in two lots of shipping for heavy calipers.
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PostPost by: bitsobrits » Wed Jan 28, 2015 1:31 am

Any plating shop should be able to handle this if you provide them with calipers that have been fully disassembled (halves separated). You can obtain the required small O ring to re-assemble the halves from Pegasus Racing @www.pegasusracing.com.

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PostPost by: john1180 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 5:12 am

PMB Performance in Sandy, Utah. Talk to Eric, he does them right!
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