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brake caliper paint i have a spray can of black VHT high temp a can of proper 2k clear lacquer a can of standard self etching primer okay to do a thin coat of etch, followed by VHT then 2k clear coat of top search the hell out of google, hard to find info about if these spray paints can handle the heat. i know the clear 2k will be tough as anything. vht is high temp. has self etch got 200 Celsius ratings?
I've just gone to change the brake fluid on my AEX 6n, did both rears fine but got to the front and it looks like someone has taken a hacksaw to the bleeder screw? Can't get a grip on it at all with moles, or by heating and bashing on a smaller socket. Its seized in pretty tight anyway. As it had got dark i tried continuing the change by taking the brake hoses off the calipers and just letting the fluid run clean, then tightening again. This was probably a stupid move as the brakes have basically lost all power, only biting the tiniest bit when the pedal's on the floor 😞 Is there any way to do this? Don't want to take the calipers off as the rubber boot on the bolts is also missing, ie a horrible, rusty, dirty job. Cheers