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I know that red is classic. I have a black metallic with silver wheels and was going to go with silver. However, that blends-in with the wheels. I don't like the red. What about a medium gray metallic that will provide some contrast ?
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All base Boxsters (and 911s and Caymans) have black...S variants have red...and PCCBs are yellow. Changing the color is as close to sacrilege as it gets in Porsche-land. I'd leave 'em black. Of course, you are free to do whatever you want with your car.
 

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Yep, left my base Cayman calipers factory black when I repainted them. I was probably less influenced by potential sacrilege than by just liking black better than a flashy color.
 

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I have a black metallic car with black wheels. My brakes have faded from black to a grey tone. I've been thinking about painting them lime green like the ones on the hybrids to add some contrast. Something like this Land vehicle Vehicle Car Alloy wheel Rim
 
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Thanks Guys....black metallic looks like my best option.
 

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Thanks Guys....black metallic looks like my best option.
Please post some pics when they're done. If they look good and you're willing-- I would be interesting in paying you to do mine if you are in Eastern PA.
 

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All base Boxsters (and 911s and Caymans) have black...S variants have red...and PCCBs are yellow.
And the hybrid calipers are bright green, including the 918!
 

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Alas, the standard boxster calipers are the small ones....my auto specialist recommended keeping them black...."showing" them would not be in good taste.
 

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Alas, the standard boxster calipers are the small ones....my auto specialist recommended keeping them black...."showing" them would not be in good taste.
Not that it wouldn't be in good taste...it's just not as visually appealing. F Type Jags have really puny looking calipers in the rear and massive calipers up front, all painted same color. The red up front looks fantastic...the red on the small rear calipers? Super lame. Example: http://www.tagmotorsports.com/Forums/HRE/HRE-Jaguar FType-P104/TAG Jaguar F Type-10.jpg
 

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Not that it wouldn't be in good taste...it's just not as visually appealing. F Type Jags have really puny looking calipers in the rear and massive calipers up front, all painted same color. The red up front looks fantastic...the red on the small rear calipers? Super lame. Example: http://www.tagmotorsports.com/Forums/HRE/HRE-Jaguar FType-P104/TAG Jaguar F Type-10.jpg
As mentioned earlier, I left my base Cayman calipers black when I repainted them (don't really get the desire to have "flashy" calipers), and have to agree that photo looks hilarious. :)
 
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