So, you’ve mounted a set of large diameter wheels and low profile tires. Those new rims and skins sure look great don’t they…except for the rusty brake calipers that are now on full display. Unfortunately, many large, thin spoke rims have a lot of open area that can reveal ugly mechanical parts that were best left hidden. So what can you do? You have 3 options: install new performance brake calipers, paint your existing calipers, or install caliper covers.

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  • MGP® Custom Caliper Covers
    (27 reviews)
    # sp4331
    Custom Caliper Covers by MGP®. Upgrade the appearance of your calipers, reduce their operating temperature, and reduce the amount of brake dust on your wheels with these caliper covers. These quality, aerospace aluminum covers are...
    $110.00 - $179.00
  • MGP® Custom Colors Caliper Covers with MGP Engraving
    (15 reviews)
    # sp4332
    Custom Colors Caliper Covers by MGP®. Upgrade the appearance of your calipers, reduce their operating temperature, and reduce the amount of brake dust on your wheels with these caliper covers. These quality, aerospace aluminum...
    $110.00 - $199.00
  • MGP® Caliper Covers with MGP Engraving
    (28 reviews)
    # sp4334
    Caliper Covers with MGP Engraving by MGP®. Upgrade the appearance of your calipers, reduce their operating temperature, and reduce the amount of brake dust on your wheels with these caliper covers. These quality, aerospace aluminum...
    $110.00 - $199.00
  • MGP® Caliper Covers with Engravings
    (78 reviews)
    # sp4335
    Caliper Covers with Engravings by MGP®. Upgrade the appearance of your calipers, reduce their operating temperature, and reduce the amount of brake dust on your wheels with these caliper covers. These quality, aerospace aluminum...
    $130.00 - $199.00
  • MGP® Gloss Black Caliper Covers with Engravings
    (7 reviews)
    # sp4336
    Gloss Black Caliper Covers with Engravings by MGP®. Upgrade the appearance of your calipers, reduce their operating temperature, and reduce the amount of brake dust on your wheels with these caliper covers. These quality, aerospace...
    $130.00 - $199.00
  • MGP® Gloss Red Caliper Covers with Engravings
    (30 reviews)
    # sp4338
    Gloss Red Caliper Covers with Engravings by MGP®. Upgrade the appearance of your calipers, reduce their operating temperature, and reduce the amount of brake dust on your wheels with these caliper covers. These quality, aerospace...
    $130.00 - $199.00
  • MGP® Matte Black Caliper Covers with Engravings
    (1 reviews)
    # sp4337
    Matte Black Caliper Covers with Engravings by MGP®. Upgrade the appearance of your calipers, reduce their operating temperature, and reduce the amount of brake dust on your wheels with these caliper covers. These quality, aerospace...
    $130.00 - $199.00
  • MGP® Gloss Black Caliper Covers with MGP Engraving
    (1 reviews)
    # sp4340
    Gloss Black Caliper Covers with MGP Engraving by MGP®. Upgrade the appearance of your calipers reduce the amount of brake dust on your wheels with these caliper covers. These quality, aerospace aluminum covers are the smart...
    $110.00 - $179.00
  • MGP® Gloss Red Caliper Covers with MGP Engraving
    (14 reviews)
    # sp4339
    Gloss Red Caliper Covers with MGP Engraving by MGP®. Upgrade the appearance of your calipers reduce the amount of brake dust on your wheels with these caliper covers. These quality, aerospace aluminum covers are the smart...
    $110.00 - $179.00
  • MGP® Matte Black Caliper Covers with MGP Engraving
    (0 reviews)
    # sp4341
    Matte Black Caliper Covers with MGP Engraving by MGP®. Upgrade the appearance of your calipers reduce the amount of brake dust on your wheels with these caliper covers. These quality, aerospace aluminum covers are the smart...
    $110.00 - $179.00
  • ACC® Stainless Steel Brake Caliper Covers
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    # sp9141
    Stainless Steel Brake Caliper Covers by American Car Craft®. Unleash the hidden style potential of your vehicle with the radiant ACC products.
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When done properly, painting calipers is very time consuming. First they have to be completely clean or the paint is not going to stick. And even if you do everything right, there is still a good chance that the paint will peel in the future. But the big knock against painting is that it can’t do anything about the shape of the calipers. The design of some calipers is just not that great looking, and putting them in color won’t change that.

Which brings us to the best option: caliper covers. Although paint is cheaper, when you factor in what your time is worth, caliper covers are the least expensive alternative. The covers we offer are laser cut from 6061-T6 aluminum, with a powder coated finish. They’re available in multiple colors and with custom logos. With caliper covers you get a durable product with a finish that will never peel, in a shape that will look great on any brake caliper.

Caliper covers are easy to install, won’t interfere with brake operation, and are easy to remove when brake service is necessary. They also reduce brake dust, so those nice custom wheels will stay cleaner. And although you may not think attaching covers will make calipers cooler, they will actually reduce caliper temperatures by 30°-50°F. The covers act as a heat sink, drawing heat out of the calipers, which prolongs the life of brake system components.

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While you’re installing caliper covers, why not install a set of wheel bands? These protective bands attach to the perimeter of the wheels to protect them from curb damage. They come in colors that complement caliper covers, giving your wheels a custom effect like no other. A plastic track attaches to the wheel, with a tough replaceable plastic insert that will take the brunt of a scrape instead of your rim, saving you replacement or refurbishing costs.

The first option is the most expensive, and frankly overkill if all you want is something that looks better. We’d love to sell you a set of performance calipers and we carry the best with names like Brembo, Baer, and Wilwood. But with these calipers, what you’re paying for is their ability to make cars stop better. The fact that they also look great is just a byproduct of good design. So let’s take a look at the next alternative, painting.

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  • Wheels & Tires
    One consequence of the trend toward larger diameter wheels is that previously hidden mechanical components are now clearly visible. We are referring, of course, to your brake calipers. These dirty, dusty, and rusty parts used to function in obscurity, but with plus-size thin-spoke wheels, they're now on display for all to see. If you happen to drive a late model performance car with a nice set of multi-piston Brembos, this is not an issue. Nor is it a concern if you have the coin for an upgrade to a performance brake kit. But what about the regular Joe who just blew his wad on wheels and tires; what can he do?

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