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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-01-2013, 05:17 PM Thread Starter
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Red Brake Calipers ?

Why do some trucks have red brake calipers? Are they different than the non colored ones?

Just curious..since my truck has red but everyone I know with a 08 has plain ones. They think I painted mine but I tell them they are from the factory.

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Did you but your truck used?

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I purchased the truck from the original buyer..He didn't do anything to the vehicle...I saw a photo of a truck on one of the forums with red calipers and was the 1st time I saw another set...I'll have to try and find it and ask that prson.
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Very interesting, mine is an 08 and the calipers are not red so it's not an 08 thing. Maybe it's an F250/F350 thing. Is yours an F250?

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My truck is a 2008 F350 SRW 4x4...The other truck I saw was a dually 4x4 with the red calipers.

This link has a Blk Dually w/ stacks. He has red as well. Page 9 about 3/4 of the way down.

http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/6-4...-see-em-9.html

My service manager thinks certain packages had the red calipers..I want to know what package.

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Painted anyone. Not trying to state the obvious. I have painted many of my vehicles calipers. Unless u are referring to bone stock never owned

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