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I've looked through every page on this site, and only see that Steven in Sunnyvale has had his calipers chromed and switched to the chrome banjo bolts. Has anyone had their rotors chromed too? I would guess you could chrome the center section of the rotor, jut not the edge where the pads do their thing. Does anyone have any insight to this?

Steven, are you pleased with the results of having the calipers chromed? I assume it holds up with brake fluid. Did your silver paint on the end of the brake lines hold up to brake fluid?

I was thinking of pulling it apart for a winter time upgrade and didn't want to find out after it would be apart that you can't do the rotors for some reason. I've seen show bikes with chromed rotors, but they don't ride them much, if at all. Mine is a rider, but I thought it might dress it up to chrome those items.

I know Rivco makes a caliper cover set, for those who have had their calipers chromed, would you do it again, or just buy the billet covers?

Thanks for any inputs....
 

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I also had my calipers chromed last year and had the rotors POLISHED. They turned out great. The chrome shop said it was not a good idea to chrome the rotors because it would compromise their braking ability. I also installed the chrome banjo bolts from Ultimate Machining and spray painted the ends of the hydraulic lines with chrome paint that I purchased at Autozone. Dupli-Color was the brand name. Absolutely no issues with leaks or anything negative.
 

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Chromed Calipers

I had the calipers chromed and yes it holds up to brake fluid. Make sure the chromer uses plugs in the piston holes while chroming and replace the o-rings before you rebuild the calipers. Do not chrome your rotors, have them polished instead.

The paint on the brake lines doesn't hold up well to brake fluid but that isn't a real problem since you paint the ends after cleaning them well, soap and water then a good degreaser then alcohol and then assemble the system before you add any brake fluid. Unless you have a leak brake fluid won't be an issue. What I have found is that there is a lot of flex in the brake line ends and I've had to touch them up with a small brush, takes about 5 minutes.
 
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