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Is anyone else suffering from this problem?
What can we clean the calipers with they getting pretty nasty looking?

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Painting is just a temporary fix. Sratch the paint and you'll actually *accelerate* oxidation. I suggest anodization... someone has mentioned in a post nickel plating their calipers. This is a terrific solution and looks better than paint. Powder-coating is another option too if you want colors. Paint is just not durable enough, especially down in the wheel area where rocks and bits go flying all the time.

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I get embarassed that my baby is rusty.


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I had the same problem with my first IS300 with the calipers. I don't have any problem with my second one, the calipers on our new IS seem to have a real nice green coating. Maybe they have realized this problem and have fixed it. I also have a different antenna on our new IS. As far as the brakes rusting, it seems to be a common problem. After sitting in the rain they look awful, but it rubs of after applying the brakes.
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I bringin this old thread back up because my brakes are Fukin rusting up. My pale green coating is withering away and showing rust.

Has anyone found a way to cover this crap up besides painting them?
 

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I'm going to powdercoat my calipers next week and then have the hubs of my rotors painted. I'll post pictures before, during and after the ordeal.
 

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I had the same problem, I took my car back to lexus and had them replace all 4 rotars, no problems since then, I sugest you all take your cars back to Lexus. I mean why not its covvered under waranty
 

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Graphite IS ... which dealer did you take your IS back to to have them change the rotors? I might do the same?
 
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