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Please can you confirm that the brake upgrade means that the calipers are not painted red as on the S variant? My reason for asking is that I have just seen an R sport ( like mine) fitted with these red calipers that I wanted for my car and was told by Ryan that No they would be bigger discs and calipers ,but that the red calipers are for S models only...
Have I /we been given the wrong info again!!
I await a full , clear and logical response please.
 

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Hi Jags Cat. I asked same question and as per brochure images, discs increased but calipers remain grey/ silver. I'm booking in to have mine painted and decals fitted. Costs are between £160-£200.
 

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Hi Jags cat,

I too have an F-Pace R Sport, mine is the 3.0 Diesel, It is a European model, I know the R Sport version is only available in UK with the 2.0 engine.

I therefore have the larger brakes as standard but try as I did they were definitely not available in red, crazy in my opinion as it is the Sport model! I even visited the production line at Solihull and again no red calipers offered.

My 14 year old son is driving me crazy to have them painted but its not that simple the standard calipers have a rough finish, whereas the proper Jaguar painted calipers are smooth. I have found a specialist firm in UK, who can remove the calipers from the car, strip them down shot blast the castings and paint (in any colour) even add logos etc. They offer 36 hour turnaround for a cost of around £450.

I don't live in UK any longer but might consider having it done if and when my car is back home.
 

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Hi all, my point exactly, is it a recent option if so when? And why is information not relayed sooner of any changes! People are having to fork out a lot extra, post build for something they could have easily done at factory!!
Exceeding customers expectations Jag... When are you going to listen and acknowledge the people who can tell you most what we would like to be available on our cars? :twisted:
 

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I have to confess to that being my R sport with the red calipers (with upgraded brakes).

They are not an option but were painted with great care on delivery day, each wheel was taken off and calipers paint used which is the same red as the F-Type's calipers -the Jaguar decals were off E-bay! The special calipers paint is essential and previous experience with this type of paint means that the paint will not flake off.

The car is simply fantastic and a real head turner, the growling cat dust caps are rather cute too!
 

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Any chance of a couple of photos?

Be careful regarding the tyre valve dust caps, the originals are plastic, so as not to interfere with the TPMS
 

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Saski said:
I have to confess to that being my R sport with the red calipers (with upgraded brakes).

They are not an option but were painted with great care on delivery day, each wheel was taken off and calipers paint used which is the same red as the F-Type's calipers -the Jaguar decals were off E-bay! The special calipers paint is essential and previous experience with this type of paint means that the paint will not flake off.

The car is simply fantastic and a real head turner, the growling cat dust caps are rather cute too!
Ahh so we're you the lady collecting it while we were collecting dads? Great looking motor! The red calipers really do look the business :D
 

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Collected on 4th June (ahead of time scales :D ) , it had gone back in for bonnet and door alignment issues. Dealership has been fantastic and very helpful, bonnet is better but not perfect and it will be reported to Jaguar with more work to do done when a 'fix' is available.

More noticable on white unfortunately!
 

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I just did my R sport brakes yesterday with the ‪g2 brake caliper paint system set.
It looks better then the stock silver color.
 

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Certainly makes them stand out more that's for sure on the car.
 

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Nishandf said:
They can paint calipers as well and did mine.
OH Ok makes sense now, looked at the link and just say wheel refurb. :D
 

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This is what I used in the USA from Amazon.
I found it on your Amazon UK web site also.
This is the main company web site: https://www.g2usa.com

High Temperature High Gloss Self Leveling Brush On Red G2 Brake Caliper Paint System Kit by G2 USA
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