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Old 09-05-2012, 04:09 PM   #54
mtnbound
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Originally Posted by LeMansteve View Post
Predictable hating on the faux Brembo covers. It is just a visual mod, no different from the host of other purely visual mods out there. In my eyes it is no different from putting an M3 bumper on like a 323, yet nobody flames those people.
False.

A caliper cover directly affects brake temp. They essentially insulate the calipers, a part of the car that certainly doesn't need additional heat.

Cheap plastic covers can melt easily under the right conditions, resulting in bad news. It's as simple as that.
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