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Old 09-05-2012, 02:41 PM   #41
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Lol.


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thanks? grow up.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:44 PM   #42
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maybe maybe not. get different pads if you dont like the dust.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:44 PM   #43
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Come on man those kill your pads. They cause them to overheat. The look cool til you're right next to them about like mgp covers.

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Old 09-05-2012, 02:45 PM   #44
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And draw attention to those tiny rotors, as well?
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:49 PM   #45
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Would these fit over a stoptech ST-40 kit?
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:49 PM   #46
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can't be doing anything good for your brake ventilation.

best to remove them, and if u want the super sick dope fly stupid retarded red look, get some G2 caliper paint on the caliper.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:52 PM   #47
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Cant wait for people to ask about since when brembo started manufacturing only one half of a caliper...
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:53 PM   #48
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recently found out that my car came stock with brembos.
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Old 09-05-2012, 02:57 PM   #49
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Siiiick Bro-mbos.
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:03 PM   #50
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maybe maybe not. get different pads if you dont like the dust.
think ceramic would cut down on the dust some?
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:03 PM   #51
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1- youre asking fanatics for a solution which uses a fake cosmetic product which 95% of us dont like than get anal about us being helpless
2- its only doing worse by only building up heat in your calipers thus making then wear out pre maturely
3 its the intewebz BRAAAHH what you expected ?

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i noticed no one mentioned that you also have air ducts that direct air from your bumper to the back of your wheel and it then exits through the spokes so when you put covers on it doesn't really let the air and dust to escape as good
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:08 PM   #53
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i noticed no one mentioned that you also have air ducts that direct air from your bumper to the back of your wheel and it then exits through the spokes so when you put covers on it doesn't really let the air and dust to escape as good
oh really? didn't know that. thanks for the info.
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Old 09-05-2012, 03:09 PM   #54
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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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Your covers aren't fooling any car enthusiast that notices brakes in the first place. Just paint them (black) instead. The dust will stay off.
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Next you should buy a Ferrari emblem and replace the BMW logo. People will think you drive a Ferrari.
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Get different pads.
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Cheap plastic covers can melt easily under the right conditions, resulting in bad news. It's as simple as that.
Under what conditions would the covers melt?
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Track conditions, I'd guess.
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Don't replace the roundels. Just get Ferrari shields to put on the fenders.
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