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Old 04-14-2006, 12:21 AM   #1
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DIY rotor backing plates

They're back again! Well sorta, they're not completely finished. I have to weld up the pipe to the backing plate. I don't beleive I should any problems with rubbing.







Now wtf is this mystery substance? Calcium? It's on the front side of the bottom of my engine.


I dont get why my tires are like this. I guess the some divits are what some people refer to as "chunking" but it's only on 1/2 of the tire almost exactly. The left side of the photo is the outer edge of the tire(rim face side). I'm running about -3.5* of camber and 42 psi hot.
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Old 04-14-2006, 03:32 PM   #2
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that's a really nice brake cooling set up you got there. which tubing did you use? where are the inlets? front bumper? are the ducts just being directed right at the center of the backing plate?

looks nice!

as for the tire... that looks really abnormal. generally i thought chunking happened on the edge of the tread blocks as to the center of the tire. i'd call a hankook rep.
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Old 04-14-2006, 04:30 PM   #3
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I dont remember the specifics of it but it's 2.5" and will withstand something like 600*F. The inlets are in the front bumper inside the stock air inlets. The ducts with basically be directed to the center of the rotor, maybe angled a tad backwards to make them fit better.

It's not looking like I'm going to be able to finish them up today because my car is at the dealer for an accesory whine.
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Old 04-14-2006, 08:30 PM   #4
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It's not looking like I'm going to be able to finish them up today because my car is at the dealer for an accesory whine.
I just my car back from the dealer(barely) after getting the deflection pulley and guide pulley replaced.
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