Brake Cooling - Cheap DIY method

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Re: Brake Cooling - Cheap DIY method

Post by Bad_Pritt » Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:20 pm

I'm considering this mod, but I've been wondering: how do the plastic straps hold up after 2 years? It all looks a bit fragile but I can be mistaking... :-)
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Post by exdos » Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:20 pm

It's all still in place and working perfectly. I recently did a 1500 mile round trip to The Ring where I did nearly 500 miles around The Ring itself. It's not so fragile as it might look: just a case of using the right size of straps. :thumbsup:

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Post by Argenta » Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:57 am

I'm thinking the full-size(!) protection plate inside the disc's may be my first priority, they're missing (fully or partly) on most other performance cars I've seen.

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Post by oalloyd1 » Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:59 pm

Hi all,

Is it possible to get the pictures re-activated? I really want to do this great mod to my car!

Cheers,

o :)

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Post by Paul1983 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:13 am

Brilliant job and thanks for explaining it so well. I am going to be doing this mod this weekend and just gathering in materials. Would u say 1m of ducting either side was enough? Was gonna order 3metres just to be safe? Don't wanna be short once i am under the car on a Sunday with no where to go and get some more? But if u ended up cutting the lengths a little shorter than a metre then i could get away with ordering just 2 metres. Cheers again can't wait to get this done.

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Brake Cooling - Cheap DIY method

Post by exdos » Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:18 pm

It's more than 7 years ago since I did this so I can't remember the exact length of tubing required but 3 metres in total for both sides will be plenty. :thumbsup:

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Post by Paul1983 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:47 am

Cheers mate

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Post by Paul1983 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:23 pm

Mod all done last Sunday šŸ˜Ž
Track day yesterday, car performed way above expectations, all the work before hand more than paid off. Cooling mod soo cheap and soo good, brakes were amazing. Decided to come right out the front grill (they are now painted black and blend right in)
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