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Old 11-01-2011, 11:29 AM   #41
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that cf one looks intense. Yeah I didn't think there was much room back there, I'm just wondering if the cooling of that rotor surface would have any adverse effects
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I can't really tell from the pictures. Is there a lip or bead on the duct that accepts the hose?
+1 to Hustler, it's not necessary. The hose just slides on. The full kit does include hose clamps but nothing else is necessary.
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...I know.

It goes beyond ditching the ABS, though. Anyone with a 94+ chassis would be required to hack up their spindle in order to move the duct closer to the center. Even cars without ABS have that spindle nub from '94 on. In our opinion, that is a totally unacceptable solution.

That's why we came up with these - we wanted a plate that would fit all 90-05 spindles without modification, fit ABS-equipped cars without modification, and protect the two balljoint boots that are highly prone to heat damage from the brakes.

There are other plates available that don't fit 94-05 spindles or ABS, don't provide any heat shielding to the balljoint boots, and are more expensive to boot - if all of that strikes your fancy.
how hard would it be for you to offer two versions? just move the hole and the placement of the welded on tube.

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how hard would it be for you to offer two versions? just move the hole and the placement of the welded on tube.

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This version works fine for all cars.
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Ordered and awaiting invoice. I will haz brake prawns !
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this is the shexy!!! so wish i had the extra money for the GB
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I got mine yesterday by Fed Ex. thanks Andrew.
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Got mine as well, doesn't really fit right in the area around steering arm, but I think I can put more of a bend in the upper crease to increase clearance and make it work.
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OK, I'll bite, why are these things prawns?
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OK, I'll bite, why are these things prawns?
Curved shape around the axle with the hose attachment as the "eye"?
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Got mine as well, doesn't really fit right in the area around steering arm, but I think I can put more of a bend in the upper crease to increase clearance and make it work.
They are designed so that when you bolt them down it will put a slight bit of force on the backing plate from the tie rod end. This is to ensure maximum brake clearance possible.
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Sounds good, works for me...
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OK, I'll bite, why are these things prawns?

"prawn" is the phonetic pronunciation of "pr0n" which is the commonly-used substitute on the interwebs for a word referring to media which depicts (usually) people, usually without clothes, engaging in behavior which many religious groups consider to be immoral.

In other words the the title of the thread is brake p-o-r-n, which is never spelled shorthand to avoid blacklists etc.
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Old 11-07-2011, 05:59 PM   #54
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Prawns are here, someone pass the cocktail sauce.
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Are yall sending out tracking numbers? I sent my set to the office and the mail room occasionally 'forgets' to bring packages up.
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Yes. The complete kits have not shipped out yet but the backing plates alone have. Complete kits should ship out in the next couple days.
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Yes. The complete kits have not shipped out yet but the backing plates alone have. Complete kits should ship out in the next couple days.
That good, I was wondering why others have gotten theirs and I haven't got mine yet. Look foward to putting these on.
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Old 11-08-2011, 11:11 AM   #58
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Thanks to everyone that participated in the brake duct backing plate sale. They are now available on our website for $119 for the backing plates and $189 for the complete kit.

http://trackspeedengineering.com/sto...cts-p-118.html
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Old 11-08-2011, 11:43 AM   #59
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Where's my cocktail sauce?
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Got my tracking number, thanks!
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