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#1 (permalink) Old 04-21-2004, 08:44 PM
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Anyone ever try a brake dust shield to keep their rims clean?.
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Just what I need. If anyone has tried them, I too would like to know your impressions.
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Brake padsInstead of using dust shields, you should probably change out you brake pads for low dust brake pads. Here is a good site for some pads at a reasonable price. I have the Deluxe Axxis pads and they give off very little brake dust. Mintex also are some pads that you could use, but they do warp you rotors after awhile.
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My friend has them on his Galant, and it keeps the wheels relativley clean. The downside? you cant see his painted calipers.

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My friend has them on his Galant, and it keeps the wheels relativley clean. The downside? you cant see his painted calipers.
Does have to clean them out once in awhile? The brake dust has to go some where. Does it clog up the air holes in the sheilds?

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i saw a couple benzes with them, and they still had very dirty front wheels (brake dust)

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i am getting some for the fronts when I get my Sway bar links... just want to save a little on shipping.

buying new brakes is not an option, because i got new brakes about 5-6k miles ago.

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