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#1 (permalink) Old 06-14-2004, 03:00 PM
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There have been many posts on how to reduce brake dust over the past couple of years.

What has everyone done about it? What 's worked or not worked? What have you tried?

Post your solution or if you're still a BDS (brake dust slave), let us know that too.

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clean your wheels...alot

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I'm not sure if this was ever brought up but I think there are these plastic disks that you can insert behind the wheels (inbetween the rims and the disk brakes) that'll block the dust from hitting your wheel.... BUT then you won't see the brakes behind the wheels. I'm not sure if they'll fit BMW's but maybe they will....
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Originally posted by doughboyea@Jun 16 2004, 08:33 PM
these plastic disks that you can insert behind the wheels
those are "kleen wheels".
gobs of brake dust behind them.
Rejected by most on the forum.

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Originally posted by Silver4evr+Jun 16 2004, 09:53 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Silver4evr @ Jun 16 2004, 09:53 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-doughboyea@Jun 16 2004, 08:33 PM
these plastic disks that you can insert behind the wheels
those are "kleen wheels".
gobs of brake dust behind them.
Rejected by most on the forum. [/b][/quote]
Well then... my bad.. nevermind

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It also viods ur waranty
atleast on E30s....it says in the top left corner of the widshield..no brake dust guards..or something along those lines.

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they probablly stop alot of the ventilation to the brakes too

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Unless you change the compound of the pads then you'll always suffer. I said somewhere the other day the EBC pads are pretty 'rim friendly'.

Do you get residue from carbon disks?

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