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The brake ducts... (archive)

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Posted by funfer on August 28, 2001 at 23:07:46:

In Reply to: Question... posted by Jeff N. on August 28, 2001 at 18:24:33:

...are just that. They channel the incoming air to the brake area, but do not attach to the brake backing plates. The rear of the ducts are screwed to the fender well and are not attached to the strut in any manner. So the install may be a bit easier than you thought.

Thanks Kbia,

Thanks for the updated prices. My local dealer - Bellevue BMW - is not the cheapest. :)

Did you happen to get a look at the backing plates behind your rotors? Curious if they have large holes or something where the ducts attach.

The picture in ETK is pretty non-specific. Can't tell if the protection plates between the cars are different - part numbers are...


90 535i

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