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Old 01-31-2006
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Dust shields, Do they work?

I wanna buy a pair for my front brakes so I don't have to wash them as much. Does anyone here know of them or have a set?

They sell them everywhere online, I just wanna make sure they do what they claim....
 

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Old 02-01-2006
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You talking like those rim sized brake dust shields? I've never owned a pair, seems like it would work. But wouldn't you also be running risk of overheating them since I believe they would be getting a loss in airflow to cool them.
 
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get better brake pads.

ceramics dont hardly leave any dirt.
 
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^ Never knew that...**** im sick and tired of cleaning mine... How makes good powerful pads? Hawk?
 
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i got mine at napa and they are great spent just under 200 on rotors and pads. very minimal dust.
 
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Motorcraft pads are ceramic. they cost me $40 for the front set at the local dealership.

Remember......YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR!

those dust shields do cause the brakes to overheat a little, but it isn't enough to do any damage, just will wear your pads a little faster.
 
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Well I just bought some in November :( they are Duralast these thing will turn my rims black if I don't clean them. I'm still wanting the sheilds though
 
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Originally Posted by BlackRanger93
Well I just bought some in November :( they are Duralast these thing will turn my rims black if I don't clean them. I'm still wanting the sheilds though

duralast from autozone are like 20 bucks for both. kinda cheap. ya get what you pay for.
 
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yep, I bought some duralasts for $20 last night. Gotta love black wheels!
 
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get black wheels... then u dont have to worry about it as much
 
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^ easy fix and good looking fix
 
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