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 Post subject: Brake dust shield
PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:49 am 
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So I’ve read the debates to run or not
Car is 90% drag 10% street

I had planned to run the shields cleaned up one spindle degreased wire brushed painted ready for new ball joints and hubs and reassembled

Spindle #2
The brake dust shield is rusted a lot worse behind rotor so it’s no good looked around not seeing new shields listed for 1973 A Body

Skinny drag lite front tires rotor hangs out in the air
Forget the shield or order parts hoping they fit ??

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 Post subject: Re: Brake dust shield
PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 5:58 am 
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I don't think it really matters much. I left them off a drag car (small weight reduction). New/used shields shouldn't be that difficult to find.

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 Post subject: Re: Brake dust shield
PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:31 am 
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Shield are not rally needed unless you drive in wet or dust a lot. Race cars do not use them at all to keep the brakes cooler


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 Post subject: Re: Brake dust shield
PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:03 pm 
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Thanks I did find them 40$
I’m going commando not going to run any should shave .01 off my ET lol thanks

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 Post subject: Re: Brake dust shield
PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:45 pm 
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Deep water is all they're good for. And disc brakes shed water really well.

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