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Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 5:48 pm 
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it looks like a spacer but i think its so the rims dont get dirty from all the brake fluid n stuff...

am i right? if so, how effective is this thing? looks ugly as
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Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 5:50 pm 
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ps, thoses who got no idea wat im on about, look around the caliper and u will see what i mean..


those who do, i think im goona take it off.. opinions?
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Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 5:51 pm 
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cant see too well, the sun is shineing right in my eyes in my office at the moment.
but looks like a dust deflector, to try and stop all the dust and s**t dirtying up your rims

 

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Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 6:13 pm 
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Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 7:14 pm 
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its just to stop the brake dust and that getting on the wheels, i'd remove them as it allows more air to get in and cool your brakes down!

 

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Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 8:54 pm 
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does 2/10's of f**k all really, just be prepared to see rusty hubs ;)

take it off, they can be quite hard to get off ive hear, but nothing a hammer/boot cant fix ;)

 

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Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 10:03 pm 
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yeah get rid of them i had em on for ages just a thin plate of metal if u take the wheel off it should just slide off looks heaps better with out

 

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Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 10:23 pm 
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i took mine off, just a few small bolts holding em on, a couple are hard to get to, but nothin a pair of pliers wont fix

 

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