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Re: Scum Shield
On Fri, 7 Jun 1996, Michael Spiers wrote:
> I believe that they are to protect the rotor from splash. The rotor would
> protect the wheel from scum about as well as would the shield - but without the
> shield all that 'scum' hits the rotor.
> Wonder how detrimental that would be? More possible to spit nasty things like
> pebbles into the rotor/pads without those shields than with?
You can probably get away with taking off the sheilds if you have stock
rotors, but if you have cross drilled rotors, they are a must. Its too
easy for a rock to get caught in one of the holes and raise holy heck!
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