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RE: Scum Shield
Cool. What should those of us whose German rockets are not normally
equipped with scum shields do? Stay away from drilled or slotted rotors?
Ian Duff, New Bedford, MA, USA
1990 Coupe Quattro
>From: Bob D'Amato[SMTP:email@example.com]
>Sent: Saturday, June 08, 1996 12:35 PM
>To: Michael Spiers
>Cc: Glen Powell; firstname.lastname@example.org
>Subject: 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
>> shield all that 'scum' hits the rotor.
>> Wonder how detrimental that would be? More possible to spit nasty
>> 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!
>Bob (The voice of experience)
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