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Installing Brake Ducts R56

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Old 06-06-2011, 06:06 AM
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You really don't need to bother with air ducts when you run your caliper in that position....
 
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Old 06-06-2011, 11:23 AM
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Yuck yuck yuck...

I was thinking the same thing since I don't really use the brakes, they only slow you down!
 
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Old 06-06-2011, 05:47 PM
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Hey s-driver,

When do you think all this fancy duct work will be ready to test it out. Am thinking of doing a day out in LRP July 1 with SCDA. Will post this in the normal thread as well. Did you mange to get VVs end links?
 
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Old 06-06-2011, 06:11 PM
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I'm shipping the end links tomorrow. July 1st sounds good to me at this point.
 
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Old 06-20-2011, 10:54 AM
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All done with the install of the Sneed Speed kit...

She lives!!

 
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The backing plate brackets did not clear the rotors so a little "modification" was employed using a ball pean hammer... Drivers side hose touchs the half shaft just slightly, no issue's on the pass side.
 
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Old 06-20-2011, 11:01 AM
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Looks good. Now you just need some more rally lights.
 
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Any more and you guy's will catch me!
 
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Old 06-20-2011, 11:14 AM
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I can't remember the last time I saw your brake lights come on at the track.
 
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Hi, I just got a GP 1491, and had observed this similar set up in my brake cooling system but it was disconnected, can you share any additional photos you did on the project, how did you connect the orange ducting to your bumper?
 
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Old 02-05-2013, 04:38 AM
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No, don't really have any other pictures to post. The kit comes with the inlet pcs to replace the fog lights if you had them, which of course the GP doesn't. All I had to do was enlarge the hole to match the size of the flange - done with a dremmel.
 
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Old 02-05-2013, 04:43 AM
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Great!thx for the quick response.,,
 
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Originally Posted by AutoXCooper.com View Post
Hey Guys, nice work on the brake ducts. Just wanted to let you know that we carry the Sneed Speed Shop Brake Cool kit and they also have a R56S kit and we sell just the bracket that bolts to the brake system, it's only $60 a set. Just PM me for them.

As for where to place duct, here's what SSS has found, "that the rotor is what cools the caliper. There are veins built into the rotor to cool the rotor and blow on the caliper. The rotor is the main heat sink for the brake system that’s why we cool it and not the caliper."
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FYI, sneed speed r56 brake duct kit was $448 . I did the math and the parts added to only $280 , I ordered the rotor duct piece and 7' of 2" pipe for under $150 shipped and plan to hook up to stock brake duct on my 13 clubbie saving a lot and losing my fog light.

Btw I told Chris at sneed and the price for kit is now only $275.99 , I suggested $275 lol. He said price of hose came down a lot.

Ill take pics .
 
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Originally Posted by rckrzy1 View Post
FYI, sneed speed r56 brake duct kit was $448 . I did the math and the parts added to only $280 , I ordered the rotor duct piece and 7' of 2" pipe for under $150 shipped and plan to hook up to stock brake duct on my 13 clubbie saving a lot and losing my fog light.

Btw I told Chris at sneed and the price for kit is now only $275.99 , I suggested $275 lol. He said price of hose came down a lot.

Ill take pics .
Don't forget the pictures! Esp of the routing of the hoses....not much space on the R56...
 
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Thanks guys for sharing such a nice information.
 
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