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Old 03-18-2010, 02:57 PM
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Hey all here at THEE forumz. I have a quick question. What do you think of the dust cover shields you can get for your rims? Does anyone have them? Junk or not. Curious. I was thinking of getting some to cut down on the crap going on my rims. Thanks.
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ive seen lots of people use them on cars or trucks thats not drove everyday,like show trucks or weekend drivers.i think they look good but looks like they would hold in alot of heat.have you tried ceramic pads to cut down on the dust.you could always try them and let us know!!! good luck!!
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I have to agree with fox I think that it would hold some hear in there. It would be more of a show truck type deal.

I also would say to try different pads out. EBCs Greenstuff pads are supposed to have very little brake dust. I would try those out Bones
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i bought the shields for my '99 chevy truck, had them on all 4 wheels, had to take them off the front wheels because of heat build up, went to a different type of pads & took them all off
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Thanks for the input people. As it looks so far im not leaning that way.
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I have used "KLEEN WHEELS" on my last 5 vehicles and love them! I don't tow. I drive normal. I take vacations in the mountians. I have never had problems, over heating or other. They are vented and must be installed on the right side. For wheel care, they are the greatest thing since disk brakes and sliced bread. And you don't need to paint your calipers red to show you have disks.
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I'm loving my green stuff pads. little dust so little reason to get dust covers. Also will be dressing up the calipers with some MGP caliper covers from WhiplashAuto, will see how they look and if they retain any heat. doesn't look like they will as they ahve a spacing between them and the caliper.
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Hey let me know how those caliper covers work out! I can't wait to see some pictures of them on your truck.
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Ive decide to forget this idea..Would like to paint the calipers up and wouldnt see them with the covers. I never thought about the heat aspect as well.Thanks all.
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at $200 USD, those MGP covers are pricey, BUT, i may just get them any way, rather than paint my calipers
here is a video http://www.calipercovers.com/_e/page...Video_Page.htm
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