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      06-08-2020, 12:47 PM   #111
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You can go to aircraftspruce and get the 2.5" flange, use a holesaw to cut a hole in stock backing plate and then rivet the flange in. Then in winter just remove the ducts and hoses if you want.

I like this solution a lot. Looks like it may be more effective than the Porsche ducts to me. Great job Magnus.
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I drive with the scoops and everything in place year around. If we get deep snow I might take off the scoops and hoses but no reason to swap back the backing plates.

There is a point with the hose going at a 90 degree angle up from the scoop. I first used Lightweights kit with their scoops where the hose goes out straight out of the back of the scoop. I ended up with leaves and crap stuck in the hose with that setup. Have not had that problem at least yet with my own scoops.

I do still use the backing plate from Lightweight but it's pretty easy to make your own by making a hole and welding on a short 60mm tube on the original backing plate to connect the hose to.
You have the lightweight backiing plates??? how come you made your outlet 60mm when the Lightweight one is 76mm (not 100% certain).

I remixed your scoop to go directly to 76mm. My printer is being an A hole though and having trouble with such a long print.
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      06-09-2020, 06:05 AM   #113
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You have the lightweight backiing plates??? how come you made your outlet 60mm when the Lightweight one is 76mm (not 100% certain).

I remixed your scoop to go directly to 76mm. My printer is being an A hole though and having trouble with such a long print.
That is odd, my Lightweight backing plates came with 60mm hoses!
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That is odd, my Lightweight backing plates came with 60mm hoses!
Well I bought these from 55parts that look exactly the same...

https://55parts.de/collections/m-mod...bremsbeluftung

and started printing in ABS which made all the difference!

Pics are thanks to Kankles who is running the 1st protos.

These work with 18" wheels
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Anyone run without dust shields?

The new C8 and Porsches don't have them. I was thinking about taking them off during the summer, back on in the winter.
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Anyone run without dust shields?

The new C8 and Porsches don't have them. I was thinking about taking them off during the summer, back on in the winter.
These carbon shields are smaller than stock and have the hose port. Not sure which would keep brakes cooler, this set up or just running no shield.
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Anyone run without dust shields?

The new C8 and Porsches don't have them. I was thinking about taking them off during the summer, back on in the winter.
It'll help but not as much as forced air cooling. I plan to sell my scoops so for a little cash you could add forced cooling. Combine the scoops with the hacked shields and locally sourced hoses for a $100-150 solution.

I also plan to make some air deflectors for the rear brakes. Like the GT3 scoops used in DE.
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Well I bought these from 55parts that look exactly the same...

https://55parts.de/collections/m-mod...bremsbeluftung

and started printing in ABS which made all the difference!

Pics are thanks to Kankles who is running the 1st protos.

These work with 18" wheels

Nice :-)


The Lightweight shields are quite different in design on some details, so these you got are from some other manufacturer, but yours look very very well done :-)
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Anyone run without dust shields?

The new C8 and Porsches don't have them. I was thinking about taking them off during the summer, back on in the winter.
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Nice :-)


The Lightweight shields are quite different in design on some details, so these you got are from some other manufacturer, but yours look very very well done :-)
Thanks! huh im surprissed, but I only saw them on their websites pics which are not great. Looking for some temp strips now to check their effectivness.
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I drive with the scoops and everything in place year around. If we get deep snow I might take off the scoops and hoses but no reason to swap back the backing plates.

There is a point with the hose going at a 90 degree angle up from the scoop. I first used Lightweights kit with their scoops where the hose goes out straight out of the back of the scoop. I ended up with leaves and crap stuck in the hose with that setup. Have not had that problem at least yet with my own scoops.

I do still use the backing plate from Lightweight but it's pretty easy to make your own by making a hole and welding on a short 60mm tube on the original backing plate to connect the hose to.
Magnus, do you have a link to purchase the Lightweight backing plates? I can't find their website anywhere, it's bizarre, and I bought a lip from them a couple years back! Thank you
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Magnus, do you have a link to purchase the Lightweight backing plates? I can't find their website anywhere, it's bizarre, and I bought a lip from them a couple years back! Thank you
https://www.lightweight-performance.de/en-gb/shop/Lightweight-Bremsk%C3%BChlungskit-Carbon-p195292491
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Here is a write up of my results with my scoops

https://f87.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh...&postcount=159
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https://www.lightweight-performance.de/en-gb/shop/Lightweight-Bremsk%C3%BChlungskit-Carbon-p195292491
I just can't help but wonder if CF is safe to be so close to such a hot surface? The weight savings over an equivalent metal piece probably can't be that much?
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I just can't help but wonder if CF is safe to be so close to such a hot surface? The weight savings over an equivalent metal piece probably can't be that much?
The heat is no problem. But I agree 100% that aluminium shields are absolutely as good and much cheaper. I doubt there is any weight saving whatsoever compared to a very thin aluminium shield. But I got these for a very very very good deal.
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Same for me, the CF ones ended up being cheaper than any metal ones on offer.

They also blew air into the hat more than any of the other designs and retained most of the backing to protect the susp. Bushings.

Not worried about the CF catching fire. If that happens you probably had way worse problems going on. CF also does not ignite that readily from my quick search.
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The heat is no problem. But I agree 100% that aluminium shields are absolutely as good and much cheaper. I doubt there is any weight saving whatsoever compared to a very thin aluminium shield. But I got these for a very very very good deal.
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Same for me, the CF ones ended up being cheaper than any metal ones on offer.

They also blew air into the hat more than any of the other designs and retained most of the backing to protect the susp. Bushings.

Not worried about the CF catching fire. If that happens you probably had way worse problems going on. CF also does not ignite that readily from my quick search.
Good to hear
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If anyone is interested there is a larger GT2 kit but it is significantly more expensive and a rear kit in both flavors but do not know if they will fit the M2?

https://rennlist.com/forums/997-foru...upgrading.html

https://www.ecstuning.com/News/Porsc...003_2004_2005/

https://www.ecstuning.com/Search/Sit...t_Upgrade_Kit/

https://teamspeed.com/forums/991-997...g-19-19-a.html

There is a very similar part for a Camaro for the same function. A bit cheaper at $18 for a pair. https://www.gmpartsgiant.com/parts/g...-84145204.html
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