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Old 08-07-2007, 10:22 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by BadIdea View Post
Do you even need them for autocross? I haven't had a problem even on a big track like beaverun or mid-ohio.
Yep. Don't really think you need them.

The only possible exception would be if you ran a high speed AX like at Cumberland Airport or at an SCCA Solo2 event on a track. Even then, I doubt seriously that you would notice a difference.

The brake duct allowance was put in place for larger heavy cars that employ a closed type of wheel. Mercedes, BMW and the like where heat gets trapped between the wheel and the rotor.

I would say that adding brake ducts to a focus, SVT or otherwise, is unneccessary.
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