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New brake cooling air deflectors coming from Alex in Germany very soon. He sent me some prototype pics. Look like the best ones yet that mount to the front sway bar. We shall see how effective they are, but he says very effective, but coming from Europe and priced in Euros, not going to be cheap.


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New brake cooling air deflectors coming from Alex in Germany very soon. He sent me some prototype pics. Look like the best ones yet that mount to the front sway bar. We shall see how effective they are, but he says very effective, but coming from Europe and priced in Euros, not going to be cheap.

 

is he the same guy that makes the fender vents?

 

Do you have pics? or a link?


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The Porsche cooling ducts due work and the costs is the best part.....Must be installed on stock sway bars......



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The Porsche cooling ducts due work and the costs is the best part.....Must be installed on stock sway bars......

 

I installed it on my forged bars.  Seem to be fine.



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Been a rough couple of years Tim. Let my GT-R go, and buried both my son and my father within 16 months. Don't wanna rain on anybody's parade though.

I miss you guys. I DO NOT miss brakes on a car that goes 160 on the back stretch of VIR that has NO adequate cooling solution. At all. I miss my GT-R overall, but the brakes....NOPE.

I use STOCK M5 pads at VIR. STOCK. And they brake almost as well as my GT-R brakes at VIR. And they last two full events.

Shawn

Hey Shawn, what speed do you usually drop to from 160? Just want to have some sort of perspective.

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Hey Shawn, thanks for sharing and I’m really sorry to hear about your loss. I wish you and your family the best.
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Hey Shawn, what speed do you usually drop to from 160? Just want to have some sort of perspective.


Back stretch of VIR, 163 to 80 in one brake zone M5

157 to 90 in GT-R (GT-R turned a little better at the top of the carousel).

Does that make the perspective?

Shawn

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Hey Shawn, thanks for sharing and I’m really sorry to hear about your loss. I wish you and your family the best.


Thanks brother. A lot of “my family” has gone kerpoof as a result of multiple facets of this disaster. Death of a child is hard to handle properly, especially when there’s a lot of finger pointing.

So don’t wanna be a Debbie downer. Love all you guys, and check in on you whenever I find time. Still have my track GT-R hardware “just in case” that unicorn 2015 Nismo drops in my lap with good brakes.

Shawn
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As always  Shawn good to hear from you. Your always welcome here :)


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Sorry to hear about your loss Shawn. I lost a child too, many years ago now, so I can totally relate. Always nice when you check in.


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Back stretch of VIR, 163 to 80 in one brake zone M5

157 to 90 in GT-R (GT-R turned a little better at the top of the carousel).

Does that make the perspective?

Shawn

Yes it does, that's pretty heavy braking. Thanks Shawn.

I am truly sorry to hear of your loss, take it easy man.

Sam

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Sorry to hear about your loss Shawn. I lost a child too, many years ago now, so I can totally relate. Always nice when you check in.


Yeah, that one will stick for a long long time. I’ve watched a lot of people die, and the fallout after. Nothing compares to a child. And when it was under traumatic circumstances with a lot of blame to spread around it just makes it worse. Blaming things on the Great I Am is a lot easier when it’s no ones fault but fate or “it was their time” or just some terrible mutation. So you also have my sympathy.

That being said, I miss this community. We had something really really special in 2009, so far ahead of everyone else. It’s still a hell of a car even ten years later. But it prompted a lot of “catching up” amongst the other manufacturers.

Every car I see that fits my tastes for track benefitted from the GT-R in some way, including the one I have now. So I still see my GT-R in small ways on what I have now. And the stock brake ventilation on the M5 has to be a lesson learned.

I still look you guys over with some envy from time to time. I remember when mindlessoath used to muse about 2000hp GT-R’s and we used to giggle. Not so funny now.

Shawn
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New brake cooling air deflectors coming from Alex in Germany very soon. He sent me some prototype pics. Look like the best ones yet that mount to the front sway bar. We shall see how effective they are, but he says very effective, but coming from Europe and priced in Euros, not going to be cheap.


Saw him post his kit on one of GTR FB groups. 600+ euro for USA customers, 700+ for EU (with VAT). And I thought bulletproof ones were priced ridiculously at $400... holy GTR tax!

is he the same guy that makes the fender vents?
 
Do you have pics? or a link?


Yep, that’s him.

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Here’s a link http://www.importrac...eftung-r35-gtr/

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