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      05-03-2015, 10:41 AM   #1
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Brake duct removal

Hey guys, so my brake ducts are basically broken and just flopping around inside the front bumper. I constantly have to realign them inside the bumper...which is annoying because when they are not aligned correctly they can come into contact with my front wheels when making a sharp turn, and it makes this horrible noise since the entire front bumper starts vibrating.

My question is, can i just remove these brake ducts/throw them out? I plan on replacing them...but just for the mean time I would like to get rid of them to avoid the brake ducts hitting my tires.
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      05-03-2015, 11:33 AM   #2
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Sure, no problem there. They're largely cosmetic anyway, and you stand to do more damage to other bits if the catch a tire.
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If you take your front bumper off, you can bolt them in place. All that is required is drill a small hole in the top of the brake duct and it will never come loose again.
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If you take your front bumper off, you can bolt them in place. All that is required is drill a small hole in the top of the brake duct and it will never come loose again.
I did this on both sides on my MC. I purchased nylon bolts and nuts from Home Depot. They have been on for the last three or four years with out complaint.
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^^ +1 did this a long time ago.
The OE clips are just plasti-welded and not a great design.
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Well I already murdered the brake ducts with some heavy duty scissors. If I decide to get new ones I'll go make sure to bolt them on!
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