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Nissan FINALLY has a 350Z brake duct!

Old 05-06-2014, 09:54 PM
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are the molds for the carbon ones still available? I'm now on unemployment and I'm planning on getting into producing this style ducts and would love to not have to fab my molds as well.
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Old 05-07-2014, 04:18 AM
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are the molds for the carbon ones still available? I'm now on unemployment and I'm planning on getting into producing this style ducts and would love to not have to fab my molds as well.
You know how to do this stuff? I may want to attempt a roof in Dec before the car goes in for a full cage.
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You know how to do this stuff? I may want to attempt a roof in Dec before the car goes in for a full cage.
youtube search easy composites and watch the how to make carbon hood series. it is resin infusion carbon but that same company has an at home dry carbon kit i want to try.
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youtube search easy composites and watch the how to make carbon hood series. it is resin infusion carbon but that same company has an at home dry carbon kit i want to try.
an infusion roof would be the same as the hood and, unless you have access to a massive oven, probably the only way you can do it at home that being said it will be slightly heavier and less stiff but more than likely enough for what you need.
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Old 07-05-2014, 02:31 AM
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Any of you used the front bumper reflector holes to redirect the air though the brakes....If so PLS pics!!
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I've seen it on a few cars at the track. I don't know how well that would work because I don't think a lot of air would flow in them based on the shape of the bumper. I think more air would flow around it. That's my thoughts on it.
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Originally Posted by Fixxxercask View Post
I've seen it on a few cars at the track. I don't know how well that would work because I don't think a lot of air would flow in them based on the shape of the bumper. I think more air would flow around it. That's my thoughts on it.

My bumper it's 2006, I think is diferent shape than the 2003 and the air can go through but as you say maybe it's not enoght..just thinking in to get an "y" pipe duct ang get some air from the front and some form undernith with a NACA ducts... but If someone did it it would be grate get a picture of it!!
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Old 08-07-2014, 06:04 AM
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This great! Glad it got brought back from the dead. Does anyone have any updates on naca ducts and spindle mounting? Trying to get this put together soon for upcoming track day.
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Old 08-07-2014, 10:32 AM
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Guys, rood ducts makes a kit for us with an electric brushless fan option.
Tell him Mark sent you, been torture testing it all year.

http://rooducts.com/
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^^^ Would you post pics of install, personal review, and approximate price? Thanks
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I was helping him develop the kit so the price was subsidized for me. The latest version using the fans provides cooling air directed at the caliper its self, not the rotor. (V1 was rotor cooling as traditionally seen) The idea is modern pads can take a ton of heat but the brake fluid is the limiting factor.
Kit is very well made, even though its plastic it has not melted over at least 10 track weekends. No sign of failure.
Biggest benefit so far for me, longer pad life.
Con, one fan failed due to sucking in debris. But we are running a different fan cover now with V2.

It mounts by tapping a tiny hole into the wheel bearing mounting bolt heads.

2014-05-23 18.32.02 by mhulbrock, on Flickr

Randy is very open to discussion I would recommend talking with him about your needs.
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Default fan ducts finally ready!

Mark knows it has been a long time to get right but the fans are holding up and I have all the bugs we've found straightened out. I don't have a dedicated 350Z kit but the wiring is very close to the BRZ/FRS so if I add a couple inches of wire here and there, it should fit. The kit is $495 and now is automatic as it takes the temp of the caliper and runs the fans as needed. Mark has a switch on his. There's even an LED that tells if the fan is not powered, powered but off (cold), medium speed but warm or high speed (hot). And the new motors draw a lot less current to get the same airflow (about 35MPH!)
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What all was included in the kit? Any pics of the content?
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Default FRS/BRZ kit picture

This is the same, just a different plastic housing for the fan motors. Even the wheel bearing bolts are the same length and pitch.
Bolts, mounting, wiring, brushless fans, speed controls, programming and enclosures.

Should the battery connections be a 6 or 8mm ring for the Z?
Subaru uses a 6mm bolt to tighten the connection.
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Randy I can measure the wire length for you.
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Default 350z carbon brake duct

Originally Posted by Row2K View Post
HI EVERYBODY !! (dr Nick voice)

Im finishing up installing my brake ducts, here's a few pics. I made my own carbon fiber inlet ducts to go along with the carbon spindle ducts.
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Hey man, may i know where can i purchase the carbon brake duct for the 350z
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Hey man, may i know where can i purchase the carbon brake duct for the 350z
Almost 5 year dead thread.....dont hold your breath for a response from the person you quoted
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