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Old 07-16-2016, 02:21 PM   #1
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Hi! - and what is this part

First off, hi, I'm new to the forums. I have a 2001 Boxster S that I bought last year for track use.

I've had some of the (apparently) typical failures so far:
* Burned out the power steering pump after a few track sessions. Had an additional power steering fluid cooler installed. So far so good.
* RMS started leaking. Had the IMS replaced at the same time.
* Broken shifter cable. That one was fun. Towed off track.
* 2nd gear is nigh impossible to shift into when the car is cold. Worn synchro. I typically shift 1-3 until the car is wamed up. Currently presents no issues on the track.

Anyhoo that leads me to my question. Does anybody know what this part is?



The rubber connectors snapped when I slid over a rumble strip this past weekend and I need a new one.

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Old 07-16-2016, 02:23 PM   #2
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It's a brake cooling deflector.
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You may want to consider upgrading to the GT-3 brake ducts for more brake cooling on the track. Very common upgrade.

Installing GT3 Brake Cooling Deflectors
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Perfect. Thanks guys. I'll definitely look into the GT-3 upgrade.
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Mine is not there

My 2001 S does not have that piece ??
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Old 07-17-2016, 08:54 PM   #6
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My 2001 S does not have that piece ??
Nor does mine. I have fronts only.

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