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Old 08-07-2015, 11:28 PM   #1
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brake dampener - Replace?

I'm changing the brakes on my 03 S. There are no dampers on the front, and one of the dampeners on the rear broke. I'm wondering if I really need them. Opinions?

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Old 08-08-2015, 07:42 AM   #2
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I think they are installed on the S to reduce noise and vibration, it won't affect brake efficiency if you do not reinstall them. Base versions don't have them.
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Thanks. Anyone else?
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Old 08-08-2015, 05:44 PM   #4
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I think they are installed on the S to reduce noise and vibration, it won't affect brake efficiency if you do not reinstall them. Base versions don't have them.
This is my understanding as well - they are just there to quiet the brakes. I have run without them on my 987 and 986.
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I don't have them on the back.of my 2000S and having no issues.
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