19th August 2018

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What is a brake shield?

Brake Dust Shields. Brake dust shield are usually aluminum plates, in the case of Kleen Wheels, that are installed between the rim and your brake disc. The aluminum plate catches all the brake dust blown from the brake disc and prevents it from settling on the your rims.

Also asked, what is a splash guard on a car?

The purpose of mud flaps and splash guards is to minimize the spray of water, mud, snow and rocks, therefore protecting your paintjob. If you drive a truck or SUV, it's especially important that you protect your vehicle with a quality pair of mud flaps.

What is a skid plate on a car?

A skid plate is an abrasion-resistant material affixed to the underside of a vehicle or boat to prevent damage to the underside when contact is made with the ground. Skid plates may be used on off-road vehicles and lowered vehicles to prevent damage to the underside.

What is the heat shield on a car?

They're there to shield other stuff from the excessive heat given off by the exhaust. Ray: There are top and bottom shields. The bottom shields are there so that if you park on tall, dry grass or some other combustible material, your 600-degree exhaust system won't set stuff under the car on fire.
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