Originally Posted by CanAutM3
Iterresting approach, I like it
. Seems like a simpler installation and no issues with rubbing. It most probably is not as efficient as a full backing plate setup but it should improve cooling a little. I use my car in the winter, so a full backing plate setup is out of the question for me. This could be an alternative.
Please post an update after you ran it at the track
Why can't you use a backing plate in the winter if you remove the ducting? I have backing plates on my turbo E36M3 and drive it in the winter with no ducting. I do not cap the duct tubes on the plates, though I suppose I could.