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Originally Posted by serialk11r View Post
I've never seen them from the factory on a car that isn't something like a 911 GT3. Including all the Cayman and 911 models right now, minus the GT3. In fact the Nissan 350/370Z were famous for extreme brake fade despite bigish rotors that led to lots of crashes, and adding a cooling duct solved that problem.
This also had factory brake ducts, in the lower grill openings:

And, boy, it needed them. 5200+ lbs of mass made for some exciting brake fade, even with the ducts.

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