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Re: FAQ so far... -Reply
"Inverted" brakes have calipers that grip the rotor from the inside.
The rotor is attached to the hub with a spider that attaches to the
periphery of the rotor(making it appear that those fancy looking wheels
are merely hubcaps). The advantage is that the amount of swept area is
increased for a given wheel size. The disadvantages have been discussed
WRT ABS on 88 5000's - ABS was standard on the '88 5000CSQ
Suggested additions under Maintenance & Repair category:
Replacement of coolant every two years - Over time the coolant can react
with the metals in the engine to form acids that can eat the radiator and
other cooling system parts. The coolant can look perfectly good (unlike
old cars with lots of iron where the water would become rusty).
Battery service - Since the battery is mounted under the rear seat in
many Audi cars it can be neglected. Fortunately, the environment under
the seat is not quite as harsh as the engine compartment.