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RE: UFO brakes "warping"
Nope, they can't be cross drilled (by anybody I've talked to) due to the
design. Something about not being able to get the right tools in or
I'll probably get some Carbotech pads this spring from Larry at
Carbotech in Florida. I'll be supplying 2 sets of backing plates - one
for street use (kelated metallic pads) and one for track use (Hawk
Blue(? - I have it written down somewhere).
Try the "80mph-to-zip-a-few-tmes" approach first. That takes care of the
problem Joe describes. If that ain't it...
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94 acura legend gs
issaquah, wa, usa
>From: Sargent Schutt [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>Sent: Thursday, January 09, 1997 9:25 AM
>To: Quattro List
>Subject: Re: UFO brakes "warping"
>Wow, thanks Joe.
>Hopefully this will all work for me. As a new owner of UFO's (form of 91
>200q) it's a relief to hear some good news about these things.
>Do you (or anyone else) know of anyone who makes better pads? I had
>though about getting these rotors cross-drilled. Anybody done that?
>Thought it might help with heat dispersion, but if what you say about
>the deposits is true, and the rotors arn't actually warping, then some
>good pads may be the solution. Where can good pads be had for these?
> I'm not sure what kind my pads are, but they only have about 20k miles
>on them and are likely to be dealer stock (prev. owner did all work at
>dealerships $$$). (Only 20k on the rotors and calipers, too.) They're
>already warped (or whatever the case may be - deposits?)