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What is a bomb?

In message <199706060248.WAA06287@ns1.crisny.org> Angela Dupin writes:

> the bomb is the qlist's name for the brake accumulator.  it only serves 
> the brake system.  the power steering is powered by part of the hydraulic 
> pump which is in fact two pumps with a common suction line.

The tandem pump appears on the later (post around 1988, by type) cars.  Earlier 
cars had a single pump with brake pressure and steering pressure being derived 
in the circuit.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club