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dragging & clanking

In message <s3d89a50.096@gcwf.com> "L. Scott Oliver" writes:

> My dad was thinking CV joints, too.  The boots are intact, though I
> suppose a race could be broken internally.  Seems unlikely, but then the
> whole thing is awfully strange.  I'll look at the caliper bolts and pad carrier
> guides some more.

IME it's _very_ unusual for a CV joint to fail inside an intact boot.  The damn 
things seem to be bulletproof as long as their nice clean, lubricated 
environment is maintained.  Rip a boot - and you start counting down to 

I go for the sticking guide bolts now, with a side bet on a loose steering rack 
mounting bolt.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club
 (Anyone got a use for a 19mm Allen driver?)