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Re: Front brake squeal

Hairy green toads from Mars made Larry Smeins say:
> Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 12:48:14 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Andrew Duane USG/PE <duane@zk3.dec.com>
> Subject: Re: Front brake squeal
> Hairy green toads from Mars made kkleman@vanstar.com say:
> > My A4Q has the most annoying problem with brake squeal that I have
> ever
> > experienced. It is very embaracing to make all that noise in what  I
> > consider a nice car. Coming uo to a stop along with some not so nice
> cars
> > and sound like a piece of sh*t. The next thing you know someone will
> slap a
> > "Stop Noise Polution" sticker on my car.
> >Two words:
> >	1) Repco
> >	2) Pads
> After the bad words about Repco pads that I've seen on this list I have
> to ask: Are you attributing the squeal to Repco pads or are you
> recommending Repcos to stop the squeal?  I started using Repcos many
> years ago because they had a reputation for not squealing.  I think
> Repco guarantees no squeal if installed on new or freshly turned rotors.
> I've been happy with my Repcos with my relatively sedate driving.  This
> list has been bursting my bubbles of confidence on so many things I've
> been pleased with I'm beginning to think I don't know s**t.  Not to say
> the list hasn't been a good source of info, I've learned more than I
> ever wanted to know about Audis and still learning.  Keep up the good work.

I meant Repcos as a cure for the squeal.

I've never heard any bad words about the Organic repcos, just the Metal
Masters when used on the street.

I have the Organics on all 8 corners, and love them.


Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7)			duane@zk3.dec.com
Digital Equipment Corporation		(603)-884-1294
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Only my cat shares my opinions, and she's too heavy to care.