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Re: UFO Repair Question

Seems to me that if Carlsen is selling rebuilt/reman ones, it must be
possible to do. And it must be cost efective, cuz I'm sure that who ever is
doing the work is not loosing money.

mike miller

-----Original Message-----
From: Steven Buchholz <steveb@falcon.kla-tencor.com>

> # Although it is moot to my vehicles, I wonder whether UFOs could be
> # repaired by flame spraying the braking surfaces until their original
> # thickness was restored.  Then precision grinding could be used to make
> # the plane of the braking surfaces parallel to the mounting face.
> # Would the cost of doing this exceed the replacement cost?
> #
>While that sounds very exciting, I doubt that it would work.  Unlike
>rotors on just about any other vehicle, the UFOs are not a single
>piece.  The rotor itself is mounted to a spider that looks quite a
>bit like a cheesy steel wheel from through the basket weave BBSs.
>I'd think you'd have to disassemble the UFO assembly to be able to
>attempt to rebuild them.
>Steve Buchholz
>San Jose, CA (USA)