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Re: Cross Drilled Brakes

I have the same on my CQ (except the ss brake lines) and agree with Chris's

Scott Wood
'90 CQ
Charlotte, NC (via K.C., via San Ramon, via Minneapolis...)

> From: Chris Maresca <ckm@eainet.com>
> To: Mark Pollan <Mark.POLLAN@mci.com>; quattro <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
> Subject: Re: Cross Drilled Brakes
> Date: Wednesday, July 08, 1998 4:54 PM
> At 1:45 PM -0400 7/8/98, Mark Pollan wrote:
> >Hi All:
> >
> >I'm getting ready to refresh my brakes (rotors, pads, brake lines,
> >fluid) all the way around.
> >
> >My question is primarily in regard to rotors. I'm not meaning to start
> >a debate, but are cross drilled rotors worth it?  Secondarily, what
> >pads?
> >
> I have drilled rotors, carbon pads and stainless steel lines on my CQ and
> am very happy with them.  No fade, very little dust, great pedal feel.
> >The car is my daily driver, mostly highway.  I'm not planning on racing
> >anytime soon.  Stock, OEM has been adequate to date but since I'm going
> >to be spending the money anyway, the marginal cost of a minor upgrade
> >might be worth it.
> The carbon pads and lines added some $$ to the parts, but the rotors were
> far cheaper than stock, and better (Brembo's), so it easily made up the
> difference.
> Don't remember what the cost was, but e.mail me at ckm@crust.net and I'll
> look it up (home vs. work... )
> Chris.
> '90 CQ