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RE: The ULTIMATE cure for those Quattro blues
a nervous rear-axle under brakes is one of the features of a rear-baised
vc-based car. all that braking torque and no traction as weight
transfer kicks in....
> Date: Thu, 23 Jul 1998 14:10:56 GMT
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Phil Payne)
> They're pretty much 'in your face' type vehicles - the company rep's
> Sierra with a Landrover welded underneath and a two-storey picnic tray
> on the back. Exciting compared to a 90Q but no match for an ur-quattro
> despite being a fair bit more powerful. We have one in the village -
> goes very well in a straight line. In the dry. He can drag away out
> of the village to the north and get almost 100 yards lead in a mile.
> When we get to the traffic island he just waves me by. They also
> don't seem to stop very well - I've seen him throw the anchor out in
> earnest a couple of times, and the back end seems to get very lively.