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Re: UrQ Braking Vibration-Solved

At 04:45 PM 11/17/98 -0500, ANDREW FINNEY wrote:
>A number of listers commiserated with me when I posted that during hard
>braking the steering wheel would pulse back and forth. This pulsation
>was not felt in the brake pedal, only in the steering wheel. All
>front-end components including bushings are new. When I did the G60
>caliper conversion I took a look at the stock calipers. Boy, did they
>have a lot of play in them, coming from the guide pins. The G60's solved
>that. Now when I brake it's smooooth. If you have this problem I'd
>investigate replacing the guide pins (hey Phil any luck on the PN for
>the G60's?) or the whole pin/carrier assembly. Now to
>Eezibleed.......... HTH.
>Andrew Finney
>1983 UrQ.

Congratulations!  I have the same problem -- and it only got worse at PIR
this weekend!  I thought you were convinced it was play in the steering rack?

The "steering wheel would pulse back and forth" sensation you describe is
exactly what is happening on our urq WITH THE G60 CONVERSION!  Granted,
those calipers came off a car with 120k miles, so maybe the guide pins are

I've heard that these pins were unobtainium grade.  Right, Phil?  Dave
Head?  Anyone?
Best Regards,

John Karasaki
Portland, OR