[200q20v] Watkins Glen Brakes and Preparation

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Fri Aug 10 11:18:29 EDT 2001

I thought the major source of UFO warping was from heavy braking followed 
by sitting, say in traffic, with the pads clamped to the same spot on the 
rotors.  Next time you hit the brakes, you get the juddering result.

At 10:05 AM 08/10/2001 -0400, C1J1Miller at aol.com wrote:

>I'm also going to the Glen with my 200q20v.  Not sure if I'll still have 
>UFOs or G60s or Bira or whatever.
>I think the UFO warping issue is not related to heat etc., but in part 
>rust and uneven surfaces. Plus transfer of pad material to the rotors.
>I suppose if you're overusing your brakes, you could take it easy on the 
>straights, and work on your line a bit more.  Smooth is fast, right? and 
>practice makes perfect (well, improvement).

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