[200q20v] UFO's

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Sat Aug 11 07:21:52 EDT 2001

Don't jump to conclusions and blame the UFOs!  Check for other loose /worn
suspension parts.  Put an indicator on the rotor outer surface and actually
check the runout.  10/1 nothing wrong with the rotors.


Bernie Benz
Gardnerville, NV

'90 90Q-20V  140K
'91 200Q-20V 140K 
Ford "Quatro" Tractor
Other Misc. Toys 
> From: Mark Trank <MTrank at exch.co.albemarle.va.us>
> Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 13:08:24 -0400
> To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: [200q20v] UFO's
> Fellow listers:
> I've had my 91 200q for approximately 18 months now.  Recently I have
> experienced a brief shudder when applying brakes (UFO's) at  higher speeds.
> Following the various posts since joining the list, I think I know what's
> going on.  I would like to postpone brake replacement as long as possible,
> since braking functions well under most circumstances, though if the rotors
> are showing signs of warpage I guess its simply a matter of time.  Is this
> advisable?  Or am I looking at more serious consequences down the road if I
> wait?
> Part 2:  what are the advantages to cryo-treating the rotors?  What expense
> is involved?
> I understand that my rather open-ended question calls for speculation, but
> who better to speculate than y'all who have BTDT?  Seriously, any insight or
> advice you can offer would be much appreciated.
> TIA,
> Mark
> 91 200q20v 88k miles
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