[200q20v] Re: [V8] just out of curiosity (UFO question)...

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Thu Feb 1 09:53:15 EST 2001

I thought one was to hammer it down flush every time one changed pads!

> From: Todd Young <tyoung at wamnet.com>
> Organization: WAM!NET Inc.
> Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2001 09:23:30 -0600
> To: Phil Rose <pjrose at frontiernet.net>
> Cc: 200q20vataudifans <200q20v at audifans.com>, v8 at audifans.com
> Subject: [200q20v] Re: [V8] just out of curiosity (UFO question)...
> I wouldn't necessarily say that there was a "problem" right out of the
> box. Compound bows (archery) use a vibration damper to silence
> vibrations after release, just the nature of the beast. It's easier to
> add a lightweight "damper" than to make the part "beefier", which would
> add significant weight.
> (Gee can you tell I have an engineering background?)
> Phil Rose wrote:
>> So--the conclusion is that this "thing"** is a "vibration damper",
>> i.e., a counterweight used/needed to alter the resonant frequency of
>> the caliper. Well, then that seems to tell us that Audi knew there
>> was a special "problem" with the UFO design pretty much right out of
>> the box, so-to-speak.
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