[200q20v] Re: [V8] just out of curiosity (UFO question)...
pjrose at frontiernet.net
Thu Feb 1 13:13:18 EST 2001
At 12:13 PM -0500 2/1/01, Graydon D. Stuckey wrote:
>On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Phil Rose wrote:
>> Now, I wonder if it's possible for a significant part of certain UFO
>> vibration problems to be treated by modification of that caliper
> > damping device?
>See above. I suspect that the caliper vibration is not really the
>problem that causes UFO rotors to warp. It probably has more to do with
>coming out of warp speed too fast
No, I didn't mean to imply the caliper design was a _cause_ of rotor
warping, but rather the possibility that warped UFO rotors (even
slightly warped) might be able--because of the unique design--to
induce unexpectedly large pulsations or vibrations in the caliper.
Audi observed this during testing (I assume) and designed the damper
> > easier to completely remove the thing and check if the problem
>> actually worsens. I assume it unscrews from the caliper body.
>Try it, and report back please. I'd be glad if you proved me wrong.
First I'd need to go and "git me" a car with the UFO setup :-)
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