[200q20v] G60's vs. UFO's
Thomas.Forhan at mail.house.gov
Fri Feb 9 16:32:29 EST 2001
I'm not a physicist, but my '90 had G60s, and my '91 has UFOs, and I can
tell the difference every day in street driving.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul R Luevano [mailto:prl at ptc.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 09, 2001 2:52 PM
> Cc: '200q20V mailing list'
> Subject: Re: [200q20v] G60's vs. UFO's
> Glen Powell wrote:
> <Snip discussion of threshold braking>
> Yep, I agree with everything you wrote. I'm not someone who
> can reliably
> maintain threshold braking, so I rely on ABS to help me out.
> When I got my
> chip, I took a friend for a ride. Did a 0-100-0 run, was
> able to activate the
> ABS right away, with no problem.
> <Snip discussion of big lever better than small lever>
> I agree again.
> <Snip heat dispersion issues>
> Again I agree.
> I guess the point I can't get over is that if I'm able to
> achieve threshold
> braking, or in my case, get the ABS to kick in at 100mph+,
> then the G60's are
> doing their job.
> Now if I were on a track, and dumping a shit load of heat
> into the brakes, doing
> multiple hard braking maneuvers one after another, the UFO's
> would be an
> advantage, bit for general street driving, even for the
> situation where a deer
> jumps out in front of me, the G60's do their job. And are cheaper to
> maintain/replace. Right? Or am I still missing something?
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