[200q20v] UFO brake pads
nhv at citylinq.com
Mon Feb 19 12:58:57 EST 2001
I, too have to replace pads on my '91 200q20v with UFO's. I am curious to know
if you have the rotors turned when you replace the old pads. From what I've seen
on the "List" and Chris Miller's page, turning them is very specialized and for
this reason, is it safe to assume that it's not necessary? Currently, the brakes
work great, no signs of warping, no shimmy, etc. The pads are just getting low.
I have saved a lot if info. from the lists on UFO's but never really found this
GSTREIN at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 2/12/01 9:34:51 AM, don at lilligdesign.com writes:
> << I checked with Porterfield and got the following response:
> Front pad AP 467 R-4S High Performance Street pad $89.00 and rear AP
> 228 R-4S $69.00. That pads are priced per axle set which is 4 pieces. >>
> I just ordered a set of font pads from a local AutoZone with part # PKM467
> for the UFO style caliper/rotor V8's and 20v's. I wonder due to the part #
> including "467" if this could be made through Porterfield - perhaps this is
> just an industry standard nomenclature for the style of backing plate...just
> thought I'd mention it in case due the ridiculously low price of $44.99!!
> I'll let you all know when I get them with more on how they look.
> When you buy pads from AutoZone they come with a limited lifetime warranty -
> will replace parts at no charge if they wear out prior to you transferring
> ownership of same auto. Very interesting!! If these pads work well I'll
> never need to purchase again - as long as I keep the UFO setup.
> This brake pad was recommended by another forum member (Mike Foley) for low
> dust and good braking...he lives in Colorado so pads get considerable use in
> various conditions I would expect. Thanks for the info. Mike!
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