[200q20v] Re: Brake clamping forces

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Thu Jul 5 09:20:04 EDT 2001

> From: "TM" <t44tq at mindspring.com>
> Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2001 10:21:03 -0400
> To: "Bernie Benz" <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>
> Cc: "Scott Justusson" <QSHIPQ at aol.com>, "audi-20v" <audi20v at rennlist.org>,
> "200q20V mailing list" <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Subject: RE: [200q20v] Re: Brake clamping forces
> So then in the case of same piston area, why even go with a dual
> sided caliper?
For any of the numerous reasons that Scott and I have outlined.
> I didn't really get your point about rigidly mounting the caliper- can't
> this be done in either case (single or dual)?
No.  A single sided caliper must be mounted on centering slides.  Have you
not looked at your brakes?
> Why would Porsche have gone to a monoblock caliper if the two-piece
> design was better? Cost savings?
I'm not hands on fimilar with this caliper.
> Taka
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