[200q20v] UFO brake replacement for 200TQ

Fundsalo Racing fundsaloracing at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 1 14:13:22 EST 2001

At the time I bought mine (about 2 years ago) Shokan
had the best price, $299 each, gen-u-wine Audi too.
Normally I don't do business with Shokan as they are
usually VERY HIGH on prices, but not on the UFOs at
that time.

--- hah3 at mindspring.com wrote:
> Tom Daily <TDaily at genlyte.com> wrote:
> > I have a 200TQ 20V with 62,000 miles. Pads are OK
> but  UFO rotors have been turned & are way thin.
> Would like to replace front rotors & am weighing new
> UFO vs conversion alternatives.
> >What's best price for UFO rotors & where to buy?
> Probably Carlsen, as someone else noted.
> >What conversion alternatives do you recomment? Want
> to do Fronts only. What about wheel clearance issues
> if I convert? I have 17" Audi take-offs from a A6
> 2.7T.
> BIRA (www.bira.org) now seems to have a bolt-on
> conversion for UFO cars, if the 17"ers are your only
> wheels (no winter wheels/snow tires) then that would
> seem like the way to go, pretty sure they will fit
> over the BIRA kit.
> Other vendors like TAP, 2Bennett, Anderson, etc.
> also offer solutions for UFO cars, but they are most
> likely going to be more expensive and/or require
> some machine work. Or you could downgrade to the G60
> brakes and then upgrade those, but that's going to
> get expensive as well.
> Because I like my 15" studded snow tires in winter,
> I will probably stick with UFOs as long as I can;
> they are by design the biggest brake you can fit
> under a 15" wheel. I would also be looking at brake
> conversion costs + wheel set + tires + winter wheels
> + >16" snow tires...yikes, not good while trying to
> buy a house.
> Henry Harper
> http://www.mindspring.com/~hah3  hah at alumni.rice.edu
> 1991 200 quattro, 113k, babying the UFOs
> 1988 GTI 16v, 223k
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