[200q20v] Big Red (actually blacks) Eating Crow
Michael (Prospeed Motorsports)
michael at prospeedmktggrp.com
Wed Nov 7 10:13:26 EST 2001
Thank you Greg. The apology demonstrates (at least to me) you are a good
person and are only trying to help folks. I respect this as I feel this
also reflects my philosophy.
Have a good day!
Michael G. Wachholz
400 Pond Ridge Circle
Wayzata, MN 55391
mailto:michael at prospeedmktggrp.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 200q20v-admin at audifans.com
> [mailto:200q20v-admin at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Greg Johnson
> Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 9:29 AM
> To: QList; 200 List; S Cars
> Subject: [200q20v] Big Red (actually blacks) Eating Crow
> Fellow Audians,
> I've not read my e-mail yet this morning. I suspect I don't want to.
> I violated one of my inviolate e-mail rules last night --
> never push the send button, late at night after you've
> written an angry e-mail -- wait
> until morning; see how it reads; you will probably need to edit. I
> failed to follow my own rule. Furthermore, I failed to follow my own
> advice: "check, and recheck your facts, and make sure you
> KNOW what you're writing about" and now I get to reap the
> consequences of what I have sown.
> I apologize to all of you, but most of all, I apologize to
> Mr. Wachholz. It was around 4 a.m. this morning that I
> suddenly realized what he had recalled. Immediately after
> that, came the realization that he was right and I was very
> wrong. BIRA's Systems 4 and 5 use Porsche's 996tt monobloc
> caliper (designed for a 32mm wide caliper) over the European
> S8 323x30mm rotor and the the US-spec S8 345x30mm rotor,
> respectively. No one has ever ordered brackets for System 4
> or 5, so thankfully, neither one is actually in use. Mr.
> Wachholz posed the
> question: "Is the risk worth it to you." BIRA's answer is "no, the
> risk is not worth it." Hence, unless some can viably refute Mr.
> Wachholz's argument of why a 30mm thick rotor should not be
> used with a caliper that was designed for a 32mm thick rotor,
> Systems 4 and 5 are officially dead.
> Again, I am very sorry.
> Now, if you'll excuse me, I have a very large crow to eat.
> Greg Johnson
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