[s-cars] RE: [200q20v] Big Red (actually blacks) Eating Crow
munrof at sympatico.ca
Wed Nov 7 19:27:40 EST 2001
Graciously given, and graciously accepted. Class act, guys!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael (Prospeed Motorsports)" <audi at prospeedmktggrp.com>
To: "'Greg Johnson'" <gregsj2 at home.com>; "'QList'" <quattro at audifans.com>;
"'200 List'" <200q20v at audifans.com>; "'S Cars'" <s-car-list at yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 07, 2001 11:13 AM
Subject: [s-cars] RE: [200q20v] Big Red (actually blacks) Eating Crow
> 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
> Prospeed Motorsports
> 952.249.1169 office
> 952.475.3267 fax
> 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
> > BIRA.ORG
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