rotor specs - when to replace?
b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Mon Apr 1 05:56:13 EST 2002
What friction surfaces? I use the wider backing plates to remove the inner
and outer wear ridges on the rotors before replacing pads. Noisey, but it
But I'm with you Glen, slotted rotors are in, and look cool when you wear
them down such that the internal cooling passages show through the surfaces.
Glen, with your excellent post I hereby appoint you a chaarter member of my
"Don't fix it if it ain't broke" club. Congradulations!
> From: Fundsalo Racing <fundsaloracing at yahoo.com>
> Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2002 04:30:40 -0800 (PST)
> To: Brett Dikeman <brett at cloud9.net>, 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: rotor specs - when to replace?
> When the two friction surfaces of a pair of bake pads
> make physical contact with one another only then is it
> about time to think about replacing the rotor.
> "We change no rotor before it's time."
> --- Brett Dikeman <brett at cloud9.net> wrote:
>> Alrighty, I'm confused...
>> Rear rotors on the car measure 19.6mm(well, one of
>> them does.)
>> Under 100/200 Quattro rear brake assembly, 46.15,
>> spec new is 10mm,
>> replace at 8mm. Huh?
>> On 46.1b(supposed to be on 41.b according to the
>> index), spec says
>> "20mm" and nothing more. Okaaaaay...is that the
>> wear limit, or new
>> What's the proper spec for new and wear limit in mm?
>> I'm fairly
>> certain these things are well past their wear
>> Further, what's up with the Bentley on this
>> particular section?
>> Wrong page numbers, wrong specs, etc...
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