[200q20v] Upgraded Brakes

Mike Miller MikeMilr at blackfoot.net
Sat Jan 19 00:50:35 EST 2002

Seems to me that if you could engage ABS at 100 mph before and after you
havent really gained too much in everyday driveability. Of course, you have
likely gained a bunch in terms of repeated brakeability without fade. But,
that deer I see in the road doesn't wait for my UFO's to stop multiple

mike miller
helmville mt
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Subject: [200q20v] Upgraded Brakes

> Well,
> It's final- the UFOs are gone!
> 996 calipers over a 320mm rotor have replaced the UFOs on my car.
> The result- well, it's too early to say just yet, but my immediate
> impressions are that the pedal is much, much firmer, braking seems
> very well modulated and very powerful.
> I'll have to wait until the pads bed in before I can truly say how
> good these brakes are.
> The other plus- they look really cool behind my Avus wheels. :-)
> I promised GregA some photos- when I get a digital camera and some
> free time, I'll send him photos to put on the BIRA site.
> I can say this, though- my initial impression is that the brakes are
> as much an improvement over the UFOs as were the UFOs over the G60s.
> If you have a V8 or a 200q20v, I strongly recommend you look into
> this as an upgrade (if you have at least 16" wheels).
> Taka
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