Brake conversion

David Head v8q at
Mon May 6 16:09:06 EDT 2002

Before you do that - have you checked your control arms? Are you getting
pulsation at very low speed, soft braking stops (5-10mph). If not, but you're
getting serious front end shaking at higher speeds you may have bad control arms

Mark Trank wrote:

> Fellow listers:
> After unsuccessfully attempting the Q-list UFO fix (80 to 20 mph several
> times), and experiencing increasingly violent front end shaking when
> braking, and now getting the brake pad light, I guess I need new front
> rotors and pads.  Original UFOs w/ 94k miles.  Checking with Clair I was
> quoted approximately $290 for G-60 rotors and pads.........versus about $540
> for replacement UFOs and pads.  I'm tempted to go the G-60 route, given the
> cost differential, and I recognize the trade-off in stopping power, UFOs v.
> G-60.  But am I also looking at a suspension refitting as well?  Or will the
> G-60s mount on the existing hub assembly w/ no problems?
> Thanks for the advice, as always, and I apologize for asking the same
> question that has been addressed numerous times previously.
> Mark
> mtrank at
> 91 200q20v 94k miles, shakin' and quakin'
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