track pads for the 200
b.benz at charter.net
Tue Sep 20 13:51:53 EDT 2005
>From a street perspective, I'm currently running Textar 21219s, which are
reboxed Jurid 526 FEs at about half the price of Stealer's 526 FEs (Audi
#441 698 151D). Jurid also has an aftermarket pad, Jarid 571562J.
No BTDT, but try Autozone MKD 467s and report back, probably also a
> From: "Brett Dikeman" <brett at frank.mercea.net>
> Reply-To: brett at cloud9.net
> Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 11:12:11 -0400 (EDT)
> To: 200q20v at audifans.com, quattro at audifans.com
> Subject: track pads for the 200
> Last year at Tremblant I borrowed a set of pads from a fellow lister- we
> think they were Paul Weston carbon pads, but nobody is really sure, and
> they were not marked, far as I can remember.
> I liked them, though it seemed like they really needed some heat;
> initially they wouldn't have much bite, but as they heated up braking for
> a turn they'd really haul the car down (which I suppose is good-
> progressive, and only get stronger as they heat up instead of fading out.)
> I ended up with some streaks of pad material; rotor surface was very poor
> and the brake ducts were missing, so maybe that partially explains it.
> Anyway- email to Paul Weston went unanswered several days ago, and nobody
> answers the phone. I sent another email from a different address, but
> this guy seems a little hard to get ahold of, and the website is a
> disaster;java applets used as buttons...[shudder].
> So I need pads- by end of this week or early next week. Don't especially
> care about dust that much long as it won't eat the hell out of the wheels.
> I am looking for something that will stand up well to track rotor
> temperatures. Modulation/progressiveness would be a plus, since the UFOs
> are not the easiest to modulate.
> I'd rather not have to mess around with sending in backing plates.
> Any recommendations?
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