[urq] [s-cars] SS line failures yet again
i.rautenberg at waratap.com
Sun Aug 13 12:26:37 EDT 2006
He, he. Same here (except it was a '73 Camaro) in college. Made for
an interesting crossing at the railroad tracks... luckily the train
wasn't that close... hairy enough, believe me!
On Aug 13, 2006, at 11:24 AM, djdawson2 at aol.com wrote:
> Most cars I've ever had were equipped with SS lines. My current S4
> has now had 120k miles put on it with the same set of SS lines.
> In fact, the only car I've ever had that had a brake line failure
> was an OE rubber line on a '69 Camaro. I had to run it into a
> parking post to stop it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: joe.pizzimenti at gmail.com
> To: brett at cloud9.net
> Cc: urq at audifans.com; s-car-list at audifans.com;
> quattro at audifans.com; 200q20v at audifans.com
> Sent: Sun, 13 Aug 2006 8:42 AM
> Subject: Re: [s-cars] SS line failures yet again
> Properly manufactured SS lines are fine for the street. To me,
> this means
> lines that are properly swaged and changed at least once a year.
> like to think that race car performance should have street car
> It's all part of the game.
> Change them once a year and keep fresh fluid in them. Not to
> mention taking
> at least a quick glance at every oil change.
> On 8/12/06, Brett Dikeman <brett at cloud9.net> wrote:
>> Scotty D sent me a post to an Audiworld thread where a guy lost his
>> brakes because a line burst (the lines came from Blau, by the way.)
>> Other horror stories followed- one was a guy who nearly plowed over
>> some kids at a school crosswalk.
>> When will people learn? How many failures and "close calls" will it
>> take to convince people that stainless steel lines are not
>> appropriate for the street?
>> S-CAR-List mailing list
>> S-CAR-List at audifans.com
> S-CAR-List mailing list
> S-CAR-List at audifans.com
> Check out AOL.com today. Breaking news, video search, pictures,
> email and IM. All on demand. Always Free.
> Audifans urq mailing list
> Send posts to: mailto:urq at audifans.com
> Manage your list connection: http://www.audifans.com/mailman/
> Have an urq question? Check the Audifans Knowledgebase!
> Have an urq answer? ... Please help others by adding to the KB ...
> all contributions welcome!
More information about the 200q20v