[V8] UFO brakes

Ingo Rautenberg ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 05:47:20 PDT 2009


Lowest I've found here is approx $225 ea. or ~158 Euros -- still about half
of what you guys pay.

On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 7:55 AM, Bastian Preindl <bastian at preindl.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> UFO brakes are still available everywhere over Europe, price is 300.- EU
> each rotor (!). If you really get one new for 150 bucks, let me know...
> An alternative is a conversion to HP2, even though this requires (if you
> wanna do it the save way) S6 or S4 struts and some work on the hubs. In
> Germany approx. 1000.- EU is the overall price including new rotors and
> pads when converting to HP2. The advantage of the HP2 is - besides the
> better look - not that much. Strafing shall be better when having some
> hard brakes from 250km/h down one after another - well, nothing you
> should have to care about in the US (and something we also don't have to
> care about in the meantime).
> I personally just was about to convert my 200 20V sedan to HP2 but
> decided to keep the UFOs another time 'cause they really last a long
> time, I get no problem with the car inspections and it remains original.
> Rumours say that Audi hast just ordered a last set of UFOs from the
> original manufacturer (which name I forgot, but you don't get UFOs from
> them anyways) - people talk about 300 pieces. But I personally (and many
> others) don't believe that. As long as the UFOs sell good, what should
> be a reason to stop producing them. For that price... gold is less
> valuable.
> Regards
> Bastian
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