[Es2] 5 X 112 hubs for '90 coupe quattro
soopercoop at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 22 04:26:13 EST 2004
OK. What U said.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Karasaki" <johkar at teleport.com>
To: "Ben Nesbitt" <soopercoop at hotmail.com>; <es2 at audifans.com>;
<audi20v at rennlist.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2004 12:41 AM
Subject: Re: [Es2] 5 X 112 hubs for '90 coupe quattro
> Alright, here is where we have a disconnect. The 1993 90q uses a
> front hub carrier (8A0 407 257/8 A) than the 1990 coupe quattro (895 407
> 241/2 F). Maybe that is why the urS4 gear didn't work for you.
> The urS4 front gear, does work, perfectly, on the 1990 coupe quattro.
> A MAJOR point of clarification: Rich, in Seattle used an A4 Stoptech kit
> his 1985 turbo quattro coupe (aka urq) NOT a coupe GT. The urq strut/hub
> assembly allows ANY brake kit designed for the 5000tq, 200tq (non-UFO) and
> A4 to be used on the URQ.
> Also, the hubs on a 1.8T A4 are different that the hubs on the V6 A4. I
> have been told, but have NOT BTDT, that he FRONT hubs from the V6 A4 are
> the ones you want for the REAR of a 1990 CQ.
> At 12:27 AM 2/22/04 -0800, Ben Nesbitt wrote:
> >When I did this swap (URS4 front hubs) on my '93 90 quattro, the offset
> >screwed me up bigtime. I had measured everything before hand but the
> >did not work at all and I was baffled, really. I thought I could use
> >rotors and 1/8" spacers under the caliper carriers, but that was not to
> >the extra offset on the rotors made them hit the hub carrier and the only
> >solution was to drill 5 holes in my oem 90 rotors (same offset as S2) and
> >put 1/8" spacers under the caliper carriers. This is after I had the
> >of the URS4 hubs machined down so they would seat into the '93 90 hub
> >I had at my disposal, nearly every caliper and rotor that Audi had ever
> >and this was the only rig that worked. I have not had a chance to try
> >A4 front hub, but if you are planning the 5x112 conversion, the S2 front
> >hub/rotors are highly recommended by me, Kung_Fu_4.2. Ex business
> >to Achtuning and insane installer of a 4.2 liter V8 in my '93 90
> >done yet.
> >FYI, the URS4, coupe and B4 90 quatts use identical caliper carriers, but
> >the URs uses different calipers and rotors. God only knows about the hub
> >carriers. A guy I know - Rich, in Seattle - used an A4 Stoptech kit on
> >coupeGT so maybe the A4 hub is the answer for the front. The A4 REAR hub
> >and rotor are golden, but the front is snake-bit.
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "John Karasaki" <johkar at teleport.com>
> >To: "Ben Klumper" <bklumper at mdbworld.com>; <soopercoop at hotmail.com>;
> ><matt_20v at yahoo.com>; <von_etter at hotmail.com>; <es2 at audifans.com>
> >Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2004 11:55 PM
> >Subject: Re: [Es2] 5 X 112 hubs for '90 coupe quattro
> > > That is not true. There are NO spacers needed with the urS4 front
> > > hubs. Actually, the offset with the urS4 hubs is exactly the same as
> > > offset with the standard CQ hubs. The S2 offset is different by
> > > 2mm. However, since the G60 calipers are floating calipers anyway,
> > > doesn't make any difference with the S2 or urS4 hubs. HTH.
> > >
> > >
> > >
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