[Es2] used s2 hubs
auditude at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 13:41:06 EST 2005
Thanks for the info guys.
Yeah, I'm about to post one myself on there. I just contacted a bunch
of U.K. Ebay sellers.
On the brake shimmy. I would expect to get some indication of a wheel
balance problem at speed without the brakes applied. I've taken the
car up to like 110mph and it's smooth as butter. It's only when I hit
the brakes that I get all the grabbing/pulsing type stuff. But I'll
be checking everything out this weekend, the first weekend I'll have
been back at home with the car.
On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 11:27:07 -0700, Ben Klumper <bklumper at mdbworld.com> wrote:
> I did not have a good experience with Flexx (which eventually got resolved
> over a year later) so buyer beware.
> The S2 forum is where I found my hubs. They came from Italy and were in very
> good condition. I just posted an ad in the 'wanted' section.
> ps - Your shimmy is likely from unbalanced wheels, not brakes...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Kase" <davekase at pdqlocks.com>
> To: "Kenneth Keith" <auditude at gmail.com>
> Cc: <es2 at audifans.com>
> Sent: Friday, February 25, 2005 11:00 AM
> Subject: Re: [Es2] used s2 hubs
> > Flexx on the forum breaks S2's regularly and ships to the USA. Be sure
> > to nail down the condition very specically before you buy. If you do
> > not ask about the specific condition, he will not tell you. BTDT
> > Dave Kase
> > '90 CQ
> > Kenneth Keith wrote:
> >>My CQ has a brake shimmy or some other such nonsense in the front when
> >>I hit the brakes. I have some 18x8" OZ Superleggera's without tires I
> >>was going to put on my 200q20v. I'm thinking that since I need to
> >>give the brakes some attention, since I'll need to upgrade them later,
> >>and since I have the wheels already, that I should explore the idea of
> >>converting to S2 hubs and then do the bolt on 996 caliper big brake
> >>route with the OZ's on that car. I also already have RS2 caliper
> >>I see that Alex has S2 hubs for like $700. I would like to explore
> >>the possibility of getting some used ones from Europe. Has anyone
> >>done this? Are there any "breakers" over there that will pull and
> >>ship to the U.S.? I checked S2forum and saw a thread about this
> >>subject, but the main question never got answered.
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