Hand brake turns
martin at quattro.ca
Mon Nov 5 15:39:04 EST 2001
Most of the Audi rally car did not have e-brake.
Since the center diff was locked there is no way you can lock the rear
wheels without doing the same to the fronts.
All they had was a hydraulic valve to act as e-brake.
1983 Audi Ur-quattro (257,000 km) for sale : (
1985 Audi Ur-quattro (141,000 km) Euro spec. import ;o)
1986 Audi 4000 S Quattro (442,000 km) with 5 bolt pattern
> -----Original Message-----
> From: quattro-admin at audifans.com [mailto:quattro-admin at audifans.com]On
> Behalf Of Kneale Brownson
> Sent: November 5, 2001 7:03 AM
> To: ccohen5; kentmclean at mindspring.com; qlist
> Subject: Re: Hand brake turns
> At 08:52 PM 11/04/2001 -0700, ccohen5 wrote:
> >These are also called J turns and were performed quite well by the rally
> >cars. So much so that they had separate calipers on the rear disc rotor
> >just for the e/parking brake so that it could be activated and
> held on for
> >lengthy periods.
> >These turns need lots more HP a la the SQ or the 20V to it on asphalt.
> Naahhhh, do it all the time with a 36-hp tractor.
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