quattro digest, Vol 1 #4457 - 'Rocco 16V brakes, was G60's on a CGT

JShadzi at aol.com JShadzi at aol.com
Mon Jan 13 22:20:08 EST 2003

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Larry, I never had a problem with the 16v brakes, I believe it was Bob who


In a message dated 1/13/2003 7:13:22 PM Pacific Standard Time,
l.leung at juno.com writes:

> Javad,
> Not sure if your bias valve was working well on the Scirocco 16V,
> I thought that they braked real well from 110 MPH in order to make
> a 60 MPH turn in, no fade, good mod, and plenty of braking power.
> Overall, I thought that the 16V 'Rocco was a pretty well balanced,
> athletic car, kind of like a 4KQ, lacking Q but with a bit of steroid
> enhancement. It's no rocket in modern day terms, but satisfying
> in all respects. Of course, if your 16V had alot more HP......
> LL - NY
> >Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2003 23:45:00 -0500
> >From: JShadzi at aol.com
> >To: bob at audisport.com, ti at amb.org
> >Cc: Stpndsmnn at aol.com, Quattro at audifans.com
> >Subject: Re: G60 calipers onto CGT
> >
> >IME, on the smaller, lighter cars, the 10" brakes can be made to
> >work reall=
> >y well, the G60's are tanks and don't result in that much more
> >braking capa=
> >city.  The corrado calipers are about 4 lbs lighter each than the
> >G60 and h=
> >ave a bigger 280mm rotor.
> >
> >Javad
> >
> >In a message dated 1/12/2003 11:33:37 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> >bob at audispo=
> >rt.com writes:
> >
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> >>Dang, I thought the brakes on my 16V scirocco sucked! (and yes
> >they were
> >>working just fine!). The G60's, while are still mediocre brakes,
> >are a
> >>much better option and will go on with a simple bracket. A much
> >better
> >>option IMO than the VW brakes.
> >>Bob

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