1998 A6 braking shudder.

David Head v8q at bellsouth.net
Thu Jun 26 18:18:22 EDT 2003

Its rarely if ever the BEST choice. Production is a tradeoff between
engineering, and the bean counters (among other things). Ask any real
AMG wasn't always a part of MB - does that mean you wouldn't buy one?
There are many tuners who take a MB and turn it into a much finer
machine - Brabus is a fine example.

That's like saying you wouldn't want an RS2 because Porsche put it
together instead of Audi...

Greg Markov wrote:

> I see ... well, I really don't see the need for cross drilling either
> ... it was just available.  I come from the land of MB, where the
> thought is if the factory put it on there, THAT is always the best part
> for the car.  Maybe this is a personal feeling, but I would never put
> anything on a MB that the factory hasn't used.  If it's OEM, that is
> the best choice.  It appears that that is the wisdom on Audi parts as
> well?
> Best,
> Greg
> Phoenix, AZ
> On Thursday, June 26, 2003, at 09:35  AM, Kent McLean wrote:
>> Greg Markov wrote:
>>> Any thoughts on ATE Power Disks or Zimmermann cross driller
>>> rotors, in case I do decide to do it myself?
>> Calling Brett ...
>> While waiting for Brett to answer the call, check the Audifans
>> archives for the last week or two.
>>     http://www.audifans.com/archives.html
>> Brett, one of the list admins, was vocal about avoiding cross
>> drilled rotors as there is the potential for them to disintegrate
>> under hard use.
>> HTH,
>> Kent
>> '89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy"

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