[s-cars] big reds still feel soft

Lee Levitt lee at wheelman.com
Wed Apr 9 05:00:54 PDT 2008

At 12:54 AM 4/9/2008, Douglas Landaeta wrote:
>Same squealy results with the HPS pads and the ECS II setup. I switched to
>Textars and haven't looked back - except for an occassional glance in the
>rear view mirror to see the panic in other driver's faces. I have not
>checked for cracks in the brackets, but will as the weather gets warmer. I
>don't like the slow bite to the textars, but they're quiet.
>Doug L
>94 S4 (Dahlback'd to RS2+)

Another datapoint...on my A4, the Boxster S calipers, slotted EBC 
rotors and Hawk HPS pads are silent. Even when I'm braking.

Now if I could find a pair of BIRA S1A4 (Boxster) brackets for my C5 
A6, I could provide a second datapoint. :)


Lee Levitt
Needham, Massachusetts, USA
'01 A4 1.8t quattro avant
''99 A6 quattro avant
'97 A6 quattro avant
'96 A6 quattro avant

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