[torsen] Fw: [urq] ABS in USA urq?

urq urq at pacbell.net
Sat Sep 6 19:43:14 EDT 2003

> I have considered this myself ... but it is far enough down the list that
> would be a good while before I'd get to any details.  I haven't looked
> the ABS used in the non-US urys, but it seems as though many of the other
> cars with ABS use the same part number brain.  I guess one difference
> be for automatics ... at least I know on the V8 automatic the tranny
> controller also gets the signals from the ABS sensors.  I guess that leads
> me to the other half of the project if I did it ... I'd actually like to
> to set up an ABS/EDL system ...
> Believe it or not, there actually is an ABS expert on the torsen list ...
> perhaps we should bring the topic up there ...
> Steve Buchholz
> San Jose, CA (USA)
> >
> > Has anyone looked into adding ABS to their urq?  I have been thinking
> about
> > this for a few years and have acquired some parts to start moving toward
> > implementation.
> >
> > I have the four struts w/ bolt on hub assemblies from a '90 coupe
> > 4 ABS sensors, the entire ABS wiring harness and ABS computer from a
> > among other misc. parts.
> >
> > If I could figure out which wheel bearings to use, can the urq hubs be
> used
> > with the cq hub knuckle?
> >
> > I know I would need to use front ball joints from a 20v 90 sedan and the
> > front control arms from a 4kq up front.  The rear CQ ball joint looks
> > it will work with the stock urq rear control arms and possibly the stock
> > urq tie rods.  Or I might have to change over the rear to a 4kq setup.
> >
> > As you can see, there are a lot of details to figure out.  I searched
> > archives for similar discussions and did not find much.  Maybe this
> > can be the start of a long informational thread?
> >

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