[V8] RE: [urq] Brake Overall (UFO tangent)

cobram at juno.com cobram at juno.com
Thu Feb 3 18:46:12 EST 2005

Ken Keith <auditude at gmail.com> writes:

> After recently reading a bit on Stoptech's website about the way 
> pad
> material gets deposited on the rotors, and on other sites where the
> friction material is described as being swapped back and forth 
> between
> rotor and pad, and the admonition not to stay on the brakes at rest
> after a spirited stop, I wonder if the UFO "warping" problems were
> more caused by uneven deposits of friction material on the surface 
> of
> the rotor.


I highly doubt this scenario, when I first drove V8Q #2 the steering
wheel was jumping out of my hands when I applied the brakes.  Fixed it
with some "Italian tuneup" braking.  I can see some small pulsing if it
were just deposited material, but not what I and others have experienced
with UFO's.


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