[V8] Another brake question . . . I know, I know. . .
i.rautenberg at waratap.com
Wed Mar 8 10:26:34 EST 2006
I didn't think he was being sarcastic. I think by definition that if it
fits on 200q20v with UFO's it fits on the V8 equipped with UFO uprights --
as these are the same. Just that 17 inch wheels are required - likely with
minimum offset of ET35 as well...
----- Original Message -----
From: <daves745t at optonline.net>
To: "Kneale Brownson" <kneale at coslink.net>
Cc: "Audifans V8" <V8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 9:55 AM
Subject: Re: [V8] Another brake question . . . I know, I know. . .
> Kneale -
> Hmmm . . . do I detect a bit of sarcasm in your reply?
> :) I understood what he's selling, thanks.
> I guess the real questions are these: (1) clearly, this
> is not the typical 'big brake kit', but has anyone ever
> heard of or used this type of conversion for Audis?
> (2) He's machined a bracket so that it fit his 1991
> 200tq20v, any idea if that same bracket would
> work on my 1990 V8Q?
> 90 Pearl
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kneale Brownson <kneale at coslink.net>
> Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2006 5:17 pm
> Subject: Re: [V8] Another brake question . . . I know, I know. . .
> > He's selling a "big brake kit" for an Audi that uses MB rotors and
> > calipers.
> > It will work on models with UFOs. Not on UFO cars that have been
> > convertedto G60s.
> > It requires 17" wheels be used. The UFOs fit inside 15-inch wheels.
> > This will work on your V8 if it hasn't been converted to G60s and
> > if you
> > want to get larger wheels.
> > At 09:24 AM 3/7/2006 -0500, daves745t at optonline.net wrote:
> > >Did you guys happen to see the ad on Audifans re: a guy selling
> > > a big brake kit for a MB CLK 430? Here's a little excerpt:
> > >
> > >"This kit was made by West Motorsports. This sale is for
> > > a set of a used big brake kit. Will fit any UFO car. Mercedes
> > > CLK 430 330mmx30mm rotor, Mercedes CLK 430 4 piston
> > > calipers, machined braket, and mounting bolts."
> > >
> > >It was made specifically for a 200tq20v - would that just
> > >be a bolt on for my 1990 V8Q? Seems kinda cool . . .
> > >what do you guys think?
> > >
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