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Re: V8 Quattro

	Eliot Lim <eliot@u.washington.edu> writes:

>the easiest thing that you can do is to pump up the front tires.. i run
>mine between 44 and 46 psi with no loss in comfort.. there's so much
>weight up front that the extra pressure really helps.. handling really
>sharpens up. 

	Can you run all the time at 44-46 psi without unusual tire wear?
	What rear tire pressue do you use?

>if you have those internal caliper front brakes and they are warped,
>replacing them with regular discs will dramatically reduce unsprung
>weight and lead to a perceived feeling of massive weight loss in
>the car.  this is a very expensive deal if you are out of warranty.

	When I first looked at the car I was suprised to see the
brakes were "internal caliper".

	1. Does anyone know why they do it that way?  IMHO it probably
cools better but adds greatly to the unsprung weight.

	2. I am going to have to replace the rotors soon, where
can I get a regular rotor/brake for it?  And how much?