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Re: type 44 brake question - long answer

I never remembered seeing torsion bars ever on non quats. Just a solid
beam axle, panhard rod, and struts.

*Steve                                             Sachelle Babbar
*'87  5000CS Turbo 5spd 1.3-1.7 bar             <SBABBAR@IRIS.NYIT.EDU>
*Cockpit adjustable wastegate, AudiSport badge
*Disclaimer:"Any information contained herein is based purely on my own
*personal experience and may not necessarily reflect yours. Use caution as
*your results may vary from mine."

On Tue, 13 Oct 1998, Phil Payne wrote:

> In message <> "Frank J. Bauer" writes:
> > >Roger's car is the only one I'm really familiar with, and his
> > >proportioning valve is under the master cylinder in the engine bay.
> > the device being referred to is a valve that is actuated by a lever
> > connected to the lower rear control arm that reduces braking pressure when
> > the rear lifts (unweights) under braking.
> > not likely to be located in the engine room...
> Betcha.
> Non-quattros have a rear torsion bar suspension, to which the device
> you mention is attached.
> Quattros have full rear Macpherson/wishbone suspension.  What do you
> attach your device to?
> The engine bay device contains a large mass ...
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