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Re: Bomb Warning removal <- Darwin was right.

STEADIRIC@aol.com wrote:
> >Agreed with all of the above, to which I can add...  Have you ever tried to
> >stop a car with power disk brakes and no power assist?  Unless you are
> >Schwartzenegger, you'll find it very difficult.  Here's a test...   Find a
> >nice empty street and get a friend to help you.  release all the bomb
> >pressure, and get your friend to push you in the car and apply the brakes to
> >stop the car, then imagine how that would feel at above 5 MPH, or at 60
> >MPH.
> My name is Not Arnold and I don't have superhuman leg strength (I leg
> press 800lbs) But from day one I have disabled my bomb because I hate
> power assist brakes...  The vacume booster on my old Coupe was disabled
> as was the booster on my Z-car....  To top it off no race car that I have
> drivin in the last 5 years has had power assist on the brakes either.
> It's all a matter of personal preference.

After driving Eric's car this past weekend, I feel that I must comment 
on this thread.  The brake feel on his car was excellent, with no 
superhuman force needed to stop, or slow, the car quickly.  Having said 
that I guess it is still a matter of preference, but I prefer the less 
boosted feel of Eric's car

Randall C. Markarian

1990 V8 Quattro
1996 Merc E320

Saint Louis, Missouri