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Re: Bomb Warning removal <- Darwin was right.
> >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
> 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