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Braking 101

In message <TCPSMTP.18.4.2.-> frankbauer@thevine.net writes:

> it's a fairly simple concept.  static friction is typically higher than
> dynamic friction.

You will inevitably have both when stopping.  The advantage of keeping
the dynamic friction on the brake disk is that the vehicle will still
go where you're pointing it and not towards the nearest Mack truck or

You _can_ overdo brake enhancements by making it too easy to lock
them up and transfer the dynamic portion to the tyres.

 Phil Payne
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