[200q20v] (no subject)
knotnook at traverse.com
Tue Apr 10 12:32:36 EDT 2001
At 11:09 PM 04/09/2001 -0700, Derek Pulvino wrote:
>Differing here though from your testimony, my "bomb" does not pass the
>stringent "good bomb" tests.
>I also agree with Mr. 85k milers synopsis- it's not a problem; car's been
>doing it since I purchased (35k'ish miles), and as to be attested in a
>story to follow, panic stops are not an issue.
Panic stopping is not the problem. It's panic stopping with the engine
shut down for whatever reason and no longer turning the hydraulic pump to
supply boost. If you bomb doesn't hold pressure immediately after the
engine is turned off, you no longer have boosted braking if the engine
quits while you're going at any typical highway speed. You have unassisted
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