Unintended acceleration

Brett Dikeman brett.dikeman at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 21:00:04 PDT 2009

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 11:27 PM, LL - NY <larrycleung at gmail.com> wrote:

> As an experienced autocrosser running, for all intents and purposes a
> Scoobie WRX (Saab 92X Aero), I curse Subaru for not either including a
> vacuum pump for the brake boost, or going to hydraulic brake boost (both
> adding to cost that Subaru I guess "chose" not to add)
>. In going from near
> WOT or WOT to brake I can often run out of boost. The tighter the course,
> the worse the problem. It is worse with ABS active than not. I have checked
> out the entire braking and boosting system, all meets the Service Manual
> requirements, including check valve and booster function.

Would SCCA et al permit you to either add a vacuum pump or add a
larger vacuum reservoir?


Googling "vacuum assist" and "autox" turns up loads upon loads of hits
about this from owners of many different car models.


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