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Re: What's happening??? (archive)

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Posted by Michael C on September 28, 1998 at 17:10:23:

In Reply to: What's happening??? posted by Fred Kern on September 27, 1998 at 09:12:52:

To be honest fred, I think the brakes
work very well as is.

where I was, and with what was occuring braking
( IMHO ) would have only added to the problem, if fact I am positive but I would almost bet I never touched the brakes at all.

As a kid driving in the utah mountains I learned, that on the down hill, use the brake gently, and that downgearing was a far better answer if and when possible.
This is because brakes will tend to make you slide and over a long period of downhill the brakes can heat up causing them to fail.

I could be wrong on this, but that was what I was taught.

Michael C

But let me/us know how the Hamann Brake ducts work for you.


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