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From: Ian Dalziel on 13 Aug 2010 17:44
On Fri, 13 Aug 2010 22:11:00 +0100, Conor <conor(a)gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>On 13/08/2010 20:15, Harry Bloomfield wrote:
>> It happens that Conor formulated :
>>> Compare that to a car which has a set amount of brake fluid and once
>>> thats gone, there's no brakes.
>> However the modern dual circuit system means that either both circuits
>> have to fail at the same instant, or there has to be a failure of the
>> pedal/ pedal linkage for all braking to be lost.
>Remind me how well you can brake with basically one front corner whilst
>maintaining control of the vehicle. Sure makes steering real interesting.
Crabwise. Been there, done that - I'm still here!
From: AstraVanMann on 13 Aug 2010 18:26
"Conor" <conor(a)gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>> What's so hard with the maintenance of these vehicles?
>> I'm starting to get sick and tired of finding the reason I've been
>> stuck in traffic for an hour is due to a broken down lorry. It's all I
>> every hear on the traffic report."Delays due to a broken down lorry".
> The lorry isn't the problem - its the 30,000,000 cars on a small island.
Too bloody right. Traffic's a million times worse than it was 10 years ago.
That's why it's even more important to be more than a bit strategic in terms
of when you travel, and where you live relative to work, and other things
you might wish to drive to.
"For want of the price of tea and a slice, the old man died."