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Old 03-26-2013, 10:55 AM   #213
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Originally Posted by Griffin44 View Post
Reading Wraith's comments reminds me of an exhibit at the Science Centre here about 30 years ago. It was set up with a steering wheel, brake and gas pedals and two lights in front of you - one red, one green. When the green light was on, you applied gas. When the red lit up you hit the brakes as fast as you could. The resulting time was displayed. Almost NO ONE ever got below one second.
They should've averaged ~0.8s, maybe there was something wrong.

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Originally Posted by bumbeen View Post
the loading of the front suspension that is required for maximum braking pressure
Easy workaround: Use both brakes.
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