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Old 09-29-2002, 22:31   #1 (permalink)
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BA Brakes

This has GOT to be a mistake. 298/303 cm?
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Old 09-29-2002, 22:47   #2 (permalink)
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IT is true XR8Rebel2001. The fronts are ventillated and the rears are solid. I hope that makes sense to you. Took me a couple of minutes to work that out.
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Old 09-29-2002, 22:52   #3 (permalink)
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Not at all...
You are the first to really pick up on one of the most exciting concepts in braking in many years

Called FART (Ford Airborn Retardation Technology) the system is based around hundreds of helicopters flying over cities and highways. When BA driver needs emergency braking assistance, a pair of 3 Metre discs constructed of solid lead are dropped onto the top of the car- stopping it instantly I assure you. (2.98m onto the front and 3.03 onto the back.. more then adequate stopping power)

The name FART is also apt as it nicely describe the squelch like sound made when a 3 metre disc is dropped from a great height on anyone.....
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Old 09-29-2002, 23:07   #4 (permalink)
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HAHAAHAHAHA.....Laughing very hard!

I didnt realise what you were going on about jemmex until I read it again. Yeah 3m brake rotors is quite amazing... Should stop on a dime!

I cant quite see where they hide them though can you?
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I think someone may have forgot to connect the dots.
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Old 09-29-2002, 23:29   #6 (permalink)
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WEll if you read the fine print it will say "specifications may vary or be altered.... etc"
Sooo a variation between 3 Metres and 30cm... ever so slight, whos gunna notice

Ok i am just being silly.... i will go away now
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I can't remember the last car I heard of that had bigger brakes on the rear. :O
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I agree with the FART theory. What a pissa? Gee theres some funny bastards on this Forums.
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Old 09-30-2002, 00:24   #9 (permalink)
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the bigger rear breaks are for the traction control. Since when the traction control is working really hard it nearly works as hard as the front there for requiring bigger rear brakes so they don't fade.
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I can't remember the last car I heard of that had bigger brakes on the rear. :O
I remember reading someone mentioned in another post that BMWs had larger rear brakes, something to do with stability control?
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