Date: Sat, 5 Aug 2006 19:51:41 +0100
From: "DervMan" <thedervmannospaml.com>
Subject: Re: 9000 CS vs. Aero...what's the difference?


"Johannes" <joh-stop-spam-snospamstop-spam-efitter.com> wrote in message news:44D4E7D1.B449A674nospamstop-spam-efitter.com... > > > DervMan wrote: >> > >> >> Yes. The Ka's Ford fit 14s had that issue, which is partially why I >> picked >> an especially ugly wheel design... less ugly than the drums heh. > > Drum brakes on the rear do have some merit; works better for hand brakes, > (Parking brake to some of you). But of course no respectful car these days > should have drum brakes... > > Back when I had the Fiat Croma, it was the beginning of 'all disk brakes'. > The hand brake was always iffy, no matter how many times the dealer > adjusted it. > Ever since that time, parking on a steep slope always fills me with > horror. Many all-disc braked cars have a combination rear disc / drum unit, certainly Dad's 190E had this feature. The 9-3 might have this combination, might not, heh *cough*. The handbrake is weak that's for sure... -- The DervMan www.dervman.com

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