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Old 03-06-2009, 11:45 AM   #1
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Talking When do you realize you need new brakes?

....Apparently for this woman, not until the brake pad wears away to bare metal, and keeps going until half the rotor literally falls off, leaving the little vents exposed. (note the rotor to the left.... that's what a normal one looks like)



This is why you DON'T turn your radio up when you hear loud noises coming from your car.

(shop teacher showed me this..... so I had to take the picture. LOL!)


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Old 03-06-2009, 11:51 AM   #2
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holy hell man how is sumoe that stupid seriously
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y'know.....apparently she would have kept driving it if her son hadn't glanced through the wheel and almost crapped his pants...

edit: oh, did I mention this is UTAH? the ditz-driving-an-SUV-while-tending-her-kids-while-on-her-cell-phone-while-putting-on-makeup-with-the-fuel-door-open central
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Old 03-06-2009, 11:55 AM   #4
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damn...thats ridiculous.

seen worse tho lol
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^^ lol is non race related though? just kidding.... I was gonna do a poll that asks if you've seen worse or not. making it now lol.
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yea non race related...lol
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^^ damn...... what was the extent of damage? complete loss of rotor?
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complete loss of rotor, caliper seized, brake pads were down to metal backing plate

it was ridiculous.
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holy crap........ I just......no comprende. LOL!
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Unfortunately Yes! A buddy of mine asked me to look at his girlfriends’ car to see what she was complaining about. She was saying that the car pulled to the left while braking.... the right rotor was so warn through that the rotor separated from the hat. The rotor was just a ring around the hat. Some people....
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