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Old 05-14-2012, 12:20 PM   #118
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Originally Posted by Pretherius View Post
I don't really feel like fade is a significant concern here, unless you're racing. You're never going to go balls-out 0 to 60 to 0 fifteen times in a row. Even in city traffic, if you get from 0 to 40 to 0, it's going to be more gradual and you'll likely be waiting in traffic at lights as the brakes cool.

I'm sorry though, I just don't see any benefit to drums except that they make discs a selling point.
Costs.

Small cars don't need that much stopping power when all the weight is on the front.

The rear brakes can't do much to help there.
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