<VV> Serving more than one master! Cylinder.
Eric S. Eberhard
Tue, 24 Aug 2004 12:49:03 -0700
Funny you should mention the brake failure and the dual master
cylinder. My Spyder brakes just failed, and failed suddenly with no
warning. It appears it is not the master cylinder, but a wheel
cylinder. There is no fluid at all in the master cylinder and there are no
leaks in the car or trunk, so I have to presume the problem is elsewhere.
Having said that -- who needs brakes?! In a pinch you can down shift
and/or use the parking brake. When mine failed I simply completed the
drive home, going slowly on surface streets and down shifting. I suppose
you learn these skill driving on the farm in Kansas where nothing we owned
Equipment can never replace driver skill.
At 12:35 PM 8/24/2004, Sethracer@aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 8/24/2004 12:29:39 PM Pacific Standard Time,
>Well, I agree with you, John. Again, I am not the one putting dual master
>cylinders, shoulder harnesses, passenger side mirrors, etc. in my Corvairs.
>But what the heck. I'm just a nut case Libertarian.
>Of course, if you have ever been driving in a car that had a single master
>cylinder and a brake line failure, you may choose to install a dual master
>the future. Speaking from experience.
>And Bill, I didn't know you were a Libertarian! <grin> -Seth
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