<VV> RE: VirtualVairs Digest, Vol 9, Issue 176

Keith Hammett khammett at stainlessfab.com
Fri Oct 21 09:07:16 EDT 2005

Ned, Smitty, and Matt,

Ford F150 has this disk/drum emergency/parking/hand brake.

Keith Hammett

-----Original Message-----
> >A friend of mine has a Porsche 924S. It has 4 wheel disc brakes AND 
> >a drum  parking brake. The rear rotor had a small drum and "baby" shoes
> just 
> >for the emergency/parking brake. Hand it to German engineers to design
> the 
> >best and simple all at the same time.
> >Ned
> ---------------------------------------------------
> Smitty Says:  Ahh but Ned you haven't been looking around.  That has been
> a common practice on some Chevy trucks for years.

In the rear brakes?  my 2006 Z71 310hp Vortec 5.3l with HD  suspension still

has just drums in the rear!

Sure you don't mean the Drum on the back of the trans?

PS  86 up Supras are that way also...

Matt Nall / Patiomatt / WCUH / Mr. DeckRug
69 Monza Cpe., 66 Monza vert, 65 Crown v8 Cpe.
Somewhere between Reno, NV and Coos Bay, Or.


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