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Has anyone else had to break hard as hell?

Old 11-19-2008, 12:26 PM
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I was on US1 two days ago driving normally (i'm not much of a speeder , never had a ticket in my life) , and on US1 it's impossible to keep a one car distance (miami) , so two cars ahead the guy slams the break , and the guy infront of me had to as well and in result i had to hit the breaks pretty much opposite of WOT. They made an ugly noise but I had to do it to avoid collosion and injury ... anyone else had any similiar cases of morons on the road forcing unwanted maneunevering?
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Old 11-19-2008, 12:29 PM
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anyone else had any similiar cases of morons on the road forcing unwanted maneunevering?
That's day-in-day-out driving in San Antonio. Doesn't matter if it's on the freeway or the regular streets. It's amazing how many bad drivers there are.
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Old 11-19-2008, 01:02 PM
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you talking about PCH 1?

cause thats seriously one of the worst highways ever when it comes to traffic behavior

but yeah, i had to do this the other day to avoid a deer.

make sure to have your rotors checked to make sure you didn't warp them or anything in the emergency stop.
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Old 11-19-2008, 01:57 PM
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Trev , how would I check this ? I looked at the rotors and no scratches or anything ... and it's been 2 days and i've had no problems should I take it to the dealer?
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Rudy,
You would know if the rotors were warped. They would pulsate when you applied them. If they feel ok, they are.
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Old 11-19-2008, 02:33 PM
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thank's just had a panic attack!
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Old 11-19-2008, 05:41 PM
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I had posted a similar incident a couple months ago. Driver next to me made big swooping turn into my lane in order to swing a left turn, just missed clipping my driver's front corner.
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I haven't had to in a panic situation yet, but I feel pretty confident I can out-brake most anything in front of me. It's the guy behind me I worry about.
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Rudy,
You would know if the rotors were warped. They would pulsate when you applied them. If they feel ok, they are.
what he said^

tall tale is breaking on an off-ramp and steering wheel vibrates.
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I havent slammed my breaks, but I noticed my challenger breaks much better then my jeep, I've kinda learned to expect great breaking but the jeep (much older jeep) doesnt perform. so I hope it dont screw me.
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