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Old 02-18-2012, 11:32 AM   #21
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I downshifted my VW Bug like a mad man.
It had lousy drum brakes and thats what
needed to be done to stop in a reasonable distance.
I would not even dare to put my Mustang thru
the same punishment. Brakes are a LOT easier and
CHEAPER to replace than a Clutch or Tranny Synchros.
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You and that darn manual! If you like it so much, maybe you should marry it!
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