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Re: complicated modern cars

Subject: Re: complicated modern cars
From: John Miller <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 21:33:36 -0700
 > I forget, did the Model A have hydraulic brakes ?
 > Seems to me the Model T had to be simpler, but I could be wrong ...

Ford did mechanical brakes well into the '30s, IIRC.

My mother used to carry a gasoline-fired blowtorch to thaw out the brake 
linkage before driving to/from high school in winter...


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