[Spridgets] ABS was Please define idiot...

Robert Duquette robertduquette at sympatico.ca
Sun Dec 30 11:41:05 MST 2007

Yeah, but all "I" had said about ABS is that you retain some directional
control with them as opposed to locking the wheels.

I guess that is covered here:
which is why I gave the main index page.  I haven't read the whole thing yet

-----Original Message-----
From: Lester

Ok, but the article says that braking on dry or wet roads is about the  
same as with regular brakes  not worse, and it says what is stated  
below about snowplowing..

On Dec 30, 2007, at 12:06 PM, Robert Duquette wrote:

> Here's one site:
> http://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/tp/tp13082/abs2_e.htm#stop
> This is the main page to that site:
> http://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/tp/tp13082/absind_e.htm
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lester
> .. and where are you guys getting data about ABS?  I would like to
> read up on what you are saying..
> Lester
> On Dec 30, 2007, at 11:17 AM, Daniel1312 at aol.com wrote:
>> As an aside in deep snow cars without ABS stop quicker than cars
>> with ABS
>> because the locked wheel builds up a wedge of snow in front of the
>> wheel which
>> helps to slow the car down, while the car with ABS rides on top of
>> the  snow.
>> Daniel1312

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