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Re: Emergency brake?

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How many people do you ride with that you can see how much pressure they use when setting the brake? Considering, "in the US people just don't use that thing as a regular ... " I don't know how anybody sets the brake.




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Not that I've been checking. You can tell by the sound.
Anyone I've ever seen use one (usually with manual transmission) zip it until tight.

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How many people do you ride with that you can see how much pressure they use when setting the brake? Considering, "in the US people just don't use that thing as a regular ... " I don't know how anybody sets the brake.

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I think i get part of that from a different person everytime at the car wash i go to setting it on my jeep everytime with about 1 or two clicks that does zero, and the other half is friends and family when i drive some of their cars. So certainly not a nationwide sampling but in just my opinion they are rarely used and when they are many people dont seem to set them with enough force to be effective.
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