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Old 5th May 2019, 18:46
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NutLoose
 
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Originally Posted by UniFoxOs View Post
Handbrakes on discs - discs get hot and expand while driving, cool down when resting and shrink away from the pads. Always put them on extra hard. Handbrakes on drums, drums shrink as they cool and automatically come on harder.
Yep, Ask the CAA, many moons ago JCB bought a new Falcon, think it was a 2000, they needed a stick shaker installed as it was the first on the UK register, even though not needed apparently, CAA did an air test then parked and chocked on slight gradient, in they all went inside the hangar and the brakes cooled and released, the said brand new jet hopped the chocks and trundled backwards smashing into their hangar doors
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