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Old 05-04-2014, 03:54 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Aerocivic - '92 Honda Civic CX
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One of the first things I do when I drive a new car is see how steering and brakes perform while coasting with the engine off. How many pumps of brake assist you have, how well the brakes function after the vacuum assist is gone, how effective the e-brake is, how much effort is takes to steer at various speeds, etc. Saved me from wrecking a number of times in various cars such as when a cold engine quietly died on me while coasting to the first stop on the road.
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