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Old 07-18-2021, 01:51 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JSH View Post
Drums also make a parking brake easier
No wonder the drum-in-hat parking brake layout is so common among cars with disc brakes all-around.

plenty of reviews of the car dinged it for having "cheap" drum brakes without looking into the engineering reasons why
Even though some reviewers do have a decent knowledge base, it seems like they try to behave much like they would expect Average Joe to do, including such disregard to a simpler technical approach when something else fancier is available in a comparable product from some other manufacturer.
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