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Old 01-16-2013, 03:30 PM
kmorgan_260 kmorgan_260 is offline
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Originally Posted by E36 Phantom View Post
Weight transfer.

When you hit the brakes, more weight is loaded onto the front tires, which in turn gives them more grip.

If your brakes were exactly 50/50 front/rear, your back brakes would want to lock up every time you stopped quickly or braked in a turn.

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I had an old pickup that did that due to the proportioning valve going bad. It was embrassing to roll up to a stop sign with the rear tire squealing.
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