Re: [DML] RE: Parking brakes in England.
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Re: [DML] RE: Parking brakes in England.



It's called the "parking brake" in the Workshop Manual (Page K:09:01 for example).

It's called the "parking brake" in the Parts Manual (Section 6-2-1).

I suspect it's called the "parking brake" in the owner's manual as well, but I unfortunately don't have one of those to check.

Houston calls it "parking brake" on their website.

Martin is just being contrary because I am the one who said it. He disagrees with every single word I write. If I said the sky was blue, he would argue it was actually a shade of aqua.

Bill Robertson
#5939




--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Stephen Rice <stevedmc@...> wrote:
>
> Why are you people arguing about something as silly as this?  I really
> don't get it.  Somone could say something as simple as "The sky is
> blue" and it would start a heated debate consisting of 100+ emails.
> 
> On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 7:04 PM, Martin Gutkowski <martin@...> wrote:
> > Oh they're expected to be used for parking too, I'd have thought that was obvious
> >
> > Martin
> >
> > Sent from my BlackBerry®
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: "Cars" <twodelo2@...>
> > Sender: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2012 16:26:38
> > To: <dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [DML] RE:  Parking brakes in England.
> >
> >
> > If you want proof that the device isn't a parking brake in England, watch
> > the Top Gear show wherein three cars bought for less than 1000 pounds were
> > parked on a test hill at the proving grounds.  Clearly the English don't
> > intend that brake to be used for parking.  To further fuel the fire, the
> > MGTD owners calls the device a "racing brake".  You have to press the button
> > on the end of the handle to set the brake, otherwise it is ready to
> > participate in the task (?) of reducing the cars speed, if it ever goes fast
> > enough.  Maybe the designers were anticipating drifting as a auto related
> > event.
> >
> > AL
> >
> > Al Roberts
> > twodelo2@...
> > VIN 16049
> >
> >
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> -- 
> Steve Rice
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