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eliaskok

Myth Or Not?

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I wonder if is a myth that front driver side brakes wear a bit faster than the front passenger side? I've read on some other forums but also after some brake changes i've done to different cars i've seen that this is kinda true

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I wonder if is a myth that front driver side brakes wear a bit faster than the front passenger side? I've read on some other forums but also after some brake changes i've done to different cars i've seen that this is kinda true

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the driver adds extra weight to that side of the car causing a harder push on that side when braking,

Suspension springs are always lower on drivers side after a few months of driving aswell

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So is not a myth for you then Lenny. Did you ever notice it?

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So is not a myth for you then Lenny. Did you ever notice it?

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no cant say I've noticed personally but it makes scientific sense to me and I've saw the difference in lowering springs see video below regarding springs being lower on drivers side

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no cant say I've noticed personally but it makes scientific sense to me and I've saw the difference in lowering springs see video below regarding springs being lower on drivers side

Yeah that's true mate, and also in video i can see what you are talking about. Am curious though about the brakes if anyone has ever seen this or not

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Certainly makes sense, although I think its a myth in my case. I barely weigh anything so I cant add that much more to my brakes :p

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Certainly makes sense, although I think its a myth in my case. I barely weigh anything so I cant add that much more to my brakes :p

Ahahahha did you ever notice something like that jeebowhite? I would guess not sine you barely weigh anything

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Cant say I have, thankfully all my cars have had good brakes, but last time I replaced any was on the Focus about three years and three cars ago :p to be honest though, there was barely any difference, but then again, that likely does come down to my zero gravity weight :p

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I'd go with myth, totally.

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I cannot see how there could be more brake pressure on one side than the other and still brake straight. The braking system would not allow it. I can understand suspension sag after a few years of very uneven load distribution but I don't buy unequal brake forces at all.

I can understand more tyre wear on the n/s/f if you live where there are lots of traffic islands.

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I cannot see how there could be more brake pressure on one side than the other and still brake straight. The braking system would not allow it.

ESP can apply the brakes to one wheel only,

If cornering and one wheel begins to slip ESP applys the brakes to that one wheel slowing it down to be in sync,

So uneven wear can occour

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I'd go with myth, totally.

I'd go with total !Removed!.

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ESP can apply the brakes to one wheel only,

If cornering and one wheel begins to slip ESP applys the brakes to that one wheel slowing it down to be in sync,

So uneven wear can occour

ESP is nothing to do with brakes, it's ABS that applies to it a wheels that sticks / skids.

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ESP just cuts power, hence why the revs flap all over the place when it's on.

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ESP just cuts power, hence why the revs flap all over the place when it's on.

When ESP or ESC detects loss of steering wheel, it automatically applies breaks to help the driver.

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ESP is nothing to do with brakes, it's ABS that applies to it a wheels that sticks / skids.

ABS only comes in to play when the driver applies the brakes, ESP cuts in to control the speed of each wheel independent of the drivers actions,

ESP just cuts power, hence why the revs flap all over the place when it's on.

see video below on ESP particurally the part 01:25 - 01:35 where the narrator says "ESP Independantly uses the brakes"
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ahahhaha amazing video Lenny :)

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ahahhaha amazing video Lenny :)

:lol: thanks man,

Im absolutly shatterd now after running up all those steps, i just had to release that burst of energy one gets when the prove they are 100% correct on there theroy :lol:

Im off to work now yo!

Stay safe,

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:lol: thanks man,

Im absolutly shatterd now after running up all those steps, i just had to release that burst of energy one gets when the prove they are 100% correct on there theroy :lol:

Im off to work now yo!

Stay safe,

I know man that feeling is amazing :)

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( Bows down )

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Lenny? working? really? :p I thought you lived here and worked here :p

on a minor derailment of the topic, Hows your work treating you with your back?

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