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(Daily Mail)   Porsche puts the brakes on Lindsay Lohan's crash story   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line 8
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2012-07-15 03:48:12 PM  
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Yeah, casually blaming what are arguably the best braking systems in the world, and a feather in the cap of its manufacturer, is pretty hilarious. Porsche is very serious about its brakes, thus their follow-up test and result is no surprise, as is the finding that LL is full of shiat.
2012-07-15 01:28:21 PM  
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italie: scruffy1: grinding_journalist: italie: Short of the cap on the master not being installed properly, lines snapping at connection points, caliper slides breaking, pads shattering, lines being cut on purpose, mechanical linkage breaks, booster poppet or diaphragm failure, or even something as freak as a rotor cracking?

In every single one of those scenarios, you'd still retain SOME braking power even in the event of a catastrophic failure of multiple parts. Brakes, being one of the most important safety systems in a car, have multiple redundancies built into them so that even if multiple things go wrong, you'll still be able to bring the car to a stop, albeit a bit more slowly than with a fully functional system.

/ok, if someone wanted to KILL her and did things to the car purposefully thats one thing
//but we'd definitely have heard about that, esp. after 2 different places inspected the car

Exactly. I had a brake line split on a 92 Pathfinder and still had enough braking ability to get it off the road and to an open lot a mile away. I'm sure that a Porsche has far more redundancies than a 20 year old SUV.



I'm not sure what redundancies both of you referring to, but in the last 50+ years I can only come up with the parking / e-brake. The actual braking systems has stayed relatively the same. Pedal, booster, master, lines, slave, piston forcing shoe/pad against drum/rotor. That's it. Throw in an ABS modulator if you are feeling frisky.

I not saying that any of these applied to her. She's lying through her meth worn teeth. All I am saying is that there are plenty of places a brake system can fail. You may be able to "get home" just fine with these failures. You probably wouldn't be able to stop a Porsche doing 125mph with a great deal of efficiency though. As much as we all know what happened, it's entirely possible that her brakes failed.

//Not saying she was doing 125mph either, but I know I would have been.


Short of any of those systems magically disappearing, she would still have braking ability - at least long enough to say "something feels off. I'd better pull over."
2012-07-15 10:50:34 AM  
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I guess the followup tag was more appropriate than the obvious tag. At this point, she's a habitual liar. I wouldn't even trust her if she just signed her name to a contract or a credit card receipt. I wouldn't be surprised if the PD would want to take a look at the black box data and see just exactly how fast she was going.
2012-07-15 10:30:53 AM  
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italie: Short of the cap on the master not being installed properly, lines snapping at connection points, caliper slides breaking, pads shattering, lines being cut on purpose, mechanical linkage breaks, booster poppet or diaphragm failure, or even something as freak as a rotor cracking?


In every single one of those scenarios, you'd still retain SOME braking power even in the event of a catastrophic failure of multiple parts. Brakes, being one of the most important safety systems in a car, have multiple redundancies built into them so that even if multiple things go wrong, you'll still be able to bring the car to a stop, albeit a bit more slowly than with a fully functional system.

/ok, if someone wanted to KILL her and did things to the car purposefully thats one thing
//but we'd definitely have heard about that, esp. after 2 different places inspected the car
2012-07-15 09:18:35 AM  
1 votes:
And we said as much in the thread when she crashed the car: there's only one way brakes fail in modern cars, and that's from the lines rusting out, which gives you plenty of warning that you're not going to be able to stop soon.
2012-07-15 05:37:54 AM  
1 votes:

Greenbeanx: How does this girl still have money..its not like she works or stars in any movies..


sell pussy on craigslist
2012-07-15 05:17:03 AM  
1 votes:
How does this girl still have money..its not like she works or stars in any movies..
2012-07-15 05:14:01 AM  
1 votes:
What's the german for crack-head?
 
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