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Guest Message by DevFuse

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Adding ABS to non ABS car

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#1 Guest_SubeWitSubs_*

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Posted 23 June 2003 - 02:09 AM

I've got a 95 Legacy sedan without ABS. Is it very hard to add ABS to this car and if so what all would i need? Thanks,


#2 Guest_Legacy777_*

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Posted 23 June 2003 - 06:43 AM

Yes it would be a major undertaking and a real pain in the butt to do this. Wouldn't be worth the time.

You'd need to swap master cylinders, all brake hard lines, abs unit, wiring to the unit, abs brain, tone sensors for all wheels.....and there's probably more. Just not worth it IMO.

#3 Guest_SubeWitSubs_*

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Posted 24 June 2003 - 03:20 AM

Well damn. Maybe i'll need to learn to be my own abs system.


#4 Guest_meep424_*

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Posted 24 June 2003 - 11:37 AM

Yea. all these automatic systems can detract from the driving experience anyway IMO.


#5 Guest_Legacy777_*

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 06:34 AM

agreed. In certain circumstances I wouldn't mind having ABS, but if a car is setup properly for braking and/or handling. I'd rather not have it.

#6 Guest_remarcable_*

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 04:43 PM

ABS keeps me from flat-spotting my tires. It also sucks on dirt roads. The closest I have come to disaster was result of idiotic over-active ABS system on a dirt road. I know I should have pulled the fuse but I didn't think it would work so horribly on snow/dirt.

Now I pull the fuse when I'm off pavement.

#7 Guest_scoobtech_*

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 10:18 PM

I would prefer ABS just for the insurance discount . :rollin:

#8 Guest_TinyClark_*

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 11:04 PM

ABS saved my rump roast several times on the icey intersections in Anchorage.

#9 Guest_99obw_*

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Posted 26 June 2003 - 12:26 PM

What I hate is I have one ABS car and one non-ABS car. I find myself driving the non-ABS car like an ABS car, then I look down and the speedometer is at 0. AAAAHHHHH! Let off the brake dummy! LOL

We live on a dirt road and I have never had a problem stopping with the suby ABS.


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