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Old 01-15-2008
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Originally Posted by 04 EDGE
maybe you ought to change your driving style?
I've been driving small trucks since I was 12. This is the 1st with abs, I've never had an accident. I also ride a sportbike and am quite familiar with threshold braking. I've proven to myself numerous times I can stop faster and with more control when I do it without abs coming on. The only time I can see it being advantageous is in a panic stop situation, something I've never had to deal with in this vehicle. Last winter I drove a 94 crown vic which I disabled the abs on, I had no trouble stopping that mammoth.

I adjusted my driving style, now I'm afraid my abs will rob me of stopping power in a situation where I would otherwise be able to stop.

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