460 brake circuit

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Nick123
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Big "Shout-Out" to Loch Shiel Motors of Acharacle who came out and loaded our 1988 460 onto their truck when a rear brake pipe failed as we were coming down steep Liddesdale Hill today.

Fortunately the handbrake did a splendid job of stopping us and the 1.5 tonne trailer behind when the brake pedal went to the floor.

I thought that this vehicle had a split brake circuit.  i.e. two triangular circuits meaning that if one failed the other would continue to work, albeit on three wheels only.

Apparently not though.

Hmmmm...

Nick123
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Re: 460 brake circuit

Can anyone elucidate, please?

Pistonhead
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Re: 460 brake circuit

I am working on theory I might have, just need to verify it if I still have my G-Files records on a twice crashed computer.