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VEHICLE COVERED: 1956 Thunderbird

WHAT WENT WRONG: The owner took a prized T-Bird was on a drive when the car in front of him made a sudden stop. The drum brakes on the old T-Bird were not sufficient to stop the car in time, and he plowed right into the guy ahead of him.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2010/06/15/Losses-and-Lessons-Old-drum-brakes-take-the-T-Bird-away