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[Shop-talk] Fw: Axle ratio?

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Subject: [Shop-talk] Fw: Axle ratio?
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:55:41 -0400 7.0.1|January 17, 2006) at 04/13/2015 07:55:54, Serialize complete at 04/13/2015 07:55:54
Jeff writes...

>While worrying about the go, don't neglect the whoa.  Make sure your
>brakes are adequate to stop any mass that you have set in motion.

I can't agree more with this.  I was assuming that the trailer has brakes. 
 Make sure they work (and the actuator whether surge or electronic.)

FWIW, a truck with a heavy load on a trailer with properly functioning 
brakes can normally stop in LESS distance than just the truck alone.

Sent from my Commodore 64 on a 2400 Baud Modem.
Eric P

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