Is there any practical use for a trolley break?

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by Bazerk Wizz Bang!, May 2, 2011.

  1. Pmracing

    Pmracing Road Train Member

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    I hang a weighted bag on the jake brake to check brake lights and for air actuated leaks.

    Mikeeee
     
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  3. Hoofbeats

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    How does that work out for you?
     
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  4. scottied67

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    Nothing wrong with that. My post was responding to the supertruckers who were talking about using trolley brakes down mountains only, to save their tractor brakes.
     
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  5. Blackshack46

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    Wakes the nieghbors at zero mph while doing his pre trip. Haha
     
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  6. Pmracing

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    Huh? I don't roll until the trailer is legal. So, It works very well.

    Mikeeee
     
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  7. Hoofbeats

    Hoofbeats Road Train Member

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    I think you mean trolly brake.
     
  8. Pmracing

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    Hahaha. Ya. No. No 120 decibel bap bap bap at 2 mph. Hahahaha.

    Mikeeee
     
  9. Moosetek13

    Moosetek13 Road Train Member

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    And is it break, or brake?
     
  10. I glide 47

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    Brake you say. I thought it was the right hand blinker so much to learn here
     
  11. TravR1

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    I had that thought when studying brakes in the cdl manual. I’m at a truck stop 3am doing Pretrip and the lot is full of truckers sleeping... then all the sudden I test my brakes... BLEEESH BLEESH BLEEESH!!!! Rise and shine y’all!
     
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