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Old 07-31-2017, 07:27 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Old 07-31-2017, 11:20 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Old 08-01-2017, 01:01 AM   #53 (permalink)
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It's not brake fade, it's how the electric drum brakes work.
They lose braking force as the wheel slows.
The so-called "inertial" brakes are still the most usual for utility trailers in my country, and actually I have never seen an electric brake controller here. Either all-mechanical or hydraulic are still more common than electric.
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Maybe this is failure to trailer.
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The so-called "inertial" brakes are still the most usual for utility trailers in my country, and actually I have never seen an electric brake controller here. Either all-mechanical or hydraulic are still more common than electric.

we also mostly use inertial brakes, electric brakes were always outlawed here 'til recently
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Old 09-21-2017, 07:22 PM   #57 (permalink)
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we also mostly use inertial brakes, electric brakes were always outlawed here 'til recently
I'm not aware of the current legal status of electric brakes here in Brazil.
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In the states back in the 60's brake controllers converted brake fluid pressure to an amps signal. Now the controllers have some logic and are all electric.
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In the states back in the 60's brake controllers converted brake fluid pressure to an amps signal. Now the controllers have some logic and are all electric.
Makes me wonder how the ABS would affect those early electric brake controllers.

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