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Old 05-02-2013, 07:39 AM
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Originally Posted by dodge man View Post
I don't get it, as far as I know, the brakes are suppose to engage at the same time, but as a rule the front brakes do more work.
ya that's what I've heard too. It's a percentage...like front brakes do say 70% of the work and rear do 30% (just makin up numbers here)

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Originally Posted by RadioFlyer View Post
It makes sense to me that the back brakes would lock up first because of the heavy utiliy box. If the front brakes locked up first maybe they would slide because of the weight from the utiliy bed. If you had a heavy boat behind you and only had front brakes you'd be in big trouble. Back breaks with a heavy rearend would most likely be better. I don't know what do you guys think about that? Must be the reason for being bass ackwards.
but this makes sense too, that's why I wasn't sure for heavy duty trucks
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