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Old 04-26-2012, 05:26 PM
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Brakes

Are my brakes on my 08 trailer electric?
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:27 PM
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More than likely they're surge brakes. There are some enlightening you tube videos by UFP showing how they work
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:44 PM
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Ok I was wondering cause last time I towed I noticed my brake controller said no trailer connected kind of tripped me out
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:45 PM
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I am located in Australia, and on my 2007 MC trailer, due to our laws I did away with the surge brake system and fitted a Hydrastar electric brake set up...IMO, best thing ever for these trailers. I reckon I have increased fuel economy of at least 3ltrs/100kms (metric scale) and I dont have to worry about brake drag.
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:45 AM
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I am located in Australia, and on my 2007 MC trailer, due to our laws I did away with the surge brake system and fitted a Hydrastar electric brake set up...IMO, best thing ever for these trailers. I reckon I have increased fuel economy of at least 3ltrs/100kms (metric scale) and I dont have to worry about brake drag.
More info please!!! I love my electric brakes on my fifth wheel much more balanced and easy on the truck
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