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Old 06-15-2016, 07:18 PM   #43
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1996 25' Excella
Tillsonburg , Ontario
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When I first started pulling ( 20 years ago) I worried about brake fade. So I just slowed down to 50 or 55 before starting down the hill and geared down if I was really worried. 2nd gear will hold back just about anything you are pulling. Use your brakes intermittently to get speed down if necessary; They don't die that quickly! After a few hills you will be more comfortable with the way the rig handles. Your Tundra is way bigger than my '03 4.7 Dakota so even with the extra length/weight of your 27 I'm confident you will be OK. Even on the worst hill I can remember I've never had brake fade. Plus your truck has disk brakes which (in theory) don't fade when they get pad-burning hot!

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Old 06-16-2016, 10:33 AM   #44
2015 27' Flying Cloud
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Very detailed !!!

Thanks to everyone!!

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