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Old 12-07-2013, 01:25 PM   #29
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The new Airstream 34'ers have 12" brakes too!

Originally Posted by ROBERTSUNRUS View Post
Hi, let me get this straight; Your trailer has 14" brakes???????
Originally Posted by andreasduess View Post
10" is the most common size for trailer brakes. The old 34' have 12" brakes.
Hi, I'm sure all 34' Airstreams [new and old] have 12" brakes; And most all Airstreams from 25' and above have 12" brakes. SOB's on the other hand might have smaller brakes and smaller tires/wheels. Assuming that this is an Airstream forum and that we are talking about Airstreams, his brakes are no larger than any newer Airstream of 25' and larger. If he is comparing his trailer to SOB's then he should state that.


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Old 12-07-2013, 03:22 PM   #30
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A car with independent suspension, lower weight and a low centre of gravity will stop faster than a truck with a high centre of gravity, higher weight and perhaps even a live axle. Your lane change speed will be higher. Your agility will be superior. Every single road test in existence will have the numbers to support the above statement.

These benefits apply whether you're towing or not, assuming your rig has been set up properly.

I don't wish to invite the wrath of the moderators, so I shall bow out of this discussion now. I suspect that we'd have to agree to disagree anyhow.

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