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Offline Scott & Heather

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Re: f/up re toad car and Prevost
« Reply #30 on: June 14, 2012, 12:36:01 PM »
Jeremy, personally I would have had nightmares for weeks after an event like that. Btw, this thread is quite informative to me. I do understand that having toad brakes is definitely a plus. Question though, my coach weighs in a a cool 30,000 pounds at the moment (just weighed her). With ratings for a much higher weight with passengers and luggage, how much of a negative effect on the COACH braking distance will my 3400 pound car have?


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Re: f/up re toad car and Prevost
« Reply #31 on: June 14, 2012, 01:04:23 PM »

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Offline muldoonman

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Re: f/up re toad car and Prevost
« Reply #32 on: June 15, 2012, 12:37:37 PM »
Four down Tow 2010 Ford Edge and can't really tell the difference on stopping distance. Always use Jakes  on 8v92ta..