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PostPosted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:39 pm    Post subject: Turning / cutting brakes on a 181... Practical? Reply with quote

For those of you that venture off road from time to time in your 181's how many of you have turning / cutting brakes? Of those who have them, would you re install them if you didnt have them now? And those that dont have them, why not? Just wondering if the brakes do enough to warrent the expense and effort to install them? Ive never used them or ever ridden in a car using them... Do i want them?
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:53 am    Post subject: Re: Turning / cutting brakes on a 181... Practical? Reply with quote

Not sure what you have in mind, but being able to apply each parking brake independently may allow you to get out of a low traction situation.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Turning / cutting brakes on a 181... Practical? Reply with quote

On lighter more nimble sand cars and dune buggies the brakes can can operated individually helping to some degree steer the vehicle. Kind of like locking up one side of a tracked vehicle to steer. I was just wondering if the size and weight of a thing was a bit much for this option. I know guys in baja bugs like um?

Usually hydraulic push forward to go left and back to go right. Pretty simple concept.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Turning / cutting brakes on a 181... Practical? Reply with quote

I've never had them but they seem like they'd be pretty useful for traction control. If you get them, once you've had a chance to try them out please post a review.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Turning / cutting brakes on a 181... Practical? Reply with quote

Will do.
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