Anybody Know What This Is

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  1. oldfozzie

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    IMG_0975.JPG Just collected our "new to us" MH and am puzzled by an item mounted on the dash with the title "Brake Effort". Anybody any ideas what it might be? My guess something to do with the electric braking on an A Frame.
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    I think it is a thing for a toad. Fiddles with the brakes. It will be specific to only one species of toad tugger though.

    Wait for a toad expert* to come along. :)

    *Herpetologist.
     
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    There was a thread a couple of weeks ago, asking the same thing, cant find it at the moment, but Im sure its as you say, re braking of toad.
     
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    Looks similar to a thing I had with the 5th wheel......... used to put the brakes on the trailer without touching the brake pedal in the truck..
    Was ideal going down hills in the wet.... to stop the jacknife effect... (y)
     
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    Show-off ;)
     
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    Only with the aid of Google! I knew there was a word for that area of expertise, but couldn't remember what it was. Amphibianologist didn't seem quite right!

    It comes from the Greek "to creep". Or so says Mr Google.
     
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    It's a thingy for a whatsit. :)
     
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    Oh I do like that! - does what it says

    Herpetologist sounds a bit... well... PERSONAL if you know what I mean!
     
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    So if I can trace the wiring it would be she to remove, not into toads as I use a trailer which has overrun braking.
     
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    It would be safe to remove - but I'd leave her out of it & do it yourself :D:D
     
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    damned dyslexic fingers again :oops::oops:
     
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