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Old 01-24-2019, 05:32 PM
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Which brake upgrade for my needs?

Hi.
I read in a Quadratec email today that you're offering two different brake upgrades, called Z23 and Z36. They talk about need with taller tires -- that's not my problem.
During the summer, I tow almost every day a 3,000 lb boat+trailer, without trailer brakes, about 5 miles over very, very steep mountain roads to a local lake. Sometimes I sense a little fade at the bottom of some of these roads.
I also tow a camping trailer, but at least that one has electric brakes and I never feel any problems with that.
So, which package, Z23 or Z36, would be better for my heavy towing needs.
Thank you.

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Trailer brakes are the best option

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Old 01-24-2019, 05:41 PM
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no brake kit for my trailer axle is available

Hi. I agree, as I like my camper's brakes. But my boat trailer is old and I can't find an add-on brake kit for its axle.
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The Z23's are designed for DD use. They have dual rubber-backed shims. The Z26's are designed to be better for larger tires or high horsepower. They have premium stainless shims.

Hope this helps.

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