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Old 08-10-2010, 03:14 PM   #1
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exhaust brakes

Is anyone using an "exhaust brake" on their Duramax? If so what brand and how do you like it....or not?
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yes it came with mh.we like it tranny shifts auto real helps slow down on exit ramps & hills.what kind is it i think it was from factory.5500 chasse.
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Hello yes i installed a exhaust brake on my 2005 Duramax its a banks speed brake uses the var. vanes in your turbo to close to act as a engine exhaust brake all electronic easy to install I love it I haven;t replaced my brakes on my pickup since new I have 80,000 Miles on it & I pull a 35 foot Excel.
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i would love to be able to use the speed brake, but my Duramax is 2004 (before the variable turbo vanes).So now i am looking at the Pac Brake. Trying to find someone who is using one with their Allison.
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Hello is your 2004 engine a LLY RET FF if it is you have var vaned turbo
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I wish... but no. I have the LB7. I even checked with Banks and verified against my vin #.
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