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Old 09-20-2013, 05:41 AM   #1
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Cool Safety Brake cable fixes my issue

My standard cable wouul get caught on the corner of my hitch when I made a turn and pull out the safty pin locking the brakes. This happened to me twice. Both times I was lucky I was in remote areas with no traffic.

I was at a dealer buying a water hose. At the front counter they had the curly que safety cables. Cool just what I needed. It keeps the cable off the bed of the truck. It is now very unlikely it will get caught on anything. It is from Fastway and is called 'zip cable'


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Old 09-20-2013, 09:16 AM   #2
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That's just what I need. The pin has pulled out on me too, except I was turning off a fairly busy road into a grocery store. Lucky everyone was paying attention. Thanx for sharing this.

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I just moved my cable attachment location to the middle of the tailgate - never gets hung up there! Oh if my tailgate ever falls off I'll know about it long fore I get to the campsite!
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Old 09-25-2013, 11:48 AM   #4
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This only took once for me. Now I put a few twists in the cable so it doesn't hang down to the bed.

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