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Old 10-06-2016, 04:19 AM   #15
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When going down grade I simply use the same gear that I did going up the grade. The Brake Buddy may kick in initially, but I find the Wrangler TJ simply plays follow the leader. Going upgrade over Ashland pass (along with every tractor trailer ever built) I shift my gasser from D to 2nd and follow the leader. Dropping down to the CA side of the pass I leave my MH in 2nd gear. Seldom has the Break Buddy kicked in. My Wrangler with the hardtop weighs around 3032#. All in all it has worked well for me. No excessive brake wear on the MH even though you have to watch your speed due to long stretches of downgrades from Ashland pass to Yreka CA.

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