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Old 05-16-2015, 06:15 AM   #1
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Need brakes?

I see a lot of these dollys, some with some without brakes. I have towed boats on trailers without brakes without a problem. Do you really need them when towing a midsized car?

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Old 05-16-2015, 06:49 AM   #2
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We tow a relatively lightweight Honda CRV with a relatively heavy coach and I can really feel the difference with and without toad brakes. You do not need toad brakes if you never have to stop quickly. But when it comes time to decelerate rapidly to avoid that pickup truck that just pulled out in front of you the toad brakes will be worth their weight in gold! They do make a difference.

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Old 05-16-2015, 07:32 AM   #3
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Been used dolly shopping, never went to look at the non brake units. Held out for a braked dolly and got one yesterday.

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