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driveshaft e-brake, pass inspection?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by muddybuddy, Nov 25, 2005.

  1. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    hey there, i duno how ur states are, but for VA state inspection you must have an e-brake. my question is- would having a driveshaft e-brake allow you to pass inspection, without the conventional e-brake?
     
  2. Leper

    Leper 1/2 ton status

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    Only if they don't see it.
     
  3. bablazer73

    bablazer73 1/2 ton status

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    In NY, they law states that a seperate, mechanical braking system MUST be used for it to be legal. doesn't say where though. I have the shaft brake on my big truck.
     
  4. gravdigr

    gravdigr 1/2 ton status

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    same here in PA, needs to be a mechanical style brake separate from the hydraulic braking system. Actually the old 68 jeep gladiator we used to have had a drum style driveline brake factory.
     
  5. sled_dog

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    Actually the PA law doesn't state mechanical, just that it is a seperate system from the service brakes. Thats what I remember from my inspection manual anyway. Either way in PA it would pass.
     

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