Jake brakes what, not where

Paul Ivsin paul at IMPLICATURE.COM
Thu Sep 27 13:40:40 UTC 2001

The Jacobs Manufacturing Company (established 1903, A. I. Jacobs, president,
now known as Jacobs Vehicle Systems) developed "Jake Brakes" in 1960.

Product specs are on their web site, http://www.jakebrakes.com

Paul Ivsin
paul at ivsin.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul M. Johnson" <paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM>
Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2001 8:23 AM
Subject: Jake brakes what, not where

a system of using engine compression as a method of breaking heavy duty
trucks. The noise is in effect the unmuffled engine. Where the name came
from is unknown to me.

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