If a “jake brake” can slow a large truck, shouldn’t it light the brake lights?
Well, its main purpose is to lock the brakes while in park. others use it for stopping purposes.
How does a jake brake work?
it uses the exhaust to open up all the valves and stalls the motor
What’s the difference between a jake brake and just down-shifting to use the engine as a brake?
down shifting could potentially damage the slow down a big truck quickly downshifting is usually a last ditch effort hope i motor by overreving the jake the motor to slow down in the cylinder so it brake is just basically stalling it kills a spark plug will have less power the jake brake is used to helped Reference: experience grandfather a semi driver
Air brake for big rigs, dump trucks.
i want to know to model of car that jake had in jake and the fat
Jake aka Joe Penny most often in several episodes he also while William Conrad drove a drove a gold-orange Camaro (I’m guessing here). He always had mean wheels drove a blue Miata but Ford. Does this help?