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jake brake?????????

Anyone ever attempt to look into setting up a Jake brake in there truck? I am not talking about an exhaust break. I am reffering to an actual tranmission or motor Jake brake?
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An actual Jake brake would be nearly impossible to do without spending thousands basically redesigning your engine

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I havent heard of it on our trucks
Edit: Pat answered that!

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they make one for the 6.7L Cummins
P-67 LoadLeash

I want one for a 7.3L
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they make one for the 6.7L Cummins
P-67 LoadLeash

I want one for a 7.3L
Yea i mean it COULD be done, but the cost of R+D involved would outweigh the benefits of a Jake brake.

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There isnt one for the perstroke though!

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I LOVE THE SOUND of a Jake! Thats why i want one LOL, and i hate exhaust brakes! Just not the same
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There isn't enough room, the brake booster and heater box would be in the way for a true jake brake.


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There isn't enough room, the brake booster and heater box would be in the way for a true jake brake.
Not to mention the extra valve needed on the head

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A Jacobs engine brake sounds good on an inline 6. It would probably sound like a cat puking on a V8. Kind of like an 8V detroit sounds trying to take off, but in reverse.

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