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Finally we want to see some low-buck wheelers using emergency-brake handles as your cutting brakes. If you have drum brakes in the back of your 4x4, then there is probably a cable that engages your parking brake. Simply remove the factory e-brake pedal if it has one and replace it with two brake handles from a car. We found them in many import cars at the junkyard for less than $15 each. Run a cable to each rear drum, and now you have big drum cutting brakes. This would be a great cheap way to get cutting brake for using as a traction control in your budget wheeler.

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