engine brake

Updated Jake Brake on tap for 2020s

The new High Power Density engine brake will offer twice the braking power as the current Jake Brake and will provide improved engine braking capabilities at a lower rpm range.

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High Power Density engine brake

The High Power Density engine braking technology provides large displacement retarding power in small and medium displacement engines. It consists of two braking rocker arms and two collapsible bridges per cylinder, which enables a second braking event to occur during each engine cycle, by deactivating the main intake and exhaust events via the collapsible bridges and actuating the two braking rockers. JACOBS VEHICLE SYSTEMS, www.jacobsvehiclesystems.com

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Burt, Sally and a W900A

Trucking came to the foreground in the classic “Smokey and the Bandit,” and real truckers played no small part in racing their rigs; and the engine brake of today is developed.

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