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Old 01-28-2016, 05:59 PM   #56
Cummins12V98
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Brand: DRV
Model: 39TKSB3 "Modified"
State: South Dakota
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THOR #1661
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Originally Posted by AlmostRetired View Post
Thank you both for the feedback. If I understand correctly, if I'm in third gear ascending the peak I should manually put the selector in third gear on the way down with Tow/Haul engaged and let the engine do the work? Is there much chance of over revving or does exhaust brake really work that well?
All it takes is just a touch of the brakes to slow down if the speed creeps up. You want the RPM's to be high with the EB on going down a grade it has more holding power that way.

Like I said experiment!

Also if using cruise towing and you see a grade coming up that will cause you to down shift drop a gear manually instead of waiting for the computer to figure out it needs to drop a gear. You will loose less speed and use less fuel doing so. it also gives you something to do while driving.
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