Brakes

Wilwood-Chevy-Impala-and-Corvette-e1349122026125Introduction:

Brakes serve as a safety measure for the tractor–as with most moving vehicles. As such, the competition requires that we have working brakes in order to compete.

Challenges:

Making sure the brake lines are not too complex is important for serviceability and manufacturability purposes. So what can be less complex than a straight line? Although, making them too short may cause them to break–no pun intended. They need to have a little bit of slack for flexibility and simple enough for easy maintenance.

Related Sections:

The brakes section works closely with the frame, and body & ergonomics sections in order to achieve their goals.

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