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Hexnut
07-04-2015, 12:42 PM
I have a FR Sunseeker MBS 2400R on order and wondering if the MB chassis has an exhaust brake built into the drive train. I also have a Ram 3500 that has a great EB system that I am spoiled to and was hoping the MB had something similar. Comments?

smiller
07-04-2015, 12:52 PM
Heavy-duty diesel pickup trucks are often used to tow very heavy loads so an exhaust brake can be very handy. A Sprinter isn't rated for anywhere near their capacity and even those of us running at maximum GVWR don't have any real problem will braking on hills. It probably doesn't exist as an option (OEM or aftermarket) because it generally isn't necessary.

johnshmit
07-04-2015, 01:09 PM
It does. Optional.

smiller
07-04-2015, 01:12 PM
It does. Optional.
Thanks, I stand corrected. Still can't imagine why it would really be needed though.

johnshmit
07-04-2015, 01:20 PM
http://sprinter-source.com/forum/showthread.php?t=9239
Its electric. I wish I had one every day going downhill or slowing down for a red light.