Let’s talk about the difference between Nev-R-Adjust brakes vs import brakes. We’ll learn what makes each style special, and how each one works, and where you can find them.
What are Nev-R-Adjust Brakes?
Believe if it or not, the Nev-R-Adjust brake assemblies adjust themselves while you drive after the first installation. When you brake your trailer, the front brakes have to work a little harder because more of the weight shifts over to the front axle. In order to make sure your brakes work at their best, it’s recommended that you don’t adjust them after the first assembly.
The adjuster is located below the magnet. You basically adjust the brake to the point where you can’t turn the hub easily by hand, then loosen by about ten clicks until the brake drags gently on the drum. Do this for all of your axles and brakes. This should result in a controlled, proper stop.
The good news is, if you leave the self-adjusting brakes alone they’ll wind up adjusting themselves so that they are all operating the same way.
Specs for a Nev R Adjust Brake
- Dexter 023-450-00
- 12.25″x3.375″ Electric Brake Assembly
- 7 Bolt Brake Flange
- Rated at 10,000 lbs per pair
Need new brakes for your commercial trailer? This Dexter 10K NEV-R-ADJUST axle brake just might be exactly what you need. Designed for most general duty axles, and this brake will adjust automatically after just a few stops. Experience the smoother stop and greater control that comes from installing this brake. Every part is made with precision and pride in the USA.
What are Import Brakes?
An import brake is an economical alternative to a domestic brake. Some typical features of an import brake:
- Have a similar life expectancy to non import brakes
- Come in all of the same sizes as a domestic brake
Features of a Dexter Nev-R-Adjust brake:
- A longer warranty on the brake assembly
- Increased convenience
- Reduces stopping distance
- Saves time and money
Specs for a Dexter-Compatible Regular Brake
- 10″x2.25″ Electric Brake Assembly
- Passenger Side
- 4 Bolt Brake Flange
- Rated at 3,500 lbs per pair
When you need to replace the brakes on your trailer, this Dexter-compatible brake is a reliable option. This 3.5K trailer axle brake assembly is designed for the passenger side of your trailer, and it’s compatible with your new or used Dexter axles. It’s relatively easy to install.
Where Can I Find Replacement Brakes for My Trailer?
TK Trailer Parts offers replacement brakes for whichever style of brakes you have. You can get whole replacement kits that guarantee you won’t have to worry about mismatched or missing parts. Save yourself time spent returning parts or hunting for one that’s tricky to find. If you have any questions about our brake kits or any other trailer part, we would be thrilled to help you out.