Which braking system to fit to smart car

Apr 6, 2011
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Hi there
We have a Bessacar 660 and want to tow my smart car using an A frame. Which braking system would you recommend?
Thanks
 
Jan 23, 2011
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I remember there was an article in PM recently, saying the EU Regulations regarding towing a trailer are to change.
Again from memory the guist of the article was that a lot of the current "A" Frames may not comply when the new Regulations are introduced.
 
Nov 24, 2010
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Take great care with A frame braking systems. Any system that relies on a bungee to stop the brakes dragging is fraught. There are a few American systems which are engineered better than the rest. Those that use bits of pull wire and springs and require regular "setting up" should be discounted.
One owner with a brand new Smart car had it catch fire and burn out driving back from the A frame suppliers/fitters. The case continues as this hapened on April 27th from memory.
Be very wary.
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