Pacbrake Blog

PRESS RELEASE: Pacbrake Air Suspension

July 1, 2011

Pacbrake Air Suspension Kits The Best On The Market As a manufacturer and supplier of diesel exhaust brakes to both the commercial and consumer diesel truck markets, we see a lot of trucks come in and out of our shop. And it gives us an opportunity to see what works, and what doesn’t. What we noticed is that a lot of aftermarket air bag suspension systems were failing–for a variety of reasons. Some had metal end caps that had bent,…

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Pacbrake Celebrates 50 Years!

January 1, 2011

Celebrating 50 Years of Quality & Performance   In 1961 Pacbrake (then known as Pacific Diesel Brake) seized an opportunity to enter into the trucking industry by becoming a distributor for a little known product called an engine brake. We quickly made our mark as a young company involved with diesel engine retarding devices designed to cope with descending the mountainous roads associated with logging and mining in Western Canada and North Western USA. Over the years other products were…

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California Smog Check Program

March 1, 2010

FALSE DIAGNOSIS FOR DIESEL VEHICLES WITH EXHAUST BRAKE SYSTEMS   As of January 1st, 2010 diesel powered vehicles are now incorporated into the California Smog Check Program. The program states that “Modified and Add-On Parts” require CARB exemptions through an executive order (EO). We’ve been informed one of our customer’s vehicles recently failed solely due to the addition of our exhaust brake. This diagnosis is false as exhaust brake systems are exempt from CARB Certification. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO…

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