When your brakes aren't working well an overhaul of the brake system is order. Maybe you don't know how good the brakes can be in the first place? Baywindow Bus brakes (especially the 73-79 systems) are heavy duty and can bring the bus to a stop in short order.
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As shown in FIG. 1, a window brake according to the present invention comprises a main frame 11 and a wedge member 12. As shown in more detail in FIGS. 2, 3 and 4, the main frame 11 includes generally symmetrical opposing arms 13 connected by a base 14. The upper portion of each arm terminates in a brake pad area 15 which may be enlarged if required. Each arm 13 also includes an inward and downwardly facing wedge portion 16. Protruding upwardly from the base 14 there is a small stub 17.