Originally Posted by matata
We would like to replace the pull rod that connects the trailer coupling to the cables that activate the drum brakes on our SBS trailer, with a cable . Possibly stainless. There is so much lost motion and its prone to bending and hence applying the brakes. Anyone any advice or experience . Ta Nik
If the rod is bending, something is wrong. Replacing it with a cable will only make it worse due to stretch. I have replaced galv rods with stainless ones in the past, but not with cables. It sounds like something is sticking or lack of support for the rod.