Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRAVEL TRAILER, 5th WHEEL & TRUCK CAMPER FORUMS > Toy Haulers Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-21-2005, 05:38 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
melon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: orange county, CA
Posts: 465
Alright you triple axles trailer jockeys, I only have 31 days to change from a two to three axle e-brake. Any suggestions?
__________________

__________________
02 F250 SD Diesel 4x4, 6.5 lift, Banks ex, K&N, Edge progrmr

WW LE3505
melon is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 06-21-2005, 05:38 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
melon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: orange county, CA
Posts: 465
Alright you triple axles trailer jockeys, I only have 31 days to change from a two to three axle e-brake. Any suggestions?
__________________

__________________
02 F250 SD Diesel 4x4, 6.5 lift, Banks ex, K&N, Edge progrmr

WW LE3505
melon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2005, 06:18 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
C.CARNEY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Palmdale, CA USA
Posts: 640
Melon,

What type of controller do you currently use? I have a Prodigy, works great. But I'm also only 2 axel. I believe it works for triples also.

Clark
__________________
2005 Alfa See Ya 313 5er

2005 F350 PSD CC DRW Tow Boss
C.CARNEY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2005, 06:22 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
melon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: orange county, CA
Posts: 465
Clark,
Draw-Tite. I dont know if it will work for three axles. How would I know?
__________________
02 F250 SD Diesel 4x4, 6.5 lift, Banks ex, K&N, Edge progrmr

WW LE3505
melon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2005, 06:33 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
C.CARNEY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Palmdale, CA USA
Posts: 640
Rod,

Do you still have an owners manual?

Maybe go to the Draw-tite website and see if you can find info on that unit.

Those would be my first guesses.

Clark
__________________
2005 Alfa See Ya 313 5er

2005 F350 PSD CC DRW Tow Boss
C.CARNEY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2005, 06:42 PM   #6
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Paso Robles, CA, USA
Posts: 18
The drawtite will handle 3 axles, but I'd suggest looking into the prodigy. The drawtite doesn't work well for panic stops.
__________________
Mine - '99 Dodge Ram 2500 V10 Quad Cab 4x4, 5spd, 4.10 rear, turnoverball gooseneck with rv companion fifthwheel hitch, Jordan brake controller

Hers - '03 GMC Yukon XL Denali, Prodigy brake controller
mbwagoner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2005, 09:19 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
FatDog's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: NV
Posts: 2,010
Send a message via MSN to FatDog
melon
i use the Jordan 2020 and have used it for two axle and now a three axle trailer. This e-brake operates via a cable connected to your truck brake pedal and is adjustable for different amounts of brakes on your trailer.
I like this controller.
__________________
F350 PSD 4x4 SRW, BanksBrake, FOX res shocks, MagHytec, DP tuner, JohnWood tranny;
ChrisCraft Launch VP8.1 ;
3 hound dogs
FatDog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2005, 11:28 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Bryan, Texas
Posts: 611
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">The drawtite doesn't work well for panic stops. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


Mine just did Sunday afternoon.

I disagree with all the Prodigy hoopla. I've used one and it ain't no diffrent, IF your rig is setup right and has everything adjusted right, which it should be all the time nomatter what controller.
__________________
charliez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2005, 11:59 AM   #9
Member
 
Jamman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 71
Prodigy! Triple axels and all! That thing flat-out rocks! In fact, it is good for up to 4 axels.

The thing that makes it worth all the "Hoopla" is the Ronco "set it and forget it" ease of use. Not that there aren't others out there that do the same. That, and the inerta sensor, level adjuster and a few other things that make it too easy to use...
__________________
Jay

Jamman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2005, 12:36 PM   #10
Senior Member
 
high desert's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Verdi, Nevada
Posts: 603
I went with a BrakeSmart controller. It is truly a proportional controller with a pressure sensor teed into the tow vehicles master cylinder. The install was really simple, so don't let that scare you off.

It can be used with up to four axles, and more with reprograming.

It is a "set and forget" controller that will no doubt be the last one you buy. And while it is pricey, $$$$, It is the smoothest controller on the market and I feel well worth the money.
__________________
2006 Silverado 3500 CC DRW 4x4 LT3 D/A
2009 Fuzion 393 Touring Edition
TrailerSaver TS3 - BrakeSmart
high desert is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2005, 12:44 PM   #11
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Paso Robles, CA, USA
Posts: 18
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by charliez:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">The drawtite doesn't work well for panic stops. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>


Mine just did Sunday afternoon.

I disagree with all the Prodigy hoopla. I've used one and it ain't no diffrent, IF your rig is setup right and has everything adjusted right, which it should be all the time nomatter what controller. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I've used the drawtites and it can't tell what you are doing, panic stop or just cruising up to a stop sign or trying to slow a little on the freeway. It always seemed too tight until I had to stop now then I had to manually override. With the prodigy, jordan, or brakesmart it can actually tell how much you are trying to stop. My biggest complaint on the jordan is it is tough to adjust, but once done it works great. The prodigy is an easy plug and play setup.
__________________

__________________
Mine - '99 Dodge Ram 2500 V10 Quad Cab 4x4, 5spd, 4.10 rear, turnoverball gooseneck with rv companion fifthwheel hitch, Jordan brake controller

Hers - '03 GMC Yukon XL Denali, Prodigy brake controller
mbwagoner is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Air Brakes or Hydraulic Brakes? Stretch Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 35 03-28-2017 03:09 PM
spring hitting r/s bumper sal avitabile Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 7 12-18-2006 04:26 AM
Hitting the road soon jeeprubi New Member Check-In 8 10-05-2005 02:35 PM
Fan Hitting Radiator Shroud rickandcheryl Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 14 09-03-2005 07:45 PM
Low Oil Pressure Lamp Appears with alarms sounding after hitting speed bump. AKBrick Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 17 08-13-2005 10:00 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:03 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.