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Old 07-28-2012, 08:58 AM   #1
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04 Wrangler and ReadyBrute Elite...

Thanks for the previous help on what the "basics" are that I'd need to tow!

Think I've narrowed it down to the ReadyBrute Elite setup. From what others have said, looks like this might be a good package for me here: Ready Brake RB-9050 tow bar kit with Brake integrated into it, Blue Ox base plate and wiring. INCLUDING SHIPPING

For those who have the ReadyBrute now, I have a new-to-me 2004 Jeep Wrangler Sport. Since this is an older model Jeep, will the above be ok? Or, is there a better base plate and/or wiring harness, etc. I should get for it that would be better?

Also, with the ReadyBrute/brake set up, do I still need one of those other "portable" brake box devices (that push on the seat/pedal, like Brake Buddy, etc.)? (Our class A is a gasser).

Am I missing anything else that I would need? (Other than some courage to finally pull the trigger on buying one! )

I'm going to let my better half do all the installing. Thinking we can tackle this ourselves, based on what a lot of others have said...

Thanks SO much in advance for helping this towing-challenged newbie!!
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Old 07-28-2012, 02:33 PM   #2
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That is all the brake system you will need except you should consider adding the readybrake brakeway in case the jeep and motorhome somehow became separated.
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Thanks, Bryan!
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After sleeping on it, I think I'm definitely going to go with this system.

Just one outstanding piece -- what is the best baseplate for my 04 Wrangler automatic? If anyone has any suggestions there, that would be most appreciated! A don't see a whole lot of difference among the ones I'm seeing online. Maybe the Demco?

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We have the Demco baseplate and it works perfectly, it's the pin type so there is less parts than the Blue Ox. Our Jeep is a 2003 Sahara with a 3" lift.
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Thanks! Sounds like that will be a good fit for mine as well.
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Thanks for the previous help on what the "basics" are that I'd need to tow!

Think I've narrowed it down to the ReadyBrute Elite setup. From what others have said, looks like this might be a good package for me here: Ready Brake RB-9050 tow bar kit with Brake integrated into it, Blue Ox base plate and wiring. INCLUDING SHIPPING

For those who have the ReadyBrute now, I have a new-to-me 2004 Jeep Wrangler Sport. Since this is an older model Jeep, will the above be ok? Or, is there a better base plate and/or wiring harness, etc. I should get for it that would be better?

Also, with the ReadyBrute/brake set up, do I still need one of those other "portable" brake box devices (that push on the seat/pedal, like Brake Buddy, etc.)? (Our class A is a gasser).

Am I missing anything else that I would need? (Other than some courage to finally pull the trigger on buying one! )

I'm going to let my better half do all the installing. Thinking we can tackle this ourselves, based on what a lot of others have said...

Thanks SO much in advance for helping this towing-challenged newbie!!
Pretty cool, as it has everything you'll need including the brake away device. This is what I have and has been great. Installed it myself. Good luck.
Also thats the great thing about this system is you don't need one of those other "portable" brake box devices (that push on the seat/pedal, like Brake Buddy, etc.)
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