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Old 09-13-2010, 11:44 AM   #1
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Air Force One installation

After much reading (and brain overload) I have decided to go with the Air Force One braking system.

The hitch shop says it takes 8 hours to install ($640!!). I was going to offer the job to my ex-husband for less money.

Has anyone installed the AFO themselves? How hard was it and how long did it take?

Thanks mucho,
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Don't know about the time to install on the motorhome, but on the toad, it is not hard. It took me 3 hours total to install it on toad. I did install the control box under the dash rather than under the hood, which took an extra 30 minutes. (to keep it out of the heat) I love this brake system.
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Thank you Mike, I'll pass that on to the ex!!

Nice to hear from another Beaver owner.
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Old 09-13-2010, 02:18 PM   #4
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After much reading (and brain overload) I have decided to go with the Air Force One braking system.

The hitch shop says it takes 8 hours to install ($640!!). I was going to offer the job to my ex-husband for less money.

Has anyone installed the AFO themselves? How hard was it and how long did it take?

Thanks mucho,
I wish we had dealers with that low hourly rate! The Tucson Winnebago/Itasca Dealer charges $130 per hour. Joe
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We had ours installed in April, only took 5 hrs at a cost of $490.00.
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We had our's installed at a rally by the SMI people. It took him about 5 - 6 hours total in extremely hot weather.

I later traded my 2004 Explorer for a 2008 model and installed the toad parts myself on the new Explorer. I believe it took me about 4 hours.
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