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Old 05-08-2010, 08:10 PM   #1
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Blue Ox Patriot Settings?

My toad weighs 3,500 lbs. The remote control module has a 0-9 setting for the brakes. What would be a good setting for my setup?
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I would suggest you follow the instructions that came with the unit. It kinda like asking how much air should I run in my tires.
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I don't have the Blue Ox Patriot, but I do have the D-Brake Professional Tow Brake. They are the same exact unit, but its is shipped directly from the manufacturer. I called the head of the D-Brake company with the same kinda question about what settings for what weights. He told me that small to mid size cars should be 5-7, full size cars 6-8, and suvs 7-9. If you have any more questions you could easily call the company too.
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I don't have the Blue Ox Patriot, but I do have the D-Brake Professional Tow Brake. They are the same exact unit, but its is shipped directly from the manufacturer. I called the head of the D-Brake company with the same kinda question about what settings for what weights. He told me that small to mid size cars should be 5-7, full size cars 6-8, and suvs 7-9. If you have any more questions you could easily call the company too.
Thanks for the info. I'll try those settings to see how they work. The instructions didn't specify any settings so that wasn't an option.
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I started this trip not using it but installed it today. Settings at 5 and could tell a nice improvement braking. Thanks again for the help.
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So, I'm a little confused. Does Blue Ox make the Patriot brake or not? I've seen others mention D-Brake, I'm not sure if I've heard of them until recently. What's the scoop on this??
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I recently purchased the Patriot system thru Blue Ox. In looking at the D-Brake Site it sure looks like the same unit to me. The Blue Ox system was purchased for quite a bit less, however.
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