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Old 10-07-2007, 03:58 PM   #1
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Does anyone know what is inside the Moho side of the alert system? I opened mine up and didn't learn anything.

I ask because I would like to build it into my dash and and I don't want to:

1.) Destroy the one I have.

OR

2.) Pay $150.00 for a second one as they only seem to be sold in sets.

FAiling that, does anyone have an extra alert receiver laying around collecting dust that they could part with?
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Old 10-07-2007, 03:58 PM   #2
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Does anyone know what is inside the Moho side of the alert system? I opened mine up and didn't learn anything.

I ask because I would like to build it into my dash and and I don't want to:

1.) Destroy the one I have.

OR

2.) Pay $150.00 for a second one as they only seem to be sold in sets.

FAiling that, does anyone have an extra alert receiver laying around collecting dust that they could part with?
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Old 10-13-2007, 12:15 PM   #3
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If all you want is confirmation of toad brakes applied, why not just run a wire from the toad cold side brake switch to a bulb on the coach dash..make a connection at the rear of the coach....easy and foolproof!!
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Old 10-19-2007, 08:02 AM   #4
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Thanks for making me re-think what I was trying to accomplish! I was locked on the wireless when I have extra wires on my trailer connector.
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Old 10-21-2007, 03:11 PM   #5
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Footdoc:
I assume then the power for the light on the RV dash is being powered by the toad (when the brake pedal is applied) and the other wire going to the light is grounded????

Thanks for a great idea !!!
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Lee...BINGO...just find a good ground behind the dash...I used the steering column bracket with an eye ring ground wire
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Old 01-21-2008, 08:58 AM   #7
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Well I finally got around to doing the wiring. This turned out to be quite time consuming.

In my Winnebago's dash was this stupid light to tell me to check the antenna. I co-opted this as my 'Toad Brake' light.

Doing a clean job of wiring from the light in the MoHo dash to the Brake Buddy in the Jeep was not rocket science, just a lot of slow work.

The trailer connector (GM 6 pin) had two unused pins. I use one of them to power lights in my enclosed trailer, so it has 12 volts most of the time (it goes off with the master 'OFF' switch). The other unused pin is now used for the Toad Brake alert. The nice thing about this is that I don't have any additional hookups when I hitch up.

I have yet to do a final road test but am looking forward to the new system. I also need to make a new label for the light.
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