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Old 06-03-2011, 06:12 AM   #1
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Brakemaster air to air

Anyone use Brakemaster proportionate towed car bracking system w/breakaway for air to air? My motor home is set up for the air system and I was wondering how good the system is. Advice welcomed.

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Old 06-03-2011, 06:42 AM   #2
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I use the Brakemaster system and love it! I previously had a Blue Ox unit that worked on the pendulum system, similar to a Brake Buddy. Like the Brakemaster much better.


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Old 06-03-2011, 11:58 AM   #3
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I have the Brakemaster and have towed about 30k miles with it. Works great!
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Originally Posted by Gary RVRoamer View Post
I have the Brakemaster and have towed about 30k miles with it. Works great!
About the same here, used it on our '97 Jeep GC. I also found out (due to an idiot in a car) that it can lock up the brakes on the towed even with a dead peddle!!
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2 yrs. working great! jim
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If your MH is setup up for Brakemaster, you still will have to install the system on your toad. It isn't difficult except for getting the air line into the driver's compartment to connect to the piston.

We bought our Brakemaster in 2005. I had someone else splice the MH air brake line and I did the toad installation. A couple of years ago, we replaced the toad and I moved the Brakemaster to the new toad after I installed the base plate. In all of that time, we've never had any kind of a problem with the Brakemaster system.

It is a good idea to follow their recommendation and bleed off the water form the toad's reservoir periodically.
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Our Tradewinds also was set up with the air line and warning light on the dash for the Brakemaster when we bought it. I had the rest of the system installed in the Jeep. It works great and is easy to hook up and unhook.

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