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Old 03-13-2016, 07:48 PM   #1
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Brakemaster by Roadmaster

OK, I know about the invisibrake, but how about the Brakemaster 9060. It does what I want, using existing brake pressure directly from motorhome via an auxilliary air tank, even with the motorhome brakes being hydraulic. It takes care of the problem I would be encountering with the Ford Exhaust Brake, as you have to tap the brake pedal reasonably hard to activate it. The Ford Exhaust Brake actually works off the transmission with a different software event, so taping the brake pedal enables it, that would have been a problem with other system. Anyway, back to the Brakemaster, does anyone have experience with it's use, even if they are problems? I read through the installation instructions and I know I can handle all of that, but I need to hear some reviews.
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Have been using the 9160 for many years, but have only had it on DP's with air brakes. The one you're looking into has it's own compressor to supply the air pressure needed.
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Yes, indeed. Thank you for the reply, good to know something good. I've actually bought two systems already for the motorhome and sent them back before I even installed them Invisibrake was one of them. But reading I really like this one. I just have to find out about warrenty before I jump into it.
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OK, so I found four other threads with info that was really helpful. So they have been around for sometime, this system at least by what I read, everyone likes. All I need to know now is how does it effect my warrenty?
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OK, so I found four other threads with info that was really helpful. So they have been around for sometime, this system at least by what I read, everyone likes. All I need to know now is how does it effect my warrenty?
It has no effect what so ever on your warranty. The only thing that could possibly effect the warranty is a poor installation that causes an accident. In that case you'll be on your own.

I've installed 2 systems. One was on a 2001 Winnebago Adventurer that we traded off with over 100,000 on the odometer. The system was installed with about 20,000 miles on the odometer when we switched from towing a Buick on a dolly to a 2004 Jeep Wrangler 4 down.

We left the motorhome portion with it when we traded it in for our 2013 Adventurer. We installed the same system on the 2013 motorhome. We now have about 25,000 miles on the new motorhome towing the Jeep. In both motorhomes thee system has worked flawlessly.
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DO REMEMBER to release the parking brake before driving off with what ever system you decide to use. My parents burned up the parking brake on their Honda and I did it also with our Odyssey. Got all the parts in the garage to redo ours!
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