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Old 02-20-2016, 11:11 PM   #1
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Complete used tow setup w/ brake

Okay guys (and gals),
I just picked up a used tow setup for a Jeep.

Roadmaster Sterling Tow bar. All cables, pins, plates and base plates.
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US Gear D-Delerator Unified tow brake system. All parts, wires, connectors, pump and plugs. Complete instructions/installation manuals.
All for $45.00.

Tow bar, connectors and base plate are a no-brainer.

Any info/thoughts/experience with the Brake system?

(to be installed in a Jeep Wrangler)

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Old 02-21-2016, 08:52 AM   #2
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I installed a used US gear brake system and am very happy with it. It took a bit of time to install so I would suggest you test the system on the work bench first to make sure it is all there and works. Replacement parts are pricey. The US Gear web page has trouble shooting documents that tell you what to test and you should print it out if you don't already have them. Confirm that you have a good place in your toad to mount the actuator solenoid and cable assy that will work in advance too. look at cable length, pulley location on floor under brake pedal and how cable clamp will fit on brake pedal arm. Finding a place to put the other stuff should be fairly easy.
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Old 03-01-2016, 08:36 PM   #3
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Went out this afternoon and started the install. Not to bad of a job after all.
Solenoid on pass side on firewall under carpet. Cable, pulley and pedal connection made. Air pump mounted under hood and piped in. Brain box is mounted and wires everywhere.
Still have to make power and ground connections in jeep. Mount brake away switch. Run wire and mount controller in coach.
Then make the umbilical chord (reuse what came with it) and get lights working (have diodes).
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Finished up the install. Was quite the job. Took me 5 partial days to complete. Had to buy a few connectors, some wire and get base plates made (by my son).
Base plates installed and hooked up to the Rv. Everything works. Did the pre trip test per the instructions.
Towed it 600 miles and had no issues.
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Great, I will be installing my used system soon. Roadster Sterling tow bar, Air Force One brake system. My cost were much higher $600.00 for the tow bar and vehicle Air Force One brake system. I needed to purchase base plate, jeep light wiring and Motorhome Air Force One system. Total cost will be around $1450.00.
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I think I might have $175 into the whole setup. I really got lucky on the buy!
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