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Old 03-19-2012, 02:41 PM   #85
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Just thought I'd report that we did go to have the coach weighed last Friday, and the ReadyBrute Elite setup along with the Cooltech wiring harness performed flawlessly. We didn't have any hilly terrain on the trip, but as far as highway travel and ease of braking in town, all went well. Easy hookup/unhook, too. We still have not installed the ReadyBrake indicator light, though.
Good news and thanks for the update.
By the way, have you calculated the GCWR as yet with your coach fully loaded? I'm thinking I'm going to be a little over with the JKU's curb weight around 4200lbs alone, but not by a whole lot and do wonder how many out there are within specs.
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Good news and thanks for the update.
By the way, have you calculated the GCWR as yet with your coach fully loaded? I'm thinking I'm going to be a little over with the JKU's curb weight around 4200lbs alone, but not by a whole lot and do wonder how many out there are within specs.
Yep, we have done our homework...which is the main reason we had the moho 4-corner weighed. We are well within our weight limits, even with the toad.

I believe that there are many RVs on the road that have not considered the GCWR or any other weight limits (axles, tires, etc). Here's some info we received from the Escapees SmartWeigh... http://www.escapees.com/SmartWeigh/SWMHHR.wmv

I'm glad we had the weighing done because we found that our weight distribution on the back axle needed some tweaking, so we moved some stuff around in the storage bays. I highly recommend having the coach properly weighed and a calculation of GCWR determined.
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Yep, we have done our homework...which is the main reason we had the moho 4-corner weighed. We are well within our weight limits, even with the toad.

I believe that there are many RVs on the road that have not considered the GCWR or any other weight limits (axles, tires, etc). Here's some info we received from the Escapees SmartWeigh... http://www.escapees.com/SmartWeigh/SWMHHR.wmv

I'm glad we had the weighing done because we found that our weight distribution on the back axle needed some tweaking, so we moved some stuff around in the storage bays. I highly recommend having the coach properly weighed and a calculation of GCWR determined.
I agree and we do have our axle weights and total. Also know what the toad weighs. I've never done each corner and should, but do always air up with a 15psi cushion to compensate for any individual discrepancies, slow leaks, ambient temp. changes, etc....

Too bad you didn't surprise your Hubby, by installing the toad brake monitor in his absence..

Thanks for the link and will hold on to it.
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