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Old 09-04-2014, 04:58 PM   #1
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Smile Invisibrake braking system

looking to purchase a braking system for my 36 foot class A motorhome. any comments or advice? Thanks.
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Old 09-04-2014, 05:41 PM   #2
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Invisibrake is a good system from what I've read. I've got the Readybrute and really like it. Other folks have other systems that they really like.
There's not one perfect system for everybody. It comes down to what YOU like best in the way it works, how it hooks up, etc.
IMHO which one you have is not nearly as important as IF you have one.
Type "toad brake system" or some permutation thereof in the search window and sit back for hours of entertainment.
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:28 PM   #3
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No problems with my Invisibrake
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Old 09-05-2014, 08:52 PM   #4
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Concur that Invisibrake has been a great system for our 2014 Jeep Rubicon (Toad) behind our 2014 Itasca. Hookup and disconnect with the RoadMaster Falcon tow bar system and Invisibrake is a snap. You can hookup without being in a straight line behind the coach, and no need to be on level surface, easy hookup everytime.
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I use the Invisibrake with a 2011 Jeep Wrangler, behind a Thor Challenger 37DT, with no complaints. Easy to hook up.
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Old 09-08-2014, 09:15 PM   #6
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Just be sure the person putting it in is experienced. The invisbrake is good, but took a long time to be able to use it because they messed up the CRV brakes and lights in the process.
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Just be sure the person putting it in is experienced. The invisbrake is good, but took a long time to be able to use it because they messed up the CRV brakes and lights in the process.

Did they use a diode kit to isolate tow vehicle brake lights from coach lights? If not, I could believe that would mess up electrical systems on the tow vehicle.


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Old 11-12-2014, 08:48 AM   #8
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There are several braking systems, MANY are "Invisible" to the driver of teh towed when it is not towed.

For Motor homes with Air brakes the M&G system, if it fits your towed is ideal.. Major disadvantages: 1: Does not fit all towed, 2 Towed specific slave so you need to buy a new one if you upgrade.

There are some pedal pushers that are MH-Air driven as well (Do not know models) but these are NOT invisible.

For all motor homes.

US-Gear Unified Brake Decelaerator,, This is an electric system, eats battery power off towed, also replaces it from motor home (Very handy). gives you full control over towed brakes INCLUDING the ability to SET the towed brakes without touching the MH brakes,, This is nice on occasions. (Two of them one routine one not so routine... I used it when I was hooked up on a "Downhill" slope to extend my tow bar arms and latch them into place. Just lock the towed brakes and release the parking brake on the MH, ease off the Service brakes (MH a bit and CLICK, CLICK they latched and then I released the thumb lever).

Invisible Brake: Much like above but without the full control.

Air-Force One (not sure on this one).

And more.

What do I not like

Slightly: Any pedal PUSHER, these have to be connected to the pedal every time you tow but the good ones stow under the seat.

MAJOR dislike: System in a box (Brake Buddy, Even Brake, Et-al) these advertise "NO INSTALLATION" really means you install it every tow.

First: It is far too easy to say "Oh forget it" for a short tow, and second, It is far too easy to make a mistake and cost yourself a brake job.
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I use the Invisibrake system with a 2011 Honda Crv. It works great,when hooking up my tow I just have to plug in the cable for the tail lights and 1 little black wire and I'm good to go. It makes hookups and disconnects easy. And the brake system is out of sight under the front seat.
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