Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Toads and Motorhome Related Towing
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-25-2013, 09:07 AM   #1
Senior Member
djhinds's Avatar
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Golden, Colorado
Posts: 639
M&G Braking Systems

Has anybody used the M&G Braking Systems on their toad. On paper it looks very easy to use. Looking for people who have it and their opinions. It looks less expensive than others, I wonder if it as good. I have nothing yet on my CRV.


2004 Monaco Signature 43', Detroit 60 500 hp
2011 Honda CR-V, M & G Brakes, Vorad
Samsung RF 18, True Induction Cooktop
djhinds is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 02-25-2013, 09:48 AM   #2
Tiffin Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 49
I had the M&G braking system installed on my Jeep Wrangler last year. It is incredibly easy to hook up-- just one coiled air line with quick disconnects at both ends. After 17,000 miles of towing, the system has performed well, and I've had no problems with it.
This is the only braking system I've ever owned, so I cannot comment on how it performs compared to others. As far as I know, the only downside is that the system is vehicle specific. So, if you change toads, you may have to buy another system. However, I believe M&G has a "trade-in program" that helps one recoup some of the cost.

D Moffitt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 09:56 AM   #3
Senior Member
BigSkyBob's Avatar

Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Western Montana on the Divide
Posts: 1,308
I've had my M&G Brake System installed on my truck (toad) for 6 years and close to 30K miles. I love the ease of use and the proportional properties it offers. I purchased a new truck and installed the old system on my new toad after checking with M&G it was compatible. Hooks up in 5 seconds and only one moving part and no electronics to go south.
Bob Retired Army Traveling alone now except for Charlie the Beagle.
2008 Camelot 40 PDQ 4 slides ISL400 towing a 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 Quadcab
Western MT in summer, AZ, NV in winter
BigSkyBob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2013, 10:05 AM   #4
Senior Member
stuhly's Avatar
Fleetwood Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,336
I had the M&G on a Jeep Liberty and now have one on a Tahoe. Performs very well and simple hookup. Would for sure use them again.
stuhly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2013, 12:44 PM   #5
Senior Member
Dave Fernandez's Avatar
Alpine Owners Club
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Ontario, CA USA
Posts: 1,305
I have been using an M&G brake system for over ten years and I personally think it is one of the best and easiest to use. I have now used it on three vehicles I have owned. Unfortunately it does not fit on every vehicle.
Dave Fernandez
2001, 38ft FDDS, 350 ISC, Tow 2004 Yukon
Dave Fernandez is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2013, 12:53 PM   #6
Senior Member
Craig_R's Avatar
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Huson, MT
Posts: 1,043
We have it installed and I love it. As has been stated above, you just hook up the air line, hold your foot on the coach service brake for 1 minute to charge the small break-away reservoir tank on your CRV and away you go. Nothing to calibrate or adjust.

Craig & Donna
2005 Beaver Monterey Laguna IV (aka The Hotel Monterey)
2011 Jeep Liberty Limited
Craig_R is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:13 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.