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Old 05-14-2015, 12:01 PM   #1
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Need new Toad Brake system

Our very old Classic Brake Buddy finally bit the dust...
Would like to purchase a new portable system...what does everyone recommend?
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Old 05-14-2015, 12:30 PM   #2
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I'm not real sure what you mean by portable system. Portable as the Brake Buddy was, being able to move it from one toad to another?

My toad/coach uses the M&G Engineering system. Not real portable but extremely easy to hook up. One small air line and that is it.

Many good systems out there. Just need to get the one that works for you.
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If you are looking for something similar to the BB but, in my opinion, a better product, take a look at the Blue Ox Patriot. Proportional system, fully portable and easy set up.
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You might look into the RVi2 Auxiliary Brake System. We replaced our Even Brake Unit with it last year. It is smaller, Lighter and can be set up in less than a Minute. We have travelled over 9000 miles with it and it has worked flawlessly.
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Check out the NSA ReadyBrake system. It's simple, effective, and less expensive than anything else I know of!
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X2 on the RVI2 Brake System, great unit And, they have the best customer service in the industry!!
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Check out the NSA ReadyBrake system. It's simple, effective, and less expensive than anything else I know of!
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If you MUST buy a protable I'd go with the one you know (Brake Buddy)

That said I recommend AGAINST portable systems less you have a stable of cars or change cars often.
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X6 on Rvi 2 Brake. As mentioned, easy install and lite weight, plus it has the option of Toad TPMS which displays on the brake monitor in the coach. Absolutely love mine.
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X7 on the RVI. Small, lightweight, works great and outstanding customer service.
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X7 on the RVI. Small, lightweight, works great and outstanding customer service.
X8 on the RVI. The Ready Brake, as good as it is, does have some disadvantages to the RVI. With the RVI, you can adjust the braking parameters on the fly. You can monitor the air pressure in the toads tires with the optional RVI TPMS sensors and also have the ability to test the unit and feel the brakes engage from the coach. None of that can be done with the Ready Brake system.

These may be unnecessary features to you, but to me, the were the icing on the cake.
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