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Old 12-01-2012, 09:04 AM   #1
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Newer Jeep Wrangler M&G brake install

Anyone install the M&G RV auxiliary brake system on a Jeep Wrangler JK? I have my Motorhome setup for the M&G, I had the system on my 99 TJ. Now we are ordering one for our 2013 Rubicon.
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:17 PM   #2
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When I switched fron a 1995 Grand cherokee to a 2003 model the M&G wasn't appropriate. However M&G allowed a trade-in allowance for the old one. (wish I had a Rubicon)

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Old 12-01-2012, 09:38 PM   #3
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It can be done, but unless you're very mechanically inclined, it's best left to a professional. It does require some slight relocation of some other engine compartment components.
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Old 12-02-2012, 10:49 AM   #4
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We just had it completed at Redlands RV. I didn't have the time nor did I want to tap into the coach air system on my own. They did a great job on the 2012 JKU Jeep too and as stated above it'll take a while to do the job. I installed the baseplate which was easy.
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This spring I installed (myself) a M&G Braking system, If you do some of your own garage and repair work you can install it, Just take your time. Also the "currie" baseplate and the "cool tech" wiring harness went on. With all 3 items combined ..What a great setup for towing a toad!
The currie base plate loks like a skid plate when installed with just the two tabs sticking out a bit. That is a spark plug boot w/cotton inside it(insect control) over my air connection you see in the photo when not towing.
The instructions tell you how to connect the air to your coach and everything is supplyed except a couple of fittings for teeing into the coach
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Thanks for the replies everyone. I may be a little slow but I do 99% of the work on my vehicles. A few years back I installed the M&G setup on my Coach and Jeep TJ.

Just looking for info on the newer Wrangler install to make it go smoother when I start tearing into it.
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This spring I installed (myself) a M&G Braking system, If you do some of your own garage and repair work you can install it, Just take your time. Also the "currie" baseplate and the "cool tech" wiring harness went on. With all 3 items combined ..What a great setup for towing a toad!
The currie base plate loks like a skid plate when installed with just the two tabs sticking out a bit. That is a spark plug boot w/cotton inside it(insect control) over my air connection you see in the photo when not towing.
The instructions tell you how to connect the air to your coach and everything is supplyed except a couple of fittings for teeing into the coach
Thanks for the reply Palehorse.

I think we have the same taste in components as I have a Currie base and the Cooltech harness also, already installed.

Perchance do you have any under hood pictures of the M&G spool and the relocated ABS module? Just a matter of trimming and relocating the ABS mounting bracket?

Thanks again, Bill
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I did not take any photos of under the hood, I can if you want. yes, right in front of the abs module there is a molded plactic tower of sorts that has to be removed. I did my removal with a hack saw blade by hand, a dremal tool would work great. I did not bother about the re-mount as it has so many steel brake lines on it it just stays in place when moved forward. It takes quite a bit of force to bend the brake lines to move it. I think I put a couple of cable ties on it to secure it down. It was a all day saturday job for sure.
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I did not take any photos of under the hood, I can if you want. yes, right in front of the abs module there is a molded plactic tower of sorts that has to be removed. I did my removal with a hack saw blade by hand, a dremal tool would work great. I did not bother about the re-mount as it has so many steel brake lines on it it just stays in place when moved forward. It takes quite a bit of force to bend the brake lines to move it. I think I put a couple of cable ties on it to secure it down. It was a all day saturday job for sure.
Sent a PM, thanks.
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