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Old 01-05-2019, 08:05 AM   #1
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Ready Brake System on 2010 Colorado

I am looking at a 2010 Colorado as my new toad. I like the idea of a surge brake in the tow bar itself.


Was wondering if anyone has installed the Ready Brake on a 2010 Colorado and how difficult it was to route the cable back to and through the firewall.


The model I am looking at would have the 5 cylinder engine.
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The ready brake elite is the towbar. What you need for the front of the truck is a base plate. I like blue ox but there are others.
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Thank you, yes I am aware I need the base plate. Just wondering how difficult it is to run the cable back to and through the firewall to connect to the brake.
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Thank you, yes I am aware I need the base plate. Just wondering how difficult it is to run the cable back to and through the firewall to connect to the brake.
While I havent installed the Ready Brake cable on a Colorado I have seen under the hood of a couple and I can't imagine it being very difficult to install. On my Jeep it was a 40 minute job, max. If I did another one it would take even less time.
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I've only done it on two Jeeps.

Download the instructions from the NSA website. You're looking at a route from straight behind the brake pedal to somewhere in the middle of the bumper (or below).

The cable is like a bicycle brake cable and runs through a sheath, so it can be bent. I don't remember if NSA stipulate a minimum bend radius, but I ran mine along the side of the engine bay before a bend to the middle of the jeep at the front.

It really is a nice system and connects in minutes.

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