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Old 10-10-2012, 01:28 PM   #1
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RVI Braking System for Tow Vehicle

We will be purchasing a braking system for our tow vehicle (2010 Honda CRV) in the very near future. One of the systems we are considering is the RVI Braking System.

Does anyone have this system? Does anyone have, or have heard any pros or cons about this system. Any feedback would be appreciate.

Any comments about others systems, would also be appreciate.

Thanks in advance
Bob
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Old 10-10-2012, 03:27 PM   #2
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I have a RVI system and completely happy with it.
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Old 10-10-2012, 05:07 PM   #3
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We will be purchasing a braking system for our tow vehicle (2010 Honda CRV) in the very near future. One of the systems we are considering is the RVI Braking System.

Does anyone have this system? Does anyone have, or have heard any pros or cons about this system. Any feedback would be appreciate.

Any comments about others systems, would also be appreciate.

Thanks in advance
Bob

I use one on a Chevy Suburban and it works great and 10 Min. to install
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I use one on a Chevy Suburban and it works great and 10 Min. to install
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:12 AM   #5
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I use it in a Chevy HHR and it works great. Had a little problem with the unit communicating with monitor in the mh. RVI sent me a longer range antenna and I used a 12volt extension cord and just set the monitor unit on the dash next to the side window rather than plugging it directly into the dash, which was in the center of my dash, and all works fine now. I should also say that I installed a toad charge system and no longer worry about running the battery down in the toad.
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Old 10-11-2012, 10:43 AM   #6
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I use one with a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Works great. Easy to install and remove.
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I use one with our Honda Fit. I've got about 4000 miles on it now and no problems at all. You might need to create a brace against your seat mounts if you don't have a floor pan. RVi would be happy to help you.
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Old 11-13-2012, 05:46 PM   #8
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I just set one up in my 2012 Explorer. Non invasive and works great. Dan the owner is great to help w/ set up. They even installed the crossbar under the seat and showed me how to use the system. I had an SMI brake system but did not want to have a permanent installation system any more!!!
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We have one for towing our 2012 Edge have towed over 8000 mi so far no problems easy to install and easy to remove
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I also have one and after some research I bought it. I like the fact that it is very easy to set up and remove and takes very little room to store. It purges the brake system when you first turn it on which is very important. Very happy with it.

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Brake Options

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We will be purchasing a braking system for our tow vehicle (2010 Honda CRV) in the very near future. One of the systems we are considering is the RVI Braking System.

Does anyone have this system? Does anyone have, or have heard any pros or cons about this system. Any feedback would be appreciate.

Any comments about others systems, would also be appreciate.

Thanks in advance
Bob
Hi Bob
I too am looking at BrakeSystems -------- chanced across information on ReadyBruteElite (see questions in my Thread). Both Systems appear to be "readily installed". The pluses I see on the ReadyBrute, is a one-time installation, and a considerably lower price --------- roughly $1000. buy you the tow bar c/w surge brake. But ---------- I'm still researching, and open to convincing alternatives myself.
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rvi brake ford edge settings?

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We have one for towing our 2012 Edge have towed over 8000 mi so far no problems easy to install and easy to remove
I have a 2012 edge and the Rvi brake, but have not used it yet. Can you please tell me which sensitivty, etc. settings have worked well for you?

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Old 03-07-2013, 06:41 PM   #13
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Alan if my memory is working I believe I was using compact vehicle with low sensitivity set that seemed to be good once you set it you can try it and see if you feel it pull




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Alan if my memory is working I believe I was using compact vehicle with low sensitivity set that seemed to be good once you set it you can try it and see if you feel it pull

Richard
Thanks Richard. I will start out with those settings and go from there. That's what I was thinking, to start off with less braking and add more as needed. The visions of burnt out brakes always come to mind.

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