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Old 01-25-2010, 01:20 PM   #1
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Used Brake Buddy system ?

Hi All
I wanted to ask your opinions on purchasing the Brake Buddy classic system
and as a used unit 2 or 3 years old for half the price of new ? Towing a new Grand Cherokee with our 03 Mountain Aire 36' gas W22 . We are still
weekenders and 1 week vacations a year. Are there any pros and cons with this unit ? I like things simple and don't really want to start drilling holes in my new Jeep for a permanent system.

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Old 01-25-2010, 02:00 PM   #2
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Been using mine for 7 years now and it works great. About 11/2 min. to set up and about 1 min. to take off love it.
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used brake buddy

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Does your system use the break away kit and wireless monitor options?
Evidently the older units do not have these and i'm told you can't add them to the older Brake Buddy.

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I do have a wireless alert, it plugs in to the 12v cig. outlet and just lets you know when the Brake Buddy is activated. I do have a break away for it but have never hooked it up.
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Can't imagine having a Brake Buddy with a break away kit and not using it. Guess I'm just foolish as I use mine on Every trip and even test it to make sure it works.
You never know what may happen at a rest stop or even in a campground over night and didn't check the connecting pins.
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We've been using our classic BB since 2006 & it does just fine. Once you get the routine down, it's easy to set up & a snap to remove. Ours came with the breakaway kit & monitor that plugs into 12v. Simple is best in my book.

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