Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Toads and Motorhome Related Towing
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 04-12-2013, 09:28 PM   #113
Senior Member
 
avid_dk's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: SW Oregon
Posts: 665
Congratulations and have great trip! Looking forward to a full report on your return. I would also like to hear your opinion on the Winnie Vista after you trip.
__________________

__________________

avid
2015 Bay Star 3103, 2013 Jeep Wrangler Sport S
Falcon 2 All terrain tow bar, RVi2 brake, Towmate TM3 wireless lights
avid_dk is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 04-21-2013, 08:12 PM   #114
Senior Member
 
JCAT's Avatar
 
Newmar Owners Club
Coastal Campers
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 110
Toad Installation Complete

I have been the benefactor of many postings so I would like to share some information regarding our Toad installation.

Blue Ox - Aventa LX & Cover
Roadmaster Universal Wiring Kit #154 and coiled wire
M&G Engineering Supplemental Braking System #602 and coiled air line

Coach is a 2009 Newmar 36' Dutch Star
Toad is a 2013 Jeep Wrangler Sahara - 2-door Automatic

Total time for complete install at a Camping World about 9 hours (included about 1 1/2 hours for other misc work)

Total Cost about $3,435 - inclusive

I purchased the M&G Engineering product and they special ordered the Blue Ox. They do not sell either the Blue Ox or M&G products.

I did not purchase the Break Away kit from M&G.

The wiring kit connected into the Jeep wiring harness to utilize the existing lights and bulbs.

I bought a PCV black rubber elbow to fit over the air fitting at the front of the Jeep.

I am posting several photos - 2 of which are of the M&G aluminum housing that fits between the vacuum pump and master cylinder from a couple angles.

Camping World had never seen or installed the M&G Engineering prior to our Wrangler. The install went well using the instructions and no need to call M&G. Everything worked well when we picked up the coach and Jeep. The service technician's name was Gary at the Kingston, NY Camping World. The Service Advisor was Jim Warrington who I made all arrangements through and the price he initially quoted me was what I paid. The M&G install was a straight hourly rate which came to $445. Very pleased with the overall experience for the towing package install.

The Toad hook-up is simple and quick. The braking and vehicle tracking are great.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	A.JPG
Views:	43
Size:	564.9 KB
ID:	37299   Click image for larger version

Name:	B.JPG
Views:	44
Size:	607.3 KB
ID:	37300  

Click image for larger version

Name:	C.JPG
Views:	44
Size:	173.8 KB
ID:	37301  
__________________

__________________
John & Cheryl
2015 LA 4553
2013 Jeep Wrangler Sahara
Blue Ox Aventa / M&G and AF One Braking
JCAT is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
brakes, toad



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.