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Old 01-19-2013, 06:02 PM   #15
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I bought a "brake in a box" because I thought I would move it between vehicles. 7 years late I am still using the same tow car. When the unit failed I replaced it with the SMI Stay-in-Play and would never own another "brake in a box" system again.
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:05 PM   #16
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I agree and have been totally satisfied with mine. I think the OP has a diesel and SMI makes Air Force One for them. Flip a switch and go. No hassles of in and out of the car with a heavy piece of equipment or anything else.
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Does this brake system move easily from one toad to another?
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:17 PM   #17
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When I switched from using a tow dolly, to towing four-down, I bought a used Brake Buddy, for $450. Installed it myself, as it was very easy to install and have been satisfied with it since. Takes only a few minutes to install it in the toad, when I am ready to go.
I did exactly this! In fact, I found one cheaper on Craigslist.
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:21 PM   #18
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We've used the Blue Ox Patriot braking system since going to 4-down. Never a problem.

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Old 01-19-2013, 06:27 PM   #19
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:42 PM   #20
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Roadmaster Invisibrake works well now that it is adjusted properly, and I have 8000 lbs pushing me.
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Does this brake system move easily from one toad to another?
Easily yes. If you know how. Otherwise a few hours labor.

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I have the RV BRSKE SYSTEM. It's sits on the floor board. It senses you stopping and applies proportional braking with a brake away. Minutes to install and seems to work great. Although. The price is $1k
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We use a US Gear system. I like it due to the fact that it always uses power braking since it has a vacuum pump that replenishes the vacuum and there is never anything to install each time you hook up.

I installed it myself in our 04 Wrangler, pulled it out when I traded to the 2013 and re-installed it. The coach was prewired so no problem on that end. I have to say that the install isn't the quickest thing I have ever done but the instructions are good and with some simple tools such as a drill, you can do it yourself.
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:12 AM   #24
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I guess I'll be the first.
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We use a US Gear system. I like it due to the fact that it always uses power braking since it has a vacuum pump that replenishes the vacuum and there is never anything to install each time you hook up.

I installed it myself in our 04 Wrangler, pulled it out when I traded to the 2013 and re-installed it. The coach was prewired so no problem on that end. I have to say that the install isn't the quickest thing I have ever done but the instructions are good and with some simple tools such as a drill, you can do it yourself.
I agree Dude. However, we are not as handy as you and had it installed for us. But I like the "plug and play" feature. The little lights on the dash let you know it's working and you can adjust the breaking if necessary.
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I use the RVI system. It's small, easy to setup and very portable. The only thing that may be a problem is moving the breakaway switch if used.
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I like the Roadmaster Brakemaster System,

John, a couple of questions, and I don't mean to hi-jack the post
How was the install ? Are you using the Brake -Away option ?
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I use the RVI system. It's small, easy to setup and very portable. The only thing that may be a problem is moving the breakaway switch if used.
The breakaway box is bolted to the front bumper, correct? I could imagine on some vehicles that may require bumper removal.
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