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Old 12-23-2018, 05:02 PM   #43
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I did not think it would fit our Jeep either. But, there is more space below the hood than it appears. I found a happy place for it on the driver's side just forward of the brake reservoir. One side is bolted to the body, the other side secured with quick ties. Good position as the wires from the firewall come to there.
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Old 12-23-2018, 05:45 PM   #44
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I have the Invisisibrake in toad and it works great.
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Old 12-23-2018, 05:53 PM   #45
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I use a brake buddy in my 2017 wrangler and in works great. I've towed all over the country and never had an issue of any kind. I've had it hooked up for 6 full days and it didn't wear the battery down. I like it because it's easy in and out and it doesn't come on when my engine brake comes on. I set the unit at 50 psi and 4 for sensitivity.
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Old 12-23-2018, 05:55 PM   #46
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Yes, M&G.
My only suggestion...drive to Texas and let them install it! Had it 4 years now, and even Honda dealer wanted to know who did the “clean, and factory-look” install”.
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Old 12-23-2018, 06:35 PM   #47
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I have AF1 in a Mini Cooper. Plenty of room and works great. Highly recommend!
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Old 12-23-2018, 06:38 PM   #48
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We just purchased out RV in June and have never owned or used one before. I had to start new with everything to tow my F-150. I bought the RVi3 Brake. Only thing I had to install was the breakaway switch with one bolt through an existing hole. The only thing I have to do is set it on the floor, lift up an arm to slip over the brake peddle and plug a cord into the cigarette lighter socket. The wireless command tablet just sits in a bean bag mount on the coach dash. I can't say enough great things about their customer service. Now I have something I can easily take from vehicle to vehicle .... or even rent it out LOL.
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Old 12-23-2018, 10:43 PM   #49
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ColCruiser. I have a 2018 JL Rubicon and started the AF1 install last week. The control module is easily Velcroed on top of the passenger side fuse box and stays secure. The 1/4” air line can be run into the JL at the wiring grommet on the same side and under the dash to the driver side.

The 4 mounting blots used at the brake pedal appear to be to short so I have to run out to Ace and get some longer.

The install is time consuming but not bad. I ran my lines but need to do the final connections. Attachment 228688

I also had the dealer look for the best place for the brake vacuum line and they suggested not cutting into the factory lines. Pull this hose and connect here. Driver side near front of engine. . Attachment 228689
Dealer installed my AF-1 in the same place, but actually screwed it to the box lid and put in relief loop to make getting to the fuses easier.
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Old 12-24-2018, 12:04 AM   #50
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I opted for the Air Force 1 in my 2018 Wrangler JL Unlimited. Unit was mounted vertically on the left side. Problem free and works great. I had to have both the Jeep and Newmar sides installed as the New Aire is only equipped with the hitch.
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I had an AF1 installed on my 2014 Jeep Wrangler. Technician mounted it on top of the Jeep brake booster using two brackets he made then used the top studs that mount the booster to mount the brackets. Then he tied (zip ties) the unit to the brackets. Wish I had pictures but I removed it cause I sold the Jeep. I still have the main unit, the brake pedal actuator unit and the break away switch. The system worked flawlessly for three years that I used it. Just hook up the air line and go. ( all is for sale if you want to save some $ ) Demco (AF1) has excellent product support and you can get full instructions from them for free.


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Old 12-25-2018, 11:40 AM   #52
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We finally decided on ordering new 19 Mountain Aire 4018 with Spartan K3 chassis.
I realize K3 comes standard with Air Force One installed on coach. However installing
second AF1 module on 18 Jeep Wrangler JL will be problematic due to under the hood space limitations.

Q) Im sure some Newmar folks have encountered this issue so wondering how you handled the toad breaking system?

Trailer hitch folks are recommending RVibrake3 system. Probably cost about same to
install second AF1 module to Jeep.

Any comments would be welcome.
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I installed the RoadMaster air brake with break away on my 2012 Chev Traverse. Works great!!
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Old 01-28-2019, 02:16 PM   #54
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I have AF1 in a Mini Cooper. Plenty of room and works great. Highly recommend!
Where did you mount the control box? I can’t find a spot on my 2005 Mini Cooper S
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Where did you mount the control box? I can’t find a spot on my 2005 Mini Cooper S
Don't know if the Countryman is different under the hood, but here's a picture.
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Old 01-30-2019, 07:52 PM   #56
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Yes the 3.6L V6 takes up a lot of space under the hood but youre right, i should at least run it by an experienced installer.
I have the air force one installed on my Jeep JL Rubicon. Located over front right wheel well.
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