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Old 08-20-2013, 02:09 PM   #1
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2013 Bounder 35K Brake line fitting issue

Hi All,

I recently purchased a new 13 Bounder 35K and had it at Camping World to install a Roadmaster tow system with tow brakes for my Jeep.

After 4 days, they determined that the brake fittings have changed for this year (some metric size I assume) and the only way they can adapt my NEW roadmaster system to the Ford Chassis is to change one complete brake line to a standard size line.

I dont see how this will work since wouldn't the master cylinder have a metric female thread as well. I would think someone makes a Metric/Standard adaptor fitting?

Any thoughts or help would be greatly appreciated from all your wealth of knowledge.
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Old 08-20-2013, 02:58 PM   #2
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You could make your own adapter/conversion using brake line, a flare tool and fittings. You would need to look carefully at what you are trying to accomplish and come up with the solution. Many auto parts stores can loan the tools you need. I have redone entire brake systems on a few of my cars, with my old FJ40 being the most complex because I was mixing 9mm and 10mm fittings to accommodate a new front disc brake setup. Point is, anything CAN be done...

Perhaps the better solution is to call Roadmaster and get their recommendation tho!
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:52 PM   #3
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Ford has long made all of its chassis with metric, that said the ford chassis dominates the gas market, mostly because it has little competition, and I find it hard to believe that a company like roadmaster doesn't supply a bolt on application. My approach would be to call roadmaster tech support and ask them to conference call with camping world to resolve the issue without removing brake lines to fix this issue. I would be on the line with them to moderate the conversation, I agree with previous post that anything can be fabricated but are they fabricating the parts just to use a application that may not be correct for your rv?
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Old 08-21-2013, 05:24 AM   #4
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I'm curious as to what brake system you're using the requires entry into the hydraulic brake lines on the MH.

As a plug for Roadmaster, they're usually on top of things. I recently installed an Invisabrake system in a 2013 Fiat. In that vehicle, the brake lights don't come on unless the ignition is on but Roadmaster has an add-on switch & bracket you install.
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Old 08-21-2013, 06:56 AM   #5
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Thanks for the advise guys,

I will call Roadmaster today and see what they have to say about it.
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