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Old 06-01-2020, 10:14 AM   #1
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Anyone install an RVi brake system?

How difficult? Any advice or tips? TIA. JR
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Old 06-01-2020, 10:22 AM   #2
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Never heard of an IRV2 brake system....
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Old 06-01-2020, 10:27 AM   #3
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Are you talking about he RVi brake system? If so, I use it (the RVibrake3)...works great, and having the remote touchscreen to configure, test and monitor is something I like a lot.
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Old 06-01-2020, 11:39 AM   #4
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We use the rvibrake3, fairly simple after the initial install. Lay it in the floorboard, make connection at the brake pedal, connect the break away wiring, connect the power supply, follow the audio prompts for test/setup and you're done.
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Old 06-01-2020, 11:49 AM   #5
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Been using the RViBrake2 for 6 years now... first on a Chevy Sonic and now on a Ford Explorer AWD. NO problems.
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Old 06-01-2020, 12:06 PM   #6
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Check out SMI Stay in Play Duo sold by Demco and
available at Camping World. A little more to install,
but once done, simply flip a switch and off you go.
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Old 06-01-2020, 06:12 PM   #7
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Using an RVi3 brake system on a 2016 Wrangler. Easy set up. 6 trips so far, works great. I like the ability to manually activate brakes on the tow vehicle by using the tablet.
We will be switching tow vehicles soon to a Jeep Gladiator. So swapping a portable system is easy.
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Old 06-01-2020, 06:21 PM   #8
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RVi2 Brakes:
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Easy to install/set up. Easy to swap vehicles. Need hot 12v connection for power. Consider Toad battery charger. One wire (breakaway) to run thru firewall.
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Old 06-01-2020, 06:46 PM   #9
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I have the RVI3 braking system as well. Works well.
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Old 06-02-2020, 09:59 AM   #10
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I just recently purchased one and installed it... One successful trip later, I couldn't be happier with the purchase.
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Old 06-02-2020, 02:23 PM   #11
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I had a Brake Buddy previously but sold it with previous Toad as a complete package.
Decided to try RVi3 system and installed in on a 2014 Honda CRV. Really like it. Have had an issue w the tablet but RVi replaced it promptly and you can still run the system without the tablet.
Install is simple... invaded a Toad charge line w inline breaker when I did the install. It saves having to pull fuse which was a bit of a pain.
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I've had one for a few years and like it a lot. The initial install took about an hour and installing the brake before taking off takes literally about a two minutes. I've lost the link to the remote a couple of times, but the brake still works even if you don't see it in the tablet. I'm not sure why it does that, but bringing the remote up to the front near the tablet usually solves the issue.
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