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Old 08-05-2018, 12:39 PM   #57
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I made my own from a 1.5” air cylinder, 12” of 1/2” conduit, a bungy strap, and some small nylon rope...$25. The airline and fitting cost almost as much.

I am a do it yourselfer that is preparing to put a air cylinder on my Toad 2016 Wrangler. We have an 04 Monaco. Will this hook up directly to the coach without any valves?
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Old 08-06-2018, 09:01 AM   #58
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M&G and after install is only one connection to tow. Connect air line connection! How can it get any easier.
Same here. No hardware/parts on the interior. The idea of clamps or cables around my brake pedal did not appeal to me.
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Same here. No hardware/parts on the interior. The idea of clamps or cables around my brake pedal did not appeal to me.
Also same here the Ram is the second vehicle i have installed the M&G on, The only thing that stoped me from trying it sooner was the installation and once i decided to try to the M&G i saw how easy it is Install.
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Air brakes for Toad

I purchased the Brake Master 9160 and for the price of under $700.00 and I installed it was will worth it. They supply all the parts for the Toad and coach for the air lines. The only thing I had to get was another inline fuse 10amp and BM brake switch for my application.
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Good system i used it for yrs before i went to the M&G system & it is about the same price, i dont know if you thought about this but with any system that mashes the brake pedal will cover up a turn signal if you use the tail light for toad lights, there are a number of ways to solve this problem.
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I will be using the cheapest and simplest method, magnetic tail lights. $16.00 at Harbor Fright, plugs into the coach and easy to remove.
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I will be using the cheapest and simplest method, magnetic tail lights. $16.00 at Harbor Fright, plugs into the coach and easy to remove.
Be careful about the magnetic lights from Harbor Freight or any other place. The long wire going from tail lights to coach can whip around as you are driving down the road scratching the toad's paint and or windows.
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I am a do it yourselfer that is preparing to put a air cylinder on my Toad 2016 Wrangler. We have an 04 Monaco. Will this hook up directly to the coach without any valves?
Yes, as long as you put the female quick connect on the 3/16” airline from the MH’s brakes...seals off the air flow when disconnected. The male end goes on the front of the Jeep. That small a line, even if broken will not leak enough air to prevent you from stopping before the pressure gets down (60 lbs) to where the parking brake comes on automatically.
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Yes, as long as you put the female quick connect on the 3/16” airline from the MH’s brakes...seals off the air flow when disconnected. The male end goes on the front of the Jeep. That small a line, even if broken will not leak enough air to prevent you from stopping before the pressure gets down (60 lbs) to where the parking brake comes on automatically.


Where do you tap into the coach air. Pictures always help
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Where do you tap into the coach air. Pictures always help
You didn't say what your coach is, but this is how I tapped into my Power Glide chassis air brakes. The braided line coming out of the photo is the original brake line with a L connection to the brake system. I just removed it and added a brass T and a 1/2" NPT to 1/4" compression fitting in the end. The 1/4" plastic line is enclosed in wire loom to protect it.
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You didn't say what your coach is, but this is how I tapped into my Power Glide chassis air brakes. The braided line coming out of the photo is the original brake line with a L connection to the brake system. I just removed it and added a brass T and a 1/2" NPT to 1/4" compression fitting in the end. The 1/4" plastic line is enclosed in wire loom to protect it.
Boy oh boy your coach sure looks clean under there!

Each manufacturer of toad brakes that tap into the coach air system will give you detailed instructions on where and how to make the actual tap.
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And on a Roadmaster Chassis, easy way to check is air up the coach loosen the air line in the rear ( picture) get someone to mash the coach foot brake if air comes out then that is where you hook up.
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And on a Roadmaster Chassis, easy way to check is air up the coach loosen the air line in the rear ( picture) get someone to mash the coach foot brake if air comes out then that is where you hook up.


I’ve got an 88 beaver marquis. So what you are saying is I need to tap into the line going from dist. Valve to brake can
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I'm on my 2nd M&G system, but then they are just right down the road...
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