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Old 04-06-2017, 12:36 AM   #15
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I use a RVI2 brake system. I have not had any problems. I had a brakebuddy classic before and the RVI2 is a much better system. The RVI2 is much easier to install being lighter and physically smaller. I don't use the tire monitor feature, because I monitor all the coach/toad tires user a Tire-safeguard system.
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Ken, do you notice any perceptible lag in the toad brakes since it has the inertia activation?
No! Everything seams great with no perceived lag and no problems.
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Park super, I read up on both the RVi and SMI systems. The SMI has too much alteration involved for me in a brand spanking new toad that I'm picking up this Friday. I agree with you that the SMI has many positive points associated with it. I just can't get myself to alter the hoses, etc that is required. I like the RVi system very much. It has a reaction time of .5 secs so there won't be any lag to speak of. I like the monitor and other features.

Are there any other RVi users out there than can share their experiences? Thanks all.
I had the same issue as our car is brand new, not yet 3000 miles. I was concerned myself with the vacuum lines etc. and had your same reluctance. As it turns out most of the wiring is between the smi units. Anyway the base plate you will be installing is much more alteration then the smi unit. I installed it all at once along with a diode set up for brake lights and a fuse master switch. It took me some time to feel comfortable with cutting up the front of my new car to install the base plate, the smi was no problem for me to come to grips with after that. Good Luck!
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