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Old 06-22-2021, 04:37 PM   #1
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Tow Bars ?

Is anyone using the Ready_Brute_Elite_II. with the integrated breaking system



https://www.readybrake.com/store/p28..._Elite_II.html


Appreciate any feedback on Tow Bars I have a Tiffin Wayfarer 2021 so anything specific to the Wayfarer will be especially helpful.


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Not exactly first hand experience with this, but sort of.
We've been using the Ready Brake system for a few years
and we really like it.

My brother tows a Jeep with his motorhome and he uses the Ready Brute.
Has had no problems and likes the simplicity of it.

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Me. I love it, 3 years now. Nothing to do inside the jeep (after initial installation) just hook it up and go. I have also used it to tow the Jeep with my Expedition. I check the cable about once every few months by having someone observe the brake lights on the Jeep on a short tow. It also has a switch with leads to remote mount a pilot light to tell you when the lever is actuating but I never hooked it up.

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We've been using the ReadyBrute Elite towbars with ReadyBrake since 2012 and have been very happy with them. We had a locking pin shear off one time and I sent the arm back to NSA and they rebuilt it at no cost!

If I were buying today I would get the Hercules series which is rated at 12,000 lbs. You never know what you may want to tow in the future!
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We have the current version of the Ready Brute Elite and love it. Easy to install, easy to hook up, easy to drop. Haven't had a lick of trouble with it. One of the few things on our setup that just does what it's supposed to with very little care and feeding from me. No complaints.
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Old 06-28-2021, 05:48 PM   #6
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Yes. I bought the ReadyBrute Elite II in 2016 and have towed my Jeep Wrangle JKU Rubicon about 15,000+ miles so far. They custom made the connectors to match the Jeep's off-road bumper. Also bought the drop hitch (turned upside down) to match the tow height of the Jeep.
I check that it is initiating the Jeep brakes before every trip by having my wife observe the brake lights coming on.
Had to replace the brake actuation cable once. I could tell the Jeep brakes were not activating right away. Made a road repair until we could get a new factory cable.
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If I had to do it over again, it's what I would get! It eliminates having to hook up a portable brake controller in the vehicle. Depending on how our traveling goes over the next year, I may consider making the investment.
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Here’s another vote for the RBEII. We recently installed on our F-150 and have about a 1000 miles of trouble free towing. It works great, is simple to install and cost effective. Good luck with your decision.
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The Elite has worked for us also towing our pickup.
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Old 06-29-2021, 01:02 PM   #10
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I have a Brut Ready Brake II, Tow Bar with ready brake built in.
It has only been used one time so it's like new. I paid $2000.00 for the "Kit" that includes most everything you need. I WILL SELL IT FOR $750.00 + FREIGHT. I LIVE NEAR PHOENIX, AZ.
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