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Old 02-03-2012, 08:12 AM   #1
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Can I tow a 4 door Jeep 4000# behind a 3120ds Motor home or is that to big a car?
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Old 02-03-2012, 09:12 AM   #2
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if you have a v10 ford and your coach is not overloaded you will be fine
expect to lose about .5 -1 mpg your wrangler weighs about 44oo lbs so you should have aux braking get a good tow bar it makes hook-up easy
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Old 02-03-2012, 09:28 AM   #3
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yes it has the v10. I'm planing on adding a cold air intake and Cat back exh to help..

What brake system do you suggest?
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Old 02-03-2012, 11:11 AM   #4
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We pull a Wrangler Rubicon with our 378TS.

We just started full timing and needed to get a braking system because of the additional safety gained plus the individual state towing laws.

Purchased the Roadmaster Invisi Brake system at Camping World for $900 plus $445 installation. It installs under the driver seat and is completely out of the way. Just plug in between the jeep and MH when hooking up, then go. Nothing extra to do like the Brake Buddy type systems.

Can tell a big difference in the "toad push" I used to feel before the getting the braking system.

Will take pictures of the install and post later today.
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Old 02-03-2012, 12:11 PM   #5
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Would love to see the pic's.. don't you have to unplug the - cable off of the batt per Jeep's instructions?
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Old 02-03-2012, 05:54 PM   #6
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pics of Invisibrake install

Here are the pictures of the Roadmaster Invisibrake installed.

Jeep manual does say to disconnect the negative cable from the battery to keep the battery from draining. Two solutions: 1) each time you stop for fuel (200-300 miles); start the jeep and recharge battery, or 2) if it does drain completely down, charge with battery charger when you reach your destination.

I have not had it drain down yet because we don't drive that far on any given day....maybe 250-300 miles at most.

1st and 2nd pics are the brake plug from rear of motorhome to the front of the Jeep. Other two pics are the other components installed under driver seat.

Hope this helps.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:09 AM   #7
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Thanks Pete.. can you adjust or activate the brakes from the Motor Home?
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Old 02-07-2012, 03:01 PM   #8
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Brake sensitivity for Jeep has to be done on box under driver seat. If I'm understanding your question correctly, the Jeep brakes are activated when you depress the MY brake pedal. Hope this helps.
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