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Old 05-12-2015, 07:43 AM   #11
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Love the integrated gm brake controller.
I see no reason to upgrade as I don't believe it would be any better.

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Old 05-12-2015, 07:53 AM   #12
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Brakeman the main force that changes the amount of voltage going to the trailer is how hard you press on the brake pedal. If I am at a stop and I press harder on the brakes the voltage goes up. Are there more sensor involved of coarse, but unlike a prodigy, it is not the inertia sensor that controls the main braking force.
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Old 05-12-2015, 07:55 AM   #13
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Brakeman the main force that changes the amount of voltage going to the trailer is how hard you press on the brake pedal. If I am at a stop and I press harder on the brakes the voltage goes up. Are there more sensor involved of coarse, but unlike a prodigy, it is not the inertia sensor that controls the main braking force.
Mine as well.

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Old 05-12-2015, 08:03 AM   #14
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I have the Integrated Ford brake controller. Towed with a P2 on my older truck, not as smooth. For the record when applying heavy braking if definitely increase the trailer brake as well, I don't find myself reaching for the emergency lever as much. Noe Bob lets talk trucks.. A Ford controller and a Ford truck are the way to go! After the government bailed out GM and the reorganized they closed so many dealers it's hard to find decent Mastertech's. In my area they closed 6 dealers. Rolled GMC and Chevy into 2 dealers. This factored into my Ford purchase, like the Sierra 3500 though...
I get that some people do not like GM because of the bailout but fail to see how that is relevant to the question. Chrysler has been bailed out twice and we don't see that much bashing of them. Maybe it is because you can make Government Motors out of GM but can't make anything catchy from Chrysler.

My 2008 has the integrated brake control. I have only used one other and that was a Tekonsha. The dealer installed it nearly vertical which caused issues. I believe it was a pendulum type sensor and in that configuration it worked poorly. I moved it and it work better but not near a good and the IBC.
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Old 05-12-2015, 08:10 AM   #15
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love the internal BC< it works great i,m glad they started putting these in the trucks
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Old 05-12-2015, 08:49 AM   #16
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but don't the IBC's also work with a truck's anti-sway feature?
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Old 05-12-2015, 08:51 AM   #17
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I get that some people do not like GM because of the bailout but fail to see how that is relevant to the question. Chrysler has been bailed out twice and we don't see that much bashing of them. Maybe it is because you can make Government Motors out of GM but can't make anything catchy from Chrysler.
I'm an equal opportunity basher- I don't like Chrysler (or Ram) for that reason either!
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They all borrowed money, Ford, Toyota, even Harley-Davidson and the large OTR truck manufactuers.....

https://www.emptywheel.net/2011/08/2...rley-davidson/
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Thanks Will be picking it up in an hour. Looking forward to not having to peddle on hills.
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They all borrowed money, Ford, Toyota, even Harley-Davidson and the large OTR truck manufactuers.....

https://www.emptywheel.net/2011/08/2...rley-davidson/
Ford got a line of credit from the federal government. NOT the same as a bailout.

Auto Industry Bailout (GM, Ford, Chrysler)
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