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Old 04-03-2012, 08:45 PM   #1
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Invisibrake?

Has anyone used this:

Roadmaster Inc. - Tow Bars, Braking Systems & RV Accessories

According the website, all you do is plug into the existing wiring harness on the toad and you've got brakes on the toad when you activate the brakes on the MH.

It seems WAAY to easy but if it works, it would eliminate a lot of a hassle.
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Old 04-03-2012, 08:53 PM   #2
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If it sounds too good to be true; it is normally a rip off.

In this case however, you misunderstood (or were mislead by) some marketing statements. There is a lot of hardware to be hooked up in the car for this to work in addition to the "electrical plug".

You only need to connect the electrical plug when you are ready to tow.
Lots of other work needed to get it ready.

http://www.roadmasterinc.com/pdf/85-4737-07.pdf

http://www.roadmasterinc.com/pdf/85-4649-14.pdf

http://www.roadmasterinc.com/pdf/25-4756-00.pdf
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Old 04-03-2012, 09:00 PM   #3
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ahhhh! I knew there had to be a catch. Looks pretty complicated so I guess we'll stick with what we have.

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Old 04-03-2012, 09:51 PM   #4
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Actually Karen it looks pretty cool. Might be worth the trouble to install it if you are not happy with what you have.
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:57 PM   #5
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If I'm not too late...

I've got the Invisibrake in our 97 Jeep Wrangler and LOVE it! It is one of the easiest supplemental brakes to hook up AFTER initial install. After install, there is nothing to do except hook up the tow bar, safety chains, and electric connection to the towing vehicle. You still have to make sure the steering lock is released if applicable, as well as having the transmission/transfer case in proper towing configuration.

For a do-it-yourselfer, this is a PIA project in my opinion. It took me a couple days (I'm slow I admit), and I left some blood along the way. Once completed, I think it was worth the pain and effort.
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