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Old 04-17-2015, 11:00 AM   #1
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Brake Controller

I want to add the new Brake Buddy Stealth to my 2015 Solera 24B.
It has both Dingy and trailer braking capability. My Sprinter chassis (2014) has the 7-pin connector at the rear, is there somewhere in the cab pre-wired to connect to the controller?
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Old 04-25-2015, 12:37 AM   #2
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I have the same plan and question for my 2015 mbs 24R Forester. Also camping world quoted me 4K for an invisibrake system including tow bar, brackets and accessories. Seems a bit high? Any advice would be appreciated.
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Old 04-25-2015, 01:14 AM   #3
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That's about what I paid to set up my jeep, including everything. I also have an auxiliary electric brake booster on jeep to keep them charged while we are towing


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Old 04-25-2015, 09:39 AM   #4
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Take a look at Ready Brute with surge brake and Blue Ox base plate. Installed myself for under $1500.00.
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Thank you Doug and Mike. I like the idea of the ready brute. It would make it easier to tow two different vehicles with minor extra expense. I also plan to tow a horse trailer. waiting to hear back from Mercedes today as to whether or not my Forester is pre-wired. Camping World told me they would not install a prodigy brake controller as they do not want to mess with the Mercedes wiring.
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Old 04-25-2015, 01:28 PM   #6
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I obtained the base plates and top of the line Roadmaster Sterling tow bar in as new condition thru camping friends and Craig's List for a little over $ 600.00. I purchased a new brake control for a little over $1000.00.
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Old 04-25-2015, 01:32 PM   #7
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After much research I decided on A Brake Buddy Stealth dual Toad and trailer brake control. The info I received was to make all connections "downstream" of the Mercedes to Solera wiring transition.
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Old 04-25-2015, 04:04 PM   #8
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Thank you John. I was originally leaning towards the stealth but Camping World steered me towards the invisibrake. Are you happy with the stealth dual brake controller. Sounds like you installed it yourself was it difficult and where is that transition? thanks again. Nick
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Old 04-25-2015, 04:05 PM   #9
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They also wanted me to install A prodigy RF for my horse trailer.
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Old 04-25-2015, 04:21 PM   #10
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I thought that Brakebuddy braking systems did not require any controller in the coach. Don't they sense the rv/toad slowing down and then apply the toad's brake pedal?
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