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Old 04-22-2016, 06:17 PM   #11
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I've got a 2014 f250 towing 12k. Run at 7 on my gain. There is a way to go thru and change the ibc settings from low to high or low med high. Done thru in dash menu setups. Forgot exactly how.

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Old 04-22-2016, 09:54 PM   #12
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IBC set @ 7 with 21,000 LBS combined tandem axle 5er. The only time I had to turn it up to 9 was because of a failed grease seal on one of the wheels. If the brakes are adjusted and not contaminated with grease then 7 is plenty.

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Old 04-23-2016, 07:58 AM   #13
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I have mine set at 7.5 at about 13k. Haven't had any concerns with braking.
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Old 04-23-2016, 09:16 AM   #14
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Ford TV owners - whats your brake gain? (stock controller)

F150, probably 8500-9000 6.5 or 7.0 usually. I do a stop test when leaving my property so It will be the same test every time I leave and weight variances change my gain.

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Old 04-23-2016, 12:21 PM   #15
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7.0 on dry pavement and I back it up to 6.0 when it's wet.
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Old 04-23-2016, 01:05 PM   #16
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2016 F250 with 6.7 towing 11,500 5er. Medium effort set at 7.5
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Old 04-23-2016, 01:50 PM   #17
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Wfd Controller Gain

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Old 04-23-2016, 02:05 PM   #18
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I had a 2010 Ford SCREW towing 5.5k. Used 7.5 gain with that. My new 2015 F150 SCrew I set it to 9 and still did not have the stopping power I had with the 2010. Might be something wrong with the IBC, it decided to lock up the trailer brakes constantly. Had to pull fuse in truck to drive the remainder 750 miles home
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Old 04-23-2016, 02:31 PM   #19
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2014 1/2 ton pulling an evo trailer dry weight is 4500 max trailer cap is 9700. I set my brakes at 7
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Old 04-23-2016, 03:36 PM   #20
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wow am I the outlyer. 2011 Powerstroke on my 11k 5r I run 4-5. Never higher.

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