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Old 11-28-2015, 12:19 PM   #1
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Brake cable hookup

Where is the best place to attach the trailer brake cable to the TV? I'm not sure this is right Click image for larger version

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Old 11-28-2015, 12:43 PM   #2
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Old 11-28-2015, 12:53 PM   #3
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Brake cable hookup

I use a ring to attach it to the hitch.
Not with the chain.
If the chain comes off, so will the cable.
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Old 11-28-2015, 12:56 PM   #4
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I use a ring to attach it to the hitch.
Not with the chain.
If the chain comes off, so will the cable.

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Old 11-28-2015, 01:15 PM   #5
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I would use a good carabiner in one of the safety chain holes.
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Old 11-28-2015, 02:14 PM   #6
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Same place where you have it, TV's hitch and not chains, like the others above stated. Although I use aftermarket replacement trailer brake cable instead of the original piece. This reduces the slack of the plain wired one, mine was just too long and my fear of it getting caught on road debris and pulling the pin out. Here is a picture of it.

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Where are most putting the cable on a fifth?

I punched a small hole in the slider handle, to clip to.
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Old 11-28-2015, 02:25 PM   #8
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Where are most putting the cable on a fifth?

I punched a small hole in the slider handle, to clip to.
I put mine over the jaw release handle.
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Where are most putting the cable on a fifth?

I punched a small hole in the slider handle, to clip to.
My B&W hitch had a centered hole on the back 'rail' that I used to attach a 6" eye bolt into. I had to bend the eye bolt slightly to tilt it away from the hitch enough that I can attach the carabiner. It's a stretch sometimes to reach it, but it works real well.
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When I had a TT, I removed one of the license plate screws and replaced it with a stainless eye bolt. On the backside of the eye bolt, I put a washer and nut for strength.

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