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Old 04-26-2019, 09:58 AM   #41
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Go with the Brake controller ... I have towed 25 years and if the trailer you buy has brakes then they should be used ... there will be a moment when you will be glad they were there ... Best of Luck
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Old 04-26-2019, 10:01 AM   #42
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Would you wait for the OEM brake controller, towing without a controller? Or install an aftermarket?
In my previous set up I had a RF brake controller and worked great!

No need to mess with the TV wiring.
https://www.etrailer.com/Brake-Contr...rake%20Control
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Old 04-30-2019, 08:00 AM   #43
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In my previous set up I had a RF brake controller and worked great!

No need to mess with the TV wiring.
https://www.etrailer.com/Brake-Contr...rake%20Control
Now that is something that I would like to check out and maybe even give it a try.
Did you ever have any connection issues between the handheld and the trailer mounted receiver?
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Old 05-02-2019, 10:21 PM   #44
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My only problem right now is that I have no brake controller. Dealer says new one is on back order, and wonít be in until June. We are going away with our Rockwood 1910ESP, weighing in at 2,180. Would you wait for the OEM brake controller, towing without a controller? Or install an aftermarket?
I went with dealer installed brake controller integrated into dash. Looks great, works awesome and ties in with onboard computer to determine mileage towed. This on our 2016 ecodiesel when purchased.
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Old 05-03-2019, 10:22 AM   #45
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Beautiful truck! Rams are the best imho! I upgraded to a 2500 CTD and was surprised how much it rides and feels like the 1500. Love that blue!!
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Old 05-05-2019, 10:24 PM   #46
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Here she is, hitched with our pop up.
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Old 05-07-2019, 05:59 AM   #47
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I want the integrated brake controller for the cleaner look. But I may just go with the aftermarket to be safe.

We did that also with our Ram. We paid the extra money for a Ram brake controller. It installed in the spot where it is supposed to be. Just a cleaner, better look to us.
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Old 05-07-2019, 07:12 AM   #48
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Here she is, hitched with our pop up.
Does that trailer even have brakes ? if so....WHY ??? Both our old popup's were twice that size and neither had brakes. NICE looking setup...by the way !!
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I love the Tekonsha P3 but the Ford integrated controller beats it hands down.
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Old 05-07-2019, 08:09 AM   #50
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Does that trailer even have brakes ? if so....WHY ??? Both our old popup's were twice that size and neither had brakes. NICE looking setup...by the way !!


Yes it has brakes. Why? I donít know. Manufacturer says it weighs 2180#. Thanks. We bought the pop up because we have a dog, and we want to take him with us. The truck came as my wifeís lease was running out.
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