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Old 10-29-2015, 12:15 PM   #1
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Installing brake controller for trailer elec brakes ?

So, I have a question about installing a brake controller into my 2006 Meridan, (which has the 7 pin socket ) so that I can tow the jeep on a trailer instead of 4 down.
On most trucks of that vintage there is a socket somewhere under the dash, that you can plug a brake controller into, without having to splice any wiring. Does anybody know if these coaches have such a socket, and where it is located ?
I didn't know if this should be posted in the towing forum or not, but figured as it was vehicle specific, it would be ok here...
Thanks in advance !
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Old 10-29-2015, 03:18 PM   #2
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Our 04 Sightseer had a 6-pin round plug in back and was not factory wired for a controller. It was a Workhorse chassis with Chevy engine.
Our current 2012 Vista-Ford V10 was prewired. The Winnebago factory was helpful when I emailed in sending info on location.
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Old 10-29-2015, 03:44 PM   #3
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My 04 Horizon did.
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Old 10-29-2015, 04:13 PM   #4
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Many thanks RGV Texan, that's exactly what I need !
Where did you get the matching controller connector from ?
I may be able to thank you personally, as I have a house on South Padre Island, and will be there this winter. Where do you stay....Long Island Village ?
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Old 10-29-2015, 04:21 PM   #5
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I did not use a mating connector, cut the wires.
you can get a con from these guys (see attachment)


I am at the West end of the valley (Mission)
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Old 10-29-2015, 04:28 PM   #6
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Thanks again!
I see you have MGB's....I have a 79 with a V6 camaro motor. We have a few things in common!
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Old 10-29-2015, 04:36 PM   #7
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Is the MG in the Valley? I run around with the STBCC (South TX British Car Club) A great group of guys and gals. My 75 is in WA and the 74 is in the RGB. We get down to the island for lunch every once in a while. One of our members Sam lives in Brownsville and go to the Dairy Queen on SP. quite often.
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Old 10-29-2015, 05:08 PM   #8
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No, the MG is in storage in Houston, as it is not yet completed. I have a 95 XJS convertible that I will be bringing down there tho, and would love to get with you guys sometime. I should have it down there by Xmas, so keep me in mind if you have a GTG
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Old 10-29-2015, 05:38 PM   #9
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Will Do!
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Old 10-29-2015, 08:20 PM   #10
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'79 MGB??? I Had a '69 and I thought the last year for MGBs was 1973. Or did I lose a decade somewhere along the way. When did they start the plastic front end? I didn't have that.
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Old 10-30-2015, 06:19 AM   #11
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74 was the last year for the chrome bumper.
80 was the last year for the rubber bumper.
Mine is a 79 with a chrome bumper conversion and 3.4 litre Camaro v6
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