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Seneca, IL 61360
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Below is a list of "Technical Tidbits" and useful information about trailers, towing
(and other important life's issues)

Electrical
Everything you ever wanted to know about 7 way trailer plugs, but did not know where to ask

Wire hookups for our trailers (printable)

Installing Electric Brakes on Your Trailer





   Electric trailer Brake Controllers

READ ABOUT THE ELECTRIC TRAILER BRAKES? HOW DO THEY WORK, AND WHY? READ THIS FIRST!  Brake Controller installation and Operation

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Click here to Buy Electric Trailer Brake Controllers

New Instructions for the NEW P2 Prodigy Brake Controller!





Below are pictures of brake controller installations I have done in the past:

FORD Brake Controller installation instructions:
2008 to 2010 Ford Super Duty Truck
2012 Late Model Ford SUPERDUTY Trucks
Full Size Ford trucks, 94 and up (05 and new SD are a little different,)
Ford Explorer, 2002
2005 Ford Mercury Mountianeer
Ford Escape, 2006
Ford RANGER pick up Truck, 1996
Ford Ranger Pick up Truck, 2003
Ford Full Size 2009 E 350 Van


DODGE Brake Controller installation instructions:
1996 to 2009 Dodge trucks (with tow package)
2010 to 2012 Dodge Trucks (with tow package)
2002 Dodge WITH OUT TOW PACKAGE!
2004 Dodge Durango Plug under Dash
2005 Dodge Durango- NO Tow Package Plug under dash
Dodge Ram VAN, 1994 - 2500 3/4 ton
2007 Dodge Caravan, Chrysler Town and Country



JEEP Brake Controller installation instructions:
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, 2007
Jeep Commander, 2007
Jeep "WJ" 1999-2000 Grand Cherokee Brake controller information
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2004
Jeep "WK" 2005 and newer Grand Cherokee towing info
Jeep Liberty, 2008
2011 Jeep Grand Wagoneer
2013 Jeep Wrangler

Installation instructions from Tekonsha for the 3020 harness (1995 to 2009 Dodge)



GMC and CHEVY Brake Controller installation instructions:
1992 Chevy 1500 WT
1993 GMC Chevy (older style) Pick up Truck
1999 and Newer Chevy GMC trucks
1999 Chevy GMC Trucks
1998 Chevy GMC Truck
2007 and newer GM/Chevy Truck (New Body Styles)
2007 & newer GMC Denali - Chevy Tahoe

2000 Chevy Trail Blazer, Olds Bravada
2003 Chevy Trailer Blazer, GMC Envoy
2006 GMC Canyon/Chevy Colorado

1999 Chevy Express cargo Van
2003 Chevy Express Cargo Conversion Van
2006 Chevy Express Cargo Van


OTHER MAKES:
Nissan Titan Pick up
Nissan Armada-Infinity QX56
Nissan Frontier Pickup truck
Toyota truck
2009 Kia Sedona Mini Van
2002 Toyota Tundra Pick up WITHOUT tow package
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pick Up Truck
2005 Toyota Sequoia SUV
Honda Ridgeline Pickup truck
2006 SUBARU Forester
2009 Kia Sedona Mini Van




OEM Factory wire colors chart




TRAILER HARDWARE

Installing 1200#  D-rings in your trailer
Installing the 5000# 4 bolt recessed D rings

      (Click here to buy D Rings, Straps and Cargo Control)


Installing the "New" Recessed Motorcycle wheel chocks
Installing the Pingle Style Tube frame Wheel Chocks
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Explaining Trailer hitch "Class Ratings"
Jack Repair!  10,000# Drop leg jack from Bull dog.
How to measure wheel bolt patterns




How to figure what size axle you have

Trailer Wheel Styles



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