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    That dude from Mississippi notnalc68's Avatar
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    Towing with JK--Brake Controller and 7 Pin Harness

    For those of you that tow, with your Jeep, what trailer brake controller do you use, and what 7 pin wiring harness did you install?

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    Towing with JK--Brake Controller and 7 Pin Harness

    I never used a brake controller (should have) with my pop up trailer, but I got my 7 pin harness from the dealer. As I recall, it was an easy install.
    Nice R Pod, been looking at those as well.


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    That dude from Mississippi notnalc68's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by drtnwtr View Post
    I never used a brake controller (should have) with my pop up trailer, but I got my 7 pin harness from the dealer. As I recall, it was an was an easy install.
    Nice R Pod, been looking at those as well.


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    It isn't mine, yet. My wife's grandfather has one, and we may buy it. Dry weight is a little over 2600 pounds.

    I may go the dealer route. It should be plug & play, essentially.


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    Nice.

    It's been a while, but yeah, I think it just plugged into one side of the tail lights.


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    OEM 7-pin harness and Tekonsha P3. So far has worked flawlessly. I've had a few different brake controllers and the P3 seemed easier to set up.


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    That dude from Mississippi notnalc68's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by BagEnd View Post
    OEM 7-pin harness and Tekonsha P3. So far has worked flawlessly. I've had a few different brake controllers and the P3 seemed easier to set up.


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    Thx. I've seen those and they looked interesting.


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    I have a Tekonsha and it's easy to use. My only recommendation is to try your best not to mount the 7 pin where the 4 pin normally resides. Mine didn't survive the first wheelin trip.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BagEnd View Post
    OEM 7-pin harness and Tekonsha P3. So far has worked flawlessly. I've had a few different brake controllers and the P3 seemed easier to set up.


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    This. The P3 is awesome and fits on the lower right of the steering wheel.

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    I got a molar 7 pin wiring harness from a local dealer but haven't actually purchased a brake controller yet ... is that an rpod 179 ???


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    Knows a Thing or Two zimm's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedRum View Post
    I got a molar 7 pin wiring harness from a local dealer but haven't actually purchased a brake controller yet ... is that an rpod 179 ???


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    The Mopar is way better then the Molar harness.
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