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Old 03-19-2003, 04:33 PM   #1
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Tekonsha Prodigy vs. Voyager

I have been reading a lot on the Prodigy and everyone loves this unit. I have read a lot about the Voyager (in retrospect) and I have the same brake delays and brake harshness that others seem to have.

The question is, would the Prodigy just go right into place where the Voyager is now? I have never installed one before, so I am not sure if there would be any extra wiring, etc to change between the two.

Anyone know if I already have the Voyager if the Prodigy is pretty much a plug an play?

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Old 03-19-2003, 04:49 PM   #2
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Plug and play

Yes, you hook the same colored wires to the same places. It took me all of 15 minutes to change over.

I love the Prodegy; this is teh second trailer I have towed with it.
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Old 03-19-2003, 04:57 PM   #3
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Thanks John!

Anyone know if $119.00 is a good price? I think it is, but has anyone found it for less?

https://www.rvpartsoutlet.com/newsto...A23387E726155F

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Old 03-19-2003, 06:19 PM   #4
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Price

I think that is a good current price. CW members on sale is about $125 now.

I was lucky and ordered pre-production at under $100 from Southwest Wheel. You might check their current price.
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Old 03-19-2003, 07:24 PM   #5
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Bummer, they are also at about $125 too. Looks like rvpartsoutlet is where I'm off to.

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Old 03-20-2003, 08:20 AM   #7
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Old 04-07-2003, 11:27 AM   #8
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The Tekonsha Prodigy is available on Ebay for a "Buy it Now" prive of $108.00. This is apparently from a distributor because there are always at least a few auctions going at the same time.
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Talking Prodigy - BUY IT, Use It, Love It!!

Dick ("rlavantu" on Ebay) also has the vehicle specific harnesses if you're interested, just send him a note. When I purchased my Prodigy in February the GM harness was an extra $8, (no extra shipping) and well worth it. I got the Prodigy, harness, as well as GREAT service & communication for $121 shipped to my door.

Keep in mind I'm as newbie as they get. I've never towed Anything with electric brakes in my life, but we just brought our 31' Sovereign home ~120 miles yesterday with no problems!! (Needless to say we're very excited to Finally have her home!!)

I was nervous starting out, but the Prodigy, EAZ-Lift 750lb distributing hitch, and sway control all worked perfectly! I hardly noticed the trailer was there - except on the uphill stretches! But I'm rambling...

To address this thread, I think this is absolutely the best $120 you'll ever spend for towing! What a boost to my peace of mind, when everything worked exacty as advertised. If the Voyager were $70 and the Prodigy $500, then I think there would be some serious debate over the features/benefits of each. But for $120 to your door, the Prodigy really is a no-brainer!

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Old 04-07-2003, 09:08 PM   #10
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Well, I have yet to test the Prodigy, but thanks to Mark, I will be very soon.

I am now on record as a Voyager convert in training......

Jason, how do you really feel about it??
Congrats on your new machine! I too expect a big difference between the Voyager and the Prodigy.

I'll be on a short trip soon and share my feedback.

Thanks again Mark.

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IS ANYONE OUT THERE FAMILIAR WITH A TEKONSHA MARK TWELVE BRAKE CONTROLLER? IF SO WHAT IS YOUR OPINION OF IT?

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Old 04-14-2003, 07:38 AM   #12
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Well, I've had the Prodigy in for a few weeks now, but just took the rig out on a test trip around town.

The Prodigy is a night and day difference compared to the Voyager. The Prodigy is so smooth and works so well, I can't believe that Tekonsha even sells anything else.

I'm taking Bambi out on her maiden voyage (actucally was suppose to leave yesterday, but found issues with my front ball bearings on the Caprice) tomorrow, so I'll be offline for a bit. I should have it all fixed by this afternoon and then..............

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