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Old 12-12-2005, 12:42 PM   #1
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Can I use my Ford F150's brakes alone to roll with my Airstream, or do I need an electric brake control installed in the F150, to control the airstream brakes?
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Old 12-12-2005, 12:45 PM   #2
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Can you? Sure? Should you? No way.

Get a controller. The few dollars it will cost you will be small to the possible lawsuit you'd have to endure and eventually pay if you got into a wreck and it was your fault....let alone personal injury or death that could happen from not having the proper gear installed and running. There is a reason brakes are built into RVs and towables over a certain weight....I may even be so bold to say that some states require by law that you have working brakes on your RV over a certain weight.

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Old 12-12-2005, 01:00 PM   #3
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I thank you, and have intention of having that electric activator installed inthe F150...
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