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Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - 2-5/16" Ball - Bolt On - 8,000 lbs

Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - 2-5/16" Ball - Bolt On - 8,000 lbs

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Surge-type actuator is zinc plated for increased corrosion resistance and comes with integrated, heavy-duty coupler. Unique roller design helps reduce resistance. For use with drum brakes. Call 800-298-8924 to order Titan brake actuator part number T4079200 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Titan products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - 2-5/16" Ball - Bolt On - 8,000 lbs. Brake Actuator reviews from real customers.
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Titan Brake Actuator - T4079200

  • Surge Brake Actuator
  • Drum Brakes
  • 2-5/16 Inch Ball Coupler
  • 8000 lbs GTW
  • Bolt-On
  • Titan
  • No Lockout
  • Straight Tongue Coupler

Surge-type actuator is zinc plated for increased corrosion resistance and comes with integrated, heavy-duty coupler. Unique roller design helps reduce resistance. For use with drum brakes.


Features:

  • Hydraulic actuator synchronizes trailer brakes with tow-vehicle brakes
  • Unique roller design reduces resistance during telescoping to create straight-line movement
  • Sturdy, durable steel construction resists bending in jackknife situations
  • Standard, heavy-duty coupler
  • Breakaway kit included
  • Zinc plating provides corrosion resistance
  • Bolt-on installation


Specs:

  • Application: hydraulic drum brakes
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Mounting: 3" wide channel tongue
  • Capacity: 8,000 lbs
  • Maximum tongue weight: 800 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty


When you apply the brakes in your tow vehicle, deceleration occurs and momentum pushes your trailer toward the rear of your vehicle. With surge brake systems, the actuator is triggered as your trailer moves forward while the tow vehicle slows. The actuator telescopes, applying force to its master cylinder, which in turn supplies the necessary hydraulic pressure to engage the trailer's brakes.

Because this model does not include a reverse lockout, it is recommended that you equip your trailer with free-backing brakes so that you can drive in reverse without triggering your trailer's brakes.



4079200 Titan Model 6 Actuator with 2-5/16" Ball Coupler - Drum Brakes - Zinc






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Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - 2-5/16" Ball - Bolt On - 8,000 lbs - T4079200

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (25 Customer Reviews)

Surge-type actuator is zinc plated for increased corrosion resistance and comes with integrated, heavy-duty coupler. Unique roller design helps reduce resistance. For use with drum brakes.

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Very good product! 856065



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great price, great service - great job 822281



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Ordered late Thursday and got the next Monday. We earlier then I expected. 809768



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Very happy with the product so far. It looks to bolt up replacing the old hitch that was on the trailer. I have not had a chance to install T4079200 but I will update after I install... 776605



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Just installed my new 8,000LB surge tongue, shipping was fast and installation was easy, great product and works just like its suppose to, would be nice if it had a reverse lock out but because of its design it was easy to make my own lock out. 720443



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Exactly what I needed. Shipping was on time and FAST!! 702874



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easy to install and works great! 700318



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Nice kit easy to install from opening the box to installed 15 minutes 700436



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Ordered my trailer hitch come in right On time bolted on my trailer worked perfect.. Always have good luck ordering from etrailer.com 656024



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The brake actuator fits perfectly on my Trail-rite boat trailer. Looks nice also. Will try it on the road next week. 629433



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The customer service was excellent! The replacement winch strap I had originally ordered was backordered for months. ETrailor quickly notified me and offered several other options. I chose one of those options and the order was filled and shipped with only a few hours delay. The complete order arrived within a few days, well protected in a heavy duty box, and as described and expected. They are perfect replacements for my old worn out parts. Thanks! 511448



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Worked great right out of the box. Easy to install and bleed. No problems so far. 442788



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hello: I am restoring an older boat trailer. I needed a new surge brake assembly. After looking around for days, I came across your website. It was the easiest site to use with great pictures and all the information needed to make my decision in one place. ordering was just as easy. Free delivery and great prices will bring me back 343911



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my third Titan Model 6......seems like a new and improved version of the older ones! Ordered it, they shipped it, all in a few days and arrived in great shape! Thanks again, Matt 342964



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Delivered on time, reasonable price, well packed. 334441



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Good service 319581



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It is a little hard to get connected. Requires driving forward and turning some to get the latch to shut. I feel confidant that it is not going to come loose while I am driving. 288255



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Very sturdy construction, latch works easily, and actuator woks very smoothly. Would definitely recommend! 227585



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Product arrived quickly and as ordered. Packaged well for shipping. 208037



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Easy to install & works great. 161169



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The brake actuator is fine but we were really pleased with the service. The person that took the order was knowledgeable and the order was processed fast and received in no time at all...we will do business with this company again.. Thanks 151885



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It took me 5 minutes to put the new coupler on the old trailer. I towed it today and all is well. Thank you... 106018



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Product worked perfect and was delivered early! Customer very happy! 101420



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Good so far 64589



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Great Product! Easy to install. 35498


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Ask the Experts about this Titan Brake Actuator

  • Does Titan Model 6 Actuator Need Reverse Lock Out Solenoid
    If you want to be able to back your trailer up without the brakes applying you will need the lock out solenoid part # T4748800 with your actuator part # T4079200. Otherwise your brakes will lock up every time your trailer gets reversed.
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  • Solution for Banging During Starts and Stops with Titan Model 6 Actuator on Trailer
    It's a bit hard to tell based on the picture but it does look like you might have an older Titan Model 6 Brake Actuator like our 8K # T4079200. If this is the case then you can use the Replacement Shock # T1242600 to resolve the issues you're having. The banging that you described is absolutely a common symptom of a bad shock component, so this should be all that you need. I have attached a short video review below that you can check out as well.
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  • Replacement Titan Brake Actuator for Titan 3241639
    We've checked the part number you gave us before and the replacement for it is the part # T4750820 which is for disc brakes. This one does come with a reverse lock out solenoid. If it has rust all over it I'd consider just replacing the entire thing and starting over with everything new. If you can get me the capacity of your axles and the bolt patterns I can help you pick out stainless steel brake components that won't rust as well.
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  • Recommended Electric Lockout or Free Backing Brake Assemblies for Surge Brake Actuator
    The Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - 2-5/16" Ball - Bolt On - 8,000 lbs # T4079200 does not have a manual lock-out. Because of this, it is recommended to use an electric lockout like # T4748800 or free backing brakes so that you can back your trailer without activating the trailer brakes. You can use the Hydraulic Brake Kit - Uni-Servo - Free Backing # AKFBBRK-35-D for 10 inch assemblies or # AKFBBRK-7 for 12 inch assemblies.
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  • How to Reset Breakaway Lever on Titan Model 6 Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator T4079200
    On a Titan model 6 actuator like # T4079200 the breakaway reset procedures is as follows: When the break-away lever is engaged, it is in the vertical position. It must be reset before the trailer is moved. First, carefully loosen the pressure line fitting to the master cylinder to relieve hydraulic pressure. Then remove the four bolts that secure the master cylinder assembly to the outer case. The flat front tab of the ā€œUā€ shaped break-away spring can then be placed in the top...
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  • Is Mounting Hole Spacing The Same On T4079200 And T4853100 Trailer Couplers
    The mounting hole pattern is different on the # T4853100 coupler versus the pattern on the # T4079200 coupler. As you can see in the attached photos the bolt pattern is closer together on the side of the # T4079200 coupler than on the # T4853100. You may wind up with some of the mounting holes in the same place but you will need to drill new holes for some if not all of the holes. I have attached a link to a helpful article that explains what is needed to add electric drum brakes...
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  • Replacement Actuator Recommendation for TDE Model LP8000 Class lV Actuator
    We have several 8k rated surge brake actuators that would do a great job replacing the Tie Down Engineering one that you have currently. For that the part # T4079200 would work well for if you have drum brakes and then the part # T4747220 is the disc brake version.
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  • Regular Trailer Coupler to Replace Titan Model 6 Actuator T4079200
    To replace your Titan actuator # T4079200 with a standard coupler that will bolt on in its place you can use Titan coupler # T4853100. It also fits a 3 inch wide tongue and has the same bolt pattern. I have included a link to a video review of this coupler for you.
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  • Is the Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator T4079200 Suitable for Boat Trailers
    Yes, the Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator part # T4079200 can be used on a boat trailer. In fact, these actuators are actually designed specifically for boat trailers which is why they have a zinc plating so you don't have to worry about about rust/corrosion that is associated with launching a trailer in water frequently. In regards to being submerged, I don't see any issue with this but you don't want the actuator submerged for an extended period of time. If you are just referring to submerging...
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  • Replacement Master Cylinder Recommendation for Titan Model 6 Drum Actuator T4079200
    What would be the easiest solution would be to just replace the master cylinder of the part # T4079200. For that you would want the master cylinder part # T1777401.
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  • Availability of Surge Brake Actuator Designed for 2-5/16 inch Hitch Ball
    We don't carry the Tiedown brand of actuators but we do have surge brake couplers that are designed for 2-5/16 inch hitch balls like the # T4079200 which is designed for drum brakes or we have the part # T4750820 which is designed for disc brakes. I also attached a link below that has all of the surge brake actuators we carry that are designed for 2-5/16 inch balls.
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  • Is 8,000 Pound Titan Brake Actuator Sufficient for Trailer with 7,900 Pound GVWR
    The Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator # T4079200 referenced in your question has a weight capacity of 8,000 pounds, so it is rated appropriately and will work well for your trailer that features a GVWR of 7,900 pounds. Also keep in mind that the GVWR refers to the most the trailer can possibly weigh when it's fully loaded. It is unlikely that you will actually load the trailer up to this limit. I have attached a short video demonstration on this actuator that you can also check out.
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  • How Long of Frame Channel is Needed to Install Titan Model 6 Actuator
    The mounting flange length of the Titan Model 6 actuators is 9-1/2 inches and the additional length the master cylinder adds to that is 6 inches so you'd want to have around 16 inches of frame channel to install a Titan Model 6 actuator like the part # T4079200 that you referenced.
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  • Coupler Lock Recommendation for Use on a Titan 2-5/16 inch Coupler part # T4079200
    For your Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - 2-5/16 inch Ball - Bolt On - 8,000 lbs, part # T4079200, I would recommend you use a Fastway Universal Trailer Coupler Lock for 1-7/8 inch, 2 inch and 2-5/16 inch Couplers, part # DT25013KA. This coupler lock will fit virtually any coupler and should deter thieves from stealing your trailer. Before you order, I would recommend you measure the width of the lip on your # T4079200. If that measurement is less than 4-1/2 inches, you will...
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  • Replacement Cap and Breakaway Lever for a Titan Model 6 Actuator
    For a replacement cap for the Titan Model 6 actuator you would want the part # T1755600. For the replacement lever you would want the part # T4594100.
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  • Hydraulic Brake Actuator and Brake Lines for Drum Brakes to Homemade Trailer
    The Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator # T4079200 can supply brakes to a triple axle trailer and Dexter Heavy Duty Suspension Kit # K71-360-00 will work as a suspension kit for 1-3/4" wide, double eye springs on triple axle trailers. Actuator # T4079200 will work so long as the GVWR of your trailer is no more than 8,000 lbs as that is what it is rated for. The brake line kit that can work for you is the Kodiak Hydraulic Brake Line Kit - Triple Axle # 24TR-BLKIT which measures 24 feet long. I...
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  • Replacement Master Cylinder Cap for Titan Model 6 Actuator
    The Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator # T4079200 is a Model 6 and the replacement cap for the master cylinder is part # T1755600.
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  • Overall Length of the Titan Model 6 actuator # T4079200
    The overall length of the Titan Model 6 actuator # T4079200 is right at 24 inches. I attached a review video for more info on the actuator as well.
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  • Are Titan Disc Brake Actuators Compatible with Demco Brakes and Brake Lines
    Yes, the Titan actuators like the # T4339720 are perfectly compatible with Demco and other brands of brake assemblies and brake lines. Thankfully all of the setups are designed for the same pressure ratings so they all easily interchange with each other.
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  • Replacement Brake Actuator for Global Direct GDC-80 Brake Actuator
    We have the perfect replacement for your Global Direct GDC-80 brake actuator. Since you mentioned "down tongue" I believe you were referring to having an actuator with drop. If you have disc brakes, the best option is the Demco Hydraulic Brake Actuator w/ Drop - Disc # DM8758811 and if you have drum brakes the best option is the Demco Hydraulic Brake Actuator w/ Drop - Drum # DM8759411. Both of these actuators have a 4" drop, are compatible with a 2-5/16" hitch ball, have an 8,000 lb...
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  • Replacement for Titan Model 6 Trailer Brake Actuator
    That is a great photo, thank you; and while there are certain repair parts available for a Titan Model 6, I recommend replacing it altogether. The reason for this is the corrosion looks to have taken its toll on the actuator, and is at the point where a replacement makes the most sense in terms of safety and value. The Titan Model 60 is still a good option, and the right one will depend on if you have disc or drum brakes: - Disc Brakes: Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Disc - 2-5/16"...
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  • Hydraulic Drum Brake Actuator and Brakes for Dexter 8-201 Hub and Drum on Boat Trailer
    I have added a link to a help article on everything you need to replace (or add) hydraulic drum brakes, but let's start with the actuator. What you need to know is the weight capacity you need, the hitch ball size you are coupling to, and the size of your channel to mount the coupler (though there are also couplers for A-frames, though it doesn't sound like that's what you have). For example, the Demco Hydraulic Trailer Brake Actuator - Drum Brakes # 8605001 has a 6,000 lb capacity,...
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  • Replacement Titan Hydraulic Surge Coupler With 2-5/16 Hitch Ball
    While there isn't a 6,000 lb model coupler available, there is a replacement from Titan that has an 8,000 lb capacity and will work with your 2-5/16" hitch ball, it just depends on the brakes you have (drum brakes or disc brakes): - Disc Brakes: Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Disc - 2-5/16" Ball - Bolt On - 8,000 lbs # T4747200 - Drum Brakes: Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - 2-5/16" Ball - Bolt On - 8,000 lbs # T4079200 If you want to switch to a 2" ball you can do...
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  • Is Braking Affected By Switching From 6,000 lb to 8,000 lb Hydraulic Drum Brake Actuator
    Going from an actuator such as the Demco Hydraulic Trailer Brake Actuator - Drum Brakes - Zinc Plated - 2" Ball - 6,000 lbs # 8605001 to a larger one, the Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - 2-5/16" Ball - Bolt On - 8,000 lbs # T4079200 will slightly affect the braking. It will be a smidgen more rigid due to the added strength of the larger capacity actuator, but this is something that will be very minimal and won't affect the way your trailer rides. I have added a link to a video...
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  • Recommended Surge Brake Actuator Replacement for Drum Brakes
    Most actuators are made to fit a 3 inch wide channel tongue, so if you have something other than that, let me know and I'll look into possible fits. If you have a 3 inch wide channel, then I recommend the Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - 2-5/16" Ball - Bolt On - 8,000 lbs # T4079200. Based on the photo, I believe this will be the best fit for your mounting holes.
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  • Can the Check Valve on a Titan Drum Brake Actuator be Removed for Use with Disc Brakes
    Technically, the check valve on the drum actuator, # T4079200, can be removed. However, it is not recommended to do so because you could end up damaging the master cylinder. It would be best to go with the appropriate actuator, # T4747200. You could also replace the master cylinder in the drum brake actuator using the disc brake master cylinder # T1777405.
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  • Why Are Some Trailer Couplers Rated Near 8,000 lbs Available for 2 inch and 2-5/16 inch Hitch Balls
    Typically the larger hitch balls are used in the higher capacity applications, but there is a bit of overlap between the capacities of the 2 inch and 2-5/16 inch hitch balls which is right in the weight capacity range of the two actuators you mentioned. Around 8,000 lbs is where both sizes of hitch balls mentioned are easily within capacity. Above that is when you get into the larger hitch ball size-only territory.
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