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Dexter Predator DX2 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 2 Axles - Proportional

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  • Dexter Axle
  • Proportional Controller
  • Electric
  • 2 - 4 Brakes
  • Manual Leveling
  • Digital Display
  • Vehicle Mount
  • 125 Degrees
Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to deceleration. Large digital LED screen clearly displays settings. Gain wheel provides preset levels of braking. Automatically levels when mounted within a 125-degree range. Call 800-298-8924 to order Dexter Axle brake controller part number 58-8 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Dexter Axle products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Dexter Predator DX2 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 2 Axles - Proportional. Brake Controller reviews from real customers.



Dexter Axle Brake Controller - 58-8

Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to deceleration. Large digital LED screen clearly displays settings. Gain wheel provides preset levels of braking. Automatically levels when mounted within a 125-degree range.


Features:

  • Brake controller activates your trailer brakes in proportion to your vehicle's braking action
    • Automatically adjusts trailer's braking based on deceleration of tow vehicle
    • Activates immediately - no pausing like with time-delayed brake controllers
  • Adjustable gain setting lets you determine the power output sent to the trailer's brakes
    • Set to higher output when towing in hilly terrain or with a fully loaded trailer
    • Back off power when towing a lightweight or empty trailer
  • Deceleration sensor lever lets you adjust braking aggressiveness
  • Large digital LED display indicates controller settings and monitors voltage output
  • Slide-bar lever allows for manual application of brakes
  • Built-in safeguards protect your vehicle and trailer
    • Manual override illuminates brake lights on tow vehicle and trailer
    • Current limiter protects vehicle from shorts in the trailer wiring
    • Hazard flasher immunity prevents pulsing of the brakes when flashers are activated
  • Quick and easy mounting with included bracket and hardware
    • Controller must be level or within mounting range
    • Pigtail harness hardwires into your vehicle
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: single- and tandem-axle trailers
    • Designed for use with electric brakes only
  • Mounting angle: -35 degrees to 90 degrees in the vertical plane
  • Dimensions: 3" wide x 6-1/2" long x 1-5/8" tall
  • 7-Year limited warranty


Proportional Braking

With a proportional brake controller, you can get heavy-duty emergency braking, general braking, or slow-to-an-idle braking for your trailer automatically. The intensity with which your trailer brakes are activated and the rate at which they are applied are dependent on the deceleration of your tow vehicle. This means that, unlike time-delay controllers - which send the same amount of preset power to your trailer brakes every time - proportional controllers are able to adapt to every braking situation differently


So, if you slam on the brakes in your truck, your trailer brakes will activate with that same extreme intensity. And if you merely slow down as you approach a red light, your trailer will gradually brake in that same manner


As long as the Dexter Predator DX2 controller is properly mounted, it will sense - via an internal sensor - how your tow vehicle brakes. The sensor responds to the deceleration of your tow vehicle as you brake by signaling the controller to send out enough power to your trailer brakes so that they are activated with an intensity that matches. The result is uniform braking across your towing setup. No push-pull action - just smooth, proportional braking every time


Power Output Control

Dexter Predator DX2 Power Gain Wheel

The power output control on this brake controller lets you set the maximum amount of power that will be applied to your trailer's brakes. Typically, the power output is only readjusted if you switch from a heavy, loaded trailer to a much lighter, empty trailer - or vice versa.


During the initial setup process, you can use the thumbwheel to adjust the power output. To get more power to your brakes, increase the power level. To decrease the power output, lower the power level.


Sensitivity Adjustment with Deceleration Sensor Lever

Dexter Predator DX2 Deceleration Sensor Level

Once you have the overall power set, you can fine-tune the power output by adjusting the sensitivity of the internal sensor. Use the lever to achieve your desired degree of intensity. Move the lever toward you to delay the power output, creating braking sensitivity that is ideal for lightweight setups. If you are towing a heavy load, you may want to have the trailer brake more aggressively to prevent it from pushing your tow vehicle. To get a stronger stopping action, move the lever so that it points away from you.


Large Digital LED Display

The unit also features a large digital LED display, which shows the controller's power settings. It also shows the voltage, allowing you to easily identify that the trailer brakes are receiving power.


Slide-Bar Manual Override

Dexter Predator DX2 Manual Override

This unit comes with a manual override lever on the front that lets you activate the trailer brakes without needing to activate your vehicle's brakes. When you use the manual override, the amount of power sent back to the trailer brakes will be the maximum amount of power, regardless of the preset power level you selected during setup. This ensures that you will always get the most effective braking in an emergency situation. In addition to being a necessary safety feature, this option also helps to control trailer sway by slowing the trailer to put it back solidly behind the tow vehicle.


You can also engage the manual override to help you move a sliding 5th-wheel hitch closer to your truck's tailgate for tight maneuvering during slow speed turns. Just apply the manual override to hold the trailer in place while slowly moving the tow vehicle forward.


Quick, Simple Installation

Because the controller operates with an internal inertia sensor, it must be mounted between -35 degrees and 90 degrees in the vertical plane. During initial installation, the deceleration sensor lever must be positioned straight up and down. The device must also be mounted on a level horizontal (side-to-side) plane and must be lined up with the direction of travel for the internal sensor to function properly.


This brake controller is designed to be hardwired into your vehicle.


Installation Accessories

See etrailer.com's exclusive 7- and 4-way brake-control installation kit (ETBC7 - sold separately) if you don't already have a 7-way plug at the back of your vehicle


Note: One of the following will be required to ensure proper installation:

  • 20-Amp circuit breaker (9506P - sold separately) for 2- to 4-brake applications
  • 30-Amp circuit breaker (38630 - sold separately) for 6- to 8-brake applications


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Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Dexter Brake Controller 58-8 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at part number 58-8. This is the Dexter Axle Predator Electric Brake Controller. It's going to come with your mounting bracket and a mounting hardware as well as some detailed installation instructions. This is inertia activated, so the trailer brakes will apply in direct proportion to the total vehicle braking effort. The unit itself is going to control the power output to the brakes of the trailer and it's going to be able to control the braking response from the tow vehicle to the trailer as well. It's also going to help when it comes to setting the controls.

It's going to allow for manual application of brakes with the manual override lever here at the front. This unit is made for up to two-axle trailer brake systems which would be a total of four brakes. It's going to feature a large digital LED display. It's going to display the voltage output and it's going to make leveling quick and easy. The controller display will increase numerically during a stop or when the brakes are applied or more pressure is applied on the brake pedal. Then it's going to decrease or return to the minimum reading when deceleration is no longer detected.

When the tow vehicle brake pedal is completely released, the display will go off, kind of just as it's shown here. You won't be able to read anything on the display when the brake pedal's released. Again, the mounting bracket and hardware is included. This features a versatile mounting range of minus 35 degrees to positive 90 degrees to accommodate a wide variety of vehicle interiors. When it comes to the dimensions of the actual brake controller, it's going to give us an overall width of about 3 inches, an overall length of about 6-1/2 inches, and an overall height of 1-5/8. On this side, you're going to notice this little lever arm here.

This is the deceleration sensor level arm. When the tow vehicle decelerates, the sensor is going to send an electrical signal for the controller to increase amperage to the trailer brakes. This arm is simply going to allow you to set the level of intensity of that signal. Here at the front you're going to have the power adjustment wheel. This is used to adjust the amount of current or power that is sent to the trailer brakes from the tow vehicle. Then, you also have the manual slide lever.

This is used to apply the trailer brakes independently of the tow vehicle brakes, or to override the automatic trailer brakes. Here at the back it's going to expose four wires. Your white wire's going to be your ground. Your blue wire is for the trailer brakes. The red is for the stoplight wire that connects to the non-powered wire of the stoplight switch, or tow package harness. Then your black wire is going to be your power wire. Real quick, I just want to go ahead and connect this to our external power supply. That way you can see the LED display. You can get a good understanding of how bright that is and how easy it'll be to see. So you can see there the reading. That's when we apply our brakes. Then, again, as you press down the brake pedal that number will increase and then as you decelerate the number will go back down to the setting or the minimum reading. Then, when we do the manual override the display's going to come on as well and then when we fully release it, it'll go back to not reading anything. That's going to do it for today's review of part number 58-8. This is the Dexter Axle Predator Electric Brake Controller. .


Customer Reviews

Dexter Predator DX2 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 2 Axles - Proportional - 58-8

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (10 Customer Reviews)

Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to deceleration. Large digital LED screen clearly displays settings. Gain wheel provides preset levels of braking. Automatically levels when mounted within a 125-degree range.

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by: Bob J.09/07/2016


I am very satisfied with the Dexter Axle Predator Electric Brake controller. I purchased the Dexter brake controller to be compatible with Dexter car trailer axles on a 16 foot car hauler. The braking unit is very useful when towing in very steep and winding mountain terrain. I feel that the braking is a necessary safety item when towing in a hilly or mountainous environment and the Dexter Predator brake controller provides the great control and driver peace of mind knowing that a heavy load can be managed. The unit installs very easily with the proper adapter. 292121



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by: Fred09/09/2017


My brake controller was a great match for my needs. I have a 4 brake trailer which gets the proper control from my Dexter unit. From empty weight to heavy load the adjustment is just a slight roll of the knob. I like the digital read out so I can glance down to check system operations. It does great f or me and fit right in to the factory wire set up in my truck 430590



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by: roula m07/25/2017


The parts I ordered were shipped and now are installed on a enclosed trailer that carries a variety of motorcycles. The roads are mountainous and treacherous here so I have to be able to 100% depend on my trailer brakes. The brakes have been flawless, giving me total confidence. Perfect parts, great price. Customer service was a 10. Thanks for all your help ! 410276



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by: Gary M.06/01/2015


Just finish installing the brake controller so I have not seen it in operation. Everything that was needed for installation was contained in the package. Due to limited access due to the chosen mounting location getting two of the side screws started took some effort. 199608



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by: WalkerEOD11/03/2017


Easy to install and adjust, seems to work well with my Pathfinder. The butt connectors that were included were not the correct size but i wouldn't have used them anyway. 448846



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by: Terry03/06/2017


This is a great product, installation was easy, instructions accurate and product works as advertised. I would do this all over again if needed. 349055



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by: Jim S12/17/2014


Great service from etrailer. I have never had a problem with any products I have bought. Excellent company. 165785



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by: Fred Charlton06/01/2015


good quality product, instructions are easy to follow. 199343



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by: Don S12/05/2015


Product arrived earlier than expected. 233178



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by: Richard01/27/2015


Quality product at a good price. 171365


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  • Location of Brake Controller Connector on 2012 Ram Truck
  • The connector you are looking for will be located taped to another larger wiring harness just to the right and above the emergency brake pedal, as shown in the photo I have edited for you. You can confirm that this is the correct connector by testing it with a circuit tester like part # 40376. One pin should show a constant 12-volt power supply, another should show voltage only when the brake pedal is pressed. Unfortunately, my contact at Tekonsha was not able to shed any light on...
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  • Wiring a Dexter Predator Brake Controller, Part # 58-8, in a 2005 Ford F150
  • If your 2005 Ford F-150 has only 4 wires at the bumper (or only a 4-pole connector) and you need to install a 7-way vehicle-side connector, you could use the Hopkins # 37185. If you already have the 7-way connector on your truck, you will need to make the additional wire connections for the brake controller. (The 4 wires you have carry the brake light, running light and turn light signals for your trailer, plus a ground: white = ground, brown = running/brake lights, green = right turn...
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  • Brake Controller Installation on 2006 Ford F150
  • The brake controller installation on your 2006 F150 is pretty easy. The connector for the brake controller is located under the dash, behind and to the right of the OBD port as shown in the video I've linked for you. You'll need the brake controller wiring adapter, part # 3035-S. The adapter will plug into the connector, and the bare wires on the connector would wire to your Dexter Predator brake controller, color for color. If your vehicle is equipped with the 7-way trailer connector,...
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  • Wiring a Brake Controller on 2010 Chevy Silverado
  • You are correct, the tow package wiring in your Silverado does not match up color for color with the controller. The red/black tow package wire will connect to the black wire on the controller. The dark blue tow package wire connects to the blue wire on the controller, the light blue tow package wire connects to the red controller wire, and the white tow package wire connects to the white wire on the controller. The orange tow package wire is for an illumination circuit and is NOT needed....
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  • How to Install a Trailer Brake Controller on a 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 with Factory 4-Way
  • On a 1996 Dodge Ram that came with a factory 4-Way trailer connector there is a factory harness you can plug into to install a brake controller. The harness is located underneath the dash, to the left of the steering column, taped to another harness near the emergency brake pedal. I have included a link to a video that should help. For the Dexter brake controller, # 58-8 you referenced, you would need wiring harness # 3020-P. To wire in your 7-Way that you have you will need to hardwire...
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  • Surge Brakes or Electric Brake Controller for a Trailer Towed by a Motorcycle
  • Electric brakes and brake controllers do require adjustment when the trailer changes weight due to adding or removing a load. As long as you remember to do that there is no problem with the brakes being too aggressive. Surge brakes require a certain amount of momentum, inertia to activate the trailer brakes. The reason you do not see them on trailers towed by motorcycles is because those trailers are light and it does take a lot of pressure to activate the brakes that just isn't present...
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  • Parts Needed To Tow a Towmaster Trailer with Electric Brakes with a Winnebago
  • The Dexter Predator brake controller # 58-8 would be a good fit to power the trailer brakes on your Towmaster trailer. You would need to hard wire the brake controller to the Winnebago, connecting the wires coming from the back side of the brake controller as follows. The brake controller wire functions are: White: Ground, attached to a clean piece of unpainted metal. Black: 12v lead, attached to the positive battery terminal on the Winnebago with a 40amp circuit breaker. Blue:...
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  • Trailer Brakes Lock Up When Brake Pedal is Pressed Even With Controller Turned All the Way Down
  • Have you tried towing the trailer with another truck? Or towing another trailer with the Dodge? This would help you narrow down whether the problem is with the wiring on the vehicle or the trailer. From what you're describing, it sounds like either something's incorrectly wired on the vehicle or trailer, or the trailer connector on the vehicle is damaged or corroded. This is kind of a strange occurrence, so try what I've mentioned above and get back with me. I've also linked you...
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation and Installation on a 2003 GMC Sierra with or without Factory 7-Way
  • I did a little research and found that the Dexter Predator, # 58-8, is for 2 to 4 brakes. So if each wheel on your two axle trailer has a brake assembly, or just two of them, this brake controller will work. Brake controllers are not vehicle or trailer specific, so you will be able to use the best one for your application. I recommend going with a proportional controller because they offer the best and safest braking, and will reduce wear on both the trailer and tow vehicle brakes. I...
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  • Should Brake Controller Draw Power All The Time
  • You won't have any problem with power going to the brake controller all the time. This lets the brake controller keep all of its settings and not lose them every time the vehicle is turned off. Brake controllers are designed to enter a sleep mode after a period of time when there is no activity. An idle controller draws very little current and will not drain the vehicle battery.
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  • Installing a Brake Controller on a 2016 Chrysler Town and Country Van
  • The 2016 Chrysler Town and Country did not come with a factory installed tow package and a 7-way trailer connector. You will have to hardwire in a 7-way and the all the wiring so you can install your controller. None of the wiring is pre-installed on this model vehicle. The first thing you will need to do is wire in a 4-way flat trailer plug if you have not already done so. You will need a wiring harness, I recommend the Tekonsha T-One harness, # 118534. This harness is custom-fit to...
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  • Troubleshooting Brake Controller that Won't Work with Brake Pedal
  • If a brake controller is detecting a trailer connected when there isn't one connected that indicates that there is a load somewhere on the brake output circuit that is confusing the controller. Typically this is corrosion on the 7-way and cleaning the pins with fine grit sandpaper will do the trick. If a controller will work with the override but not with the brake pedal that indicates a problem with the red (stoplight circuit) wire of the controller. What you will need to do is check...
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  • Hazard Lights Locking Up Trailer Brakes and Activating Electric Brake Controller On RV
  • If the red wire from your brake controller is tapped into a wire that has voltage when the hazard lights are activated then this situation will occur. You will need to attach the red wire from the brake controller to a brake signal wire, under the dash at the brake pedal switch, that only has power when the brake pedal is pressed on your RV, so that when the hazards are on your trailer brakes do not lock up.
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  • Mounting Bracket for a Dexter Predator DX2 Brake Controller
  • You should be able to use bracket # 2178. I have included a picture showing the measurements for you. I was able to read the instructions for the controller from the Dexter site but I can send you a copy in a separate email.
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  • Brake Controller for 1999 Chevy Tahoe Towing a 2006 Fleetwood Bayside Camper with Electric Brakes
  • Since brake controllers are not vehicle-specific, you can use any of our brake controllers with your 1999 Chevy Tahoe and 2006 Fleetwood Bayside camper. The Dexter Axle Predator Electric Brake Controller, part # 58-8, is a great choice. It is inertia-activated, meaning you have a lot of mounting options for inside your Tahoe, has an LED display showing voltage output, and works with 1 or 2 axles. If you don't already have a 4-way connector on the back of your vehicle, you will need the...
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  • Can the Predator DX2 Brake Controller Work on a Trailer with 6 Brake Assemblies
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  • Trailer Brake Controller for a 2008 Saab 9-7X with Factory 7-Way Trailer Connector
  • The 24 pin receptacle you are seeing sounds like the OBD2 port and would not be used for a brake controller. You will need to utilize the owners manual or a Saab technician to locate the wires and to determine the functions of those wires. Identifying the wire functions is critical because a brake controller has to be hardwired in since there is no plug and play option available. The wires on a brake controller are as follows: white is ground black is 12 volt power in blue is output...
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  • Fuse and Circuit Breaker Installation Help For Dexter Predator Brake Controller in 2008 GMC Sierra
  • When installing the Dexter Predator Brake Controller # 58-8 in your 2008 GMC Sierra you will want to follow the Dexter instructions and install the specified fuse and self-resetting circuit breaker as indicated. The vehicle manufacturer installs fuses to protect the OEM electrical components in the vehicle so any aftermarket accessory that is added will need to be protected independently of the factory fuses and circuit breakers. To correctly install the Dexter Predator you will...
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  • How to Wire a Dexter Axle Predator Brake Controller 58-8 on a 2001 GMC Sierra
  • The light blue wire mentioned in the video of the # HM40975-11998 7 and 4-pole trailer connector being installed on a 2002 Silverado is for a camper shell brake light, and is not for use with an electric brake controller. The electric brake wire on your 2001 GMC Sierra is run from the port below the dash into the engine compartment, but it does not continue back to the rear wiring bundle. You will need to finish the connection by running a wire from the 7-Way in the rear of the truck...
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  • How to Wire Dexter Predator Brake Controller on a 2013 Town and Country With a Tow Package
  • In my research, the 2013 Chrysler Town and Country with a tow package does come with a wiring harness and should have a 7-way. To install the Dexter Predator # 58-8, you will need to run the wires from the brake controller to the 7-way connector on your vehicle. You are also going to need Draw-Tite # 5506 which gives you the extra length you will need to hook up your brake controller to your 7-way connector. I have attached a FAQ regarding trailer brake controller installation information,...
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  • Where Do the 4 Wires of a Brake Controller Go for Installation in Vehicle
  • The four wires and their functions are: White: Ground wire, connected to negative side of battery. Blue: Electric brake wire, ran to the brake output circuit of your 7-way with 10 gauge wire like # 10-1-1 sold by the foot. Black: 12v power wire, connected to the vehicle positive battery terminal with a 40amp circuit breaker, part # 9510. Red: Stoplight switch circuit. This will get run to the wire on your stoplight pedal assembly that sees voltage only when the brakes are applied....
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  • Brake Controller Compatibility 2013 Ram 1500
  • Beginning with the 2013 model year, Ram started using a multiplex wiring system to carry the stop lamp switch signal. Because of that, not all brake controllers will be compatible. Dexter doesn't offer a harness that's compatible with your Ram, so I'd recommend a different controller. The Curt Reflex, part # C51130 would be a compatible controller that would work great for you. You'd also need the # C51453 wiring harness. If you click the provided link, you can see exactly where the...
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  • Brake Controller Does Not Have Full Power When Used
  • First, I would go to the 7-way connector and test to make sure you have power. You will want to use a circuit tester, part # 3808 to test the wires. Start by testing the Black wire for power, then test the Blue wire for brake controller output. To test the Blue wire you will need to have a friend help you. With the vehicle in power accessory mode, in park, and parking brake engaged, have them activate the brakes. Next I would check to make sure the Red Stoplight wire is connected and...
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  • Recommending the Proper Brake Assembly for 3-Inch Dexter Axle on a 1997 Hudson Trailer
  • The brake assembly I recommend for you is the Electric Trailer Brake Kit, # AKEBRK-7-SA. These brakes are designed for axle ratings between 5,200 lbs and 7,000 lbs, which is the capacity for three-inch axles like yours. They are self-adjusting, 12-inch x 2-inch brakes that include the left- and right-hand brake assemblies. I have included links to a video review and installation of this product for you. You will need the Mounting Bolts and Hardware for 12-inch Brake Assemblies, # BRKH12...
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  • Parts Needed to Install a Trailer Brake Controller on a 1987 Dodge Ram 350 Full Size Van
  • The 1987 Dodge full size vans do not have wiring under the dash to wire in a brake controller. You will need to hardwire in the controller using an installation kit. There are different kits depending on whether or not the vehicle has a trailer connector or not. If your van has a 4-Way trailer wiring harness, you will need to use the 4 and 7 way installation kit # ETBC7. It comes with the 7-Way, wiring, and accessories to wire in the brake controller. If you do not have any type of trailer...
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