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SMI Stay-IN-Play DUO Braking System Installation - 2014 Mini Cooper

Speaker 1: Today on our 2014 Mini Cooper S, you're going to be taking a look at and I'm going to show you how to install the SMI Stay-IN-Play DUO supplemental braking system, part number SM99251. In our Mini Cooper we have the SMI Stay-IN-Play DUO braking system. What that's going to do for you, it's going to activate the brakes in your vehicle through your wire connection from your RV. You would use the SMI Stay-IN-Play DUO if your RV does not have air brakes. It's going to run directly through your wiring. Here we're going to have the breakaway switch.



SMI Air Force One Braking System Installation - 2004 Freightliner Motorhome Chassis

Speaker 1: Today on our 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with our 2004 Fleetwood Discovery RV on a Freightliner chassis, we're gonna be taking a look at and showing you how to install the SMI Air Force One Proportional Braking System. Part number SM99243.Before we get started on our installation, let's go over some of the components that we're gonna be installing. On our TV side, we're gonna be installing a compressor. It's gonna run to the back of the RV to an air fitting. What that's gonna do is it's gonna supply air to your towed vehicle. What we're installing our towed vehicle, or our Jeep, is gonna be the Air Force One.


SMI Air Force One Braking System Installation - 2004 Fleetwood Discovery Motorhome

Speaker 1: Today on our 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee with our 2004 Fleetwood Discovery RV on a Freightliner chassis, we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the SMI Air Force One proportional braking system, part number SM99243. Before we get started on our installation, let's go over some of the components that we're going to be installing. On our RV side, we're going to be installing a compressor, that's going to run to the back of the RV to an air fitting. What that's going to do, is going to supply air to your towed vehicle.What we're installing in our towed vehicle, or our Jeep, is going to be the Air Force One. Now that's going to have an actuator that's connected onto your brake pedal. That when the supplied air or the brake pedal is pressed in the RV, it's going to pull on that actuator, which is going to activate your brakes.Now that air is being supplied from your compressor on your RV through an umbilical cord that's running to the front of your Jeep or towed vehicle.


SMI Air Force One Braking System Installation - 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee with our 2004 Fleetwood Discovery RV on a Freightliner chassis we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the SMI Air Force One Proportional Braking System. Part number SM99243.Before we get started on our installation, let's go over some of the components that we're going to be installing. On our RV side, we're going to be installing a compressor. It's going to run to the back of the RV to an air fitting. What's that going to do it's going to supply air to your towed vehicle. What we're installing in our towed vehicle, or our Jeep, is going to be the Air Force One.


SMI Air Force One Braking System Installation - 2009 Jeep Liberty

Speaker 1: Today on our 2009 Jeep Liberty, we're going to be taking a look at the SMI Air Force One braking system for motor homes with air brakes. That's going to be part number SM99243.Now keep in mind you will need a base plate, tow bar, wiring kit, as well as a braking system for your flat tow setup. So our Air Force One is going to be a braking system for motor homes that have air brakes on it. It's going to be a completely proportional braking system, which means that whenever we apply the brakes on our motor home, they're going to be applied to our car in the same amount of intensity.Now it's going to be a really out of the way system, and it's going to be a permanent install that we're not going to have to do any kind of adjusting or take anything in or out whenever we're not using it. The way it's going to apply our brakes is there's going to be an air actuator that's going to clamp to our brake pedal. And whenever we apply the brakes in our motor home, it's going to have a cable that's anchored to the firewall and it's going to pull the brake pedal applying the brakes.Now the operating unit is going to be rather small, and we're going to be able to mount it right underneath the hood.


SMI Air Force One Braking System Installation - 2007 GMC Sierra New Body

Speaker 1: Today on our 2007 GMC Sierra 1500, we're going to be taking a look at, and showing you how to install the SMI Air Force One Supplemental Braking System for motor homes with air brakes. Part number SM99243. Here's a look of the main component of our braking system. The actuator is going to provide a proportional force on our brakes in our towed vehicle. What that means is while we are traveling, when we apply our brakes in our RV, our braking system in our towed vehicle will match the amount of force being applied. That will allow our towed vehicle to stop on its own, rather than the RV stopping both vehicles, in turn saving the brakes on the RV.This is the hookup to the RV, so that if for some reason the vehicle comes apart from the back of the RV, this will pull, and it'll apply the brakes on the vehicle being towed.


Blue Ox Patriot Proportional Braking System Installation - 2017 Chevrolet Equinox

Speaker 1: Today in this 2017 Chevrolet Equinox, we'll be having a look at and showing you how to install a Blue Ox Patriot II Portable Braking System, part number BRK2016. Here's what the Blue Ox Patriot II looks like installed. The reason you're going to want a supplemental braking system such as the Patriot II is because many states require you have one if you're flat-towing your vehicle.The Patriot II also sets itself apart from other options out there because this is a portable unit. If you own multiple vehicles that you want tow on different occasions, you only need one braking system to go in between them. You can simply take this out of one car and put it in the other without any issues. It'll save you time save you money.This is a proportional unit as well.


Roadmaster Brake-Lite Relay Kit Installation - 2018 Jeep Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Jeep Cherokee, we're going to take a look at and show you how to install the Roadmaster Brake Light Relay Kit for towed vehicles. Part number is RM-88400.Now, we're going to give you a really good example of exactly what the brake relay is going to do in this application. Before installation of the relay, let's say we turn on our left turn signal at a stoplight to make a left turn, but we also need to apply our brakes. You can see how that brake overrides the turn signal. Now, if we do the same thing, but we turn on our running lights, since that's our trigger for our relay, and turn on our left turn signal, you can see as we apply our brakes, that blinker continues to flash. That's going to keep us compliant with all state laws.Now, to install our brake light relay, we need to tap it into the stoplight switch wire that comes from our stoplight switch.


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