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Old 10-09-2011, 07:28 AM
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Old 10-09-2011, 11:46 AM
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here we go........ did you make some progress to retro fit the master cylinder pieces on?
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:17 PM
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No, master cylinder won't fit. I've been playing with a 0-5v signals to spoof the pressure transducer. Looks like it uses the transducer instead of the brake light signal to engage the controller. It is a pretty cool controller, except that it won't engage without the ignition on.
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:31 PM
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Not to bust your balls but why? You can just buy a smart brake that will bolt right in and work
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:35 PM
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Doesn't matter how smart they are, they still don't work with pedal pressure.

AND......., because I can
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:38 PM
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Doesn't matter how smart they are, they still don't work with pedal pressure.

AND......., because I can
That is how the smart brake work. Off brake pressure. A T goes inline off the master cyl and a pressure sensor reads brake pressure , converts it to volts and then sends it to the trailer
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:52 PM
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This was with my wreck, so it hasn't cost me anything so far. And its more fun this way.
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Old 10-10-2011, 03:45 PM
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GOOOO team Larry... i with you, its just the principal that you can do it and you can say u did it
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Old 10-10-2011, 07:40 PM
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GOOOO team Larry... I'm with you, its just the principal that you can do it and you can say u did it
Thats the reason behind everything, isnt it? It should fit in cubby hole under the steering column and integrate nicely.
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Old 10-11-2011, 04:46 AM
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I'm subscribed, I want to see how this turns out. Sounds like a fun project.
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