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post #1 of 28 Old 04-19-2009, 10:57 PM Thread Starter
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Im sure this has been discussed before but i need help finding a good trailer brake controller... i just purchased a 16ft double axle flat bed car hauler and it has brakes on both Axles... ill be picking it up mid next month with my new car from Josh in Vegas baby.... so i got some time bud would love to see what everyone is running and see if their is a favorite one to use

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I just went out and looked Raul i have a journey.

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I have a brand new prodigy,i bought and installed it in my f150 then traded it in for a f250 w/built in brake controller.
it's all back in the box I paid $149 I'll sell it for a $100
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^^ x1 on the Prodigy - I tow a 12K# 5th Wheel and the prodigy works great.


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I have a prodigy also....it works well and very easy to use.

Oh and it looks nothing like the one your grandpa had in his truck.


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Tekonsha prodigy or tekonsha P3 are the only way to go. Those are the next best thing to the factory ones in the 05 up trucks

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I've got Jordan Ultima

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and it's the best brake controller I've ever used including the Tekonsha prodigy and P3. Unfortunately they seem to be having some sort of business issue and they're between models right now so I'd have to recommend either the P3 or the Prodigy.

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cool thanks guys... ill have to look for one of these now...

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I had a tekonsha prodigy on my old truck. The one I have now came with the tow command. Hands down the best controller out there for the money is the prodigy or P3.

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The cool thing is that most controllers out there are plug-n-play. There is a connector under the center section of the dash the controller cable plugs into so there is not splicing wires!


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