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Old 03-07-2015, 08:09 AM   #11
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I would go with surge breaks, as far as backing up with a boat attached that is going to be a nightmare unless you are backing up a few feet.

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Old 03-07-2015, 10:26 AM   #12
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Electric brakes and boat trailers don't go well together. Surge brakes are your best bet, if they are needed. With the brakes on your truck and the 5er, you should have plenty of stopping power for the 2000 lbs you state the boat and trailer weighs, as long as the 5er brakes are adjusted properly.

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Old 03-07-2015, 11:36 AM   #13
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2000lb boat I wouldn't worry about brakes just lights ... I agree with all here the truck and trailer should have plenty of stopping power
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Old 03-08-2015, 07:57 AM   #14
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Electric brakes don't like being dunked in water and one time in salt water they are done.


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