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View Poll Results: Brake controller brand poll, which do you have?
Tekonsha P3 and Prodigy P2 261 45.31%
Tekonsha Primus and others 57 9.90%
Hayes 16 2.78%
Husky 7 1.22%
Hensley 3 0.52%
Hopkins 8 1.39%
Reese/Drawtite 29 5.03%
Integrated OEM controller from truck manufacturer 174 30.21%
Other- explain your vote in thread 21 3.65%
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Old 03-22-2012, 07:51 PM   #31
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After using a cheap timed brake controller, I went with the P3 and am MUCH happier.
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Old 03-22-2012, 08:24 PM   #32
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I have the Prodigy.
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:03 PM   #33
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After using a cheap timed brake controller, I went with the P3 and am MUCH happier.
Wise man.

I can't understand why they still sell time based brake controllers. They are not safe.

They are cheap, for a reason.
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Old 04-08-2012, 10:05 PM   #34
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Standard with Max Tow

Love the fact the brake control came standard with the max tow on my F150 Ecoboost. So simple and works like a charm.
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Old 04-10-2012, 03:47 PM   #35
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:29 PM   #36
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Just switched to the P2 and couldn't be happier. Previously I had a timed controller which did its job for the random times I towed something but it was never a smooth experience. Now that we have the TT I felt it was time for something more serious. Just towed home this weekend from a trip down a mountain that has around a 10% grade for 9 or 10 miles and it felt totally safe.
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Old 04-26-2012, 02:24 AM   #37
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I own a P3 but don't have a trailer that can use it yet. I was expecting the 2006 1206 PUP I just bought to have electric brakes but when I arrived to pick it up I was suprised to find it has hydraulics that have not been maintained. I'm now weighing swapping for electrics or overhauling the hydraulic brakes.

Definitely would use one of the digital Tekonsha controllers.
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Old 04-26-2012, 10:46 PM   #38
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Using a Tekonsha P3 on my LR3 - It came pre-wired and connectorized for the brake controller and the trailer connector. Just had to add the Ford pigtail for the controller and the trailer wiring kit for the back.
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Old 05-06-2012, 10:11 AM   #40
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just installed the P3 on my gigantor 2007 tundra... it's the first brake controller i've used since the early 80s, one thing i can say.......they've come a long way with these things...

i chose the P3, as i'd heard good things about it, and thought the more intuitive display was a nice feature.... not sure how any of the other brands compare, but this one seems to do the job well.

with the harness, the install took all of 5 minutes.

still not sure if i've given it the proper setup, but fine tuning is easy.
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