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Old 10-31-2017, 02:25 PM   #1
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Who best to install baseplate and brakes?

Good morning, nacelle must be removed for install. 2016 Forde Edge.

OEM, aftermarket, RV dealer?

Thx, Dennis.
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Old 10-31-2017, 03:47 PM   #2
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Good morning, nacelle must be removed for install. 2016 Forde Edge.

OEM, aftermarket, RV dealer?

Thx, Dennis.
I think more information would be very helpful. Brakes on the Ford Edge or some brand of rv? Not sure what "nacelle" is.
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Old 10-31-2017, 04:03 PM   #3
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Blue Ox baseplate and possible the brakes and wiring installed.

Nacelle: a streamlined housing or tank for something on the outside of an aircraft or motor vehicle.

All for the Ford Edge.

But, I guess in the instructions it's called a fascia. Ok, instructions were too large a file. The fascia or nacelle is the whole plastic piece that covers the front end. Holds headlites, turn signals, grill etc.
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Old 10-31-2017, 04:58 PM   #4
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Tossing around the same question for my new 2017 Explorer... (assuming I want the option to tow it instead of the Jeep at times).

I had RV dealer do the Jeep but it wasn't 'new' and I was in a different state at the time - so can't use same option now.
Don't have an established relationship with RV dealer here yet.

On my list to get a price from Ford dealer - and see how much they want.
I'd consider eTrailer if I were closer to them.

Bottom line - needs to be someone you trust to do the work -regardless of who they are.
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Old 10-31-2017, 05:07 PM   #5
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Find an RV Tech that has done a lot of them. No substitute for experience!!!! Talk to other RV'ers in your area, it may wind up being a mobile tech. I used a mobile tech when I had my car and motorhome set up, which included installing a braking system too. He never missed a beat, got everything done when he said he would, damaged nothing, and in twelve years have never had a problem with any of it.
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Old 10-31-2017, 11:39 PM   #6
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You need to shop around and compare estimates and reputations. I installed the US Gear brake system on our first toad, not all that difficult with instructions. Didn't feel equipped to install the baseplate or connect the lights.

We had a shop remove it all from our first toad and installed on our current toad. Was glad I hired that part out, as not only did they have to remove the bumper, but also cut holes in the grill. I would have considered a mobile tech if I didn't have a competent and affordable RV shop nearby.
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Old 11-01-2017, 02:44 AM   #7
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i do these things myself.its all fairly simple.
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