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Old 08-25-2017, 04:05 PM   #11
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This is far from true, it's becoming more and more common for boat trailers to be equipped with electric brakes over surge brakes.
Ok but I bet the brake assemblies aren't electric, and that what I meant.
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Old 08-25-2017, 05:51 PM   #12
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I was told you need to have a wiring harness receptacle inside the truck box. Tickets if you hand it over the tailgate and plug it in. Situations happen where tight cornering tear out the cable if over the tailgate. Makes sense to me.
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While this may be a requirement in Alberta, it is certainly not a requirement in BC. Most trucks have a receptacle beneath the rear bumper and that is where the wiring harness from the TV is commonly plugged in - not in the box of the truck.
The longer the harness, the less likelihood of it tearing out of the receptacle - if it is located in the truck bed. And that is why the receptacle is located as far back on the truck as possible.

Where did you get this information ---"I was told ......"??
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