Congratulations on your purchase, I have been following what you have been writing. I am also in a 10 speed Eaton and learning more everyday! We should compare notes on taxes and plate fees, I was scared but came out pretty well in Colorado. Insurance is something like $30.00 per month. Now I need to sell the Powerstroke$
Still a bargain. It only takes a month of $20 a month internet to pay for the device. Go to any of the majors and price out getting 22GB of unprioritized 4GLTE hotspotting. For most carriers that requires 3 lines since each limits hotspots to 10GB, for AT&T it requires 2 lines with one being a mobile hotspot/Mifi/Jetpack.
I agree that stopping is the key, Rocky and that our trucks "can" do it but would you really want your trailer towed any real distance without brakes? First it is illegal and second it is not very safe. If you broke down at Rick's place and HAD to get to the valley, I know of at least two people that would volunteer to tow your trailer down there. Neither of them have air brakes. Would that be an acceptable proposition?
I dumped mine Phil. Could have kept it, but I still have the one that came off the Teton when I converted it!
You know, there are many pickup trucks that would be able to tow your trailer without the Bludot system, but the real question, would they be able to stop your trailer???? That's what is so RIGHT about our big trucks, they will stop trailers without brakes on them!