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Old 01-09-2014, 08:48 PM
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Don't know if this has been posted already and I have been searching for the wrong thing but here goes

Main question I have is will it work in my 05 ram. I like the way it blends in with dash and I have a good idea where I would cut and mount it to. I have a brake controller already in my truck but I have it wired to where it sits in my ashtray and it just bothers me because I like clean interior and it throws it off with a blue box sitting in my ashtray. I would be wiring it up and I'm confident I can wire it right but I didn't know if there was was a like fail safe or something in the factory controllers that only lets it work with the new rams.

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From what i've seen it ties into the EVIC. I'm not sure if it can be used without it
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Alright I appreciate man
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Can't answer your question but can tell you I got stupid and pulled the brake controller out of my '11 and cut the wires to help a couple of others here on the forumz. Cutting the wires fried the TIPM for a $2500 repair. I traded the truck. Good luck but be careful!
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