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I originallly mounted mine in the same spot in both my explorer and my expedition, but before my cross country drive towing a 7K trailer, I decided to move it to the little tray under the stereo. Boy am I glad I did!!! I was on a road that was 55mph, but had stoplights every couple of miles. The roads were wet, and I was coming down a hill when the light turned yellow!! I was maybe 50 yards away, too far to push through the light, but close enough for me to worry. I ended up using the "chicken" switch on the controller and a my truck brakes, not knowing how the anti-lock brakes take a trailer into consideration. If you had to do that with the controller mounted down at the bottom left, it would not be safe or practical, nor convenient for a quick response. If the inconvenience of losing an inch off the pretty much unusable tray saves you from a jack knife or hitting another vehicle, thats well worth it in my opinion. I didn't fully slide the lever, just to about 60% where I could feel the trailer brakes significantly more than the truck brakes. Better to let the trailer slide than to have it start pushing the truck out of control.
06 F250, Lariat 6.0L Powerstroke, Draw tite hide a hitch gooseneck
2001 Isuzu Vehicross, Aussie Locker, 34" Kevlar tires, tons of extras, 1 of about 4000 ever made
1993 Trooper RS, Aussie Locker, 33" Mudders, 1 of 1500 in the US http://www.fuelly.com/sig-us/55407.png
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