How to Convert Hydraulic Surge Brakes on a Trailer to Electric?

Answer This is not too hard a job but you do need to do research for it to work.

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Electric Vs. Surge Boat Trailer Brakes?

Many boaters trailer their boat from home to the water. Most state regulations require brakes to be fitted on boat trailers that are over 3,000 pounds gross weight. These state regulations comply w... Read More »

How to Bleed Hydraulic Brakes on a Trailer?

Hydraulic surge brakes on a trailer need no wiring or hydraulic lines from the towing vehicle to operate. These units are completely self-contained with their own separate master cylinder. They ope... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Boat Trailer Hydraulic Brakes?

Boat owners spend a lot of time maintaining and caring for their boat, but often forget one of the most important elements of boating: the trailer. Your boat trailer makes it possible to get your b... Read More »

How to Add Electric Brakes to a Trailer?

One way to improve the stopping distance of a vehicle with a trailer is to install electrically controlled brakes on the trailer's hubs. These brakes receive signals from a brake controller mounted... Read More »