Use your towed car's signal lights without tapping into its wiring. This self-contained wiring kit bypasses your vehicle's electrical system, eliminating any concerns over violating the manufacturer's warranty. Lowest Prices for the best tow bar wiring from Roadmaster. Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit with Bulbs part number RM-155 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit with Bulbs

Roadmaster Tow Bar Wiring

(99 reviews)


Code:   RM-155

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Price: $53.95


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Roadmaster Tow Bar Wiring - RM-155

Use your towed car's signal lights without tapping into its wiring. This self-contained wiring kit bypasses your vehicle's electrical system, eliminating any concerns over violating the manufacturer's warranty.


Features:

  • Lets you use your towed vehicle's brake, running and signal lights without tapping into its wiring
  • Bypasses towed car's electrical system completely - wiring is routed beneath the car
  • Works via independent plugs and sockets mounted inside the tail lights
  • Maintains manufacturer's warranty on towed car by avoiding any involvement with its electrical system
  • Overall measurement of bulb: 2-1/4"
    • Length of bulb from flange to top of bulb: 2"
  • Includes all necessary wiring, 2 lights, 2 sockets, zip-ties and instructions
  • Made in the USA


Note: Towed car must have enough room inside the tail light lens housing for an extra bulb and socket.



155 RoadMaster Tail Light Wiring Kit with Bulbs



RM-155 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details RM-155 Installation instructions




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Video Transcript for Roadmaster Tow Bar Wiring RM-155 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at part number RM-155. This is the road master taillight wiring kit with the included sockets and bulbs. This kit is going to let you use your toed vehicles, brake, running and signal lights without taping into the vehicle wiring. Please note, to get this installed your toed vehicle must have enough room inside the tail light lens housing for an extra bulb and socket assembly. The size hold that you're going to need in order to get the socket mounted in the taillight housing is going to be one inch in diameter. You can use a one inch hole saw or a rotary cutting tool to make that hole. When you're installing this your wiring is going to be routed beneath the vehicle.

It's going to come with the protective wire loom, you're going to get three feet of this loom to protect certain areas of the wiring from sharp edges. All you have to do is simply cut the length that you need and fit if over your wires to protect the wiring from those sharp areas. This unit does maintain the manufacturers warranty on toed vehicles by avoiding any involvement, whether it's a logical system, the overall measurement of the bold measuring from the very base to here at the end of the lens, that's going to give us a measurement of about two in one quarter of an inch. Measuring from the flanks to the top of the bulb is going to be about two inches and the bulb type that this system uses 1157. It's going to include all the necessary wiring. You're going to get a harness right here, this is going to be 30 feet long, it's got the dust caps on the connectors and this is going to be your female connectors on both sides.

You're going to get the 30 feet long wiring. You're also going to get the six foot long wiring, again wiring connectors. They're going to be your main lenses, it's going to be the hardest it runs in between the back of the RV and the toed vehicle. You're going to get three feet of half inch split loom, you're going to get the two lights and the sockets, you're going to have about eight inches of wiring coming out the back of the sockets, you're going to get all necessary connectors. You're going to get the blue connectors for single wire connections, these are your butt connectors. You're going to get yellow butt connectors for two wire connections and you're going to get a small ring terminal to make your ground connection.

You're going to get zip ties to tidy up any wires underneath the vehicle and you're going to get the included instructions. These are going to walk you through the installation process step by step. The kit is made in the USA. Now when it comes to the installation you will need to gain access to the back of both taillight assemblies. You're going to need to find a suitable location to mount the bulb and socket inside the tail light housings. The bulb socket must be installed underneath red lenses and it must at least be a quarter inch clear between the bulbs and the lenses.

You'll need to drill out that one end circular hole through the back of the taillight housings. Right here around the flange it's going to have spring loaded taps that encircle the socket, you'll need to bend those outward slightly, snap the bulb into the hole that you just drilled and that's going to provide the nice tight fit that we need to make sure these don't vibrate loose and come out of the taillight housing. Then you're going to need to attach one end of the 30 foot harness at the front of the vehicle for connecting the URV, at the other end of the 30 foot harness you can cut off the connector. This is going to be the end that's going to run to the back of the vehicle, that's the taillight assemblies for connecting the end of the bulb and socket wiring. Again you're going to route the wiring beneath the vehicle and you can use the included zip tires just to straight the wires up and out of the way. Then you would use the included butt connectors to attach the electrical harness to the taillights, you will need to reinstall everything, make your ground connection and clean up your installation and then you're going to be ready to connect your six foot wiring harness between the plug at the front end of the vehicle and the back of your URV. Again, instructions are included, very detailed, they're going to walk you through the entire installation process step by step. That's going to do it for our review of part number RM-155. This is the road master taillight wiring kit with the bulb and sockets.


Customer Reviews

Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit with Bulbs - RM-155

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (99 Customer Reviews)

Use your towed car's signal lights without tapping into its wiring. This self-contained wiring kit bypasses your vehicle's electrical system, eliminating any concerns over violating the manufacturer's warranty.


- RM-155

by: robertbenita06/30/2013


Found this item was wired with the brake lights for the brown wires and turn/running lights for colored wires and this fact kept me from getting this done very rapidly. Once identified, went together really nicely and actually grounded to frame for higher light output. I upgraded 3 wire into 2 wire converter with "Roadmaster Brite-lite 3 to 2 Wiring Converter" and they are as bright as the lights already in the housing. Except for that wiring issue, it would have been excellent. As to performance after install, great. Customer service was nice from Roadmaster as well. Did receive a call back message from etrailer a couple days later. 86819


Comments

Continues to work as it should! Very pleased with end product after installation by myself and continue to be happy every time I hook up since! Nice item! And customer service...Well they checked back with me a year later to see if I needed anything. How is that for the best customer service around! A

robertbenita - 06/30/2014

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by: Christopher S.08/23/2015


I purchased this wiring kit for use in my 1999 Mazda Miata. I did not want to cut into the OEM wiring harness, even using the diode method to safeguard the system. I felt that the fully separate wiring harness was more to my way of thinking for getting my car ready to tow. I did not follow the included instructions that said to run the flat 4 wiring beneath the car, zip tying it along the way free of the exhaust and moving parts. I ran it through the firewall, beneath the dash, under the center console, and under the carpeting back into the trunk area. I then installed the bulb holders as instructed in my OEM Miata taillight fixtures. I am happy to have all the wiring up and out of the way of potential road hazard damage, as well as the hot and/or moving parts beneath the car. It works perfectly, and I am glad that I purchased this kit, and also that I decided to install it the way I felt best to do so. It took much longer my way, but I'll never have to mess with it again. 221250



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by: Joel08/16/2014


Good instructions. Everything need is included for 4flat connections. One bulb socket arrived with the ground (black) wire loose in the bag. The solder joint had failed. Resoldered but had to remove the other wires and rubber insert from the bulb socket to avoid melting. Not a shining example for Roadmaster. 147006


Comments

no issues, working as expected

Joel - 08/16/2015

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by: Frank S.05/25/2013


Great idea. After years of towing with magnetic lights now all I have to do is plug it in, and I'm done. The kit kit comes with more parts and wire than I needed and was simple to install on my 2010 JK. 81930


Comments

Thanks Patrick. It works so well I forgot I had it.

Frank S - 06/27/2014

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by: Scott D.11/12/2014


Overall, pretty happy with this product. I found the quality of the product to be very good. I was lucky in that I own the same year and model car as in the installation video on the etrailer.com website, so following along was fairly easy. It took my 15 year old son and I about 2 hours to install. Most of that was trying to run the cable underneath the car, which is very low to the ground even when jacked up. I would have preferred to run the cable through the interior, but was not able to locate an adequate entry point into the cabin. Overall, installation is pretty straight forward. It might be more difficult for vehicles who's entire light fixture can not be removed. The product works great and as expected. 160603



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by: Kim P.01/20/2015


This kit really simplifies wiring tail lights on a vehicle that will be towed. No cutting into the vehicle's wiring and adding isolation diodes. Very functional and easy to install. 170597


Comments

The parts are working perfectly. Thank you.

Kim P - 01/26/2016

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by: Brad11/09/2012


Arrived in perfect condition and very quickly (3 Days) for reg. shipping. Thanks much. 59116


Comments

After a year of use there have been zero problems, It was easy to install . Great product. Installed on 2013 Kia Soul. Thanks again.

Brad - 05/10/2014

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by: Jorn V.11/25/2014


I knew I didn't want to deal with magnetic lights for towing my Jeep behind the RV so I purchased this Roadmaster kit. I was a little apprehensive since I have virtually no knowledge with electricity. However, installation of this kit on my 2002 Jeep Wrangler was a breeze! It took me (by myself) about 3 hours of working slowly (to make sure I wasn't cutting the wrong wire!) and frequently checking the installation video on this website. The most difficult thing included in the installation is to make two holes to fit the bulbs; for this you'll need to probably go out and buy a hole saw from HD or Lowe's. Great product, easy installation! 162459



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by: Lee H & Norma H11/27/2016


Hello George, We have purchased many items from etrailer for our towing needs, for both trucks and campers, during the past years. I have always been pleased with no exceptions, including this purchase. We have a new 2016 Chevy Sonic that were going to "flat tow", but changed our minds and will "dolly tow", however wanted the safety of additional lighting in either case. Your installation video was the final decision factor for me to make the choice. I will install this light system this week. I am a retired engineer and I know a good product when I see it and etrailer has some fine products. Thank you, The H's, Lee & Norma 319875



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by: Pittsburgh03/10/2014


Easy install, work great! Wire connectors could be better. 120129


Comments

All is well, Thanks Patrick!

Pittsburgh - 03/23/2015

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by: Bill B12/08/2014


everything I needed to hook up my tow l ights. 163584


Comments

lights are still working great.

Bill B - 12/08/2015

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by: Chuck B.08/28/2016


I bought the Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit with Bulbs RM-155 to install on my 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited for towing behind our motorhome. I watched the install video before it arrived. With the help of my friend Steve we had it installed and working in about 2 hours. The install was easy. Routing the wiring took the largest amount of time. Cutting out the bulb holes in the tail light assembly was a bit scary but it was easy just like in video. Thanks Etrailer for great service and really helpful how to videos. Chuck B. 288566



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by: R Phares06/15/2015


I purchased a rm-155 wire and bulb set-up to install in my 2015 jeep rubicon unlimited hard rock. I could not get confirmation that it would fit .I took a chance and purchased it. It was a perfect fit.I ran the wires around the passenger side of the engine and thru the floor plug and followed the wire loom to the right rear and down the rubber plug following the wires to tail light.I then crossed over to the left tail light by drilling thru the foam and plastic plug at the bottom of the taillight chamber. 203535



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by: KW03/02/2016


This product was easy to install but it took some time routing the wiring harness from the front bumper to the rear. Pick up some extra zip ties, you will need several. The lighting system is independent allowing for the use of LED bulbs. Great product. 239278



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by: Tom M07/14/2016


Product was as stated in the Viedo. Needed tools defined although I used a flat blade 1" drill instead of a Hole Saw but it worked just as well. My Frontier had a small hole already in the lamp assembly and it worked as a pilot hole. The one thing that might be changed was the difference between the written work sheet and the Video. In any case the unit went in well and looks like it will be what I needed on my toad. Thanks for the unit. 271767



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by: Ron M07/11/2013


Very simple to install. I had plenty of room for another bulb. One downside was the 1inch hole they have you drill is not large enough for the bulb to go thru so I had to ream the hole a little. 88844


Comments

I had the same problem with the 1 hole saw that I used. After measuring with a micrometer, I found that the bulb is about .975 and the hole saw was only about .955. I reamed the hole with a 1 spade bit and the bulb went right in.

comment by: cdouglas - 03/19/2014


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Thanks for the info!

Patrick B - 3/21/2014




- RM-155

by: Gary Y08/18/2016


I like this product and would definitely buy it again. I like not having to splice into the vehicle wiring and install diodes, etc. It is a clean installation with good instructions. All I have to do to hook up the lights is raise the hood of the towed car and pull out the pigtail and hook it to the motorhome. It is powered by the motorhome and does not run down the battery in the towed car. Great product. 285105



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by: Ken G.10/20/2016


I purchased a Blue Ox base plate, Air Force One braking system, and a light kit for my 2013 Durango. I could have not asked for an easier process with selecting and ordering, also the tutorials and videos were a great help in determining what was the best system for me . Everything arrived as planned and in great condition. This is not my first time using etrailer.com and my prior experience was equally good. 310652



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by: Triplewide12/31/2015


Bulb kit included everything needed. Plenty of wire sent. Did not use supplied 4 wire connectors, used HM47056 for toad to motor home connection. Ran wires inside cab along with Invisibrake lines. Fast delivery. Good price. 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited. Jeep had available spot to place bulbs in rear tail light lens at lower portion. Easy install once wires were run. 234587



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by: Forrest L.10/30/2016


The base adapter for my Chevrolet Spark, that I ordered, arrived in less than a week. The instructions were very helpful. Proceeding carefully it took about four and a half hours to complete the installation and it fit perfectly. The adapter appears very well made and is by far the most robust part of the whole vehicle. 314994



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by: Dane06/15/2015


It eas a bit more complicted to install than I had expected. Could benefit from a more through set of instructions. I installed the harness on a 2003 Jeep Wrangler, and had to fabricate several metal fittings due to aftermarket products previously installed on the Jeep. Overall I am satisfied with the product. 203454



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by: Jeff Shaeffer10/22/2013


I ordered tow light kit RM155 for my Jeep Wrangler so we can tow it behind the motorhome. The kit was shipped imeadiately after my order was placed,and was at my doorstep within 5 working days. The installation was easy,the instructions were easy to follow. I couldn't be happier with the Quality and service. 104785



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by: William05/31/2016


I order Blue ox base plate bracket kit BX 88230 and light kit RM-155 for my 1995 jeep so I can tow it with my motor home price was great shipping was Quick . They were easy to install and made of good quality .The kits had great instructions I am very happy with purchase William in CA. 254234



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by: Dennis Scott11/14/2016


I have ordered several items from etrailer in the last year or more and have been very pleased with their service. The employees have been very willing and knowledgeable to answer all of my questions, every time. All my items have been delivered in a timely manner. Very pleased! 319516



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by: Glyn L04/29/2015


Fast delivery and received exactly as ordered. Just installed it today and it was very easy to do by just following the instructions packaged with it. I have received and used other parts from this supplier and have always been totally satisfied with all aspects of the purchases. 188809



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by: Sharon05/06/2016


The wire supplied with the kit was insufficient for the job. I followed the video on wiring the 2010 CRV and needed to purchase additional 12 feet to complete the job to reach from the passenger side to the drivers side of the tail light assemble. Would not recommend . 248811



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by: Stu09/23/2016


Easy to install, works good. Had one problem short 6 foot cord with male ends on both ends. While traveling this summer plug end near car came unplugged from wind turbulence causing fuses in motor home to blow. Now I use zip tie to hold plugs together, problem solved. 297990



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by: Gerald Catton09/01/2016


Product is excellent quality, directions easy to follow, all parts needed to complete , only need a little longer wiring harness, my truck is a dbl. cab and wiring went to driver's front side, preferred wire to go to middle of the font, but used plug wire to extend. 290194



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by: Steven Hosford07/22/2011


I ordered a (tow) brake system and wiring kit for my Jeep GC to facilitate towing this vehicle behind my motorhome. The service was great, delivery was quick, and the products were as advertized with no suprises. I would certainly buy from these folks in the future. 19857



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by: KENNY G.02/21/2011


JUST A SHORT NOTE TO CONFIRM THAT I HAVE RECEIVED THE BASEPLATE AND WIREING HARNESS FOR MY TOW VEHICLE! THE SERVICE WAS FANTASTIC, AS WAS THE PRICE! I WILL DO BUSINESS WITH ETRAILER WHENEVER I NEED THE PRODUCTS YOU SELL. THANKS AGAIN KENNY 7532



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by: Mike04/12/2011


Works as advertized. Easy install...just make sure you have 2 inches between your exsisting bulb and the kit bulbs. Not enough wire though....I had to go buy a 6' lenght to run from taillight to taillight. Hence the GOOD rating. 11557



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by: W. Dore 07/19/2016


Great product, not a bad install and works great. I chose to cut off both 4 flat connectors and I installed a 4 round connector with spring cover on the front of my CRV. Looks and work out great. 273698



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by: wiring kit06/17/2013


enough wire to complete the job on a Wrangler, Followed the Blue Ox drill reccomendation from the mount plate and worked perfectly. Maybe a little pricie for what you get but its all together. 84968



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by: Danny M.06/20/2014


On the 2014 jeep wrangled, the lenses are one piece sealed so there isn't a good way to drill the hole because if you make it big enough for the bulb to fit through, the socket is loose. 136722



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by: Bill R.05/15/2014


etrailer is simply the BEST. The Roadmaster Universal Wiring Kit Product is excellent and simple to install thanks to the great instructions and etrailers how to video is right on. 130802



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by: Ted R01/20/2017


Such a nice option to run my Toad lighting independent. Makes hooking up the invisibrake system a lot simpler Thank you Again I always look forward to doing Business with etrailer 334178



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by: Ron S.06/15/2016


Good materials and instructions. There is a YouTube video that is very helpful. I would have liked a longer connector that goes between the motor coach and the towed vehicle. 261542



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by: John05/29/2016


Installation was straightforward and fairly simple. The hardest part was finding a routing for the wire to stay away from moving parts. That will be different for each vehicle. 253244



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by: Ken S.03/05/2016


Very easy to install. I like the idea that it is independent from my other lights and don't have to worry about crossover/feedback if I tapped into my regular system 239746



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by: Larry H.10/13/2013


Hard to install on 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee as it is very difficult to determine where to drill so you have clearance and don't drill in to something vital. 103638



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by: Dan L07/01/2015


Took 90 Min to install after watching the video. Installed on 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sarah and connected to Winnebago Adventurer. No problems at all. 208730



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by: John G.03/05/2011


received very fast and the instructions with the kit were very easy to understand. Making the wiring job of my dinghy easy and simple. Thank You 8531



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by: Bob G.03/25/2011


Roadmaster products are all very well made and have excellent instructions and are easy to install.....very good products with great customer service. 10373



- RM-155

by: Allen G.03/05/2013


I haven't installed the kit yet but it looks good. I did install the base plate I ordered from you. It went together will. Thanks a lot, Allen 69030



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by: David B.06/04/2016


Just what I needed for my 2003 Jeep Wrangler, the video on your web site was excellent, don't think I would have made it without the video. 256816



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by: Mike05/02/2011


Easy install with very good instructions. The wiring did run short and I had to go purchase and extra 10 feet of wire to run between lights. 12669



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by: Ken04/13/2013


Perfect product for my needs. Going to be fun just installing it! Great product and GREAT SERVICE from etrailer.com. Thanks again! 75792



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by: Mike M.08/25/2016


Nice alternative to splicing into your vehicles light system. Its a little work routing the wiring through the vehicle but worth it. 287369



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by: Kerry St Piere07/19/2012


Easy installation but wire was too short had to purchase more. Over priced for what you get. Lights are not as bright as expected. 48538



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by: Glen B02/02/2011


Excellent service and right on. Needed it quick and got it fast without asking for special delivery. Thanks, Happy Customer 6548

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  • I pulled up a copy of the owners manual for a 2014 Fiat 500L and found that the manual transmission vehicles are okay to flat tow as long as you put the vehicle in neutral. You need to check your owners manual to double check this. The first component you will need to flat tow your vehicle is a base plate kit. For that I would recommend the Roadmaster Base Plates # RM-522014-5. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental...
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  • Will the Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit, # RM-155, Fit in 2010 Ford Escape Lens Housing
  • The Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit with Bulbs, # RM-155, is a universal wiring kit, so it can be used on your 2010 Ford Escape as long as you have room in your taillight housing to drill a 1 inch hole under the red lens. It uses the standard #1157 bulb which measures 1.83 inches tall and .97 inches width of the bulb. The sockets measures .95 inches where it goes into the lense. The instructions show to drill a 1 inch hole in the taillight housing beneath a red lens to fit the socket...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2012 Jeep Wrangler
  • In order to flat tow your 2012 Jeep Wrangler, you will have to install base plates because they provide and safe and secure proper attachment point to the vehicle frame for tow bar use. I am unaware of any aftermarket bumper that will negate the need for base plates. You would need to install base plates, # BX1126, to flat tow the Jeep. The Adventurer tow bar you referenced is compatible with these base plates. You will also need safety cables like # BX88197. The coiled design helps...
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  • Parts Needed to Setup a New Motorhome and 2012 Ford Escape 2WD for Flat Towing
  • I did a bit of research on towing the 2012 Ford Escape front wheel drive and found that this vehicle can be flat towed as is, but Ford has speed restrictions when towing so a lube pump kit is needed to tow beyond the manufacturer specifications. You should confirm the towability and pre-tow procedures for your vehicle with your owners manual or contact the vehicle manufacturer for towing instructions. We do not carry transmission lube pumps at this time. The base plate kit you referenced,...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2012 GMC Terrain Behind a Class C Motor Home
  • The first thing I would recommend to do is to check your owners manual or with the GMC dealer on the proper procedure for towing the vehicle. Some vehicles might need to be equipped with a transmission lube pump, an axle disconnect, drive line disconnect or free-wheeling hubs before they can be towed. To flat tow your 2012 GMC Terrain you will need a tow bar, base plates, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking. Also, the Discrete Logic Ignition Switch fuse (fuse #32) needs...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Behind a Class A Holiday Rambler Arista 300
  • First, you will want to consult the Jeep owners manual to determine the proper procedure for towing. If you find that you can flat tow the Jeep, there are 5 items you will need to flat tow your 2012 Jeep Wrangler. First, you will need base plates to provide a secure attachment point for a tow bar. For your 2012 Wrangler, if you do not have an aftermarket bumper, you can use Blue Ox base plates, # BX1126. I have included a link to the installation instructions for you. Next, you will...
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  • Blue Ox Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 1999 Jeep Wrangler Sahara
  • Yes, the Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar # BX7365 would work to flat tow your 1999 Jeep Wrangler. You will need several other items to complete your towing setup though. The first thing you will need is a base plate kit. If you have a double tube bumper you would want the part # BX1120, if you have a U-channel bumper you would want part # BX1118. Check out the pictures I attached to see the differences between the two bumper styles. For lighting you can use the bulb and socket kit, # RM-155, and...
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  • Pulling Fuses to Flat Tow 2010 Ford Escape
  • According to Roadmaster, only one fuse needs to be pulled in order to flat tow your Escape. According to Roadmaster, the fuse is located in the power distribution box under the hood. You would remove the 20 AMP Main Ignition Fuse in position # 28. Roadmaster highly recommends you confirm the fuse location with your Ford dealer. For more info about flat towing, you can check out the Flat Towing articles I have linked to.
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  • Flat Towing Parts Recommendation for a 2016 Jeep Patriot Manual Transmission
  • For your 2016 Jeep Patriot manual transmission you will first need to start with a base plate kit. For that you would want the Roadmaster kit part # 521441-1 as it has been confirmed to fit your vehicle. Base plate kits are pretty easy for mechanics to install. Any qualified mechanic in your area with a good reputation would have no problem installing this. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 1998 Jeep Wrangler Behind an RV
  • Your 1998 Jeep Wrangler has the factory U-channel bumper so for Blue Ox base plates # BX1118 is the correct model for your Jeep. While we do not have a video showing installation I have included a link to the detailed instructions that explain the installation. For a compatible tow bar I recommend the Alpha, # BX7365. The Alpha is rated for 6,500 pounds and it comes with safety cables so you will not have to purchase any separately. For lighting I recommend the bulb and socket kit...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2000 Honda CR-V Behind a Motor Home
  • In order to flat tow your 2000 Honda CR-V, you will need to first add base plates. You can use the XL style base plates that you have referenced, # 1528-3. In order to use your Reese tow bar, # 63180, you will need to use an adapter, # RM-025, and quick disconnects, # RM-201. With this tow bar, you are limited to 45 miles per hour. I have included a link to the installation details for you. If you want to tow at highway speeds, you will need a different tow bar. I recommend the Falcon...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2012 Ford Focus Behind a Motor Home
  • There are 5 components needed to flat tow your 2012 Ford Focus and those are a tow bar, base plate kit, safety cables, tow bar wiring and a supplemental braking system. The base plate for your vehicle is the Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit, # RM-524430-5. You will also need safety cables, # RM-645, as they are required by law when flat towing a vehicle. You should not have a problem, but check your tow bar and make sure it is compatible with EZ5 style base plates. If it is not compatible,...
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  • Parts Needed for Towing a 2007 Chevy Trailblazer Behind a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup
  • The 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer can be flat towed. If you have the 4 wheel drive Trailblazer the vehicle is towable as is, or can be towed on a tow dolly like the RoadMaster Tow Dolly, # RM-2000-1. If you have a 2 wheel drive model, a transmission lube pump is required for flat towing. The 2 wheel drive model is not recommended for towing with a tow dolly. You should confirm the towability and pre-towing procedures for any vehicle you might select with the owners manual or contact...
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  • Wiring 2011 Jeep Wrangler for Flat Towing Behind RV
  • You will indeed need the Roadmaster Brite-Lite vehicle-to-vehicle tail light converter, part # RM-154 in order to install the Hopkins tail light isolating diode system in your Wrangler. If you take a look at the schematic I have provided, you can see how the system is wired. My research shows that the Roadmaster Tail-Light Wiring Kit with Bulb and Socket, part # RM-155 would be compatible with your Jeep, and would be much easier to install. This system uses bulbs wired directly to the...
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  • Can a Mitsubishi Mirage be Flat Towed by a Motor Home
  • It sounds like you are trying to tow a Mitsubishi Mirage behind your motorhome. Without knowing what year your Mirage I can say that if you have a 1997-2002 you would want base plate kit part # 812-1, or if you have a different year model follow the link I attached to the right so that you can select your year/make/model to determine which base plate you would need. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking...
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  • Flat Towing a 2003 Honda CRV
  • According to our friends at Remco Towing, the 2003 is flat towable without modifications. You should refer to the owners manual section regarding Emergency Towing for guidelines. Did you look into renting a tow dolly? That might be a more economical option than a trailer. You would need to begin with a tow bar, like the Roadmaster Stowmaster, part # RM-501. You would then need a base plate kit, part # RM-1541-1, a wiring kit like part # RM-155 and safety cables like # RM-643. Many...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2016 Kia Soul Manual Transmission
  • You will need to put the ignition of your 2016 Kia Soul in the ACC position so that the steering wheel will be unlocked. The correct base plate kit for your 2016 Kia Soul with a manual transmission would be the # RM-522114-4. The base plate kit you referenced is for older model Souls so it would not be the correct one. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle. The most popular...
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  • Wiring Harness to Flat Tow a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Behind a Motor Home
  • The bulb and socket kit # RM-155 is not a fit for the 2014 or 2015 Jeep Wrangler so you would not want to use it. Since you do not want to splice into the vehicle wiring I recommend using TrailerMate kit # TM781124. It just plugs in line with the vehicle tail light wiring. No drilling, cutting, or splicing required to the vehicle wiring. I have linked a video showing installation for you. The only other way to bypass the vehicle completely is to use a magnetic kit such as # C-ATL20A.
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  • Flat Towing a 2016 Chevy Sonic Behind a Motorhome
  • To flat tow your 2016 Chevrolet Sonic you're going to need several items. For starters, I recommend the Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar # BX7365 which connects to your RV by your trailer hitch receiver. The arms swivel, making it easier to connect to your Sonic and the Alpha comes with safety cables. Next you'll need the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit # BX1703 which is compatible with your Sonic. It's fairly easy to install, with no welding and is barely noticeable when the tabs are removed. For...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2014 GMC Terrain Behind a Motor Home
  • To tow a vehicle behind a motor home with all wheels on the ground the first step is to consult the vehicle owners manual. Some vehicles have special requirements or restrictions and procedures for flat towing. If your model can be flat towed then the first thing you are going to need are base plates on the 2014 GMC Terrain. The base plates provide a proper and secure attachment point for the tow bar. Blue Ox base plates # BX1689 are listed as a fit for all models of the 2014 GMC Terrain. There...
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