Tow your vehicle securely behind your RV with this durable steel tow bar. Hookup is a snap, even on unlevel ground, thanks to the unique swivel feature and self-aligning arms that automatically center and lock in place. Lowest Prices for the best tow bars from Blue Ox. Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar - Motor Home Mount - 6,500 lbs part number BX7365 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar - Motor Home Mount - 6,500 lbs

Blue Ox Tow Bars

(46 reviews)


Code:   BX7365

Retail:$745.00

Price:$624.99


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Blue Ox Tow Bars - BX7365

Tow your vehicle securely behind your RV with this durable steel tow bar. Hookup is a snap, even on unlevel ground, thanks to the unique swivel feature and self-aligning arms that automatically center and lock in place.


Features:

  • Tow bar lets you tow your vehicle safely and securely behind your motor home
    • Slides into trailer hitch receiver on RV - no ball mount necessary
  • Swivel function makes it easy to connect, even on unlevel terrain
  • Self-aligning design - hook up to base plates on towed vehicle and drive RV forward
    • Arms extend into rigid, tow-ready position and automatically lock in place
  • Triple-lug connection - sturdy brackets on the end of each tow bar arm provide reinforced connection to base plates
    • Each arm attaches and detaches from base plate with 2 easy-to-access pins
  • Simple, secure storage alongside motor home
    • Arms fold up, rotate down, and secure in place horizontally with the integrated hold-up bolt
  • Powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant
  • Rubber boots protect telescoping arms from dirt and grime
  • Safety cables included
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Capacity: 6,500 lbs
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitches
  • Compatibility: fits Blue Ox base plates
    • Can be adapted for use with Roadmaster base plates with the Roadmaster Base Plate to Blue Ox and Demco Tow Bars Adapter (RM-033; sold separately)
  • Weight: 35 lbs
  • 3-Year warranty


Swivel Function

Tow bars are notoriously difficult to connect and disconnect, especially on uneven surfaces. Rigid tow bars have arms that are essentially locked in place so you have to drive your towed vehicle into the exact position necessary for hookup. But with the Alpha, you can connect from the approximate towing position, even on unlevel terrain. The unique swivel design allows the tow bar arms to turn and pivot just enough to compensate for a slight height difference so you no longer have to worry about being on completely level ground.


Self-Aligning Design

The convenient, self-centering arms help to make hookup a snap as well. Once you have connected the tow bar to the base plates on your towed vehicle, simply drive your RV forward until the tow bar arms fully extend and lock in place.


Non-Binding Release Latch

Non-Binding Tow Bar

Blue Ox has defeated the age-old problem of binding by creating a tow bar that is just as easy to release as it is to hook up. Simply press down the locking handles on the tow bar arms until the internal latch disengages. By releasing some of the static pressure from your tow bar you can flex its arms just enough to make disconnecting from the base plates a snap, even when it's out of level with your RV.


Triple-Lug Bracket

Triple-Lug Connection

Blue Ox base plates on your vehicle are equipped with two tabs each that connect to the brackets on the ends of the tow bar arms. These brackets are referred to as "lugs." The unique triple-lug design of the Alpha tow bar creates a tighter, more stable connection by surrounding both base plate tabs. The result is a sturdy, reinforced connection that is stronger and more rigid for a safer, more dependable towing experience.


Hooking up the Alpha to your base plates is as simple as it is secure. Just insert the triple-lug end of the tow bar arm into the base plate so that the center lug is positioned between the two tabs of the base plate. Then insert the 1/2" keeper pin through the lugs and tabs and secure it at the end with the included quick pin.


Simple Storage

The Alpha can be easily stored on your RV when it is not in use. After disconnecting the tow bar from your towed vehicle, push the arms of the tow bar together so that they are side by side. You can then fold them up toward the RV and insert the integrated hold-up bolt into place on the hitch connector. Then pivot the arms down so that they are held firmly in place alongside the RV, parallel to its bumper.



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Video of Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar - Motor Home Mount - 6,500 lbs


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Video Transcript for Blue Ox Tow Bars BX7365 Review

Today, we'll be reviewing part number BX7365. This is the Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar. This is a motor home mount rated at 6,500 pounds. This tow bar is going to let you tow your vehicle safely and securely behind your motor home. This portion here slides into your two inch by two inch receiver style hitch on your RV. No ball mount is necessary, it's going to come with a 5/8 inch pin and clip.

This does have a swivel function so it actually rocks back and forth. Our little pivot mouth right here so it's going to make it very easy to connect even on unlevel terrain. This also has a self aligning design which means all you got to do is hook it up to the base plates on your towed vehicle and drive the RV forward. As you drive forward it's actually going to extend one of this arms or extend both arms and it's going to lock the arm in place in a towed position. The bring the arm back in push on that lever and you push it in far enough and it's going to secure back into a stored position. It's got the triple-lug connection here.

You can see, sturdy brackets on the end of each tow bar arm, provide reinforced connection to the base plates. Each arm is going to attach and detach from the base plate with two easy to access pins, very simple to use, they also have indicators on the outside that way you can tell that the outer most portion of the bracket is facing up and that's also going to let you understand what side of the vehicle each arm goes on. Now, other neat things I really like about the Blue OX Alpha is it's ability to store when it's not in a used position or towing application. All you have to do is disconnect it from the base plate, your vehicle and then you bring the arms up and then you bring the arms up into a upright position. This pin right here is going to fit into this slot and then as you rotate the arms over to one side, the pins are going to engage in this portion here. It's going to fold up at a 90 degree angle against the back of your RV and it's going to slant just a little bit to one side or the other for a nice sturdy position.

That's a great feature to have with this tow bar assembly. Has a really nice black powder coat finish on it so it's going to stand up really well against rusting and corrosion as the rubber boost better design to protect the telescoping arms from dirt and grime. It's also going to come with two safety cables that you can attach to the base plate on your vehicle and then loop them up to around the hitch of your RV or your motor home. This is going to offer a capacity of 6,500 pounds. Once again it's designed to fit inside a two inch by two inch trailer hitch receiver. This is compatible for Blue Ox base plates, this can be adapted for use with Roadmaster base plates with the Roadmaster base plate, the Blue Ox and Demco Tow bar adapter.

Sold separately with part number RM-033. The product itself is going to weigh right around 35 pounds so this is a great thing to install by yourself. They'll never hurt seeing extra set of hands to make sure that you're not straining yourself with installing this. The Blue Ox base plate and receiver lock kit is also available and sold separately with part number BX88101. That's going to allow you to get rid of the pins and secure them with pins and locks. Another accessory that's really great to have on hand is the Blue Ox towing accessory kit for motor home mounted tow bars. That's available and sort separately, part number BX88109, you can find all those accessories here on our website at etrailer.com. That's going to do it for today's look at part number BX7365. This is the Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar. .


Customer Reviews

Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar - Motor Home Mount - 6,500 lbs - BX7365

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (46 Customer Reviews)


Tow your vehicle securely behind your RV with this durable steel tow bar. Hookup is a snap, even on unlevel ground, thanks to the unique swivel feature and self-aligning arms that automatically center and lock in place.


- BX7365

by: Mike06/24/2015

2014 Honda CR-V


etrailer shipped fast and had good website info, reviews, and videos that were very helpful in making the decision on equipment to tow my 2014 CRV. I have only test fit the tow bar but seemed easy to operate and hook up. Hope to put it to the real test soon. 206970



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by: David I06/29/2014

Jeep Wrangler


Got the BX7365 Alpha tow bar, BX2218 base plate kit and BRK2012 Patriot brake system. Installation was straightforward. Just got back from a 4500 mile trip and everything worked well. 138248



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by: Bill s09/07/2015

2015 Jeep Wrangler


Easy to set up on my 2015 jeep wrangler 224385



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by: Tom O05/18/2013


The Tow bar appears well made and of highest quality. We replaced the standard pin with anti-rattle locking pin and my wife made a cover on her sewing machine for the stowed position. I like the fact that it stows well out of the way and our rear RV basement door opens without interference. All the controls and joints move easy enough and all that remains is putting some miles on it. 80812


Comments

Still working well, we have knocked some paint off and sprayed a little primer back to keep it from rusting. I have seen no other product that would have been a better choice.Very happy with purchase

Tom O - 05/25/2014

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by: Karl Klemme02/10/2014


Great service, Looks to be a very good product, bwcause of weather, will be a bit before I can actually use it. THANK. CASEY, YOUR GREAT 116137


Comments

Had a good summer of 2014. went to Oklahoma, Maine, and Pennsylvania. All of the BlueOx products worked perfectly. Couldnt ask for anything more, other than a extra driver to cover all the miles, or a blond to keep me company.Have a good one

Karl K - 03/03/2015

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by: Roy T05/18/2015


Works very well . . . good quality prod uct 194099


Comments

Worked great on several long distance trips behind 40 RV - easy to connectdisconnect - sturdy high quality product - recommend for others

Roy T - 05/26/2016

17973



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by: Dennis M.09/04/2013


We purchased the Blue Ox Tow Bar to use behind our Class C Motorhome. It was easy to attach to the RV as well as the Honda Fit which we are towing. We haven't had a chance to use it since we received it, however, we have had nothing but glowing remarks about the Blue OX products from all our RV camping buds. ETrailer was very prompt in shipping this to us and even reduced the shipping time at no additional cost. We ordered this on Monday afternoon and it arrived by UPS at our residence on Thursday morning. Thanks ETrailer for your followup and your prompt shipping. 98314



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by: blue-ox04/23/2014


just what I ordered ,came in excellent condition 126932


Comments

very good

ed f - 04/23/2015

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by: Peter Y07/09/2016


When I bought it I thought it was gods gift to tow bars, a year later, after doing a lot of towing with it, my reaction is - meh. Although the adjustable arms to make hooking up easier, it does have a propensity to bind up when trying to get it off - like 3 out of every 4 times. It's not quite a celebration if we can get the two bar off without resorting to hammer. And it still takes two people do hook and unhook. We also have a $125 regular old fixed tow bar, it works just as well. 269742



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by: Tim C03/02/2016


Very easy to attach and use. Stows on RV when not in use. 239179



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by: Jim09/29/2015


I received the brackets last week and the tow bar today bar today. I want to thank tori for all her help, what a asset she is to your company. I am going to try to add pictures to this e-mail. Thank you. Jim griffin 228275



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by: Tony B.08/26/2012


I just installed it on my coach and it seems to be exactly what I ordered, and looks like it will tow my vehicle without a problem. Construction is good, and unit feels sturdy. I'll be towing in a day or two and am confident that this unit will do exactly what I need. 53087



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by: Rm05/05/2015


Just wanted to drop a note of thanks, I knew the Blue Ox product would be good, but I was extremely impressed with the service of etrailer. The website was easy to work with and I had my purchase within 3 days. In stock and on motor home for the weekend. Thanks again 190430



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by: Geoff D.06/10/2016


Product is great but you can get great products many places...it is etrailer.com that is the difference. Easy to use site with quality products at a good price. Simple, fast, and piece of mind knowing etrailer is always there after the sale! 259788



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by: Ken S.03/05/2016


Does the job. The only problem I have is sometimes the release latch will not disengage when I disconnect my toad vehicle. I think they have one now that they advertise will never lock-up and might be worth the extra cost. 239745



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by: Douglas05/16/2016


This thing is great. I've been flat towing for a while but this was my first collapsing/adjustable tow bar. Makes it much easier to hook up. Easily folds away on the tow vehicle making storage convenient. 250422



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by: Bob S10/22/2015


How can you go wrong with Blue Ox. Great towing product. Towing a 2013 Ford Edge behind 2014 FR Georgetown. Don't even really know that the Edge is back there until you see it. Very well built and solid. 230493



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by: David R.10/18/2012


It was just what I needed. I was very impressed with the service I received from etrailer.I received my purchase quicker than I expected and I love the FREE shiping. Thanks etrailer, I'll be back. 57594



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by: Elmer T12/16/2011


Blue Ox is the greatest. Hook up and storage is a plus. I have used this in the rain and is fast and easy to hook up. Had Car tow dolly before, this is so much better. 28205



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by: Harry S07/31/2013


etrailer filled and I received, this tow bar within 48 hours after I tried, for 6 weeks, to get the manufacturer, BlueOx, to ship the same product. 92583



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by: joysdrm08/20/2015


It took about two and a half hours in my garage with basic hand tools to install the base plate kit on my Wrangler and it fit like a glove. 220670



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by: Stephen M.07/17/2016


I really like the ease of installing the BX7365 and how easy it is to align the car with the individual adjustment levers for each side. 272927



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by: Rich E03/13/2013


the tow bar came in good condition and looks good on the motorhome well wirth the price. Thank you Rich E 70613



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by: Liz W10/14/2015


The tow bar works great. We pulled our car 1500 miles with no problems. The bar stows perfectly on the back of our RV. 229926



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by: Angel05/05/2016


Perfect fit, good quality. excellent set up created by Blue Ox to tow 4 wheel down MINI Coopers. I have a 2006 Base R50. 248613



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by: Don05/04/2013


As advertised, quick delivery, Have purchased several item from etrailer with similar results. Will continue to use. 79027



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by: Wayne Z.06/18/2014


I receive the hitch at record speed all in excellent shape and would deal with them again and recommend to friends. 136322



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by: PatD09/01/2015


Very nice for a one man operation. Easy to use. I've used it on my truck and camper so far. 223350



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by: Martin B.01/18/2013


Outstanding service. Very fast delivery. My first choice for anything trailer/towing related. 63505



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by: pam s09/04/2012


my husband said it took him about 3 1/2 hours to put this on. he love love loves it. thank u 53963



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by: carlos l10/07/2013


i haven't used the tow bar, but it looks great, shipping was much better than expected. 102861



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by: David G.02/07/2014


Great product. Super fast shipping. Easy installation. Tested and works great. Thanks. 116035



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by: Floyd07/27/2016


Easy to connect to vehicle. Folds up and is supported while attached to the coach. 276886



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by: Michael05/10/2016


Tow bars were easy to install, and setup Jeep for towing. 249527



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by: Jeff Abulencia07/02/2016


Tow dolly works perfect.. Very satisfied with Etrailer. 267422



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by: Ben T07/05/2016


Every thing went great with fast shipping Thanks 268144



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by: Bob T.03/03/2016


No issues. Works great and easy to use 239405



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by: Jeff M10/28/2015


Looking forward to towing our vehicle 231005



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by: Kirk07/27/2015


very well made, simple to hook up 214808



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by: Ralph R.12/03/2012


Well designed. Quite functional. 60507



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by: Hohn Has advertised06/28/2013


as advertised, works great 86587



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by: Joe D02/12/2014


Hi quality, as described. 116391



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by: Dewey04/08/2015


Very high quality unit. 184064



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by: Jim02/20/2015


Top of the line... 175466



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by: Bill06/02/2016


Great Product 255753



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by: Ryan11/21/2015


Easy to use. 232388

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  • Tow bars are meant to attach to base plates which mount to the frame of the vehicle. They are not meant to attach directly in place or or to the tow hooks or tow hook mounts on a vehicle. Your 2008 Hummer H3 may be constructed to be pulled from those hooks (check owners manual to be sure) but there is no tow bar or adapter that will work for this application. To flat tow the H3 start with base plates, # BX4104. They will provide the proper attachment point for the tow bar. They do basically...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Towing 2014 Honda CR-V
  • You are correct with the parts you listed. I double checked for you, the Blue Ox Base Plates # BX2258, Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar # BX7365, Hopkins Tow Bar Wiring # HM56304, Roadmaster InvisiBrake Supplemental Braking System # RM-8700 , Roadmaster Brake-Lite Relay # RM-88400, Roadmaster FuseMaster Fuse Bypass # RM76511, and Roadmaster 7-way to 4-way Extention # RM-164-7 will all fit and will be needed to flat tow your 2014 Honda CR-V. The Blue Ox Base Plate and Receiver Lock Kit # BX88177 is...
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  • Replacement Tabs for Blue Ox Base Plates to Flat Tow a 2001 Chevy Cavalier Behind an RV
  • The attachment tabs used in Blue Ox base plate kit # BX1647 are # BX62-3469. It is listed in the parts brake down in the instructions for the base plates I have linked for you to the right. In addition to the tabs and the base plates you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow the 2001 Chevy Cavalier. For a compatible tow bar that includes safety cables I recommend the Alpha, # BX7365. I have included a link to a video review...
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  • Tow Bar, Base Plates and Equipment Needed to Tow 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Behind a Motorhome
  • According to my research, the Wrangler Unlimited is capable of being flat towed, but there will be specific procedures mentioned in the owner's manual that need to be followed to the letter. Failure to do so could cause damage to the drivetrain of your vehicle. The Blue Ox Alpha tow bar you referenced, part # BX7365 would be an excellent choice, it also includes the necessary safety cables. To provide a mounting location for the tow bar, you'll need the # BX1126 base plate kit which...
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  • 2016 Chevy Spark Flat Towing Parts Recommendation
  • For your manual transmission 2016 Chevy Spark the Blue Ox base plate kit part # BX1725 is the correct base plate to use. Since this is a Blue Ox base plate you would be best served by going with a Blue Ox tow bar since the two products would work together without also having to get an adapter. The most popular tow bar is the Blue Ox Alpha part # BX7365 which has telescoping arms which allow the arms to be easily disconnected without having to worry about them getting too bound up to...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2015 Ford Focus Hatchback
  • To flat tow a vehicle you will need at least 5 items: base plates for the vehicle (its what the tow bar attaches to), a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking. For base plates I recommend Blue Ox # BX2654. The Blue Ox base plates are generally easiest to install. Take a look at the instructions to determine if this is an installation you can take on at home. Usually we do recommend professional installation. For a compatible tow bar I recommend the Alpha,...
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  • Parts Needed For Flat-Towing 2015 GMC Canyon
  • I spoke with my contact at Blue Ox about your 2015 GMC Canyon. The Blue Ox Base Plates, part # BX1721 is designed to work with your Canyon if it is a 4WD. They have not done a test-fit for these base plates on a 2WD yet. The # BX1721 does come with the pins that hold the triple-lug attachment to the removable arms. If you are asking about the pin that attaches the tow bar to the base plates, they are not included with the base plates. Those pins are included with the tow bar....
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2016 Ford Explorer behind an RV
  • First you will need to start with a base plate kit to provide the connection point for the tow bar. For that you would want the part # BX2658 for if you do not have adaptive cruise control and you do not have a Sport model. If you have a Sport model with or without adaptive cruise you would need the part # BX2660. 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 compatible...
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  • How to Prepare 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited for Flat-towing Behind a Motor Home
  • According to page 485 of the online version of the owners manual for the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited the steps necessary to prepare the vehicle for flat towing behind a motor home are as follows: If equipped with an automatic transmission the vehicle should be in Park; if a manual transmission it should be in gear, not in neutral. The transfer case should be in neutral. The vehicle can be towed only in the forward direction. The Wrangler cannot be used with a tow dolly. Also it is...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 4WD
  • Flat towing safely and legally requires a few components, including the tow bar, safety cables, a wiring/lighting kit, a braking system and base plates on the towed vehicle. Sometimes a wiring extension and high/low hitch adapter are needed too. The hitch adapter is required to keep the tow bar near level when it is connected; your large tires and lift may well require one of these. Please refer to the linked help articles on flat towing and hitch adapters. You'll also want to check your...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2016 Lincoln MKX
  • We have all of the parts needed to flat tow your 2016 Lincoln MKX, but the tow bar lighting harness part # HM56002 has not been confirmed as a fit yet for the 2016 models as of right now (Feb 2016) so I can't recommend it. For lighting you can use the diode kit, # RM-15267, and not have to worry about cutting into the taillight housing like some of the bulb and socket kits require. This will splice into your taillight wiring to allow your tow vehicle to control the taillight assemblies...
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Lindsey S

Expert Research:
Robert G

Expert Research:
Michael H

Expert Research:
Jameson C

Video Edited:
Joshua S

Test Fit:
Nicholas E

Video Edited:
Jacob T

Expert Research:
John H

Expert Research:
Adam R

Updated by:
Laura H

Installed by:
Cole B

Test Fit:
Shane T

Expert Research:
Jeffrey L

Video by:
Alan C

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Chris R

Updated by:
Sarah W

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