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Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Installation - 2015 Jeep Wrangler

Today on our 2015 Jeep Wrangler we'll be having a look at and installing the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit with removable arms, part number BX1126. All right, here's what our base plate looks like installed. It sits up nice and high against our factory bumper, and doesn't stick out past it. This will allow us to take our Jeep off road, not hindering our ground clearance at all. When we're not flat towing our vehicle, this is what it would look like with the arms removed. Provided, we have two dust caps here that go in where the arms go to help keep dirt and debris from entering our base plate, making it difficult to insert our arms. When we're ready to flat tow our Jeep behind our motor home, we just need to remove the plastic plugs by pulling out on them.


Blue Ox Base Plates BX1134 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Blue Ox base plate kit with removable arms. This product fits certain years and models of the Jeep Wrangler. To ensure that this is a fit for your vehicle, you can use the vehicle fit guide located at etrailer.com. The custom fit base plates provide attachment points for your tow bar. The unit features hidden reinforcement which means that less of the bracket shows once this is fully installed, and your base plate tabs remove easily for a nice hidden look. To remove them, you just pull this pin right here, just spring loaded design, and then that allows you to remove the arm. When your arm's not in that mount location again, you're going to have a nice hidden look once it's installed.


Blue Ox Base Plates BX2635 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit. This product fits certain gear and models of the Ford F-150, Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator. To ensure that this is a fit for your vehicle, you can always use the vehicle fit guide located at etrailer.com. This strong and durable base plate kit is custom designed to fit your vehicle. It's going to have the hidden reinforcements, along with the removable bracket arms. It's going to provide a clean, unobtrusive look when your truck is not being towed. Now again, this is a custom fit, base plate system.


Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Installation - 2013 Chevrolet Sonic

Today, on our 2013 Chevrolet Sonic, we'll be having a look at and installing the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit With Removable Arms, part number BX1703. All right. Here's what it looks like installed. As you can see, with our removable arms out of the base plate, we have a very nice and clean look on the front of our vehicle. The only part that sticks out past our license plate frame here is the safety chain attachment points that will go between our motor home and our Sonic. Now, when we're ready to flat tow, we can take our arms, we'll put them in at a 90 degree angle where the arm is horizontal here on the tab.


Roadmaster EZ4 Base Plate Kit Installation - 2015 Ford Fiesta

Today on our 2015 Ford Fiesta ST Hatchback, we'll be installing the Roadmaster EZ4 base plate kit with removable arms, part number RM-524441-4. Okay, here's what our base plate looks like once it's actually been installed all the way. As you can see, it's a nice, clean look. It's tucked up very nicely behind our fascia here. The one thing that really sticks out at all is our safety chain cable attachment points here. Our arms are completely removable; they almost sit flush with the grille on the Focus ST.


Roadmaster Base Plates 521433-1 Review

Today, we're going to be taking a look at the Roadmaster EZ Base Plate kit with removal arms. This product fits certain years and models of the Jeep Liberty. You can use the vehicle fit guide located at Etrailer.com to ensure that this is a fit for your vehicle. This base plate kit attaches to the front of your vehicle and allows you to easily connect your tow bar system so you can flat tow your vehicle. It is compatible with quick disconnects and all Roadmaster tow bars. The kit features a hidden bracket design that provides improved aesthetics compared with standard brackets.


Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit Installation - 2007 Chevrolet HHR

Today in our 2007 Chevrolet HHR, we'll be installing the Roadmaster XL base plate kit with removable arms, part number 3141-1. All right, so here's what our base plate looks like installed. Now we're going to take our removable arms, slide them in place, and we'll secure them with the included pin and clips. With our pins secure, we now have an attachment point for our tow bar arms. Right here at the bottom of our base plate where our arm connects, we have this tab where you can insert a padlock if you want to secure your arms to your base plate so you don't have to worry about someone just pulling the pins out and taking your base plate arms and your tow bar off. It'll be a secure and locked connection.


Roadmaster EZ4 Base Plate Kit Installation - 2017 Chevrolet Spark

Today in our 2017 Chevrolet Spark we'll be having a look at and installing the Roadmaster EZ for base plate kit with removable arms. Part number RM-523185-4. Here's what our base plate looks like installed. As you can see it's nice and tucked up behind our fascia. The only part you really see sticking out in front of the fascia is our safety chain attachment points right here on either side of our license plate. That gives you your attachment point here for your electrical connector, for your towed vehicle lighting system, or a charge align, or anything of that nature that's electrically related. We have a nice attachment point right here to mount a breakaway switch, which we've utilized here today.


Blue Ox Base Plates BX1721 Review

Today, we're going to be taking a look at the Blue Ox base plate kit with removable arms. This product fits certain years and models of the GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado. You can always use the vehicle fit guide located at etrailer.com to ensure that this is a fit for your vehicle. The custom fit base plates provide attachment points for your tow bar system. It allows you to flat tow your GMC Canyon or your Chevrolet Colorado. The product's fully made in the USA. Now, this specific kit from Blue Ox offers hidden reinforcement, which means that less of the bracket shows once the unit's fully installed.


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  • Equipment Needed for Flat Towing 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Behind Motorhome
  • According to my research and what I read in an online copy of the owner's manual for your 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, your vehicle is capable of being flat towed without major modification. There are specific steps that must be followed addressed in the owner's manual and you'll need to follow them exactly to avoid damaging your Jeep. To complete your towing system, you'll need base plates, a tow bar, safety cables, a wiring solution to operate the taillights of the Jeep as it's being...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Hard Rock Edition Behind a Motor Home
  • There are 2 base plate kits that will fit the Hard Rack models of the 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited: Roadmaster base plates # 1444-1 and Blue Ox base plates # BX1134. In both cases the front cross member will be visible. These are the only options so there isn't anything that is any more hidden than them. the Blue Ox base plates cost a little less so I would go with them. For a compatible tow bar the most popular option for Wrangler owners is the Alpha, # BX7365. It is rated for 6,500...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2013 Honda CR-V Behind a Motor Home
  • Blue Ox does make some good products and the Patriot # BRK2012 is one of the best braking systems you could use. It is relatively easy to install, much more so than some other braking systems out there. And it can be used with active power assist braking systems. I would go with it. I have included a link to the installation instructions for you to view. I have also included a link to an FAQ article on supplemental braking systems for you to view. For the BX2258 base plates, make...
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  • Needed Equipment to Flat Tow 2014 Ford Explorer
  • Before attempting to flat tow your vehicle, I would suggest you consult the owners manual or with Ford for any special procedures or prohibitions regarding flat towing your vehicle. I found flat towing procedures on page 292 of the owners manual. For the 2014 Explorer Sport with the Eco Boost engine and adaptive cruise, you would want to use the Blue Ox # BX2632 base plate kit. An adapter like # RM-031 would be needed in order for the Blue Ox base plates to work with the Roadmaster Blackhawk...
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  • Complete Flat Towing Package Recommendation for a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
  • To tow your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee with your motorhome there are several things that you will need. You will need a tow bar, base plate kit, safety cables, tow bar wiring, and a supplemental braking system. The tow bar installs on your motorhome and then connects to the base plates on your Jeep. I was able to find that your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a gross vehicle weight of up to 6500 pounds, so a tow bar that is rated for this weight that I recommend is the Roadmaster Blackhawk...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT
  • The correct base plate kit for your 2015 GMC Sierra 1500 is the Blue Ox kit part # BX1711 that you referenced. Between the two wiring kits you referenced the correct one will be the one that will match the connector you have at the back of your 2014 Tiffin. If you have a 7-way there you would want the # BX88231. If you have a 6-way round there you would instead want the # BX88190. The # BX88231 does not come with safety chains, the # BX88190 does so you would need the # BX88197 if you...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2016 GMC Sierra 1500
  • Yes, the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit part # BX1723 has been confirmed as a fit for the 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 and would work well for you. 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 tow bar is the Blue Ox Aventa LX part # BX7445 that has a 10k capacity and comes with safety cables. The coiled design helps keep the cables off of the ground. For lighting you...
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  • What Parts Needed to Use a Roadmaster Falcon 5250 Tow Bar on a 2007 Jeep Wrangler for Flat Towing
  • Flat towing your Jeep Wrangler behind your Class A motor home will require the tow bar, a lighting/wiring kit, safety chains, base plates and a supplemental braking system. The linked article will give you background on each of these. The Quick Disconnect system for Roadmaster tow bars consists of both vehicle-side and tow-bar-side parts. Car-side brackets are available alone as part # RM-222 and tow bar-side brackets as part # RM-221. The complete bracket kit is part # RM-201; this...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2015 Ford Edge Titanium with 3.5 Liter Motor Behind a Motor Home
  • According to the 2015 Ford Edge owner's manual you can flat tow the 2015 Edge Titanium if it has the 2.7 liter EcoBoost or 3.5 liter motor and 6-speed automatic transmission. Since you have a 3.5 liter then as long as you have the 6-speed automatic you can flat tow your Edge using Blue Ox base plates # BX2656. And for a compatible tow bar I recommend the Alpha, # BX7365. This tow bar also comes with safety cables. For lighting you can use a simple magnetic kit such as # C-ATL20A....
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  • Recommended Base Plates and Braking System to Flat Tow A 2016 or 2017 Ford Edge
  • For a 2016 or 2017 Ford Edge, I'd recommend the Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms, # BX2667 for SE and SEL models excluding 2.0L EcoBoost. These base plates are a custom fit for specific vehicles, so depending on what vehicle trim/model you purchase, you will want to make sure you get the right base plates. I recommend the Blue Ox Patriot Radio Frequency Portable Braking System # BRK2012 for your braking needs. This is a proportional braking system that will give you full-power emergency...
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  • What Comes with the Adapter for Jeep D-Rings to Roadmaster Tow Bars
  • I attached a picture that shows all of the components that come with the # RM-035-1. It does not come with safety chain loops so you would have to run them to the bumper of the vehicle.
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  • How to Tow Kia Soul with Automatic Transmission
  • Since the Kia Soul with automatic transmission cannot be flat-towed with all wheels on the ground, your best option for towing your Soul is to use a towing dolly, such as the RoadMaster Tow Dolly with Electric Brakes, part # RM-2000-1. This product is adjustable to fit many vehicles, and includes electric trailer brakes, radial tires, adjustable wheel nets, tail/brake lights and a 6-way round trailer connector. Since the front wheels are kept off the ground there is no need to alter your...
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  • Installing Winch Mount & Base Plates on 2016 Jeep Wangler Unlimited 75th Anniversary
  • Blue Ox base plate kit # BX1134, which fits various versions of the 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited including your 75th edition, can be installed along with a winch mount so long as they do not share the same mounting points on the vehicle. Usually on Jeeps a winch mount will attach to the bumper beam rather than the frame where base plates attach. Flat towing requires a few specific components in addition to the base plates, such as a tow bar like the Alpha # BX7365. The linked articles...
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  • Difference Between Base Plate Kits for 2016 Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary
  • The difference between the two Roadmaster base plate kits you referenced is the design of the removable arms of the kit. The part # 1444-3 is a MX kit which does not use a crossbar and would be easier to install in my opinion. The XL part # 1444-1 uses removable arms that require attaching to a crossbar like what comes with the Roadmaster tow bars. The kit would be just as involved as the Blue Ox kit part # BX1134 as the attachment brackets are very similar. In addition to the base...
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  • Base Plates Compatible to Flat Tow a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 75th Anniversary Edition
  • The Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plates # RM-521448-5 will not fit the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 75th Anniversay Edition. For base plates that will you can use the Roadmaster XL # 1444-1 or Roadmaster MX # 1444-3. I've attached videos with both kits installed.
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Behind an RV Using Sterling Tow Bar
  • To start, you can use the Sterling tow bar # RM-576 with the EZ 5 base plates, # RM-521446-5, on your 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. But the cable anchors must be attached to the frame of the vehicle or welded to the receiver portion of the bracket. The crossbar is required when using the tow bar with EZ or XL base plates. It is not required on MX or MS base plates but there are only EZ base plates for your vehicle. The same goes for any Roadmaster tow bar. So it would be easier to just...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Behind a Motor Home
  • The Blue Ox base plates # BX2630 are listed as a fit for the 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor. In addition to the base plates you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking. For a compatible tow bar one of the most popular options is the Aventa, # BX7445. This tow bar has a 10,000 pound capacity and comes with safety cables so you will not need to purchase any additional safety cables. For lighting if you will not be towing the truck very often...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trail Hawk
  • We have everything you would need to flat tow your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trail Hawk behind your motorhome. First you will need a base plate kit, which for that I would recommend the Roadmaster Base Plate kit part # RM-521446-4. 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 tow bar is the Falcon 2, # RM-520 . For safety cables you can use # RM-643 . The coiled...
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  • Everything Needed to Flat Tow a 2016 GMC Canyon 4x4
  • I checked the owners manual of a 2016 GMC Canyon it states that the 4x4 models that have a Neutral and Four-Wheel Drive Low setting can be flat towed. For a base plate kit for your Canyon you would want the part # RM-523182-4 that has been confirmed as a fit. 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 tow bar is the Falcon 2, # RM-520. For safety cables...
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  • Need Flat-Towing Set-Up to Pull 2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Behind 2013 Southwind Motor Home
  • The 2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor with 6.2L V8 and 6R80 transmission can usually be flat-towed without modifications but your owners manual should be consulted to confirm the capabilities of your specific truck. The dry weight of the Super Crew Cab version of your truck is 6113-lbs; the weight of the Super Cab version is 6004-lbs. Both weigh well in excess of the 5000-lb-rating of the hitch that you indicated is installed on your 2013 Fleetwood Southwind motor home. It is not recommended...
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