Custom Roadmaster base plates are designed to help you safely tow your vehicle. A variety of styles that allow for permanant or removable draw bars and different attachement methods will allow you to choose the system that best fits your towing needs.
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Roadmaster Base Plate Installation - 2010 Hyundai Elantra
Today, on our 2010 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be installing the Roadmaster base plate mounting bracket kit part #521624-1. Now, to begin our installation, we'll need to remove the two 10 millimeter bolts that hold the air intake to the core support. We'll then remove the plastic fasteners up here. Now, we'll work our way down on the vehicle here to the front fender well on the driver side and we'll remove the eight millimeter screw that holds the corner of the facet to the fender. We'll do this on both the driver side as well as on the passenger side. We'll then work our way underneath the vehicle where we'll need to remove the three plastic fasteners on both sides.
Blue Ox Base Plate Installation - 2013 Ford C-Max
Today on this 2013 Ford C-Max , were going to install part number BX2639 from Blue Ox. First thing we need to do is get underneath the hood. Using a flat screwdriver were going to remove two pushpins from the top back edge of the face shield, theres two on the drivers side and two on the passengers side. Next were going to remove a torque screw, the one right behind the headlight from the face shield. Well do this on both sides. All right, now were going to go down to the fender wheel.
Blue Ox Base Plate Installation - 2010 Jeep Liberty
Today on our 2010 Jeep Liberty well be installing the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit with removable arms, part number bx1976. To begin our installation, well go ahead and turn the wheel all the way to the drivers side exposing the inner wheel well here on the passenger side. Here well remove three push pin tabs and two rivets. To remove the push pin tabs, well take a flat bladed screwdriver, pry the center of the tab out and then remove the entire tab. For the push pin rivets, you can attempt to cut off the head of the rivet, or like well do, well go ahead and drill the center out and then just pull out the rest of the rivet. Next well go ahead and pull the wheel liner back exposing a bolt up underneath the wheel liner that will need to be removed.
Blue Ox Base Plate Installation - 2012 Ford Fiesta
Today on our 2012 Ford Fiesta we'll be installing the Blue Ox base plate kit, part number BX2622. To install the base plate kit we'll first need to remove the front fascia. To do this we'll start with removing the four push pin fasteners located along the black fascia at the top of the core support. These are plastic push pin fasteners where we'll remove the center of the fastener, or pry the center up, and then remove the fastener. Next we'll move to the wheel wells. Quick tech tip, if you cock the wheel all the way fully to one side it can make it easier to access the inside of the wheel well.
Roadmaster Base Plate Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Sonic
Today in our 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, well be installing the Roadmaster EZ2 Base Plate Kit with Removable Arms, part number 523173-1. Note, weve already gone ahead and raised the vehicle and removed the front tires. However, it is not necessary. It can make it easier in the removal and reassembly of the front clip. Well remove the six pushpin fasteners and four bolts going across the top of the front of the clip underneath the hood. Next, were going to go ahead and move underneath the vehicle, where we will remove seven Torx bit fasteners, one plastic pushpin fastener, and two bolts so that we can go ahead and disconnect the front clip from the lower fascia and remove the lower panel.
Roadmaster Tow Bar Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Sonic
Today on our 2012 Chevy Sonic, well be installing the Roadmaster Falcon all terrain tow bar, part number rm-522. Well be installing this on to the Roadmaster easy two baseplate with removable arms, part number 523173-1. The first step of installing our Falcon tow bar, well be installing the quick disconnect brackets on to the removable arms of the baseplate. To do this, well take the bracket lining up the predrilled holes on the bracket with the predrilled holes on the arms. Then well take our bolt and run it through the bolt plate, through the bracket, and through the arm securing it with a flat washer, split lock washer and nut. Therell be a total of two bolts per arm, for a total of four bolts altogether.Now with all of our hardware installed finger tight, well then take the quick disconnect base and drop it into position on top of the quick disconnect brackets.
RoadMaster Coiled Safety Cables Installation
Today on our 2012 Chevy Sonic, well be installing the Roadmaster 68 single hook coiled safety cables, part number rm-643. Well be using this in conjunction with Roadmaster Falcon all terrain tow bar, part number rm-522, and the Roadmaster easy two baseplate kit with removable arms, part number 523173-1. First well take one of our cables and go ahead and remove the D-link, well feed it through the built in cable guides on the Falcon tow bar, then well pull it towards the disconnect base. Then once we have it thread through the guide, well go ahead and take the eight inch safety cable from the baseplate and the safety cable and install them onto the D-link. Next well take the D-link feed it through the predrilled hole and the quick disconnect base and secure it with the D-link. Then well take the steel hook with a spring loaded latch and secure it to the chain loops on the hitch.
Roadmaster Base Plate Installation - 2010 Ford Fusion
Today on this 2010 Ford Fusion, we're going to install Part Number 4420-1 from Roadmaster. This is their Bracket Kit for their Excel Series. All right. First thing we are going to do is go ahead and open up the hood and get to the fasteners that we need to remove to take off the bumper fascia. We have to remove six plastic fasteners and four screws attaching the upper fascia to the core support. Next, we'll go to the fender wells and there will be three plastic fasteners in each side that we'll have to remove.Okay.
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