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Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Towbar Adapter and Replacement Crossbar for Tracker Towbar

Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Towbar Adapter and Replacement Crossbar for Tracker Towbar

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This Roadmaster towbar adapter converts Roadmaster base plate brackets to fit Draw-Tite, Reese, Valley, EAZ-Lift and Tow Ready towbars. Also replaces the full-length crossbar that came standard with the Roadmaster Tracker towbar. Call 800-298-8924 to order Roadmaster accessories and parts part number RM-025 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Roadmaster products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Towbar Adapter and Replacement Crossbar for Tracker Towbar. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Roadmaster Accessories and Parts - RM-025

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This Roadmaster towbar adapter converts Roadmaster base plate brackets to fit Draw-Tite, Reese, Valley, EAZ-Lift and Tow Ready towbars. Also replaces the full-length crossbar that came standard with the Roadmaster Tracker towbar.


Features:

  • Towbar adapter converts Roadmaster base plate brackets to fit the following towbars:
    • Draw-Tite (2480), Reese (74950), Valley, EAZ-Lift and Tow Ready (63180)
  • Also replaces the full-length crossbar that came standard with Roadmaster Tracker towbar (RM-020)
  • Mounting hardware included
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


Note: If you plan to use removable Roadmaster brackets (XL or EZ) Quick-Disconnects (RM-201 - sold separately) will be needed in order for the brackets to be removable. This adapter will not fit Roadmaster MX or MS Series brackets.




025 Road Master Base Plate to Tow Ready Tow Bar Adapter and Replacement Cross Bar for Tracker Tow Bar

Installation Details RM-025 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Towbar Adapter and Replacement Crossbar for Tracker Towbar - RM-025

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (11 Customer Reviews)

This Roadmaster towbar adapter converts Roadmaster base plate brackets to fit Draw-Tite, Reese, Valley, EAZ-Lift and Tow Ready towbars. Also replaces the full-length crossbar that came standard with the Roadmaster Tracker towbar.

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The Product was exactly and advertised, and included hardware to mount. Very fast shipping 426452



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received and intalled , thanks for a fast service, and price, I am a return customer, and i will be doing busssines with Etrailer till , as long , they are in operation Thanks E trailer 127538



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Went on easy. Too bad it couldn't have been built into the tow base kit behind mounted on the vehicle. Just an extra expense that didn't need to happen. 708196



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Just what I needed - thanks for your great customer service - 487731



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I’m very pleased with this adapter bar. I bought a road master tow bracket kit. But the curt tow bar that I bought to save money wouldn’t bolt up to the bracket. This bar fixed the problem and saved me money and time. Very simple installation. Thank you 453512



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Quick delivery and fits perfect ?? 264645



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this product is easy to install and arrive than I expected, 260427



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product was exactly as was described and fit perfectly. 256793



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Quick delivery in good condition and fair price. 113993



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Needed with the 3151-1A we ordered to match our tow bar. 37725



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Received product and installed on my vehicle with the included hardware. I am now ready to tow. 26767


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    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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  • Which Roadmaster Base Plate Kit and Other Parts Do I Need To Flat-Tow My 2005 Saturn Vue
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  • What is the Measured Distance Between the Attachment Points for the Tow Bar on the Tow Ready Adapter
    I went out and measured the distance between where the legs of the tow bar attach on the Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Tow Bar Adapter, item # RM-025, and the on center measurement is 31 inches. The distance on center between the mounting bolt holes that attach to the vehicle base plates is 28-1/2 inches. This adapter is designed for use with the Tow Ready Tow Bar, item # 63180. I took photo of the adapter and added the dimensions I took, for you to review.
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  • Base Plates, Tow Bar, Safety Cables, Wiring, and Braking to Flat Tow 2006 Volkswagen New Beetle TDI
    In order to flat tow your 2006 Volkswagen Beetle TDI, you will first need to install base plates. The base plates for your vehicle are Roadmaster EZ Base Plates, # 521231-1. You would then need a compatible tow bar like RoadMaster Tracker Tow Bar, # RM-020, and Roadmaster Tow Bar Quick Disconnect Kit, # RM-201, to be able to remove the detachable arms on the base plates. I have included a link to the installation details for the tow bar for reference. To complete the towing set up for...
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  • Why Do I Need To Use A Base Plate Kit To Flat Tow 2001 Jeep Wrangler With My 2001 Dodge Ram 1500
    You would need to use a base plate kit to safely attach the tow bar and have a secure, safe towing setup to flat-tow your 2001 Jeep Wrangler with your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500. Before towing, you will want to check the towing capacity of your Dodge Ram as you will not want to exceed it. You will also want to consult your Jeep manual for specific steps needed to take when flat towing. Some vehicles must be equipped with a transmission lube pump, axle disconnect or free-wheeling hubs before...
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  • What Parts are Needed to Flat Tow a 2000 Chevy Suburban with a Reese Tow Bar
    There are several components you will need to flat tow your 2000 Chevy Suburban. But before we get into that you should check the owners manual of your vehicle to determine if there are any restrictions on your vehicle being flat-towed. If you have a 4 wheel drive vehicle you would be good to go, if you have a 2 wheel drive vehicle you would need to install a lube pump from my research. If your vehicle is all wheel drive then you would need to borrow or rent a trailer as there is no...
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  • What is the Length of Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Tow Bar Adapter # RM-025
    I went out and measured the distance between where the legs of the tow bar attach on the Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Tow Bar Adapter, # RM-025, and the on center measurement is 31 inches. The distance between the mounting bolt holes that attach to the vehicle base plates is 28-1/2 inches on center. If you are looking for the overall length it is approximately 34 inches.
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  • Economical Tow Bar Options for Flat Towing a 2005 Saturn Vue
    The first thing you are going to need to flat tow your 2005 Saturn Vue is a base plate kit. If you have a 6-cylinder model you will need a Roadmaster base plate kit # 3121-1. If you have a 4-cylinder model you will need a Roadmaster Base Plate Kit # 3111-1. I wish we sold something that would adapt base plate kit to the # 74344 tow bar that you have, but at this time we do not carry anything. I would recommend you upgrade to a different tow bar like the Roadmaster Tracker Tow Bar # RM-020. Next,...
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  • How Does Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Adapter Attach to Base Plates on 1996 Suzuki Sidekick
    The Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Tow Bar Adapter, # RM-025, attaches to Roadmaster base plates on the 1996 Suzuki Sidekick using 4 bolts, 4 washers, and 4 nuts; two apiece for each side. If you need base plates, we have several options for the Sidekick depending on which model you have. I have included a link below to the available base plates for a 1996 Suzuki Sidekick.
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  • Will Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Towbar Adapter Fit 711-4 XL Base Plates
    Roadmaster replacement crossbar/adapter # RM-025 will fit the XL base plates you have, # 711-4. But in order to make the XL arms easily removable with this bar you will also need Quick-Disconnects # RM-201. I took some measurements of the bar and have included a picture showing them. The distance from the center between 1 set of tabs and the center of the other set is 30-5/8 inches.
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    I have a solution for you, however, I would not recommend mounting a tow bar directly to a bumper on a Jeep, whether it is OEM or an aftermarket bumper like the Pavement Ends Front Bumper, # PE4390801. Jeep does not recommend towing the Wrangler with the OEM bumper because it was not designed to pull the weight of the vehicle. Also, mounting a tow bar to a bumper would require drilling. I spoke with my contact at Pavement Ends and she said drilling into this bumper would void the warranty...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2002 GMC Sonoma 2-Wheel Drive Behind a Class C Motor Home
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    I spoke with my contact at Curt and she stated that the adjustable tow bar 19745 has brackets on it that are universal. In other words, he could not say if it was a fit with Roadmaster base plates. Also, Roadmaster does not list an adapter for the Curt tow bar. Based on this information I cannot say whether or not the Curt tow bar is compatible with Roadmaster base plates. What I recommend is to stay with a Roadmaster tow bar or at least a tow bar that Roadmaster does make an adapter...
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  • Recommendation for Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2007 Jeep Liberty
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  • Base Plate for 2004 Jeep Liberty Thats Compatible with Reese Tow Bar
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    I would actually advise against using Tow Ready tow bar # 63180 for a couple of reasons. First, this tow bar is rated for a maximum of 45 miles per hour which is fine for short hops around town but useless for highway use. And second there are base plates required, # 40602, but they are going to require major modifications to the bumper and need to be reinforced so professional installation is recommended. The other option is to use custom base plates # RM-521559-4 with an adapter # RM-025...
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  • Do I Need a Base Plate Kit on My 2002 Ford Escape for it To Be Towed Behind a Tow Vehicle
    Yes, if you wanted to tow a 2002 Ford Escape with a Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar, 5,000 lbs, part # 63180, you would need a base plate like the Roadmaster Base Plates for the 2002 Escape by Ford, part # 481-3. In order you to attach the # 63180 to the # 481-3 you would need to purchase a Roadmaster Base Plate to Tow Ready Tow Bar Adapter, part # RM-025. You may also be interested in a Roadmaster Tow Bar Quick Disconnect Kit, part # RM-201, to make removal and installation a little easier....
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    There are a few things you will need along with a tow bar to pull your 1987 Suzuki Samurai. First you will need a base plate kit, the Roadmaster Standard Base Plate Kit, part # 1003-1, will fit your 1987 Suzuki Samurai if you do not have a brushguard. If you have a brushguard, you will need to remove it for part # 1003-1, to fit. This base plate kit will go with the hook up style of the tow bar. You will need a tow bar, the Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar, part # 63180, will work for your...
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  • Parts Needed To Flat-Tow 1995 Jeep Wrangler Economically
    To flat-tow your 1995 Jeep Wrangler, you will need a base plate kit, tow bar, safety cables, vehicle wiring or lights, and a supplemental braking system. The base plate kit I would recommend for your Jeep is the Roadmaster Classic Base Plate Kit, part # 1409-3, which will fit only the U-Channel Bumper, which your Jeep should have. For an economical tow bar, you could use the Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar, part # 63180, if the 45 mile per hour limitation is will work for you. To connect...
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