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Roadmaster 64" Single Hook, Straight Safety Cables - 8,000 lbs

Roadmaster 64" Single Hook, Straight Safety Cables - 8,000 lbs

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Get the strength of steel and the security of spring-loaded clasps with this pair of vinyl-coated safety cables. Each cable features a spring hook on one end and a quick-link on the other. Call 800-298-8924 to order Roadmaster accessories and parts part number RM-645 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Roadmaster products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Roadmaster 64" Single Hook, Straight Safety Cables - 8,000 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Roadmaster Accessories and Parts - RM-645

  • Safety Chains and Cables
  • Tow Bar
  • Safety Cable Parts
  • Roadmaster
  • Safety Cables
  • Snap Hooks
  • 64 Inch Long
  • 8000 lbs GTW
  • Straight Cables

Get the strength of steel and the security of spring-loaded clasps with this pair of vinyl-coated safety cables. Each cable features a spring hook on one end and a quick-link on the other.


Features:

  • Safety cables offer extra security for your tow system
  • Aircraft-type, galvanized steel construction offers superior strength
  • Heavy-duty, drop-forged steel hooks have spring-loaded latches for added security
  • Vinyl coating keeps the cables from scratching and chipping your tow bar
  • Made in the USA
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


Specs:

  • Capacity: 8,000 lbs
  • Length: 64"
  • Quantity: 2


645 Road Master 64" Single Hook, Straight Safety Cables - 8,000 lbs





Video of Roadmaster 64" Single Hook, Straight Safety Cables - 8,000 lbs

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Roadmaster Straight Safety Cables Installation

Today we're going to be installing the Roadmaster 64" Single Hook Straight Safety Cables, part number RM-645. In conjunction with the safety cables, this vehicle also has the Roadmaster Easy Floor Baseplate Kit installed, part number 523173-4, as well as the Roadmaster Falcon Tow Bar, part number RM-522. We've already got everything else hooked up on our tow bar set up. All that's left to do is tie in our safety cables. We'll go ahead and take the end that has just the loop on it and we'll feed it through the slot here on the side of our falcon tow bar. Go ahead and take the end of our safety cable and we'll feed it through. We'll pull it out down on this end.

We'll go ahead and take one of the quick links that comes with the safety cables. Go ahead and feed it through the opening right here on the tow bar. We'll then attach the short safety cable that comes off the baseplate to the tow bar. Then we'll add in our new 64" safety cable. We'll then close the D-ring or the quick link up.

We'll then take our adjustable wrench here and we'll tighten it down. Then go ahead and repeat the same process over on the other side. Now all that's left to do is hook our ends with the hooks on them to the safety cable ring here on our hitch. You want to make sure that when you do that that you cross the safety cables, so you'll take the one from the passenger side and hook it over here on the driver side, like that. Then we'll repeat the same process for the other one. That will do it for our installation of the Roadmaster 64" Single Hook Safety Cables, part number RM-645.

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Customer Reviews

Roadmaster 64" Single Hook, Straight Safety Cables - 8,000 lbs - RM-645

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (85 Customer Reviews)

Get the strength of steel and the security of spring-loaded clasps with this pair of vinyl-coated safety cables. Each cable features a spring hook on one end and a quick-link on the other.

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Used these with the Raodmaster Blackhawk 2 Tow bar and the Direct connect base kit with removable arms. They were easy to run thru the channels on the tow bar and did not hang down excessively. Very easy to connect with the hooks on one end and the O rings on the other. Would recommend! 693219



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Great company to order from. Will always purchase from them. 609542



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I just received my locking pins and my safety cables for my road master tow hitch . I am very pleased that they fit perfectly for my tow hitch and the safety cables were a lot mor heavy duty ready then expected. Thank you e trailer for my order and on a timely arrival time for free shipping . I would gladly recommend your web site for all who need quality merchandise. Thank you. Sincerely Darrell 710917



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Kinda stiff 728555



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Fit perfect, thank you! 682887



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Has been working perfectly. 653025



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Good product, would recommend it. Great company to do business with. 613551



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It is very simple. They have every single thing you need all in one place. I wouldn’t bother looking anywhere else for my towing supplies. 610529



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Just arrived here. Opened the box and liked the quality. Plan to install next weekend. 600688



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The cables were exactly what I was looking for, basic shipping was very timely. I have made previous purchases from etrailer and have never been disappointed. Will surely use them in the future. 583899



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Perfect. Great installation video. Works as advertised. 566684



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Great and work well added the sense of security when towing my dingy car. 548741



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just what i needed to tow my jeep 510115



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Very good product. Highly recommended. 501376



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The tow bar safety cables are exactly what I needed. I couldn’t be more satisfied. 494584



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Always great service from e trailer, fast delivery, product as described, good value. 490173



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Good, solid product. 489866



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etrailer carries all of the hard to find towing equipment the competition doesn't stock. Needed longer safety cables for my newly added hinged tongue on my boat trailer. etrailer was the only vender out there with the necessary length and capacity cables to handle my boat. Service and delivery a great!! Will buy from them again. 484651



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I purchased RoadMaster Safety Cables for my 1993 Jeep Wrangler that was equipped with a StowMaster tow bar. Instructions were provided for several manufactures of tow bars including my StowMaster. Assembly was simple and took approximately 15 minutes and provided for a perfect fit. 484446



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Easy to understand and install. 478837



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These safety cables a perfect fit while towing our Jeep behind our motorhome. 467621



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excellent product 462573



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Exactly the right size to fit in the channel of my Roadmaster tow bar. Does the job. Still looks like new after 1 year of service. 454811



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Just what I expected. Great service. Th anks 450745



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Great product. Delivered on time. Great to do business with. 443381


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