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Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

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This strong and durable base plate kit is custom designed to fit your vehicle. The hidden reinforcements, along with the removable bracket arms, provide a clean, unobtrusive look when your car is not being towed. Call 800-298-8924 to order Blue Ox base plates part number BX2409 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Blue Ox products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms. Base Plates reviews from real customers.
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Blue Ox Base Plates - BX2409

  • Blue Ox
  • Removable Drawbars
  • Twist Lock Attachment

This strong and durable base plate kit is custom designed to fit your vehicle. The hidden reinforcements, along with the removable bracket arms, provide a clean, unobtrusive look when your car is not being towed.


Features:

  • Custom-fit base plates provide attachment points for tow bar
  • Hidden reinforcement means that less of the bracket shows
    • No crossbar support beam or large, protruding brackets
  • Base plate tabs remove easily for a completely inconspicuous look
  • Sturdy, dependable design
    • Spreads towing force evenly to minimize weight placed on suspension
    • Constructed of durable steel
  • Simple installation - no welding required
    • Bolts securely to your vehicle chassis
  • Integrated mounting points let you easily attach an electrical connector plug or bracket (sold separately)
  • Instructions and necessary hardware included
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Distance between brackets: 33-1/2"
    • Fits Blue Ox Adventurer, Aladdin, Allure, Alpha, Avail, Aventa, and Trion tow bars
  • Bracket height: 19-1/2"
  • 3-Year warranty


BX2409 Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Tabs

Installation Details BX2409 Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms - BX2409

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (1157 Customer Reviews)

This strong and durable base plate kit is custom designed to fit your vehicle. The hidden reinforcements, along with the removable bracket arms, provide a clean, unobtrusive look when your car is not being towed.

- BX2409
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Wonderful service. 541866



- BX2409
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2015 Ram 1500

works great thanks 496637



- BX2409
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Can't go wrong with blue ox great service promt dilervy ?? 189102



- BX2668
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


Product was not in stock had to wait about 3 weeks ??But they sent me 2 e mails when it came it was on the date they it would arrive I installed the base plate the next day the time it took was about 7hrs total fit very nice the only problem I had I did not understand the directions on cutting the tabs on the back of the grill they hit the base plate when I try to reinstall the grill but I figured in out then it all came together looks great 3 screws in bottom of lower valance that screw to bottom of radiator I had to drill new holes body part hit base plate very close fit but great product 373334



- BX2195
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Great Product... fit as subscribed on 2011 Ford Ranger,easy to follow instructions. There was no communication from e-trailer. After 8 days of nothing I had to call, product at that time had not even been shipped. Very Disappointing. Not so sure I'll buy from them again. 281955



- BX1126
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


received the plate installed it in less than three hours, have yet to hook it up though. Great , fast shipping! The only issue were the cheap plastic push pins on the shield of the Jeep. 81899


Comments
8000 miles and still tight! When we get there rest assured the frame will make it!
Steve S - 05/24/2014

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- BX2265
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


My 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback baseplate has worked great, no "0" issues. I've towed my car over 4,000 miles and the baseplate is as tight as the day I put it on. Great product...... 608460


Comments
Ive gone 10,000 miles no issues.
Duane S - 02/27/2020

70463

- BX1708
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


George, just finished install of blue ox base plate on my 2015 Buick enclave not for the faint of hand to install but all is well if u are good take your time some caution when drilling lower frame holes as inner holes are close but excellent fit and finish thanks for a great product 312252


Comments
Blue ox base plate is still great just a note for users you may need to lube the inside of the holes where the aluminum adapters for the tow bar connection is as one time I could not turn it to lock in for towing this solved the problem
Ed B - 10/27/2017

30108

- BX2258
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


The base plate was fairly easy to install on our 2013 Honda C-RV. The videos on etrailer are very helpful, giving us the confidence to do the job in our own garage. The only problem with installation was that the holes didn't quite line up after removing the bumper. I think that was noted in the instructions. The removable arms work well and we have had no issues. We have been using this product towing our car behind our motor home for over 15K miles in the last year without incident. I recommend this product. 352325



- BX1689
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


Watched on-line video of installation on the same vehicle I was going to install the base plate on. Installation was easy. 508638



- BX1126
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


My third Blue Ox Base Plate. Fit and function are perfect. Fits my existing (first) tow bar and the tab height is nearly exactly the same as my 12 year older Jeep so didn't even need to make any draw bar changes. 111481


Comments
Still attached and working perfectly. Continues to survive some rather intense back country trails with no complaints.
Alan B - 12/30/2014

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- BX1689
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


Product arrived in good time and well packaged. Etrailer was most helpful in helping me get what I needed. I have bought from Etrailer before and will again. 555582



- BX2671
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2019 F150 - Perfect fit. Quick and simple installation . I was surprised how quickly I got this parts - next day . 747095



- BX2645
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I purchased this unit for our 2014 Ford Flex and it had performed perfectly. I installed it myself and was impressed with how easily it went together and how strong of a unit it is. We have hauled the Flex about 12k miles on both line NH and short runs and absolutely no problems. And it loooks good too even when we're towing. 365552



- BX1648
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Received your product in good timing. I have it installed as the installation was not difficult. Will be using it during my vacation which is a trek across our province. 208904


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This is our second year to use your product. Just got back from a three weekvacation and used your product and find it excellent. We passed informationalong to many friends we met during that time and gave them the name of yourcompany. Thank you for the excellent service and look forward to many yearsof using the tow package
Albert C - 08/23/2016

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- BX1139
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


QUICK DELIVERY ....EXCELLENT SERVICE EX PERIENCE 556032



- BX1139
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The product is what I wanted and it came with great instructions. Afoot it quickly and I can’t wait to start towing my Jeep behind the motorhome 605479



- BX1139
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


Product arrive promptly. I installed it today. Followed the install video exactly. Worked out excellent. All the parts fit well and are very sturdy. Took about three hours start to finish. Very pleased. 602077



- BX1689
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This baseplate is very well made and sturdy. I would rate it excellent but for 2 flaws: 1. My vehicle has a power steering cooler which the instructions say to relocate on the supplied brackets. Relocating as instructed puts excessive strain on the connecting hoses. I had to cut the pipes and add about 3 inches of rubber hose to the power steering cooler to make it fit comfortably. 2. Blue Ox do not provide any kind of support outside office hours. This type of product is typically installed by the user over a weekend and BO should provide support to their customers during this time. Overall, I would rate ease of install at 5 (out of 10) excluding the cooler issue. Hook up to the completed baseplate is a breeze. We have the Aventa II towbar which takes about 2 minutes to connect. 108372



- BX2258
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Great product. Well designed and easy to install. Only difficulties during the installation are those plastic fasteners on vehicle-- suggest buying about six to have on hand for re-installation, as no matter how careful you are ...plastic is plastic, if you know what I mean. Very informative installation video that will assist anyone thinking of buying or installing this unit. If you're handy with tools, go for it! Note: I took the text from the video and created a simple instruction "list" for buddy and I to follow along, to be ensure we didn't miss any steps as pictures on actual instructions were not too useful. Also, the baseplate comes with a nice step bracket for easy break-away switch mounting, which was a plus. 225837


Comments
ETrailer customer service rocks!Thank you for the follow-up.To date, base plate was installed using your VERY helpful tutorials andvideo clips, which saved me cost of installation.No towing as of yet... baseplate was installed as pre-plan to pendingretirement.Thanks
Tall P - 09/21/2016

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- BX1689
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Review from a similar Standard in Base Plates


This is the fourth base plate my brother and I have installed, and probably most complex as it involved making cuts to the vehicle . As always, we received the products ordered from etrailer very promptly. The install was successful, just as we age a little more difficult. 470774



- BX2258
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The instructional video was very helpful. The installation went very well, taking about 3 hours. Have not towed the vehicle yet, but there are no hesitations or concerns. I will definitely use etrailer in the future. 613326



- BX1721
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Fit was good instructions were for most part able to be followed. Only problem was short parts in hardware bag. 1/2-13 bolt and nut missing and couple other small pcs, but bought at hardware store and on we went. Thanks Greg for all your help on getting order to me. 607482



- BX1721
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Easy ordering process and fast shipping. Produce was exactly as described and is a perfect fit. 427886


Comments
The vehicle the base plate was installed on has been towed severral thousand miles and has performed flawlessly.
Edgar S - 09/01/2018

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- BX1730
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The baseplate fit perfectly and was fairly easy to install. What really helps are the videos that this company provides. I wouldn't even attempt an install without them. Saved a bunch of money and I know it is done right. 713926


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    The first thing you need to flat tow your 2015 Ram 1500 is a base plate kit confirmed to fit the truck. For that the Blue Ox base plate part # BX2409 is a fit and what I recommend. This is the easiest to install and use option out there so it will work well for you. See install video. For a tow bar the part # BX7420 would be what I recommend as well. This is very easy to use, reliable, and overall very high quality so it will last you a long time. For lighting you can use the diode...
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  • Items Needed to Flat-Tow 2014 Ram 1500 Crew Cab Laramie Limited Behind Diesel Pusher Motor Home
    The Blue Ox Base Plate Kit # BX2409 is indeed a correct fit for your 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie Limited; I confirmed this with my technical contact at Blue Ox. The Alpha tow bar # BX7380 you referenced is fully compatible. This tow bar includes the required safety cables. The other components you'll need for safe and legal flat-towing are a lighting/wiring kit and a supplementary braking system for your towed truck. The accessory kit you referenced, # BX88229, is a good choice since...
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  • Flat Towing Setup Recommendation for a 2013 Ram 1500 Sport
    Base plate kits and brush guards will end up using the same area of the frame for installation so you can only use one or the other. For a base plate kit the Blue Ox # BX2409 has been confirmed to fit your 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport. I attached an install video. For a tow bar with a 10k capacity you would want the Blue Ox Avail part # BX7420. For supplemental braking you would want the Blue Ox Patriot part # BRK2016. For lighting you would want the diode kit part # RM-154.
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  • Which Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Fits 2020 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock
    The Blue Ox Base Plate kit part # BX2409 fits the 2020 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock edition that you mentioned.
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2018 Ram 1500
    To flat tow your 2018 Ram 1500 you'll need a base plate kit installed first. For that you'll want the # BX2412 for if you have a Big Horn, Laramie, or Rebel. If you have a Sport or Express instead you'd want the part # BX2409. You'll need a higher capacity tow bar too for your truck like the Blue Ox Alpha part # BX7380 which has a 6,500 lb capacity and would work well. This comes with safety cables too. For lighting you can use the diode kit, # RM-15267, and not have to worry about...
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  • How to Use the Blue Ox Aventa II Tow Bar on a 2017 Ram 1500
    The correct base plate kit you will need to use the Blue Ox Aventa II Tow Bar part BX7335 on your 2017 Ram 1500 is the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit part # BX2412 if you have the Rebel, Big Horn, Laramie, or Laramie Longhorn; part # BX1986 if you have the Tradesman or Limited; and part # BX2409 if you have the Sport or Express edition. I have attached an install video on each of these kits for you. The correct flat-tow wiring harness I recommend for you is the Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire...
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  • Recommended Flat Tow Setup for 2018 Ram 1500
    For your 2018 Ram 1500, I recommend starting with the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # BX2412 for most models. If you have the Sport or Express model, then you will use # BX2409 instead. Then for your tow bar, I recommend the Blue Ox Avail - 10,000 lbs # BX7420 which comes with the safety cables needed. For your tow bar wiring, I recommend the Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit # RM-15267 which will protect your factory electrical system while also utilizing...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2014 Dodge Ram Behind a Motor Home
    To flat tow a vehicle you will need at least 5 items: base plates, a tow bar, safety cables, lighting solution, and supplemental braking. Starting with the base plates the proper ones are going to depend on some specific information about your truck. If your Ram is a 1500 but not a Sport or Express you can use Blue Ox base plates # BX1986 or Roadmaster base plates # 52289-1. If your Ram is a 1500 Sport or Express you can use Blue Ox base plates # BX2409 or Roadmaster base plates #...
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    When putting together a flat towing package you'll need parts from the following categories: base plates, tow bar, safety cables, tow bar wiring, supplemental braking and a high low adapter. Your base plates and tow bar will need to be compatible, and since you may want to tow two different vehicles, a portable supplemental braking system would be the best choice. I've linked some articles that specifically talk about flat towing these two vehicles, but will also provide a quick list of...
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