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Roadmaster Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

Roadmaster Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

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The crossbar-style hidden brackets attach to your vehicle's frame to provide attachment points for your tow bar. The visible portions of the brackets can be removed when you are not towing. Call 800-298-8924 to order Roadmaster base plates part number 1419-7 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Roadmaster products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Roadmaster Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms. Base Plates reviews from real customers.
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Roadmaster Base Plates - 1419-7

  • Roadmaster
  • Removable Drawbars
  • Hitch Pin Attachment

The crossbar-style hidden brackets attach to your vehicle's frame to provide attachment points for your tow bar. The visible portions of the brackets can be removed when you are not towing.


Features:

  • Hidden bracket design - drawbars are easily removable via 2 pins
    • Improved aesthetics compared with standard brackets
  • Computer-cut, all-steel construction provides exceptional strength
  • Black powder coat finish is durable and corrosion resistant
  • Simple installation - no welding required
    • Custom base plates ensure a perfect fit for your vehicle
  • Compatible with Quick Disconnects and all Roadmaster tow bars
  • Instructions and mounting hardware included
  • Made in the USA
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


The square drawbars, or front arms, on the crossbar-style base plate kit are simple to mount and remove, easily securing with hitch pins. Once the drawbars have been removed, the remaining brackets are virtually invisible. On most automobiles, the brackets are mounted within the grille, where they remain not only unseen, but protected from scrapes and scuffs as well.



1419-7 Road Master XL Base Plate Kit

Installation Details 1419-7 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles





Customer Reviews

Roadmaster Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms - 1419-7

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (626 Customer Reviews)

The crossbar-style hidden brackets attach to your vehicle's frame to provide attachment points for your tow bar. The visible portions of the brackets can be removed when you are not towing.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee

High quality materials Precise fit in a very tight space 6-8 hour install No jacking or vehicle raising required. Fast delivery Good price 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 234588



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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Quick communication, fast shipping and delivery! Very impressed with speed. This was my second purchase from etrailer and both have been the same, excellent! Thank you! 874297



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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Great product, shipping was FAST. Instructions were adequate, but minimum - this was not surprising, you have to know how to bend wrenches to install something like this yourself. I had a factory-installed tow hook on each side that had to be uninstalled, but once you remove the front bumper shroud it is easy to remove and all the bolts are easy to remove. Once the hook was out of the way, easy-peasy! 729492


Comments
Works fantastic! Install was relatively easy, I made adapter plates for my Husky tow bar. Nice!
Stephen - 12/07/2020

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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Fast delivery and good customer service! I ordered online and made an error that ended up as a double order. I called and the problem was immediately fixed and there were no issues with the products or my payment. I received it within 2 day! Amazing! Right product, right fit for my Jeep and clear instructions to install. 713135



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2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

This Roadmaster Base plate is absolutly the strongest for safe towing. 1/4" base plate. Everything is heavy duty. Everything FITS perfectly and hole LINE UP!! One TIP - the 4-10mm x 1.5 x 45mm bolts would not fit my 2002 Gran Cherokee. INSTEAD get 8.8 hardness 3/8 x 16 thread (NC) x 1 1/2 inches long. This is the thread thats in the 2002 Grand Cherokee frame. Everything else is good to go. I would recommend this product and am VERY HAPPY. Installed about 1 hr. No hurry I'm 70. Will pull behind my truck camper with confidence 8^). Best price AND service from etrailer as always. Oh and get the fish wire bolt leader. 616697



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Jeep

Fit my Jeep perfectly taking the front fascia off was the biggest pain . 567569



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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Nice unit. Fairly easy to install. Had no problems last trip, loading up for another in two weeks. 360542



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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Worked exact ally as described. Bolted right up, quick and easy. And super fast shipping. 189828



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item attached as directed. The only thing I would change is that they provide the wire tool to help put the top two bolts in around the top attachment. I looked on youtube and etrailer had a very nice video how to install with the part number for the wire threader. 158874



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We requested it be delivered ASAP and it arrived at just the right time. Product works perfect. It was easy to installand took about 1 hour without any experience with this kind to attachment. Directions to attached to vehicle were correct and easy to follow. Had to figure out the reciever attachment for my self. Not that hard to figure out. Would recommend product. 122074



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Great product and great service. 102645



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Jeep Grand Cherokee

Found fit for passenger side bracket was a little tight in fitting against radiator, this could be due to being a v8 Jeep Grand Cherokee. All ended well just a little aggravating that the bracket was so close on fitment. I would buy again should the need arise 100435



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


Had my local favorite mechanic install these and since it was the first time for him, took a little extra time (and he had to buy the special drill bit), but they work fine and fit the crossbar just fine. 330523



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


I haven't seen the product yet as I am out of town but the people at etrailer have been really great. Prompt,helping to get us the product safely abd saving us money. 434987



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


product just arrived , prompt so thats excellent. sure would be nice if it had a decent set of intructions with it. sure is solid and sturdy construction so well done for that . i tried to get intructions (pdf file) but nothing popped up. 384285



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


The baseplate was easiest to install following the directions. I have gone on too long trips telling my jeep with no problems. I wish they made covers for it when not using it to tow. 573892



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


One of the most easy Roadmaster tow brackets to install. 87276



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


As usual, very prompt service and exactly what I needed. Never gone wrong with etrailer.com! 220696


Comments
GREAT! Never a problem
G.B. - 08/20/2016

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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


1990 Miata! Great kit! Make sure you start all the books before tightening any one bolt! Towed the car from NJ to AZ and back with no troubles at all. All bolts started tight! 584609



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


The products I ordered from "etrailer" arrived ahead of time and were exactly as described. The sales people at "etrailer" emailed to let me know when I could expect my order and then emailed a follow-up to make sure all was okay with the order! I would definitely order from "etrailer" again. 114538



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


It was easy to install. It took me about two hours. 574848


Comments
Ive towed my Expedition roughly 1500 miles with no problems. The installation took about four hours.
Tucson D - 10/17/2019

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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


I just got done with the installation. Overall it was fairly straightforward, however it would have been nice if they had included pictures in the instructions. The larger bolts in the kit could have a more beveled tip like the factory bolts. This would make it much easier to get the bolts started in the holes. The photo attached is of the factory bolt for reference. Shipping was very quick, only took a few days. Price seems pretty high for these base plates. I purchased them for $360 and was even able to find a 5% off coupon online by using google. 658076



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


The products have worked great for us. They are quick and easy to use and we have had no trouble in any way. 940115



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


Once we got the right base plate for our car it was great! My wife and I installed the base plate on our 05 PT Cruiser and it tows great coupled to our Falcon 2 tow bar. 939359



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Review from a similar XL in Base Plates


No problem installing. 938855


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Ask the Experts about this Roadmaster Base Plates

  • Recommended Flat-Towing Components For 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    There are five items needed when flat towing a vehicle. You need base plates, a tow bar, safety cables, wiring for the towed vehicle, and a supplemental brake system. For base plates I recommend the Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit, part # 1419-7. This kit has removable arms for a better appearance when not towing. The tow bar I recommend is the Roadmaster BlackHawk 2 All Terrain, part # RM-422. This tow bar is designed for hooking up and releasing your Jeep, even on uneven ground....
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
    From what I was able to find, the 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee, front wheel drive model can be flat towed if a transmission lube pump is installed. You should consult the vehicle owners manual to determine if there are any specific requirements to tow your vehicle. If you find that you can flat tow the vehicle, you can use the Roadmaster XL Base Plates, # 1419-7, that you have selected provided the vehicle does not have a brush guard. You would then need a compatible tow bar. The most...
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  • What Base Plate Kit Will Fit a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee And RoadMaster Sterling Tow Bar
    As long as your Jeep Grand Cherokee is not equipped with a brush guard, you could use either part # 1419-8, MX style, or 1419-7, XL style. Either one of these base plate kits will fit your 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee and your Sterling Tow Bar.
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  • Vehicle Fit for Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit # 1419-7
    The Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit you referenced, part # 1419-7 is a fit for the 2001-2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee. I have linked you to some Flat Towing FAQ articles you might find helpful, as well as to a listing of available accessories for a Grand Cherokee of that generation.
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  • Base Plate Kit Recommendation for a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee with Roadmaster Tow Bar
    Nearly all Roadmaster tow bars are compatible with Roadmaster base plate kits. The correct base plate kit for your 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the part # 1419-7 that you referenced. I attached a help article on the components needed to flat tow a vehicle for you to check out as well.
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  • Base Plate Kit Recommendation that Fits 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    I have a solution for you, but the # 1419-5 is for older Jeep Grand Cherokees. From 1999 to 2000 to be specific. The XL kit you would need that does fit is the # 1419-7 instead. This will work great with the Stowmaster part # RM-501 that you referenced.
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  • Roadmaster Base Plate Kit Recommendation for a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    The Roadmaster Base Plate Kit # 1419-7 that you referenced would be a great choice to be used with your Roadmaster tow bar. You might be interested in the following products to complete your flat-towing setup also: RoadMaster 68 inch Single Hook, Coiled Safety Cables # RM-643. These cables are coiled which would allow you to wrap them around the arms of your tow bar to keep them from dragging. Roadmaster Tow Bar Quick Disconnect Kit # RM-201. For lighting I attached an FAQ article...
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  • Recommendation for Towing a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited with a Stow Master 5000 Tow Bar
    You will need the Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit, item # 1411-2, for your 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited. Along with the base plate kit you may need a new set of RoadMaster Quick Disconnects - Car Side Only, item # RM-222, if you did not remove them from the explorer or you are planning on towing the explorer and the Cherokee at different times. The Quick disconnect is the part that the Tow bar attaches to on the vehicle. The only other thing you may need is the wiring for the Cherokee....
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  • Using Roadmaster Base Plates with a Blue Ox Tow Bar to Flat Tow a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    The adapter # RM-032 will fit Blue Ox Aventa, Aventa II, Kar Bar, Aladdin, Alexxa, Acclaim (and all Blue Ox A-Frame tow bars with 1 or 3 pronged attachment). If you do not already have some safety cables you can add some using # RM-643. For lighting if you will not be towing very often I recommend a magnetic kit like # C-ATL20A. But for more frequent flat towing a more permanent solution is diode kit # 154-792-118158. The diode kit also requires a relay # RM-88400 to keep the Jeep's...
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  • Roadmaster Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kit for a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    The correct Roadmaster Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kit for your 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee is part # 1419-7. The part # 1425-1 that you referenced actually only fits a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Attached is a picture of the finished product that a customer sent in that you can reference. For a complete flat towing setup you will also need a tow bar, safety cables, vehicle tow bar wiring, a supplemental braking system, and possibly a high-low adapter. If you do not have all of these components...
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  • Tow Bar Adapter for Duncan EAZ-Aligner Tow Bar and Roadmaster Base Plates, 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    I did a little research and found that the curb weight of a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited is 4072 pounds. The weight could be different depending on what is inside the vehicle, if it is full of gas, and the options it has on it. I spoke with my contact at Roadmaster and the RoadMaster Base Plates to Duncan Towmatic II, Karbar and EazAligner Tow Bars Adapter, # RM-038, has a capacity of up to 6,000 pounds. I searched for any information I could find on the EAZ-Aligner Tow Bar and found...
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  • Comparing MX and XL Style Roadmaster Base Plate Kits for 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Since you have the Falcon 2 Towbar, you can safely use the MX base plate kit, part # 1419-8. The MX style base plates take advantage of the strong frames used for trucks and SUVs. Please note, some accessories are not compatible with the MX style plates like the Guardian Rock Shied or Tow Defender. The XL base plates, part # 1419-7, will offer the most compatibility with tow bars and tow bar accessories. We typically recommend that customers use the XL style because it can be used with...
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  • Base Plate Kit Compatibility with 2004 and Surrounding Years Jeep Grand Cherokee
    I reached out to my tech contact at Roadmaster and he said they don't have what vehicle the 1419-1 fits in their fit guide. They only have that it was listed as obsolete in 2004 so unfortunately I can't help you with that fit. The correct kit for a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee is # 1425-1. It looks like you have a model year close to that, so if you have a 2001-2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee you will want # 1419-7. If you have a 2005 model, you will want # 1427-1 which also fits 2006-2010 models...
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  • Which Base Plate Kit Fits a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    We carry two base plate kits that will fit your 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee. They will also fit limited models, but will not fit if your vehicle has a brush guard. You can use RoadMaster MX kit part # 1419-8 or RoadMaster XL kit part # 1419-7.
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  • What Equipment is Needed to Flat Tow 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    The price for flat towing setups adds up pretty quick, but I can help you get the lowest priced setup for your 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the used Roadmaster Stowmaster part # RM-501. First you need a base plate kit. For that you'd want the part # 1419-7 which is a confirmed fit. For safety cables you can use # RM-643. The coiled design helps keep the cables off of the ground. For lighting you can use the diode kit, # RM-15267, and not have to worry about cutting into the taillight...
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  • Base Plates, Tow Bar, Wiring, Safety Cables, Braking System to Flat Tow a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    The first thing you will need to flat tow your 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a set of base plates, # 1419-7 (fits models without brushguard). Next, you will need a compatible tow bar. You can use the RoadMaster Tracker Tow Bar, # RM-020, and add Roadmaster Tow Bar Quick Disconnect Kit, # RM-201, for removal of front base plate extensions. To complete the towing set up for your Jeep, you will need safety cables, lighting, and a supplemental braking system as required by law. For safety...
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