Roadmaster EZ Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

Roadmaster EZ Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

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Roadmaster's EZ Twistlock series brackets are virtually invisible, easy to mount and simple to remove. Brackets install on your vehicle's frame to provide attachment points for your tow bar. Call 800-298-8924 to order Roadmaster base plates part number 521230-1 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Roadmaster products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Roadmaster EZ Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms. Base Plates reviews from real customers.
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Roadmaster Base Plates - 521230-1

  • Roadmaster
  • Removable Drawbars
  • Twist Lock Attachment

Roadmaster's EZ Twistlock series brackets are virtually invisible, easy to mount and simple to remove. Brackets install on your vehicle's frame to provide attachment points for your tow bar.


Features:

  • Hidden bracket design provides improved aesthetics compared with standard brackets
  • Drawbars are easily removable - just twist and pull
    • No pins or clips required
  • 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


The drawbars, or front arms, on the EZ series base plate kit are supremely easy to mount and remove. Just insert them into the brackets and twist to lock them in place. To remove, simply twist the arms back and pull them out. 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.



521230-1 Road Master EZ Base Plate Kit



521230-1 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details 521230-1 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2006 - 2010 Volkswagen Jetta

2005 - 2005 Volkswagen Jetta New Body





Customer Reviews

Roadmaster EZ Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms - 521230-1

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (213 Customer Reviews)

Roadmaster's EZ Twistlock series brackets are virtually invisible, easy to mount and simple to remove. Brackets install on your vehicle's frame to provide attachment points for your tow bar.

- 523163-1
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Great product 671389



- 52289-1
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I ordered the base plate for my 2010 Ram. It was shipped right away and it arrived on the fourth day. I have no complaints about ordering this product it was quick and efficient to deal with e-trailer. The base plate arrived and was as advertised except for the bolts with the fish wire to do the one side of the bracket. It said in the instructions to use them. It was not a big deal. I had to do a little grinding on the inner bumper to get it to fit which was a bit of a pain but that is not the fault of the product. This is the second Roadmaster base plate I have installed and would order another if I need one! 671692



- 52276-1
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Bolted on as to instructions! 175115



- 52728-1
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After checking and verifying with Kelsey what my 2006 Mazda Miata needed for tow plates, I ordered and in a very few days, it arrived at my doorstep. They also did a great job for my 2018 Jeep Cherokee, which I am towing behind my RV now. They have the most knowledgeable folks to help to get the correct parts and if you find a price lower, they will refund the difference. I can't think of any other Company that does that. This Company is my only go-to place for anything towing related. Here is a picture of my installed BlueOx base plates on my Jeep and will update as soon as I get the Miata installed, and get a picture of that also. 527318



- 523149-1
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I don't remember if these were for installing on the Buick or the MG. If they were for the MG, I have used them a good many times and they are fine. If they are or the Buick, I have not used them yet. I just need to finish up the wiring and the aux brakes for it. 415358


Comments

Thanks for asking. I installed them without a problem with the intention of pulling the Buick behind the motor home till I realized the Buick was 1000 over the tow limit of the hitch on the motor home so wound up never using them. If I ever need to tow it, they are there.

SonnyB - 08/07/2018

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- 521877-1
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Was pretty easy to install once you deal with the Plastic Rivet Retaining Clips. It's probably a good idea to have some spare clips available as they are pretty easy to break while removing. eTrailer offered the best price and shipping was free and fast. 183405



- 521877-1
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Product was shipped quickly... great customer service!!! 160705



- 521190-1
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I recently ordered a flat tow base plate for a 2011 Honda Fit. I need to review that product too. It was a pain getting it mounted as the bracket didn't quiet fit as it was supposed to. But that is Roadmaster's fault and not yours. I will contact them to complain. Thanks for the followup! 538388



- 521190-1
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I like the Roadmaster tow bars but I am 2 for 2 with fitment issues. The one bolt hole did not line up with the frame, after trying to adjust and take measurements for an hour, I had to grind about an eighth of an inch on the frame hole. This issue doubled the installation time. Had a similar issue with my Miata tow bar 7 years ago, but had to enlarge hole on tow bar. The etrailer video was excellent and this would have been a simple install if the tow bar fit. 571342



- 523163-1
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Purchased the towing adapter for my GMC Terrain a few week ago, received it on time & boxed not damaged. Watched the videos’ about three time on how to do it myself and started one evening and finished it the next morning about three hours with Beer Breaks, LoL. All the parts fix perfectly, had no problems with any of the parts, Product is real sturdy and if you don’t know where to look at the bumper you will not see the hide away receiver brackets. Very nice product, do it yourself and save Up loading two photos if it will let me one is with hide away brackets installed and the other one you can see is my complete tow bar attached to the hide away brackets 200736


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Larry, Im assuming that youve towed your vehicle by now. Are you still happy with your choice and did you purchase any additional components like the electrical kit, fuse switch..etc Dave R

-- comment by: Dave R - 03/15/2016

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Have been using this tow adapter now for a while and everything works out fine, Easy to connect. I did purchase the Wiring harness from the tail lights to the front of the car instead of making it as I usually do and the connection to the RV from that connection and glad I did, the wiring harness also went easy and very fast.

-- comment by: Larry B - 03/15/2016

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- 523163-1
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Very good product at a great price. Instructions and video are for a 2013 terrain and things were a bit different on my 2015. When all screws and clips are removed the front piece cannot be just pulled forward. There is a rear facing clip and you have to pull to the side to remove from this piece. (pics attached)There was no PS cooler attached in front on mine. Remove washer bottle totally which consists of 2 nuts and 1 bolt otherwise you will never get back up plate for top brackets in. If you remove horns it also makes installing the top brackets much easier. 188383



- 521434-1
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Product was perfect, installed easily....still using today one year later....thanks to all the staff 729678



- 52285-1
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Roadmaster base plate and tow bar is just a perfect combo to tow my car behind my class C mercedes RV. A little over five thousand miles already with no issues at all,with the included instructions it was easy to install with basic tools and with the removable bars i take them off when i get back home and I can just drive my car without them and no one can't tell it is a tow car.. 728507



- 521558-1
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Everything worked according to instructions and is still working fine on my Honda. I towed It all the way to Alaska and back to California with no problems, so thank you 727627



- 521558-1
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This product has been great I have used it towing my car for over 5000 miles very easy and quick hooking it up and unhooking it’s a very good product. 725443



- 521558-1
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This product has been great I have used it towing my car for over 5000 miles very easy and quick hooking it up and unhooking it’s a very good product. 725439



- 521433-1
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All though I have not had time to install these base plates and wiring, the service from etrailer so far has been excellent. Parts ordered came very quickly and the order was complete. 725232



- 523120-1
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Parts came as ordered. Install was straightforward with the video provided by etrailer. 100,000 mile in on the install and not a single issue. I will buy my next base plate from etrailer. 722930



- 521433-1
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The entire system from the frame mounts on our jeep to the wiring and the tow bar assembly was as stated correctly for our fit needs and fit excellent. etrailer was great to work with and always there when called for help. I will strongly recommend them to anyone needing towing set-ups or parts. Thanks Meghan M. for you help from start to finish. Job well done. 719591



- 52347-1
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We were looking for a tow bar for behind our RV that would be reliable and easy to use. We searched the Internet and came up with your product We are very happy that we did it has proved to be easy to use. 719117



- 521877-1
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Easy to order, good support 718611



- 52728-1
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Have used this several times to flat tow my Miata with no problems whatsoever!! 713587



- 52491-1
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I use this to tow my Ford Focus behind my motor home and it works great, easy to use makes hooking up and towing safe and easy. Highly recommend this product. 711509



- 523120-1
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Easy to store and use , price was very good.. 699841



- 521434-1
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Performed as advertised good product. 671775



- 521190-1
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Excellent flat tow product! 662508



- 52335-1
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Fit just right 657334



- 52289-1
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the parts came on time and i good shape just what i ordered 656288



- 52285-1
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Very satisfied with the performance,, easy of use and quality of unit. Item was delivery in a timely and professional manner 654771



- 521537-1
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We're very pleased with the tow package and enjoy taking our dinghy wherever we go! 644373



- 522112-1
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This plate installed really nicely, i actually did it faster than the installation instructions called for, due to thinking about it so much. We have used the plate about a dozen times this year and have had no problems or concerns. Highly recommended this plate and the folks at E trailer. 642783



- 523149-1
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Installed these a year ago on my 2011 GMC Acadia and have had no issues since. Great product. 641806



- 52289-1
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It was amazingly easy to install. My truck didn’t have tow hooks to remove so that helped. 637571



- 521876-1
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The instructions were excellent as is the product quality. With very little effort I was able to install these on my Mini Cooper in less than 1 hour. With only my garage area (no lift) and minimal hand tools the installation was very easy and the end result looks and performs great. 636712



- 52285-1
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Product is fine works well. Installation was fine except having to drill the bolt holes in the frame. 628514



- 521181-1
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Good product and quick shipping. Just what I wanted 614527



- 523120-1
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Installed on a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu. I have worked in metal fabrication and mechanics all my life so this installation was a piece of cake except for my arthritus. If you follow the instructions it will go well. 610743



- 521181-1
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it works very well, as intended which is not always the case! 601561



- 521225-1
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Used this product on a 2004 Beetle convertible w/5speed trans.....tow behind vintage Vogue diesel pusher. Great product...very easy hookup....qik even when parked on uneven ground...qik unhook the same. I bought vinyl cover an leave on year round....just a little more front protection. 598513



- 522112-1
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Excellent hitch, downsize from full-size pickup and had no way to haul bulky/heavy items. Now with a small trailer behind my Kia Soul I can haul what I need to. Hitch WA a easy to install and has never given me any problems. 596536



- 521190-1
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Works perfect to tow my Honda FIT. It was easy to install and easy to use. Great product. Highly recommend 591500



- 521423-1
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Perfect fit, Every hole lines up perfectly,excellent customer service, 587932



- 521433-1
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I put these base plates on a 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport, works great, instructions were good, model pacific. 578814



- 523145-1
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Great service. Outstanding delivery time. Very helpful customer service. 575412



- 521190-1
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I have used Roadmaster hitches and baseplates on several vehicles over the years. The purchase experience with E-Trailer has consistently been excellent. The baseplate is high quality, easy to install, and an excellent fit! Thanks!! 552157



- 523163-1
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It took 2 1/2 hrs start to finish. Watch the video they have on the site. Everything went together easy. Getting the bumper off is the hardest. Take your time and be gentle. I broke one clip but doesn't seem to hamper the fit of the bumper and it went back on easy and lined up. Great product 546273



- 52276-1
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Arrived very quickly as usual. Very easy to install. No need to even have to take off the bumper cover. Did it by myself in approximately one hour. Directions are easy to follow. 543109



- 524413-1A
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Very helpful when ordering, arrived on time, and instructions were right on target! Very satisfied 530091



- 523149-1
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Very fast delivery, excellent online installation instructions, everything as ordered, very pleased. 518275



- 52911-1
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We found out that an 02 subaru impreza outback sport takes a different baseplate than an impreza outback. Shawn, at etrailer was very helpful, and I received the correct baseplate within days. I haven't used it yet, and plan on using it for a commercial application. I like the installation. There was some drilling. It looks like it's going to work good. Roadmaster is the only thing they use where I am going to work delivering trucks. 515504


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  • Wiring a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta for Flat Towing Behind a Motorhome
  • Congratulations on your decision to have the convenience of a car along when you venture out. To wire your Jetta for towing there are 2 systems available. The first is a kit, # RM154, uses taillight isolating diodes to power your car taillights. This kit will require the use of a vehicle to vehicle taillight converter, # 118158, if you would like the amber turn signals to be active when flat towing. Two additional diodes, # RM-792,would be needed also. If the amber lights do not concern...
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