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Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Mike S says:

Yes, if you:

  • Are a DIYer and want a simple install
  • Have a Roadmaster hitch-mounted tow bar
  • Value the protection of a lifetime warranty

No, if you:

  • Own a tow bar that's not from Roadmaster and don’t want to have to buy an adapter separately
  • Have a Roadmaster Sterling tow bar and want to use its specialty safety cables
Designed for use with motor-home-mounted tow bars, the direct-connect brackets are virtually invisible, easy to mount and remove, and they eliminate the need for a quick-disconnect crossbar on your tow bar. Installs on your vehicle's frame. Call 800-298-1624 to order Roadmaster base plates part number RM-521448-5 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Roadmaster products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms. Base Plates reviews from real customers.
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Roadmaster Base Plates - RM-521448-5

  • Roadmaster
  • Removable Drawbars
  • Twist Lock Attachment

Designed for use with motor-home-mounted tow bars, the direct-connect brackets are virtually invisible, easy to mount and remove, and they eliminate the need for a quick-disconnect crossbar on your tow bar. Installs on your vehicle's frame.


Features:

  • Direct-connect brackets provide attachment points for your motor-home-mounted tow bar
  • Streamlined design creates supremely clean look
    • No obtrusive quick-disconnect crossbar
    • Hidden brackets sit even farther back than standard brackets
  • Drawbars attach and remove quickly and easily
    • Arms click to lock in place in brackets
    • Built-in pull rings let you unlock arms so you can twist and remove them
  • 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 Roadmaster motor-home-mounted tow bars only
  • Instructions and mounting hardware included
  • Made in the USA
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Note: Roadmaster direct-connect base plates will only work with Roadmaster tow bars that slide into a trailer hitch, such as the Sterling, Blackhawk, Blackhawk 2, Falcon, or Falcon 2. These base plates will not work with tow bars that require a hitch ball.


The drawbars, or front arms, on this 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 each arm, simply tug the built-in pull pin to disengage the lock, twist the arm back and pull it out of the bracket. 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.



521448-5 Road Master EZ-5 Base Plate Kit

Replaces 1432-3

Installation Details RM-521448-5 Installation instructions

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Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms - RM-521448-5

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (672 Customer Reviews)

Designed for use with motor-home-mounted tow bars, the direct-connect brackets are virtually invisible, easy to mount and remove, and they eliminate the need for a quick-disconnect crossbar on your tow bar. Installs on your vehicle's frame.

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Honda

The baseplate was exactly what I needed since I already have a similar set up on my Honda CRV. This allows me to tow either vehicle behind my motorhome. I also used diode wiring kit RM-15267 and RM-156-25, the battery charge kit. The videos were extremely helpful. I watched the diode video kit numerous times and took notes, before doing that project. It would have been nice to have a shop and lift, but I had to do with a cold garage and driveway with some blankets to lay on. The battery charge kit wire was really not long enough, so I bought some 14 gauge wire and made a longer wire. My jeep battery is in the rear of the engine compartment on passenger side. Kit may be ok for front battery. I've tested everything except the charging wire and actually towed my Jeep for a few miles to make sure everything works as it should. I was a little disappointed when I saw what the markup on the base plate kit was, but I couldn't have done the installation without the videos, so I ended up saving the money to have it all done. I was pleased that the baseplate fit under my aftermarket EAG winch bumper, which was very reasonable. You can see that the installation is a clean one. Sorry the pics aren't in perfect order.



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Jeep

Received base plate with absolutely no damage. Had a few problems with the nut plates but Shawn B. did an excellent job in getting it corrected. Very pleased with the looks of this base plate on my Jeep. (2018 JK 2 door) Looking forward to getting hooked up to my motorhome and start traveling.


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No problems whatsoever. Completed a 6,000 mile trip over the course of 6 weeks.
J J - 04/08/2020


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Honda Pilot

Product arrived very quick. It is well made and came complete with all hardware and instructions. The only problem was that it has extra mounting plates for each side that doesn't show up on any of the videos. The instructions say if there isn't a hole on the outside of the frame on each side just to drill through from the inside to make the hole on the outside. There is barely enough room to get your hand in there let alone a drill. I lined up the lower holes on the mounting plate with the holes on the frame and marked the upper hole, drilled a pilot hole and checked the inside and adjusted accordingly then drilled the final hole. I like the fact that I can remove the tow arms so they are not shin busters.


Comments
Still working great. Glad I ordered from etrailer.
Michael - 06/07/2019



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2012 Jeep Wrangler

Purchased and installed a RM base plate on a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport. The product itself is well built and should do an excellent job at supporting the tow bar. The packaging was poor as when delivered one part of the base plate was protruding out of the box. The parts bag was broken but all of the parts were inn the box. The directions and the available videos all did a fine job at describing the install. My issue is with the design. The instructions showed that if holes weren't available on the Jeep's frame; then you would drill holes to mount the mounting plates, Problem was that Jeep had attached a small hard line for the heating/cooling system on the inside and in the middle of the frame on both sides of the vehicle. The hard line deterred drilling holes and installing mounting bolts. The act of moving the line would have been complicated. Road Master could solve this as by providing two fabricated 1/2" threaded tube spacer with a plate attached which could then be welded onto the outside of the Jeep's frame to attach the mounting plates.



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Jeep Wrangler

This works fine with my 4 door Wrangler, nice and sturdy - 20K miles now. A bit of work to get mounted, and not easy to get proper torq wrench on to all the bolts due to accessibility to the locations of them, had to hand-gut-torq one of them. The safety cable holes could have been a tad bigger, my oversized safety wire hooks barely fit. Between this and the RM tow bar, it came with a cross bar which is not needed, but it did not say so which makes it confusing, this could be improved in the docs.



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The product was exactly what I ordered and fit as easily as etrailer's very informative video tutorial showed that it would. The product was delivered before the expected date. And I was able to easily track the shipment. The best part of the etrailer experience was the extremely helpful staff member, Katie. My card had a problem going thru and Katie was as helpful in clearing that up as she was in assisting with the actual order. I will absolutely recommend etrailer to everyone.



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2015 Ford Transit Connect

From start to finish I probably had an hour thirty in this install. I tried multiple cutting tools for trimming the lower plastic panel. A good razor knife worked the best for me. After I loose fit the bar on my jeep, I took the plastic valance panel loose and let it hang on the tow bar. I was able to access the bottom bolts easier and use my screw driver to hold the inner flat nuts on the side ones easier as well. I had to clean the threads on the bottom flat plates which I wish I had seen before I started the assembly. All in all no biggie. My wiring bracket piping was bent in transit. I was able to bend them back in place and then up slightly to make it easier for me to plug in my motorhome harness. Great engineering. Simple process. I really like the way the tow bar sits under and slightly behind the front of the bumper. Clean set up.



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Jeep

ETrailer is a great place to receive good parts, fast delivery. I have installed a trailer hitch, Tow Bar and will be buying a rig to pull my Jeep to the back of my motorhome is coming next. I have done this by myself with the help of ETrailer and videos that tells you how and wait to do.



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Our Roadmaster tow bar is amazing, is easy to set up and super safe.



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Jeep Wrangler

2013 Jeep Wrangler. Perfect fit. Buy locktite and new 1/2 drill. Care should be taken around trans lines.



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Fast shipping. Good communications with Amy. The install was easy and only took about 2 hours at most. Fortunately no drilling required on my 2017 Jeep Wrangler. etrailer's videos are great. The Roadmaster baseplate itself definitely seems to be of high quality material just like their tow bar, and best of all, Built in the USA!



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It arrived in a timely manner was easy to install. My son and I did it in about 2 hours. Perfect fit the plug mounting studs were slightly bent during shipment but easily straightened. The wiring harness took much longer to install but I’m kind of pickie. I was able to feed inside the frame from front to back. Thanks for a great looking product.



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Jeep Wrangler

My Jeep Wrangler followed me from S.E. Washington to South Dakota and back with out a hitch. Didn't even know it was behind me. two minuets to unhook and we were off seeing the sights 3 minutes to hookup and we were off to new territory. Had a lot of rv'ers ask about it and cost most were envious and surprised with how easy it was to install and how well it works. I foresee many miles of towing ahead of me GREAT product


Comments
base plate is still as solid today as it was a year ago after thousands of mile not a single nut or bolt has come loose
Mike H - 04/12/2020


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2015 Cadillac ATS

Great design. Very tight fit. Not a single person job. I had to get my son to help and together we were able to get it over the frame. Once in place it went together pretty easy. After having a hitch with a cross bar this one is much easier and quicker to set up for the motor home.



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2015 Jeep Wrangler

2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited...kit was complete and easy to install. Still installed and working one year later!


Comments
15,000 miles later, still works like a charm!
Gelatoman - 08/31/2020


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The product was not difficult to install but did require some drilling. The removable mounts made for a clean look when removed and not in use. If i ever change my tow car I would buy another Road Master base plate product. Towing I have logged over 60K miles with Road Master products with no issues.


Comments
After a year i have had no problems. I like the twist mounts for the pins it makes them easier to remove and store when not in use.
Michael D - 01/18/2020



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2013 Jeep Wrangler

The parts arrived way sooner than expected (seems to be a hibit for e-trailer). Don't get me wrong that's excellent. As for the installation it went very smooth except for trying to lock the bolts in. place with the wire and red loctite took a bit of engineering and finding the right tool/screwdriver and a steel plate to keep the nut plate from spinning and got it to lock up tighten. Looks great and looks like part on the Jeep The taillight package was flawless and went in better than I expected... just enough cable between lights and to the front of the Jeep...


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Have been towing behind the RV now for at least 15K miles without worries Great product and easy to hookup and dissconnect
Allan A - 10/01/2017



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2016 Jeep Wrangler

Very pleased with the fit and finish of the EZ5 that I installed on my 2016 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. The directions need to be updated a bit as there were two brace plates not shown but easy enough to figure out. I connected my RoadMaster tow bar, a Falcon 5250, to the EZ5 base. The tow bar, I bought from Etrailer years ago, has been used on my last 5 Jeeps that I have towed behind my motorhomes. The base plate attachments seem to change from year to year to fit the Jeeps. There are several nice YouTube videos on the installation process.


Comments
Still working great after a year.
Joe b - 07/05/2019



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Jeep Wrangler

My Jeep Wrangler followed me from S.E. Washington to South Dakota and back with out a hitch. Didn't even know it was behind me. two minuets to unhook and we were off seeing the sights 3 minutes to hookup and we were off to new territory. Had a lot of rv'ers ask about it and cost most were envious and surprised with how easy it was to install and how well it works. I foresee many miles of towing ahead of me GREAT product


Comments
Its been a year and many miles sense I installed my tow system and have had no problems . Did have one of the safety clips fail but thats to be expected when towing in all kinds of weather rain snow mud ice ect. found a little grease on piviot points works wonders. Still completely satisfied.
Mike H - 04/12/2020


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Repeat customer here. Price, service, shipping, all excellent. Had the base plate on in a couple hours. Will try it out soon on camping and photo trips in the Four Corners area. Thanks!!


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Perfect. Easy to use, no problems in several trips.
Steve - 09/20/2020


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2016 Jeep Wrangler

Everything fit in perfect. Bolt on the driver side was a little tricky but everything bolted up great. Thx for the great customer service.



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Jeep

Easy install and hardly noticable when towbar is removed from Jeep.



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Awesome and so quick and easy to hook up



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2016 Jeep Wrangler

First I'd like to provide a few comments on e-trailer. I'm a return customer, and will continue to be. The price was right, the delivery was really fast, and the kit arrived with all the parts, and in pristine condition. The big, heavy, part of this kit was well-packed, and even the little metal prongs on the front arrived undamaged. I took the time to watch the e-trailer installation video but it appears that the kit they used in the demo had some minor configuration differences from that delivered. That wasn't really an issue, since the directions in the kit were consistent with the configuration of my kit. But now, about the kit. I installed a previous version Roadmaster base plate kit on a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport. It took me about an hour. This "new, improved" version... about six hours, spread over two days. Some was my fault, some bad directions, and some just bad luck, but the design of the kit was not user-installation-friendly, or an improvement of any kind over the older design. First, the new kit has both brackets connected by a large, beefy, bar. Great, except trying to get everything to line up is now much harder since the flanges on the kit are barrrrely wide enough to slip over the frame extensions on the Jeep. If you're off even a hair, they bind and you can't line up the bolt holes. And, with the brackets all in one piece, BOTH sides have to be lined up simultaneously. Lining up the bolt holes by tapping alternate sides with a hammer (my solution) works, but it sure is tedious. Oh, and there is a metal tab on the back side of the bar, behind the wiring prongs (not sure why it's there, maybe it serves a purpose on some other vehicle installation?). This tab is located in an EXTREMELY inconvenient location as, in addition to the problems lining up the bolt holes in the tight-fitting flanges on the frame extensions, you have to slide this tab through a little slot that you cut in the air dam. I found it easiest to NOT attach ANY of the air dam fasteners until I had at least one bolt on each side started. I just hung the air dam on this tab, jacked the whole thing into place, fiddled and hammered until I got a couple bolt holes lined up, and THEN fastened the air dam back in place. So far, the installation was just irritating and tedious, but no worse than some other auto repair work one might undertake. Now comes the "bad directions" part. Roadmaster includes some nuts with little wires tacked on so you can hold the nut in place on the blind side of the frame while you run the bolts in to snug them up. I found it useful to run those bolts through the nuts BEFORE doing anything to clear out the paint on the nut threads so they'll start a little easier. The Roadmaster directions supplied with the kit are VERY SPECIFIC (Step 5), stating that the LOWER nut should be put in place first, and then the UPPER. Since the access is through an opening in the UNDERSIDE of the frame, putting the lower bolt in first blocks access to the upper bolt. I followed the instructions on the first side and that is EXACTLY what happened, causing a significant problem. Since my access to the upper bolt was blocked by the installed lower one, I had to twist and fiddle the upper nut into place. When I started to tighten, the little holder wire bent around the lower bolt, and then broke, before nut had not yet snugged down. If you should find yourself in this awkward position, the quickest and simplest solution is to remove the plastic cover from above the frame - right in front of the grill, where a winch would normally mount - and go in from the top with a wrench to grab that spinning nut. When I installed the bolts on the other side, I did the upper one first, and then the lower, and had no such problems. Once you get them snugged down, they'll pretty much hold themselves so you can torque to the proper spec, and you're done. All in all, this install was MANY times more difficult than the original Roadmaster TWO-PIECE base plate kit for the Jeep Wrangler. Additionally, I don't particularly like the new design anyway, beyond the more difficult install. The huge bar that connects the two brackets (that are independent on the older design) sticks down lower, and reduces clearance in the front a bit. The "EZ twist locks" on the brackets themselves ARE easy to install, though because of clearance with the bar in the kit I have, have to be installed upside down compared with the etrailer video demo. While easy to install, the new hitch point brackets offer no obvious positive visual cue that one can quickly look at when you're hitching up to confirm that they're locked. I guess I'll get used to that, but I don't like it. Though I suppose Roadmaster has done the design work, the new "twist lock" brackets also don't look nearly as durable as the old ones, which simply used a hitch pin to secure the bracket to the piece attached to the frame extension. A MUCH harder install, and a less obviously robust attachment system than the previous design leaves me wondering where the improvement is in the new design. I already owned a Roadmaster tow bar (and like it), so I didn't have much choice. I've towed my new 2016 Jeep with the new bracket, and got back with the Jeep still securely attached to the tow vehicle, so it DOES work.



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2015 Jeep Wrangler

The Base plate kit fit my 2015 Wrangler very well. Drilling was a bit difficult (getting the holes lined up through the two frame plates was the most difficult), but once the bolts were in place, it fit and has worked perfectly for the last year.


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    I believe I have found the helpful article section you are referring to and have attached a link towards the bottom of this answer page. For your 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited the Etrailer Preferred parts are the following: Roadmaster Base Plate Kit - # RM-521448-5 Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain - # RM-676 Hopkins Custom Tail Light Wiring - # HM56200 (cut off 4-Way connector and wire to tow bar connector) Air Force One - # SM99243 Tow Bar Cover - # RM-055-3 Brake-Lite Relay...
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  • Adapting Swivel Collar on Tow Bar For Compatibility with MX-5 Base Plate on 2014 Jeep Wrangler
    The Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # RM-521448-5 are a confirmed fit for your 2014 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and should fit just fine with your Falcon 5250 tow bar. I reached out to my tech contact at Roadmaster and there are different collars. The Roadmaster Replacement Swivel Collar for Falcon 2 Tow Bar # RM-9200-4 is what they recommend for your application. There will be some play but the 3/8 inch sounds excessive. This swivel collar will have a 3/4 inch diameter...
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  • Recommended Parts to Flat Tow 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited behind Motorhome
    We have everything you'll need to flat tow your 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with a manual transmission behind your motorhome. For a base plate kit the easiest to connect/disconnect from is the Roadmaster Direct-Connect part # RM-521448-5. It's easier to use because it doesn't require a crossbar on the tow bar which means there's one less thing you have to remember/store and the connection is also just a bit easier. I attached an install video for this for you to check out as well. The...
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  • Base Plates Compatible to Flat Tow a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 75th Anniversary Edition
    The Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plates # RM-521448-5 will not fit the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 75th Anniversay Edition. For base plates that will you can use the Roadmaster XL # 1444-1 or Roadmaster MX # 1444-3. I've attached videos with both kits installed.
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  • Air Dam Trimming Required to Install Base Plate Kit on a 2015 Jeep Wrangler
    You could try just trimming a section of the air dam out for the bracket to go through, but most likely you would find that it's lack of support would cause it to be rather flimsy and it would make tightening the bolts on the outside of the base plate kit difficult since the air dam could cover the access to them. I attached a link to the video for you to check out. You might try a different internet browser to get it to play on your computer/device.
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  • Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit for a 2007 Jeep Wrangler
    I do have a solution for you to use the same style of base plate kit but the Base Plate Kit # RM-521448-5 that you referenced is not a fit. Instead you need the Kit # 1429-3 (won't fit with optional Mopar skid plate) if you have the standard factory bumper or the Kit # 1430-3 if you have a Mopar/Warn bumper. If you have a different bumper then let me know and I can help you find a solution. To complete your flat towing setup you also need a tow bar, safety cables, vehicle tow bar wiring,...
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  • Which Roadmaster Base Plate Kit for 2016 Jeep Wrangler Works with Stowmaster Tow Bar
    The Stowmaster # RM-501 would not work with the part # RM-521448-5 as it stores on the towed vehicle. You would need the Falcon part # RM-520 or tow bar that is similar. Or if you already have the Stowmaster you can use the # RM-521448-4 which will work.
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  • Flat Towing 2010 Jeep Wrangler Sahara
    First, you will want to make sure that your 2010 Jeep Wrangler will not exceed your towing vehicle's maximum towing capacity. Generally, when flat towing, you want your tow vehicle to weigh twice as much as the vehicle being towed. You will also want to check your owner's manual for instructions on recreational towing for your vehicle. If you find it is safe to tow your Wrangler behind your car, then you will need a base plate kit, tow bar, braking system, tow light wiring, and wiring...
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  • Lighting Kit for Flat Towing 2015 Jeep Wrangler
    You have almost everything covered to flat tow your 2015 Jeep Wrangler with the exception of lighting. For lighting you can use the diode kit, # RM-15267, and not have to worry about cutting into the taillight housing. This will splice into your taillight wiring to allow your tow vehicle to control the taillight assemblies of the towed vehicle. This comes with a round 6-way connector that you will install on the front of your towed vehicle and enough coiled wire to go from there to the...
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  • Parts Needed and Procedure for Flat Towing a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
    In the owners manual of any vehicle the recommended procedure for flat towing should be listed under the recreational towing section. I found your owners manual online and didn't see anything regarding the key position when flat towing so that would indicate that the steering wheel must not be locked when you follow the steps required. Here is what Jeep requires for your vehicle: Automatic transmission in PARK Manual transmission in gear (NOT in NEUTRAL [N]) Transfer case in NEUTRAL...
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  • Weight of the Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit RM-521448-5
    The shipping weight of the Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit # RM-521448-5 is 39-lbs, so when you subtract the weight of all packing materials you are looking at a net weight of 35-lbs. Most of this weight (about 25-lbs) will be in the main cross tube/bracket assembly with the removable arms making up the balance at about 5-lbs apiece.
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  • Basic Flat Tow Components For A 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
    In order to flat tow your 2016 Jeep Wrangler behind your RV, you will need 5 basic components. These five components consists of a tow bar, base plate kit, safety cable set, tow bar wiring, and supplemental braking system. You will need to consult the vehicle's owner's manual for proper uses before towing. For a premium option, I recommend the following: Base Plate Kit- Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit part # RM-521448-5 The EZ5 brackets are hidden underneath the front fascia and feature...
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