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etrailer Classic Base Plate Kit - Fixed Arms

etrailer Classic Base Plate Kit - Fixed Arms

Item # e98959
Retail:$592.90
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Custom-fit base plate kit lets you hook up your tow bar to flat tow your vehicle. No external crossbar means that only the base plate tabs are visible, providing a clean, low-profile look when you're not towing. Simple, bolt-on installation. 1-800-940-8924 to order etrailer base plates part number e98959 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all etrailer products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for etrailer Classic Base Plate Kit - Fixed Arms. Base Plates reviews from real customers.
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Custom-fit base plate kit lets you hook up your tow bar to flat tow your vehicle. No external crossbar means that only the base plate tabs are visible, providing a clean, low-profile look when you're not towing. Simple, bolt-on installation.


Features:

  • Custom-fit base plates provide attachment points for your tow bar
  • Hidden reinforcement means that less of the bracket shows
    • No crossbar support beam or large, protruding brackets
  • 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's chassis
  • Electrical bracket lets you easily mount a round electrical connector plug
  • Instructions and necessary hardware included
  • Compatible with all etrailer tow bars
    • Also compatible with Demco Victory Series tow bars
    • Adaptable for use with tow bars from other manufacturers (adapters sold separately)
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Distance between brackets: 31"
  • Bracket height: 18-1/2"
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Tow Bar Adapters

If you have a tow bar from a different manufacturer, an adapter may be available. etrailer offers adapters for use with other manufacturer's tow bars so that you don't have to go through the added hassle and expense of replacing your tow bar when outfitting your new towed car with base plates.


Demco Base Plate Adapters

Type of Tow Bar Use Adapter
Roadmaster Eagle and Eagle 8000 e98979
Reese Tow Champ and Valley Industries e98980
Roadmaster Falcon 5250 e98981
Blue Ox, Aladdin, Aventa II, Aventa LX, and Alexus e98982
Roadmaster Tracker, Falcon 2, Falcon All Terrain, Blackhawk, Blackhawk All Terrain, and Sterling tow bars with serial numbers up to 14,500 e98983
Roadmaster Sterling All Terrain and Sterling tow bars with serial numbers above 14,501 e98984
Demco Victory Series and Kwik-Tow No adapter needed

etrailer Technical Support

At etrailer we're committed to the products we sell, and to our customers. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are available via both phone and email to address your questions and concerns for the lifetime of your base plates. The technicians at etrailer perform flat tow installations on a daily basis, making them a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers. The one-on-one, personal service you'll receive comes straight from an expert in the towing and automotive field. We've installed it, we've wired it and we've towed with it, so whatever your question, we can answer it.



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etrailer Classic Base Plate Kit - Fixed Arms - e98959

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (21 Customer Reviews)

Custom-fit base plate kit lets you hook up your tow bar to flat tow your vehicle. No external crossbar means that only the base plate tabs are visible, providing a clean, low-profile look when you're not towing. Simple, bolt-on installation.

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Excellent product
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2015 Chevrolet Silverado

Pretty easy to install on my 2015 Silve rado,



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I’m happy with them can’t wait to get back on the road



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My order arrived in a few days, was exactly what I ordered. Installed base plates with no problems. very satisfied with results.



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I installed myself! The direction we easy to follow and the unit fit my 2017 jeep unlimited perfectly. I have over 4000 tow miles since the install with no issues.



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Very good and easy to work with



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Order was easy and fast delivery on time



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Quality parts for a reasonable price, fast shipping.



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Easy to install



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Had trouble doing it online call them on the phone like we used to do it all days and it went really well very fast and very knowledgeable I will do business in the future with etrailer



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Perfect fit fast shipping



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I just received, maybe next week I will working on that.



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The product is fine, but the box was flimsy and damaged.



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See what our Experts say about this etrailer Base Plates

  • Will Blue Ox Avante Tow Bar Work with etrailer Classic Base Plate Kit on 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500
    In order to use the Blue Ox Avante Tow Bar with the etrailer Classic Base Plate Kit part # e98959 which is a fit for a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 New Body you'll just need the Adapter for Blue Ox Tow Bar to etrailer Classic Base Plates part # e98982. If you don't want to use any adapters then you'd just need to go with the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit part # BX1674.
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  • Are Adapters Needed To Connect An etrailer Classic Baseplate To A Blue Ox Avail Tow Bar
    You would need an adapter to connect a Blue Ox Avail Tow Bar # BX7420 to the etrailer Classic Base Plate Kit - Fixed Arms # e98959, however there isn't a compatible adapter available at this time so you would need to switch to a different baseplate. I recommend just sticking with Blue Ox to avoid having to use any adapters at all. For a 1500 you'll want part # BX1674 and for a 2500 or 3500 you'll need part # BX1681. I've attached some installation videos below to help walk you through...
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  • 2014 Chevy Suburban etrailer Base Plate Kit Fit and Parts to Flat Tow
    Yes, the etrailer Classic Base Plate Kit # e98959 fits your 2014 Chevy Suburban. This doesn't have the removeable arms so you just have the covers to deal with which means less steps to take. I'll go ahead and make a list of parts that I recommend using to flat tow your Suburban. The initial installation might take a bit longer for some of these but after that you will have a really easy on/off setup. etrailer Classic Base Plate Kit - # e98959 Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain - # RM-676 Adapter...
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  • Recommended Flat Towing Components For A 2011 Chevy Silverado 1500
    Yes, to flat tow your 2011 Chevy Silverado 1500 you'll need the following components: Baseplate: etrailer Classic Base Plate Kit # e98959. Tow Bar: etrailer XHD Non-Binding Tow Bar # e94ZR. This tow bar comes with safety cables bracketed to the arms so you won't have to purchase any separately or worry about them dragging on the ground. The head and shank are adjustable to help keep the tow bar level between the motorhome and Silverado. Tow Bar Wiring Kit: Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to...
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  • Recommended Parts to Flat-Tow a 2011 Honda CR-V
    In order to flat-tow a 2011 Honda CR-V you'll need a base plate kit, tow bar, safety cables, wiring harness, and braking system. I have listed below a recommendation for each of these parts. Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit part # RM-521559-5 Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar part # RM-522 RoadMaster 68" Single Hook, Coiled Safety Cables part # RM-643 Brake Buddy Select 3 Portable Supplemental Braking System part # HM39524 Roadmaster 4-Diode Universal Wiring Kit...
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  • Recommended Flat Towing Set Up for a 2009 GMC Sierra 1500
    The best base plate kit for your 2009 Sierra 1500 is going to be the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit item # 3154-3. This kit is custom fit and built specifically for the Sierra 1500's. The removable arms will keep your front end as close to a factory look as possible. With this base plate you will be able to use the Roadmaster Blackhawk 2 Tow Bar item # RM-422 and Safety Chains item # RM-653. This tow bar is compatible with the base plate kit recommended above and has enough weight...
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