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Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar for Blue Ox Base Plates - RV Mount - 8K

Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar for Blue Ox Base Plates - RV Mount - 8K

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Kristina F says:

Yes, if you:

  • Want all the bells and whistles
  • Need a lightweight tow bar that’s easy to lift and maneuver
  • Want to be seen - built-in LED lights make you more visible at night and look cool

No, if you:

  • Don't want to spend extra money for unneeded features
This sleek, aluminum tow bar is designed for use with Blue Ox base plates. LEDs line the arms for maximum visibility. A large hookup radius and hassle-free latches make it easy to connect and release. Safety cables and wiring included. Lowest Prices for the best tow bar from Roadmaster. Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar for Blue Ox Base Plates - RV Mount - 8K part number RM-677 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Roadmaster Tow Bar - RM-677

  • Hitch Mount Style
  • 8000 lbs
  • Blue Ox
  • Roadmaster
  • Telescoping
  • Non-Binding
  • Aluminum
  • Stores on RV

This sleek, aluminum tow bar is designed for use with Blue Ox base plates. LEDs line the arms for maximum visibility. A large hookup radius and hassle-free latches make it easy to connect and release. Safety cables and wiring included.


Features:

  • Tow bar lets you tow your vehicle safely and securely behind your motor home
    • Slides into trailer hitch receiver on RV - no ball mount necessary
  • Non-binding design allows you to release your vehicle at any time, anywhere - even on unlevel ground
  • Extra-large hookup radius makes connecting a breeze at any angle, even if your vehicle isn't perfectly lined up with your RV
  • Triple-lug connection - sturdy brackets on the end of each tow bar arm provide reinforced connection to base plates
    • Each arm attaches and detaches from base plate with 2 easy-to-access pins
  • Self-aligning design - just hook up and drive RV forward
    • Arms extend into rigid, tow-ready position and automatically lock in place
  • Extra-long telescoping arms allow for better maneuverability and easier towing
    • Stainless steel construction of inner arms allows for smooth operation
  • Integrated LED lights illuminate with your RV tail lights
    • Makes it easy to hookup or disconnect in the dark
    • Provides greater visibility for your towing setup on the road
  • Strong, corrosion-resistant tow bar is built to last
    • FEA testing guarantees a strong finished product
    • Self-lubricated nylon bushings eliminate friction between the inner and outer arms for a longer-lasting, better-functioning system
    • Eggshell-like structure allows stress to be evenly distributed for maximum strength
    • Lightweight, aircraft-grade aluminum body is durable and rustproof
    • Steel and stainless steel are built in at critical points to maintain structural integrity
    • Black matte powder coat finish provides additional durability
  • Cable guides protect included, coiled power cord and safety cables from getting damaged or tangled
    • Vinyl-coated safety cables include steel hooks with spring-loaded latches
    • Electrical cord has 7-way RV-style plug on 1 end and 6-way plug on other end
      • 6-Way socket for towed car included
  • Simple, secure storage alongside motor home
    • Simply fold up the tow bar towards the RV and secure with the built-in storage latch
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Compatibility: works with Blue Ox vehicle-specific base plates
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Arm length (from center of hitch pin hole to center of base pin hole when lined up with arm straight):
    • Extended: 52"
    • Retracted: 40-1/2"
  • Weight capacity: 8,000 lbs
  • Weight: 35 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Necessities for Flat Towing

For the RVFor the Towed CarTo Link the Towed Car and RV
HitchBase platesTow bar
Wiring plugBraking systemSafety cables
Wiring kit/diodesWiring adapter cord

Built-in LED Light Strips

Integrated LEDs

This sleek and simple all-terrain tow bar has integrated LED lights that turn on and off with your RV's tail lights. Not only do these amber lights make the tow bar stand out, but they also illuminate the area between your RV and your towed vehicle to make it more visible as you travel at night. These lights also make it easy to hook up and disconnect your towed vehicle in the dark. No extra steps are needed to power on the lights. Simply plug the included power cord into your RV's 7-way plug as you normally would, and the lights will turn on when you turn on your RV's tail lights.


Superior Design for Sturdy, Lightweight Tow Bar

Unique Eggshell Design

The unique, eggshell design of the Nighthawk distributes stress evenly throughout its aluminum body, resulting in a lightweight yet durable tow bar. Critical points are made even stronger to allow for an 8,000-lb capacity. For example, the shank portion that slides into the hitch is constructed of steel to ensure that the tow bar can handle stress at this point. Stainless steel inner arms provide even more durability and strength.


Fast, Easy Hookup

The Nighthawk tow bar has a larger hookup radius than previous models to ensure simple, secure hookup. What this means is that, even if your towed car is not perfectly aligned with your RV, you will still be able to make the necessary connections. To achieve this, the Nighthawk has stainless steel, telescopic inner arms that adjust independently. In addition, these arms are able to pivot in and out, changing the spread. So, if your car is angled a bit behind your RV, you'll still be able to hook up by bringing the arms closer together and staggering the length so that 1 arm is longer than the other, allowing it to reach the more distant base plate.


The fact that the arms are extra-long also allows for a better turning radius. By putting more distance between your motor home and your towed car, your entire setup will become easier to maneuver so that your towed car will track behind your motor home without running the risk of hitting your RV during turns.


Triple-Lug Connection

No Quick Disconnect Bar

In order to be compatible with Blue Ox base plates, there are sturdy brackets at the end of each tow bar arm. These brackets attach to the base plates using 2 easy-to-access pins and provide a tight, stable connection for a safer and more dependable towing experience.


Non-Binding for Simple Disconnect

Freedom Latch

The Freedom Latch makes disconnecting this tow bar a breeze. This latch makes it easy to release the tension that can build up in a telescoping arm when the RV and towed car are not perfectly lined up. Just flip the latch to release the pressure, and the arms will be able to telescope freely, making it easy to disconnect the tow bar from the base plates. This allows you to disconnect even when you're at a hard angle or out of level.


Built-In Cable Guides

Tow Bar Cord Channels

The coiled ends of the included power cord and safety cables easily extend to your RV without dragging on the road. But coiled cords and cables can get easily tangled, creating a hassle and a potential hazard.


Power Cord and Safety Cables

This is why the Nighthawk's power cord and safety cables are straight on the ends that run through the tow bar and connect to your towed vehicle. This way the cables can easily be run through the Nighthawk's integrated routing channels to keep them from getting tangled. These convenient cable guides also keep the cords up and out of the way to create an attractive, streamlined appearance for your towing setup.


Superior Testing Ensures Excellent Quality

FEA test

This Nighthawk tow bar has been subjected to rigorous physical and computerized testing to ensure that it meets Roadmaster's exceptionally high standards. Throughout the design process, Finite Elemental Analysis (FEA) is done. Each of these tests display a 3-dimensional image of the tow bar while it is put under thousands of pounds of pressure. Areas of stress in the tow bar can then be located and studied so that those areas can be strengthened. This process is repeated until any weak spots, particularly those found in load-bearing components, are completely removed. The result is a durable, strong, and safe product.


Simple, Secure Storage

The Nighthawk can easily be folded up and stored on the back of your RV when it's not in use.


Secure Storage

After disconnecting the tow bar from your towed vehicle, push the arms of the tow bar together so that they are side by side. Fold the tow bar up toward the RV and the storage latch will automatically lock it in place.


Guide to Flat Towing

Flat towing your vehicle is much more convenient than using a trailer or a tow dolly. These other options take up much more storage space, leaving you less room both at home and at the campsite. In addition, securing your vehicle to a trailer or tow dolly can be a hassle and more time consuming than hooking up with a tow bar.


There are 5 basic components needed when flat towing a vehicle: a tow bar, a base plate kit, a safety cable set, tow bar wiring, and a supplemental braking system.


FlatTowing Components

The tow bar links your towed car to your motor home. It attaches to the custom-fit base plates that install on the frame of your towed car. Safety cables ensure that your towed car does not separate from your motor home in the event that your tow bar becomes detached. Tow bar wiring allows your towed vehicle's signal lights to sync up with your motor home's tail lights, which is required by law in most states. Finally, the supplemental braking system - also required in most states - brakes your towed car when the brakes in your motor home are activated, preventing wear on the motor home and decreasing braking distance for your entire setup.



677 Road Master Night Hawk Tow Bar with Blue Ox Lugs and LED Lights - RV Mount - 8K






Customer Reviews

Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar for Blue Ox Base Plates - RV Mount - 8K - RM-677

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (55 Customer Reviews)

This sleek, aluminum tow bar is designed for use with Blue Ox base plates. LEDs line the arms for maximum visibility. A large hookup radius and hassle-free latches make it easy to connect and release. Safety cables and wiring included.

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Why would anyone use any other company? Thank you Noah … great job!! 855032



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Really nice tow bar, like the led lights. Recommend the vinyl cover to help keep things dry 804513



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What can I say, The Nighthawk is a top shelf tow bar. I love that it come complete with safety cables, wiring harness including the towed car side plug. 769478



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Never binds up like the last tow bar we used, lights are a added safety enhancement 731005



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This is my second Nighthawk towbar and they are great. Easy hookup and disconnect . well built and has been very reliable. 729511



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I have purchased many Roadmaster products and they are generally well made. This unit had some fit and finish issues and the light strips are attached with adhesive and black silicon sealer. After having difficulty getting functionality in the wiring between the RV and towed vehicle and extensive testing the ground wire in the Roadmaster cable harness was bad. I called eTrailer as they are always very helpful/knowledgeable. In this instance they advised Roadmaster prefers to handle and quality issues. Roadmaster technical assistance was excellent, but the only choice was to return the whole tow bar and have them fix it or have them send a replacement wire harness and install it myself. Not wanting to wait for two-way shipping and repair I opted to do the repair and they shipped me a replacement wire harness. When I disassembled the unit, it was apparent the ground wire had pulled out of the butt connector where the cable is split in the middle to splice in the LEDs along the sides. After repair everything was functional. Hookup and release of the bars to the towed vehicle is quite easy. If the wiring was good to begin with this would probably merit 5 stars for ease of installation and 4 stars for value. I will follow up if there are any further issues. 727417



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Emily was very helpful and knowledgeable assisting me with ordering parts needed to tow my car with the RV. The parts arrived two days latter. Thanks for the good service and fast delivery. 661724



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I found it to be very high quality and easy to install. We are going to use it this weekend. I hope it works as good as it looks. 591351



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Lots of help and walked me through so I could get what I needed. 564776



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


Great Product, 1 year in service, 20,000+ miles. Simple hookup and disconnect. Lighter weight makes handling it much easier. LED lights are a nice safety feature. Very happy with the tow bar and E Trailer. 586600



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


Great product. Highly recommended. We are using this tow bar on a 2008 Chevy Tahoe. We love the side LED lights as well. All the cables are heavy duty and have not shown any signs of wear or tear after 1 year of use. Caution: make sure you check your package contents when you receive the tow bar. It was not packaged too well; there was no padding in the box, so the plastic wiring harness 7 pin socket got crushed during shipping. 719314



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


I placed a big order with etrailer to flat tow my Jeep. The Roadmaster tow bar was back ordered but was in transit. etrailer notified me of the possible delay and monitored the parts and was able to ship my complete order within my deadline. I always buy from etrailer due to the great service, follow up support and installation videos and instructions and they keep me informed. Thanks 540288



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


After much research and deciding which tow bar to go with as this will be my 1st flat tow experience I went with the Nighthawk RM-676. I ordered on a Monday and received on Wednesday. I'm glad I went with the Nighthawk due to the weight and ease of use. I have not had a chance to use yet but will follow up after I get everything else ordered and hooked up. There was a gouge out of the vinyl coating on one of the safety cables and I contacted etrailer and they said they will be sending out a replacement. I like dealing with etrailer as their customer service is the best. 510388


Comments
Still happy with the purchase of the Nighthawk RM-676 tow bar. 1700 mile round trip to Michigan and 1300 mile round trip to Florida and many closer trips near home. Very easy to hook up unhook
Michael R - 05/19/2019

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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


Why would anyone use any other company? Thank you Noah … great job!! 856191



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


The tow bar came on schedule. I needed to change the coupling on the end because I have a Blue Ox base plate. Adam in customer service told me which one I needed even though Etrailer was out of stock. He told me where to look for it since I was in a hurry to get going. I have bought from etrailer before and will again. Customer service is back. Yea!! 849227



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


Tow bar is of excellent quality and works perfectly 826125



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


Pretty Easy Set up with Easy to View Pictures and Videos. Works Perfectly 815552



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


Looks great and easy to install. Watch the video. EASY 803129



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


The installation videos make it SO easy! It took time for me since I'm a perfectionist but it turned out flawless. I saved over $1000 by installing it myself and etrailer made it possible!!! They covered everything I needed to do the job! Highly recommended etrailer every time! 803126



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


Great fast service! 790465



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


Over the last 30 days I have purchased multiple items totaling in excess of $3000. I have continued to come back to trailer because they have everything a person with a motorhome needs for towing a vehicle. More importantly there videos and technical expertise online is instrumental to the success of installing your product instead of paying astronomical fees for someone else to do. I will always use etrailer and recommend this company to people I know And meet. 787236



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


Robust and performs as advertised. The lights give extra safety protection on dark an low visibility conditions. Easily stows and everything is included with the product. 777280



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


I have had this for over a year and it was a straight forward install with good instructions. I have many miles on it, including a trip from Texas to Alaska, with no problems. The no bind works good unless you are on an incline where your car is pulling away from your RV. 776869



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


I purchased the Roadmaster Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kit w/ Removable Arms, The Roadmaster Nighthawk Tow Bar, Quick Disconnect Crossbar, Universal Hy-Power Diode Wiring Kit, and Roadmaster Guardian Rock Guard in order to tow my 2020 Ford Raptor behind my Class A. Everything bolted on beautifully and the craftsmanship was fantastic. Ordering from etrailer was easy and the parts arrived within a few days with no problem. I watched numerous [online] videos to learn how to install everything and they saved me a lot of time. Overall, I'm very happy. 777651



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Review from a similar Nighthawk All Terrain in Tow Bar


Done deal, I think! Y'all are amazing. The tow bars arrived about 15 minutes ago! [Paula] Crystal and Tommy are 10 out of 10 in my book! It's hard to find good customer service these days, but it seems etrailer has great customer service dialed in. Thank you so much! 775897


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    In order to flat tow your Jeep, you seem to have a pretty good handle on the big picture as far as the parts you need. For a base plate, I really like the Roadmaster # RM-521453-5 direct-connect base plate. The removable base plates are unobtrusive once the drawbars are taken off. No crossbar is needed on the tow bar, so the tow bar/base plate connection looks clean and is easy to use. For a tow bar, I really like the # RM-676 Nighthawk. The wiring umbilical is included, as are the safety...
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    The photo of the Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar for Blue Ox Base Plates # RM-677 is definitely an accurate representation of what you get - arguably the highest-quality tow bar in the industry with LED light strips, safety cables, cord with 7-way and 6-way plugs, along with arms that have connections designed specifically to mate with Blue Ox base plates. If those are the base plates you have and you are looking for a tow bar, the Nighthawk # RM-677 is the most...
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  • Roadmaster Tow Defender Recommendation for Roadmaster Tow Bar with Blue Ox Adapter
    Since the Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar for Blue Ox Base Plates - RV Mount - 8K Item # RM-677 you referenced is designed to attach to Blue Ox base plate kits what you'd want is the Roadmaster Tow Defender Protective Screening Item # RM-4750 as it's designed to be used on Blue Ox and Roadmaster flat towing setups.
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    The Roadmaster Tow Defender Protective Screening # RM-4750 that you referenced does not need additional brackets to attach to the Roadmaster NightHawk part # RM-677 as it comes with all of the hardware needed.
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  • Should Steering Wheel of Vehicle Be Locked or Unlocked when Flat Towing
    When flat towing a vehicle the front wheels have to be free to turn so that the vehicle can track behind the tow vehicle around corners. For more info on how to flat tow your vehicle check the owners manual of your vehicle.
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  • How To Flat-Tow a 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Using the Front Bumper
    I do have a way for you to flat-tow your 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Unlimited assuming the front bumper you are going to use is both approved for flat-towing and has either 3/4" thick or 1" think d-rings. However, we do not have a list of front bumpers with d-rings that can be flat-towed. I suggest you look into companies who specialize in custom front bumpers like Fab Fours etc. We do not have any for your Jeep that meet both of the above requirements. Once you find a front bumper with...
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    The Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain Tow Bar part # RM-677 is a really great tow bar and all you'd need to flat tow your 2004 Lexus GX 470 with it would be the Roadmaster base plate kit part # 1168-1 which is a confirmed fit. For lighting you can use the diode kit, # RM-152, 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...
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    Since your Nighthawk All Terrain # RM-677 runs off of the running lights and you are having issues with the driver's side stop/turn function with the Hy-Power Diode Wiring Kit # RM-154 installed on your 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Unlimited I recommend checking your connectors and grounds to make sure they are secure and that there aren't any places where there might be debris or corrosion. As far as the Hy-Power Diode Wiring Kit goes you may want to double check that you installed it using...
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    The only difference between the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kits like part # RM-523179-5 and the Roadmaster Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kits like part # RM-523179-4 are the removable arms. The Direct-Connect style means you can attach a tow bar to this like the Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain Tow Bar part # RM-677 without the need for a crossbar to go between the two arms. The Crossbar-Style style means you will need the crossbar that goes between the two arms like the Roadmaster...
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    According to the owner's manual (page 355) for your 2019 Chevrolet Equinox, all models with the 2.0L gas engine can be flat-towed with four wheels down. Therefore, it does appear you are getting incorrect information from the dealer. I have attached a list of the best parts to use to flat-tow the above vehicle along with some install videos for you as well. Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit part # RM-523193-5 Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar part # RM-677 SMI...
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    I have a solution for you to protect your 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, but the Roadmaster RM-4700 isn't designed to work with Blue Ox Base Plates. For that reason, you'll want to instead use the Roadmaster Tow Defender # RM-4750 model. This Tow Defender is designed to use with Blue Ox base plates and the Roadmaster NightHawk # RM-677 tow bar that you're already using.
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  • High/Low Hitch Adapter to Keep Nighthawk Tow Bar RM-677 Level for Best Operation
    Roadmaster does specify the 3-inch safe zone for tow bar height differences at the motorhome and toad ends. Really any tow bar will perform better when it is level since there will be less arm tube friction. A level tow bar will also endure less mechanical stress and it will put less stress on the base plates, the towed vehicle's frame and its suspension. Since you have invested in the Nighthawk # RM-677, one of the best tow bars available, I recommend you protect your investment...
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    The tabs on the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kits are 2-1/4" wide inside to inside. These tabs are designed specially for Roadmaster tow bars such as the Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain Tow Bar part # RM-677. That said, there are adapters available that allow you to use different brand tow bar so just let me know what you have and I will see if one is available. The Blue Ox Tow Bar to Roadmaster Base Plates Adapter Brackets part # BX88185 allows you to attach a Blue Ox tow bar...
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    I took a look at the owner's manual for a 2019 Chevy Colorado and on page 315 of the online version it states "Use of a shield mounted in front of the vehicle grille guard could restrict airflow and cause damage to the transmission ... If using a shield, only use one that attaches to the towing vehicle." Due to this I strongly recommend using the Roadmaster Tow Defender Protective Screening # RM-4750 which has a mesh screen to protect the front of your Colorado and still provide air...
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  • Will the Curt Clevis Pin with Handle and Clip C45805 Fit Roadmaster Nighthawk Tow Bar for Blue Ox
    The Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar for Blue Ox Base Plates part # RM-677 uses 5/8" pins to secure to the lugs on the base plate arms so the Curt Clevis Pin with Handle and Clip part # C45805 will fit.
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    If you have a motorhome mounted tow bar like the Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain Tow Bar part # RM-677 then you should not have any issues at all using the Curt Clamp-On 3 Bike Rack part # C18013. I called my contact at Roadmaster to confirm this as well. Please note that if any of your bikes have an alternative frame or deep drop tube then you are almost certainly going to need to use the Curt Bike Frame Adapter Bar part # C18016 to keep the bikes for interfering with the tow bar....
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