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Item # BX7365
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Tow your vehicle securely behind your RV with this durable steel tow bar. Hookup is a snap, even on unlevel ground, thanks to the unique swivel feature and self-aligning arms that automatically center and lock in place.
Tow bars are notoriously difficult to connect and disconnect, especially on uneven surfaces. Rigid tow bars have arms that are essentially locked in place so you have to drive your towed vehicle into the exact position necessary for hookup. But with the Alpha, you can connect from the approximate towing position, even on unlevel terrain. The unique swivel design allows the tow bar arms to turn and pivot just enough to compensate for a slight height difference so you no longer have to worry about being on completely level ground.
The convenient, self-centering arms help to make hookup a snap as well. Once you have connected the tow bar to the base plates on your towed vehicle, simply drive your RV forward until the tow bar arms fully extend and lock in place.
Blue Ox has defeated the age-old problem of binding by creating a tow bar that is just as easy to release as it is to hook up. Simply press down the locking handles on the tow bar arms until the internal latch disengages. By releasing some of the static pressure from your tow bar you can flex its arms just enough to make disconnecting from the base plates a snap, even when it's out of level with your RV.
Blue Ox base plates on your vehicle are equipped with two tabs each that connect to the brackets on the ends of the tow bar arms. These brackets are referred to as "lugs." The unique triple-lug design of the Alpha tow bar creates a tighter, more stable connection by surrounding both base plate tabs. The result is a sturdy, reinforced connection that is stronger and more rigid for a safer, more dependable towing experience.
Hooking up the Alpha to your base plates is as simple as it is secure. Just insert the triple-lug end of the tow bar arm into the base plate so that the center lug is positioned between the two tabs of the base plate. Then insert the 1/2" keeper pin through the lugs and tabs and secure it at the end with the included quick pin.
The Alpha can be easily stored on your RV when it is not in use. After disconnecting the tow bar from your towed vehicle, push the arms of the tow bar together so that they are side by side. You can then fold them up toward the RV and insert the integrated hold-up bolt into place on the hitch connector. Then pivot the arms down so that they are held firmly in place alongside the RV, parallel to its bumper.
Video of Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar - Motor Home Mount - 6,500 lbs
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Today, we'll be reviewing part number BX7365. This is the Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar. This is a motor home mount rated at 6,500 pounds. This tow bar is going to let you tow your vehicle safely and securely behind your motor home. This portion here slides into your two inch by two inch receiver style hitch on your RV. No ball mount is necessary, it's going to come with a 5/8 inch pin and clip.
This does have a swivel function so it actually rocks back and forth. Our little pivot mouth right here so it's going to make it very easy to connect even on unlevel terrain. This also has a self aligning design which means all you got to do is hook it up to the base plates on your towed vehicle and drive the RV forward. As you drive forward it's actually going to extend one of this arms or extend both arms and it's going to lock the arm in place in a towed position. The bring the arm back in push on that lever and you push it in far enough and it's going to secure back into a stored position. It's got the triple-lug connection here.
You can see, sturdy brackets on the end of each tow bar arm, provide reinforced connection to the base plates. Each arm is going to attach and detach from the base plate with two easy to access pins, very simple to use, they also have indicators on the outside that way you can tell that the outer most portion of the bracket is facing up and that's also going to let you understand what side of the vehicle each arm goes on. Now, other neat things I really like about the Blue OX Alpha is it's ability to store when it's not in a used position or towing application. All you have to do is disconnect it from the base plate, your vehicle and then you bring the arms up and then you bring the arms up into a upright position. This pin right here is going to fit into this slot and then as you rotate the arms over to one side, the pins are going to engage in this portion here. It's going to fold up at a 90 degree angle against the back of your RV and it's going to slant just a little bit to one side or the other for a nice sturdy position.
That's a great feature to have with this tow bar assembly. Has a really nice black powder coat finish on it so it's going to stand up really well against rusting and corrosion as the rubber boost better design to protect the telescoping arms from dirt and grime. It's also going to come with two safety cables that you can attach to the base plate on your vehicle and then loop them up to around the hitch of your RV or your motor home. This is going to offer a capacity of 6,500 pounds. Once again it's designed to fit inside a two inch by two inch trailer hitch receiver. This is compatible for Blue Ox base plates, this can be adapted for use with Roadmaster base plates with the Roadmaster base plate, the Blue Ox and Demco Tow bar adapter.
Sold separately with part number RM-033. The product itself is going to weigh right around 35 pounds so this is a great thing to install by yourself. They'll never hurt seeing extra set of hands to make sure that you're not straining yourself with installing this. The Blue Ox base plate and receiver lock kit is also available and sold separately with part number BX88101. That's going to allow you to get rid of the pins and secure them with pins and locks. Another accessory that's really great to have on hand is the Blue Ox towing accessory kit for motor home mounted tow bars. That's available and sort separately, part number BX88109, you can find all those accessories here on our website at etrailer.com. That's going to do it for today's look at part number BX7365. This is the Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar. .
Average Customer Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (76 Customer Reviews)Tow your vehicle securely behind your RV with this durable steel tow bar. Hookup is a snap, even on unlevel ground, thanks to the unique swivel feature and self-aligning arms that automatically center and lock in place.
by: Tom O05/18/2013
The Tow bar appears well made and of highest quality. We replaced the standard pin with anti-rattle locking pin and my wife made a cover on her sewing machine for the stowed position. I like the fact that it stows well out of the way and our rear RV basement door opens without interference. All the controls and joints move easy enough and all that remains is putting some miles on it. 80812
by: Karl Klemme02/10/2014
Great service, Looks to be a very good product, bwcause of weather, will be a bit before I can actually use it. THANK. CASEY, YOUR GREAT 116137
Very nice for a one man operation. Easy to use. I've used it on my truck and camper so far. 223350
by: Bob S10/22/2015
How can you go wrong with Blue Ox. Great towing product. Towing a 2013 Ford Edge behind 2014 FR Georgetown. Don't even really know that the Edge is back there until you see it. Very well built and solid. 230493
by: Roy T05/18/2015
Works very well . . . good quality prod uct 194099
by: Ralph M02/17/2017
I ordered the Blue Ox Alpha tow bar, base plate and curt trailer hitch for my 08 Wrangler on Tuesday and it arrived on Friday. The installation for the base plate and trailer hitch went without a problem. The instructions were well written. Total installation time for both was less than 4 hours. Etrailer readily made good on their low price pledge and reimbursed me the price difference plus 10% when I found the base plate at a lower price than etrailer advertised. On my tow bar the dust boots were not properly attached and Judy at etrailer immediately ordered new zip ties and boots from Blue Ox. I will do business with these folks again. 342833
by: Dave B Kansas City12/06/2016
This is the 3rd time that I have ordered items from etrailer.com. I have to say that I couldn't be more pleased. Ordering on line is extremely easy, I received a verification call later the same day. The units shipped and were delivered within 4 days. I have not had an opportunity to use the products but believe they will fit my needs. When I made my first general inquiry about what Items I might need, John (one of the tech reps.) sent me a list of recommendations along with a link to numerous videos that explain the installation of each of the units. I think their service is one of the best on the market. 323795
by: Dennis M.09/04/2013
We purchased the Blue Ox Tow Bar to use behind our Class C Motorhome. It was easy to attach to the RV as well as the Honda Fit which we are towing. We haven't had a chance to use it since we received it, however, we have had nothing but glowing remarks about the Blue OX products from all our RV camping buds. ETrailer was very prompt in shipping this to us and even reduced the shipping time at no additional cost. We ordered this on Monday afternoon and it arrived by UPS at our residence on Thursday morning. Thanks ETrailer for your followup and your prompt shipping. 98314
just what I ordered ,came in excellent condition 126932
by: Jeremy T11/17/2016
Very nice. heavy duty. works great. no problems. Towed a car behind RV all around the country. Makes it easy to connect and disconnect on inclines or odd angles. Installing the associated connections to the front of the Chevy Sonic wasn't bad, took about 3 hours; medium screwdriver/drill/wrench skillz needed. I got the associated fuse kill switch also, makes it all look real nice. The folks at etrailer walked me through all the ordering and needs and were very helpful. Highly recommend them and this product. 317507
by: Peter Y07/09/2016
When I bought it I thought it was gods gift to tow bars, a year later, after doing a lot of towing with it, my reaction is - meh. Although the adjustable arms to make hooking up easier, it does have a propensity to bind up when trying to get it off - like 3 out of every 4 times. It's not quite a celebration if we can get the two bar off without resorting to hammer. And it still takes two people do hook and unhook. We also have a $125 regular old fixed tow bar, it works just as well. 269742
by: Tim C03/02/2016
Very easy to attach and use. Stows on RV when not in use. 239179
I received the brackets last week and the tow bar today bar today. I want to thank tori for all her help, what a asset she is to your company. I am going to try to add pictures to this e-mail. Thank you. Jim griffin 228275
by: Drew G.03/03/2017
The Blue Ox BX7365 works perfectly with my Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Very easy to install, setup, connect and disconnect. I did need install a 6" drop receiver to level the tow bar between my (Georgetown) RV and the towed vehicle. Just completed a 700 mile round-trip with absolutely no problems. I had no issues with the pins binding, nor getting the telescoping arms to lock in place while using. 347948
by: Phyllis P02/26/2017
The blue ox tow bar fit perfect on my Dodge Durango. Very easy to hook up and unhook. The Stay-and-Go brake system is an excellent excellent product.The change I made was the light that mounts on the mirror of the towed vehicle,I ran a wire to the dash of motorhome.Now the light is there in the corner of your eye,and don't need to watch the rear view camera. 349885
by: Ken M10/21/2016
George J set me up with everything I needed to tow my Ford truck "wheels down" behind my Winnebago. I'm a total rookie re this Motor home business, but etrailer took good care of me and I got these items for the right price. Looking forward to some great times with this rigging. 310719
by: Tony B.08/26/2012
I just installed it on my coach and it seems to be exactly what I ordered, and looks like it will tow my vehicle without a problem. Construction is good, and unit feels sturdy. I'll be towing in a day or two and am confident that this unit will do exactly what I need. 53087
Just wanted to drop a note of thanks, I knew the Blue Ox product would be good, but I was extremely impressed with the service of etrailer. The website was easy to work with and I had my purchase within 3 days. In stock and on motor home for the weekend. Thanks again 190430
by: Scott R.03/09/2017
I've used it to pull my Jeep Wrangler (JKU) behind my Class C Coachmen across the country and back, including mountain roads, rough surfaces and lots of interstate travel. It's held up well and the overall towing setup has been stable - couldn't ask for more. 350227
etrailer shipped fast and had good website info, reviews, and videos that were very helpful in making the decision on equipment to tow my 2014 CRV. I have only test fit the tow bar but seemed easy to operate and hook up. Hope to put it to the real test soon. 206970
by: Geoff D.06/10/2016
Product is great but you can get great products many places...it is etrailer.com that is the difference. Easy to use site with quality products at a good price. Simple, fast, and piece of mind knowing etrailer is always there after the sale! 259788
by: Ken S.03/05/2016
Does the job. The only problem I have is sometimes the release latch will not disengage when I disconnect my toad vehicle. I think they have one now that they advertise will never lock-up and might be worth the extra cost. 239745
This thing is great. I've been flat towing for a while but this was my first collapsing/adjustable tow bar. Makes it much easier to hook up. Easily folds away on the tow vehicle making storage convenient. 250422
No troubles so far! I was on the road a total of 93 days in 2016. If your tow vehicle isn't lined up straight the adjustable levers won't disengage. Other than that she is well worth the investment. 332871
by: David R.10/18/2012
It was just what I needed. I was very impressed with the service I received from etrailer.I received my purchase quicker than I expected and I love the FREE shiping. Thanks etrailer, I'll be back. 57594
by: David I06/29/2014
Got the BX7365 Alpha tow bar, BX2218 base plate kit and BRK2012 Patriot brake system. Installation was straightforward. Just got back from a 4500 mile trip and everything worked well. 138248
by: Elmer T12/16/2011
Blue Ox is the greatest. Hook up and storage is a plus. I have used this in the rain and is fast and easy to hook up. Had Car tow dolly before, this is so much better. 28205
by: Don P.11/12/2016
The item I received was defective out of the box. I called Blue Ox and they immediately sent a replacement at no cost to me. The new unit functioned flawlessly. 316104
by: Rick E.02/04/2017
The wiring harness and Blue Ox tow bar system I installed on my Jeep Wrangler fit perfectly and I have had no problems since installation. Highly recommended. 340585
by: Harry S07/31/2013
etrailer filled and I received, this tow bar within 48 hours after I tried, for 6 weeks, to get the manufacturer, BlueOx, to ship the same product. 92583
I have not used the tow bar yet but it is well built and I received the item in thee days. Very good service. I would recommend etrailer to anyone 350506
It took about two and a half hours in my garage with basic hand tools to install the base plate kit on my Wrangler and it fit like a glove. 220670
by: Stephen M.07/17/2016
I really like the ease of installing the BX7365 and how easy it is to align the car with the individual adjustment levers for each side. 272927
by: Louie P.02/12/2017
The installation instructions and photos were great !! Looks great on my Pleasure Ways Ascent. Can't wait to tow my Chevy Spark. 341070
by: Rich E03/13/2013
the tow bar came in good condition and looks good on the motorhome well wirth the price. Thank you Rich E 70613
Perfect fit, good quality. excellent set up created by Blue Ox to tow 4 wheel down MINI Coopers. I have a 2006 Base R50. 248613
by: Liz W10/14/2015
The tow bar works great. We pulled our car 1500 miles with no problems. The bar stows perfectly on the back of our RV. 229926
As advertised, quick delivery, Have purchased several item from etrailer with similar results. Will continue to use. 79027
by: Wayne Z.06/18/2014
I receive the hitch at record speed all in excellent shape and would deal with them again and recommend to friends. 136322
by: doug s.12/05/2016
very good price on a name brand tow bar. very easy and pleasant to talk to. very very fast shipping! 322381
by: D P01/20/2017
Troy was very helpful. Free delivery was lightning fast. I'll install soon and update review. 333962
by: Martin B.01/18/2013
Outstanding service. Very fast delivery. My first choice for anything trailer/towing related. 63505
by: Ted R01/20/2017
I can't believe this shipped so fast thank you again this has made hooking up my Toad simple 334177
easy to store off to side and heavy duty quality. towing 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited sport 303638
by: pam s09/04/2012
my husband said it took him about 3 1/2 hours to put this on. he love love loves it. thank u 53963
by: Glenn Mac08/10/2016
Very High Quality and shipped extremely Quick! Great product and well worth the expense. 282200
by: carlos l10/07/2013
i haven't used the tow bar, but it looks great, shipping was much better than expected. 102861
by: David G.02/07/2014
Great product. Super fast shipping. Easy installation. Tested and works great. Thanks. 116035
Easy to connect to vehicle. Folds up and is supported while attached to the coach. 276886
by: Rod Tvrdy01/08/2017
love this tow bar. It's easy to hook up and haven't had any problems at all. 330905
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