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Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 6,000 lbs

Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 6,000 lbs

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Hitch-mounted tow bar has stainless steel, telescoping arms that automatically lock into place. Its large hookup radius allows you to connect without perfectly lining up your vehicle. Easily folds up to store on your RV. Lowest Prices for the best tow bars from Roadmaster. Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 6,000 lbs part number RM-520 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Roadmaster Tow Bars - RM-520

  • Hitch Mount Style
  • Telescoping
  • Roadmaster
  • Roadmaster - Crossbar Style
  • Roadmaster - Direct Connect
  • 6000 lbs
  • Stores on RV
  • Steel
  • Standard

Hitch-mounted tow bar has stainless steel, telescoping arms that automatically lock into place. Its large hookup radius allows you to connect without perfectly lining up your vehicle. Easily folds up to store on your RV.


Features:

  • Tow bar lets you tow your vehicle safely and securely behind your motorhome
    • Slides into trailer hitch receiver on RV - no ball mount necessary
  • Large hookup radius makes connecting a breeze at any angle, even if your vehicle isn't perfectly lined up with your RV
  • 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
  • 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
    • High-tech powder coat finish provides additional durability
  • Simple, secure storage alongside motorhome
    • Simply fold up the tow bar towards the RV and secure it with the built-in storage latch
  • Fast, easy hookup
    • EZ, EZ2, EZ4, Classic, and XL base plates use the included quick-disconnects
    • MX, MS, and EZ5 use the included pins and clips
    • Binding release tool (RM-066 - sold separately) makes disconnecting easier
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Compatibility: works with all Roadmaster vehicle-specific base plates
    • Can be adapted for use with Blue Ox base plates with the Roadmaster Tow Bar to Blue Ox Brackets Adapter (RM-031 - sold separately)
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Arm length (as measured from center of hitch pin hole to center of quick-disconnect bar):
    • Extended: 53"
    • Retracted: 41-3/4"
  • Weight capacity: 6,000 lbs
  • 1-Year limited 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

Quick, Easy Hookup

This Roadmaster tow bar has a large hookup radius 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 Falcon 2 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 motorhome and your towed car, your entire setup will become easier to maneuver so that your towed car will track behind your motorhome without running the risk of hitting your RV during turns.


Autowlok

The Autowlok mechanism features a spring-loaded pin that locks the telescoping arms into place for towing. Once the tow bar is connected to both your RV and to the base plates on your towed vehicle, simply drive forward until the tow bar arms fully extend, at which point they will automatically lock into place.


Once you've reached your destination and you're ready to unhook your vehicle, press the release button to disengage the spring-loaded pin. The arms will be able to telescope again, making it easier to disconnect. However, if you're on uneven terrain, or if your towed vehicle is not perfectly aligned behind your RV, chances are you'll experience tow bar binding. This is the result of tension that can build up in the telescoping arm, and it can make it difficult to disconnect your vehicle. Using a release tool (RM-066 - sold separately) will give you the leverage necessary to disconnect.


The internal self-lubricating nylon bushings help to absorb road shock and reduce wear and tear on the tow bar by eliminating friction between the inner and outer arms as they telescope in and out. Inside each arm, a built-in safety strap provides extra peace of mind by ensuring that the inner and outer arms won't separate in the event of a latch failure.


Quick-Disconnect

When using EZ, EZ2, EZ4, XL, or Classic base plates, quick-disconnects make it a snap to attach the tow bar to your vehicle. Other methods require you to maneuver each tow bar arm individually and perfectly line up tabs on the arms with tabs on your base plates. Roadmaster's unique design lets you connect and disconnect the tow bar quickly and easily, all by yourself.


The quick-disconnect brackets come in separate pieces. The pieces that are positioned on the ends of each tow bar arm interlock with matching brackets that attach to your Roadmaster base plates. Sandwiched between the tow bar arms is a sturdy crossbar that essentially turns the arms into a single structure. This crossbar allows you to lower the tow bar as a single piece onto the quick-disconnect brackets on your towed car so that you don't have to connect each arm separately. When lowering the tow bar onto the brackets, make sure that the tab on each bracket lines up with the hole in the matching bracket. Then just insert the linch pins through the holes in the tabs on top to secure the brackets together. To remove the tow bar, simply remove the pins and lift the tow bar off of the brackets. These convenient brackets also make it simple to mount any number of Roadmaster accessories, from basic safety cables to the Guardian rock shield.


Quick-Disconnect

If you have MS, MX, or EZ5 base plates, the arms will connect directly to the base plates. Just remove the quick-disconnect brackets from the ends of the arms and you will be left with lugs that fit into the base plate brackets. Once the lugs are set inside of the brackets, simply insert the included pins to secure them in place.


Superior Testing Ensures Excellent Quality

FEA test

This Falcon 2 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 Falcon 2 can easily be folded up and stored on the back of your RV when not in use.


Storage Process

After disconnecting the tow bar from your towed vehicle, collapse the arms and push them together so that they are side by side. Then fold the arms up toward the RV and the storage latch will automatically engage to hold the tow bar 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 motorhome. 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 motorhome in the event that your tow bar becomes detached. Tow bar wiring allows your towed vehicle's signal lights to sync up with your motorhome'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 motorhome are activated, preventing wear on the motorhome and decreasing braking distance for your entire setup.



520 Road Master Falcon Two Hitch-Mounted Tow Bar



RM-520 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details RM-520 Installation instructions



Video of Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 6,000 lbs


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar Installation - 2014 Ford Focus

Speaker 1: Today on our 2014 Ford Focus, we're going to be taking a look at the Falcon 2 Tow Bar, part number RM-520. So here's what our tow bar looks like. Now this is going to allow us to safely tow our Focus behind our motor home, and get down the road and start our adventure. So, if you're looking for a tow bar that has the ability to store on your RV, you're not having to take it on and off, but also the extremely easy and simple to hook up, the Falcon 2 is going to be a great option for you.It's going to slide into the receiver hitch on our motor home, and we're not going to have to worry about a ball mount. Now on our application, we are using a high-low adapter, which is not included. Our tow bar is designed to work with two inch by two inch receiver tube openings, and has a capacity of 6,000 pounds.Now on the vehicle side, it's just going to be a simple quick hookup to our base plate, and it's going to work with all Roadmaster base plates as well as some Blue Ox base plates with an adapter that is sold separately.

Our tow bar's going to feature telescoping arms, which is going to give us a really large hookup radius, which means it's going to be a lot easier to hook up to our vehicle without having to be directly in line right behind our motor home.Do allow for better maneuverability and easier towing, and the stainless steel construction of the inner arm allows for smooth operation. There is a self-lubricating nylon bushing that's in between the outer and inner arm, allowing the arms to move freely and provide a long-lasting system. Now with the arm in this position, it is locked and ready to tow, but if we come back to this button right here, and push down, it'll unlock it and allow us to store it.Now to stow the tow bar, you just simply push the arms together and we can lift them up, and that nut on the back here is going to line up with this lever with the hole in the middle. It's going to lock it into place, and then we simply turn it to one side or the other, and it'll store right on the back of our motor home. Our tow bar is going to feature a nice black power coat finish, which is going to keep it looking nice and lasting a long time.The length of our tow bar with the arms collapsed, from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the mounting location in the vehicle, is going to be right about 41.75 inches long.

And with the arm fully extended, it's going to be a total of 53 inches long. With everything hooked up right here, we're ready to hit the road.To begin your installation, you're going to take your tow bar, and we're going to slide it into the receiver on our motor home. We're going to line up the pin hole on the receiver, and then we can take the included pin and clip and secure it.Now if we come to the back section of our tow bar here, we're going to have a little lever. If we pull back on that lever, we can swing the arms down, and we're going to spread them open and we can take the open end here, and attach it to our base plate. We're just going to line it up, and we're going to take our pins, going through, and locking everything down.

We're going to do that for the other side as well.And that's all it's going to take to hook up our tow bar, but before we hit the road, you want to make sure that you put in your electrical, your safety cables, and your breakaway switch for your braking system. And that'll finish up your look at the Falcon 2 Tow Bar, part number RM-520 on our 2014 Ford Focus.


Customer Reviews

Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 6,000 lbs - RM-520

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (124 Customer Reviews)

Hitch-mounted tow bar has stainless steel, telescoping arms that automatically lock into place. Its large hookup radius allows you to connect without perfectly lining up your vehicle. Easily folds up to store on your RV.

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The Falcon 2 was a replacement for my old Falcon 2 bar which had well over 130K miles on it. The new Falcon 2 bar appears to be better built than the old one so I expect much longer life. 135490


Comments

I have put 5000 miles on the bar and am very happy with its construction

Monte - 06/13/2015

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In February 2016 I bought a used Class A Motorhome with came with a Roadmaster Falcon Tow Bar. After a couple of trips around the country in my motorhome, I quickly realized why the majority of motorhomes I saw had a vehicle in tow. I searched for a decent tow vehicle and in June purchased a 2003 Chevy Tracker. I didn't know anything about Raodmaster or the quality of their products so I started reading reviews from satisfied owners and quickly realized I had a very good tow bar so I researched what I needed to hook it up on my Tracker. I got acquainted with eTrailer when I purchased the Base Plates to attach my Raodmaster Falcon tow bar to my Tracker. Derek at eTrailer was very helpful and took the time ensuring that I had the right parts to use with my used tow bar. The customer service I received was outstanding. I actually received my base plates the next day with free shipping! The installation instructions were clear and concise and I installed the base plates in about 1 hour and was ready to go. I took several trips (about 4,000 miles) with my Tracker in tow behind me and never had any issues. My Falcon Tow Bar I got with my RV is at least 10 years old and I considered buying a new one but I didn't want or need to spend the extra money since there really wasn't anything wrong with it. Then my last trip of the year (end of November) I was about 75 miles away from home running 75 mph (in traffic), when my Tracker (in tow behind me) was rear-ended on the highway. This accident could have been catastrophic but it wasn't. My old Falcon Tow Bar absorbed the majority of the impact! Needless to say, the tow bar was destroyed but the RV and Tracker never let go of each other. After settling up with the insurance company and fixing my Tracker, when it came time to buy a new tow bar, the Roadmaster Falcon II and eTrailer was a no-brainer. In my opinion, the quality of the Roadmaster product saved lives last November! 342114



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I purchased this to flat two my 2016 Wrangler Unlimited. It was very easy to install, quick to setup when you want to use it and folds way easily when you are not using it. 554256



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The EZ4 base plates installed as per instructions. Taking my time so as to not miss anything the procedure took just over 3 hours to install by myself. I haven't had a chance to use the roadmaster falcon 2 tow bar but I'm sure all will be good when I do. My motorhome is having a couple of repairs done so as soon as I can I will test the falcon 2 . This is the second time I have purchased from etrailer and I have nothing but good things to say. Thanks to all involved. 575221



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Great experience. Easy ordering via phone to confirm the exact product for my Jeep, tow bars showed up a day earlier than anticipated, installed with no issues. Great customer service ! They found me a promo code save more, and no sales tax. Order from these folks and you'll save on sales tax that Amazon is charging as well. 315325


Comments

Thanks so much for your review! Although we do not charge sales tax for out-of-state purchases, we are required to charge sales tax to Missouri residents.

-- Laura E - 11/21/2016

21904

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Falcon 2 tow bar is easy to attach to our Fiat 500 flat tow. We appreciate the swing away stowaway feature when we disconnect at our destination 726738



- RM-520
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Hi, I think the falcon 2 tow-bar is great. I really like it. 725628



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What can I say...but WOW. We have been towing our 2014 Kia Soul for the past year with absolutely no issues with our towing system. I highly recommend to those who are looking for an affordable towing system to buy the Roadmaster Falcon 2. I'm looking forward to many more miles of use, 703905



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I bought all the equipment to hook up my 2018 Ford Focus to my motorhome and had the equipment installed by the folks Ford recommended as they do all there warranty work. It all work great and several people that seen me asked where I got the equipment. and I told them etrailer. I had one small problem with a ground and etrailer help me out and got me back on the road. The best thing I like about the roadmaster 2 set up as it is so easy to connect and disconnect. several others said they could not believe how fast it was to connect and disconnect. 697030



- RM-520
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etrailer has extremely helpful people, Donna worked with me and was most knowledgeable. Tow hitch was exactly what I needed, after bending mine 2000 miles from home. 696278



- RM-520
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A great company to do business with, they are very good at providing a solution for my needs. Lori was especially helpful and I received the part I needed in a timely manner. Thank you!! 677451



- RM-520
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Product works very well for towing our car. 672466



- RM-520
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just Took our first trip towing our 2010 Jeep Wrangler and worked awesome. Could hardly tell the Jeep was back there 670994



- RM-520
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Great install videos on your site allowed me to install my base plates on our 2011 jeep grand cherokee.. Thanks. It's working great. 666907



- RM-520
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High quality 644914



- RM-520
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I am very happy with this tow bar, it connects very quickly to our RV and we're on our way. I have had no problems in the year that I have used it. 640896



- RM-520
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Works just like it should. Would not hesitate to recommend it to a friend. 635472



- RM-520
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have flat towed about 3000 miles with no problems. very easy to hook and unhook 635272



- RM-520
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We love the setup! 628148



- RM-520
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Great tow bar worked very well and easy to install don’t have the motor home Still have the tow bar if you know anyone 612036



- RM-520
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Great product easy to install and hook up 604142



- RM-520
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Excellent product. Staff very helpful. (Greg) 599279



- RM-520
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Every thing works great just like you would want it to 591257



- RM-520
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Works perfect to tow my Honda FIT. It was easy to install and easy to use. Great product. Highly recommend 591174



- RM-520
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I have purchased a number of items from etrailer over the years, always get knowledgeable help and great service. 588354



- RM-520
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I bought this Roadmaster Falcon 2 to replace an old RM 5250 that an arm had frozen on and no parts available for one 20 years old. I looked online for pricing found a great price on another site did not order for a few days kept looking and ran across Etrailer. I called and got Angela W. Told her what I wanted she matched the price. Great price, excellent customer service placed order then 3 hours later I realized I had given her wrong shipping address called and got David G. Told him what I did told me he would get it corrected. Received it 5 days later it arrived at correct address exactly as scheduled. Bottom line I will use etrailer for future needs because of great customer service. Ken M. 588180



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I didn't want to give "It looks like a good item" type of review. I have put 5k miles on this tow bar system and it has honestly been the best investment so far. It is simple to attach your vehicle to ( usually less than 3 minutes to have it attached and chains hooked up) and unhook is even easy by yourself. I would 100% recommend this product and etrailer.com for the customer service they bring to you. Thank you for everything. 577858



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Great service. Outstanding delivery time. Very helpful customer service. 575413



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I ordered base plate, tow bar and all the goodies to hook up to our RV. Very good service and everything was delivered in 3 days. In the process of installing now. I have ordered parts from etrailer before and they have always been very good. 574630



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Great product. Arrived on time and good service 566320



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I love this tow bar. It's light and strong. We needed it to haul our Jeep Wrangler behind our Thor Freedom Elite. We haven't had the chance to try it out yet, but I'm sure it will do well. "Thank You" to the folks at etrailer! My Jeep can now tow a trailer and be towed behind my motor home. Not at the same time of course. LOL! I would recommend etrailer for anyone's towing needs. 563731



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Product was as described and expected. ETrailer got this to me in Alaska for far less than I could find it local. Great customer service. 546911



- RM-520
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All products were exactly as described and of good quality. Fast delivery 515554



- RM-520
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etrailer has some of the greatest customer service I have experienced in a long time , I ordered several things to outfit my toad and from start to finish they were a class company to work with . New customer for life ! 511649



- RM-520
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Haven’t used it yet but it is well built and appears easy enough to use. 505887



- RM-520
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Very Good Tow Bar easy Hook-up Love It 501621



- RM-520
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Everything showed up sooner than I thought it would. Three boxes and each one had exactly what I had ordered. I'll be ordering more items. Wait I did yesterday. I recomend these guys and gals. 495716



- RM-520
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I drove from WA to Chicago towing my 2007 GMC Sierra and it was a breeze. The tow bar is easy to connect/disconnect (using MX Base plate kit) as had to do a few times to turn around in tight places. Top notch product. 489864


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A year later and this tow bar still going strong. After my initial WA-Chicago trip, Ive driven to KY, FL, PA, VA, TX, CO, UT, and back to WA without a hitch. Worth every penny!

Victor - 03/31/2019

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Great products. Great teachers to explain the product after installation. All the qualities you want in a company you can trust. 487025



- RM-520
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Works just as promised. Great investme nt. 482110



- RM-520
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Works well and folds for storage nicely. 476349



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Item is super well made. Good instructions with easy installation. 469985



- RM-520
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Everything fit well, shipping was prompt. Customer service was great. Price was even better much cheaper than other trailer part retailers. 469711



- RM-520
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I purchased a 'tow package' for my Jeep so I could pull it behind my motorhome, along with a trailer hitch for the Jeep. All products fit perfectly, and were easy to install. We traveled about 6K miles, and did not have an issue. Thanks! 469062



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Excellent, quality product, perfect fit 465755



- RM-520
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Great quality product, performs as specified. Easy to install and use with my 2017 Jeep Wrangler. Added a Roadmaster Guardian 4000 to round off the install. etrailer customer service is great too!!! 464286



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great service !!! 461760



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Another excellent Roadmaster product delivered by etrailer. Product is well made and very sturdy. I have not used it yet but am confident I will be very satisfied. 456229


Comments

All is well. All purchased products have performed as advertised.

Thomas - 12/01/2018

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The hitch performs as advertised. It's easy to install and disinstall From my towed vehicle. 454463



- RM-520
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This product is the greatest way for towing I've ever used. It was easy to install, the directions and videos extremely helpful. eTrailer is an excellent company to work with. 454096


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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2019 Jeep Wrangler Behind a Motorhome
  • For your 2019 Jeep Wrangler and Falcon 5250 tow bar you will just need to add base plates, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking as the other main components for flat towing. For base plates you can use # RM-521450-4. These are custom fit base plates for your 2019 Wrangler and fit models with the standard factory front bumper. These base plates are also compatible with Roadmaster Quick Disconnects and all Roadmaster tow bars. I have included a link to the installation instructions...
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  • Is MOPAR Part # 68321424AB Required to Flat Tow a 2018 Jeep Cherokee
  • From our experience the part 68321424AB is required on a 2018 Jeep Cherokee. I recommend checking with a dealership for confirmation. Unfortunately, that part must be sourced at a dealership as well. We do however, have everything else you may need to flat tow the Jeep. The custom base plate kit you need is either part # RM-521447-5, if your Jeep is not a Trailhawk or part # RM-521446-5 if it is. These will connect directly to the Falcon 2 tow bar, part # RM-520. Then you can...
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  • Recommended D-Ring Adapters for Towbar on 3/4 Inch D-Rings With 7/8 Inch Pins
  • Your best option would be to get the Roadmaster Adapter for Jeep D-Ring Bumper Mounts to Roadmaster Motor Home Mount Tow Bars - 3/4" Thick # RM-035. These will also fit both 7/8 and 1 inch diameter holes. This will fit your D-rings. For this application, I recommend the Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 6,000 lbs # RM-520 and safety cables # RM-643.
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2018 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • To flat tow your 2018 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk behind your motor home, you will need a base plate kit, tow bar, safety cables, a lighting solution and a supplemental braking system. Starting with the base plate kit, I recommend the Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit # RM-521446-5. I checked with Roadmaster and confirmed that these will fit your 2018 Cherokee Trailhawk. The EZ5 brackets are virtually invisible and easy to mount and remove. Then for a compatible tow bar, I recommend the Roadmaster...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2018 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Behind Motor Home
  • To flat tow your 2018 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk behind your motor home, you will need a base plate kit, tow bar, safety cables, a lighting solution and a supplemental braking system. Starting with the base plate kit, I recommend the Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit # RM-521446-5. I checked with Roadmaster and confirmed that these will fit your 2018 Cherokee Trailhawk. The EZ5 brackets are virtually invisible and easy to mount and remove. Then for a compatible tow bar, I recommend the Roadmaster...
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  • Will the Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit Fit a 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Sport S
  • Yes, the Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit part # RM-521450-5 will fit your 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Sport S as long as you have the factory front bumper. This base plate kits work with all motorhome mounted Roadmaster tow bars. For this, I recommend the Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar part # RM-520. In order to complete your flat-towing setup you will also need safety cables, supplemental braking system, tow bar wiring, and a possible high-low adapter. If you would like for me to recommend any...
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  • Adapter Recommendation for Attaching Tow Bar to Jeep With Rugged Ridge Bumper
  • We have an adapter from Blue Ox that is designed for attaching their tow bars to a Rugged Ridge bumper like you have which is part # BX88301. This would be your best option as it was designed for your bumper. The other option is that Roadmaster makes a base plate kit that is designed specifically for the Rugged Ridge buper like you have which is part # 1437-3 which you could attach a Roadmaster tow bar like the Falcon 2 # RM-520 directly to.
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  • All Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • There are a number of parts you're going to need in order to do this, starting with compatible base plates. I recommend the Roadmaster EZ4 Base Plate Kit # RM-521440-4 because the brackets will be hidden away so your Grand Cherokee can maintain a clean look. For a tow bar I recommend going with the Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar # RM-520 because of how easy the tow bar is to connect to the base plates as well as its long arms, which make it easier to maneuver when towing; you will also need...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2019 GMC Acadia Denali
  • Yes, the Roadmaster base plate kit part # RM-523189-4 does fit the 2019 GMC Acadia Denali as long as you don't have adaptive cruise control. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle. The most popular compatible tow bar is the Falcon 2, # RM-520. For safety cables you can use # RM-643. The coiled design helps keep the cables off of the ground. For lighting you can use the diode...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2017 Ford Fiesta
  • The Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit # RM-524438-5 referenced in your question is confirmed to fit your 2017 Ford Fiesta without EcoBoost. The EZ5 brackets will provide attachment points for a tow bar and the attached drawbars will remove quickly and easily. I have included the installation details for you to check out. To complete the flat-towing setup for your Ford Fiesta, you will also need a tow bar, safety cable set, lighting solution and a supplemental braking system. For a tow...
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  • Recommended Parts to Flat Tow a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with Aftermarket D Ring Mounts
  • To flat tow your 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited you will need a Tow Bar, Safety Cables, a Base Plate Kit, Lighting, a Supplemental Braking System, and possibly a High-Low adapter. For a tow bar I recommend going with the Roadmaster Falcon 2 # RM-520. This tow bar has a weight rating of 6,000 lbs and features arms that adjust individually for easy hook up and disconnect. Safety Cables that go great with this tow bar and are also rated for 6,000 lbs are the Roadmaster part # RM-643 which...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2005 Jeep Wrangler with D-Rings on Smittybilt Front Bumper
  • The front bumper on your 2005 Jeep Wrangler does resemble the Smittybilt XRC. If that is what you have then you actually won't need a base plate kit as you can use D-Ring adapters to flat tow your Wrangler. We have verified this with Smittybilt in the past. What you will need is either the Roadmaster 1" D-Ring Bumper Mounts # RM-035-1 or the 3/4" D-Ring Bumper Mounts # RM-035 and then a compatible tow bar like the Falcon 2 # RM-520. If you don't already have safety cables then I recommend...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2015 Jeep Wrangler Sport
  • First let's start with a base plate confirmed as a fit for your 2015 Jeep Wrangler Sport. For that you'd want the Roadmaster EZ5 part # RM-521448-5 which is a confirmed fit. I attached an install video for this kit for you to check out as well. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle. The most popular compatible tow bar is the Falcon 2, # RM-520. For safety cables you can use #...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited with Standard Bumper
  • We have just want you need. The correct Roadmaster base plate for your 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited is the Roadmaster EZ4 part # RM-521448-4 which is confirmed as a fit. This will work great with your Falcon 2 part # RM-520 tow bar. If you needed lighting you could 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....
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  • Replacement Inner Arm for Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar
  • I recommend replacing the inner bar in question with the Roadmaster Inner Arm # C000172. This inner arm is designed to fit the Roadmaster Falcon 2 and BlackHawk Tow Bars. For a replacement inner arm for the Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar, you will instead use part # 910021-65. I have attached a short installation video on this replacement part for you to check out. I also recommend checking the rest of the tow bar to ensure no other areas were damaged. If you find you need to completely...
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  • Can a 2017 Subaru Crosstrek Be Flat-Towed
  • If your 2017 Subaru Crosstrek has an automatic transmission then no, it cannot be flat-towed with four wheels down. It must instead be towed on a trailer with all four wheels off the ground. However, if your 2017 Subaru Crosstrek has a manual transmission then yes, it can be flat-towed with four wheels down. That said, flat-towing setups are not exactly cost effective which is something to bear in mind but I have attached for you below a list of cost effective flat-towing parts you can...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2018 Chevy Equinox
  • We do have a base plate kit and everything else that you will need to flat tow your 2018 Chevrolet Equinox! I recommend using the Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit # RM-523193-5 for a base plate kit. It features removeable arms that will give your Equinox more of an OEM look when you are not towing it. You will also need a tow bar, safety cables, vehicle tow bar wiring, a supplemental braking system, and possibly a high-low adapter. For a tow bar that is compatible with your EZ5 base...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2018 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • Can you be more specific on if you are referring to the price of the parts or an installation? If it is the parts, there are a number needed and I'll be happy to let you know what they are if you need recommendations.
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  • Recommended Flat Towing System For 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 4x4
  • For your 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 4x4, I have the parts you need to make flat towing easy. I recommend you start with the Roadmaster MX Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # RM-3176-3 and use the Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar # RM-520. You will also need the safety cables # RM-645. For your wiring, I recommend the Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit # RM-15267 which will give you a clean connection at the front of your truck and allow you to use the factory wiring...
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  • Can 2018 Kia Soul Manual Transmission be Flat Towed
  • Yes, it looks like the manual transmission versions of the 2018 Kia Soul are flat towable. You'd need a base plate kit part # RM-522115-4 which is a confirmed fit. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle. The most popular compatible tow bar is the Falcon 2, # RM-520. For safety cables you can use # RM-643. The coiled design helps keep the cables off of the ground. For lighting...
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