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Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar, 5,000 lbs

Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar, 5,000 lbs

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Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar, 5,000 lbs Stores Separately 63180


  • Coupler Style
  • Fixed
  • Tow Ready
  • 5000 lbs
  • Stores Separately
  • Standard
  • Steel
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Tow Ready Tow Bars - 63180

Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar by Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch and Reese

  • Light-weight, only 31 lbs
  • Arms adjust from 24" to 41" for universal fit
  • Tow bar mounting brackets bolt securely to Chevrolet Express Van bumper
    • Most applications require a custom bracket due to bumper design
    • Bracket dimensions:
      • 5-1/2" long x 2" tall
      • Distance between mounting holes center to center: 4"
      • Distance between tabs: 2"
  • Heavy-duty quick latch A-Frame coupler fits 2" ball
  • Tow bar comes assembled, complete with installation instructions
  • Safety chain u-bolts sold separately with safety chain kit
  • Some states require the use of double safety chains


  • Total weight of Chevrolet Express Van must not exceed 5,000 lbs or exceed the weight of the towing Chevrolet Express Van.
  • This towbar is rated for a maximum 45 mph.

Tow Ready # 63180 Adjustable Tow Bar by Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch and Reese

Replaces Draw-Tite # 2480

63180 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details 63180 Installation instructions

Video of Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar, 5,000 lbs

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Video Transcript for Tow Ready Tow Bars 63180 Review

Today we'll be reviewing part number 63180. This is a Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar rated at 5000 pounds. It is a very lightweight system weighing only 31 pounds. The arms can adjust from 24 inches to 41 inches for a nice universal fit. You can see as long as the hardware is loosened up that you can adjust the arms as needed. Once you have it set to your particular width or the measurement that you need all you've got to do is tighten down the hardware and you'll be set to go. The tow bar mounting brackets are going to bolt securely to the vehicle bumper.

That's going to be these right here. All the hardware is included. Most applications require a custom bracket due to bumper design. It's also going to feature the heavy duty quick latch A-frame coupler which is this portion up here. This is designed for a 2 inch ball.

You can see here that it has a trigger style latch, and on that latch mechanism it does have a slot. That way you can install a coupler pin or a coupler lock for further security. That's going to require a pin or a lock with a diameter of a 1/4 of an inch. The tow bar comes assembled straight out of the box complete with installation instructions. Safety chain U-bolts are sold separately with a safety chain kit. You need to check in and see if your state requires the use of double safety chain because most states do, or some states do.

You need to check in on that. If you take a closer look at the mounting bracket the mounting holes are going to be separated center on center by 4 inches. The mounting bracket is going to give us an overall length of 5-1/2 inches and a width of 2 inches. Please keep in mind that the weight of the vehicle must not exceed 5000 pounds or exceed the weight of the towing vehicle. This tow bar system is rated for a maximum speed of 45 miles per hour. Once you have brackets installed on the vehicle you can see that it's just a really easy connection.

All you have to do is place them over the eyelet right there and then you can secure it using the included pin and safety clip. It just goes right through there, bring it out the other hole, and then attach the safety pin on the other side. It's made from a steel construction. It has a really nice finish on it so it is going to stand up really well against rust and corrosion providing many years of use. That's going to do it for our review of part number 63180. This is the Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar rated at 5000 pounds. .

Customer Reviews

Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar, 5,000 lbs - 63180

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (21 Customer Reviews)

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Great product, easy on easy off 260819

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Good quality and easy to adjust and ins tall. 410064


I have used the towbar several times, it works great and is durable. Great value.

Tern C - 07/24/2018


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Have used it several times and each time it gets easier to use. Would recommend it to anyone looking to tow a Bronco or any other toy they may have. 366745

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Let me start by saying you can't find a better company to work with than etrailer. I placed an order for a Blue Ox tow bar only to find out later that the tow bar hadn't even been manufactured so a reliable deliver date could not be provided. I told the sales rep that I needed the bar ASAP since I had a trip planned and needed to tow my Suzuki Sidekick behind my motorhome. They suggested I change my order for one that was in stock but was told that it would be 7-10 days before it would arrive. I placed the order but expressed my displeasure over the length of time it would take to get to me. Since I didn't want to pay for expedited shipping, I took my chances that it would arrive in time. To my surprise it can two days later. The sales rep apparently picked up on my frustration on the delivery interval and took it upon himself to make sure the tow bar got to me in time for my trip. Thanks again for such great customer service. 500149

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I tow a race car all over the place, and I can truthfully say that this is probably the best tow bar I have ever owned. It’s the FIRST one that I have owned and felt comfortable enough to check it a coupla times and then forget it! For the quality of the product, it has an excellent price tag! Absolutely, I would recommend this to my closest friends! 392967


Its GOT to be one of the sturdiest and best-made tow bars I have ever owned. Easy on and off...never have to stop and check it any longer as I know it is right.

Gene D - 06/14/2018


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I have the product looks great only I got it with one end of box riped open and hardware missing had to go and buy new. cost me 15.03 to replace hardware not a very good start. 429961

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Won't know if it will work until I get adapters to put it on. Disappointed that it is listed with the backet that I put on the truck only to find out they don't match up with out another adapter. 454763

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Was well made with thick gauge metal.Great finish for good rust protection.Design is good for ease of attachment and tear-down.Am impressed with overall product. George I am impressed with you and your web page. Your written attitude is something out of the past as I am an old timer who misses the politeness of my past. Keep on being you. Love ya, Merritt Ps suggest customers buy chain package, than running around to find all the parts. 456530

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I am very happy with the tow bar I got from trailer. The most valuable part was all the advice I got from my salesperson, who helped me figure out all the options that would work on my car and helped me put together the best set of equipment. I highly recommend them! 472674

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Excellent service and quick delivery. 436985

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Easy install and looks pretty solid, will tow next week. 432660

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Can't want for better service, products and delivery. 413256

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Easy to set up and adjust to fit my vehicle. Lite enough for one person to handle and attach if necessary. 273831

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Great workmanship, bolted right on. 266691

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the tow bar works good thank you 240167

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They were exactly what I needed,and were delivered to where I needed them in a timely fashion. 230811


They are still working fine. I am very hsppy with them.

Jimmy T - 11/01/2016


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Tow bar looks great and came when they said it would! Very happy with the service and will purchase again from!!! Bill S. Lodi, CA 209267

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universal fit functioned well 176845

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Just what I ordered 64849

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Great service, quick shipping, great tracking. Hav enot installed yet. 19419

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Excellent customer service!!! Got the item quickly and as described!! 11818


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  • Tow Bar and Accessories for Flat Towing a 2004 Jeep Wrangler Behind Motorhome
  • You can use a tow bar like the Tow Ready # 63180 to tow your 2004 Wrangler, but keep in mind, the tow bar is NOT rated for speeds above 45 mph. If the Jeep has the U-channel bumper with the flat front, you can use part # 40602 to provide an attachment point to the vehicle. In order to run at highway speeds, I recommend using a tow bar like the Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar, part # RM-520 and base plate kit # RM-521424-4 which is compatible with OEM double tube bumpers. You will also need...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 1992 Geo Tracker Behind a Motor Home
  • I will be happy to help you out with your flat towing needs. The first thing you are going to want to do is consult the owners manual for your 1992 Geo Tracker. There should be information in the towing section or look for recreational towing in the index for more information on the specific procedure for your Tracker. The tow bar does not have a speed rating but the vehicle might. There are 5 items that will be needed to flat tow a vehicle: base plates, tow bar, safety cables, lighting,...
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  • Towbar for Towing 1994 Geo Tracker 5-Speed Manual Behind 2002 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 Van
  • The best choice of tow bar for transporting your 1994 Geo Tracker 5-Speed manual behind your 2002 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 van will be to select one made by the manufacturer of your Tracker's base plates. Using products from the same manufacturer means you'll not need to worry about having to use adapters which add expense and complication. The link at right shows you all base plates we offer for your Tracker (as long as it does not have brush guards); we offer Roadmaster and Blue...
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  • Parts Needed To Flat-Tow 1995 Jeep Wrangler Economically
  • To flat-tow your 1995 Jeep Wrangler, you will need a base plate kit, tow bar, safety cables, vehicle wiring or lights, and a supplemental braking system. The base plate kit I would recommend for your Jeep is the Roadmaster Classic Base Plate Kit, part # 1409-3, which will fit only the U-Channel Bumper, which your Jeep should have. For an economical tow bar, you could use the Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar, part # 63180, if the 45 mile per hour limitation is will work for you. To connect...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2000 Honda CR-V Behind a Motor Home
  • In order to flat tow your 2000 Honda CR-V, you will need to first add base plates. You can use the XL style base plates that you have referenced, # 1528-3. In order to use your Reese tow bar, # 63180, you will need to use an adapter, # RM-025, and quick disconnects, # RM-201. With this tow bar, you are limited to 45 miles per hour. I have included a link to the installation details for you. If you want to tow at highway speeds, you will need a different tow bar. I recommend the Falcon...
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  • Parts Necessary To Flat Tow a 2011 Toyota RAV4 Behind a Motor Home
  • There are 5 components needed to flat tow a vehicle. First, the vehicle will need base plates to provide a safe attachment point for a tow bar. For your 2011 Toyota RAV4, you can use Roadmaster XL Base Plates, # 1182-1A. Second, you will need a compatible tow bar. You can use the Tow Ready Tow Bar, # 63180, but you will need an adapter, # RM-025, and Quick Disconnects, # RM-201, to make the tow bar and base plates compatible, and this tow bar is is rated for towing speeds of 45 miles...
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  • Parts Needed for Flat Towing My 2007 PT Cruiser Behind a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban
  • Yes, you can use the Tow Ready Adjustable Tow Bar, item # 63180, to tow your 2007 PT Cruiser Turbo convertible. Keep in mind that this tow bar is rated for towing speeds of 45 miles per hour or less. A better tow bar option would be the Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar, # BX7322 , which is designed for towing long distances and more frequently. You will need some other items along with the tow bar to complete your towing setup. First, a base plate kit for the PT Cruiser is needed. The...
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