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Custom Roadmaster and Blue Ox base plates are designed to help you safely tow your vehicle. A variety of styles that allow for permanent or removable draw bars and different attachment methods will allow you to choose the system that best fits your towing needs.

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Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit Installation - 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Unlimited

Shane: Hi. I'm Shane with etrailer.com. Today we're going to be taking a look at, I'm going to help you install Roadmaster's Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit with Removable Arms on our 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Unlimited.It's gonna be one of five main components in a flat tow setup, the other four are gonna be your safety cables, your tow bar, your braking system and your wiring.Our base plate is gonna be attached, directly to the chassis of our Jeep Wrangler. It's gonna give us a solid connection point between our tow bar and our Jeep so we can safely flat tow it behind our RV.As you can see here, with our tabs removed it's gonna maintain a nice clean look on the front of the vehicle when we're not flat towing it. When we're ready to flat tow it, we're gonna take our removable arms, we're gonna slide it in sideways. You're gonna have a spring-loaded pin and I'm gonna twist it 'til it locks into place.


Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit Installation - 2014 Ford Fusion

Shane: Hi, I'm Shane with etrailer.com. Today we're gonna be taking a look at . I'm gonna show you how to install Roadmaster's direct connect base plate kit on our 2014 Ford Fusion. It's gonna be one of the seven components required to flat-tow your vehicle. Let's go over those components now.One, is gonna be our base plate. It's gonna connect directly to the chassis of the vehicle, to give you that solid attachment point for your tow bar.


Review and Installation of a Roadmaster EZ4 Base Plate Kit - 2016 Chevrolet Colorado

Hey everybody, Ryan here at Etrailer.com. So now on our 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, we're going to be taking a look at, and showing you how to install, the Roadmaster EZ Four base-plate kit.Now this kit is going to alow us to safely flat tow our Colorado down the road. It's gonna give you piece of mind knowing that you have a secure mounting point. Now I think this kit is pretty cool, since it's going to allow you to flat tow your Colorado. So whenever you're on vacation or on the road and get to your destination you're gonna be able to unhook and cruise around town in your truck as opposed to your big motor home. That way you can visit friends and family a lot easier.Now many of our customers wrote in and said they like the fact that it's pretty easy to install, and you don't have to make a bunch of big modifications.


Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit Installation - 2018 Jeep JK Wrangler Unlimited

Shane: Hi, I'm Shane with etrailer.com. Today we're going to be taking a look at, and I'm going to show you how to install Roadmaster's Direct-Connect base plate on our 2018 Jeep JK Wrangler Unlimited. The base plate is designed to allow us to flat tow our vehicle behind our motorhome. It's going to connect directly to the chassis of the vehicle, to give us that solid mounting point between our vehicle and out motorhome. It's going to be one of five main components in a flat tow setup. The other four are going to be your braking system, your safety chains, your wiring, and your tow bar.A couple things that I really like about this base plate is the design of the safety chain loops.


Roadmaster EZ4 Base Plate Kit Installation - 2018 Jeep Cherokee

Today on our 2018 Jeep Cherokee, we're gonna be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Roadmaster Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kit with Removable Arms. Now keep in mind that it's only gonna be one component you need for a complete, safe flat-tow setup. For a complete setup you're gonna need a base plate, a tow bar, tow bar wiring, a braking system, and finally safety cables.So here's what our base plate looks like once we have it installed. This is gonna give us a really solid attachment point so we can hook up our tow bar and safely flat-tow our Jeep down the road. One of the nicest things about our base plate is whenever we're not towing, most of us are gonna look at this and say, "I really don't want this bracket sticking out." Well, we can come to this pull ring here, simply pull on it, rotate the arm, and we can pull it out. Now it's gonna be a lot less visible and be hidden pretty well in here in the under grill part.


Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit Installation - 2016 GMC Canyon

Today in our 2016 GMC Canyon. We're going to be installing a Roadmasters direct connect base plate kit. This base plate is going to give you an attachment point for tow bars so you can haul your vehicle behind your motor home. They're custom fit for your GMC Canyon and are going to be a replacement for the tow hooks that come pre installed in your vehicle. When not in use. The portion that connects to your tow bars is removable by pulling the pin, giving it a twist, and then sliding it out and now you're back to your factory look.


Demco Tabless Base Plate Kit Installation - 2014 Ford Edge

Shane: Hi, I'm Shane with etrailer.com. Today we're gonna be taking a look at, and I'm gonna show you how to install, Demco's Tabless and Base Plate Kit on our 2014 Ford Edge.There are five main components to a flat tow setup: your base plate, your wiring, your tow bar, your safety cables, and your braking system.What our base plate is gonna do for us is it's gonna be a solid connection point between our tow bar and our towed vehicle. You can see with our fascia removed, our base plate is going to attach directly to the chasse of the vehicle to give us that solid anchor point for our tow bar.You can see when not in use it maintains a nice, clean look on the front of the vehicle. We're gonna have our safety chain looped here, which they're not gonna stick out too far. Again, maintains that nice, clean look. We don't have a lot of protruding items or anything like that sticking out of the front of the vehicle.


Roadmaster EZ4 Base Plate Kit Installation - 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Today on our 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, we're gonna be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Roadmaster Crossbar Style Base Plate Kit with removable arms.Here's what our base plate's gonna look like once we have it installed. This is gonna give us a really solid attachment point to hook our tow bar up to, so we can flat tow our Jeep safely down the road.I do wanna mention that the accessories we have mounted up here are not included with the kit. Here we have our breakaway switch for our braking system, our airline fitting for our braking system, and then finally our electrical plug. But our base plate is gonna come with a bracket to mount your breakaway switch for your supplemental braking system, as well as two prongs here so you can mount your electrical connector.What I really like about this base plate is the fact that we can actually remove the arms when we're not towing our Jeep. We come to the pull ring here, we can pull it out, we'll twist the arm, and then it'll come out and have a lot cleaner look.Now, if you look, we can see that we're gonna have this crossbeam that's gonna sit right below our bumper, and that's gonna provide a lot of support for our base plate. It's gonna be mounted directly to the frame, but this crossbar here is gonna help reduce the amount of stress that's put on our front suspension.And then whenever we do wanna tow and hook up, we can simply take our arm, we'll put it in, we're gonna press in until that ring comes out, and we can rotate it till it locks into place.Our Roadmaster base plate is gonna work with all quick-disconnects, as well as all Roadmaster tow bars.


Roadmaster EZ5 Base Plate Kit Installation - 2017 Chevrolet Equinox

Hi. I'm Shane with etrailer.com. Today we're gonna be going over the best flat tow set up for a 2017 Chevrolet Equinox. There are gonna be five main components for flat tow set up with any vehicle.First one is gonna be your base plate. Second, your tow bar. Then your safety cables, your wiring, and your braking system.


Best 2018 Fiat 500 Flat Tow Options

Today you're going to be taking a look at the components needed to flat tow your 2018 Fiat 500. There's five components you're going to need to safely and completely flat tow your Fiat. We'll need a baseplate, tow bar wiring, a braking system, a tow bar, and finally safety cables.Our baseplate is going to be the solid connection point that we hook our tow bar up to when we want to flat tow our Fiat. It's going to spread that towing force across the front of the vehicle, so it puts less strain and stress on our front suspension. For our Fiat, we went with the Roadmaster crossbar-style baseplate for a few different reasons. One of the main reasons why we chose this one is because it is going to be a very straightforward install.




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