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  • Tow Bars
  • Dual Hitch Adapter
  • Hitch Adapter
  • Roadmaster
  • 4 Inch Rise/Drop
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch



Roadmaster Accessories and Parts - RM-077-4

Add a bike carrier or cargo carrier with the dual hitch receiver.


Features:

  • Allows you to use a hitch-mounted bike rack or cargo carrier while towing your vehicle
  • Constructed of sturdy steel
  • Resists rust and corrosion with durable powder coat finish
  • Requires pin and clip or hitch lock (sold separately)


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitches
    • Dual receivers have 2" x 2" openings
  • Gross towing weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight: 400 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty


Note: Designed for flat towing only. Do not use to tow a trailer or a tow dolly.


Dimensions



077-4 Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter, 4" Drop/Rise



RM-077-4 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details RM-077-4 Installation instructions



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Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter, 4" Drop/Rise - RM-077-4

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (93 Customer Reviews)

Add a bike carrier or cargo carrier with the dual hitch receiver.
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by: John O.03/31/2014


Wanted to be able to combine tow hitch and bike hitch. This required a 2" drop and a 4" rise with a 10K lb capability. Etrailer.com came thru with product, price, special free shipping, and great customer service. Ordered on Sun and received on Wed and installed on Thur and ready to go! 123010


Comments

After 1 year this product is still working as day 1.

John O - 03/31/2015

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by: T.W. from KS01/08/2017


Looked for a hitch receiver adapter that supplied two 2" receivers but it both had to be capable of towing the full 5,000 lbs rated tow of our RV. In that way we could rotate the adapter to choose whether we wanted a 4" drop for towing the toad, plus mounting the bike rack, or just a 2" drop for trailer towing. eTrailer had the largest selection, a competitive price, and free shipping of the 24 lbs adapter. The only "fly in the ointment" was UPS turned the upgraded 2 day delivery I purchased when I ordered the adapter on Sunday, into a 6 p.m. Thursday night four day delivery. Not eTrailer's fault. But I expected Murphy's Law to prevail and that's why I ordered the part a week ahead of my need, and paid the extra for 2 day shipping. 330881


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by: Ourhomeonwheels08/26/2014


I bought 4"/2" drop/rise receiver adapter( RM-077-4) and 2 stainless steel locking hitch pins. I needed the 4" drop to line up our "toad" behind our motor home. This device with the 2" rise solved the problem of, "Where do I hang the bike rack?" and saved me from having to install a hitch on the towed vehicle for that purpose. The adapter and pins were shipped for free and we saved considerably over what we would pay at a nearby major RV retail store. The quality of the locking pins speak for themselves in one word "STAINLESS". I wish they offered a similar quality pin in a side locking model instead of the end locking style. I would definitely replace the so called chrome one I have for the receiver on the coach. 148667


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by: Reinhard Koller04/22/2013


Product is just what I needed. Quality product. 77315


Comments

Product works fine. Towed my car 10,000 miles behind the motorhome. No problems.

Reinhard K - 04/23/2014

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by: Buck F11/21/2012


Seems to be well build & sturdy. Fit reciever like a glove. 59883


Comments

Still doing the job it was designed for.

Buck F - 05/22/2014

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by: Thomas B.09/24/2013


Excellent service from etrailer.com ! I just recieved the Roadmaster drop/rise bar & Roadmaster Quiet Hitch items. Very well packaged, and delivered in a timely fashion. I'll be installing the items on the motorcoach this week. Top quality items at great prices, and excellent service. I'll try to post a pic of everything that I purchased, in use, in the near future. The etrailer.com videos are very helpful, as well as the answers to their FAQs. Tom from Bossier City, La. 101315


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by: Eric G.11/14/2016


I was looking for a way to easily carry and store my bikes while on the road. The Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver was the perfect answer. It is well built and, unlike other dual hitch receivers on the market, it did not reduce my towing capacity. And, as with all my purchases from etrailer.com, their website was easy to use and the shipment was accurate and quick. 316454


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by: Bart01/09/2015


This is the only dual hitch that I could find that maintained the weight ratings that we needed even when flipped. Most reduced the allowable weight by 50% and could not be flipped. I would be cautious when looking at similar lower priced options when comparing. This receiver is one heavy duty chunk of metal by a recognized manufacture in the industry.. 168340


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by: SOWER Wayne04/04/2015


I had hoped to use the top to carry bicycles, but the carrier we have interferes with getting the Blue Ox tow bar out of its resting cradle. This means that every time you want to unhook, you will have to take the bikes off the carrier and remove the bike carrier to be able to stow the tow bar. The drop down does a good job of making our towing level. 183078


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by: Ray H.04/12/2013


Delivery was expediant as promised and packaging was great with all products arriving without a scratch. This adapter is built like a battleship and more than up to doing the job. The 3 locks, all keyed alike, are all stainless steel, fitting both the adapter and all my hitches perfectly. As always, doing business with e-trailer is again a pleasure. 75691


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by: Jcpresto03/26/2015


I purchased this product to add a platform above my tow bar. I flat tow a Jeep Wrangler unlimited behind a Monaco Windsor Motorhome and have no place to carry a spare tire. I will build a tire rack to fit the top receiver. I trust Roadmaster Products. and etrailer.com's price and service is outstanding. Great job etrailer.com 180959


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by: Mark B04/04/2017


Arrived via UPS...no external package damage and internally, the paint is intact/fresh looking. It would be difficult to damage this item beyond any paint or label damage as it's made of steel. Item is as expected, nicely executed welds, no burrs or weld splatter and the paint is good. Will fit my intended purpose. 362554


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by: Maurice B06/27/2016


Love it ! Only one I`ve found that fits my need with both upper & lower receivers having a strong tow rating. 265536


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by: Peter D.11/18/2011


Received this product from etrailer in a very timely fashion. I'm anxious to try it out on our Jayco Seneca RV as we travel to Arizona right after Christmas. Will post an update after using the product. It is extremely well built and looks like it's exactly what I need for our bike rack and two dolly. 27123


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by: Jf Jeter III02/02/2017


The right fix at the right price. I'm mounting a spare tire carrier up top and a bike rack underneath.The alternative, all-in-one product is probably well-made and does the job but costs about $600. This solved my problem and saved me a bundle. As always, the customer service is icing on the cake. 338126


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by: Lori D.04/27/2017


Another excellent experience. I had my 5 items picked out but called to make sure that they would all work together and that they were what I needed. Very helpful on the phone and items arrived very quickly. I am very happy with etrailer and they are my first choice for my RV towing needs. 374758


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by: Kevin S.03/31/2017


Nice Quality! Double-Hitch with the same strong Receiver both top and bottom, unlike the competitors. I've purchased several items through ETrailer and they all come with fast shipping, very rigid shipping boxes, are easy to assemble/install and just the finest quality I can imagine! 361268


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by: Merwyn L.06/10/2017


My tow bar and accessories were shipped within 24 hours and I received within 4 even though part of the order came from Oregon and the other part from Missouri. I will use etrailer again for my purchases that are not needed immediately. The price was well below the local RV dealers. 394337


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by: Ted W12/29/2010


etrailer purchase just before Christmas First etrailer prices were the best on the internet and they shipped the part the same day. They are excellent. The dual hitch receiver is a heavy duty part and works well for my application. It solved a unique problem for me. 4735


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by: Great Service12/29/2014


The product arrived in just days after ordering and I received a follow up from etrailer.com to ensure I was happy with the hitch. That is great customer service and follow up. The hitch was exactly what I needed and I am sure it will live up to the expectations. 167170


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by: Bill W.06/22/2015


Works great! Just the right size. More impressed with the service of Etrailer. Dealt with them over a long period and have nothing but good thing to say about them. Speed of delivery is most impressive. Thanks for your larger selection and 'how to' videos. 206184


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by: Mr. Never Satisfied11/16/2012


product is a massive hunk of steel, what can i say besides heavy and its black. I can say my experience using this web site was outstanding. Very well executed , excellent user interface... no stone was left unturned. See you again. Thank you . 59505


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by: Larry P.11/16/2016


Very well made with nice powder coat finish. Purchased to allow use of hitch mounted bike rack(when toad is connected) and get tow bar within "safe" zone for level towing. Like option of different drop length. Great service and fast delivery. 317128


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by: Steve P01/27/2017


This dual hitch receiver was exactly what we needed as it allows us to pull our tow vehicle behind our RV and also carry our bike rack between the RV and the tow vehicle. The dual hitch receiver is very heavy-duty and very well constructed. 336040


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by: Jim08/21/2013


Very heavy duty product and works. Took two days to receive my order from Etrailer. Pulls car behind motorhome with lower hitch and carries 2 three wheel bikes in fold up carry rack in upper hitch also from Etrailer. Amazing service. 96245


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by: Martin01/15/2013


So far I am very Happy with this product. And the service from etrailor. Wow it is heavy duty, which is what I was looking for. But I have not used it yet. Next week I will take a 2000 mile trip with this hitch. 63111


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by: Paul S.12/16/2014


This product solved two problems for us. First, it brought the tow bar angle into specs for height, and secondly, it gave us a place for our bike rack to be mounted instead of on the back of our towed vehicle. 165681


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by: John Porcellana04/17/2017


Heavy steel construction welded beyond my expectations. Well designed and perfect for my intended use: a flag mount of heavy tubular steel and A Rhino Step Bar. Well thought out, designed, and constructed. 368712


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by: Jeff05/29/2016


The product was priced well. Used it to make a toe bar on a motor home more level. Also able to carry bikes or a spare tire for the motor home at the same time towing a vehicle. Great device. 253177


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by: Excellent05/11/2017


Package arrived in good shape - just what I ordered. Installed easily & works great to tow car behind RV with bike rack in upper receiver spot. Arrived one day ahead of promised. Thanks 379141


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by: Bobby G03/13/2014


Got this to tow my vehicle behind our motorhome and be able to use our bike carrier too. This thing is a beast. Extremely well built and should perform weel for my needs. 120626


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by: Ricke R.09/24/2013


I ordered this because of other Roadmaster items I have owned and I was not disappointed! This thing is built like a battleship! I look forward to many years of service. 101342


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by: Carey D06/16/2012


Just received the product and have not used it yet. Did a dry run and it looks like it will work perfectly to allow us to pull our dinghy and our bicycles comfortably. 44464


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by: KenO04/13/2017


Perfect product to align my towed vehicle to the RV and I can carry my bikes all in one. Great construction, packaged well and delivered on time. 366668


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by: Kent S12/09/2010


Great service! Using the adapter to tow a smart car and attach a bike rack. A heavy duty quality product works as advertised. Great service. 3842


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by: terry h.09/12/2016


we needed a drop down to level my tow setup and also wanted to add a bike carrier. this worked very well for our needs. would buy again 293755


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by: Dan M.03/16/2015


This hitch worked great to lower the attach point of my tow car and still allow me to have a 2" receiver available for the bike rack. 178539


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by: Philip07/31/2011


I receved it sooner than I expected,only used one week,Looks well made, worked very well. etrailer did good job geting my parts. 20619


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by: Ed D06/19/2017


Just what I needed to bring the bikes and tow my Mini Cooper behind our RV. Ordered it on line and was shipped out quickly. 396237


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by: Bill B03/12/2017


Everything is well. The folks at your shop are great and a pleasure to deal with. A rarity in today's electronic world. 355562


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by: Ryan C.10/12/2012


So far so good. Seems its what I was looking for. Haven't used it yet, but I think it will work fine. Seems very durable. 57024


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by: Bud W03/11/2015


Got it quickly and looks fine. Looking forward to towing my truck with trike in the bed while also hauling our bikes. 177954


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by: Rob A12/05/2012


Item well made and should do great job. My old drop was hollow tub and it bent. If this one bends we are in trouble. 60714


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by: Bob T.05/18/2017


My experience with etrailer is always the same: quality products shipped fast. I will continue to shop with them. 382198


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by: Ed K12/15/2014


Just what I needed to haul our bikes while hauling a toad behind a RV. Price was good and delivery was excellent. 165552


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by: tom B, Amarillo01/30/2012


well built received quick, allows 2 inch or 4 inch drop depending on the weight in RV. Price good. happy camper 30688


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by: Al G.04/28/2014


Extremely well built and the perfect answer for towing my car and also utilizing a hitch mounted bike carrier. 127664


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by: Ed05/04/2015


Fast Delivery. Item just as described. Etrailer always has exactly what I need and get it to me fast. Thanks. 189689


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by: charles g04/12/2012


This is the only one of it's kind. I could find no other adapters that could be used to tow from either slot. 36916


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by: William M.11/03/2009


Exceptional Quality Exceptional quality and value. considerably lower cost than competitors. (Product + S&H) 2527


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  • Cargo Carrier/Bike Rack Combo Recommendation
  • I have a solution for you, but the # RM-077-4 that you referenced is not designed for what you are trying to do so I cannot recommend it for you. Also, there wouldn't be enough clearance to have both a bike rack and a cargo carrier on this product. The bikes would hang too low and would prevent cargo from being able to be carried with the carrier. Instead I would recommend the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE Platform Bike Rack w/ Cargo Carrier # HR1400-85. This is a bike rack/cargo carrier...
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  • Dual Hitch Adapter with a Capacity Greater than 5,000 lbs
  • Check out the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter # RM-077-4. This product is very similar to the Curt Dual Receiver Adapter # D-192 you referenced except it has a 10,000 lb capacity. This item is for towbar use only.
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  • Parts Needed for Flat Towing a 2005 Mini Cooper 5 Speed Behind a Sprinter Class C Diesel Motorhome
  • Thanks for all of the information and research on parts for flat towing your 2005 Mini Cooper behind your Siesta Sprinter diesel Class C motor home. You have most of the parts correct, but there are some specific items you will need for your Mini. First, you need to wire the dinghy so that the combined brake and turn signals on the motor home will activate both the brake and turn signals on your Mini. The brake pedal would activate the brake lights with the key in the position you describe,...
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  • RV Rated Spare Tire Bike Rack Recommendation for an Aliner Camper Trailer
  • There are no spare tire bike racks rated for an RV or camper spare tire. However, if your Aliner's bumper is rated for towing and/or carrying weight, we offer several bike rack options that are rated for use behind a camper. Take a look at the Swagman Around the Spare Mighty Rack, # S80500. This rack is designed to fit a 4 to 4-1/2 inch continuous welded square bumper and fit around the spare tire. I have included a link to the installation details and a video review for reference. Another...
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  • Availability of Dual Hitch Adapter To Use a Tow Dolly and a Bike Rack on the Back of a Motor Home
  • The Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter, part # RM-077-4, can only be used with a tow bar and bike racks. It is not designed to support the tongue weight of a trailer (or tow dolly). This adapter can be only be used with a rolling load, like when flat towing a vehicle, because there is hardly any tongue weight that is put on the adapter when towing a vehicle with 4 wheels on the ground. A tow dolly will normally have a coupler on the trailer tongue that will attach to a hitch ball...
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  • Can the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Adapter Be Used to Flat Tow a Vehicle and a Hitch carrier
  • Yes, you can use this Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter # RM-077-4 to use a tow bar to flat tow a vehicle and then simultaneously carry a hitch accessory like a bike rack or cargo carrier on the top hitch opening. Check out the picture I attached that shows a tow bar and a bike rack being used with a # RM-077-4 on the back of an RV. You should not have a problem unhooking the tow vehicle if there was a carrier above it either. I attached an FAQ article on flat towing for you...
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  • Carrying Bikes at the Back of an RV While Towing a Car on a Tow Dolly at the Same Time
  • There are a couple of hurdles to overcome in order to be able to carry bikes while using a tow dolly at the same time. First there is the drop issue. The most amount of drop from an adapter that we have is 10-1/4 inches, # RM-048-10, which will still work even if it doesn't quite get down to 12 inches. There aren't any dual receivers that you can use that will also have enough drop and work with a tow dolly. So what I propose is to use the above 10-1/4 drop adapter with a different kind...
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  • Towing a Small Tear Drop Trailer and 2 Bikes at the Same Time in One Trailer Hitch
  • The Roadmaster dual hitch receiver # RM-077-4 cannot be used with any trailer so you cannot use it with, well, any trailer. I do have a great solution for you. You can use the dual purpose ball mount # D210. This ball mount has a 2 inch receiver on top for a bike rack or cargo carrier. And of course you would use the lower ball mount portion to tow the trailer. The ball hole is 1 inch in diameter so for a 2 inch ball use # 63845 and for a 1-7/8 inch use # 19260. Be sure that the...
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  • Can the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Be Used to Tow a Trailer and Carry Bike On a Bike Rack
  • The Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receivers, like the # RM-077-4 that you referenced, are not designed for use with any type of trailer. They are designed for use with tow bars only. I would recommend installing a hitch on the back of your RV. If your RV has a 4 x 4 inch continuous-welded steel bumper, you could use the RV Bumper 2 inch Trailer Hitch Receiver, item # S64025, along with a bike rack that is designed for use behind an RV. The Swagman XP 3 Bike Rack, item # S64910-2, would be a...
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  • Hitch Mounted Solution for Carrying Spare Tire While Pulling Tow Dolly with Class A Motor Home
  • Using the Curt Spare Tire Carrier, part # C31006 in conjunction with the Curt Multipurpose Ballmount # D210 would be your best option, as the Roadmaster # RM-077-4 is meant to be used with rolling loads like a flat towed vehicle only. The D210 can handle a total of 750 lbs tongue weight/7500 lbs towing and the receiver opening can handle up to 350 lbs of tongue weight.
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for an RV Flat Towing a Honda Fit
  • The best option I could recommend for you would be to get a shank mounted bike rack that you could attach to the 6 inch drop adapter you currently have. This would not require the use of an additional adapter that would reduce capacity and would also allow you to tow your setup at it's current height. For a bike rack you would want the Swagman Traveler XCS Bike Rack part # S64664. Check out the review video I attached.
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  • Dual Reciever Extensions for Flat Towing a Car and Using a Cargo Carrier
  • Yes we do have an adapter available that should work for you. You could use the Curt Dual 2 Inch Receiver and Extension, part # D-192. You could also use one of the Roadmaster versions, part # RM-077-4 or RM-077-2. These parts are only to be used with a rolling load such as a vehicle being towed with a tow bar and should never be used to tow a trailer.
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  • Drop Ball Mount Recommendation for Towing Tow Dolly and Bike Rack that Will attach to It
  • The best solution I can provide for you will be to go with a ball mount that has the amount of drop you need (7 inches), for your tow dolly to attach to and then a bike rack that can attach to the ball mount. For a ball mount you would want the part # C45100 that has a 7 inch drop, and then for a bike rack the Swagman XCS Traveler # S64664 that will attach to the ball mount. The High Low adapters cannot be used with tow dollies.
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  • Is there an Adapter for Towing a Trailer and Carrying a Bike Rack Together
  • The Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter, # RM-077-4, is not for use with any type of trailer - tow bars only. What you need is the CURT Multipurpose Ball Mount, # D210. This ballmount was designed for the application you are describing. It has a tongue weight capacity of 750 pounds. Tongue weight will be the combined tongue weight of the trailer, the bike rack, and the bikes. The gross trailer weight capacity is 5,000 pounds. The reciever portion of the multipurpose ball mount has a...
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  • High Capacity Dual Hitch Receiver With Capacity Greater Than 5,000lbs
  • Roadmaster offers a Dual Hitch Receiver, part # RM-077-4 that has a 10,000 lb towing capacity. However, the Receiver is meant for flat towing a vehicle and carrying a hitch mounted accessory, not for towing a trailer. The top receiver has a 400 lb tongue weight capacity, which means that only 400 lbs of downward force can safely be applied to the Dual Hitch Receiver. If you're wanting to tow a trailer and carry a hitch mounted accessory at the same time, I'd recommend using the # D210...
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  • Options for Mounting Winch to Trailer for Pulling Vehicle on to Trailer
  • The Roadmaster Dual Hitch Adapter part # RM-077-4 just wasn't designed for towing a trailer so it's ratings aren't relevant to trailer towing. Although it has what looks like standard trailer capacities since they weren't rated with a trailer I can't recommend you use it for that purpose. The Curt Dual Hitch Adapter part # D-192 was designed for trailer use, which is probably why it has lower capacities since trailers put more strain on a ball mount than flat towing. A similar option...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for the Rear of an RV Flat Towing a Vehicle
  • You are going to need a bike rack recommended for use behind an RV. Not all racks are designed for the rougher ride at the rear of an RV or trailer, but we carry several that are. See the link I attached to see them all. It sounds like you are planning on use a dual hitch adapter like the part # RM-077-4 so that you can flat tow your vehicle and carry a bike. The Swagman XP Towing Rack part # S64910-2 would be an excellent choice for this. I attached a review video for more info as well.
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  • Using Roadmaster # RM-077-4 Dual Hitch Adapter for Towing a Tow Dolly
  • Roadmaster doesn't recommend the # RM-077-4 be used for a car dolly because the tongues of car dollies are known to bounce around quite a bit. This bouncing force can multiply the tongue weight exerted on the receiver adapter to well over its capacity, which can damage the dual hitch adapter. The Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount, part # D210 would be a much better choice, as this part is specifically designed to be used for towing. The entire unit has a 750 lb tongue weight capacity, and...
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  • Can You Tow a Trailer and Carry a Bike Rack With the RM 077 4 Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver
  • The RM-077-4 is not for use with any type of trailer - tow bars only. You could use this to carry a bike rack and tow a vehicle behind a motorhome. We do have a receiver mounted Trailer Hitch Ball mount with 2" Receiver for Bike Racks or Cargo Carriers, part number D210. Using this ball mount with adapter you can tow a trailer and carry a bike rack as long as you stay within the tongue weight capacity and gross weight capacity of the ball mount, ball, hitch and vehicle.
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  • Using Dual Receiver Adapter # RM-077-4 For a Winch Mount and Towing a Car Hauler
  • Per its manufacturer, Roadmaster, the Dual Hitch Adapter you referenced, part # RM-077-4 cannot be used for towing a trailer. It is designed for a rolling load only. Curt makes a dual receiver adapter, part # D-192 that might work for you, but using any adapter or extender will lower the tongue weight capacity of your hitch by 50 percent. Also, a trailer hitch is designed to withstand horizontal pulling forces or tongue weight suspended from it, but a pulling force coming from an upward...
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  • Parts Needed to Tow 2005 Honda Pilot Behind 2014 Thor Hurricane 34E Motorhome
  • To start, I have included an article which covers the 5 basic components required for flat towing. I will cover each of these for your 2005 Honda Pilot. 1) Tow Bar - You already mention that you plan to use the RoadMaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar, # RM-520. This tow bar has a 6,000 lb capacity and works with all Roadmaster vehicle-specific base plates, EZ, MS, MX, XL and standard. 2) Base Plate Kit - Roadmaster XL Custom Base Plate Kit for 2005 Honda Pilot, # 1544-1. 3) Safety Cables -...
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  • Hitch Adapter to Raise Cargo Carrier by 3-4 Inches
  • What you're describing is called a high-low adapter. They work very well keeping the tow bar level when you're flat towing a vehicle, but they can also be used for elevating a hitch mounted accessory. Another option would be the Roadmaster # RM-077-4 dual hitch receiver offers the rise you're looking for. The pin hole to pin hole dimension is 10-1/4 inches which is slightly longer that you wanted, but it should work just fine for you. A third alternative, the Curt # D-192 offers...
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  • Availability of Dual-Purpose 2-Inch Hitch Adapter to Allow Towing and Use of Bike Rack
  • The Curt # D210 Multipurpose Ball Mount with 2-Inch Receiver is the item nearest to your requirements. This provides a 2-inch receiver on top, for use with a bike rack, and a ball mount at the bottom that will accept a ball with a 1-inch shank diameter, such as 1-7/8-inch # 19260 or 2-inch # 63845. The other adapters you referenced, Roadmaster # RM-077-4 and Curt # D-192, will not work for you since the Roadmaster cannot be used to tow a trailer and the Curt has the side-effect of cutting...
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  • Carrying 200 lb Scooter and Towing a Boat Trailer Simultaneously
  • The only possible way I can think to do what you're asking about would be to use a multi-purpose ballmount like part # D210. However, the receiver portion of the ball mount has a maximum capacity of 350 lbs. This means that the weight of the scooter, plus its carrier couldn't weigh more than 350 lbs. The entire ballmount/receiver unit has a tongue weight capacity of 750 lbs, which means that the tongue weight exerted on the receiver plus the tongue weight applied to the trailer ball couldn't...
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  • A Dual Hitch Receiver for Tow Bars and Flat Towing a Vehicle Can Not be Used to Tow a Trailer
  • First, the dual receivers like # RM-077-4, cannot be used for towing like you have said. One issue is that you would have to add a ball mount to the end of the receiver and that extra link in the chain can create too much stress for anything other than flat towing. Though this item is rated for 400 pounds tongue weight, the tongue weight of a trailer can fluctuate as you travel whereas a vehicle is being towed with 4 wheels on the ground and has virtually no tongue weight. These receivers...
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  • Platform-Style Bike Rack Recommendation for a Motorhome Towing a Chevrolet Malibu
  • The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2 Bike Rack, # HR1000, that you referenced would be an excellent choice for your Malibu or Grand Cherokee, however, this rack is not rated for use behind a motor home. The back end of a motor home subjects hitch mounted accessories to more jarring and bounce than a passenger vehicle, truck or SUV because the rear end is further away from the rear axle. Because of this, there are only a few bike racks that are compatible with motor homes. We do offer one...
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  • Length of Shank on the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter #RM-077-4
  • I went out to the warehouse and measured from the center of the hitchpin hole to the back of the 4 inch rise on the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter, part #RM-077-4. That measurement is 6-3/4 inches so it will be close, you will need to measure from the center of your hitch pin hole to the farthest out part of the bumper to determine if dual receiver will work for your towing setup. The measurement is the same to the back of the 2 inch rise opening. The overall length of this item...
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  • High/Low Adapter with an 8 Inch Drop to Flat Tow a 2012 Chevy Equinox and Bike Rack Recommendation
  • The dual receiver we have with the most rise or drop is # RM-077-4 that you have referenced. One of the receivers has a 4 inch drop. That is not quite enough if you need 8 inches. But there are other options. First, you do need an 8 inch drop so that is a given, use # RM-048-8. This adapter has a 10,000 pound gross towing weight capacity and 400 pound tongue weight capacity. What you can do is add a trunk mount bike rack to the 2012 Chevy Equinox. There are 2 and 3 bike carriers...
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  • Can I Use a Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter with a Bike Rack and a Tow Bar with a Cover
  • Yes, the Roadmaster dual hitch receiver adapter # RM-077-4 can be used with a tow bar like the Roadmaster Falcon 2 # RM-520 you referenced, and a bike rack at the same time. You can have the cover on your tow bar while a bike rack is in place because the cover is specific to the Falcon 2 tow bar # RM-520. This receiver adapter has a 10,000 pound towing and 400 pound tongue weight capacity. I added a photo of a similar setup. If your bike rack isn't RV and motorhome certified, view the...
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