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Mounting Bracket for Wesbar 5-Pole Flat

Mounting Bracket for Wesbar 5-Pole Flat

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Tow Ready Accessories and Parts - tr20046

  • Trailer Wiring
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Brackets
  • 5 Flat
  • Tow Ready


  • Designed for use with Wesbar 5-pole flat vehicle end trailer connector
  • Works with #20036 (4-pole to 5-pole adapter) and #20016 (vehicle end 5 pole flat connector)
  • Self tapping screws are included to attach the bracket directly to the bottom of the bumper


  • Overall dimensions: 2-1/4" wide x 1-3/4" tall x 1-3/16" deep
  • Diameter of mounting hole: 1-5/8" x 7/16"

Note: For a no-drill option, use this part with the Short Bracket (#18140) or Long Bracket (#18136). Clamp the short or long bracket to the hitch and attach the trailer connector mount to the no-drill bracket. A few Draw-Tite and Hidden Hitch Class III, IV and V trailer hitches have the no-drill brackets already installed on them.

Mounting Bracket Display: Long Bracket (18136) with 4,5 and 6-Way Bracket (18137)

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20046 Mounting Bracket for Wesbar 5-Pole Flat

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Mounting Bracket for Wesbar 5-Pole Flat - tr20046

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (48 Customer Reviews)


this holder is a solid piece bolt or screw it to bumper and it stays put wont bend and holds the 5 prong plug like it came from a factory I have used it every weekend since march 1 and its solid as a rock great product shipping was fast and great prices on all their items I bought Tow Ready 4 Pole to 5 Pole Trailer Wiring Adapter also and you thing my truck came with it installed the Tow Ready 4 Pole to 5 Pole Trailer Wiring Adapter was so easy to install instructions were great... i recommend this pair to all



the product is working just as great as the day I put it in which is over a year ago. I have used it more than 200 times and its still holding except for one of MY screws I put in broke the head off about 4 months ago but the mount and plug are in use weekly and are holding up awesome. I still recommend this set to all that need to go from 4 to 5 prong and the adapter with mount are the ticket you cannot go wrong.


Poor fit for the plug. Had to use two cable ties to keep the plug from falling out.


Exactly what I needed!
Well, almost
what I needed.
I checked the order,read the instructions and went out to make short work of the installation. Of course the backup lights (and wiring) were on the hatchback without any access! So I took it to my mechanic who graciously outsmarted Lexus and got it all installed without a hitch (pun intended).

Bottom line - great products (5 pole flat plug and mounting bracket)..


Perfect piece.
Easy ordering.
Customer Service.
Fast delivery.
Seamless transaction!


I usually don't write reviews but I am going to on this one. I basically challenged myself to saving some money by purchasing a custom trailer wiring harness for my 2009 Murano. I had a little trouble ordering online since I needed a five pole setup for my trailer brakes. I decided to call etrailer for help. The woman that answered helped me down to every detail including the 4-pole to 5-pole adaptor and wiring. She was great. Now the best part was yet to come. Installing and wiring these is pretty easy accept for the painful task of disassembling panels in the rear of the vehicle. Etrailer had an "exceptional" youtube video specifically for my 2009 Murano that walked me though absolutely every little detail of the install including panel removals. It was particularly cool because I could watch the step by step video on my iPhone and stop and start it as I went along. Now how cool is that!!!


The products I purchased to wire my Wrangler for towing my boat trailer with surge brakes worked perfectly. The product quality is good. Ordering was made easy by staff. Products were delivered promptly.


Couldn't use this product because plastic bumper cover was not sturdy enough to mount this bracket.


The part I ordered was to wide for the 5 flat I purchased. I was able to make it work for my application. I will keep looking for the proper bracket. Called customer service but what was suggested wouldn't work either.


This bracket worked great with the Wesbar 5 wire flat harness , item # 20016.


Came in as described. Although the self tapping screws broke. Had drill holes and use strong screws. But mount is secure and holds 5flat end securely.


This is a good bracket but the opening is too big for the 5-flat connector (Hopkins) that eTrailer is selling.


This is a great product, it went well with my new curt hitch. I recommend this product!


Must have with conversion kit. Well made and help keeps things clean looking.


exactly what I wanted to keep the wires neat and out of the way. I would highly recommend that you also by the 5-pole dust cap for additional protection


Good quality bracket.




So far it is holding up just fine. Part is still good, no rust starting. Live in WI, salty winter roads.


Receives the 5pin flat perfectly


Great service, part shipped same day as ordered and worked perfectly.

Keep up the great customer service!

Have a great day.
God bless


Works as intended. Good part; good pri ce.


Fit like it should.


Solid build, make sure it fits your 5-flat before purchase


Works as advertised


This gives the installation of the 5 prong plug a nice finished look. My only problem was that I had to drill holes to make it fit, but that wasn't a big deal.


Just what I ordered good product and quick shipping.


fit perfect.

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