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Blue Ox Base-Plate and Receiver Lock Kit - Qty 4

Blue Ox Base-Plate and Receiver Lock Kit - Qty 4

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Secure your Blue Ox tow bar to the base plates on your towed vehicle with these 1/2" diameter, deadbolt-style locks. Two 5/8" diameter receiver locks are also included to secure the tow bar to your RV's hitch. Locks are keyed alike. 1-800-940-8924 to order Blue Ox accessories and parts part number BX88177 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Blue Ox products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Blue Ox Base-Plate and Receiver Lock Kit - Qty 4. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Blue Ox Accessories and Parts - BX88177

  • Base Plates
  • Locks
  • Blue Ox
  • Keyed Alike

Secure your Blue Ox tow bar to the base plates on your towed vehicle with these 1/2" diameter, deadbolt-style locks. Two 5/8" diameter receiver locks are also included to secure the tow bar to your RV's hitch. Locks are keyed alike.


Features:

  • Base-plate locks replace pins that hold tow bar to base plates - secure, tamper-resistant connection
    • Designed for use with Blue Ox tow bars and base plates
  • Receiver locks secure motor-home-mounted tow bar to RV's trailer hitch receiver
  • Locks help to prevent accidental unhitching
  • Snap-on covers keep keyways free of dirt and debris
  • Constructed of forged and machined hardened steel
  • Chrome finish resists rust and corrosion
  • 2 Base-plate locks, 2 receiver locks and 8 keys included
  • Locks are keyed alike
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Base-plate lock body diameter: 1/2"
    • Total length: 5-13/16"
    • Inner length: 2-11/16"
  • Receiver lock body diameter: 5/8"
    • Total length: 5-13/16"
    • Inner length: 2-11/16"
  • 1-Year warranty


BX88177 Blue Ox Base Plate and Receiver Lock Kit - 2-1/2" and 2-5/8"






Customer Reviews

Blue Ox Base-Plate and Receiver Lock Kit - Qty 4 - BX88177

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (83 Customer Reviews)

Secure your Blue Ox tow bar to the base plates on your towed vehicle with these 1/2" diameter, deadbolt-style locks. Two 5/8" diameter receiver locks are also included to secure the tow bar to your RV's hitch. Locks are keyed alike.

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Matching locks was exactly what I needed. I also didn't want to depend on cheap hitch pins of questionable quality.



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As usual, never have a problem with etrailer..............quick delivery, packaged very well to prevent damage.



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Just what we needed for our receiver on our blue ox hitch for our drop as well.



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All components very well made and solid, with good finish. Delivery packaging offered good protection. Installation instructions clear.

Service from etrailer.com was excellent - questions answered fully and promptly before order placed, price promise to match other supplier prices honored, order out for delivery within 24 hours with tracking information, and e-mail sent immediately after products delivered with supplier product info and instruction PDFs all gathered together in one place.


Comments
Thanks for the very professional follow-up on the Blue Ox products I bought. In the end, I only used the set-up for about 3,000 miles before I changed my rig from a Class C towing a Jeep Wrangler using the Blue Ox parts to a Jeep Grand Cherokee towing an Airstream. Everything worked just fine for those 3,000 miles and all the parts have been sold on, practically as new, on [on-line].
Ian V - 11/01/2017


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Just what I needed! A lockset with only one key required. Already have too many keys to deal with when it comes to RV'ing and this is great! Service on the phone to make sure I got what I needed was excellent as well.



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The product seems great, but it is the service I found incredible. One of the locks seemed to be bent iside and sometimes it stuck and sometimes it would not latch properly. I was not going to use a defective item to hold onto a new Jeep and called etrailer to see if it could be made right easily. At first they tried to see if they had one in stock that could be used as a replacement, but with the same key since all 4 are keyed the same. No luck, so etrailer called me back and they had contacted Blue Ox to have a replacement with a matching lock shipped directly to me. It showed up Fedex only a few days later. Not too often one finds service like this. Since they I have ordered more items. And will continue to do so.


Comments
Performing fine. The tow car has not detached once using these locks, Isnt that the best measure? Occasionally squirt a bit of lubricant in lick mechanism
art m - 08/19/2015


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Flawless:

Product and service
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Scott



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It’s great having all the locks you need and they are all keyed alije



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Nice locks



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Products arrived timely and correctly
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Exactly as what I wanted at a great price.Love Blue Ox products!



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Was able to bundle together several towing system components to ensure I had a complete and integrated system, thanks etrailer for making it easy snd fast!



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As advertised. These locks fit perfectly. Be aware that the key must be in the lock and turned to install. The key stays in unlocked position, and must be turned to locked position to remove key. This is probably best way, since once the key is out you know it's installed correctly, since key won't turn unless all the way on or off.


Comments
Great. Having all keys the same really makes hook up easy.
JHW - 12/15/2017


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I really like these - especially the fact that they are all keyed the same. Although you get a total of 8 keys (2 for each lock), they are all the same - any key will open all the locks.

I dinged it to 4 starts because 1 of the locks was stiff and hard to turn. As an example of their excellent customer support, etrailer accepted the return (postage paid) and offered to replace them at no charge.

Couldn't be happier.



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Had these before. Work great and give me citrate peace of mind



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I love that these are heavy duty, stainless, and keyed alike. They will add a lot of security to my tow set up. My only regret is that I wish I had gotten the five (5) pack so if I ever put anything in my towed vehicle hitch, it would match also. They were easy to find and order, and shipped as promised.



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Installed the new locks on my dual receiver and the tow bar. Great to have locks that are all keyed the same. Quality service as usual! Thanks etrailer.



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Good value



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This set is great for securing the tow bar to the base plate tabs as well as the tow bar and high-low adapter to the hitch all with one key. Convenient!



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Works as advertised. Gives a sense is s ecurity.


Comments
I like the locks as they provide the measure of security not found with the OEM pins. They are reliable and somewhat sturdy. There are two negatives:1. The pins seems to be showing signs of corrosion on their exterior.2. The covers for the key holes are very flimsy. The thin plastic used to secure them to the pins have broken. I now have to be very careful about not losing the formerly attached covers. I guess this is a $.02 part.
-- comment by: Arthur - 04/10/2014

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Perfect fit, and no worry about theft.



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Well we made and works as expected. However I don’t really need 8 keys.



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I could have looked for these locks at every store in town and not found them anywhere, wasting a bunch of gas. etrailer has the best inventory on trailer and hitch items I have ever seen. They were able to 2nd day ship them to me (for a price of course) and I had them in my possession before we left on vacation. KUDOS to etrailer. AND the locks worked perfectly for what I had come up with to secure my Hi-Lift jack to my jeep.



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Very convenient to have them all keyed the same. Reassuring to have my towed vehicle and hitch locked to the RV.



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All the items I ordered were in stock and shipped within the specified time. They were delivered to me ahead of the scheduled time and in perfect condition. The caps BX290-0437 were exactly what I needed and etrailer.com was the only place I found that could provide them to me. I really appreciate the in stock, fast service, and professional service that I get and would recommend etrailer.com to everyone. Thank you very much for your service as it is very much appreciated.


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  • Why 4 Pins Included to Lock Base Plates and Tow Bar
    The fourth pin of part # BX88177 you're asking about is in case you have a high-low adapter like part # BX88130. This way you can lock the adapter to the motorhome's hitch receiver and lock the tow bar in the adapter using both of the 5/8 inch pins. Then the other two 1/2 inch pins are for locking the tow bar to the base plates.
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  • Recommended Keyed Alike Locks for Blue Ox Tow Bar
    The Blue Ox Base-Plate-to-Tow-Bar Lock # BX8859 does not offer a keyed alike option. My recommendation is to use the Blue Ox Base-Plate and Receiver Lock Kit - Qty 3 # BX88101 to give you that keyed alike kit. Another option, especially if you are using a high-low adapter is to use the Blue Ox Base-Plate and Receiver Lock Kit - Qty 4 # BX88177 to get the keyed alike locks.
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  • Does the Blue Ox Base-Plate and Receiver Lock Kit Come with Five Locks
    The Blue Ox Base-Plate and Receiver Lock Kit is offered in a quantity of 2 as part # BX88359, 3 as part # BX88101, and 4 as part # BX88177. The tow bar arms will require one 1/2" lock each and the tow bar shank will require one 5/8" lock or two 5/8" locks if using a high/low adapter. If you order multiple kits you can obtain more locks but the two kits would not be keyed alike.
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  • One Hitch Lock for 1-1/4 Inch and 2 Inch Trailer Hitches
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  • Are the Blue Ox Base Plate and Receiver Locks # BX88177 Keyed Alike
    The Blue Ox Base-Plate and Receiver Locks you mentioned, part # BX88177 are indeed keyed alike. If all you are needing is two hitch locks for a Class III receiver, the Dead Bolt Stainless Steel Receiver Lock, part # e98882 is available keyed alike. On the product page (follow link) simply select the Keyed Alike option.
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    The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You will want the loaded tongue weight of your setup to fall right in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system you use. Tongue weight is typically 10-15...
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    Yes, you will need Master Lock Hitch Lock # 1480DAT. This lock can be keyed alike by selecting keyed alike from the drop down menu by the add to cart button and then entering the quantity of locks you need.
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  • 5/8 Inch Diameter Hitch Pin Lock that Can be Keyed Alike
    The # e98880 can be keyed alike if you select that option from the drop down menu that is right by the add to cart button. You would just need to select keyed alike and then select the quantity of locks that you want.
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  • Which Replacement Pins Fit the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit on a 2008 Subaru Outback-Wagon
    If you are referring to the removable bracket arms that connect the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit # BX3613 to the tow bar then yes they are included. If you are referring to the pins that secure the arms to tow bar then it does not come with them. Those pins generally come with the tow bar. If you are looking for some, we do carry replacement pins in a pack of 2 # BX84-0140. If you would prefer locking pins to secure your tow bar and base plate we have a pack of 4 # BX88177.
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    The Blue Ox # BX88177 consists of two 1/2 inch diameter and 2 5/8 inch diameter pins. They are only able to have the 4 keyed alike. The measurement is 4-3/8 inches between the opening like # BX88212 which cannot be keyed alike . The only option to get all ten keyed alike is to use the DeadBolt Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock - Extra Long - Flush Design for 2-1/2" Trailer Hitches # e98881 which measures 3-5/8 inches between the outside cylinders. I've attached photos to assist.
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