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Roadmaster EZ Crossbar Style Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

Roadmaster EZ Crossbar Style Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

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Roadmaster's crossbar-style brackets provide attachment points for the quick-disconnect crossbar on your tow bar. EZ Twist-lock arms are easy to attach and remove. Installs on your vehicle's frame. 1-800-496-5010 to order Roadmaster base plates part number 523149-1 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Roadmaster products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Roadmaster EZ Crossbar Style Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms. Base Plates reviews from real customers.
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Roadmaster Base Plates - 523149-1

  • Removable Drawbars
  • Roadmaster
  • Twist Lock Attachment

Roadmaster's crossbar-style brackets provide attachment points for the quick-disconnect crossbar on your tow bar. EZ Twist-lock arms are easy to attach and remove. Installs on your vehicle's frame.


Features:

  • Crossbar-style brackets provide attachment points for your car- or motorhome-mounted tow bar
    • Compatible with Quick Disconnects and all Roadmaster tow bars
    • Required if you have a Sterling tow bar
  • Hidden bracket design provides improved aesthetics compared with standard brackets
  • Twistlock drawbars are easily removable - just twist and pull
    • No pins or clips required
  • Computer-cut, all-steel construction provides exceptional strength
  • Black powder coat finish is durable and corrosion resistant
  • Simple installation - no welding required
    • Custom base plates ensure a perfect fit for your vehicle
  • Instructions and mounting hardware included
  • Made in the USA
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


The drawbars, or front arms, on the crossbar-style, EZ series base plate kit are supremely easy to mount and remove. Just insert them into the brackets and twist to lock them in place. To remove, simply twist the arms back and pull them out. Once the drawbars have been removed, the remaining brackets offer a streamlined look. On most automobiles, the brackets are mounted within the grille, where they remain not only unseen, but protected from scrapes and scuffs as well.



523149-1 Road Master Cross Bar Style Quick Disconnect EZ Twist Lock Base Plate Kit

Installation Details 523149-1 Installation instructions

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Roadmaster EZ Crossbar Style Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms - 523149-1

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (363 Customer Reviews)

Roadmaster's crossbar-style brackets provide attachment points for the quick-disconnect crossbar on your tow bar. EZ Twist-lock arms are easy to attach and remove. Installs on your vehicle's frame.

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2014 GMC Acadia

Installed on 2014 GMC Acadia. Very sturdy and heavy duty base plate. I installed it myself. You will need a little automotive knowledge and more tools then the average do it yourself-er. It took about 6 hours, by myself. It looks more intimidating then it turned out to be. You can't see it when not in use which makes it nice for the wife, since it's her car.
Pictures show the tow bar adapter. Sorry, no pictures of adapter removed.


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great
Douglas K - 04/08/2021


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I always buy from Etrailer. Products always as described and fit. Always use their informative videos. Staff is informative and very helpful.




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2014 GMC Acadia

Super fast shipping. Got here sooner than we thought!




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I called in the afternoon and the lady said it wood shipped that day which is normally not the case. But it was shipped that very day. The other thing I had called Road Master and they had gave me the part # for the rubber caps that goes on the end of the hitch which the order lady said wasn't right. She put me on hold and called Road Master and she came back and Road Master had gave me the number for the 1 1/4" instead of the 1 1/2" that I needed. Now that is what I call good service. I sorry I forgot her name but she deserves a Atta boy.
Thanks again for the great service




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Here is an example of a Manufacture (Roadmaster) protecting their dealers, even though we are installers we are required to purchase from distributers, It is much easier to purchase from a quality E Dealer with a easy and complete web page than to spend my time walking into a local RV store and be frustrated with incompetent help. Thank you etrailer.....

Great, Great job!!!




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Buick

I don't remember if these were for installing on the Buick or the MG.

If they were for the MG, I have used them a good many times and they are fine.

If they are or the Buick, I have not used them yet. I just need to finish up the wiring and the aux brakes for it.


Comments
Thanks for asking. I installed them without a problem with the intention of pulling the Buick behind the motor home till I realized the Buick was 1000 over the tow limit of the hitch on the motor home so wound up never using them. If I ever need to tow it, they are there.
SonnyB - 08/07/2018


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2011 Buick Enclave

Purchased for install on my 2011 Buick Enclave, Installation went along flawlessly following the supplied directions. Fitment to the car frame was exact with NO modifications required.




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2017 Buick Enclave

Very fast delivery, excellent online installation instructions, everything as ordered, very pleased.




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2008 Saturn Outlook

The product fit my Outlook as marketed. It has worked out well. I had a 3rd party install the product and am very pleased with the results.




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2011 GMC Acadia

Installed these a year ago on my 2011 GMC Acadia and have had no issues since. Great product.




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I AM VERY PLEASE WITH THE FAST SERVCE AND FREE DELIVERY. AND THE INSTRUCTION VIDIO ON YOUR WEB SITE.




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Review from a similar EZ in Base Plates


Great installation instructions and video. Was an interesting and fun project installing in our Mini-Cooper




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Review from a similar EZ in Base Plates


Parts came very quickly. The base plates are really well make and of heavy material. If you watch the video it is a breeze to install. Make sure you have some new clips for your bumper as the old ones will break, not all but some. I ordered clips from Amazon. I used a vibrating saw with cutting blade and it did nice job cutting plastic bumper cover.


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They are the boss. So we’ll made.
William - 11/19/2021


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Review from a similar EZ in Base Plates


I received the base plate for my Miata at 4:30 Monday by 7:00 it was installed and ready to go.A great product fit very nicely.Ordering and follow up went great can’t wait to try it out Just need to decide on the tow bar we will use.The Falcon or Sterling .Thank you for a great product and service.


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We are very happy with the baseplate and Sterling tow bar we purchased!We have over 10,000 miles with no problems at all.A great product and your company was very easy to work with.Thank You!
David - 11/30/2018


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Review from a similar EZ in Base Plates


It was a long wait but no fault of e-trailer. The Roadmaster base plate fit perfectly. Thank you to Gwendolyn and Bay for all of your help!
Len Grill




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Review from a similar EZ in Base Plates


The product fit correctly. The product works great. The staff at etrailer almost lost the sale because the first person I spoke with said that I couldn't flat tow my 2007 Ford Focus. Luckily I am smarter than that guy was and did my own research. the customer relations part is why the rating is average. Check the parts and numbers yourself they may actually have what you need and they just can't figure it out.


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I just wanted to give you a heads up that if your 2007 Ford Focus has an automatic transmission then it is suggested to use a tow dolly. If you have a manual transmission, then it can be flat towed. This comes from the manual from Focus. I just wanted to let you know so that your vehicle does not sustain damage.
Jenny N - 05/13/2022


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Review from a similar EZ in Base Plates


Received the base plate and EZ removable crossbar for my 2002 Mini Cooper. Just finished the installation which was pretty difficult probably because there is not much clearance underneath the car. As much as I tried there was no way to install the included U bolts. I also had to trim the backing plates for the frame support (directions indicated that might happen) as well as about 1/8” from the tip of the two forward facing frame bolts in order to get the base plates mounted. Not fun mind you. The drivers side base plate fit perfectly once the trimming was completed. The passenger side was (or still is) a bear as the two rear bolt holes on the flat part of the base plate we off by about a 1/4”. I was able to finally get the forward most bolt installed but still need to open up the rear hole a tad bit more. I’ll tackle that later after all my cuts and scrapes heal. Hopefully, not using the U bolts won’t be an issue.




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Review from a similar EZ in Base Plates


Base plate system and roadmaster tow bar work great, we have made 2 cross country trips towing our Mini Cooper and have not had any problems, would highly recommend it for trouble free travels.




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Review from a similar EZ in Base Plates


Purchased the towing adapter for my GMC Terrain a few week ago, received it on time & boxed not damaged. Watched the videos’ about three time on how to do it myself and started one evening and finished it the next morning about three hours with Beer Breaks, LoL. All the parts fix perfectly, had no problems with any of the parts, Product is real sturdy and if you don’t know where to look at the bumper you will not see the hide away receiver brackets. Very nice product, do it yourself and save
Up loading two photos if it will let me one is with hide away brackets installed and the other one you can see is my complete tow bar attached to the hide away brackets


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Larry, Im assuming that youve towed your vehicle by now. Are you still happy with your choice and did you purchase any additional components like the electrical kit, fuse switch..etc Dave R
-- comment by: Dave R - 03/15/2016
Have been using this tow adapter now for a while and everything works out fine, Easy to connect. I did purchase the Wiring harness from the tail lights to the front of the car instead of making it as I usually do and the connection to the RV from that connection and glad I did, the wiring harness also went easy and very fast.
-- comment by: Larry B - 03/15/2016


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Review from a similar EZ in Base Plates


Installed on 2011 Ford Edge Limited AWD. Installation video helped a lot.




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Review from a similar EZ in Base Plates


I installed the kit. Didn't have many problems. It is a really stout setup. I am very pleased with the kit and very good instructions.



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