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  • Parts Needed To Flat Tow New 2021 Ford F-150
  • I would be happy to recommend everything you need to flat tow your 2021 Ford F-150. Currently the only base plate kit confirmed to fit your vehicle is the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit # BLU33FR which will pair up perfectly with the Blue Ox Avail Tow Bar # BX7420. Since the Avail # BX7420 includes safety cables you will not need to purchase them separately. To complete your flat towing set up you will need wiring, and a supplemental braking system. For wiring I recommend the Blue Ox...
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  • Best Way To Flat Tow A 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • I suggest getting the etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit # e98948 for your 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. This comes with everything you need to get it installed. To get your Jeep ready for the flat tow, I suggest getting the Blue Ox Altha 2 Tow Bar # BX7380, a portable braking system # BRK2019 and wiring # DM9523010-54 to complete your setup.
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  • What are the Differences in the Curt and Blue Ox Base Plates on my 2020 Ford F-150
  • The only difference in the two base plates you mentioned the Curt Custom Base Plate Kit part # C78FR and the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit part # BO74FR is the manufacturer. I would take the value all day long! We do have a Roadmaster 10k tow bar like the Blue Ox Avail Tow Bar part # BX7420 in the Roadmaster BlackHawk 2 All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar part # RM-422 you will use the Blue Ox Adapters part # RM-031 to adapt it to the Curt Base Plate part # C78FR. The Blackhawk does not include...
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  • Best Parts to Use to Flat Tow 2020 Jeep Wrangler JL
  • The first thing you need to flat tow your 2020 Jeep Wrangler JL is a base plate kit like the Roadmaster Direct Connect kit part # RM-521453-5 which I recommend for you. This kit is the easiest to connect and disconnect due to how it connects to the tow bar. I attached a picture that shows it installed as well as an install video for you to check out. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow...
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  • Parts Needed To Flat-Tow a 2021 Jeep Gladiator
  • In order to flat-tow a 2021 Jeep Gladiator you'll need base plates, tow bar, safety cables, supplemental braking system, and a lighting kit. The Jeep is pretty easy to setup for flat-towing and you'll only need the basics for this. I have attached for you below my recommendations. etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit part # e98948 etrailer XHD Non-Binding Tow Bar part # e94ZR Blue Ox Patriot 3 Radio Frequency, Portable Braking System part # BRK2019 Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 4-Wire Flexo-Coil...
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  • What Do I Need To Flat Tow 2020 A Jeep Gladiator
  • I am happy to help you get the parts you need to flat tow the 2020 Jeep Gladiator Austin. First you need a base plate on the Jeep. I recommend the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms part # RM-521453-5 because it is the cleanest and more streamlined base plate available due to it's hidden brackets that sit farther back then standard base plate brackets. It also does not require a crossbar. Next you will need a tow bar, I recommend the Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain,...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2020 Jeep Wrangler With Factory Bumper
  • We have all of the parts you need to flat tow your 2020 Jeep Wrangler, and while it may seem like a lot of parts, it's actually just four basic components - base plates on the Jeep, a tow bar to connect the Jeep to your motorhome, wiring to power your Jeep's lights while it is being towed, and a braking system. Here is a list of what you'll need: - Base Plate Kit: Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit # RM-521453-5 - Tow Bar: Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar...
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  • Difference Between Crossbar Style Baseplate and Direct Connect Baseplate Towing 2019 Ford F-150
  • The main difference between the Roadmaster Crossbar Style Baseplate # RM-524431-4 and the Roadmaster Direct Connect Baseplate # RM-524431-5 comes down to the ease of installation of the tow bars; typically vehicles that require some extra stability will only have the crossbar style available. Crossbar style tow bars are traditionally going to be much heavier and more difficult to install on the tow vehicle than the direct connects, but once you're pulling I don't think you'll notice a considerable...
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  • Will the etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit Fit a 2005 Jeep Wrangler With Aftermarket Steel Bumper
  • The etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit part # e98946 which is a fit for a 2005 Jeep Wrangler is designed for models with the factory front bumper. It actually attaches to the bottom of the bumper beam which you can see in the attached installation instructions. Instead, for an aftermarket steel bumper I recommend using the Blue Ox Bolt-On Base Plate Bracket Kit part # BX88230 which attaches directly to the bumper. This can then be used with a tow bar like the Blue Ox Alpha 2 Tow Bar...
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  • Compatible Base Plates For A 2021 Ford Bronco With Factory Recovery Loops
  • The Curt Custom Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # C59JR are designed to connect to your 2021 Ford Bronco's factory recovery loop. For the tow bar I recommend the Curt Rambler Steel Tow Bar # C26FR. It features non-binding latches make it easy to unhook tow bar. It also comes with safety cables included so you won't have to purchase any separately. You'll also need a tow bar wiring kit to transfer your motorhome's braking and turn signals to the tail lights of your Bronco. For this I...
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  • All Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2019 Ram 1500 New Body Style
  • We do have all the parts you need in order to flat tow your 2019 Ram 1500 with the new body style; the exact parts you'll need to tow your truck are the following: - Base Plate Kit: Demco Tabless Base Plate Kit # DM9519341 - Tow Bar: Demco Dominator Non-Binding Tow Bar # DM9511008 - Wiring Kit: Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit # RM-15267 - Supplemental Braking System: Demco SBS Stay-IN-Play DUO Supplemental Braking System # SM99251 OR - For a motorhome with...
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  • Will The Blue Ox Base Plate # BLU67XR Fit A 2021 Ford Bronco Badlands With Modular Bumper
  • The Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # BLU67XR is designed to fit all models of the 2021 Ford Bronco with a modular bumper. This installation does require some trimming of the bumper (fascia, plastic, and/or grille) and some minor drilling. If you haven't already purchased a tow bar, tow bar wiring kit, braking system, and safety cables then I have the following recommendations for you: Tow Bar: Blue Ox Alpha 2 Non-Binding Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 6,500lbs #...
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  • Base Plate Adapter, Tow Bar, & Braking System to Flat Tow 2016 Jeep Wrangler With XRC Bumper
  • Thanks for the photo! Glad you're enjoying the site and we can absolutely get your 2016 Jeep Wrangler with an XRC front bumper ready to flat tow. First you'll need the base plate adapters to connect to your D-rings, and the correct one is going to depend on the size of the pin hole on your bumper, which is likely 7/8" but could be 1" so you'll want to verify that size and then you can use either of the following: - 7/8" Pin: Blue Ox Aftermarket Off-Road Bumper Adapter # BX88357 -...
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  • Flat Towing a 2021 Ford Escape
  • Yes we have everything you need to flat tow your 2021 Ford Escape Hybrid. To begin with you will need a base plate kit, I recommend the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit with Removable Arms, # RM39FR. This will mate to the Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar, # RM-522; this is a non-binding type allowing you to unhook your tow vehicle easily and quickly even if you are parked on un-even ground. For safety cables and wiring I suggest staying with the Roadmaster brand...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2019 Ram 2500 Behind Motorhome
  • To flat tow your 2019 Ram 2500 the first thing you'll need is a base plate kit. Which for that you'd want the Blue Ox part # BX2415 which is very easy to use and install. I attached a picture of what the kit looks like installed but keep in mind the aluminum arms you see are removable so when you are towing the kit is almost totally out of plain sight. Then for a tow bar the Blue Ox Alpha part # BX7420 would be the best option as it's the easiest to use and has the needed weight capacity...
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  • Parts Needed To Flat Tow a 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • It sounds like you are pretty much looking for a full flat-tow kit for a 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited so I will attach below all of the parts needed to do so such as the base plates, tow bar, safety cables, wiring harness, and braking system. etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit part # e98948 etrailer SD Non-Binding Tow Bar part # e34ZR Sentry Deflector for Demco Tow Bars part # DM9523135 (Works With etrailer Tow Bars) Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit part # RM-15267 Blue...
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  • Recommended Flat Towing Parts Needed for 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • A complete flat towing setup consists of base plates, a tow bar, safety cables, tow bar wiring, supplemental braking and potentially a high/low adapter, and I can help you find all of those parts and get you on the road with your 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee in tow. For base plates I recommend using the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # RM-521440-5 because of the quality of Roadmaster towing components. These base plates come with removable arms that will keep your...
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  • Install Video for Tow Bar Wiring for 2019 Ford Ranger
  • The electrical plug you see on the front of the 2019 Ford Ranger in the install instructions for the Blue Ox base plate kit part # BX2679 is part of a diode style tow bar wiring kit. We have an install video that shows the process of this install with the # RM-154 that I attached to this page. The specific wiring connector is different but the in-depth part of the install that wires to the vehicle wiring is shown in the video.
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  • Recommendations for Flat Towing a 2021 Chevy Colorado
  • The Demco Tabless Base Plate Kit, # DM9519319 is a confirmed fit for your 2021 Chevy Colorado provideing you do not have the adaptive cruise control. With that, I suggest the Demco Commander II # DM9511012 tow bar. For lighting I suggest # RM-15267, the diode kit that comes with this allows you to splice into the taillight wiring so that your RV controls the vehicle taillights and does not require drilling into the taillight housings. This comes with a round 6-way connector that you...
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  • Recommended Tow Bar Base Plate Kit For 2021 GMC Canyon AT4
  • I reached out to my contact at Roadmaster and she confirmed that the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit # RM37VR you were looking at will work on just fine your 2021 GMC Canyon AT4. The Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar w/ LED Lights # RM-676 you mentioned will work perfectly with the Roadmaster # RM37VR, and the safety cables that your Nighthawk came with will also still work. To complete your flat-tow setup you will need wiring, and a supplemental system. For...
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  • Flat Towing Equipment Recommendations For A 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport
  • 4WD models of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler are not able to be dolly towed so I recommend flat towing your 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport. To flat tow your Wrangler you'll need a tow bar, tow bar wiring kit, base plate, braking system, and safety cables. I have the following recommendations for you below: Tow Bar: Since you said you're interested in the Roadmaster with LED lights I'm assuming you're talking about the Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar w/ LED Lights - RV Mount -...
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  • Blue Ox Base Plate for a 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara
  • I called Blue Ox to double check, and I'm happy to inform you that the Blue Ox Base Plate, part # BX1139, will indeed fit the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara. In fact, it will fit all models of the Wrangler Unilimited. I've linked to a video installation of this base plate on a 2020 Wrangler. It will install the same. If you're planning on towing the Wrangler, remember that you will need a tow bar, safety cables, wiring, and a brake system. Keeping with Blue Ox, I recommend...
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  • Parts Needed To Flat Tow A 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • I am happy to help you with the components needed to flat tow a 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. A complete flat tow system includes a base plate, tow bar, tow bar wiring, safety cables, braking system and possibly a high low adapter. For the base plate, I recommend Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit part # RM-521451-5 which is a direct connect base plate that does not require an obtrusive cross bar on the front of your vehicle like the other base plate options. The direct connect...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • For your 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee the Roadmaster Direct Connect base plate kit part # RM-521440-5 is a fit and a great option that is easy to use and install. I attached an install video for more info on this kit as well. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle. The most popular compatible tow bar is the Falcon All Terain, # RM-522. This has non-binding arms which makes the setup...
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  • Parts Needed To Flat-Tow a 2021 Jeep Cherokee
  • In order to flat tow a 2021 Jeep Cherokee you'll need a list of parts such as base plates, safety cables, tow bar, braking system, wiring harness, etc. I have attached my recommendations for each of these parts below. etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit part # e98951 etrailer SD Non-Binding Tow Bar part # e34ZR Demco SBS Stay-IN-Play DUO Supplemental Braking System part # SM99251 Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit part # RM-15267 If purchased from us, I personally...
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  • Can Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar Connect to etrailer Base Plate Kit e98949
  • The Roadmaster Falcon 2 tow bar you have # RM-520 can connect to the etrailer base plate kit part # e98949 you have but you do need an adapter as the connection cannot be made directly. So what you'll need in addition to what you have is the part # e99037 and you'd be set.
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  • Demco Tabless Baseplate Kit for 2019 GMC Sierra 1500
  • I reached out to my contact at Demco and was able to confirm that the best baseplate kit option for your 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 is the Demco Tabless Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # DM29FR (Demco part number 9519345). While the # 9519342 will fit both the 2019-2020 Sierra 1500 and Silverado 1500, it does requires significantly more cutting to the front fascia on the GMC. Demco created the # DM29FR baseplate which is very similar, but is slightly modified to reduce the amount of cutting...
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  • Roadmaster Direct-Connect vs Crossbar-Style Base Plates for 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • The main difference between the Roasmaster # RM-521453-5 (previously known as EZ5) and # RM-521453-4 (previously known as EZ4) base plate kits for your 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, is that the RM-521453-5 is a Direct-Connect style, meaning your motor-home mounted tow bar attaches directly to the base plate's removable arms, without the need for a crossbar. This is the easiest to connect and disconnect, and it also makes your tow-bar about 20 lbs lighter, so the # RM-521453-5 is your best...
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  • Recommended Flat Tow Base Plate Kit For 2021 Jeep Gladiator Mojave
  • For your 2021 Jeep Gladiator Mojave I recommend the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # RM77VR which will only require you to cut a slot in the skid plate on each side as shown in the included cut out from the instructions, but will not require you to modify the bumper. The # RM77VR will pair up perfectly with the Roadmaster Falcon All-Terrain # RM-522 which is a very popular tow bar due to its non-binding arms that allow you to quickly and easily unhook your...
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  • Best Flat-Tow Setup for a 2021 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • It order to flat-tow a 2021 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk you'll need a few different parts such as a base plate kit, tow bar, wiring, safety cables, and braking system. I have attached for you below a full, complete list of recommended parts. etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit part # e98951 (Replaces Factory Tow Hooks) etrailer SD Non-Binding Tow Bar part # e34ZR Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit part # RM-15267 Blue Ox Patriot 3 Radio Frequency, Portable Braking System...
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  • How To Attach Blue Ox Tow Bar To Aftermarket Jeep Bumper with D-Rings
  • In order to choose the correct Blue Ox Aftermarket Off-Road Bumper Adapter for an aftermarket bumper you'll need to measure the d-ring shackle thickness and pin diameter. The max thickness is 1". There is then the part # BX88357 for 7/8" diameter pins or the part # BX88358 for 1" diameter pins. I did some research on the Fab Fours Stubby Bumper and it uses a 7/8" diameter pin.
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  • Parts Needed To Flat Tow 2020 Jeep Wrangler With Smittybilt XRC Bumper Gen 2
  • The Smittybilt XRC Gen2 bumper on the 2020 Jeep Wrangler has 3/4" thick d-rings so you can use the Adapter for Jeep D-Ring Bumper Mounts to Roadmaster Motor Home Mount Tow Bars part # RM-035 to tow with the D-rings on your bumper. Smittybilt is one of the few after market bumper manufacturers that are rated for flat towing. To flat tow the 2020 Jeep Wrangler you will also need, a tow bar, safety cables, supplemental braking system, wiring and possibly a high low adapter. I have listed...
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  • Comparing Roadmaster Direct Connect and Crossbar Base Plate Kits for 2019 Ford Ranger
  • Personally I prefer the direct connect base plate kits like the part # RM-524459-5 as they are easier to connect/disconnect, are simpler overall like you said, and require keeping track of fewer things (the crossbar). While the crossbar does add sturdiness the Direct Connect kits are more reinforced where they attach to the vehicle frame and to the arms of the kit so they overall are just as strong. This would work really well with the Blackhawk part # RM-422. I attached an install...
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  • What Gear Does 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 Need to be In to be Flat Towed
  • Here's the full steps you'll need to do when flat towing your 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 4WD: 1. Position the vehicle being towed behind the tow vehicle, facing forward and on a level surface. 2. Securely attach the vehicle being towed to the tow vehicle. 3. Start the engine. 4. Shift the transfer case to N (Neutral). 5. With the engine running, release the parking brake and verify that the transfer case is in N (Neutral) by shifting the transmission to D (Drive) and then to R (Reverse)....
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  • Do Base Plates for 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with Factory Steel Bumper Alter Skid Plate
  • Each of the base plates that fit your 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon do require the altering or even replacement of the skid plate (also sometimes called a rock guard). The base plate kit I recommend because it will allow the skid plate to be trimmed but not outright replaced is the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit # RM-521453-5. I have added a link to a video install of this kit on a 2020 Wrangler Unlimited showing you what the install looks like. There are a number of...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2019 Ford Ranger
  • For your 2019 Ford Ranger you are on the right track for picking out flat towing components with the Blue Ox base plate kit part # BX2679 and tow bar # BX7380 but the wiring kit you mentioned is for trailer towing so instead you can use the diode kit, # RM-15267, and not have to worry about cutting into the taillight housing. This will splice into your taillight wiring to allow your tow vehicle to control the taillight assemblies of the towed vehicle. This comes with a round 6-way connector...
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  • Are Direct Connect Plates Strong Enough To Flat Tow 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • The reason the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit # RM-521453-5 for your 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited does not use a crossbar for the tow bar is due to the design of the removable arms that connect directly to the tow bar instead of requiring a tow bar. There is not a hidden cross bar on the base plate. You are correct that the crossbar adds strength to the system, but on Jeeps like yours direct connect base plates are plenty strong and are the most common option due to them allowing...
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  • Adapters to Flat Tow 2020 Jeep Gladiator with Maxims-3 Tow Loops
  • The Blue Ox adapter for aftermarket off-road bumpers, part # BX88357, are designed to fit on loops that are on a bumper but there's no reason that can't be used on a tow loop like your Maximus-3 Loops. I did a little research and those are rated for towing so this should be a good setup for you. You can use the included washers to take care of the play. To use these you need to have either the Aladdin, Aventa LX, or Alpha, part # BX7380, for your tow bar. If you don't already have...
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  • Will the Roadmaster Base Plates for a 2020 Jeep Gladiator Work With Winch Mounted On Bumper
  • The Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit part # RM-521453-5 which is a fit for a 2020 Jeep Gladiator installs in place of the tow hooks. I have attached a photo for you of this as well as an install video to give you a better idea of how it mounts. In regards to compatibility with a winch, this all depends on where the winch would sit but if it mounts on top of the bumper then I don't see any issues. I have attached for you below as well the rest of the parts you'd need to complete...
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  • 2022 Ford Maverick Best Parts to Flat Tow Behind Motorhome
  • We actually already have some confirmed base plate kits for your 2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid! For a complete flat towing setup you will need a base plate kit, tow bar, safety cables, vehicle tow bar wiring, a supplemental braking system, and possibly a high-low adapter. I recommend the following: Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - # RM97RR Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain Tow Bar - # RM-676 (comes with safety cables and some wiring) Towing Combo Kit - # RM-9284-2 (comes with...
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  • Flat Towing Equipment Needs for 2021 Chevy Equinox
  • According to Roadmaster, their # RM-523193-5 direct connect base plate is a confirmed fit for the 2021 Chevy Equinox. The # BX1689 you'd looked at is a fit for the previous generation Equinox, and wouldn't be a fit for your 2021 model. To flat tow your vehicle, you'll need a tow bar, base plates, a taillight wiring harness, safety cables, a supplemental braking system and and possibly a high/low adapter if there's a greater than 3 inch height difference between the 18-1/2 inch base plate...
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  • Base Plate Kit for 2021 Ford Ranger 4x4 with Least Modifications
  • The Demco Tabless Base Plate Kit # DM9519343 will require you to use a grinder for installation on your 2021 Ford Ranger. Sometimes this can vary from vehicle to vehicle but if it's in the instructions I'd say there is a safe bet that it's a step you'll have to take. For a base plate kit that requires the least amount of modification you'll want to go with the Blue Ox # BLU77XR as the instructions call for minor modification to the front shroud as needed. Once you have the Blue Ox kit...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2010 Mini Cooper S with Manual Transmission
  • You're on the right track; the Blue Ox # BX1307 are a fit on your 2010 Mini Cooper S and since you've got the manual transmission model, my research says that this model can be flat towed; just as a reference- the automatic transmission models cannot be flat towed. When it comes to a tow bar, the Blue Ox base plates are compatible with a number of Blue Ox tow bars without the need for adapters. These plates are compatible with the Adventurer, Aladdin, Allure, Alpha, Avail, Aventa, and...
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  • Compatible D-Ring Adapter For Flat Towing Jeep With Smittybilt Bumper With Falcon 2 Tow Bar
  • It is possible for you to use the D-rings on your 2015 Jeep Wrangler bumper with the Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow bar part # RM-520 with the adapter part # RM-035-1 if your D-rings are 1" thick or part # RM-035 if your D-rings are 3/4" thick. I have attached a couple very helpful video for your reference. Please keep in mind your aftermarket bumper does need to be rated for flat towing. According to Roadmaster, Smittybilt is the only aftermarket bumper manufacturer that they know of that...
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  • Install of Roadmaster Baseplate on 2019 Ford Ranger
  • I have a video of a 2019 Ford Ranger getting the Roadmaster Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kit # RM-524459-4, which is the same process as the one your referenced, # RM-524459-5. The difference between the 2 is how the tow bar mounts, and the removable arms. Each base plate installs exactly the same, the direct connect has less components to hook up to the tow bar. Instead of using a quick disconnect cross bar, it connects directly to the base plate. I linked the parts and a video showing...
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  • Recommended Flat Towing Equipment For A 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4XE
  • If you went with the etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms Item # e98948 you would need to also get an adapter so I recommend the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms Item # RM-521453-5 instead. The Blue Ox Patriot 3 Radio Frequency, Portable Braking System - Proportional Item # BRK2019 will work with your Jeep and I recommend installing the 12 Volt Outlet Kit, 20 amps Item # RM-9332 to have a dedicated 12v outlet to power it. The Demco 4-Diode...
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  • Confirming Flat Tow Components for 2019 Ford F-150 4x4
  • You have done your homework for your 2019 Ford F-150 4x4. You can use either the Roadmaster EZ5 # RM-524431-5 base plates or the EZ4 # RM-524431-4. The difference is the EZ5 directly connect to the tow bar and the EZ4 will use a crossbar for connection. So specifically with the Nighthawk tow bar # RM-676, I recommend the EZ5 # RM-524431-5 because the crossbar doesn't come with that tow bar. This tow bar also comes with the umbilical cord and safety cables, so you won't need to get those...
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  • Recommended Flat Tow System for 2014 Honda CR-V
  • For your 2014 Honda CR-V, The Demco Commander Tow Bar # DM9511012 is a great fit. I recommend using the Demco Tabless Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # DM9519328 on your vehicle which will connect well with that tow bar. If you don't have the safety cables then you will also need RoadMaster 68" Single Hook, Coiled Safety Cables - 6,000 lbs # RM-643. You will also need the Hopkins Custom Tail Light Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles # HM56304 for your vehicle wiring. Fuse(s) must be pulled...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2020 Ford F-150 Raptor
  • There are a number of parts you will need for a complete flat towing setup for your 2020 Ford F-150 Raptor, including base plates, a tow bar, safety cables, tow bar wiring, supplemental braking and a high low adapter. I've listed the recommended parts for this setup below for you to easily find them. Base Plates: Curt Base Plates with Removable Arms # C78FR (compatible with Curt and Blue Ox tow bars) Tow Bar: Blue Ox Avail # BX7420 (comes with safety cables integrated) Tow Bar Wiring:...
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  • Recommended Base Plate Kit Confirmed To Fit 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71
  • I have another option for you, but the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # BLU58FR you were looking at is not confirmed to fit your 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71. Instead I recommend the Demco Tabless Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # DM9519342 which my contact at Demco was able to confirm will fit perfectly on your 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71. To complete your flat towing setup you will still need a tow bar, safety cables, tow bar wiring, and a supplemental braking system. Starting...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Behind Motorhome
  • Absolutely! In order to flat tow your 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk behind a motorhome you will need a base plate kit, a tow bar, safety cables, a lighting solution, a supplemental braking system, and most likely a high-low adapter. I will quickly list out my specific recommendations below and go into a bit more detail on each further down. Base Plate Kit - Roadmaster Direct-Connect # RM-521451-5 Tow Bar - Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain # RM-676 (Safety Cables are included) Lighting...
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  • Recommended Parts to Flat Tow a 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • I would be more than happy to help you out! Here is what I recommend using for flat towing equipment on your 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon: etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit - # e98948 etrailer SD Non-Binding Tow Bar - # e34ZR Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit - # RM-15267 Stop Light Switch Kit - # RM-751490 Brake System - Part # DM86VR for motorhome with hydraulic brakes or part # SM99243 for motorhome air brakes I really like our base plate kit and tow bar system because it looks...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2020 Chevy Colorado behind Motorhome
  • The first thing you need to flat tow your 2020 Chevy Colorado is a base plate kit like the Roadmaster # RM-523182-5 which fits your truck and provides the connection point for a tow bar. I attached an install video for this on a similar 2019 Colorado for you to check out as well. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle. The most popular compatible tow bar is the Falcon All Terrain,...
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  • Flat Towing Equipment for 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Recon
  • To flat tow your 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Recon, you'll need base plates, safety cables if you don't already have them, a taillight wiring solution, a supplemental braking system and possibly a high/low adapter. For base plates, you'll want to use the # 1444-3 which is compatible with the Rubicon Recon edition Wrangler with a stock bumper (the # RM-521448-5 you'd looked at isn't compatible with Recon models). For safety cables, use # RM-643. For wiring, use # RM-15267. For...
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  • Recommended Parts To Flat-Tow a 2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • I have attached for you below a list of parts I recommend using to flat-tow a 2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit part # RM-521451-5 (Easiest To Use) Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain Tow Bar part # RM-676 (Includes Safety Cables and Umbilical Cord) Roadmaster Universal Hy-Power Diode Wiring Kit part # RM-154 (Cleanest Install Look) Blue Ox Patriot Portable Braking System part # BRK2019 (Easiest Install) Roadmaster Battery Charge Line Kit for Towed...
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  • Flat Towing a 2021 Ford Escape
  • Yes we have everything you need to flat tow your 2021 Ford Escape Hybrid. To begin with you will need a base plate kit, I recommend the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit with Removable Arms, # RM39FR. This will mate to the Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar, # RM-522; this is a non-binding type allowing you to unhook your tow vehicle easily and quickly even if you are parked on un-even ground. For safety cables and wiring I suggest staying with the Roadmaster...
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  • Flat Towing Base Plates for 2020 Ram 1500 Big Horn
  • We do have baseplate kits for the new 2020 Ram 1500. If you need a direct connect base plate, take a look at the Roadmaster # RM-522203-5 , which offer a quick and easy installation as well as a concealed design to make them barely visible when not in use. The built-in pull rings let you unlock arms so you can twist and remove them to make attaching and detaching the draw bars easy. If you've got a crossbar style tow bar, you'll need to use the Roadmaster # RM-522203-4 . If the brake...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2017 Cadillac Escalade 4WD
  • The 4WD 2017 Cadillac Escalade can indeed be flat towed with all 4 wheels on the ground. In order to flat tow the vehicle behind your RV you will need a base plate kit, a tow bar, safety cables, a lighting solution, a supplemental braking system, and most likely a high-low adapter to keep the tow bar level. Starting with the base plate kit I recommend the Roadmaster Direct-Connect # RM-523179-5, which is custom designed for your Escalade and uses hidden brackets that maintain a...
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  • Parts Needed To Flat-Tow a 2021 Ford Ranger
  • In order to flat-tow a 2021 Ford Ranger you'll need base plates, safety cables, tow bar, wiring harness, and supplemental braking system. I have attached my recommendations for these parts below. Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit part # RM-524459-5 Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar part # RM-676 (Safety Cables Included) Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit part # RM-15267 Roadmaster Brake-Lite Relay Kit for Towed Vehicles part # RM-88400 Demco...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • I do recommend consulting your vehicle's owners manual to confirm that the specific features on your 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee allow for flat towing; I have seen some notes that certain trim packages and transfer cases do not allow the vehicle to be flat towed without damaging it. With that said, we can help you find all of the parts you need to flat tow your 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee; a complete flat towing setup consists of base plates, a tow bar, safety cables, tow bar wiring, supplemental...
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  • Can 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 RST 4X4 be Flat Towed
  • I pulled up the owners manual of your 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 and it can be flat towed if your 4WD transfer case has two speeds and a N (neutral) and a four-wheel-drive-low setting. For the exact procedure and more info flip to page 402 in your owners manual. You'll need a Roadmaster Base Plate Kit part # RM-523199-5 which is a confirmed fit. I attached an install video for this as well. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting,...
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  • What Tow Bars Work With Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit On 2021 Jeep Wrangler
  • The Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit part # RM-521453-5 is a great option for a 2021 Jeep Wrangler. It can then be used with any Roadmaster motorhome mounted tow bar and not require the use of the crossbar. I recommend the Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar part # RM-522 but have attached a list of all options below. Please note, just because the tow bar comes with the crossbar does not mean it's required.
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  • Recommended Parts to Flat Tow 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
  • First thing you need to flat tow your 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 is a base plate kit like the easy to install and use Blue Ox kit part # BX1740. Next for a tow bar the Avail part # BX7420 is the best option as it has the higher weight capacity your truck needs, is the easiest to use, and has longer arms which makes turning a bit easier on the towed vehicle. This also comes with safety cables. For lighting you can use the diode kit, # RM-15267, and not have to worry about cutting into...
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  • Does 2021 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Require Mopar Harness to Flat Tow
  • Thankfully in recent years the Mopar flat towing wiring kit you mentioned is no longer required for flat towing Jeep vehicles like the 2021 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. They were able to fix the need for the harness. We have the other parts needed to flat tow your vehicle starting with the easy to use and install Roadmaster Direct Connect base plate kit part # RM-521451-5 which is a confirmed fit. I attached an install video for this for you to check out as well. In addition to the base...
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  • Blue Ox Baseplate Kit to Flat Tow a 2020 Jeep Gladiator
  • Blue Ox does have a base plate kit that fits your 2020 Jeep Gladiator, it's part # BX1142. It fits regardless of which model Gladiator you have. It sounds like you probably already have a tow bar. If you don't have safety cables use # RM-643 for a set that's coiled. This way they don't drag on the ground. You also need wiring and a braking system to flat tow the Jeep. I recommend the diode kit # RM-15267 and Stay-IN-Play DUO # SM99251. Both get installed onto the Gladiator so you...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Behind Motorhome
  • The first thing you'll need to flat tow your 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk is a base plate kit confirmed as a fit for your vehicle. For that I recommend the Roadmaster Direct Connect kit part # RM-521451-5 as it's easy to connect to and also really well made. I attached an install video for this on a 2019 Cherokee for you to check out as well. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle....
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  • Recommended Base Plate For Flat Towing A 2021 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon
  • Besides the Blue Ox Aftermarket Off-Road Bumper Adapter - 7/8" Pin Item # BX88357 which will attach to the D-ring mounts on a towable bumper the only other compatible Blue Ox base plate is the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms Item # BLU53FR. It does stick out below the bumper but has removable arms to be less obtrusive when not in use. The Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms Item # RM-521453-5 will hide more in the bumper but would require an adapter to...
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  • Will Roadmaster Base Plate Kit Interfere With Adaptive Ride Control System On 2020 GMC Sierra Denali
  • I reached out to my contact at Roadmaster and he confirmed that the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit # RM-523198-5 and Crossbar-Style Base Plate Kit # RM-523198-4 will NOT interfere with the adaptive ride control system on your 2020 Sierra 1500 Denali 4WD Crew Cab with the 3L diesel. With that being said, I recommend the Direct-Connect # RM-523198-5 as it offers the same rigidity as the Crossbar-style, but will be one less thing to deal with when installing your tow bar. I included...
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  • Curt Base Plate for 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Blue Ox Bars
  • Yes, the Curt Base Plate Kit # C58FR will work with the Blue Ox Tow Bars. You do not need any special adapters. I recommend the Blue Ox Ascent Tow Bar # BX4370 for your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. For the Tail Light Wiring Kit # C63CR will allow you to use the taillights on Jeep rather than using separate towing lights. The Brake Buddy Select 3 # HM39524 is a convenient and small portable braking system that will work well for your Jeep. It folds down when not in use so that it takes...
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  • Is A Battery Disconnect Recommended for the 2021 Jeep Cherokee
  • According to Roadmaster the 2021 Jeep Cherokee will require a Roadmaster # RM-156-25 Battery Charge Line Kit that will add a cable from the 6-way connector to your Jeep's battery. Of course this is different than a battery disconnect which was not suggested. Kit allows up to 15 amps from your RV's battery to be used to maintain the charge of your towed car's battery while the car is being towed. Charge line connects to the 6-way or 7-way plug on your vehicle I have attached a review...
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  • Base Plate Kit for Blue Ox Tow Bar on 2021 Jeep Wrangler
  • The etrailer # e98948 Base Plate Kit is a confirmed fit for your Jeep with standard factory bumper. If you want to use a Blue Ox tow bar (excluding the Ambassador) you will need the etrailer # e98986 adapters. Alternatively, instead of getting the etrailer base plate and the etrailer adapters for Blue Ox, you could just get the Blue Ox # BX1139 Base Plate kit and not need the adapters. This requires your Jeep to have factory standard plastic bumper. It sounds like you are getting...
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  • Flat Tow Set Up For 2022 Chevrolet Colorado Z71
  • Great question. The main things you need are a Base plate, Tow Bar, Safety Cables, Braking system, Wire harness and possibly a HI-Lo adapter. I will list my recommendations below. I recommend the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # BLU93FR. The Blue Ox Ascent Non-Binding Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 7,500 lbs # BX4370. This comes with safety cables. The Demco SBS Stay-IN-Play DUO Supplemental Braking System - Proportional # SM99251. Then Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2004 Jeep Wrangler Behind RV
  • The first thing you need to flat tow your 2004 Jeep Wrangler behind an RV is a base plate kit like the Roadmaster kit part # RM-521424-5 which was custom fit for your Jeep. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle. The most popular compatible tow bar is the Falcon All Terain, # RM-522. This has non-binding arms which makes the setup very easy to connect/disconnect. For lighting/safety...
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  • Flat Towing Equipment Recommendations For A 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Using D-Ring Mounts To Tow
  • Before towing from your D-Rings you will want to ensure your bumper is rated to tow your vehicle. I have the following recommendations for your tow bar, braking system, safety cables, tow bar wiring kit, and D-ring adapters below: Tow Bar: Roadmaster Falcon All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 6,000lbs Item # RM-522. The non-binding feature will make disconnecting on unlevel surfaces easy and will easily connect to your D-Ring adapters. Tow Bar Cover:...
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  • Parts Needed to Tow 2007 Jeep Wrangler JK with Blue Ox D-Ring Adapter Kit
  • As long as you've got an aftermarket bumper with D-ring plates at least 5/8" thick, you can use the Blue Ox Aftermarket Bumper Adapter - 1" Pin # BX88358 to flat tow your 2007 Jeep Wrangler. To complete your flat towing setup you'll also need a compatible tow bar, tow bar wiring, safety cables, supplemental braking system and possibly a high/low adapter. For a tow bar I recommend using the Blue Ox Avail Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 10,000 lbs # BX7420, which is compatible with the D-ring...
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  • Item Needed To Flat Tow A 2017 Ford Explorer
  • To set up your 2017 Ford Explorer you will need the following items other than the braking system which you stated you already have: 1. Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Item # BX2668. This base plate has removable tabs so when you are not flat towing the vehicle they can be removed to maintain a clean look on the front of the vehicle. 2. Blue Ox Avail Tow Bar Item # BX7420. This tow bar is compatible with the Blue Ox base plate, has a 10,000lb towing capacity, is non binding, and comes with...
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  • Are Roadmaster or Blue Ox Base Plates Easier to Install on 2011 Honda CR-V
  • Between the base plates that fit your 2011 Honda CR-V, the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit # BX2246 and Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit # RM-521559-5, I recommend the Roadmaster as it will be the slightly easier installation. The reason for that is the Roadmaster does not require having to saw off part of the bumper core in order to install the base plates, which the Blue Ox does require. That is the major difference between the two installs so if it were my 2011 Honda CR-V I would...
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  • Flat Towing Components Recommended for 2020 Jeep Wrangler
  • For your 2020 Wrangler JL the complete list of parts I recommend to allow you to safely tow your Jeep is: -Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # RM-521453-5 which are a custom fit. -Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 6,000 lbs # RM-520 -RoadMaster 68" Single Hook, Coiled Safety Cables - 6,000 lbs # RM-643 -Roadmaster 4-Diode Universal Wiring Kit for Towed Vehicles - 7-Way to 6-Wire Hybrid Cord # RM-152-1676-7 which will use your factory...
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  • Wiring, Base Plate And Accessories Needed To Flat Tow a 2014 Kia Soul
  • I recommend the Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit # RM-15267 to go with your Blue Ox Base Plate Kit # BX2726 on the front of your 2014 Kia Soul. This wiring kit contains everything needed from the coiled cable to the 6-way connector that is mounted on the front of the baseplate and the wiring and diodes needed for connecting to the tail lights on your Soul. The 6-way connector also allows you to use a Battery Charge Line Kit # RM-156-25. This will help to ensure...
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  • Parts Needed To Flat-Tow a 2018 GMC Sierra 1500
  • In order to flat-tow a 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 you'll need a base plate kit, safety cables, tow bar, braking system, wiring harness, possibly a few other smaller items. I have attached a full list of all parts below for a complete setup. Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit part # RM-3177-3 Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain Tow Bar part # RM-676 Roadmaster Universal Hy-Power Diode Wiring Kit part # RM-154 Brake Buddy Select 3 Portable Supplemental Braking System part # HM39524 Roadmaster...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2020 Chevy Spark Behind Motorhome
  • I can absolutely help set your 2020 Chevy Spark up so that it can be flat towed behind your motorhome, as long as it has a manual transmission. To do this you will need a base plate kit, a tow bar, safety cables, a lighting solution, a supplemental braking system, and possibly a high-low adapter. I will quickly list my specific recommendations below and then go into further detail on each further down. Base Plate Kit - Roadmaster Direct-Connect # RM-523202-5 (excludes ACTIV models) Tow...
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  • Best Parts to Flat Tow a 2019 Ford Ranger
  • While you can flat tow a 2019 Ford Ranger, like you mentioned, tow hooks are for emergency towing only and do not have the necessary strength to flat tow this truck, so you will need base plates. The good news is we offer every part you need to flat tow your '19 Ranger, and the best parts to do so are the following: - Base Plate Kit: Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit # RM-524459-5 - Tow Bar: Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar w/ LED Lights # RM-676 - Wiring...
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  • Does 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk Require Wiring Harness to Prevent Steering Issue when Flat Towed
  • I believe you are referring to the Jeep/Mopar wiring harness that was needed on the Cherokees to prevent steering system issues when flat towing. The great news is that your 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk does not need that harness as Jeep was able to solve that issue. The base plate kit part # RM-521451-5 that you referenced is the correct fit for your 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk and would be a really great, easy-to-use base plate. In addition to the base plates, you will also need...
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  • Can Blue Ox Tow Bar be Used with Roadmaster Direct Connect Base Plate Kit
  • Yes, you can use a Blue Ox tow bar with the Roadmaster base plate kit part # RM-523182-5 as long as you use the adapter part # BX88185.
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2020 Chevy Colorado ZR2
  • To flat tow your 2020 Chevy Colorado ZR2 the first thing you need is a base plate kit which for that the # RM-523182-5 from Roadmaster is the easiest to install and use so it's what I recommend. I attached an install video for this for you to check out as well. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle. The most popular compatible tow bar is the Falcon All Terain, # RM-522. This...
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  • Is There a Blue Ox Base Plate Kit that Fits 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
  • We have the Blue Ox base plate kit part # BX1143 which is a confirmed fit for your 2020 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk. For a tow bar the Blue Ox part # BX7420 is very easy to use and also comes with safety cables as well. For lighting you can use the diode kit, # RM-15267, and not have to worry about cutting into the taillight housing. This will splice into your taillight wiring to allow your tow vehicle to control the taillight assemblies of the towed vehicle. This comes with a round 6-way...
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  • Blue Ox Base Plate Kit for Flat Towing 2019 Ford F-150 King Ranch
  • The Blue Ox base plate kit part # BO74FR that you referenced is the correct Blue Ox base plate kit part number for your 2019 Ford F-150 King Ranch. For a tow bar to use with this the Blue Ox Avail part # BX7420 is a really great option. It's very easy to use and also tracks the towed vehicle behind the tow vehicle better than most bars. For lighting you can use the diode kit, # RM-15267, and not have to worry about cutting into the taillight housing. This will splice into your taillight...
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  • Recommended Flat Towing Equipment For A 2022 Jeep Wrangler Sahara
  • There currently isn't a compatible Blue Ox base plate for your 2022 Jeep Wrangler Sahara. There is however the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit # RM-521453-5 which is a compatible fit (standard factory bumpers). These base plates have a direct-connect connection point for quick and easy hookup as well as removable arms to preserve the factory look of your Jeep when not in use. For the tow bar I recommend the etrailer SD Non-Binding Tow Bar for Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plates...
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  • Flat Towing A 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4x4
  • Digital odometers only work when the vehicle is on and power is running to the odometer. Since you'll have to remove the negative battery cable to flat tow your 2021 Chevy Silverado there will be no power running to the odometer for it to account for any miles traveled. If you're needing the equipment to flat tow your 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 4x4 I have the following recommendations for you: Base Plates: # RM-523199-5. These base plates are a confirmed fit and will has brackets...
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  • Recommended Flat-Tow Setup For 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport
  • We have all of the parts you will need to flat-tow your 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport with your 2020 Leisure Class C RV. Assuming your Jeep has the factory plastic bumper you will need the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # BX1139 which will pair nicely with the Blue Ox Alpha 2 Tow Bar # BX7380 that is a great Motorhome mount non-binding tow bar that will fit the 2" receiver on your tow vehicle that includes the required safety cables. For wiring I highly recommend the Roadmaster...
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  • 2006 Jeep Wrangler Recommended Parts Needed to Flat Tow
  • I'd be more than happy to help you out with the flat towing parts for your 2006 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. For a complete flat towing setup you will need a base plate kit, tow bar, safety cables, vehicle tow bar wiring, a supplemental braking system, and possibly a high-low adapter. Here are the parts I recommend: etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit - # e98946 (for standard factory bumper) etrailer SD Non-Binding Tow Bar - # e34ZR (comes with safety cables) Hopkins Custom Tail Light Wiring...
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  • Is 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Flat Towable
  • I checked the owners manual of your 2021 Subaru Crosstrek and it is flat towable as-is which you can confirm if you check out the owners manual as well. You'd need to start with the Blue Ox base plate kit part # BX3622 which is a confirmed fit for your vehicle. Then for a tow bar the Blue Ox Avail part # BX7420 is a really great option that's easy to use and allows the tow vehicle to track better behind the motorhome. For lighting we have the # RM-15247. The diode kit that comes with...
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  • Recommended Base-Plate Kit For 2020 Ram 1500 Eco-Diesel
  • Congratulations on the new truck! To flat tow your 2020 Ram 1500 with the Eco-Diesel engine I recommend the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # RM-522203-5 which will only require removing the tow hooks if your Ram has them, or if it does not have them you will only need to trim the plastic covering the tow hook holes. For a compatible tow bar I highly recommend the Roadmaster Sterling All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar # RM-576 which has a weight capacity of...
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  • Can I Flat-Tow a 2021 Ford Escape Hybrid AWD
  • You will be able to flat-tow a 2021 Ford Escape Hybrid, as long as its a HEV or PHEV model. You should always check your owner's manual for the steps that are need to follow to tow your vehicle. There are several different pieces that you will need to flat-tow the Escape and I will give some recommendations for each of them: You will need a base plate to attach to the Escape, I recommend the Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # RM39FR. I recommend this kit because...
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  • What Tow Bar Will Fit The Curt Custom Base Plate Kit # C59JR on a 2021 Ford Bronco?
  • The Curt Custom Base Plate Kit # C59JR is designed to replace the ends on the Curt Rambler Steel Tow Bar # C26FR. To use your Blue Ox Avail Non-Binding Tow Bar # BX7420 you will need the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit # BLU67XR.
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  • Blue Ox Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2021 Ford Ranger
  • The Blue Ox base plate kit part # BLU77XR that you referenced is a confirmed fit for your 2021 Ford Ranger and is what provides the connection point for a tow bar to attach to. I believe the connector for the front of the truck that you mentioned is a tow bar which is a standard component for a flat towing setup. One of the most popular compatible tow bars is the Blue Ox Avail # BX7420 which comes with safety cables. The coiled design helps keep the cables off of the ground. For...
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  • Parts Needed To Flat-Tow a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4x4
  • Yes, a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4x4 High Country can be flat-towed as it has two-speed transfer case which is standard on this model as well as on the Custom Trail Boss and LT Trail Boss. I have attached for you below a list of parts you will need. Blue Ox Base Plate Kit part # BX1736 Blue Ox Avail Tow Bar part # BX7420 Roadmaster Diode 7-Wire to 6-Wire Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit part # RM-15267 Roadmaster Automatic Battery Disconnect with Switch part # RM-766 Stay-IN-Play DUO Supplemental...
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  • What Parts do I Need to Flat-Tow My 2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition?
  • In order to flat-tow your 2013 Jeep Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition on your Forest River 2250LE, you need a base plate, a tow bar, a tow braking system, safety cables, and vehicle tow wiring. I recommend the following setup: - Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # BX1134 - Blue Ox Avail Non-Binding Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch # BX7420 (comes with safety cables) - Demco SBS Stay-IN-Play DUO Supplemental Braking System # SM99251 - Roadmaster 4-Diode Universal Wiring Kit...
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  • How to Connect Blue Ox Tow Bar to etrailer Base Plate Kit
  • To connect the etrailer base plate # e98948 to the Blue Ox Avail part # BX7420 you just need the adapter part # e98986.
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  • Flat Towing Procedures and Setup for 2020 Jeep Gladiator
  • On the Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Truck models the steering wheel does not actually lock with the ignition in the off position, it just has a loss of power steering-which is likely what you're experiencing. Jeep removed the steering wheel lock from their models in 2008, I believe, so even without a key in the ignition you'll be able to turn the wheels; it's just going to be really difficult. With that being said, in order to flat tow you'll need to have the transfer case set to N (neutral)....
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