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Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

Item # BX1134
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Custom designed to fit your vehicle so it can be safely towed behind your RV, this base plate has easily removable arms that offer a seamless look when you're not flat towing. Base plate bolts directly to your chassis, so no welding is required. 1-800-496-5010 to order Blue Ox base plates part number BX1134 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 Kit - Removable Arms. Base Plates reviews from real customers.
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Blue Ox Base Plates - BX1134

  • Removable Drawbars
  • Blue Ox
  • Twist Lock Attachment

Custom designed to fit your vehicle so it can be safely towed behind your RV, this base plate has easily removable arms that offer a seamless look when you're not flat towing. Base plate bolts directly to your chassis, so no welding is required.


Features:

  • Custom-fit base plate provides attachment points for your tow bar when flat towing
  • Hidden design provides a clean, seamless look
    • Arms remove with a simple twist when not in use
    • Brackets won't protrude past the front of your vehicle
  • Sturdy design spreads towing force evenly to prevent stress on your vehicle's suspension
  • Integrated mounting points let you easily attach an electrical connector plug with bracket (sold separately)
  • Receiver covers keep dirt and debris out of the base plate when arms are removed and provide a finished look
  • Durable steel construction is powder coated to resist rust and corrosion
  • Straightforward installation - no welding required
    • Base plate bolts securely to your vehicle's chassis with included mounting hardware
  • Sturdy lugs pair with Blue Ox tow bars to form a secure and reliable connection
    • Adaptable for use with Roadmaster tow bars - adapter (RM-031 or RM-031-5) sold separately
    • Adaptable for use with Demco tow bars - adapter (BX88310) sold separately
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Distance between brackets: 24"
  • Bracket height: 17"
  • 3-Year warranty


Simple, Hidden Design

Blue Ox Base Plate With Arms AttachedBlue Ox Base Plate Arms Removed

This base plate's hidden design creates a clean and seamless look. The bracket arms are easily removable, creating a slick appearance when you're not flat towing. Because the arms can be removed, you also won't have to worry about banging your leg into any protruding arms when you walk by.


Blue Ox Base Plate Removable Arms

Attaching and removing the bracket arms is a breeze. To attach the arms to the base plate, simply insert them into the receivers and rotate them until they lock into place. Once you're finished towing and want to remove the arms, pull the pin to disengage the lock, rotate the arms, and remove them from the receivers. Finally, plug up the now empty receivers with the included receiver covers to help keep dirt and debris out of the base plate and provide a finished look.


Guide to Flat Towing

Flat towing your vehicle is much more convenient than using a trailer or a tow dolly. These other options take up much more storage space, leaving you less room both at home and at the campsite. In addition, securing your vehicle to a trailer or tow dolly can be a hassle and more time consuming than hooking up with a tow bar.


There are 5 basic components needed when flat towing a vehicle: a tow bar, a base plate kit, a safety cable set, tow bar wiring, and a supplemental braking system.


Towing Basics

The tow bar links your towed car to your motorhome. It attaches to the custom-fit base plates that install on the frame of your towed car. Safety cables ensure that your towed car does not separate from your motorhome in the event that your tow bar becomes detached. Tow bar wiring allows your towed vehicle's signal lights to sync up with your motorhome's tail lights, which is required by law in most states. Finally, the supplemental braking system - also required in most states - brakes your towed car when the brakes in your motorhome are activated, preventing wear on the motorhome and decreasing braking distance for your entire setup.



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Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms - BX1134

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (2137 Customer Reviews)

Custom designed to fit your vehicle so it can be safely towed behind your RV, this base plate has easily removable arms that offer a seamless look when you're not flat towing. Base plate bolts directly to your chassis, so no welding is required.

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2017 jk unlimited with quadratec qrc full bumper/ winch. BX1134 is the one you need for this install .Install went well only had to make a couple notches in bumper. Photos attached.cables had to be attached to base plate rear rings no room between bumper and base plate to go around.If you don't want rattles just wire tie rings to baseplate once they are secure trough plate holes it'll thighten thinks up. Very well made product.


Comments
Working great very happy with this product. Made well holding up in different weather conditions.still looking like the day I installed it , I would recommend this product.
Nicholas - 08/23/2021


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Great easy to use and makes perfect flat toe producr




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2007 Jeep Wrangler

Great product and great packaging. All the parts were there and fit well. Good instructions, clicked on video before installation which was really helpful. Go Dawgs!


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Works great quick and easy.
DonF - 09/17/2019


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Worked like a charm, if you don't want to deal with cutting metal you can opt not to put the skid plate back on which is what I did in my case. If you do that the install is pretty simple, basic tools in my driveway got it done. If you want the skid plate back on get an angle grinder with metal cutting wheel and you can DIY that too. Safety first though, clamp anything you're going to cut and use protective gear.




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2017 Jeep Wrangler

Perfect fit for 2017 rubicon hard rock edition. Minor skid plate trimming required but when done according to instructions, looks like a factory install. It will slightly reduce clearance on attack angle but the ease of flat towing was a trade off I was more than willing to accept.




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2016 Jeep Wrangler

Installed on a 2016 Jeep Wrangle JKU Rubicon Hard Rock edition. Install requires cutting of the Hard Rock (Rubicon X) factory steel skid plate and leaves quite a bit of the base plate sitting in front of and below the bumper/skid (not the best setup for heavy off-road use). While the install was relatively easy (other than cutting the skid plate) and I have had no problem pulling the Jeep behind our RV, I think with a little more thought and effort put into it that Blue Ox could have made something much better.






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2015 Jeep Wrangler

Base Plate came with corner of box damaged. One plate was bent and wouldn't fit over frame. Hydraulic jack was needed to spread plates. Other than that everything else was fine and video was awesome.




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Has no less then 3000 miles on the base plate. No issues at all.




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Great service and part arrived as expec ted.




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george was a good guy helping me order what i needed, the service over the phone was great, i have already installed the tow bar and mounting plate, along with the wiring harness, no problems at all, all fit nice,thanks again




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2010 Jeep Wrangler

It saves a lot of work when you have a perfect fit and this one fit my wrangler with 10 anniversary rubicon bumper perfectly. Fast shipping and good description. Thanks




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Great product......Shipped super fast. Instructions clear and easy to follow. Would do business again.




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Great help when I got the wrong item.




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Great service kept me informed about orders, thank you




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Fairly easy to install and fits nicely




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We have put many miles on it w/o an iss ue.




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Kia Forte

Great service and product arrived ASAP. Knowledge appears to be etrailer forte.




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2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Depending on your Jeep Accessories, can be difficult to install. Product is well made and fit is great. Looking forward to many years of use. I was pleasantly surprised that you had one for my 2016 hard rock edition.




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2018 Jeep Wrangler

Works great on my 2018 Wrangler Rubicon Recon. Easy install.




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Roger did a awesome job base plate fit perfectly




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2016 Jeep Wrangler

Product installed just as instructions said.




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We were very happy with the service we got. After getting the run around fro another vendor. Tammie P. was very helpful and made a extra effort to get the part we needed shipped out on time late in the day.
Great Job and THANKS!!




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