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Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar - Car Mount - 2" Ball - 5,000 lbs

Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar - Car Mount - 2" Ball - 5,000 lbs

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Is this right For you? Product Expert Kristina F says:

Yes, if you:

  • Only tow your car occasionally
  • Want to use your 2" tow ball to tow your car instead of your receiver
  • Need a lightweight tow bar that’s easy to lift and maneuver

No, if you:

  • Tow a large truck or SUV - your loaded down vehicle may exceed the 5,000-lb weight rating
  • Don’t want to have to drive your car around with your tow bar folded up on the front
  • Want a tow bar that’s easy to unhook at an angle or on uneven ground
Basic, coupler-style tow bar attaches to the hitch ball on your RV so you can flat tow your car or small SUV. Tow bar arms can be adjusted to fit Blue Ox base plates that are spaced 16" to 34" apart. Arms fold together for easy storage. Lowest Prices for the best tow bar from Blue Ox. Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar - Car Mount - 2" Ball - 5,000 lbs part number BX7322 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Blue Ox Tow Bar - BX7322

  • Fits Blue Ox Base Plates
  • Fixed
  • Coupler Style
  • 5000 lbs
  • Blue Ox
  • Standard
  • Stores Separately
  • Steel

Basic, coupler-style tow bar attaches to the hitch ball on your RV so you can flat tow your car or small SUV. Tow bar arms can be adjusted to fit Blue Ox base plates that are spaced 16" to 34" apart. Arms fold together for easy storage.


Features:

  • Coupler-style tow bar lets you tow your car safely and securely behind your motorhome
    • Integrated coupler attaches to trailer hitch ball on your RV
  • Arm width can be adjusted to fit a wide range of base plates
    • Loosen hex bolts on coupler to move arms farther apart or closer together
  • Each arm attaches and detaches from the base plate with 2 easy-to-access pins
  • Arms fold together to save space when not in use
    • Tow bar must be removed from vehicle for storage
  • Heavy-duty steel construction is powder coated to resist corrosion
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2" hitch ball
  • Compatibility: fits Blue Ox base plates that are spaced 16" to 34" apart on center
    • Can be adapted for use with crossbar-style Roadmaster base plates with adapter (RM-033 - sold separately)
  • Arm length (from center of hitch ball to center of base plate pin hole when lined up with arm straight): 43-1/4"
  • Weight capacity: 5,000 lbs
  • Weight: 28 lbs
  • 3-Year warranty


Necessities for Flat Towing

For the RV For the Towed Car To Link the Towed Car and RV
Hitch with ball mount and ball Base plates Tow bar
Wiring plug Braking system Safety cables
Wiring kit/diodes Wiring adapter cord

Adjustable, Foldable Arms

Blue Ox Adventurer Adjustable Arms

The Adventurer can be used with almost any smaller vehicles. Because the arms are adjustable, ranging from 16" to 34" wide, this tow bar can match the base plate width on almost any vehicle within the given capacity. To maneuver the arms, simply loosen the hex bolts that attach them to the coupler and move them closer or farther apart until you achieve the desired spread.


When the Adventurer is not in use, the arms can be folded together to save space while you store it in your garage or RV.


Single-Lug Connection

Blue Ox Adventurer Single-Lug Connection

The Blue Ox base plates on your vehicle are equipped with two tabs each that connect to the brackets on the ends of these tow bar arms. The Adventurer tow bar features Blue Ox's traditional single-lug for quick and easy hookup. Just insert the lugged end of the tow bar arm into the base plate, between its two tabs. Then insert the 1/2" keeper pin through the lug and tabs and secure it with the included quick pin.


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.



BX7322 Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar

Installation Details BX7322 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar - Car Mount - 2" Ball - 5,000 lbs - BX7322

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (55 Customer Reviews)

Basic, coupler-style tow bar attaches to the hitch ball on your RV so you can flat tow your car or small SUV. Tow bar arms can be adjusted to fit Blue Ox base plates that are spaced 16" to 34" apart. Arms fold together for easy storage.

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Very happy with this purchase. I understand this is more of the lower priced Blue Ox tow bars, but it's well built compared to others I've seen in the same price range.



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There is not a lot of information on the internet about pulling this kind of VW. I did my homework and this works GREAT when pulling a standard transmission with key left in "ON" position. etrailer has a lot of variety to offer for different needs.
This is the lower priced, plain Jane, no frills, less moving parts for something to go wrong - exactly what I was looking for tow bar. With little work it folds up for storage easily. Installation on our '98 diesel VW was clean and easy without incident (I do all my own modifications when needed. There is no rattling loose fit in tight corners or straight a ways. We don't even know we are pulling anything behind our '68 Dodge Travco B210 (modified with 5.9 Cummins)



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A very well made product, though way stronger than needed for a Smart Car, though it all went together problem free. It's barely visible on the vehicle which is great, as many are so ugly.



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However I am quite pleased with what I got and it was easily installed.



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I purchased this tow bar to use with a Blue Ox base plate for my
1999 Mazda Miata. It is a very simple arrangement, with the 2 arms able to fold down to a smaller and more easily stored unit, but does not slide fore and aft as the more expensive tow bars do. As such, it takes a bit more manouvering of the towed vehicle to get it all lined up with the ball hitch. Not a problem for me, as the Miata is very light and easily pushed back and forth. Others with heavier vehicles may have more of an issue.

The quality of the tow bar is excellent. Price and delivery were also excellent. This is a great choice for a budget level tow bar.



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Always good stuff



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Good product. Did everything I needed it to do. Used it to tow my Jeep. Super easy to hook up to blue ox baseplate. I could barely even notice it back there.. pulled it with my F150. No problems turning. Kept the Jeep under control, even on the Oregon Coast. Another quality product from blue ox. etrailer did a great job helping me out. Customer service was excellent and videos were helpful covering the entire scope of setup and installation. Thank.



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high quality, good price, fast shipment



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Received my tow bar in excellent condition , amazing packaging . I was a little surprised that it required adjustment prior to use . My jeep already had a Blue Ox base plate installed so it was simple to slide the bar into the adapters . Much less complicated that my old bar . The only disadvantage is there is no way to keep the bar in an upright position . Looking forward to our first trip with it .


Comments
No problems whatsoever . One thing that I find interesting is the customer service is amazing. Not only with the tow bar but everything I have purchased .
Kenneth W - 04/18/2018


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I installed this on my car myself It wasn’t too bad. Everything is exactly like it said. It works great. If ever change vehicles I will perches from them again.



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Our Blue Ox tow bar is just what we needed to safely tow our PT Cruiser behind our 37 ft diesel pusher. Easy to use.



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I bought this Blue Ox 5000lbs capacity tow bar because my Subaru Crosstrek only weighs 3100lbs and maybe 3300lbs while fully loaded with gear. I also wanted a simple tow bar that didn't break the bank.
This item arrived in less than two days. The Tow Bar fits perfectly in the back of the Subaru when not in use.



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Thank you to Rodney who helped me identify this was the tow bar I needed!



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works great easy to store



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Works great! Easy to use.



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Using this Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar on my Colorado together with a Blue Ox base plate. Both are a perfect fit and do the job very well. Would buy it again, and yes, I'm very happy with the service I got from etrailer.com. Highly recommended. Ordered it from Canada and had it shipped to the border without problems. Thank you for saving me a lot of money.



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My Blue Ox Tow Bar arrived faster than I expected. It fit the existing mounting brackets on my Jeep Wrangler perfectly. If my oil pump drive gear fails again, it will be easy for someone to tow me home. Now my wife won't worry so much when I'm hunting in the Wyoming mountains.



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This is a great budget towbar. It was even easier than I expected to hook up to the car and connect to my motorcoach. I am towing a 2015 Honda Fit and I was able to easily pull my car around by hand after hooking it up to this towbar.



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Previous review, saying 6 - 8 hours installation, was for the tow bracket that I purchased with this tow bar. It took only a few minutes for this tow bar.



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I have given this product 4 stars because I have not yet used it. However, upon inspection, I found it to be well made and sturdy. I am currently having the tow brackets and cross bar professionally installed.



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Great towbar! Easy on and off the tow vehicle. No problems



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etrailer has always provided excellent service. Communication is outstanding!



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Strong well made tow bar, easy to use.


Comments
Works very well very happy with its performance.
Mike M - 08/27/2017


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Fit well, excellent & durable construction. has served me well, and will be utilized again this coming summer in our travels towing my little Suzuki behind my motor home.



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The perfect tow bar for my needs! Thank goodness for Katie at etrailer.com, I'd be lost without her help and advice. A great business with great products and great service.


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Ask the Experts about this Blue Ox Tow Bar



  • Availability of Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar to Flat Tow 2013 Chevy Equinox
    We do indeed have the Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar available. In addition to the tow bar, you would also need base plates for the dinghy, safety cables, lighting for the dinghy so its taillights work in tandem with the RV and a supplemental braking system. I have linked you to listings for the recommended items for your vehicle in each category. I have also linked you to some informational articles about flat towing that you might find helpful. If you wish to order the tow bar, you can...
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  • Recommended Hitch Ball Tow Bar For 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee With Blue Ox Base Plates
    Unfortunately there is no adapter that will work with the shank on your Alpha tow bar that would attach to a ball on the rear of the moving truck. I called my contact at Blue Ox and they told me there is no way to convert the Alpha to be able to tow with a hitch ball. My best recommendation is to use a tow bar that can be used with a ball and your base plates. I recommend the Blue Ox Adventurer, part # BX7322. This is not terribly expensive and will work with the base plates you have....
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  • Is There a Max Speed for the Blue Ox Adventurer # BX7322 Tow Bar?
    The Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar with Adjustable-Width Arms - A-Frame - Car Mount - 5,000 lbs # BX7322 does not have a specified speed limit. The vehicle you are towing with it may have a recommended maximum speed, so I recommend checking the owner's manual of your towed vehicle for any restrictions on speed.
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  • Does Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar Have Speed Restrictions?
    There is no listed speed restriction for the Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar # BX7322. However, there are generally guidelines on speed when flat towing a vehicle. If you check the owner's manual of the vehicle you are flat towing you may find that there is a designated recommended speed.
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  • Can Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar # BX7322 Be Used With Base Plate Kit # BX1976 on 2009 Jeep Liberty
    The Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar, part # BX7322, will work with Blue Ox base plate kits that have a bracket distance between 16-34 inches. The Blue Ox Base Plate Kit, part # BX1976, that you referenced for your 2009 Jeep Liberty has a distance of 22 inches between the brackets, and uses removable tabs, so it should work well for you. You will not need an adapter. I am including a link to a FAQ page on Blue Ox base plates.
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  • What Is the Gap Between the Two Tabs On the Blue Ox Bolt-On Base Plate Bracket Kit
    The Blue Ox Bolt-On Base Plate Bracket Kit part # BX88230 is designed to be used with Blue Ox Tow Bars like the Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar part # BX7322 which has lugs that are about 5/8" thick. Therefore, the distance between the two tabs is 5/8". That said, we do have adapters that will allow you to use other tow bars as well so if you let me know what you have I can see if we have an adapter for this.
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2015 Toyota Yaris with Manual Transmission
    A car-mount tow bar like the Blue Ox Adventurer # BX7322 is not vehicle specific but its fit will depend on using compatible base plates or adding adapters if the base plates are from a different manufacturer. Flat towing requires a few components in addition to the tow bar. You'll also need a lighting/wiring solution, safety cables and a supplementary braking system. Each of these items is detailed in the linked article. We offer Blue Ox base plates # BX3783 for your Yaris hatchback....
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  • tow Bar Wiring Harness to Flat Tow a 2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Behind an RV
    There are several possible tow bar wiring options for your 2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. I have included a link to the options for you. The bulb and socket kit # RM-155 is popular for Jeeps. I have included some links to videos showing example installations for you.
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  • Will the Blue Ox Acclaim Tow Bar Fit With the 22 inch Tabs on the Base Plate Kit for a 2013 Fiat 500
    The Blue Ox Acclaim, part # BX4330, that you referenced in your question will fit Blue Ox removable-tab base plates that are spaced between 23 inches - 30 inches, so they Acclaim will not work for your application. The Blue Ox Adventurer, part # BX7322, would be the appropriate tow bar that you will need to use instead. It is rated for 5,000 lbs just like the Acclaim, but it is compatible with Blue Ox base plate tabs that are spaced 16 inches - 34 inches. You will need to make sure that...
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  • Needing Flat Towing Base Plate for a 1997 Jeep Wrangler to Work With a Blue OX Adventurer Tow Bar
    I have found the base plates that will work for you. The Blue Ox Base Plate, # BX1118, are a confirmed fit on a 1997 Jeep Wrangler with the U-channel bumper. The Blue Ox base plate are custom-fit and will require no welding when installing on your Jeep. This Blue Ox base plate is also compatible with the Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar, # BX7322, that you already have for your flat towing set-up.
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    I spoke with a representative of Blue Ox who told me the Blue Ox Rangefinder tow bar BX4322 is NOT compatible with the Blue Ox Bolt-On Base Plate Bracket Kit # BX88230. Although you did not say what year your Jeep was it may have base plates available from Roadmaster and if it does and they use the XL, EZ, EZ2, or EZ4 Series brackets you can still use your Rangefinder with the Blue Ox Rangefinder II or III Tow Bar to Roadmaster Base Plates Adapters # RM-037. If you let me know what year...
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  • Base Plate Kits for 2008 Jeep Wrangler with Existing Snow Plow Brackets
    Your only option to install the required brackets for a tow bar on your Jeep Wrangler without removing the existing snow plow mounts is with the Blue Ox Bolt-On Base Plate Kit # BX88230. This universal kit allows you to essentially create your own base plates and they will simply mount to a flat, metal section on your Jeep's bumper. The issue though is that this base plate kit will only work with Blue Ox Tow Bars so it won't be compatible with the Roadmaster StowMaster Tow Bar # RM-501...
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    The first thing I recommend is to contact the dealership and make sure that the dune buggy can be flat-towed. With a custom frame and body I am not certain there are base plates or adapters available for your dune buggy. The universal base plate bracket kit we offer is part # BX88230, and it is designed to attach to a vehicle bumper. As the instructions state, most bumpers need to be modified to be able to use this system. If you find you can use the # BX88230 kit, I recommend a tow...
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  • Does Blue Ox Adventurer Have Ability to Connect to Pintle
    The Blue Ox Adventurer part # BX7322 does not have the ability to be converted to a lunette ring so you'd need to go with a different tow bar like the Blue Ox Allure part # BX7460P which has this style of attachment if this is what you'd prefer.
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  • What Base Plate Kit for 2011 Ford Fiesta to Use with Blue Ox Adventurer
    For a base plate for your 2011 Ford Fiesta that is compatible with a Blue Ox Adventurer tow bar # BX7322 you'd want the base plate kit part # BX2622. The base plate kit you mentioned would not work with a Blue Ox tow bar.
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  • 1990 Jeep Wrangler Base Plate For Blue Ox Tow Bar
    Great question. Since you have the other parts and just need the base plate you can use the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # BX1137. This will couple with your Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar - Car Mount - 2" Ball - 5,000 lbs # BX7322 with no problems.
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  • Coupler Style Tow Bar Compatibility with 2007 Chevy HHR
    For your 2007 Chevy HHR, the Roadmaster Tracker Tow Bar - 2" Ball - 5,000 lbs # RM-020 is not a fit because there is not a compatible base plate kit for your vehicle. Instead you would need to use base plate kit # BX1692 which is the only compatible option for your vehicle and then the Blue Ox Adventurer # BX7322 or the Acclaim Tow Bar # BX4330. If you want recommendations for everything else to tow your vehicle just let me know.
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    Since you have 3/4 inch thick D-Rings and you want to use The Blue Ox Adventurer Tow Bar - Car Mount - 2 inch Ball - 5,000 pounds # BX7322 we will not have an adapter that will work for you. If you purchase one of the following Tow bars below, The Blue Ox Off-Road Bumper Adapters for Blue Ox Motorhome Mounted Tow Bars - 7/8 inch D-Rings # BX88357 can be attached to your 3/4 inch D-Rings. Blue Ox Aladin Blue Ox Alpha # BX7380 Blue Ox Ascent # BX4370 Blue Ox Avail # BX7420 Blue Ox Aventa I...
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