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etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms

Item # e98948
Our Price: $402.23
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Get a clean, factory look for your car when it's not being towed by using these invisible base plates. Tabs remain on tow bar arms and easily secure to base plate receivers with a quick turn. Simple, bolt-on installation with included hardware. 1-800-940-8924 to order etrailer base plates part number e98948 or order online at Free expert support on all etrailer products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms. Base Plates reviews from real customers.
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etrailer Base Plates - e98948

  • Removable Drawbars
  • etrailer
  • Twist Lock Attachment

Get a clean, factory look for your car when it's not being towed by using these invisible base plates. Tabs remain on tow bar arms and easily secure to base plate receivers with a quick turn. Simple, bolt-on installation with included hardware.


  • Custom-fit base plates provide attachment points for your tow bar
  • Invisible design creates seamless, clean look
    • No obtrusive crossbar or protruding brackets
    • Covers keep dirt and debris out of base plate receivers when you're not towing
  • Included tabs connect directly to your tow bar arms
    • Just insert the tab into the base plate and secure with the included safety pin
    • No need to remove, and possibly misplace, drawbar arms
  • Sturdy, dependable design
    • Spreads towing force evenly to minimize weight placed on suspension
    • Constructed of durable steel
  • Simple installation - no welding required
    • Bolts securely to your vehicle's chassis
  • Electrical bracket lets you easily mount a round electrical connector plug
  • Instructions and necessary hardware included
  • Compatible with all etrailer tow bars
    • Adaptable for use with Blue Ox, Demco, and Roadmaster tow bars (adapters sold separately)
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at
  • Made in the USA


  • Distance between brackets: 19-1/2"
  • Bracket height: 18"
  • 1-Year limited warranty

Simple, Invisible Design

Setting up these invisible base plates for use with your etrailer tow bar is fast and easy. They easily bolt onto the ends of your tow bar. And because the tabs remain on your tow bar at all times instead of protruding from your vehicle , your car maintains a clean look when it's not being towed.

Easy Hookup and Disconnect

Demco Base Plate Tabless Hookup

Using the etrailer invisible base plates to attach and remove your tow bar couldn't be easier. With the base plate tabs attached to your tow bar arms, simply insert the tabs into the receivers on your vehicle and twist to lock them in place. Insert the included pull pins to add an extra layer of security, ensuring the tabs stay put. To remove each arm, simply tug the pull pin to disengage the lock, twist the tow bar arm, and pull the tab out of the bracket.

Receiver Covers

Keep dirt and debris out of the base plate receivers with the included covers. These high-density polyethylene covers easily snap into place over each pull point when your tow bar is not attached. Limiting internal corrosion makes it easier to slide the tabs in and out and helps to prevent seizing so that the tabs don't get stuck.

Tow Bar Adapters

If you have a tow bar from a different manufacturer, an adapter may be available. etrailer offers adapters for use with other tow bars so that you don't have to go through the added hassle and expense of replacing your tow bar when outfitting your new towed car with base plates.

Type of Tow Bar Adapter
Roadmaster Tracker, Falcon 2, Falcon All Terrain, Blackhawk, Blackhawk All Terrain, Sterling tow bars with serial numbers up to 14,500 e98983
Roadmaster Nighthawk, Sterling All Terrain, Sterling tow bars with serial numbers 14,501 e98984
Roadmaster Eagle, Eagle 8000 e98979
Roadmaster Falcon 5250 e98981
Blue Ox No adapter needed
Demco Kwik-Tow No adapter needed
Curt Rambler No adapter needed

etrailer Technical Support

At etrailer, we're committed to the products we sell, and to our customers. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are available via both phone and email to address your questions and concerns for the lifetime of your base plates. The technicians at etrailer perform flat tow installations on a daily basis, making them a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers. The one-on-one, personal service you'll receive comes straight from an expert in the towing and automotive field. We've installed it, we've wired it and we've towed with it, so whatever your question, we can answer it.

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etrailer Invisible Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms - e98948

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (301 Customer Reviews)

Get a clean, factory look for your car when it's not being towed by using these invisible base plates. Tabs remain on tow bar arms and easily secure to base plate receivers with a quick turn. Simple, bolt-on installation with included hardware.

2022 Jeep Wrangler

The finished product looks great, it took a lot longer to install than the video but I am happy with the result. The instructions for cutting the holes didn't work well and I had to increase the holes and move them over as they didn't fully line up. I also had to make a relief cut to help the part that the bracket hit. Also make sure you put on the metal plate that holds the plastic shield on prior to putting the bumper on and tightening the tow bar down. Aligning the holes is "fun".... after 4 times taking the bumper off it all worked. Getting the plastic rivets on the underside back on requires the use of many "Special" words.... But it looks great after, and I am looking forward to using it.

2023 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Nice solidly built baseplate. Installation went very easy, took a couple hours. No modifications, other than cutting the plastic air dam. Highly recommend watching the etrailer installation video that with the instructions hard to follow.


Easy to install and looks good. Very functional and easy to use. It is a welcome transition from using a tow dolly.


I just got delivery on 8/21 and I finished installation 0n 8/22. Delivery of the base plate was way late and I had to change plans because of UPS. etrailer was very good about the problem and did all they could to rectify the problems that I had with the UPS delivery.
The base plate fit perfectly and was fairly easy to install. The instruction sheet could be better but the videos available explained a lot that the instructions did not.


Had looked at other ones So glad we went through E trailer Much easier to install. My advice would be don't follow the temp plates in the directions. Your better off measuring it yourself.


Works great. Easy install, did it myself in the driveway with detailed instructions supplied.


Instructions not good. I am able to do anything!! But not with these insturctions. Will fininsh tomorrow maybe. Ask again then.


This base plate went on without any modifications. Very pleased with the outcome.


Everything about this transaction has been excellent. Package was very well executed. Base plate looks amazing and very well built. Thanks Justin for your assistance.


Pretty easy install will see how it works this weekend


I tell people all the time on Facebook how awesome etrailer is, your go to place looking for base plates, trailer items wiring you name it and they came through again and this time in a very timely manner, my second base plate to be installed on my new to me Jeep thank you etrailer


Best products. Best customer service. Best prices.


Nice product
Good instructions
great when installed


Easy install. Works great.


Something very important to me is communication. etrailer hands down is the best company I've ever delt with that communicates with their customers during the entire process. I continue to use them over numerous other companies due to this, their fast shipping, and resources (e.g. how to install, customers pictures, etc.). etrailer is my first choice for anything relating to RV's, trailers, etc.


I did self-installation and when completed it works perfectly.

Pontiac Trans Sport Van

Even though the box was damaged in transport, all parts were there and none were damaged due to the good packing that was done!


Looks great after installed professionally about six months ago. Jeep was delivered late so I actually had the base plate prior to owning this vehicle.

2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Great base plate, well made, easy to in stall.

2023 Jeep Gladiator

Great product at a great price....


Baseplate was great all the parts were there, the fit was good and the installation was time consuming but the template to cut the plastic skid plate were nowhere near accurate, had to remove and reinstall several times to get it right.

2023 Jeep Gladiator

very nice heavy duty fast shipper


Super product that has performed well towing my 2020 Jeep Sahara. High quality with everything I needed included. The etrailer videos were super helpful before and after the purchase for easy setup. CHEERS!



Terrific, the product has held up perfectly

2019 Jeep Wrangler

Does exactly what the name says. Invisible (or less visible) than other base plate. Much better finish.


Very easy installation on my jeep. All fastener points lined up perfectly.

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