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Wiring And Flat-Towing Recommendations For 1993 Geo Tracker Behind Motorhome

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Hello If I have wired my Tracker to tow a utility trailer can I plug into that system using an adapter to plug into the motorhome and use that to power the lighting system on the Tracker? male plug on the end into the motorhome/male end to plug into the female end on the Tracker 1993 Geo Tracker

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It sounds like you are planning on flat-towing your 1993 Geo Tracker behind your motor home. When flat-towing any vehicle there are 5 things that are needed. Base Plates for the towed vehicle, a tow bar, safety cables, wiring for lighting, and most states now require a supplemental brake system.

If you have wired your 1993 Geo Tracker to tow a utility trailer, the Tracker should have a female connector the trailer will plug into. It does not receive a signal from the trailer or any other source. It does exactly the opposite. It sends a signal to the trailer.

In order to be able to receive a signal from the motor home to your Tracker I recommend part # RM-154. This includes the 4-way connector to hook up to your motorhome. This system prevents electrical feedback to protect the electrical system on your vehicle.

If flat-towing is what you have in mind I recommend the Roadmaster Base Plates, part # 118-3. These have removable drawbars so the rest of the system is not visible when you are not towing.

The tow bar I recommend is the Roadmaster Tracker Tow Bar, part # RM-020. For safety cables I recommend part # RM-643.

The lighting is mentioned above and for a supplemental brake system I recommend the Stay-IN-Play DUO part # SM99251.

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