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Base Plate Kit for a 2012 Chevy Avalanche and Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar

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currently own an blue ox alpha tow bar for my 2017 BUICK eNCLAVE WHT BASE PLATE FOR MY 2012 cHEVY aVALANCHE 4 X 4 WITH nUETRAL IN tRANSFER CASE

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Since you already have a Blue Ox Alpha Tow Bar # BX7380 for towing your 2017 Buick Enclave you just need the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit # BX1676 for your 2012 Chevy Avalanche. I checked the online version of the owner's manual for your Avalanche and it did state that you can only tow your vehicle is it have the two speed automatic transfer case.

Please note that you will also need vehicle tow bar wiring, a supplemental braking system, and possibly a high-low adapter to complete your towing setup. If you do not have all of these components then I recommend the Flexo-Coil Wiring Kit # RM-15267 because of how easy it is to set up after the initial install and an SMI braking system because they are also easy to set up and they install out of the way so that you don't realize they are there while driving normally with your Avalanche. If your motorhome has hydraulic brakes you will use the Stay-IN-Play DUO # SM99251 but if it has air brakes you would need the Air Force One # SM99243.

For the braking system we may also have a second vehicle kit that allows you to switch it between both vehicles. If you let me know what you are currently using for your Enclave I can make a recommendation for you.

Attached are some review videos for you to check out.

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