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Old 04-02-2015, 10:57 AM   #1
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Blue Ox Base Plate Wiring

Have a Blue Ox base plate which I have used for three years with no problems. When installed, the dealer used a flat four connector wire socket to connect the light wire. It can often be a real challenge to connect. Want to convert to a round four wire connector. There are two mounting pins projecting off the front of the base plate to use for attaching a wiring socket. Has anyone found a socket that fits the mounting pins? If not, does anyone have a suggestion on how to mount a round receiver to the base plate?
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Have a Blue Ox base plate which I have used for three years with no problems. When installed, the dealer used a flat four connector wire socket to connect the light wire. It can often be a real challenge to connect. Want to convert to a round four wire connector. There are two mounting pins projecting off the front of the base plate to use for attaching a wiring socket. Has anyone found a socket that fits the mounting pins? If not, does anyone have a suggestion on how to mount a round receiver to the base plate?
I appreciate the advice.
This six pin socket is very common at any hitch shop, Amazon etc. the pins on the base plate are made for this.

http://www.amazon.com/Tow-Ready-1180...+pin+connector
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You can get a 4 or 6 pin round connector. Either should mount to the pins.


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Thank You

Thanks. I have one ordered from etrailer which should arrive Monday. Seems obvious, but the etrailer phone support person didn't seem to have an understanding of the issue. Think I'll let them know.
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Thanks. I have one ordered from etrailer which should arrive Monday. Seems obvious, but the etrailer phone support person didn't seem to have an understanding of the issue. Think I'll let them know.

For future reference, I have dealt with this company a few times and found their prices fair and knowledgable staff.

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