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Old 09-16-2006, 05:38 AM   #1
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We have never had a toad but recently purchased a 1996 GEO Tracker, 2dr softtop, 4X4. When we bought our motorhome the nice folks we bought it from threw in a AVENTA II towbar and a baseplate for a 1993 GEO Tracker, 2 dr softtop, 4X4. According to Blue Ox, the difference is tab height and weight. The '93 tabs are 13.5" and it weights 33 lbs. The '96 tabs are 14" and it weighs 26 lbs. Can anyone tell me if it can be modified to fit and how? Any comments will be greatly appreciated. Gary
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We have never had a toad but recently purchased a 1996 GEO Tracker, 2dr softtop, 4X4. When we bought our motorhome the nice folks we bought it from threw in a AVENTA II towbar and a baseplate for a 1993 GEO Tracker, 2 dr softtop, 4X4. According to Blue Ox, the difference is tab height and weight. The '93 tabs are 13.5" and it weights 33 lbs. The '96 tabs are 14" and it weighs 26 lbs. Can anyone tell me if it can be modified to fit and how? Any comments will be greatly appreciated. Gary
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Tjekkers:
Any comments will be greatly... </div></BLOCKQUOTE>Gary, You would best be served by calling 24 Hour Blue Ox Customer Support Hotline directly at 888-425-5382.

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Gary, I have a sneaking suspicion that if you crawl under your Tracker with base plate in hand, you may find that it fits just nicely but having to cut a notch in the front pan for clearance. It's certainly worth a look.

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If it does not fit, I have a blue ox base plate for a 95 Tracker. PM Me if you need one.
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Thanks to everyone who responded. I am happy to report the baseplate fit very nicely. I did have to drill two new holes and remove the towhook from the front of the Tracker. In 96 the towhooks were welded and in 95 they were bolted on. Other than that, no problem. The whole job took about an hour and saved me about $350.00. Thanks again. Gary
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