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Old 02-06-2019, 09:52 PM   #1
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Tow bars recommendations

I have a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4X4 that I will be towing and was wondering about the different tow bars.

Which would you recommend out of the top 3 brands: Blue Ox, Road Master and Demco.

Other than RV dealers, where else could I get the base plate installed?
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Old 02-06-2019, 10:03 PM   #2
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We use a Roadmaster Sterling and love it. We have used it on Three different coaches and would do it again. We also use the two defender and also love having that on to keep the rock chips down. I had our system installed at Hitch pro and tow in Eugene Oregon. Great people to work with.
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we've been using Blue Ox. fantastic customer service.
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I have had both Blue Ox and Demco and both are fine quality. Two features I like about the Demco Dominator I have now are the contained safety cables and that it doesn't drop down when you disconnect. It also has a reversible mount that gives you about 4" of adjustment without having to purchase a drop hitch.
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I like the Roadmaster setup and if you were in Oregon there are a lot of shops in Junction City area.

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We use a Roadmaster Sterling and love it. We have used it on Three different coaches and would do it again. We also use the two defender and also love having that on to keep the rock chips down. I had our system installed at Hitch pro and tow in Eugene Oregon. Great people to work with.
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Looks like we have about the same set up. We also use the tow defender but I have the BlackHawk 10k tow bar, love the set up.
Keeps the rocks from hitting the windshield, 3 years no chips.
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Does anybody know of a tow bar for a VW Beetle five speed? I would think they can be towed four down because its a manual trans. I have searched and can't find one (tow bar).

At present I have a stow master 5000 on my Geo Tracker.
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I highly recommend the NSA ReadyBrute Elite towbars with lifetime warranty!
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We've had two sets of Blue Ox tow bars. The latest are extra long and have a feature that will let you disconnect them at any angle at any time....no worrying about stopping perfectly straight.
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Looks like we have about the same set up. We also use the tow defender but I have the BlackHawk 10k tow bar, love the set up.
Keeps the rocks from hitting the windshield, 3 years no chips.
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I agree, it is a great set up. I love that the cables run through it so they don't drag the ground. Also the non-binding latch that makes it so easy to detach. Great product.
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We use the Roadmaster set up. Uses the Falcon 2 towbar. I have put Roadmaster baseplates on two Saturn Vues and two Ford Edges. It can be done without requiring a dealer. Access the Roadmaster website to see the videos they have to walk you through it
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Sounds like th Demco is a pretty sweet setup. I had the Roadmaster Falcon which was a great tow bar system, however, Roadmaster uses that crossbar up at the bumper of the toad. I switched to Blue OX and I can't explain how much easier the process is. No crossbar and removal of the front bumper attachments are a simple twist and pull. So nice.
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I currently own a Blue Ox Avail and great tow bar but if I was going to buy a tow bar today I would get the Roadmaster with the cable management system for the safety cables and electric cable.
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