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Old 03-15-2021, 10:15 AM   #1
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Most discrete TOAD hookup photos

I have not found a thread on this topic so I thought I would start one, post your discrete / hidden hookup TOAD setup photos here. My hope is this will inspire others on how things can be done, not the typical RV butcher shop approach of installing base plates, 6 pin connectors and brake away switches in the quickest and easiest fashion with wires visible, and junk bolted onto the bumper cover.


To get things started off here is a picture of our 2017 Jeep Cherokee Overland edition, with base plate, 6 pin connector and brake away switch.


First photo is of it in stealth mode, second photo is mostly setup for towing, just without the tow pins in their sockets.


p.s. can you spot the brake away switch?
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Old 03-15-2021, 08:00 PM   #2
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Not quite as descreat, but work just fine. 2010 Ranger, pulled between 40 and 50,000 km.
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Old 03-15-2021, 08:26 PM   #4
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I use some 2" (2"?) vinyl caps to cover the baseplate tab holes (Blue Ox style) for some extra stealth.

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Wiring and brake hose all under the hood. Looking straight down you canít see the mount.
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I like the flip up holder, I thought about doing that for my decorative front plate, but just could not justify the $20+ cost vs removing and replacing 2 screws.
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Old 03-16-2021, 08:41 PM   #10
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Y'all demonstrate greater pride in your buggys than I do ... I'm not ashamed / embarrassed by my toads Natural appearance.
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Very well done! The effort made to make these look clean worked. A little imagination goes a long way.
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Old 03-21-2021, 10:37 AM   #12
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Old 03-24-2021, 06:44 PM   #13
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Then on the other side of the 'oh your toads are sooooo clean looking' coin, here is mine. It gets me from point A to point B even in the snow and ice.
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