Towbar hookup

towbar hookup

How do you hook up a tow bar to an RV?

The easiest place to hook up a tow bar is on a level surface. Park your RV in the most level location available, leaving plenty of space behind the RV for your dinghy vehicle to pull up behind it. When you drive your toad to line it up behind your RV, be sure to situate the car as straight as possible behind the RV.

How do I choose a tow bar design?

When choosing a tow bar design, youll be looking for either a motorhome-mounted tow bar or a car-mounted tow bar. The motorhome-mounted bar will be inserted into the receiving end of the motorhome hitch receiver. These are preferred, because you wont need to detach them from the front of your towed vehicle.

How can I prevent my tow bar from binding?

You can also choose to use a non-binding tow bar like our Nighthawk, which comes with Roadmaster’s “Freedom Latches” (and rows of LED lights for added safety and visibility!) that prevent binding under virtually any condition. With this type of tow bar, you’re unlikely to encounter tow bar binding.

How do I order a tow bar for my Nighthawk?

Call Roadmaster at (800) 669-9690 to order your Nighthawk tow bar factory direct and tell them you want “The RVgeeks Package”. Youll receive a FREE Tow Bar Cover & Hitch Receiver Lock to keep your new Nighthawk secure and looking great.

How do you attach a tow bar to an RV hitch?

Insert the tow bar shank into the receiver on your RV hitch. Then, secure it with a pin and clip. Some tow bars come with two or more pin holes in the shank, allowing for extra clearance if needed. Using the tow bar in the shortest position possible is recommended.

How do you tow a dinghy with an RV?

A tow bar connects from the front of the dinghy vehicle to the back of the RV. The RV pulls the dinghy, and the tow bar pivots, allowing for smooth towing. The dinghy vehicle must be equipped with base plates or brackets on the front end, and the RV must have an RV hitch.

How does a tow bar work?

A tow bar is a device that connects a vehicle to an RV for flat towing. It uses a shank, pivoting arms and attachment tabs to couple the two vehicles together.

Can You tow a car behind an RV?

This is why many Class A RV owners choose to tow a smaller vehicle (often referred to as a “dinghy” or a “towed car” or just a “toad”) behind their RV. If you want to flat-tow a car when you travel, you’ll need an RV tow bar.

What is a Nighthawk tow bar?

Its the first tow bar designed for Roadmasters direct-connect baseplates, which incorporate the strength of the crossbar into the design so no crossbar is required. Nighthawk is the next generation tow bar created and crafted from raw steel and aluminum into the finest tow bar on the planet.

What is the Roadmaster Nighthawk?

Its the first tow bar designed for Roadmasters direct-connect baseplates, which incorporate the strength of the crossbar into the design so no crossbar is required. Nighthawk is the next generation tow bar created and crafted from raw steel and aluminum into the finest tow bar on the planet. Exclusive design features:

What is Nighthawk?

Nighthawk... a truly non-binding tow bar made from beautifully-styled aluminum and featuring embedded LED lights along each arm that illuminate with the RVs lights for increased safety. What was once the darkest portion of your towing system is now easily visible to other drivers, and also visible when it comes time to disconnect.

What is the easiest tow bar to disconnect?

• Non-binding Freedom Latch — easiest tow bar in the industry to use and disconnect. • Longest tow bar arms ever produced for superior towing and stability, while providing the largest hook-up radius in the industry.

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