06-11 CHEVROLET HHR |Blue Ox Baseplate

06-11 CHEVROLET HHR |Blue Ox Baseplate

Item # BX1692

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Blue Ox reliability and performance with the ability to remove the visible portion of the Base Plate when you're not towing the vehicle. So hidden you have to know what you are looking for to see it. Towed car to road car in seconds.

Blue Ox tow bar base plates:
  • Designed specifically for your vehicle for maximum performance and ease of installation.
  • Includes installation instructions and installation hardware.
  • Install it yourself and save, or have your local auto shop, body shop, or RV shop install it for you.
  • Includes removable baseplate tabs that when removed, make the mounts virtually invisible.
  • Designed to work with virtually any tow bar.
  • Base plates uniquely manufactured for unparalleled strength
  • Blue Ox base plates are designed to use existing attachment points on the vehicle undercarriage.
  • No welding required to install these base plates!
  • In most cases Blue Ox base plates attach through the grille. This means no dragging or scraping on the ground!
  • All Blue Ox baseplates come with a 3 year warranty!
  • Made in USA!
Removable Base Plates

About Blue Ox Tow Bar Baseplates:
  • Every Blue OX base plate is designed with your safety in mind. Each towbar base plate is then "real-world" tested to validate their safety and durability.
  • Blue Ox tow bar base plates are custom made for specific vehicles to ensure easy installation and the best possible fit.
  • Every towbar base plate is powder coated by baking particles of pigment onto the metal surface. This creates a glossy, uniform, and durable finish that will protect your tow bar base plate for years to come.
  • Blue Ox is always working to provide the best quality products with easy to use design They currently offer towbar brackets for over 2000 vehicle models.
Note: Before installing a tow bar base plate, make sure your vehicle is capable of being towed. Verify that your towbar is rated for more than the weight of your vehicle. Always use hardware supplied in the hardware kit or existing hardware specified in the installation instructions. See the owners manual or contact your dealership.

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Manufacturer: Blue Ox

7 reviews

Edwin Plaisted 05/25/2015


Richard Borys 04/22/2015

The bumper removal can be tricky(finding the snaps)and the handle nuts are a learning curve but the base plate fit like a glove and is neat and tidy. Doable by any DIY with some tool experience.

Joel Crawford 04/12/2012

Quality made. Decent instructions but not highly detailed for the amature (one time) installer. YouTube video was immensely helpful. I am an amature with above average mechanical ability and had the needed tools in my garage. I did buy a plastic rivet lifting tool for the body panel removal to avoid rivet breakage. The body front facia snaps in place at some points(seams)and was very difficult to remove. Use your fingers not tools. Go slow here and make sure the plastic is not cold or you may break off some of the tabs. Soaking in direct sunlight would be great but avoid too much localized heat like light bulbs or hair dryers whch will damage plastic or paint. I enjoyed the challenge and DYI satisfaction.

George Renek 01/05/2012

Very happy with the service. Needed some information before ordering. This was given with no rush or pushing. Prices were good and shipping was the same day.

William Carleton 11/16/2011

Service great and total job took about 8 hours. Follow the instructions as explained to make the job easy.

Robert McConnell 02/05/2011

Order came as promised. Temp's here have been below 0 so have not installed the base plate yet. Thanks...

Charles Kemp 06/25/2010

Don't forget to hook up the marker lights before final assembly.

This product fits the following vehicles:

Installation Time: 3 Hours
--Baseplate tab width: 22"
--Baseplate tab height: 11"
--Recommended wiring: Bulb and Socket Kit" or LED Wiring Kit (Clear)" or LED Wiring Kit (Red)"
--Bumper fascia must be removed and replaced during installation.
--Requires some trimming of bumper (fascia, plastic, and/or grill).
--Requires some drilling (not major).
--Use only with motorhome mount tow bars or the BX8833 or BX88151 adapters. Removable tabs with only one hole will not attach to car mount tow bars or other adapters. The Acclaim may only be used with removable tab baseplates that have 22" or greater spaced tabs. The Adventurer may be used with baseplates having 24"-40" spaced removable tabs. The Ambassador may only be used with 24" spaced removable tabs.

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Installation Instructions

Get everything you need to tow your vehicle behind your RV and save an additional 5% on the package! We have hand selected some of the top components for a complete towing kit below. If you have any questions, need help choosing, or just want to talk to an expert before buying, give us a call at (866) 305-8309. We offer the same great prices and discounts for phone orders.

Step 1: Choose Your Baseplate

This baseplate is designed specifically for your vehicle and includes all installation hardware and instructions.

Step 2: Choose Your Tow Bar

Choose the tow bar that fits your needs and your budget. Safety cables are always included in our Blue Ox tow bar packages at no additional cost. To ensure safe towing, verify that the weight of your vehicle is under the maximum rating of the tow bar you select.

Step 3: Choose Your Accessories

Your accessory kit includes the taillight wiring, electrical cable, and other components like tow bar covers, locks, electrical cables, etc. All kits come with the 7-way RV connector to 6-way round cable that is standard to most RV plugs. If your RV does not have the 7-pin RV blade style connector, contact us and we can substitute a different cable.

Step 4: Choose Your Braking System

Most state's laws require vehicle braking systems for vehicles over 3,000lbs. Below we offer our most popular models depending on your application. Feel free to call us if you have questions.

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