Roadmaster XL Tow Bar Brackets | Mazda Pick-up B-series, Ford Ranger Pick-up

Roadmaster XL Tow Bar Brackets | Mazda Pick-up B-series, Ford Ranger Pick-up

Item # 483-1

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This genuine Roadmaster XL Series bracket is designed for solid towing performance with the ability to remove the visible portion of the bracket in seconds when you're not towing the vehicle. Simply remove the two hitch pins and remove the bracket to convert your car from towing to driving mode.

Roadmaster XL Series Tow Bar Brackets:
  • The tow bar brackets are virtually invisible when the removable bracket arms are removed.
  • Designed to work with both car and motor home mounted tow bars.
  • Brackets are computer cut using all steel construction for extreme strength
  • Easy to install - Roadmaster brackets attach to existing attachment points on the vehicle undercarriage.
  • No welding required to install these brackets!
  • Most Roadmaster XL brackets attach through the grille. This means no curb scraping!
Product Specifications
Manufacturer: Roadmaster
Model: XL Series Tow Bar Bracket
Part Number: 483-1

This towbar bracket is designed to fit the following vehicles:

1998-2008 Mazda Pick-up B-series
Installation Time:
Installation Notes:
--Fits 2wd & 4wd.
--Trimming of spoiler, air dam, grill or plastic fascia may be required on some models of this vehicle.

1998-2006 Ford Ranger Pick-up
Installation Time:
Installation Notes:
--Fits 2wd, 4wd, XL & XLT. No STX or Rockguard.
--Trimming of spoiler, air dam, grill or plastic fascia may be required on some models of this vehicle.

Bracket Installation Instructions
Roadmaster tow bar bracket installation instructions

About Roadmaster Tow Bar Brackets:
  • Every Roadmaster tow bar bracket is designed using "Finite Element Analysis". This design method uses powerful computers to simulate the stresses applied to the tow bar brackets and helps optimize the design to provide the best safety margin and performance. Each towbar bracket is also "real-world" tested to validate their safety and durability.
  • Roadmaster tow bar brackets are custom made for specific vehicles to ensure easy installation and the best possible fit.
  • Every towbar bracket 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 bracket for years to come.
  • Roadmaster is the fastest tow bar company at releasing brackets for new vehicles. They currently offer towbar brackets for over 2000 vehicle models.
Note: Before installing a tow bar bracket, make sure your vehicle is capable of being towed. See the owner's manual or contact your dealership.

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Manufacturer: Roadmaster

2 reviews

Darrell Clute 12/26/2017

Fast shipping they came the next day. The tow bar brackets were well built I had to do some drilling of the frame. Two of the bolts were missing, but there were two extra parts in the kit. Altogether it went very well and the truck is ready to go.

Brad Slaughter 04/08/2014

Worked great and was an easy home install on my 2001 Ford Ranger XL. Initially looking at the HUGE baseplates, They do not look like the ones in the picture on this page. I was uncertain that they would be an easy fit. But, as usual, Roadmaster has done a great engineering job and they fit fine. This is my 5th install of different baseplates on my personal vehicles over the years.
I would, however, recommend that you remove the lower plastic fascia for the install of the plates. Makes it a LOT easier to see what you are doing. After the baseplates were installed, it was easy to partially reinstall the fascia and make a hole on each side (one at a time) and carve them out patiently so they are as small as possible when you are

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