Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-12-2015, 04:06 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Hampton Roads, VA
Posts: 374
Blue Ox Autostop

Does anyone use a Blue Ox Autostop for towing a toad? I am trying to setup to tow a 4300lb truck behind my Georgetown and the truck already has Blue Ox baseplate and tow bar.
The Autostop is the most economical brake system I can find and, as a former engineer, I cannot justify the cost of the other available systems.

John & Susan, Olivia the dachshund
2011 Georgetown 337DS
2003 Dodge Dakota
Hampton Roads VA
2016 174 Days camping, 2017 66 days 2018 16 days
mogman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2015, 10:46 AM   #2
7 Year Class A RV'er
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Winter Park, FL
Posts: 1,062
I know it doesn't really address your question, but I tow a 4,200# Jeep using a Blue Ox tow bar and base plate. I use the Roadmaster Invisibrake and love it. Permanently installs under the driver's seat, completely out of view. Works great and you never know it's there. Also, it's about $100 cheaper than the "sit it in the floor" types that you have to find a place to store when they're not in use. Don't know much about Autostop, but I'm a bit put back by a mechanical device trying to do this job rather than an electrical device. Just another engineer's opinion.

2015 Legacy SR340 360RB
2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Toad

Gigi, Poppy and Sadie Lady...On the road, but not full time!
conceptumator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2015, 11:22 AM   #3
Senior Member
LittlePM's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: In the Heart of Dixie
Posts: 1,830
We also use the invisibrake, I like that fact that we don't have to do anything with it or find some place to store it, just plug it in at the front of the car and go.
Pennie and Chuck, Mandi and Polly (the little dogs)
Your Hosts for BamaGanza 2018
2014 Georgetown XL378, 2013 Honda CR-V AWD Toad
Days Camped 2014 - 83, 2015 - 56, 2016 - 58, 2017 - 86

The Home of the FREE because of the BRAVE
LittlePM is offline   Reply With Quote

blue ox

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:54 AM.