Towing Equipment

Towing equipment allows every capable vehicle to pull any type of trailer, boat or recreational vehicle out there. To ensure a safe journey, make sure that your vehicle is equipped with the right kinds of towing equipment.

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How Towing Weight Distribution Systems Work

Most people who've driven a trailer have experienced at least a few heart-pounding moments when the trailer started to sway and they worried they might lose control of the vehicles. A weight distribution system can help.

How Trailer Roof Vents Work

Enclosed areas can get a little stale or even musty -- that trailer in your driveway is no exception. Trailer roof venting provides improved airflow when you're parked or while you're cruising down the highway.

How Transmission Coolers Work

The harder your vehicle's engine works, the hotter it gets. If you're towing, your transmission is working harder, too. What can you do to prevent it from overheating?

How Tie-down Hangers Work

Anyone who pulls a trailer knows that ratcheting straps, bungee cords and rope are necessary to properly secure any load. But how can you keep your tie-downs organized when you're not using them?

How Leaf Springs Work

If you're hauling precious cargo, your trailer's suspension better be good enough to give a well-cushioned ride. Have you checked your leaf springs?


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