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Trailer Towing Equipment, Systems, and Tow Accessories

Whether your towing needs are light or heavy-duty, we have what you need to get your load there safely and securely. Let us help you outfit for your journey down the road with brands like Reese and Valley. We have you covered for all your towing needs.  If you're new to the world of towing, here's a guide, from light duty to heavy duty, which should get you started.

Heavy

Trailer towing is never a light job, but the lighter, easier to pull trailers on the market are hitched at the rear.  The tow equipment here starts with a hitch, which is centered under the bumper.  Into this plugs a hitch ball mount, a strong, weather-protected length of metal.  And to finish off the towing equipment chain, a hitch ball, which screws into the hitch ball mount and holds the trailer in place.  A clever add-on is the weight distributing hitch, which uses simple physics to further balance the weight between all axles of the tow vehicle and trailer.

Heavier

Next up is the gooseneck hitch, which sits in the middle of the truck bed.  Gooseneck trailers are designed to carry heavier loads and make contact with the truck right over the rear axle for more pulling power.  Modern gooseneck towing accessories are carefully designed not to get in the way.  Several can be removed entirely with little effort, and several even fold away neatly into compartments in the bed, which you can then be free to use at any time.

Heaviest

You've probably seen a semi-tractor without a trailer.  The massive, slotted, greasy plate on the back is known as a fifth wheel.  A fifth wheel is the heaviest towing system on the road, designed to haul huge containers thousands of miles.  Many large RVs and other trailers use fifth wheel towing systems, which means you may need one for your truck.  Like a gooseneck hitch, it sits in the bed, but generally uses a base rail system for stabilization.  Some newer models bolt onto the truck frame beneath the bed, offering the maximum hold for the maximum trailer type.

The ocean of trailer tow accessories can be difficult to navigate, depending on your vehicle, your trailer, and the loads you're planning to pull.  But our staff have oft sailed these waters, and will be happy to guide you through, so give us a call with any questions.

Trailer Hitches & Parts
Trailer Hitches & Parts

Get your vehicle hitched and ready with these quality hitches and parts

Weight Distributing Hitch & Parts
Weight Distributing Hitch & Parts

Share the weight between all your axles

Fifth Wheel Hitches & Parts
Fifth Wheel Hitches & Parts

Everything you need for your fifth wheel trailer

 
Gooseneck Hitches & Parts
Gooseneck Hitches & Parts

Hitches and parts for your gooseneck trailer

Trailer Brake Controls & Brake Away Components
Trailer Brake Controls & Brake Away Components

Get precise control over your trailer's brakes

Towing Mirrors
Towing Mirrors

Extend your visibility when towing

 
Hooks & Tie Downs
Hooks & Tie Downs

Truck bed and trailer tie-down points

Blind Spot Mirrors
Blind Spot Mirrors

See where you can't see with a blind spot mirror

Back Up Alarms
Back Up Alarms

Prevent bumps and scrapes

 
Back Up Driving Lamp Sets
Back Up Driving Lamp Sets

Maximize visibility when you're backing up

Hitch Plugs
Hitch Plugs

Why leave your hitch receiver bare?

Trailer Wiring
Trailer Wiring

Make sure your trailer's systems are connected