What is a towing hitch?

Answer A towing hitch is a device attached to the back of a vehicle that allows it to tow trailers and other devices that attach via a receiver. A hitch can be installed at the factory or welded on later.... Read More »

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What is a class 2 towing hitch?

A Class 2 towing hitch is a medium-duty hitch used on a wide range of cars, pickup trucks and vans. A Class 2 hitch can tow a trailer with 3,500 pounds gross trailer weight and a tongue weight of u... Read More »

What size ball hitch is considered Class 2 for towing?

The typical minimum ball size for Class II towing hitches is 1 7/8 inches in diameter. Class II trailer hitches must be manufactured and installed to be capable of towing up to 3,500 pounds gross t... Read More »

Would this hitch work for triple towing?

How much does he value his boat? I wouldn't trust pulling more than 250 lbs total weight only relying on 4 at most 3/8' bolts around a stamped steel bumper. THe bumper will eventually twist where ... Read More »

How high should my trailer hitch be from the ground when towing?

The usual trailer hitch height is 15 to 18 inches. This measurement is from the bottom of the trailer ball to the ground or road. The trailer should be approximately level when hitched to the towin... Read More »