Towing

Tow with Confidence

High quality towing equipment, expertly installed, will let you tow with confidence for years to come.  We can do that. It is highly recommended that you have all towing equipment installed by professionals.

Buy Online. Or At Our Store.

Shop our Online Store, or drop by our brick-and-mortar store in Lower Sackville. Call 800-820-4459 or 902-865-4459 for more information, or Email CapsPlus

Hitches

We carry a number of brands, including Reese, Draw-Tite, Curt and Husky.  We install all classes from Class 1 to Class 5 Commercial Bolt-On.  Follow the chart below to decide which class to inquire about.  Sample models are shown.  Maximum weights are shown.  Some vehicle hitches will be less than that.  We stock  hitch accessories.

Class 1

Class 2

Class 3

Curt Class 1 Hitch

Information

  • Cars and Crossovers
  • 1.25″ Receiver
  • GTW up to 2000 lbs
  • TW up to 200 lbs
Curt Class 2 Hitch

Information

  • Cars, Crossovers, Minivans
  • 1.25″ Receiver
  • GTW up to 3500 lbs
  • TW up to 350 lbs
Curt Class 3 Hitch

Information

  • Crossovers, Vans, SUVs, Trucks
  • ” Receiver
  • GTW up to 8000 lbs
  • TW up to 800 lbs

Class 4

Class 5

Class 5 Commercial Duty—Bolt-On

Curt Class 4 Hitch

Information

  • Trucks and SUVs
  • 2″ Receiver
  • GTW up to 10,000 lbs
  • TW up to 1000 lbs
Curt Class 5 Hitch

Information

  • Trucks and SUVs
  • 2.5″ Receiver
  • GTW up to 16,000 lbs
  • TW up to 2400 lbs
Curt Class 5 Commercial Duty Hitch

Information

  • Dually and Chassis Cab Trucks
  • 2.5″ Receiver
  • GTW up to 18,000/20,000 lbs
  • TW up to 2700 lbs

Hitch Accessories

Hitch accessories include

  • Pin and Clip to hold ball mount.  Standard, Clevis, and Locking.
  • Stabilizing Pins.  Anti-rattle Devices
  • Hitch Locks.  Receiver Locks
  • Tube Covers
  • Adapters and Extensions
  • FMR Accessories. Steps, Winch Holders, Tire Carrier
  • Bike Carriers

Front Mount Hitch

Draw-Tite Front Mount Receiver Hitch

Information

| Line Pull 9,000 lbs | Vertical load 500 lbs | Typically 2″ square receiver | Frame Attachment |

Weight Distributing Hitches

Weight distributing hitches are adaptations to regular hitches.  They couple the vehicle and trailer chassis to distribute the load and lessen the up-down effects of the hitch being a pivot point.   Some also include anti-sway components to dampen any fishtail effects of the vehicle-trailer combination.

Round or Square Bar

Sway Control

Reese Round Bar Weight Distributing Hitch

Information

  • Evenly distributes weight across the vehicle and trailer
  • Spring arms dampen up/down motion at the hitch pivot point
  • Allows normal left/right pivot at the hitch to allow normal driving
  • May require bottom mount coupler on the trailer
FastWay e2 WD with Sway Control Hitch

Information

  • Works the same as regular weight distribution hitch for load distribution and dampening up/down motion at the hitch ball pivot point.
  • Adds dampening of left/right motion at the hitch pivot point to lessen fishtail effect and give better handling and control in windy situations.

5th Wheel Hitches

We carry a number of brands, including Reese, Draw-Tite, Curt and Husky.  There are two basic types—Fixed and Sliders.  All of them tilt front-to-back.  Some also tilt side-to-side.  Higher end units may have shocks and/or air bags for a smoother ride.

Some units have mounting bars above the deck, while others do not resulting in a clean deck when the hitch is removed.  Accessories and installation kits may be extra cost.

Fixed

Sliders

Reese 20K 5th Wheel Hitch

Information

  • 12,000 – 25,000 lbs
  • Available in OEM Mounts
Reese 20K Ram OEM Underrails 5th Wheel Hitch
Pullrite 20K SuperGlide 5th Wheel Hitch

Information

  • 15,000 – 26,000 lbs
  • Manual Sliders
  • Automatic Sliders
  • Round Tube Sliders
  • Square Tube Sliders
Husky 16K Silver Series Slider 5th Wheel Hitch

Goose Neck Hitches

Goose neck hitches come in three basic types—Above Bed, Fold Down, and Under Bed installation.  Goose Neck hitches are typically 25-30,000 lbs.

Above Bed

Fold Down

Under Bed

Reese The Goose 25K Above-Bed Gooseneck Hitch

Information

  • Typically attaches to 5th wheel hitch rails.  Rails are not included.
  • After initial installation, the mechanism is easy to install and remove
  • Typically includes attaching pins and clips
Draw-Tite 25K Fold Down Gooseneck Hitch

Information

  • Quickly Raise/Lower (or Remove) the Ball
  • Quickly convert to flat deck
  • Typically requires installation rail kit
  • Typically includes safety chain attachment points
B&W 25K Below Deck Gooseneck Hitch

Information

  • Ball removes or flips down quickly
  • Convert from hitch to flat bed quickly
  • Use different size balls
  • Typically attaches to existing frame holes
  • Typically requires one small hole in the bed.

Tow Flat (Dinghy Towing)

We carry BlueOx to flat car towing systems.  It consists of a baseplate unique to, and mounted on, the vehicle being towed, and a DawBar that attaches to the baseplate and connects to the hitch reciever on the tow vehicle.  We install and setup the system.

Blue Ox Tow Bars

Blue Ox Base Plates

Brake Controllers and Accessories

Blue OX Drawbar

Information

  • Tow Bar Models from 5ooo to 20,000 lb Towed Vehicle
Blue OX Baseplate Detachable Arms

Information

  • Base Plates are custom fit to the vehicle
  • Base Plates with or without removable pins (removable shown)
Blue OX Patriot II Brake Controller

Information

  • All electric
  • Faster response braking time
  • Works on all vehicles, including hybrids
  • Super capacitor lifetime battery
  • In-coach controller with extended RF range
  • Lightweight
  • Break-away included

Brake Control

Brake controllers connect your vehicle brakes to your trailer brakes.  Applying the brakes in your vehicle applies the brakes on your trailer.  Brands include Reese, B&W, amd Tekonsha.

Timed Controllers

Proportional Controllers

Tekonsha Timed Brake Controller
Tekonsha Timed Brake Controller 2

Information

  • Can be mounted in any position
  • Braking power applied to the trailer brakes is time delayed after applyng vehicle brakes
  • The amount of trailer braking force is fixed, regardless of applied brake pressure
  • The time delay and amount of braking pressure is typically adjustable on the unit
  • Tow vehicle takes most of braking load
  • Not recommended for heavy trailers and steep hills
Tekonsha Proportional Brake Controller
Tekonsha Proportional Brake Controller Kit

Information

  • User a sensor to determine rate of deceleration in tow vehicle
  • Apply proportional braking force to towed vehicle to ensure smooth deceleration and stopping of towed vehicle
  • Smooth braking
  • Even braking between tow and towed vehicle
  • Best on all road conditions
  • Less brake wear over time

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