TowShop has been supplying discount priced RV, tow vehicle, utility and camping trailer parts for over 30 years.

From Eaz Lift weight distributing equalizer and Torklift receiver hitches to truck camper jacks and frame mounted truck camper tie downs our prices are hard to beat. If you want to do some maintenance on your motorcycle, cargo, horse or boat trailer we can help. BW Turnover Ball gooseneck and Companion 5th wheel hitches, Atwood, Fulton, Bulldog manual or electric trailer tongue jacks, Draw-Tite receivers, Tekonsha and Hayes Lemmerz electric brake controls are just a few of the great products available. Want to add a towing related accessory to your tow rig such as a Firestone Ride-Rite air helper spring or onboard air compressor kit? Our sales change regularly on selected items so check back often.

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Torklift frame mounted truck camper tie downs are available to fit most domestic pickups as well as many Toyota and Nissan models.Our spring sale on these tie downs is now in effect.

For a limited time we are offering FREE SHIPPING on all TorkLift frame mounted tie downs, SuperHitch receivers and SuperTruss hitch extensions.
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Take a look at what's available for your vehicle.

For a limited time we are running a SPECIAL factory authorized Torklift tie down sale.

Purchase both front and rear frame mounts for the same vehicle and receive 5% off at checkout.

See any of our tie down categories or contact us for details.

Weight distribution is your friend! If you tow a trailer with a total loaded weight of more than 3000Lb. you should read on.

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Weight Distribution Trailer Hitches

The hitch weight capacity rating of your truck only tells part of the story. Many times the tow vehicle can be "overloaded" even if your trailer hitch weight does not exceed the rating stated by the tow vehicle manufacturer.


How is this possible, you might ask? Just think about all the bumping up and down your truck and trailer do when travelling down the road. That up and down movement can increase the loads on your trailer hitch and truck rear axle DRAMATICALLY. When rear axle loads are increased, front (steer) axle weight is decreased (not good).


That's where a quality weight distributing hitch comes in. As the name implies, it will help to distribute some of the hitch load forward to the front truck axle and some rearward to the trailer axles.

One example would be to move 200 lbs. forward and 200 lbs. back to the trailer, based on a starting hitch weight of 600 lbs. In the real world that may not always be possible but the closer you can come the better your towing experience will be.

When towing most larger trailers weight distribution, also called equalizer hitches by some, are usually a requirement, even if you have a "heavy duty" tow rig.


There is really no hard and fast rule as to when you will need to consider weight distribution. In general terms, if your trailer weight is at least 70% of your tow vehicle's weight and/or the trailer hitch weight is 70% of your truck's hitch capacity (without WD) it's probably time to look into this system.


There are several manufacturers of these load equalizing hitches. We carry Eaz-Lift (the inventors) Reese / Draw-Tite and Equal-i-zer brand hitches.           

Do you need some basic information on hauling a slide in truck camper?
Tie downs and turnbuckles are one of the first requirements.
Take a look at our Camper Hauling page to determine if you're on the right path.
If you need to tow a trailer along behind that's not a problem with the right equipment.

                                                                   Cabover Truck Camper Hauling
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Click the links below to view vehicle specific camper tie down application charts:

Ford Camper Tie Downs                 Dodge Camper Tie Downs
             Chevy/GMC Camper Tie Downs

Toyota Camper Tie Downs               Nissan Camper Tie Downs


Do you own a gooseneck style trailer with a hand cranked landing gear jack for lifting?

If you're tired of working up a sweat when it's time to hook up we might have a solution.

There are electric motor add on conversion kits available for most trailers.

Our newest model works on most single speed, 4 inch square jacks having a 1 inch diameter crank shaft.

Take a look at what we have to offer.
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