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  1. Caption This Picture To Win The Law For Tesla Model S!

    This picture of a Tesla Model S owner using his car and EcoHitch to mow his lawn is in dire need of an explanation.Go to our Facebook page and post a caption that let’s us know exactly what is going on here.  Whoever comes up with our favorite caption by midnight on Sunday, July 27th, will win The Law, our...
  2. Why Torklift Central Should Make Your Custom Hitch

    Torklift Central began engineering custom trailer hitches in 1976.  Nearly 40 years later, our reputation as a premier manufacturer of custom hitches in the Northwest is stronger than ever.  These are the top 10 ways our decades of industry experience is built into every hitch we make: Hidden Design Opt for our signature Torklift Central custom hitch and the most you’ll...
  3. A Tesla Model S, A Generator And EcoHitch

    Towing a generator isn’t usually something to write home about.  When you do it with a Tesla Model S, people begin to wonder:  Is he charging his car with that thing?  What sort of early adopter lifestyle does this man lead?  Tesla Model S owner KmanAuto answers these provocative questions in a YouTube video of a special delivery he made. ...
  4. How Fast Is The Tesla Model S?

    Tesla’s flagship sedan is doing a great job of stealing away customers from the likes of Porsche, Mercedes, BMW and Lexus just to name a few.   But it’s more than the environmental benefits of never touching another drop of gasoline that motivates so many people to Get Out and Go electric with Tesla. The Model S is defining what it...
  5. A Custom Trailer Hitch Is A Beautiful Thing

    If you have a vehicle, any vehicle, we can put a trailer hitch on it.  As a licensed trailer hitch manufacturer, our engineers boldly design fabricated hitches where no hitch has been fabricated before.  We specialize in unusual, rare, collector and new model year vehicles.  Your custom trailer hitch from Torklift Central won’t be like hitches from the other guys...
  6. 3 Products That Help Your Tesla Model S Get Out And Go

    The Tesla Model S is quickly establishing itself as one of the most important and groundbreaking vehicles of our time.  Tesla Motors didn’t just build the all-electric sedan to be the most desirable EV on the market, but to be the best car ever made.  As revolutionary as the Model S is proving to be, Tesla Heads should be happy...
  7. Custom Trailer Hitch 101: Hitch Classes Defined

    Torklift Central is able to custom fabricate a trailer hitch for any car, truck, van, SUV, RV and ATV.  The first step to understanding which custom trailer hitch is right for your vehicle is to settle on a hitch class.  The following are the standardized hitch class definitions to help you Get Out and Go towing your way.      Key...
  8. 4th of July Safety Checklist For Your Trailer

    The average travel trailer spends most of its life parked, waiting dutifully to spring into action once travel season rolls around.To ensure your trailer is ready to hit the open road when you are, we recommend performing this simple safety inspection before you Get Out and Go this 4th of July weekend. Check bearing endplay Bearing failure is the most common...
  9. Essential 5th Wheel Towing Accessories (Part 2)

     Hauling a 5th wheel trailer can push your pickup truck to the limits of its towing capacity.  For your protection (and your truck’s as well) a number of 5th wheel towing accessories may be necessary to help you Get Out and Go the right way.  This is Part 2 of the essential 5thwheel products we recommend for you.    Automatic Transmission...
  10. We want your 2012-2014 Subaru Impreza WRX/STI Sedan!

    When we developed a hidden trailer hitch for the 2015 Subaru WRX a number of Impreza owners began to ask us the same question:  Why don’t you offer a hidden EcoHitch for the previous generation WRX/STI?  We thought about it and realized they have a good point.  Impreza WRX/STI owners deserve a truly hidden, no-drill hitch for their cars, regardless...