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  1. Essential 5th Wheel Towing Accessories (Part 1)

    Modern pickup trucks such as the Ram 3500 are now rated to tow upward of 30,000lbs when properly equipped.  That’s a serious amount of weight to keep under control. No matter the size of your pickup’s trailer, seemingly insignificant 5thwheel accessories can make a world of difference in how safe and comfortable you’ll be behind the wheel. Torklift Centralcarries the...
  2. Subaru Impreza Owners: This Is Your Forum

    Photo: CCPaul Cook Far and away, the most fanatical portion of the Subaru family is the Impreza crowd. When we began to explore the possibility of developing an EcoHitch for the 2015 Subaru WRX we discovered the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club (NASIOC). A thread on their forum opened our eyes to what makes Impreza owners a breed of...
  3. Why a Gooseneck Hitch Could Be Your Perfect Fit

    If you need to do some serious towing for reasons other than toting around a fifth wheel travel trailer, a gooseneck trailer hitch could be your perfect fit.  Gooseneck hitches are specially engineered to transform your truck into a heavy hauler, without sacrificing maneuverability.  This is how they work. Like standard fifth wheel hitches, Gooseneck hitches are mounted over a...
  4. Hitch Pin/Bike Rack Lock Accessibility for 2015 Subaru WRX EcoHitch

    We are receiving a number of questions regarding access to hitch pins, and fitment of bike rack locks on the 2015 Subaru WRX EcoHitch.  Due to the hidden design of EcoHitch behind the rear bumper, people have expressed concern there may not be adequate space around the hitch receiver to easily install and remove these accessories.  There are two options...
  5. The Five Most Important Steps to Buying a Fifth Wheel Hitch

    Fifth wheel trailer hitches are designed to maximize the hauling potential of your pickup.  Choosing the right one to help you Get Out and Go shouldn’t be a confusing process, but it is critical to making a safe and informed choice for your rig.  These are the five most important steps to purchasing the right fifth wheel hitch for you...
  6. Don’t Let This Happen To Your Subaru XV Crosstrek

      Tragically, if your Subaru XV Crosstrek isn’t equipped with an EcoHitch you may be less likely to Get Out and Go Your Way.  These are the five most common mishaps that occur when endeavoring to enjoy your Crosstrek’s capability to the fullest – without an EcoHitch.  I Running Out Of Space Admitting you don’t have room in your Crosstrek for...
  7. Get Out And Go This Father's Day!

                                                                Photo:  CC Oakley Originals Father’s Day celebrates Dad for being a shining example of what it means to put family first.  For 24 hours out of the year the most important people in his life remind him just how good it is to be a family man.  It’s a special day, but there’s always an opportunity for the sentiment...
  8. The Top 5 Reasons We Made An EcoHitch For The 2015 Subaru WRX

    The wait is over.  Torklift Central now offers an EcoHitch for the 2015 Subaru WRX.  There are plenty of reasons why a hidden trailer hitch and the new Subie are a perfect match for each other. The following are just the top five. IHitch-Mounted Bike Racks It’s easy to find less expensive trunk-mounted bike racks on the market than the...
  9. StableLoad: The smartest suspension upgrade you can make

    Airbags, aftermarket shocks and add-on springs are common suspension upgrades for towing your travel trailer or hauling heavy loads in the back of your pick up. But in many cases they are not the most appropriate or cost-effective solution to unlocking the true towing/hauling capacity of your truck.  There’s a smarter, easier way to enhance the suspension of your rig...
  10. Now Available: Hidden EcoHitch for 2015 Subaru WRX

    You asked for it and we built it. Torklift Central now manufactures the world’s first and only trailer hitch for the 2015 Subaru WRX.  Because the EcoHitch is completely hidden behind the rear fog-light knockout on the car’s bumper, we snapped a few pictures to prove it really does exist:   Available in 1¼” and 2” receivers, EcoHitch for the...