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Torklift Central Blogs

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  1. Making the Chevy Camaro Eco-Friendly

    It’s not General Motors’ personnel that will be working to transform the Chevrolet Camaro into an Eco-Vehicle over the next four years, but college students.  As part of the U.S. Energy Department’s EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition, GM will give a Camaro to sixteen North American universities.  From 2014-2018 students will be challenged to convert the iconic performance nameplate...
  2. Get Out and Go to Torklift Central’s Seminars at the Puyallup RV Show

    You don’t have to be an expert RV technician to understand proper travel trailer, fifth wheel, truck camper, and dingy hauling.  Nonetheless, too many people hit the road during travel season with improperly equipped rigs.  Torklift Central is here to help.  We’ll be on hand May 1-4 at the Puyallup RV Show.  Our Vice President of Operations, Matt Lynch will...
  3. The RV Doctor Scores a Video Deal

    The news broke early this month that our friend Gary Bunzer, AKA The RV Doctor landed a recording contract with Amerigo RV Club.  The Doc won’t be using his sultry stage voice for singing, but rather in the production of 12 informational videos that will be seen exclusively by Amerigo Members.  RV enthusiasts:  Be excited. Be very excited. “Making this...
  4. Get Out and Go to the Puyallup RV Show!

    Do you smell that?  It’s the sweet aroma of campfires burning into the wee hours of the morning, a warm summer’s breeze blowing through your hair, and a fresh-caught fish wafting through your entire campsite on a propane grill.  These are the experiences that are enjoyed during travel season, which just happens to be right around the corner.  Before you...
  5. Torklift Central wins Citizenship Award @ President’s Gala

    The Kent Chamber of Commerce President’s Gala is held each year to honor and promote the accomplishments of our local business community.  Being nominated for the chamber’s Company Citizenship Award is an achievement unto itself.  Winning for our grassroots charity that helps local businesses raise food and money for underprivileged families feels even better. We were honored with the Kent...
  6. Rash of battery thefts could have been prevented

    If it’s worth stealing it’s worth locking up.  Unfortunately for nearly a dozen folks in York County Pennsylvania, their RV and marine batteries were left to the mercy of opportunistic thieves.  By cutting the battery cables, the criminals were able to make off with batteries valued from $100-$200 without much trouble.  Fortunately, thefts of this nature can be easily avoided...
  7. Get out and Go Internationally with EcoHitch

    For months now it’s been the same old story.  Folks living in the European Union and around the world visit our online store to purchase an EcoHitch for their Eco-Friendly vehicle.  They place the hidden hitch carefully into their Internet basket, proceed to checkout, and promptly smash their keyboard with a credit card when they realize the cost of overseas...
  8. A new EcoHitch is Born!

    Not every day in the custom trailer hitch business is as glamorous as most people think.  Behind the photo shoots, celebrity endorsements and international fame, Torklift Central’s expert technicians are always hard at work fabricating our next EcoHitch masterpiece.  It just so happens our latest achievement is a particularly large one.  Not content to bask in the afterglow of our...
  9. Free Tesla Model S Battery Shield is EcoHitch Compatible

    Tesla made an impressive public relations and safety move this month by announcing they will now offer a freetitanium-reinforced underbody shield for the Model S.  The shield is designed to protect against road debris that are thought to have caused fires in the all-electric car by coming in contact with the battery pack.  Every Model S built after March 6th...
  10. The Law goes aluminum for Tesla Model S

    Stop!  Somewhere out there a Tesla Model S owner is about to drill into the nose cone of their six-figure car…. Stop the madness! Chances are they’d rather drill into the hull of their boat. But in the 31 states that currently require front license plates, too many Tesla heads find themselves lacking a viable alternative.  Today Torklift Central wants...