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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...