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  1. Torklift Central Custom Trucks

    At Torklift Central our Expert Technicians don’t just build custom trucks for our customers; they wrench on their own 4x4’s and like to get them dirty on the weekends whenever they can.  When you come to our shop for custom truck work you can rest assured the job will be done by a team that will bring the same creativity...
  2. Soccer Mom’s Unite! EcoHitch for 2011+ Toyota Sienna & Honda Odyssey

    Minivans carry and protect your most important possession – your family.  To ensure the rest of your stuff doesn’t have to be left at home when the family hauler is packed to the gills, Torklift Central is happy to announce two new EcoHitches, specially engineered for the 2011+ Toyota Sienna and Honda Odyssey. Stop worrying about how you’ll manage to fit...
  3. The Celebrity of Airstream

    Whenever an Airstream trailer graces our shop at Torklift Central for any type of trailer service or trailer repair, it feels like a rolling piece of Americana is in our midst.  Originally conceived as a tent on a Ford Model T chassis in the 1920’s, Airstream founder Wally Byam’s dream to build a travel trailer that would move like a stream of air would soon gain popularity beyond his wildest expectations. Byam’s rolling legacy is owed in large part to an impressive range of celebrity Airstream owners over the last 83 years.  From U.S. presidents to movie stars and musicians, it’s no wonder Airstream is still being used to explore the open road today. Just take a look. Continue reading →
  4. Hidden Trailer Hitch for the 2015 Subaru WRX

    Torklift Central manufactures a wide-array of EcoHitches for Subaru.  But of all the hidden Subie trailer hitches we offer for Legacy, Impreza, Outback, Forester and XV Crosstrek, we’ve never seen a bigger buzz around a potential Subaru EcoHitch than for the 2015 WRX.  We’re happy to announce today the wait will soon be over. We’ve begun development of a completely...
  5. How to set up your campsite the right way

    Setting up a campsite isn’t hard to do right, but it is easy to do wrong.  The smallest details can make the difference between enjoying the great outdoors without a care in the world and scrambling for a non-existent flashlight while a gang of raccoons ransacks your unsecured garbage.  This article from Fuse Joplin, Tips On Preparing And Setting Up...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...