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  1. Try taking photos of something hidden – a Crosstrek EcoHitch story!

    Try taking photos of something hidden – a Crosstrek EcoHitch story!
    Are you ready for adventure in your Crosstrek? Life is an adventure. You don’t want to be left in the dust because you don’t have the gear you need to have the freedom to come and go as you please on spontaneous journeys.   “Very straight forward install – 90 minutes start to finish. This is the first Subie...
  2. Truck Camper Winter Camping Made Easy!

    Truck Camper Winter Camping Made Easy!
    Photo courtesy of: Truck Camper Magazine For some of us – camping in the winter is the best of both worlds! You get to go camping and enjoy the great outdoors, which is even more beautiful with snow on the ground. You also don’t have to deal with the large number of people that camp during the busy summer...
  3. How does flat towing work?

    How does flat towing work?
                  Get ready to make side trips even easier! You just bought a motorhome so you can have family camping trips in the summer, or drive south for the winter and still have all the amenities of a house including comfortable places to sit, a kitchen, bathroom and actual beds to sleep in...
  4. If you want a gooseneck hitch and a 5th wheel hitch – check out B&W Hitches!

    If you want a gooseneck hitch and a 5th wheel hitch – check out B&W Hitches!
    Tow using a gooseneck and a 5th wheel hitch! The ever-present conundrum… you own both a horse trailer and a 5th wheel trailer, but only one truck to tow them with. That means you need to get a gooseneck hitch for your horse trailer, or a 5th wheel hitch for towing your trailer. Right? Many people think they must...
  5. The Best Hitch for the BMW i3

    The Best Hitch for the BMW i3
    The EcoHitch is perfect for your bike rack and cargo tray needs! Green means go – especially when it comes to your eco-friendly BMW i3. But, do you have enough space to bring all the cargo you need? Clean, green and sporty, the BMW i3 is changing the way you go about your adventures and you need to make...
  6. Are you flat towing this winter? Protect your towed vehicle from road salt and debris!

    Are you flat towing this winter? Protect your towed vehicle from road salt and debris!
    One of the best ways to travel across the country is in a motorhome. You get the convenience of a home with nice interior, a bathroom and the ability to stop and stay wherever you want – especially during the winter when it gets too cold up north and you can drive south to enjoy the warmth. The only downside...
  7. Do you have a dump truck with an old, rusty hitch? Upgrade today!

    Do you have a dump truck with an old, rusty hitch? Upgrade today!
    If you have a nice dump truck-you don't want it to look like a dump with a rusty hitch! When it comes to hauling and towing, you want to make sure you have the safest and most reliable hitch available – not a rust bucket that might cause damage to your truck or other people. This is especially true...
  8. The 2018 Toyota RAV4 EcoHitch is here!

    The 2018 Toyota RAV4 EcoHitch is here!
    The EcoHitch is perfect for your bike rack and cargo tray needs Ready for a family adventure in your RAV4 but don’t have enough room to fit your family and all your cargo in the back? Good news is that you have plenty of options to make sure you can bring everything you need on your adventure! We designed...
  9. Driving south for the winter? Bring a towed vehicle behind your motorhome!

    Driving south for the winter? Bring a towed vehicle behind your motorhome!
    Now that the winter chill is starting to set in the north, are you going to head south for the winter in your motorhome? If so, you may need an extra vehicle to navigate smaller streets or use as an extra car for quick runs to the grocery store or on family outings instead of packing up your entire motorhome...
  10. We have you covered when it comes to custom hitches and fabrication!

    We have you covered when it comes to custom hitches and fabrication!
    Established in 1976 by Jon Kay, Torklift Central has always been, at our core, a hitch shop. Starting with one bay and one welder, we are known as “the hitch people.” Not only do we make our own line of hitches (the EcoHitch and SuperHitch), but we specialize in making custom fabricated hitches at our shop. We had a customer...