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Towing Terminology

A Towing System may include the following items:

  • Hitch: The mechanism that is typically mounted to the rear of a vehicle under the bumper.
  • Ball Mount: The item that is inserted into the Hitch for towing.
  • Hitch Ball: The item that is fastened to the Ball Mount, which the trailer connects too.
  • Hitch Accessory: Accessories that fit the Hitch or secure the Ball Mount to the Hitch.
  • Brake Control: The item that controls the braking of the trailer.
  • Electrical: Items that connected the electronics between the vehicle and trailer.
  • Weight Distributing: A device that levels out the weight between the vehicle and trailer.
  •  Fifth Wheel: A Hitch that mounts in the truck bed which pulls Fifth Wheel trailers.
  • Gooseneck: A Hitch that mounts in the truck bed which pulls Gooseneck trailers.
  • Vehicle Accessory: Accessories that help in towing your trailer.
  • Cargo Management: Accessories that hold and manage your cargo.
  • Trailer Accessory: Accessories for trailers
  • Tools & Misc: Install tools and miscellaneous towing items
Note: Each towing system will require different products based on Your Vehicle and Your Trailer. Consult your local Draw-Tite dealer for your specific needs.
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