Towing Tech and Hitch Options
Suspension Connection offers a full line of trailer hitches for almost every make and model. Deciding what one is right for your application will depend on some key factors that we will be going over. So sit back and read up from these categories to find the right options for your vehicle.
Hitches are the safest way to haul a trailer. Although many people pull from a ball attached to your bumper, they have limited weight ratings and no height adjustment. Installing a hitch give you the ability to adjust the ball height and will allow you to tow heavier loads. Hitches are offered in three different options.
The first option and most common option is rear frame pull hitch. This hitch is the most popular hitch installed on vehicles today. It is the cheapest option and can pull most every kind of trailer built. This style of hitch mounts in between the frame rails bolting to holes in the frame. The rear pull hitches are tucked up under neath the rear bumper as hidden from site as the manufactures can make them. All hardware is included and offers a durable powder coat finish. All hitches are equipped with safety chain mounting locations and drilled for a 5/8″ ball mount pin. Rear pulls are the lightest of the three hitches, designed to handle loads as light as a bike rack to as heavy as 20,000 lbs. on some applications. Continue Reading Article
Suspension connection newest product line added to our line up is the K Source Towing Mirrors. K Source offers towing mirrors for most vehicles capable of towing. The K Source snap on mirrors are a quality product that will conform to the factory mirrors to extend the site of view behind you trailer. K Source also offers replacement mirrors that will bolt into the factory position, with all the factory options e.g. turn signals, power options & heated mirrors, and will keep you seeing what is behind you while making a lane change. The K Source line is not limited to just towing mirrors. They have other mirror products to aide in the safety of your travels. They have spot mirror that stick on to your factory mirrors, backup mirrors that attach to the rear of your SUV, to see right behind the bumper and even the hard to find, old school tripod mirrors for motorhomes.The Backup mirrors are a great idea for keeping young ones playing behind the car safe, also very effective for backing a ball into a trailer. These mirrors install with a strong adhesive sticky tape. They extend the view from corner to corner of the bumper and from bumper up to 6 ft. out. They are fully adjustable with a 2 point pivot head.
We feel this is a great addition to our site to help you on your way to a safe and enjoyable family outing.
Of all the vehicles a man has throughout his lifetime, none offer more pride than a man’s truck. Regardless of a truck’s make or model, it can become a personal source of identity as well as a functional driving tool. Because of this, many men will add upgrades, accessories or new parts to their truck to continue its legacy of functionality and personal style. One of the more popular and very first improvements to be added to a truck is often the suspension lift kit. These kits provide a truck with a combination of looks and utility.
The Aesthetic Reasons to Get a Suspension Lift Kit
If the truck is truly a personal source of identity, it becomes part of who a man is. It is a direct reflection of a man’s style, interests and hobbies. Many men will add a suspension kit to their truck to showcase their interests and styles because lifted trucks demand attention and functionality. Continue Reading Article
An anti-way bars main purpose is to reduce body roll by transferring the upward pressure from the outside turning wheel torsionally though the bar to the opposing side keeping the tire in contact with the street for better traction in cornering. When a car enters into a corner the weight of the car shifts to the outside or away from the turn. This activates the sway bar. As the spring compresses, allowing the body to to dip, the sway bar literally springs into action. When the upward force is Applied to the sway bar the twisting force placed on the bar forces the opposite side down distributing the weight evenly to all four tires making handling your vehicle easier.
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Have you ever been to Moab, Utah? If not, you’ve most likely heard of the incredible off-roading cruising through there every day. Some of the most exotic and extravagant trucks, SUVs and off-road vehicles you’ve ever seen showcase their talents on some of the most difficult driving terrain in the United States. Some of the biggest lifts imaginable strut their shocks on the climbing catwalk— dazzling spectators and visitors alike. The event is rather incredible. Any driver of a truck or SUV with a suspension lift kit knows that Firestone is one of the most trusted brands available to support and lift your vehicle.
As the drivers and enthusiasts make their way to Moab, and prepare for the Mecca of motor-sporting, it’s always surprising to see the amount of trucks and SUVs that aren’t fitted with Firestone Air Bags. I’m aware there are many brands and models out there to choose from, but with Firestone’s history of excellence and their consistency to quality, it’s a wonder to me not every vehicle down here carries them.
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