Featured Towing Tech:
Your heavy duty Ram, GM, or Ford pickup is actually in the light duty category as far as your local DMV is concerned. See how trucks of all sizes are classified in the United States.
Exhaust gas temperature, typically referred to simply as EGT, is a vital concept to understand with regards to the operation of any diesel engine, especially in high load cases. Sustained periods of operation at high EGTs can lead to catastrophic failure without any prior warning signs.
For the dedicated tow rig, the aftermarket has a variety of modifications available to improve performance, fuel economy, and reduce EGTs while towing. Check out these essential towing mods and how they can benefit your rig.
Selecting a hitch type requires careful consideration to the application and weight of the intended load - here's all you need to know about the various hitch connection types, including the pros and cons of each.
The three primary trailer brake types are hydraulic surge, electric, and air brakes. Each brake type has its own specific advantages, disadvantages, and applications. Learn more about trailer brakes and how these three common types operate.
Definitions for GAWR, GCWR, GVWR, and other important specs provided by vehicle manufacturers in addition to towing tips, advice, and considerations.
Allowing an engine to warm up on a cold morning can be as important as letting a hot engine cool down following an extensive haul. However, there are points at which warm up and cool down periods become excessive.
Replacing and/or repairing electric trailer brakes, including how to properly setup a typical drum brake system. S
*Maximum available payload capacity with optional diesel engine