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 Tips for Towing a Trailer

Towers use trailer springs to stabilize their loads and to keep their cargo grounded. If this is your first time hauling, it’s a good idea to go over a mental checklist. The same we check for our phone, keys, and wallet before leaving the house, there are a few things to consider before you hitch up and head out on the road. First, as with any time you hop in the driver’s seat, you want to make sure your mirrors are adjusted properly and you can see your trailer behind your vehicle. The trailer brake light system should be synced up with your vehicle so you can signal to other drivers properly—it is illegal to drive without a proper brake light setup.

Leaf Slipper Springs

Simple in appearance, leaf springs help to tow heavy loads and are installed behind the back wheel of the vehicle—meaning the entire wheel must be taken off for installation. The springs are attached to hangers on both sides of the axle and secured with U-bolts to keep the springs flush against the axle while towing. Before you install and before you start driving, check all towing equipment for signs of wear—old or cracked leaf springs can cause significant damage to your load. Proper maintenance means your trailer’s wheels stay grounded and helps keep your cargo in place on trickier terrain.