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Tech Tips: Ball and Trailer Coupler Reflection

An ingenious way for SUV drivers to hitch up to their towables

I just bought a Chevy Tahoe SUV, and found an easy way to view the hitch ball and trailer coupler while hitching up. I partially opened the rear-window hatch until I could see a perfect reflection of the hitch in the smoked glass. Once that position was determined, I added two wire hooks to a
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Tech Tips: Stand Up Hitch

I’ve seen many suggestions for storing and moving a fifth-wheel hitch, so I thought I’d share mine. I designed a stand for the hitch that is the same height as the pickup’s tailgate. I used scrap 2x4s and locking casters for its construction. I put the stand against the tailgate, lock the casters, lay two
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Proper Jeep Procedure

Proper Jeep Procedure Q: I’ve read a lot of articles about towing, thinking that I knew almost everything I needed to know. Well, recently I purchased a used 2010 Jeep Wrangler Sport automatic in great shape. I’ve traveled to Florida for the past three years to store my 2010 Sportscoach Cross Country, as we all
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