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GanderLock _____________________________________


GanderLock, when you’re serious about Protecting your Gooseneck Trailer and Tack.
 Protect your trailer as well as your expensive saddles, bridles, tools and flat screen TV. Goosenecks are different from bumper pulls, if you just lock the coupler, the thief’s loosen the set bolts, slide out your adjustable coupler and put their own back in and away goes your investment. Think about what happens when your trailer gets stolen, arguing with insurance companies, banks and the police. I’ve been lucky not to many things stolen, but when it happens it makes you sick. Read the Review

AutoFlex______________________________________________

Auto Flex has a complete pickup truck leaf spring replacement with an air suspension. It bolts on the same place as the factory leaf springs. Self levels, improves ride, braking, steering and handling. Comes with compressor, tank, dump valve and tap for using onboard air for your tires etc. Also a complete trailer air suspension. Auto Flex Review

 


2015 Ford F150 Factory ATV-Motorcycle Ramps

F150-rampsF150 bed, it’s aluminum too. A military grade aluminum that is much thicker than the metal sheet metal of previous years. The bed is reinforced with framing behind the sheet metal. The new box link system in the bed is anchored to the bed frame. Box link has 4 lockable tie downs that look like boat cleats. There is 4 other tie downs inside the bed too. The box link with it’s reinforced interface plate has many options like E-track that cargo trailers use for all types of hooks and straps. They hold a bed divider and the box link cleats come out, can hold a hook system for holding a factory ATV ramp above each fender well.  More……

 


IMG_0181 Ram Cummins diesels are keeping Ford up nights with 900 lb.-ft. of torque for 2016

Competition improves choices: when I think of the trucks I had in the seventies and how often I changed alternators, starters, clutches, u-joints etc. verses my truck now that I just change oil, I’m glad we have a strong rivalry between truck manufactures. This is why we have integrated trailer brake controllers, factory exhaust brake and factory gooseneck hitches in our new trucks. The big contest was between Ford and Chevy. Now Ram with Cummins raised the bar making the big battle between Ram and Ford in the heavy duty market. More….


 Aknob-turnll-New Pro Trailer Backup Assist for 2016 Ford F-150: The Ford Atlas concept truck, hinted at a trailer backup system coming for Ford trucks. It’s here, not as automatic as I thought we’d see, but watch the video and see how much the steering wheel moves in relation to the backup knob. This could be good. Gooseneck trailers are easier to backup, they move slowly. But a conventional bumper pull trailer pivots much quicker in reverse and takes some practice and slow speed to master. Read the press release….

 


 Weigh-Safe _____________________________________


Weigh-Safe:wshitch Do you know your trailer tongue weight, asks the judge. On a bumper pull trailer, if you have too little tongue weight, the trailer can sway and be dangerous. Some trailer have their axles too close to the middle and are susceptible to sway anyway. If you have too much trailer tongue weight, your truck or SUV will squat excessively, aim your headlights to the stars and stress your trucks rear axle, brakes and suspension. What you need to know….

 


 DirecLink Trailer Brakes_____________________ 


Final
ly ABS brakes for trailers ! DirecLink, Fast, smooth and safer than any brake system we’ve tried. We took our test trailer to the race track, smoked the brakes, burnt the seals and proved how dramatically superior hydraulic disc rotors, electric-hydraulic actuators, ABS modules and a trailer brake controller that networks with your trucks computer can be. Electric brake drums didn’t stand a chance in our side by side comparison. A big step toward safer trailering on our crowded highways and unpredictable weather patterns. Share this detailed report about the difference ABS trailer brakes can make.

 


Stable Boy RV Horse Hauler_______________________

StableBoyramp Stable Boy Aluminum Modular Horse Stalls for your RV Toy Hauler: When toy haulers first appeared, I knew they would be big. You can haul ATV’s, motorcycles, snowmobiles and golf carts. RV’s have less trouble with police and the questions of being commercial or civilian. So why not use a RV toy hauler to haul horses. Imagine a 5th wheel RV, walking up to the bedroom, stand around the bed, open the closet and dresser drawers and you’re still standing up. Now think about the gooseneck of your horse trailer   The full story…


 

 

The Fuel Box___________________________
fuelboxThe Fuel Box and new Dual Fuel Box: for tools and extra fuel to stay on the road longer. I like good tools, a tool box and fuel tank company in California makes this quality combo all in the US. It’s called The Fuel Box by Zylstra.  The fuel tank is separate from the tool box, so it can be replaced separately if damaged, and being bolted together protects the fuel tank from toolbox floor impacts with hitches and chains you throw into the tool box. Z-liner Polyurea coating option, like a sprayed in bedliner keeps the tank…..  Read more…

 


IMG_0224Nissan Titan, the truck is back from the Dead… The new XD Titan diesel has clues pointing that it’s beefier that a 1/2 ton. Five leaf springs at the rear axle with two overload leafs. Recirculating ball steering not found in modern 1/2 ton’s, a factory gooseneck ball hitch in the bed, reinforced boxed frame, 12,000 lb plus trailer capacity, and oh yes a Aisin 6-speed automatic transmission. Read More…

 


EconoMaxx___________________________

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Finally found a fuel saving device that works, on my test truck, a 2012 Ford F250 with 6.2L gas engine, fuel mileage went from 14 mpg to 16.5 mpg a 2.5 mpg improvement which is 18 %. My truck shifted less and stayed in higher gear longer. Towing a 12,000 lb. Trailer improved mpg from 7.3 to 8.3 for 1 mpg which is 14%. More….

 


Travel-N-Corrals_______________________________

Travel n corralsTrail riding and Travel N Corrals go hand in hand. Easy to take with you, easy to setup. Horses tied to a trailer for hours can cause problems. Keep your horses relaxed in a roomy corral as you enjoy the great outdoors between rides. Sleep well at night with your Travel N Corrals placed where you want them and in plain site of your bedroom window. If you go to high school rodeo’s, you will see portable corrals everywhere. Families enjoying each other and security for the horses when everyone is running…..More….


 Centramatic_________________________________________

centra308Stop tire cupping, vibration and premature wear on those expensive truck, RV & trailer tires. Centramatic automatic wheel balancers have been saving money on tires for semi-trucks for over twenty years. Now you can automatically balance your tires, wheels, hub and rotors or drums while you drive. A balanced tire doesn’t cub, vibrates less & lowers the tire sidewall temperature from less flexing, giving you longer tire life. 5 year warranty, made in the USA  More…

 


 Equalizer Systems Trailer Jacks____________________

Equalizer hydraulic jack manual handle Equalizer Systems hydraulic horse trailer jack for smooth power. Equalizer Systems Jacks, you see them everywhere. Over 70% of horse trailer manufactures equip their trailers with them. So service and parts are easy to get with the largest trailer dealer network.…the review

Twenty years ago, Equalizer introduced hydraulic jacks to the horse industry. Horse trailer manufactures use them because they are dependable and easy to work on. With a manual backup hand pump, Equalizer jacks will always do their job…the review

 


EZ-Connector___________________________________________

eznewTrailer Electronic Technology for Safer, Easier Connection. EZ is a magnetic connection, powerful magnets. Just get the male end near the female plug and “pop” it sucks together. A tab slot align the socket and plug to match the right connections. The male end has two silicone o-rings, the cables have sealant injected inside, all to make the system water proof. If you can keep the water out, you can keep the mud and all the corrosive chemicals used to dissolve ice on the highway out. Spent my share of nights with a flashlight in my mouth in the rain as I work on trailer lights. See the review….

 


Logan Coach_____________________________

The New Logan Coach; an efficient leaner Logan sticks to what they do best, galvanized steel frames, aluminum skin and good looking value. Call it the resale value trailer. Bottom line, “beauty of aluminum and strength of steel.” One of the few composite trailer brands that can go head to head with high end aluminum trailers for longevity. Always improving and keeping it’s roots with galvanized Flo-Coat steel frame coated with Vortexmore..

 

Step Above Ladder_______________________

Step Above trailer ladder. I’ve said it before, most folks don’t use their hay racks. Mainly because it’s too hard to get to. A big share of factory hay rack ladders don’t cut it. Too narrow, flimsy or just plain scary.

Step Above is a slide-out aluminum ladder that makes the roof of your trailer an easy trip and safe. Having the right angle slanted away from the trailer takes the work out of climbing a ladder just like your step ladder you use around the house. Step Above slides out to the ground, just the right slope for climbing. More…

 



Firs_DSC2985t Drive, Aluminum 2015 Ford F150, 700 lbs Lighter. 
Now for the Ford F150 for 2015, it’s an all new truck. I lost track after I counted 10 major changes. We’ll all been hearing about the aluminum skin for over a year now. We also know that the 2016 Ford Super Duty will be aluminum skin. But wait there’s more, more than any other truck in history has changed this much. More….


Tuson Trailer Sway Control _______________________
Tusonbandimere doubles t Sway Control, ultimate trailer sway control for safer trailer towing. Tuson, the folks with trailer ABS and DirecLink trailer brake controller, now have a module that controls sway on bumper pull trailers. It will actually steer the trailer left and right to keep the trailer towing straight.  If you have a sudden gust of wind, get cut off on a freeway or have your trailer load shift, Tuson Sway Control will keep the trailer towing straight. The module automaticly reads how worn your trailer brakes are and how big your trailer is and uses your trailer brakes accordingly.  More….

 

PUTCulitmate3putcultimateThe Biggest Truck Test with Trailers: Once again I’m privileged to be on the team with PickupTrucks.com for their extreme heavy duty truck comparison, class 2 and 3. It’s called the 2014 Ultimate HD Challenge with mostly 2015 HD trucks. I drove all the trucks, towed trailers with all the trucks, brake tested, raced, hill climb, MPG, Davis Dam, Eisenhower Tunnel, 2 miles in the sky up 7% grades, dessert heat, as good as a truck test gets. Load Trail supplied 30K goosenecks with 2 weeks on the road. Read the 3/4 ton Gas Truck contest : Read the 1 ton Diesel Dually contest.

 

 


Ford Super Duty 2015_______________________________
Ford450Ram2 2015 Ford Super Duty: My big problem with Ford Super Duty Power Stroke diesel since 2011, is the lack of an exhaust brake. No button to turn it on, it came on automatically in tow mode according to Ford. We tested it on 7% grades with maximum capacity trailers and were very disappointed, very little exhaust brake. Scroll ahead to this years 2015 second generation Power Stroke diesel F250, F350 and F450 with a larger turbo and a dedicated “exhaust brake” button and it’s night and day… More…..

 


 How Hitch Manufacturers Are Designing Class-V Hitches To Extreme Capacity Levels

By Dan Sanchez; published originally in Trucking Times mag, TruckingTimes.com 

As the towing capabilities of late-model trucks increase, hitch and accessory manufacturers are trying to stay ahead and design products that meet or even exceed the truck’s capacities. Over the years light-duty pickup trucks have slowly increased Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings…more…


 

Tuson Trailer Sway Control______________ Sway Control______________

 Tuson module2 New from Tuson, automatic trailer sway control. The computer box controls your brakes left and right to straighten out your trailer if it sways from wind or evasive protective driving situations. Add to shopping cart  Free Shipping See our test and full review of how the Tuson Sway Control works.  

 


Popup Hitch_____________________________________

I visited PopUp’s head quarters in Chanute Kansas this spring. Kansas, like Iowa is known for making farm machinery. PopUp Industries is in the part of Kansas, where generations of welders understand quality metal working. I first heard of PopUp because of their SB1 shortbed coupler. With shortbed trucks, now the most popular configuration, I hear from folks every week emailing me that they just crunched the cab…More…

 


AndersenWD Hitch 4-in w frame, bgdAndersen No-Sway WDH After 2-years of development and road-testing, Andersen Hitches releases their new Anti-Sway, Anti-Bounce Weight Distribution Hitch. Instead of just improving on current models, Andersen completely redesigned Weight Distribution…leaving the competition in the dust. Watch my video and see what everyone is talking about….   Free shipping  Order Page

 Saddlematic____________________________________
Eureka! Saddlematic ™ Revolutionary Motorized Saddle RackFinally you can stop wrestling your saddles in and out of your trailer and lifting them over your head. Saddlematic will bring your saddles to you. New electric model and a swingout for your rear tack. See the whole story and how they work. Click here…

 


 EZ-Connector New Truck Install______________

ezt5EZ-Connector Install on Ford F250: Fun thing about a new truck is adding all the accessories. Of course since I tow trailers, my first accessory was converting the 7 RV plug that came with the truck to an EZ-Connector magnetic plug. I have EZ-Connectors on all my trailers because they always work. Sealed cord, Rare-Earth Neodymium magnet holding the plug for a tight water proof connection. Life time warranty, made in the US, all the right stuff.  See the whole article….


2014 Ram 2500 Review towing a Logan Coach
 
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Transwest Truck Trailer RV, selling Cimarron and Logan horse trailers. Whether you are new to horse trailers & need some extra help or you’re a veteran and want the best trailers, you owe it to yourself to visit Andrew Lyons and his crew of horse folks. Buy your horse trailer & truck together or separate and get the right advice on matching your needs the first time. Read more about where I ask trailer questions. Transwest Truck Trailer RV___________________New & Used Trailers–Trucks made for Towing–Trailer Repair & Upgrade–Truck Performance Products. Read more about where MrTruck asks trailer questions. Call Andrew Lyons 1-800-909-7071 email alyons@transwest.com  www.TrailerWest.com 

 


Titan Trailers_______________________

Titan Trailers from Kansas, are well know for livestock trailers, flatbeds and inexpensive steel horse trailers. But they make them all, chances are if you need it, they build it. And they build a lot of trailers. Titan Trailers recently purchased Logan Coach, a horse trailer company. Over the years Titan has acquired many other trailer companies, adding their buying volume and manufacturing expertise. Read the whole review….


Cimarron Review___________________________________


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Cimarron 2 Red Logo2014Cimarron Premium Trailer Review, 10 Years to the Top Even in the current recession, Cimarron Trailers is improving, expanding and zeroing in on efficiency. The factory is staying the same size, but putting out 25% more trailers. There is a handful of aluminum trailer manufactures at the top in premium trailers. None surpasses Cimarron current models. The top trailers need smart engineering, custom doors and windows, top components, strong beautiful welds etc. The result is quality uniformity on all trailers from roof to axles. Where else would you build horse trailers, but the heart of More…

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