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Top 8 Trailer Safety Tips
Top 8 Trailer Safety Tips
  • Timbren Suspension Enhancement System
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    Timbren Suspension Enhancement System

    Do you have problems with rear-end squat? Does your tow vehicle lean dangerously on tight corners? Are you worried your trailer will tip over?

    If yes, it’s time to trade your factory bump stops in for a Timbren SES upgrade!




  • How to Read a Tire Sidewall
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    How to Read a Tire Sidewall

    Reading a tire can be very confusing! There are so many numbers and letters on your tire’s sidewall, and they have no description on them. Often, if you call a towing company, they will ask for numbers and letters off your tire’s sidewall before they can come help you.

    Use this easy-to-read diagram to learn more about your tires!


  • Top 8 Trailer Safety Tips
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    Top 8 Trailer Safety Tips

    Happy Trailer Safety Week! Trailer Safety Week 2023 takes place from June 4 to June 10.

    Read more from the sponsors of Trailer Safety Week, the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers here. Rigid Hitch is a proud member of the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers.

    To help improve trailer safety, we have put together 8 of the most important safety tips!

  • What Ball Mount Do I Need?
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    What Ball Mount Do I Need?

    For safe and comfortable towing, the tongue of your trailer should always be even with the vehicle. Sometimes a trailer's tongue is higher or lower than the ball mount on the vehicle. In this situation, a ball mount with a "Rise" or a "Drop" is required to level the trailer.

    Confused on if you need a rise or drop? Read below to find out which ball mount is best for you!


  • Trailer Hitch Classes
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    Trailer Hitch Classes

    There are five different classes of hitches for towing. Your trailer class size depends on what you want to tow and what vehicle you’re towing with.

    Read below to find out what hitch class is best for you!




  • FAQs
    11 view(s) 1 min read


    Have questions about your account, orders, products, etc? We've answered our most popular questions so it's easy for you to find the information you need. If you still have a question that you can't find the answer to, please reach out to our customer service team at cs@rigidhitch.com or give them a call at 1-800-624-7630.



  • Glossary
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    Definitions to every towing and trailer related term you can think of!






  • Common Towing Terms
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    Common Towing Terms

    There are a lot of moving parts in the towing service. All of them equally important as the next. If you're new to the industry, it can all start to blend together and it's hard to keep track of what means what. 

    To make it easy, we put together a list of the most common towing terms you need to know!

  • Top 10 RV Essentials
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    Top 10 RV Essentials

    If you've been hunting for the best RV essentials to have the best camping experience, we're sure you've become overwhelmed with the amount of people telling you what to get. So, we've taken the stress out and condensed all that into the top 10 essentials for RVs that we're sure will add value to your trip.

  • How to Measure a Hub: with printable template
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    How to Measure a Hub: with printable template

    No one wants to get out a ruler and do some math to figure out what size hub you have. Lucky for you, we put together a printable template that is measured to size so all you have to do is hold it up to the bolts on your wheel.