Towing Tips & Glossary
Important Factors to consider when selecting a Towing System:
- Your Vehicle information (Year, Make Model, Vehicle maximum towing capacity)
- Your Trailer information (Trailer Type, Coupler Size, Tongue Weight,
Gross Trailer Weight)
Towing System Golssary
A Towing System may include the following:
The mechanism that is typically mounted to the rear of a vehicle under the bumper.
- Ball Mount
The item that is inserted into the Hitch for towing.
- Hitch Ball
The item that is fastened to the Ball Mount, which the trailer connects too.
- Hitch Accessory
Accessories that fit the Hitch or secure the Ball Mount to the Hitch.
- Brake Control
The item that controls the braking of the trailer.
Items that connect the electronics between the vehicle and trailer.
- Vehicle Accessory
Accessories that help in towing your trailer.
- Cargo Management
Accessories that hold and manage your cargo.
- Trailer Accessory
Accessories for trailers.
- Tools & Misc
Installation tools and miscellaneous towing items.
Consult with Barn Hitches to develop the right towing system for your vehicle!