We are proud to carry and install Reese Trailer Hitch Products.
Our Huntingburg drivers deserve the best and that is what we deliver here at Schaeffer Automotive not only in service but also in the products we carry and install for them. Founded in 1952, the Reese trailer hitch brand has become a household name in the heavy-duty towing industry. With proven designs that exceed the industry standards, Reese has become the brand of choice when performance is the expectation with heavy-duty fifth wheels as one of their core brands providing safe towing for the weekend warriors and the seasoned campers.
Coupled with the Reese trailer weight distribution system to control sway, peace of mind is easy to achieve with this product line. The best known Reese trailer products are the Titan® Fifth Wheel series, the Sidewinder®, and the Goosebox® for which they received the Trailer Life Readers’ Choice Gold winner in the '5th Wheel Hitch' category.
Here at Schaeffer Automotive safety is always a concern for us and using the correct equipment for your individual towing needs is critical. We will be glad to assist you with any questions you may have about your towing product decisions so we can assist you in all ways possible to ensure your towing experiences are safe and enjoyable. Our customers are our greatest asset, and their support of our company has allowed us to continue our growth year after year and to be the best automotive repair and go-to shop possible. Feel free to call or stop by Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN at your convenience!
Below are some simple towing terms and informational items for you.
Coupler - The part of the trailer tongue that secures to the tow vehicle hitch ball.
Gross Towing Weight (GTW) - The weight of the trailer plus all the cargo in it. This is measured by putting a fully loaded trailer on a scale.
Hitch Application - In the industry, hitches are commonly called "hitch applications". This would refer to the specific hitch that would fit your specific vehicle.
Hitch Ball - The part that the trailer coupler attaches to. It is usually attached to a ball mount, which is inserted into the receiver end of a hitch.
Hitch Shank Hole - The diameter of the opening in the ball mount for the hitch ball shank to go through. The hitch ball shank diameter and the ball mounts shank hole diameter should match.
Hitch Tube Cover - The receiver end cap that fits over the 1-1/4" or 2" receiver end of a hitch. Designed to protect the end from the elements and to give the hitch a finished look. There are many designer or logo covers available to enhance the look of your vehicle.
Pin & Clip - The pin & clip are very important as they secure the receiver and the hitch or hitch accessory. The pin rests in the shank hole of the receiver and the clip fits over the head of the pin.
Our Commitment to Excellence – Delivering quality products and providing exceptional value to our customers by carrying great products like Reese Trailer Hitches here at Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg.
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