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NOTICE: Owners of 2016 - 0n Suzuzki Vitara 2WD fitted with our Hitch n Go system.

Please call our Head Office on 0749391600 regarding a modification upgrade required for your unit.

 

Hitch 'N' Go

Thank you for your interest in Hitch 'N' Go towing A- Frames. Our A-Frames are engineer certified to comply with applicable requirements of ADR62/01 throughout Australia. The maximum towing capacity is 1900kg.

A standard 50mm trailer coupling is utilised to connect to the towing vehicle. The unit is supplied with an electrical plug to suit your motor-home, a harness to the towed vehicle and another plug and base (to disconnect at the grille or bumper), complete with extra cable to wire your towed vehicles lights.

We currently have mount kits to suit 30 different vehicles. A-Frames are available in two formats:

Braked: Suitable for towing vehicles with a tare weight of over 750kg. These popularly include Suzuki SX4, Vitara, Grand Vitara, Daihatsu Terios, Hyundai Getz, Suzuki Swift and many others. This A-Frame utilises a mechanical override trailer coupling (as on some caravans or boat trailers). The brakes operate via a cable which is connected to the brake pedal.

Unbraked: There are a small number of vehicles on the market with a tare (or Kerb) weight of less than 750kgs suitable for towing where brakes are not required. EG: Diahatsu Charade,

 

 

3.5 : 1 TOWING RATIO.

All state transport authorities require that a motrohome / car combination will achieve a towed mass ratio of 3.5 : 1.

That is: the mass of the towing vehicle must be at least 3.5 times the laden mass of the towed vehicle. The correlation is not related to the towing capacity of a motorhome. It is only a ratio between the towing vehicle and the vehicle being towed. The requirement applies to all vehicles being flat towed.

The 3.5 : 1 towing ratio does not apply whilst towing a caravan, boat or car trailer. The reason is simple - caravans and trailers don't have steering function and the ratio is applied to address stability as well as braking performance.

To determine the laden mass of the intended vehicle to be towed, firstly consult the manufacturer for the tare weight and add the weight of all items loaded into the car.

 

THE SYSTEM IS VERY SIMPLE AND EXTREMELY EFFECTIVE. 

 


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