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Trailer Coupling 2000kg Rated
Pressed Steel Coupling
Over-Ride Coupling 2000kg Rated
Over-Ride Coupling 2000kg Hydraulic  Complete
Over-Ride Coupling 2000kg Mechanical Brake Complete
Electric Coupling 3500kg Rated
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4500KG 70MM Electric Trailer Coupling | D-Value 23.24kN
Ring Coupling Electric
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10 Tonne Gooseneck Horsefloat Coupling Adr Crn47029 D Value 58Kn - Trek Hardware
Off Road Coupling - 3.5 Tonne Fixed
Off Road Coupling - 2 Tonne Override
Electric  Coupling 4500kg Rated
Electric, 50mm, plated, 3500kg
Override, 50mm, plated, body only, 2000kg
Snap On Coupling Kit
Snap On Coupling Kit Sale price$12.25
Snap on, 50mm, 2 hole, plated, c/w adjuster, 2000kg
Snap on, 50mm, 3 hole, plated, c/w adjuster, 2000kg
Off Road Pin Coupling - 3.5 Tonne Suits Electric Brakes
DO35 V3 Plus
DO45 Hitch

What is Trailer Coupling?

A trailer coupling is a device that connects a trailer to a tow vehicle. It allows the trailer to be towed behind the vehicle and provides a mechanism for the two to be disconnected when necessary.

There are many different types of trailer couplings, each designed for specific types of trailers and vehicles. A few of them are as follows:

  • Fixed coupling
  • Override coupling
  • Sway control coupling
  • Ring type coupling
  • Pintle type coupling
  • Off-road coupling
What is trailer coupling made of?

It is typically made of metal, such as steel or aluminum. However, there are also some couplings that are made from plastic or other materials.

When buying a coupling, It is important to consider the material from which they are made. This will help to ensure that the coupling is durable and long-lasting.

How to choose the right Trailer Coupling?

When choosing a trailer coupling, it is important to consider the following factors:

  • The type of vehicle you will be using to tow the trailer
  • The type of trailer you will be using
  • The weight of the trailer
  • The application for which you will be using the trailer (e.g. for carrying cargo, for recreation, etc.)
  • Your local laws and regulations regarding towing
How to install a Trailer Coupling?

Installing a trailer coupling is a relatively simple process. However, it is always best to consult with a professional to ensure that the installation is done correctly.

  • The first step is to determine where you want the coupling to be located on the tow vehicle. This will typically be near the rear of the vehicle.
  • Next, you will need to attach the coupling to the tow vehicle. This is typically done by bolting the coupling onto the frame of the vehicle.
  • Once the coupling is attached, you will then need to connect the trailer to the coupling. This is typically done by attaching a pin or chain to the coupling and then attaching it to the trailer.
  • Finally, you will need to ensure that the connection between the trailer and the tow vehicle is secure. This can be done by using a hitch lock or a similar device.
What are the symptoms of bad trailer couplings?

There are a few signs that may indicate that your trailer coupling is not working properly. These include:

  • Your trailer is not staying connected to your tow vehicle
  • Your trailer is swaying excessively
  • Your trailer is not tracking straight
  • You are having difficulty attaching or detaching your trailer

If you notice any of these signs, then it is important to have your coupling inspected by a professional.

How to prevent damage to the trailer couplings?

There are a few things you can do to help prevent damage. These include:

  • Inspecting your coupling regularly for wear and tear
  • Replacing your coupling every few years
  • Using a hitch lock or similar device to secure your trailer to your tow vehicle
  • following the manufacturer's instructions for use and care
  • When towing a trailer, it is important to make sure that the coupling is in good working order.

By following these tips, you can help prevent damage to your coupling and ensure safe and efficient towing.

What are the safety tips for using Trailer Couplings?

There are a few safety tips that you should keep in mind when using trailer couplings:

  • Make sure that the connection between the trailer and the towing vehicle is secure before starting to tow
  • Never exceed the weight limit for your particular trailer coupling
  • Make sure that the trailer is properly balanced before attempting to tow it
  • If you are not confident in your ability to tow a trailer, it is always best to seek out professional help.

Trailer couplings at Trek Hardware

All couplings at Trek Hardware comply with the Australian standards. We stock trailer couplings by well-known brands like Jagsingh, Al-ko, and Couplemate. Whichever coupling type you are after, we have it. if it's too confusing to know which coupling would suit your trailer or caravan, our experienced and helpful staff is just a phone call away.

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