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TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension for SuperHitch Trailer Hitch Receivers - 42" Long

TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension for SuperHitch Trailer Hitch Receivers - 42" Long

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Extend the top receiver on your TorkLift SuperHitch dual-receiver trailer hitch to clear obstacles such as your bed-mounted camper. Exclusive, heavy-duty design maintains a high weight capacity and can be used with a weight distribution system. 1-800-940-8924 to order TorkLift hitch adapters part number TLE1542 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all TorkLift products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension for SuperHitch Trailer Hitch Receivers - 42" Long. Hitch Adapters reviews from real customers.
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TorkLift Hitch Adapters - TLE1542

  • Hitch Extender
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • 42 Inch Extension
  • 6500 lbs
  • TorkLift
  • Trailers

Extend the top receiver on your TorkLift SuperHitch dual-receiver trailer hitch to clear obstacles such as your bed-mounted camper. Exclusive, heavy-duty design maintains a high weight capacity and can be used with a weight distribution system.


Features:

  • Extension piece extends SuperHitch receiver opening to clear obstacles such as your bed-mounted camper so you can tow
  • Heavy-duty design lets you maintain a high towing capacity and allows you to use a standard weight distribution system
    • Extension slides into both receivers of your TorkLift SuperHitch trailer hitch for excellent support and stability
    • Patented, lateral-support safety chains provide extra security and help to distribute weight back from the extension's receiver opening to your frame-mounted hitch
  • Electrical bracket lets you mount connector of 7-way wiring extension (sold separately)
  • Hardened, reinforced hitch pin holes prevent elongation from wear
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Black powder coat finish resists corrosion
  • Built-in hookup loops for trailer safety chains
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock sold separately
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: TorkLift SuperHitch dual-receiver trailer hitches
  • Length (from end of SuperHitch receiver to end of SuperTruss receiver): 42"
  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Weight capacity when used with SuperHitch Original or Magnum:
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 6,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 12,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 600 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 1,200 lbs
  • Weight capacity when used with SuperHitch Hero:
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 2,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 3,500 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 200 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 350 lbs
  • Lifetime warranty


TorkLift SuperTruss in SuperHitch

This SuperTruss hitch extender is specially designed to work with your SuperHitch trailer hitch (sold separately). Like most products from TorkLift, the primary purpose of this extender is to help create a towing setup that fits perfectly with your truck bed camper system. Not only will you be able to extend your trailer hitch receiver out far enough to clear the overhang of your camper, but you will also maintain a high enough weight capacity so that you can tow your trailer.


Heavy-Duty Towing with a Hitch Extension

Most hitch extensions dramatically reduce the towing capacity of your hitch setup, making it difficult to tow a loaded trailer over a certain weight. The SuperTruss, though, creates such a sturdy connection with your SuperHitch trailer hitch that you can still maintain a high weight capacity. To get the highest capacity possible, use a standard weight distribution system with the TorkLift towing setup.


The SuperTruss uses both of the receivers on your TorkLift SuperHitch to ensure a sturdy, secure connection. The solid shank of the extension's top tube slides into your top receiver, and the extension's lower compression tube installs in your bottom receiver. Each tube is held in place with the hitch pins and clips that were included with your SuperHitch. The connection between the extension and your hitch is reinforced with 2 sturdy steel collars that bolt around the tubes of the SuperTruss.


To give you absolute peace of mind, lateral support chains connect to the hitch and the extension on either side of your setup. Just attach one end of each chain to the extension and secure the opposite end to your SuperHitch. Then tighten the chains with the integrated turnbuckles. These chains not only provide extra security to keep the extension in place in your hitch, but they also transfer some of the weight back from the extension to your frame-mounted hitch.


How to Determine the SuperTruss Length You Need

If the camper is mounted on the truck:

Measure from the face of the truck's rear bumper to the outside edge of the camper's bumper. This is the length of the extension that you need.


If the camper is not mounted on the truck:

1. Measure from the inside of the front of your truck bed to the outside face of the truck's rear bumper.

2. Measure the camper's overall floor length from the rubber bumpers at the front to the outside edge of the rear bumper.

3. Find the difference between these 2 figures by subtracting. The difference is the length of the extension that you need.



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TorkLift SuperTruss Hitch Extension for SuperHitch Trailer Hitch Receivers - 42" Long - TLE1542

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (29 Customer Reviews)

Extend the top receiver on your TorkLift SuperHitch dual-receiver trailer hitch to clear obstacles such as your bed-mounted camper. Exclusive, heavy-duty design maintains a high weight capacity and can be used with a weight distribution system.

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We have been using Torklift superhitch and supertruss extension since 2010 hauling horses around the US. This extension and superhitch went on our new truck. We hauled trouble and worry free for 10,000 miles this year. Best product on the market.



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This is the second super hitch truss system I have purchased. Never disappointed



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Great quality, heavy duty, I can tell about anything I want my boat trailers whatever.



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Super Truss arrived well packaged. Assembly instructions were easy to follow.



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Works great.



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My second SuperTruss . We changed to a longer camper so needed a longer extension.
Tongue weight for our trailer exceeds 500lbs so the SuperTruss is the only hitch extension I would trust. Like all torklift products they are built for a lifetime.
E-Trailers not a bad outfit to deal with either , great customer service.



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Excellent product i am very happy with it. Installed it myself and it took a few hours. Definitely remove the spare tire its much easier that way. And check for all mounting hardware as i was missing (5) 1/2 inch flat washers. That was an inconvenience but im still very happy with the prodct. Im using this product and the 42 inch supertruss to haul my 23 foot boat behind my lance camper. So far it all works flawlessly and i couldn't be happier with my purchase.



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We have ordered twice over the last couple of weeks from etrailer and have had great service. The products have been top line products and easy to install. I have had orders from the same state where I live take longer to receive than the items from across the other side of US from etrailer. I have talked to several different people at etrailer and each was very professional and I received accurate information each time. If you need anything for a truck or trailer you should give etrailer a try it you will be very happy you did.

I would supply photos but all of the items I purchased was for under the truck to haul my trailer so no photos.

Thanks for all your help, Stan



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this hitch extension is phenomenal. This was the perfect extension for my application and is beefy as all get out. The hitch arrived in 2 days after it shipped. The packaging was in good shape, and all worked as planned. I have total confidence in the capability of this hitch extension. Thanks for really making a product of quality- Rare these days.



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Great product, exactly as described. Received the order a day early.

Henry

10/9/2020

Still enjoying the use of this super truss, pulled my boat to Upper Michigan and back from Georgia. Makes it easy to take my boat on trips when I need my truck camper.



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Box was damaged in shipping all pieces are accounted for.



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They shipped this very quickly



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One top quality hitch!!!!!



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