Pictures below show the trailer coupler moving sideways. It’s so cool to use your trailers jack to move the trailer left or right to match your ball to the coupler. You know the story, you back up, get out of your truck, see how close you are, try it again then you are too far the other side of the ball. Each time you back up, you have to judge the distance from the trailer to the truck again as well as trying to move the truck over the right amount. Once you’ve used the Side Tracker, you won’t want to hookup with out it, it’s a happy smile device!
Pictures below demonstrate the Side Tracker moving the trailer sideways. Easy, fast and safe way to connect to your trailer, may also save some marriages. Having someone help you hook up your trailer, isn’t always possible and even if you can talk your spouse into helping, the exchange may turn nasty.
On gooseneck/5th wheel trailers, Side Tracker has 20 inches of movement or 10 inch to each side from center of the jack. On bumper pulls/tag-a-longs/travel trailers, there is 11 inches of movement or 5.5 inch from center of the jack. Another benefit of Side Tracker for gooseneck and 5th-wheel trailers is to move your trailer closer to a wall in a storage building. You can move your trailer 20 inches sideways.
Side Tracker attaches to the bulkhead of gooseneck and 5th-wheel trailers. Double jack applications will be available. The standard manual crank systems for Side Tracker works well on gooseneck trailers and bumper pull trailers. An electric and hydraulic option will be available. The one pictured above is electric powered on my gooseneck trailer. Left picture is a hand crank manual Side Tracker on a gooseneck trailer.
|Picture left, here with a 8000 lb jack option. Use your existing jack or upgrade.Picture right, your truck tailgate can hit a standard jack if you need to lower it when hooked to your trailer. Side Tracker repositions your trailer jack back out of the way.|
|In mud or snow it’s almost impossible to back up to a trailer straight…..||…and it’s not easy to hit the target in good weather….||…but when your trailer coupler moves sideways, it’s a whole lot easier||Side Tracker comes power coated or deck plate||Bumper pull model just bolts to your trailer tongue|
|Gooseneck install||Weber removes the jack||Rearranging the bulkhead||Side Tracker gooseneck frame bolted to sub-frame||This model is electric|
|Jack brackets||Primed for painting||Matching jack brackets to jack||Side Tracker sub-frame is welded to trailer bulkhead||Universal bulkheads kits will be available|
|Jack goes back on||With a hydraulic jack you can have a hydraulic Side Tracker||Jack moving up and going sideways||Complete unit looks sweet !||You can see how much movement the gooseneck/5th wheel model has|
Finally a hitching solution for horse trailers, RV trailers, car/cargo trailers and more.