Type of Towing Hooks

As we know, the purpose of the tow hitch is to safely transport stranded vehicles with the support of a trailer, but in fact, there are still many people who don't know the type of tow hooks.

Here will introduce some common tow hooks.

1, grab hook 

which are used for larger vehicles that require more strength and reliability. 

2, racing towing hook 

Which is definitely a statement of sleek fashion, generally used for sports car.

3, D ring shackles

4, clevis hook

5, Frame Hook 


Best Towing hooks recommendation: 

1) J Hook with Oblong Link
J Hook with Oblong Link

Working Load Limit: 5,400 lbs.
Assembly Break Strength: 16,200 lbs.
Product Weight (Lbs.): 1
Diameter: 5/16"

2) 3/4 In D-Ring Shackle

Working Load Limit:4.75 ton
Product Weight:2.4
Material: Ultra-strong Forged Steel
Finish:Black Powder Coating
Inside Height:2.81"
Inside Width:2"
Mouth Width:1.25"
Pin Size:7/8"
Shackle Size:3/4"

3) Frame R hook 

VULCAN R-Hook - 4,700 Pound Safe Working Load

Safe Working Load: 4700 lbs
Meets all DOT specifications

4) Weld-On Grab Hook

Size 3/8"
Made of Grade 70 Forged Steel
Working Load Limit 6,600 Lbs (WLL 6,600LBS).

5) Ring Aluminum Racing Trailer Hook

Fashionable and practical
Item Weight ‎1.32 pounds
Product Dimensions ‎12.3 x 6.4 x 1.3 inches


There is nothing to be ashamed of when your car breaks down and nothing to stress about. Just use the proper gear to help in any situation or emergency.