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Get Ready For


Warm weather means trailering season for many drivers, as families break out their boats, campers, and other outdoor gear for a stress-relieving vacation. From how to find a trailer hitch, weight distribution hitch or trailer hitch installation, Pep Boys is here to help!

How To Get Ready For The Summer Towing Season

  1. Make sure to complete a safety walk around your vehicle, before setting out. This includes checking your lights, tires, operating taillights, brake lights, turn signals, and side-marker lights. Make sure all lug nuts are tight, check tire pressure regularly, and inflate your tires to the trailer manufacturer's recommendations.

  2. Before you head off on your next adventure, stock up on all of the towing and trailer necessities. Check out our trailer and towing supplies below:
Trailer & Specialty Tire

With towing capacity comes needing the best tires to support your trailer. Pep Boys has a selection of trailer and specialty tires to ensure you get a smoother ride this towing season.
Travel & Cargo Management

What is proper towing without cargo management products? Stock up on roof racks, bike racks, cargo boxes and cargo bags. Make traveling to new and old places a breeze this vacation.
Trailer Hitches

With the right equipment you can turn your vehicle into a road trip ready load-hauling machine! Use our tow hitch guide to find what trailer hitch fits your car at Pep Boys. We can help you find what you need, from a hitch, to tow bars, or couplers. Shop here.
Towing Mirrors

The bigger the cargo, the bigger the blind spots. Safety is crucial, especially when you're adding a trailer to your car. Add extra vision for your towing experience with our towing mirrors.
Trailer Light

Pep Boys sells a variety of safety lights for using a tow bar on your trailer. Functional trailer lights are a necessity for a trailer to be considered road worthy and legal. Choose from our selection of trailer and safety lights that are easy to install.
Canopies & Shelters

Pep Boys has a selection Canopies and shelters for all of your outdoor activities. Whether you're going to a game, concert or camp site, it's best to come prepared. Pep Boys has all of the necessities you need to tailgate in style this fall with your friends and family.

The Boys are here to help! We know trailering and we know towing.
If you ever need an extra hand, stop by your local Pep Boys.

To learn more about towing and trailer hitches, visit our Towing Safety and How to Choose the Right Trailer Hitch pages.