BUYING A TRAILER FROM RINGO HILL FARMS EQUIPMENT COMPANY INC INFORMATION
BEFORE PURCHASING A TRAILER PLEASE CONSULT THE MANUFACTURER’S RATING OF THE MAXIMUM WEIGHT LIMIT THAT CAN SAFELY BE TOWED BY YOUR VEHICLE.
What you do I need to purchase a trailer from you?
You need a valid drivers license and insurance card for the vehicle that you are going to tow the trailer off our sales lot with.
What do I need to purchase a trailer in my business name from you?
You need a valid drivers license and insurance card for the vehicle that you are going to tow the trailer off our sales lot with. You will also need a letterhead from the business stating that you have permission to sign for the trailer on behalf of the company. We have a template available if you need it. MORE INFORMATION WORD DOC TEMPLATE
You can start the trailer purchasing process by sending your paper work and copies to Sales@ringohill.com
I have never towed a trailer before. What do I need? Where can I get the parts from?
You will need a hitch on your vehicle and wiring to accept the trailer plug. These parts are vehicle specific and need to be on the vehicle before purchasing a trailer. We have access to hitches and wiring for most vehicles. Contact us today to get your vehicle ready to tow a trailer.
If the trailer has brakes, You will need a brake controller installed in the vehicle before you tow the trailer. *We do sell and install brake controllers. Contact us today!*
If your vehicle is ready, you will need a ball mount with the correct drop and correct size ball. These items we have a showroom full of towing products to make sure you are safety towing your trailer.
As an authorized agent of Penn DOT, we can complete all documentation regarding your trailer purchase.
All trailers on the road need a license plate in the state of Pennsylvania. We can do this when you buy a trailer here! This also means a registration fee will need to be renewed yearly.
All trailers that have brakes needs to be inspected yearly. We do this here! We include a 1 year of good inspection when you buy a new trailer from us!
FEES: Clerical, Notary, Tag, Tax, Title, & PTA Tax.
OUT OF STATE RESIDENTS:
We will notarize the certificate of origin from the manufacturer and you take the trailer back to your home state. You pay all fees when you register it in your home state.
We do offer a Temp Plate / In Transit Plate to get you home legally. Additional Fees apply.
GVW Gross Vehicle Weight
GVW is the maximum total loaded weight of the trailer. This includes the weight of the trailer.
Max Load Weight + Trailer Weight = GVW
How to figure out how much of a load you can put on the trailer. GVW - Weight of Trailer = How much the trailer can tow.
Coupler - The locking mechanism used to connect the trailer tongue tube to the ball on the towing vehicle. Couplers may come in many different shapes and sizes but the most common sizes are 1-7/8”, 2” & 2-5/16”.
The coupler on the trailer must match the tow ball EXACTLY.
Safety Chains - Chains connected from the trailer tongue to the towing vehicle. These are used to safely guide the trailer to safety in case the ball or coupler fails. Two safety chains are required and must me attached to separate chain retainers.
Other Trailer Parts - leaf springs, spring hanger, shackle, hub, wheel bearing, wheel grease, bearing protectors, dust cap, lug nuts, lug studs, axles, brakes, gates, ramps, lights, spindle, trailer tires, trailer wheels.
Mon - Friday 6:30 am- 5:00 Pm
1624 Route 212. Quakertown. PA 18951
Phone: (610) 346-7340
Fax: (610) 346-8041
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