Tow WEDGIT

Introducing the [Tow WEDGIT] (It has been patented as it’s so simple but very handy and no one else has anything like it currently)

It’s a small device that locks the UJ in position holding the A frame about 20 degrees from horizontal allowing easier connection with one person, It is a simple block that locks the a frame in an elevated position by mechanical means.

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Description

To use:

  • Connect the A frame and Lift the hitch around 2 ft from the ground
  • To engage the lock  – Slip the Tow WEDGIT® into the universal joint from underneath and release the weight on the A frame, (the weight of the A frame in position will clamp the part in place holding the A frame about 17 degrees from horizontal, high enough for you to either drive up to the tow ball, or reverse the Tow ball to the hitch, ONLY to be used for connecting up the A frame – Not to be driven on the public road in this manner.
  • To Release then simply lift the Hitch up )the release of pressure will allow the Tow WEDGIT® to drop out, drop the hitch onto the ball and locate correctly – recover your Tow WEDGIT® and store it ready for the next time


  • To Lock A frame Vertically – disconnect any electrical leads and breakaway cable, Lift the TOW hitch almost to vertical (12 O’clock) and insert the wedge from the top into the universal joint – release the weight of the hitch slowly ensuring the A frame is locked at least 60 degrees from horizontal – Only to be used for slow speed manoeuvring of the vehicle when connecting or disconnecting – Not to be used on the public road in this manner.
  • To release lift the hitch a little and remove the [WEDGIT] and stow securely, you can either connect the A frame or remove the A frame