The Holmes® DTU is a Detachable Towing Unit from Miller Industries that gives you the flexibility to utilize your existing road tractor for more uptime when not hauling a trailer. This video showcases how the DTU can allow the usage of a road tractor 5th wheel plate, combined with an added wet line kit, for towing up to 35,000 lbs.
One small feature that can make a big difference for towing is a reverse camera system for your wrecker. In this video we explore the benefit of the Miller Industries™ optional Dual Reverse Camera System for medium and heavy-duty wreckers.
In this video we review the importance of inspecting the subframe mounting bolts on your wrecker or rotator, as well as demonstrate a simple technique for quickly checking for loose bolts.
In this short video we demonstrate a helpful technique to aid in changing the gear oil on the DP winches found on our heavy wreckers and rotators. This video is a last video in a three-part video series covering the DP Winches found on Century® and Vulcan® heavy-duty wreckers and rotators.
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Verifying the winch drag settings on your heavy-duty wrecker is an important maintenance item. Our friends at TWG helped us create this helpful video that outlines why drag settings are so important, and also demonstrates how to set the tension for both the DP 35,000 lb. and 50,000 lb. winches. In this video we also clear up some common misconceptions around free-spool tension settings on our Century® and Vulcan® heavy-duty wreckers, and explain the differences between how the 35k and 50k winches function internally.
In this full feature video our own Tom Luciano will demonstrate one way to tow a heavy trailer using the Century® or Vulcan® underlift cross bar, fork risers, king pin tow plate, safety chains, and our engineered tow chains with specially designed frame hooks.
Topics: 9055XL, Century, 5th Wheel Attachment, miller industries, Vulcan, Heavy-Duty, Tow Truck, Underlift, Trailer, V-100, V-70, Recovery, fork holder, crossbar, 7035, 5130, 5230, king pin, Trailer Towing, fork risers, frame chains, tow chains, VIDEO
Checking the tire pressure in your wrecker or rotator is a critical safety step. Ensuring proper tire pressure before a heavy tow could be the different between a tire blowout and a successful tow. This video showcases the LED AirGuard® tire pressure monitoring system developed by Real Wheels, and exclusive to Miller Industries.
This video showcases the benefits of the Century® 1135 Rotator. The Century® 1135 rotator from Miller Industries is one of the most versatile rotators available. The lighter weight of this unit makes it perfect for every day heavy-duty towing, as well as recoveries.
Snatch blocks are a critical tool used for rigging during heavy lifting. When it comes to heavy-duty towing and recovery, snatch blocks are often placed under very heavy loads. This video discusses the key points for inspecting the Crosby® snatch blocks offered by Miller Industries.