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Have you ever been dispatched to recover a vehicle only to find upon arrival that it is down an embankment that would requires the use of a wrecker? Then a SidePuller™ should be on your list of tools to purchase. With a SidePuller™ on your carrier you will have the peace of mind of knowing that you’ll be equipped to handle any towing and recovery situation.
The SP Series™ SidePullers™ have 9,000 lbs. to 20,000 lbs. winching capacity, and the ability pull from the center as well as from side boom heads. They will out pull, out work, and perform any other brand of side recovery system on the market. The SidePuller™ has revolutionized the towing industry with its versatility. Here at IWS, we add a SidePuller™ to all of our exclusive IWS Signature Series Tow Truck Carriers.
2020 Standard Features and Options
Here at IWS we specialize in building custom towing equipment. We have been working with In the Ditch and our customers for several years to develop IWS exclusive features, and options that are not available for general public information. Listed below are only the standard features and options.
For a full list of all the exclusive features, and options that we offer that are not listed here below, please contact us!
Please note that due to changes at factory, some standard features may become optional and some optional features may become standard at any time without notice.
The SidePuller™ is the world leading side pulling recovery system. The SidePuller™ was developed for car carriers to become dual purpose as recovery vehicles. Car carriers have been increasingly popular over the recent years due to the growing number of all-wheel drive vehicles, their versatility to haul varied loads, and the ability to transport multiple vehicles. The one major drawback has been the lack of recovery capabilities, but that has changed with the SidePuller™.
No one on planet earth has installed more SidePullers™, or is more knowledgeable of SidePullers™ than IWS. We are the ones that Invented and Patented the SP8,000, SP12,000 and SP20,000. We will give you sound advice and will be here day after day to help you with any service problems that you may have. At IWS we are committed to the Towing Industry and all of you who are out there day and night making your living out on the road. IWS should be the clear choice to sell and service your next Side Puller.
The SP Series™ SidePullers™ have 9,000 lbs. to 20,000 lbs. winching capacity, and the ability pull from the center as well as from side boom heads. They will out pull, out work, and perform any other brand of side recovery system on the market. Here at IWS, we add a SidePuller™ to all of our exclusive IWS Signature Series Tow Truck Carriers.
As a small company are you faced with the tough decision of running either a wrecker or a carrier? Are you a large company trying to utilize your equipment to the most of its potential? Then a SidePuller™ should be on your list of tools to purchase.
With a SidePuller™ you can reduce costly insurance payments by doing the job with one truck, decrease your overhead, and increase your profits!
The SidePuller has revolutionized and taken the towing industry by storm. When our founder had been inducted into the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame in Chattanooga, Tennessee the SidePuller was recognized as a major contribution to the industry.
Each SidePuller™ model is designed for a GVWR or class range of truck. We also match the winch and stabilizer legs to best fit the application. The SP8500™ fits class 5 and Class 6 trucks, the SP9000™ fits Class 6 trucks, the SP12,000™ fits class 7 trucks and the SP20,000™ fits class 8 trucks.
The Number 1 Selling Brand of SidePullers™ in the World just added a new model. The all new SP8500™ SidePuller™ was designed exclusively for the Dodge 4500 / 5500 2wd & 4wd Chassis the International CV Series 2WD Chassis, as well as the Chevrolet 4500HD / 5500HD 2WD Chassis. The SP8500™ SidePuller™ is designed to work with chassis frame heights from 29” to 33-3/4” tall* making the SP8500™ a perfect fit for the light medium duty market. The SP8500™ fills that need for 4×2 & some 4×4 Chassis under 23,500 GVWR. When it comes to strength of design, the SP8500™ is best in class in every aspect.
The SP9000™ SidePuller™ is our # 1 Selling Brand of SidePuller™ we offer. The SP9000™ SidePuller™ is recommended for Chassis GWVR from 19,500 lbs. – 26,000 lbs and is really designed for medium duty chassis applications. With a SP9000™ SidePuller™ you will not have to worry if you have the right piece of equipment, you can go to the scene with confidence that you can get the job done.
With the success of the SP9000™ SidePuller™, many operators asked us to design a larger model for medium-duty wreckers and Carriers with a minimum GVWR of 29,000 lbs. We listened and designed the SP12,000™! The SP12,000™ is a completely new design, we did not take the easy way out and just stick a larger winch in the SP9000™ platform. Our designers spent over a year testing and designing the SP12,000™. Check out one of fastest growing product lines in the SP Series the SP12,000™.
The SP20,000™ was designed for those operators wanting to add both stability and side pulling abilities to their heavy-duty carrier and wreckers. With a 20,000lb winch and large stabilizer legs the SP20,000™ becomes the clear choice. The SP20,000™ has proven to be a great retrofit to existing trucks. The SP20,000™ was designed with input from towers encompassing all the features you asked for. Find out for yourself why the SP20,000™ has the best weight, the best recovery features and offers the best value in the industry.
Best Rate Towing, Montana:
“BEST MONEY I EVER SPENT…we have one SP8000™ on a carrier, two SP8000™ on our wreckers, also an SP20,000™ on our 35 Ton Heavy Wrecker!” We are getting ready to add our 5th SidePuller™ which will be an SP12,000™.”
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*Please note that due to changes at factory, specifications, dimensions, features, and options may change at anytime without notice*
|Boom||9,000 lbs.||9,000 lbs.||12,000 lbs.||20,000 lbs.|
|Stablilizer Leg (each)||8,500 lbs.||9,000 lbs.||12,000 lbs.||20,000 lbs.|
|Winch||9,000 lbs.||9,000 lbs.||12,000 lbs.||20,000 lbs.|
|Wire Rope||3/8″ x 100′ Steel Core||3/8″ x 100′ Steel Core||7/16″ x 100′ Steel Core||9/16″ x 150′ Steel Core Wire Rope|
|Weight||950 lbs.||980 lbs.||1500 lbs.||2,200 lbs.|
|Chassis GVRW:||15,000 lbs. – 23,500 lbs.||19,500 lbs. – 26,000 lbs.||26,000 lbs. – 33,000 lbs.||30,000 lbs. and Up|
|Recommended Minimum Additional Cab to Axle Spacing (Carriers)||12″||12″||12″||24″|
|Recommended Minimum Additional Cab to Axle Spacing (Wreckers)||17″||17″||17″||24″ to 36″ Depending on Accessibility to SP Winch|
|Min – Max Frame Height||29″ – 33-3/4″ *Measured unladen at the back of the cab||34″ – 38″||36″ – 42″||40″ – 46″|
|Min – Max Frame Width – Adjustable Mounting Base Width||33-3/4″ to 34-3/4″||33-3/4″ to 34-3/4″||33-3/4″ to 34-3/4″||33″ to 35″ (Requires Mounting Shims)|
Due to continued improvement, changes in suppliers and design; features, options, appliances, equipment, colors, material specifications, prices, and model availability are subject to change without notice.