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Detachable Towing Unit (DTU)

2020 D.T.U (Detachable Towing Unit)
' Holmes Gen 2

Stock#: 8478

Arriving in September!

Arriving in September 2020

Designed and Manufactured in the USA by the Miller Industries – The World’s Foremost Authority of Towing and Recovery Equipment

The Holmes D.T.U. (Detachable Towing Unit) has been re-designed to decrease rear overhang, increase front axle weight, and offer better tow-ability. With repositioned lift cylinders, the Generation 2 D.T.U. also provides superior under-lift height and further improved center of gravity and weight transfer.

The unit comes standard with a 20,000 lb. planetary winch, 175’ of 9/16” wire rope and front legs that allow the unit to be easily removed in a matter of minutes so your truck can be multi-functional for both towing and pulling trailers. The Holmes Gen 2 D.T.U. is designed to secure to your truck using a front lock-down bracket and your Fifth Wheel Plate. The power for the unit is provided by an optional wet line kit, with quick connect couplers, which is installed on your truck.

Standard Detachable towing unit Features

  • Lift Capacity (Retracted) – 35,000 lb.
  • Lift Capacity (Extended) – 16,000 lb.
  • Reach Past Tailboard (Fully Extended) – 113”
  • Reach Past Tailboard (Fully Retracted) – 51”
  • Power Tilt Arc – 20°
  • Shipping Weight – 6,200 lbs.
  • Low Profile Fabricated Cross Bar
  • Front Stands
  • Fork Storage Holders
  • Air & Electrical Lines
  • Safety Chains
  • Full controls on passenger side.
  • Hook End Caps
  • 5 Sets of Frame Forks:
  • Short Axle Fork Set
  • 3” Short Fork Set
  • 3” Medium Fork Set
  • 5” Medium Fork Set
  • 5” Tall Fork Set
  • 20,000 lb. Planetary Winch
  • 9/16” x 175’ IWRC Cable (Winch Options Include:
  • Air Tensioner
  • Air Free Spool
  • 360° Sheave Heads

IWS Installed Items

  • Wireless Remote Control ** IWS Added Option

This 2020 Holmes Detachable Towing Unit (DTU) comes with the IWS Advantage Package!

Advantage Package

  • Priority service treatment on emergency truck repairs.

Your truck will come with our IWS Exclusive Build Book including:

  • All Operation Manuals
  • Custom IWS Wiring Diagrams

Key Information about your truck such as:

  • Serial Numbers
  • Warranty Start Date

(We keep detailed backup records of your equipment electronically)

  • Your tow truck will be filled with fuel at delivery.
  • Exclusive 1 on 1 training on how to use your new tow truck

This Floor plan may show optional features that are not on every unit.

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*Please note that due to changes at factory, specifications, dimensions, features, and options may change at anytime without notice*

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.

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