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Vestil HOOK-BASE-38 Forklift Towing Attachment

Vestil HOOK-BASE-38 Forklift Towing Attachment
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Vestil HOOK-BASE-38 Forklift Towing Attachment converts your forklift into a tow truck (push only) for moving trailers and other portable equipment. Attachment may also be used as a forklift hook base to lift loads weighing up to 4,000 LBS from the overhead position using a hook. Simple to use design slides onto forks and locks into place with pin style tine locks. Fork pockets accept forks that are up to 5” wide x 2” thick. Optional bolt on tow balls, pintle hook, and lifting hooks available (see options below). The Vestil HOOK-BASE-38 forklift towing attachment features all welded steel construction with a blue powder coat blue finish for a long service life.



  • Capacity: 4,000 LBS | Push Capacity: Varies depending on ball or pintle hook used - see options chart below
  • Load may be pushed only, not designed to pull al load
  • Fork pockets fit minimum 42" long forks that are up a 5" wide x 2" thick
  • Fork pockets center to center measure 24"
  • Secures to forklift using a Pin style tine lock
  • Optional tow balls, pintle hook, and lift hooks available (see options below)
  • Meets OSHA requirements


Options (may increase lead time):

  • See Tow Balls, Pintle Hook, & Lifting Hooks in Options Chart Below




Vestil HOOK-BASE-38 Forklift Towing Attachment:
SKUCapacity/Desc.For Fork LengthLength To Center of BallWeightPriceQty
HOOK-BASE-384000 LBS42"38-3/8"162 LBS $350.00
SKUCapacity/Desc.Ball Dia.Vertical CapacityWeightPriceQty
BALL-178Tow Ball - 2000 LBS Tow Capacity1-7/8"n/a3 LBS $13.00
BALL-200Tow Ball - 5000 LBS Tow Capacity2"n/a3 LBS $18.00
BALL-2516Tow Ball - 5000 LBS Tow Capacity2-5/16"n/a4 LBS $22.00
HITCH-3B3 Ball Hitch 1-7/8", 2", 2-5/16"n/a11 LBS $51.00
PINTLEPintle Hook - 10000 LBS Tow Capacity n/a2000 LBS12 LBS $72.00
HOOK-R-4Rigid Grab Hook w/ Shacklen/a4000 LBS3 LBS $14.00
HOOK-S-4Latching Swivel Hook w/ shacklen/a4000 LBS4 LBS $30.00

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