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D.T.U. G2

Detachable Towing Unit

The Holmes D.T.U. (Detachable Towing Unit) has been re-designed to decrease rear overhang, increase front axle weight, and offer better towability. With repositioned lift cylinders, the D.T.U. G2 also provides superior underlift height and further improved center of gravity and weight transfer.

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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 D.T.U. G2 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. Other popular options include a 25,000 lb planetary winch, tool boxes and lanyard controls; all of which are available from your local Holmes distributor.


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  • Low Profile Fabricated Cross Bar
  • Front Stands
  • Fork Storage Holders
  • Air & Electrical Lines
  • Safety Chains
  • Passenger Side Control
  • Hook End Caps
  • 5 Sets of Frame Forks
  • 20,000 lb Planetary Winch 9/16” x 175’ IWRC Cable (Winch Options Include: Air Tensioners, Air Free Spool, 360° Sheave Heads)


  • 25,000 lb Planetary Winch - 5/8” x 200’ IWRC Cable
  • Wet Line Kit (PTO w/Pressure Relief Valve,  Pump, 15 Gallon Hydraulic Tank, Return Filter, Quick Disconnect, Fittings & Hoses)
  • Hand Held Remote Control 6-Function Controller w/25’ Cord
  • 5 or 9 Switch Panel
  • Wireless Remote Contol
  • Tow Bar Lights (wired or wireless)
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Tool Compartment
  • Work Area Lighting
  • Additional Front Lock Down Kit (for setting up second tractor)
  • Bus Lift & Bus Lift Storage System
  • Additional Lift Forks & Towing Attachments


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 lb

Chassis Recommendations

Minimum Wheelbase 250”
Minimum Clearance from Front of D.T.U. to Center of Trunnion 84”

Important: All ratings are based on structural factors only, not vehicle capacities or capabilities. Specifications shown are approximations and may vary depending on chassis selected. Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. reserves the right to change or modify product and/or specifications without notice or obligation. Some equipment shown is optional.

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