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5653566 Device and method for loading a boat trailer and boat onto a vehicle  
A loading device uses a hitch to support a boat trailer and boat in an elevated position on the rear of a camper. A first member attaches to the aft end of the boat trailer, a second member...
5651657 Cargo handling device with a vertical lift  
A cargo handling device for use in an overland vehicle. The cargo handling device includes a base frame which is capable of being mounted on the floor of the overland vehicle. A pair of extension...
5651484 Ladder support accessory for truck rack  
A ladder support accessory is disclosed for pivotally supporting a ladder on a truck rack. The ladder support accessory includes, in one embodiment, a pair of joints mounted to a side rail of the...
5649655 Luggage rack for a motor vehicle with a steeply inclined end  
A luggage rack for a motor vehicle with a steeply inclined end has a rear carrier on the steeply inclined end and a roof-mounted carrier. The rear carrier has a guide rail arrangement which...
5649656 Receiver hitch boat and canoe rack  
A receiver hitch boat and canoe rack comprised of a right angle extension adapted for adjustable coupling with a receiver hitch on a vehicle. A hollow vertical post telescopically receives the...
5647719 Motorcycle towing device  
The present invention is a towing device for two-wheeled vehicles. An elongate channel member is positioned on, and is attached to, a wheel-lift extending from the rear of towing vehicle. The...
5632591 Ladder storage and transport device  
A ladder storage and transport device for use with a vehicle comprising a ladder positioning assembly including a positioning drive operable in a retracting mode or extending a mode to selectively...
5622299 Snowmobile carrying unit  
A snowmobile carrying unit fitted to the loadbed of a pickup truck has four plungers held with pins to the downwardly directed four legs of the top portion of a two-piece bedrack which hold the...
5620296 Device for loading and carrying cargo  
An apparatus for loading and carrying cargo on the bed of a pickup truck includes a chassis and a drive mechanism substantially contained within the chassis. The chassis is rigidly attached to the...
5620197 Motorcycle towing device  
A towing apparatus for a two-wheeled or three-wheeled motorcycle is provided having a support bar which slidably engages a hitch receiver connected to the towing vehicle and having a pivotally...
5618150 Cargo handling assembly  
A cargo handling assembly for use in an overland vehicle including a base frame which is capable of being mounted on the floor of the overland vehicle. A pair of extension members is individually...
5609462 Boat loader and carrier  
A boat loader and carrier for mounting on a motor vehicle such as a pick-up truck, comprising an upper frame for supporting the boat, having forward and rearward ends and transversely spaced legs...
5603600 Telescoping personal watercraft jet track  
An apparatus for loading and unloading a personal water craft into the bed of a conventional pick-up truck which only requires a single operator. The device includes a support frame mountable to...
5586856 Lift apparatus  
A lift apparatus mounts to a vehicle for raising and lowering a storage platform from a position behind the vehicle in a substantially horizontal position to a position above the vehicle in a...
5567108 Transfer apparatus for transferring article holders, particularly for transferring cart carriers in a storage compartment  
Transfer apparatus for transferring an article holder, particularly a cart carrier, from one location to another location in a compartment, includes a carriage movable longitudinally of a...
5567107 Extravehicular apparatus for loading and securing cargo  
A device has a sliding tube assembly which can be mounted to a motor vehicle. The tube assembly has three tubes which coaxially telescope between a lowered loading/unloading position and either a...
5560666 Removable rack system  
A removable rack system provides the ability to carry elongated loads and is easily and simply installed and removed without the use of special tools or other equipment. The rack system includes a...
5560525 Load carrier  
A load carrier arrangement for mounting a load holder on a vehicle. The vehicle includes a roof and a rear door and/or a trunk lid. The load carrier includes a rack disposed across the roof of the...
5553762 Vehicle carrier and ramp assembly  
A vehicle carrier and ramp assembly includes two, spaced-apart platforms maintained at an elevated position above the top edges of the side walls of a pickup truck body so as to preserve...
5549437 Fork lift truck loading mechanism  
A fork lift truck loading mechanism mounted on a chassis of a movable truck for loading a self-propelled fork lift truck by connection to the forks of the fork lift truck so as to hold the fork...
5547116 Bracket for mounting a carrier on a vehicle  
An improved bracket for mounting a carrier on a vehicle for carrying various articles such as skis and ski poles, bicycles and luggage. The illustrated bracket supports the carrier at the rear of...
5544998 Selectively retractable vehicle load floor  
A selectively retractable load floor for the cargo compartment of a vehicle to improve access to cargo stored within the vehicle. The load floor includes a platform movable along dual rails for...
5544796 Roof rack for vehicles  
The roof rack is equipped with two parallel tracks having a roof section and a pivotal auxiliary section. For loading or unloading articles, the auxiliary sections are positioned to extend outward...
5542810 Easily removable dual purpose apparatus for safely transporting personal watercraft in truck bed  
A rack for personal watercraft which is designed for easy loading and unloading via a ramp, and for easy installation by simply setting the rack in the truck bed and attaching tie downs (7) or...
5540537 Portable hoist  
A hoist which mounts to a trailer hitch drawbar of a vehicle includes a post connected to a tongue. The post includes an angle which defines a boom extending from a central column. The tongue...
5535929 Tip-off baggage carrier apparatus  
A tip-off baggage carrier attachable to the top of a vehicle is comprised of a storage shell attached by struts and wheels to a track. The baggage carrier provides a shell which can be moved from...
5536130 External storage for automobiles  
A storage container for mounting externally to the rear of an automobile and which comprises a substantially rigid container the container having an articulated mounting to enable it to be mounted...
5531560 Motorcycle towing device  
The invention relates to a trailer 10 for towing vehicles having a single front wheel, such as a motorcycle, behind another vehicle. The trailer 10 includes a heavy duty frame 12 having concave...
5529453 Rear bumper mounted van and truck winches  
A rear bumper mounted van and truck winch comprising a frame having two long vertical segments and one short horizontal segment, the segments including a plurality of apertures, the horizontal...
5527146 Vehicle-mounted articulated support rack  
A support rack for carrying articles behind a vehicle is disclosed. The rack includes a base member, a forward beam, a rearward beam, a top member, and lock arms. The base member is securable to...
5522530 Hand truck sentry system  
An apparatus for detachably securing a hand truck having a base and a pair of side rails. The apparatus has a frame mounted to the vehicle. The frame has a pair of claws, each claw is pivotably...
5518357 Retaining and retrieval apparatus for storage of a ladder upon a vehicle shelf area  
An apparatus for allowing storage of a ladder vertically above a shelf area defined on a vehicle while allowing powered movement of the apparatus to the retrieval position laterally adjacent the...
5511928 Boat loading device  
A boat loading device including a first frame secured to a vehicle supporting a second frame selectively extendable to a launch/retrieve position and retractable to a carry position. The device is...
5509776 Apparatus for raising and lowering a load on or from a support  
A device for lifting and/or lowering a load, in particular a two-wheeled vehicle such as a bicycle, onto or off of a load carrier connected to a motor vehicle, has an extension arm with which the...
5505579 Sliding carrier  
A sliding carrier comprising a frame and a sled, with the frame being mounted to the rooftop of a vehicle, and the sled adaptable for carrying certain objects being in sliding communication with...
5492454 Transporter device for jet skis  
A transporter device for jet skis comprised of a first support attachable the rear of a vehicle. A second support attachable to the vehicle. A transverse support is coupled at intermediate points...
5482424 Car rack for wheelchairs and the like  
A rack is disclosed for mounting on the rear of a car for carrying a wheelchair. The wheelchair has a seat supporting framework that includes two parallel horizontal frame members close to the...
5468115 Bilevel trailer with a lowerable upper deck  
A bilevel trailer having upper and lower levels with four posts pivotally connected to both levels. A winch including a single cable connected by pulleys to all four posts with the winch moving...
5466111 Wheelchair and lifting apparatus for handicapped persons driving automobiles  
A wheelchair and lifting apparatus and method for loading a wheelchair and its occupant into a desired position in a vehicle, such as the driver's position, by attaching the wheelchair to an open...
5462398 Motorcycle carrier  
A motorcycle carrier for carrying a motorcycle on a vehicle having a hitch, comprising a support arm detachably secured to the hitch of the vehicle and a ramp assembly for supporting the...
5460472 Cartop hoist and carrier  
A cartop hoist and carrier apparatus has a crane rotatably mounted on a frame that is adapted to be secured to the top of an automotive vehicle. The crane has two spaced apart suspension points...
5456564 Winch operated vehicle mounted carrier  
A new and improved winch operated vehicle mounted carrier comprised of an upper rectangular section having a securement bar extending inwardly therefrom. The securement bar is received within a...
5447408 Boat trailer overhead carrying device  
A boat carrying device comprising two outside ramps and a center ramp attachable to two outside support rails and a center rail, respectively. A winch located at the front bumper of a vehicle is...
5444348 Electric jack having a rotation-translation movement conversion system and with energy recovery  
An electric jack of the type used in robotics having a rotation-translation movement transformation system, at least one electric motor connected to the movement transformation system, means for...
5431526 Lifting system for transporting vehicle  
A lift mountable in a transporting vehicle for loading and unloading objects such as small motorized carts. The lift includes an adjustable stand and pivotal boom assembly. An electric motor...
5431522 Low profile scooter holder  
A scooter holder having a low profile is attached to the trailer hitch of a vehicle. The attachment member is adjustable and invertable so that the scooter holder may be used with vehicles of...
5427289 Vehicle attached demountable carrier  
A carrier particularly adapted for use with an automotive vehicle having limited cargo or carrying space which may be readily removably mounted upon the trailer hitch of such a vehicle having a...
5423650 Retractable cargo rack assembly  
A cargo rack is provided which is intended to supported on a support structure, such as the roof of a vehicle, and to be retractable to facilitate loading and unloading of the rack. The...
5421495 Vehicle roof rack  
A roof rack for use with vehicles. The roof rack includes a frame attachable to the roof of a car and an arm movable relative to the frame between a first position wherein a portion of the arm is...
5419672 Tail gate hanger  
A tail gate hanger for hanging objects from and lifting objects onto the bed of a vehicle comprising an extensible and retractable telescopic rod having a base end for supporting the rod, a tip...