Pulling a trailer with this coupler is like riding on a cloud. It absorbs up to 59% of the bumps, jolts and jars that make towing hard on you, hard on your cargo and hard on your equipment. Simply swap it out with the coupler on your gooseneck now and -- Walla! Instant gratification.The CC1 and CC2 Cushion Couplers cost hundreds less than air-bag style couplers - and require NO maintenance. The remarkably smooth ride comes from a patented system that uses world famous Timbren cushions combined with other proprietary shock-dampening technology.You don't sacrifice strength for smooth towing. With a gross trailer weight rating of 24,000 pounds and a maximum tongue weight rating of 4,000 pounds for the CC1 and 8,000 pounds for the CC2, this cushion coupler will take trailers wherever you're going in remarkable comfort.The self-latching GN8 cast coupler has a handy molded hitching guide that makes hook-up easier. It has a "V-19" Rating of 28,000 pounds, so it's plenty strong for anything your towing. Best of all, this great coupler self-latches when the trailer is lowered onto the ball -- and it releases remotely with a cable you can locate near your trailer jack handle.The CC1 (4,000 lb. Gross Tongue Weight) and CC2 (8,000 lb. GTW) fit standard 4" I.D. round gooseneck coupler tubes. Installation is straight forward and easy. Simply remove the coupler that's on your trailer now and insert your new Cushion Coupler in the stock receiver tube.