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  • Will Curt Class III Trailer Hitch 13650 Fit 2007 Ford Escape Hybrid
  • The Curt Class III Trailer Hitch you referenced, part # 13650 does indeed fit all models of the 2007 Ford Escape including the Hybrid model. If you'll be using the hitch for towing purposes, you'll also need the following to complete your towing set-up: Trailer wiring harness, part # 118426 Ball mount, part # 2923 Trailer ball # 19260 for a 1-7/8 inch ball or # 63845 for a 2 inch Hitch pin, part # PC3 Locking hitch pin, part # 40107 If you click the provided links, you can...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation That's Compatible with Kuat NV Bike Rack for 2014 Ford Fusion
  • The most economical hitch choice to carry a 2 bike rack on your Ford Fusion would be the Draw-Tite Class I trailer hitch, part # 24897. The Curt Class II # C12091 you referenced is a bit less expensive, but Curt's warranty requires that a stabilizing strap like # 18050 be used for extra support. Since the Draw-Tite hitch doesn't require the strap, all told it'll be less expensive. The Draw-Tite Class I hitch I recommended would work perfectly well with the Kuat NV bike rack you mentioned,...
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  • Brake Controller Installation on 2011 Ford Escape
  • There isn't a plug and play brake controller/7-way trailer connector installation available for the 2011 Ford Escape, but the good news is that the installation isn't too terribly difficult. I'd recommend using a quality brake controller like the Tekonsha Primus, part # TK90160. To install the controller and to convert your existing 4 pole connector into a 7-way, use our Brake Controller Installation Kit, part # ETBC7. The kit includes everything needed to complete the installation....
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  • 7-Way and Brake Controller Recommendation for a 2013 Ford F-150 with 4-Way
  • To convert the 4-way of your 2013 Ford F-150 to a 7-way you will need the part # 37185 as a way to convert it to a 7-way. If you check out the video I attached you can see how to tie the 7-way into the wiring of your truck without having to run the wires all the way up to the front of the truck. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup. This...
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  • Fitment of Fixed Mounted Roof Rack on a 2015 Ford Transit Connect
  • Good news! I was able to find a couple Thule roof racks that will work for your 2015 Ford Transit Connect XLT LWB Wagon. The Thule AeroBlade Edge which is made up of # TH7603-TH7603 and the fit kit # THKIT3032 will fit your fixed mounting points and they are also offered in black # TH7603B-TH7603B with the same fit kit # THKIT3032. Or the Thule AeroBlade which has the Rapid Podium style foot this kit is made up of the following parts # THARB53, # TH460R, and # THKIT3032. This rack...
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  • Headache or Ladder Rack with Over Cab Storage for a 2006 Ford Super Duty
  • We do have some options that are similar to what you are looking for your 2006 Ford Super Duty but, they are ladder racks and not headache racks. If you have an 8 foot bed I recommend the TracRac sliding ladder rack with over the cab extension # TA21010-03-02. There is also a similar, non-sliding version, # TA37003-02. And there are a couple of more economical options in # TA91000 and # EM07707. For a short bed the sliding ladder rack with extension is # TA21510-03-02. The other options...
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  • Can a Brake Controller be Installed in the Console Pocket on a 2004 Ford F-250
  • Proportional brake controllers need to be mounted in a specific orientation which is why they have mounting brackets. If a proportional controller is not mounted according to the specifications in the installation instructions then it will have erratic behavior. But if you go with a time delay brake controller such as # C51110 or # 5520 then it just has to be within easy reach of the driver and doesn't have to be fixed in position. This would allow you to put the controller in that...
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  • Transmission Cooler for a 2015 Ford Explorer
  • The first thing to check on your 2015 Ford Explorer is if there is a dip stick for the transmission fluid. I say this because Ford and many other manufacturers started going to a sealed system that can only be opened with a special tool (that the dealer has). If you open the hood and see a cap on the tube where the dip stick would be then it is a closed system. They started doing that because people were using the wrong transmission fluid and damaging their transmissions. If your Explorer...
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  • SuperGlide 5th Wheel Hitch Travels too Far to Work Properly in a 2012 Ford F-350 Short Bed
  • The Lippert 1621HD pin box and the replacements for it are already classified as long pin boxes (the others are medium, short, and telescoping). Any replacement would be approximately the same length as what you have now. A Sidewinder would not work because they can't be used with the SuperGlide hitch. If the issue is the tailgate then one possible solution is to use a 5th wheel tailgate such as # VG-97-100, # VG-97-4000, # HL15130. or # HL15130-38. I have included some links to...
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  • Can TruXedo TonneauMate Truck Bed Toolbox be Installed on a 2015 Ford F-350 with Deuce Tonneau Cover
  • Yes, you can install the TruXedo TonneauMate Truck Bed Toolbox # TX1117416 if you already have a TruXedo Deuce tonneau cover or other cover installed on your 2015 Ford F-350. I have included a link to the installation instructions for you.
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  • Spacers for Firestone Ride-Rite Air Bags on a 2003 Ford Excursion with 4 Inch Lift
  • The 2 Firestone spacer kits that you mentioned, # F2371 and # F2370, each fit different types of Firestone Ride-Rite kits. First, style # F2371 fits on Ride-Rite models that mount to the vehicle axle. The other one, # F2370, fits on models that mount to the leaf spring stack. The kit that you have, # F2251, is an axle mounted kit so you would need spacers # F2371. The spacer kit used needs to be same as the amount of lift on the vehicle. So if the ride height increased by 4 inches...
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  • Best Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Ford Fusion for Towing Trailer and Carrying Bike Rack
  • For your 2015 Ford Fusion the best hitch for you will be the Hidden Hitch part # 60322. This hitch comes with a ball mount and pin and clip already unlike the other two hitches which you will need when you tow your trailer, plus unlike the Curt it does not require the use of a stabilizer strap when carrying a non-supported load like the bike rack you mentioned planning on towing. I attached an install video for this hitch plus a video that compares all three of them for you to check...
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  • What Does Suspension Enhancement Do for a Towing Vehicle
  • Suspension enhancement like the products you referenced for your 2006 Ford Escape are designed to help provide additional support to the vehicle's suspension so that it can travel with the suspension sitting as level as possible, but it will not give you additional towing capacities. The rear axle, suspension, tires and wheels, running gear, transmission, motor, and possibly other things such as the frame would all have to be upgraded to increase capacity. Since that really isn't a feasible...
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  • Replacement Mirror and Towing Mirror Recommendation for a 2002 Ford F-150
  • For your 2002 Ford F-150 we offer replacement mirrors and custom towing mirrors that will fit them, but we do not offer upgraded replacement towing mirrors for your vehicle. For the towing mirrors you would want the part # KS81600. This is our most popular option for your vehicle because how well they install and work. I attached a review video for you to check out as well. For a driver side replacement mirror you would want part # KS61052F and then for the passenger side mirror part...
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  • Brake Controller and Install Harness Recommendation for a 2015 Ford F-450
  • For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup. This is a proportional brake controller that senses the amount of braking the tow vehicle is applying and applies a proportionate amount to the trailer brakes. To install this controller all you would need is the correct install harness for your 2015 Ford F-450. For that you would need part # 3034-P.
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  • Height of the Side Brackets on the Demco A-Frame Trailer Coupler # DM14791-97
  • I went out into our warehouse and grabbed a Demco A-Frame Trailer Coupler # DM14791-97 to get the dimension you are looking for and found that from bottom of the top plate to the bottom flange of the coupler measures 3-1/4 inches.
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  • Ground Clearance with Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch 87641 Installed on a 2016 Ford Escape
  • With Hidden Hitch trailer hitch # 87641 installed on your 2016 Ford Escape the distance from the ground to the top of the receiver opening will be approximately 14 inches. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball, hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. If the ball mount kit does not...
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  • Hitch, Wiring, Weight Distribution and Brake Controller Recommendations for 2016 Ford Escape
  • Let's begin with the hitch. Due to its high tongue weight capacity, I'd recommend the Hidden Hitch Class III, part # 87641. For basic wiring, you'd start with the # 118566 which would provide basic lighting for your utility and boat trailer. For the camper that's equipped with electric brakes, you'll need a brake controller to actuate the brakes. I'd recommend a proportional controller like the Tekonsha Prodigy P2, part # 90885. The P2 will provide safe and predictable braking. The...
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  • Replacement Hardware Kit for Draw-Tite and Reese 5th Wheel Rails
  • Yes we do have the part you are looking for. It is the replacement hardware kit for Draw-Tite and Reese 5th wheel rails # 58164. Hardware should always be replaced if moving the install kit from one truck to another. This is because the hardware is designed to be torqued down just once.
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  • Is the SCT Livewire TS Plus 5015P Safe For Use on a 2014 Ford F-150 with 5.0
  • The SCT programmer part # SCT5015P that you referenced has been confirmed as a safe fit for your 2014 Ford F-150 with a 5.0 liter. With this programmer you will see up to 15 additional horsepower and 30 ft lbs of torque. These will work well with your current exhaust and intake modifications.
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  • B and W Gooseneck Hitch Recommendation for a 2004 Dodge Ram 3500
  • The bracket kit part # BWGNRM1313 that you referenced actually requires the center section # BWGNRC900 and not the # BWGNRC800. Because there aren't any sections of your hitch that will fit your 2004 Dodge Ram 3500 your best option is going to be to go with the # BWGNRK1313-5W for the vehicle.
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  • Brake Controller Install Port Location for a 2014 Ford Explorer
  • On a 2014 Ford Explorer, the brake controller port is located by the steering column. The brake controller adapter you would need to use a Tekonsha brake controller like our best selling P2 part # 90885 is the part # 3035-P. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup. This is a proportional brake controller that senses the amount of braking...
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  • How to Tow a Fifth Wheel Hitch with a 2016 Ford F-150 5-1/2 foot Bed
  • Since your 2016 Ford F-150 has a 5-1/2 foot bed you really only have one option that will allow you to tow a fifth wheel trailer. You will have to use a Sidewinder as there really isn't any other way to have enough clearance to make tight turns. Especially if you want to keep the weight down. You will need to remove the pin box of the trailer and replace it with a Sidewinder pin box. Sidewinders are pin box specific so you will first need to know what pin box you have now in order to...
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  • Gray Floor Mat Recommendation for a 2012 Ford F-250 Crew Cab with Manual 4x4 Floor Shifter
  • The Aries StyleGuard Custom Auto Floor Liners # AAFR032115G that you referenced would be exactly what you are looking for. These mats are gray, are custom fit so they won't slip around, and were specifically designed for your 2012 Ford F-250 Crew Cab with manual 4x4 floor shifter.
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  • Tire Chain Recommendation for a 2013 Ford Explorer with 255/50R20 Tires On Snowy Gravel Roads
  • For your tire size of 255/50R20 the Titan Chains part # TC2324 have been confirmed as a fit. They would do great on gravel roads with several inches of snow on them. These chains are considered on-road chains, but that would mean you would want to take them off of either a gravel or paved road as they may not be aggressive enough for that. I attached a review video for this chain for you to check out as well. You will want to check the owners manual of your truck to determine if there...
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  • Can Reese Weight Distribution Heads fit on Tork Lift WD Shanks
  • The Reese weight distribution system shanks have 3/4 inch holes built into them that are spaced 1-1/4 inches apart. The Torklift weight distribution shanks like the part # TLM9001 also match these dimensions so a Reese head would fit the shank. So if you went with the Torklift Superhitch Magnum part # TLF1002-30 for your 2016 Ford F-250 and then a shank like the part # TLM9001 you could then use a Reese weight distribution system.
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  • Bike Rack Recommendations for 4 Beach Cruisers on a 2016 Ford Explorer
  • Beach cruiser bikes are generally heavier than other bikes and could have fenders. Because of these features I recommend a platform style bike rack that holds the bikes at the frames. For a 4-bike platform style rack you will need to have a Class III trailer hitch with a 2 inch receiver. If you do not already have one I recommend # C13100. I have linked a video showing an example installation for you. For a bike rack a popular option that I recommend is the Sport Rider # HR1400. This...
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  • Front Mount Hitch Receiver and Winch Mount to Clear Bumper on a 2015 Ford F-150
  • I went out to the warehouse to take a measurement of Draw-Tite front mount receiver # 65067 for your 2015 Ford F-150. It measures 9-1/2 inches from the cross tube to the end of the receiver. Compare that to the Curt hitch # C31070 that you have installed to determine if there is a difference. You could just need a different mount for the winch such as # C31010. I have linked a video showing the key dimensions and features and another video featuring this mount. There is also a version...
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  • Trailer Wiring Harness Recommendation for a 2015 Ford Focus Hatchback
  • For the hatchback models of the 2015 Ford Focus the correct trailer wiring harness would be the Tekonsha harness part # 118674 which has been listed as a fit.
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendation for a 2013 Ford F-150 Ecoboost
  • Adding a supplemental transmission cooler would not void the warranty of your 2013 Ford F-150. If anything a Ford dealer would be glad you had one installed since it will make the transmission last longer which would help prevent a warranty claim on it. The best way to pick out a cooler is to go with the biggest one that will fit in the available space in front of the radiator. The part # D13503 is a very popular option that would work well for you. It measures 11" Wide x 8-3/4" tall...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2016 Ford Explorer behind an RV
  • First you will need to start with a base plate kit to provide the connection point for the tow bar. For that you would want the part # BX2658 for if you do not have adaptive cruise control and you do not have a Sport model. If you have a Sport model with or without adaptive cruise you would need the part # BX2660. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle. The most popular compatible...
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  • How to Hardwire a Brake Controller in a 2004 Ford F-350
  • The correct quick splice harness needed to install a brake controller in a 20014 Ford F-350 is the part # 3035-P. I attached a picture that shows how the connector of it would match what you have in your truck. This could be used as a guide or you can test the wires of the connector to determine their function with a circuit tester like part # 3808. The pin that has voltage all the time will be the 12 volt power circuit (goes to red wire), the pin with 12 volts of power only when...
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  • Ladder Rack Recommendation for a 2015 Ford F-150 Short Bed for Carrying Boat
  • For a boat as heavy as your I have a solution, but the roof of your 2015 Ford F-150 isn't going to have the capacity for the weight of this # RSBL-RH (80 lbs), plus the weight of your 200 lb boat. Instead you would want to go with a ladder rack like # TA21501-02-02 which has a over the cab extension which will work great for your boat. This would be the correct rack for if you have a 6-1/2 foot bed. If you have a 5-1/2 foot bed you would want the part # TA21508-02-02 instead. About...
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  • Best Weight Distribution and Sway Control For a 6,500 lb.Travel Trailer on 2006 Ford F150 Super Crew
  • My favorite weight distribution system to recommend is the Reese Strait Line like the # RP66074 that you referenced. They fit and install well and offer the only sway control on the market designed to fight sway before it starts so it would be your best option. The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the...
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  • Will Sidewinder Pin Box Fit 1993 Roadranger 5th Wheel Towed by 2008 Ford F-150 with 5.5 Foot Bed
  • That number looks like it might be a serial number for the trailer. In order to determine if a Sidewinder will fit there are some measurements that are needed. I have included a link to a help article that explains the measurements needed that will help identify the pin box. The other link is to our Sidewinder help article. There is another option. If your 2008 Ford F-150 has industry standard above the bed 5th wheel rails AND the trailer has a gross weight under 13,000 pounds then you...
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  • Brackets Used to Install Westin Sportsman Grille Guard on 2006 Ford F-150
  • The Replacement Mounting Kit Sportsman Grille Guard # 40-201PK that you referenced is designed to fit the Westin Sportsman Grille Guard # 40-2015, black powder coated steel and # 45-2010, polished stainless steel. Both of these guards are confirmed to fit your 2006 Ford F-150. Based on the installation instructions for these grille guards, the guard will attached to the truck in 2 places. I have attached a photo from the installation instructions of the upper brackets and lower brackets...
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  • How to Order Replacement Trailer Hitch Hardware
  • To order replacement trailer hitch hardware, you will want to use part # RHK. On the product page, just enter the hitch part number and select the manufacturer (Reese) and hit add to cart. We will build the hardware kit and send it to you. You may also want to pick up a torque wrench, # ALL944001, if you do not already have one.
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  • Socket Size Required to Remove the Jounce Bumper on a 2009-2015 Ford F-150
  • We used a 14mm socket to remove the jounce bumper on a 2014 and 2015 Ford F-150. The jounce bumper is about 4 inches long, so you will want to use an extension. I would use a 4 inch extension if you are using a standard socket and a 2 inch extension if you are using a deep well socket. I have attached an installation video for you to check out for the Firestone Ride-Rite Kit, # F2525, on a Ford F-150.
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  • Will the MagnaFlow Filter-Back Exhaust System Fit a 2014 F-350 Crew Cab Diesel Long Bed
  • According to MagnaFlow, there is no modification required to install the Filter-Back Exhaust System, # MF15351, on your 2014 Ford F-350 Crew Cab long bed. I have attached a link to the installation instructions for you to check out. Since you have the long bed model, you will be required to use the included 19 inch extension pipe between the inlet pipe and the muffler assembly, but that will not require any modification to the truck.
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  • What is the Maximum Amperage Rating for Bulldog Winch Wireless Controller BDW20099
  • Bulldog Winch Wirelesss Controller # BDW20099 is designed for 2,000 and 3,000 pound ATV winches with off-center drums. These winches draw up to 120 to 130 amps at full load. So you would not want to go over 130 amp draw for this unit.
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  • Adapter Recommendation to Connect Blue Ox Base Plates to Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar
  • All you need is the correct adapter to connect a Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar part # RM-520 to a Blue Ox base plate kit. For that you would need the part # RM-031. This will replace the ends of the tow bar arms with ones that will adapt to the lugs of the base plate.
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  • Will Curt Hitch for Ford C-Max Affect Hands Free Liftgate Operation
  • It is possible that Curt trailer hitch # C12092 will block the sensor for the hands-free liftgate on the 2016 Ford C-Max. In some cases it will just limit the coverage area of the sensor. Ford must angle that sensor differently amongst vehicles because some people seem to have trouble and others do not. At worst you would just have to kick your foot on either side of the hitch instead of in the middle. Curt requires the use of their stabilizer strap part # 18050 when using their...
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  • Magnaflow Exhaust Recommendation for 2014 Ford F-350 Crew Cab Long Bed
  • The Magnaflow exhaust system part # MF15349 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for your 2014 Ford F-350 crew cab, long bed with a 6.7 liter V8 engine. The exhaust tip is a single tip like what you see in the attached picture. If you are looking for a setup that has a dual tip setup instead you would want the part # MF18948.
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  • Tow Package Trailer Wiring Fuse and Relay Locations for a 2008 Ford F-350 Diesel
  • There is a relay for the 12 volt circuit on the 7-Way in your 2008 Ford F-350. There are 2 fuses and 1 relay related to this circuit. The relay is in location 56 in the power distribution box under the hood. As you said there is one fuse in the cab in location 33 and one in the power distribution box in location 44. The following are the other relay/fuse locations for the tow packaging wiring on your truck: Under the hood Location 5 - fuse for brake controller Locations 20 and 21...
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  • Tow Package Trailer Wiring Fuse and Relay Locations for a 2008 Ford F-350 Diesel
  • There is a relay for the 12 volt circuit on the 7-Way in your 2008 Ford F-350. There are 2 fuses and 1 relay related to this circuit. The relay is in location 56 in the power distribution box under the hood. As you said there is one fuse in the cab in location 33 and one in the power distribution box in location 44. The following are the other relay/fuse locations for the tow packaging wiring on your truck: Under the hood Location 5 - fuse for brake controller Locations 20 and 21...
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  • Tow Package Trailer Wiring Fuse and Relay Locations for a 2008 Ford F-350 Diesel
  • There is a relay for the 12 volt circuit on the 7-Way in your 2008 Ford F-350. There are 2 fuses and 1 relay related to this circuit. The relay is in location 56 in the power distribution box under the hood. As you said there is one fuse in the cab in location 33 and one in the power distribution box in location 44. The following are the other relay/fuse locations for the tow packaging wiring on your truck: Under the hood Location 5 - fuse for brake controller Locations 20 and 21...
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  • Where Does a Brake Controller Plug Into on a 1999 Ford F-150
  • On your 1999 Ford F-150 with factory 4-Way flat, the brake controller port is located under the dash close to the center console. It is near the OBDII diagnostic port. I have included a link to a video showing installation of a brake controller that shows this location. Your truck uses harness # 3035-P and not # 3034-P. You will also need to add a 7-Way connector. For that I recommend # 118242 which also includes the relays and fuses to make the harness functional. You might want to...
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  • Titan Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator Suddenly Started Running Continuously and Applying Brakes
  • First, the internal parts of the Titan electric over hydraulic actuators are not available. If the unit needs to be repaired it would have to be done by Titan. It could be a wiring issue. Inspect the wiring and fix any broken or pinched wires. Also check for and corrosion at wiring connections including the grounds. Make sure that the trailer connector is clean and free of corrosion and moisture inside where the wires attach and outside on the pins. Check the breakaway switch to...
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  • Ladder Rack Recommendation for a 2014 Ford F-150 with Tonneau Cover
  • As long as your tonneau cover only installs between the bed rails and you have the stake pockets of the truck accessible I have a solution for you. If the tonneau goes over the rails then we don't have anything that will work. For a ladder rack that both uprights can slide forward and back and installs through the top of the bed rails you would want the TracRac part # TA21501-02. This would be great for hauling your canoe. Or for an Access one like the one you referenced the part...
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation for a 2004 Ford Escape with 4-Way
  • For your 2004 Ford Escape there aren't any plug and play brake controller options but we still can help. Since you have a 4-way already you would need to convert the 4-way to a 7-way so that you can install the brake controller. For that you will want the Brake Controller Install Kit and 7-Way Adapter part # ETBC7. I attached installation instructions and an install video for this product as well. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885....
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  • TracRac Sliding Ladder Rack Fit for a 2015 Ford F-150 5-1/2 ft Bed
  • It sounds like you have bed rail covers over the stake pocket holes of your 2015 Ford F-150 5-1/2 foot bed. If you remove them you will have access to the holes so you can install the TracRac Sliding ladder rack part # TA21508-02 which has been confirmed as a fit for your truck.
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  • Programmer Recommendation for a 2002 Ford Diesel To Help Prevent Downshifting on Hills
  • The Superchips Flashpaq part # SU1845 has been confirmed as a fit for your 2002 Ford F-Series Super Duty with a 7.3 liter Powerstroke diesel engine. It can give you up to 111 horsepower and 205 ft lbs of torque as well. This increased power will give you truck the ability to not need to downshift as much. Instead of losing RPMs on hills the added torque will allow the truck to stay in the same gear and keep going. With this programmer you will notice considerable less downshifting...
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  • Winch Grille Guard Availability for a 2015 Ford F-150 with Adaptive Cruise Control
  • We do offer two choices in a grille guard for your 2015 Ford F-150 that has adaptive cruise control. Bulldog offers their black powder-coat-finish guard with winch tray, part # BDW733650B like you referenced. They also offer a chromed version, part # BDW733650. My contact at Bulldog Winch advises these guards will not have any effect on the adaptive cruise control on your F-150. We haven't had the chance to install either guard on a 2015 F-150 but since our Bulldog Winch contact...
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  • Location of Brake Controller Port, Brake Controller and Wiring Harness for 1999 Ford F-150
  • The installation instructions for the custom brake controller adapter # 3035-P indicate that the brake controller port is under the dash, near the center of the console. The port will have a 6-pin connector that will mate with the one on the adapter at the end of the harness. I have attached a photo of the harness end connector for you to compare to the fitting you have found in your truck. If you do not already have a brake controller, I recommend the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer...
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  • Dimension of Pewag Tire Glacier Cable/Chains # PW2029C
  • I can help you figure out the dimension of the Pewag Glacier Cable Chains # PW2029C. The Pewag Glacier Cables # PW2029C are a S Class rated cable, this means that they will not be any wider than 15 mm wide and 37 mm tall after being mounted on your tire. I have attached a diagram for your convenience. I was able to go out to the warehouse and measure one of the rollers on the Pewag Cable and it was 12.7 mm.
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  • Remote Oil and Transmission Cooler for a 2016 Ford F-150 3.5 Liter EcoBoost
  • For a remote mount transmission and oil cooler for your 2016 Ford F-150 I recommend a model that has its own fan such as # D15200. Models that do not have their own fan would have to be mounted where they can get air flow so they can't be remote mounted. In addition to the cooler assembly # D15200 I also recommend oil cooler installation kit # D15752 and transmission cooler install kit # D13006. There aren't any special fittings that you would need for your 2016 Ford F-150.
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  • Remote Oil and Transmission Cooler for a 2016 Ford F-150 3.5 Liter EcoBoost
  • For a remote mount transmission and oil cooler for your 2016 Ford F-150 I recommend a model that has its own fan such as # D15200. Models that do not have their own fan would have to be mounted where they can get air flow so they can't be remote mounted. In addition to the cooler assembly # D15200 I also recommend oil cooler installation kit # D15752 and transmission cooler install kit # D13006. There aren't any special fittings that you would need for your 2016 Ford F-150.
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  • Trailer Brakes Recommendations for a 3,500 lbs Boat Trailer Axle
  • You have the standard brake mounting flanges on your axle. If you want to get really technical, the bolt holes should actually measure about 1/16 larger than 2-3/4. That is the standard dimension for 3,500 lb axles. If you are looking for hydraulic brake assemblies, I strongly recommend the 10 Inch Free-Backing Dacromet Brake Assemblies, # AKFBBRK-35L-D for the left hand and # AKFBBRK-35R-D for the right hand. Free-backing brakes will not lock up when you are backing up the trailer...
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  • Availability of High Capacity Weld-On Hitch for Class C Motorhome on Ford E450 Cutaway Van Chassis
  • We might have a solution for you, but you'll need to do some measuring at the rear of your motorhome to see if it will work. The Draw-Tite # 41990-16 is a Class IV hitch, which has a GTW capacity up to 16,000 lbs and a tongue weight capacity of up to 1600 lbs, when correctly installed exactly according to the instructions. In order to determine if this hitch would work for you, the outside to outside dimension between your frame members needs to be less than 44 inches. You'll also...
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  • Can Curt Front Mount Receiver C31068 Be Used To Maneuver Jayco X213 Camper Into Parking Spot
  • The Curt front mounted receiver you speak of, part # C31068 has a vertical load limit of 500 lbs. The 500 lbs vertical load limit represents the maximum amount of downward force that can be applied to the hitch, the same as tongue weight would be for a rear mounted hitch. Because using a hitch extender would increase the distance between the load and the receiver, it would increase the leverage placed on the hitch. Because of that, using an extender would lower the vertical load limit...
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  • Converting Boat Trailer to Hydraulic Disc Brakes to Use In Saltwater
  • For a trailer that will be used in saltwater, the best option for rotors, hubs, and calipers are those made of stainless steel. Galvanized coating is the second best option for saltwater, and then dacromet coatings, which provide extra resistance to saltwater over standard assemblies that are not treated. The Titan Disc Brake Kit and Actuator that you referenced # T4843600 features hubs, rotors, and calipers that are dacromet plated and the actuator is zinc plated to help resist corrosion....
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  • Brake Controller Installation on 2013 Ford F-350
  • To install the brake controller, you'll need the # 3034-P brake controller wiring harness, regardless of whether the truck has the 4-pole or 7-way trailer connector. The wiring harness would connect the brake controller to the plug under the dash. If your truck has the factory 7-way connector on the rear bumper, it would look like part # HM40975. If that's the case, you'd plug in the brake controller, and the installation would be complete. If your truck only has the 4-pole or 4-pin...
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  • 2015 Ford Edge Sport Hitch, Which is Less Visible Curt C13234 vs. Draw-Tight 75234
  • We don't have the drawings you are looking for, but if you check out the pictures I attached you will see that both the Draw Tite part # 75234 and the Curt # C13234 do not extend out past the rear bumper at all. Since you prefer the hidden cross tube the Draw Tite will be the hitch to go with. There isn't a version without the lower safety chain loops though.
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  • 1-7/8 inch Hitch Ball and Ball Mount Recommendation for a 2012 Ford Focus with Curt Hitch Installed
  • Yes, you can use a ball mount that has a 1-7/8 inch hitch ball with the Curt Hitch part # C11158 that has been confirmed as a fit for your 2012 Ford Focus. For a Euro Mount style where the ball is part of the ball mount you would want the part # C45571. Or you could use 1-7/8 inch ball # A-80 and # C45521 for a ball mount.
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendation for a 2012 Ford Focus
  • The Curt trailer hitch part # C11158 that has been confirmed as a fit for your 2012 Ford Focus does not come with trailer wiring but you can order it separately with part # C56138. For a ball mount you would want part # C45521, 2 inch hitch ball part # A-82, and 1-7/8 inch ball # A-80. I attached an install video for the hitch for you to check out as well.
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  • TracRac Ladder Rack and BAK Tonneau Cover Recommendation for 2016 Ford F-150 with 6.5 foot bed
  • We have a couple of great options for you from TracRac and BAK that will work great together. The TracRac SR Sliding Truck Bed Ladder Rack with Over the Cab Extension # TA21501-02-02 that you referenced will install on the top of the truck bed rails, leaving the bed rail sides open to install a tonneau cover. The rack without the extension, # TA21501-02 will also work great with a tonneau cover. The BAKFlip cover that will work well with the TracRac SR is the BAKFlip G2 Hard Tonneau...
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  • Height of 2009 Ford F150 When Rhino Rack # RRRS445 Roof Rack is Installed
  • Installing the Rhino Rack # RRRS445 roof rack would add 4 inches of height to the vehicle. I can't provide exact numbers, because the actual vehicle height can vary according to the tires that the vehicle is equipped with. Ford doesn't provide a vehicle height for each rim size, just a range. My research indicates that a 2009 Ford F150 will sit between 71-1/2 and 76-1/2 inches tall.
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2012 Ford F-550 with 12 Foot Utility Bed
  • The trailer hitch I recommend for you 2013 Ford F-550 Cab and Chassis with 12 foot Utility Bed is the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver, Class V CD, 2-1/2 Inch Receiver # C15845, that you referenced. This hitch is designed for heavy-duty towing and offers a maximum gross towing capacity of 20,000 pounds with a maximum tongue weight of 2,700 pounds. It is important to note that this hitch is designed to fit vehicles with a frame that measures 34 inches wide outside to outside. Drilling is...
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  • Options to Tow 5th Wheel Trailer with Flatbed Pickup with Tool Boxes
  • You will want to install your 5th wheel base rails according to the manufacturer's instructions because any deviation from the specified installation method will result in an unknown actual capacity. Unless mounted as intended by the maker the rails cannot deliver their maximum rated performance. There are adapter products that will let you tow a 5th wheel trailer with your goose neck hitch. These are shown on the linked page. For example, if you have a B&W goose neck with a square shank...
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  • Front and Rear Sway Bar and Steering Stabilizer Recommendation for 2016 Class C Ford E-450 RV
  • You'll want to use the Roadmaster # RM-1139-176. This part will replace the existing sway bar, but will reuse the factory hardware and end links. A rear sway bar is also available as part # RM-1139-147. For a steering stabilizer you would then want the part # RM-RBK11-RSSC.
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  • Would the Rola Cargo Basket 59504 Fit a Thule Roof Rack on a Truck Camper Shell
  • As long as the Thule crossbars of the cap can be set 26-1/4", 30", 33-3/4", or 37-1/2" apart on center the Rola roof basket part # 59504 would fit the rack and work well.
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  • Recommended Adapter for Curt R20 with Q20 on 2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty 8ft Bed with Factory Rails
  • Great news! I can help you use your Curt R20 and Curt Q20 in your new 2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty. You will just need the Reese Frame Adapter # RP30156. This frame adapter will mount into your F-350's factory underbed puck system and will act as an above the bed rail system. Then you will simply mount your R20 # C16550 with Q20 head # C16530 into the rail adapter. I have linked a video install of a similar hitch being mounted into the frame adapter for your convenience. It's important...
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  • Spare Tire Cover for P205/75-15 Tire on 1989 Ford Bronco II
  • According to my research, the 1989 Bronco II used P205/75-15 tires as the stock tire size. If this is the size of your spare tire, and my arithmetic is correct your tire is 27 inches in diameter. If you click the provided link, you can see the various colors and styles of covers we offer for your wheel size. I'd recommend one of the covers offered by Rampage. The covers are manufactured of the same fabric that Rampage uses in their replacement Jeep soft tops, so you know the covers...
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  • Material Size and Thickness on Curt Class IV Hitch C14011
  • The main cross tube of Curt hitch # C14011 is a 3-inch square cross-section and has a thickness of .188-inches. The mounting flanges are thicker still at .31-inches. The Curt 2-inch Class IV hitch receiver # C14011 does carry substantial tongue weight (TW) and gross towing weight (GTW) ratings of 1200-lbs and 12,000-lbs, respectively. Installation of this hitch requires removal of the factory-installed hitch. That hitch will be a 2-inch Class III likely to be rated for about 500-lbs...
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  • Location of Brake Controller Port on 2016 Ford Explorer with Factory 7-Way
  • Brake controller wiring adapter # 3035-P is the correct one for use with a Prodigy P3 controller # 90195 in a 2016 Ford Explorer equipped with the factory 7-way trailer socket. This wiring adapter plugs in at the back of the controller and at the brake controller port. This port is usually located under the dash above your right knee as you sit in the driver's seat. You will need to remove the black appearance panel at the bottom of the dash. Two screws must be removed to do this. A...
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  • Can Ultimate Bull Bar Be installed On 2001 Ford Ranger FX4 With Tow Hooks Installed
  • I called my contact at Westin about the installation of the Ultimate Bull Bar, part # 33-2365 on your 2006 Ranger. They were not able to tell me if the tow hooks would interfere, but said typically tow hooks need to be removed to install their grille guards. I have attached a drawing from the installation instructions that show where the Bull Bar is installed. I have arrows noting the hole locations near the front of the frame that are used. Since the grille guards and bull bars...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation for Use with a Reese Sidewinder Pin Box
  • You are on the right track, but since you are using a Sidewinder pin box you will want to go with a stationary hitch. A slider hitch could technically still be used, but it would have to be left in the slid forward position at all times so it would be a waste of the extra money required for a slider hitch, it would be a lot of extra weight since they weigh more, and it would allow more movement since there are more moving parts with the slider hitches. A great stationary hitch to use...
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  • 2006 Ford F-350 Integrated Brake Controller Troubleshooting: No Trailer Connect Message
  • What you described sounds like a short on the brake output circuit. What you will need to do is go over the trailer's brake output circuit looking for anything obvious that would cause a short like exposed wire or corrosion and fix as necessary. I also attached a help article on brake controller troubleshooting for you to check out as well.
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  • 2006 Ford F-350 Integrated Brake Controller Troubleshooting: No Trailer Connect Message
  • What you described sounds like a short on the brake output circuit. What you will need to do is go over the trailer's brake output circuit looking for anything obvious that would cause a short like exposed wire or corrosion and fix as necessary. I also attached a help article on brake controller troubleshooting for you to check out as well.
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  • 2006 Ford F-350 Integrated Brake Controller Troubleshooting: No Trailer Connect Message
  • What you described sounds like a short on the brake output circuit. What you will need to do is go over the trailer's brake output circuit looking for anything obvious that would cause a short like exposed wire or corrosion and fix as necessary. I also attached a help article on brake controller troubleshooting for you to check out as well.
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  • California Legal Exhaust System Recommendation for a 2000 Ford F-350 Diesel Long Bed Reg Cab
  • Yes, I checked with Magnaflow and the Downpipe-Back Exhaust System part # MF15900 that you referenced is legal for use in the state of California.
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  • Solution for 2006 Ford F-250 w Integrated Brake Controller that Doesnt Work Well with Brake Rite
  • Integrated brake controllers are pretty notorious for not wanting to work well with electric over hydraulic actuators like the Brake Rite # T4813100. Even with the use of the adapter part # T4846000 they can still be difficult. Your best solution is going to be to replace the integrated controller with one that is designed to work with an EOH actuator like our best selling Prodigy P2 # 90885. You will also need the adapter part # 3065-P to install it in your truck. This will eliminate...
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  • Suspension Enhancement Recommendation for a 1999 Ford F-250 V10 Supercab 8 ft Bed
  • The Firestone Air Spring kit part # F2550 will not fit the Supercab V10 models with an 8 foot bed due to interference from the frame design of the truck. Your best option would be a jounce style spring enhancement like the Timbren part # TFRTT350E which has been confirmed as a fit for your truck. The great thing about these kits is that they do not require any air line running or maintaining of air pressure. You install them and they are there when you need them and not when you don't.
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  • Replacement Crossbar and Quick Disconnects for Roadmaster Stowmaster
  • It sounds like you are looking for the part # RM-910012-00 which includes the support bar, a pair of quick disconnects, and 2 pins for your Stowmaster part # RM-501.
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  • How to Pick Out Replacement Vent Cover Recommendation for a 2004 Fleetwood Wilderness
  • There are a few things to look at when looking for the correct replacement vent cover for your trailer. The first item that will help is knowing the manufacturer of the vent on the trailer, such as Elixir, Jensen, Ventline etc. The next thing that you will want to consider is the size of the vent itself. The Vent Cover, # BV0534-00, that you referenced is designed to fit plastic vent frames that are 14 inches by 14 inches. The actual outside to outside dimensions of this vent cover...
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  • D-Ring Recommendation for 48 Foot Cargo Trailer
  • The Brophy Recessed D-Rings part # RR5K would be a great choice for D-Ring anchors on your trailer. Depending on what you plan to secure these can be installed basically wherever you would need them. Typically you see them installed around the outsides of the trailer floor every few feet as needed. Some even get installed in the walls of the trailer as well. I attached an install video for you to check out as well.
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  • How Much Horsepower Will Edge EvoHT2 Programmer Give a 2005 Ford F-350 with a 5.4 liter Triton V8
  • The Edge EvoHT2 Hand-Held Performance Tuner # EP16040 is the correct programmer for your 2005 Ford F-350 with a 5.4 liter Triton V8 and can give you an additional 25 horsepower and 49 ft lbs of torque. Normally programmers will give a decent amount of power, but this is a noticeable increase that you will definitely feel.
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  • Replacment Glass for the Ksource Passenger Side Towing Mirror on a 2007 Ford F-150
  • Good news! I was able to find the parts you will need to replace the glass on your Ksource # KS61183-84F towing mirrors on your 2007 Ford F-150 passenger side mirror. The top replacement glass piece is # KS90245 and the bottom will be # KS90247. I have linked both parts to this page for your convenience.
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  • Roof Rack Fit for 2014 Ford Transit Connect
  • I have roof rack options available for your 2014 Ford Transit Connect, but Thule has not confirmed any roof rack fit for the Transit Connect with raised side rails. They only offer roof rack fits for Transit Connects that have fixes mounting points. I recommend the RockyMounts Aero Bar Roof Rack with Ouray Crossbars # RKY3058 and the Flagstaff Towers # RKY3002. These crossbars have an aerodynamic design that provided a quiet, smooth, and fuel efficient ride. The towers attach to the...
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  • Trailer Tow Package Fuse and Relay Locations on a 2009 Ford F-150 Platinum 4x4
  • I looked up the 2009 Ford F-150 owner's manual and found the fuse and relay locations related to trailer lights. There is only one in the in-cab fuse panel in location 33 for a brake controller. The rest are under the hood in the power distribution box. Under the hood location 6 is the trailer parking lamp relay Location 9 is the trailer battery charge relay Location 17 is another brake controller fuse Location 21 is the fuse for the trailer battery charge circuit Location 31...
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  • Can a Used Edge Programmer from One Truck be Used on a Different 2004 Ford F-250 Diesel
  • You can use the used Edge programmer you bought from a friend. You will need to re-register the device with Edge for a fee so you can use it on your 2004 Ford F-250 diesel. It is designed to be married to one vehicle at a time. This is so 1 programmer can't be passed around which would allow people to tune their vehicles for free.
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  • Using a Reducer Sleeve to Carry a 1-1/4 Inch Bike Rack in a 2 Inch Trailer Hitch
  • What you will need to use your Helium bike rack in a 2 inch trailer hitch is a reducer sleeve, # HT02. You would insert the sleeve into the hitch and pin it in place. Then you would mount the bike rack in the 1-1/4 inch end as if it were the hitch receiver. I have linked a video review of this reducer sleeve for you.
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  • Rear Helper Springs for a 2016 Ford Transit T250 Cutaway with KUV Utility Body
  • The chassis on your 2016 Ford Transit T250 cutaway is the same as the cargo van models so you can use SuperSprings # SSA11. But what I recommend that will work just as well and that costs less is the SumoSprings # SSR-111-54. They will help keep the van level, absorb road shock, and reduce sway or body roll.
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  • Trailer Brake Controller Installation For a 2015 Ford Explorer
  • If your 2015 Ford Explorer has a factory 7-way all you would need is the part # 3035-P to install a brake controller like the part # 90195. If you do not have any trailer wiring you would need to first install a 4-way like the part # 118540. Now here's where it gets interesting. In the video you mentioned (that I also attached a link to) our installer uses a factory brake controller port to tap into the brake signal but then hardwires the rest of the install. It looks like the rest...
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  • 2012 F450 Truck Camper Tie Downs Recommendation
  • For your 2012 Ford F-450 with an OEM hitch the correct Torklift Tie Downs are the part numbers # TLF2016 for the front and part # TLF3006 for the rear. As long as you do not have any running boards or tube steps these would be the correct parts needed.
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  • Programmer for a 1999 Ford F-250 4.6 Liter Towing a 10,000 Pound Trailer
  • For a 1999 Ford F-250 you are likely at the upper limit of its towing capacity at 10,000 pounds. Upgrading the motor like you have done will help make it easier for the motor but it doesn't change anything with the drive train and suspension. So if you are looking to make it easier on the motor then the exhaust and intake upgrades will go a long way. The right programmer used in the right mode will also help. I recommend the Flashpaq # SU1845 primarily because it works well with...
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  • Towing 5th Wheel Trailer w/2004 Ford F-350 with Gooseneck Hitch and 4 Wide-Spaced Holes Around Ball
  • It sounds like there used to be a Pull Rite hitch or some other brand hitch used in your 2004 Ford F-350. Even the Reese under bed mount is not that wide. But, I have a solution for you that will NOT require installing a different hitch or install kit or removing the gooseneck ball. In fact, the gooseneck ball will have to stay. That is because I recommend the Anderson Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection # AM3225. This is a 2-part adapter with both parts included. The pyramid part clamps...
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  • Can a 2005 Ford F-350 Use a 41 Inch Long Reese Titan Extension
  • Does your 2005 Ford F-350 have a Class V hitch with a 2-1/2 inch sized opening? If so the 41-48 inch adapter part # RP45018 would fit it and work well. This adapter has the capacity for your 2,700 lb boat pretty easily. If instead you have a 2 inch hitch you would need to replace it with the part # 45297 that is a custom fit hitch for your truck and will work well with the Titan extension.
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  • Suspension Enhancement Recommendation for a 2010 Ford F-150 with Wide Tires
  • Since you have wider tires that could potentially interfere with an air spring kit (since they install on the outside of the leaf spring your best option for suspension enhancement is going to be one that is a jounce bumper enhancement like the Timbren kit part # TFR1504D. This installs to the inside of the leaf spring and would not interfere at all. An added benefit is that they do not require you to run any air lines or maintain air pressure at all. I attached an install video for...
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  • Difference Between the Two Torklift StableLoad Suspension Enhancements for 2009 Ford F-250
  • As far as the reduction of body roll and sway the # TLA7200 and # TLA7311 will both provide about the same amount of improvement. The difference is that the # TLA7311 allows you to easily unhook the system so that you can go back to the stock ride quality if needed. So you can activate it when you are carrying your camper and then deactivate if and when you remove it and don't need the stiffer ride. If you would plan on leaving the system installed at all times the # TLA7200 would then...
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