Today on our 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Access TonnoSport Roll-Up Tonneau Cover, part number A22020249. As you can see, the Tonneau cover gives us a great low-profile design. It's designed only to stick up about 1/2 inch over our factory side rails. Unlike older Tonneau covers of a soft nature that had the ribs that kind of stuck up that gave it a little bit of that covered wagon look, we've completely gone away with those. It's going to have that nice sleek, flat look. This is going to improve your air dynamics, maybe give you a boost in fuel economy and certainly secure anything inside your bed.
Today on our 2005 Chevy Colorado, we'll be installing the Takonsha Primus IQ trailer brake controller, part number TK90160. With this brake controller, we will be using the universal 7-pin wiring kit, part number ETBC7. We'll start at the rear of the vehicle. On this particular vehicle, there was already a 4-way trailer connector installed. We will begin by finding a location to mount he 7-way and 4-way trailer connector. On this particular, we we're able to mount the bracket just under the bumper edge. To mount the 7- and 4-way trailer connector bracket to the bumper, we used 2 self-tapping screws. To make things easier, we will go ahead and make some of our wire connections on the table before we install the 7- and 4-way trailer connector up on the vehicle.
Today on our 2012 Chevy Colorado, we'll be installing the Tow Ready T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector, part number 118301. Now to begin our install, we'll first locate the manufacturers rear wiring harness connector here on the cross member above the spare tire. While it's not necessary, we're going to lower and remove the spare tire for ease and installation of installing our new harness. Here at the connector, we need to separate the two connection points. We'll press on the locking tab, slide the two apart, and then bring in the new harness. We'll take the T connector portion of the harness and plug directly into the manufacturer's wiring. We'll make sure it locks into place on both sides. Next we'll need to mount the converter box. To mount the converter box, there's a two-way adhesive on the back.
Today on our 2006 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab, we're going to be taking a look at the WeatherTech front auto floor mats in the black color, part number WT440761. Now these floor mats are also available in gray, part number WT460761 as well as in the tan color, part number WT450761. Now before we can install our new floor liners, we're going to need to remove any existing floor liner or mat that may already be in place. Once we have any exiting floor liners or mats removed, we can go ahead and install our new WeatherTech floor liners. Now we're going to go ahead and begin over here on the driver's side. We'll go ahead and take the liner or the mat, go ahead and slide it up underneath the pedals and set it down in place. Now you'll notice how the liner has these channels built in. This is to help keep dirt and debris off of your feet and kind of keep it on the mat.
Today on our 2006 Chevy Colorado we'll be installing the WeatherTech Side Window Air Deflector, part number WT70339. This is a two-piece kit, one for the driver's side and one for the passenger side door. Before we attempt to install the new wind deflector we're going to go ahead and clean around the edge of the window and trim. Then we'll allow it to dry. Once we have the windows cleaned up and we've allowed it to dry we're going to go ahead and put the window down a little bit so we can gain access to the window channel. Then, starting at our front edge we'll set the window visor in place, putting the front edge inside the channel. Once we get the front edge hooked we're going to bow it out in the center to allow the rear edge into the channel. Then we'll start working it front to back all the way into the channel and into position. Once we have the deflector into position we'll then go ahead and operate the window up and down to seat it in place.
Today on our 2005 Chevy Colorado we're going to install the Curt Wiring Harness part number C55510. To begin with on the back corner of the vehicle on the driver side we will locate the wiring harness where we will make our connections. If you will notice one side has pins in it and the other side has female slot areas. You will take the side that has the pins and push it into the side that has the female slots. Once you have both connections made you need to take the self-tapping screws supplied with the kit and find a good spot on the frame to secure the grounding wire. We will use a two-sided adhesive tape and we will attach the converter box to the back side of our hitch. Now that this is done we will use some zip ties to secure the extra wiring up out of the way. As you can see here we've taken the end of the 4-pole and used the loop strap that comes with the kit to connect it to the safety chain loop. That will do it for our Curt Wiring Harness part number C55510 on our 2005 Chevy Colorado. .
Today on our 2005 Chevy Colorado we will be installing Hidden Hitch, part number 87458. Now this is what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now we'll give you some measurements to help in the selection of a ball mount, bicycle rack, or cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is approximately 16". From the center of the hitch pin to the edge of the bumper is approximately 4-1/2". Now let's go ahead and with the installation of our hitch. On this particular vehicle the bumper brackets are on the outside of the frame.
Today on our 2005 Chevrolet Colorado we will be installing the Draw-Tite trailer hitch, part number 75607. Now this is what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now we'll give you some measurements to help in the selection of a ball mount, bicycle rack, or cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is approximately 16". From the center of the hitch pin to the edge of the bumper is approximately 4-1/2". Now let's go ahead and with the installation of our hitch. On this particular vehicle the bumper brackets are on the outside of the frame.
Today on our 2006 Chevrolet Colorado, we're going to do a test fit of the Thule Bed Rider. This is a locking two bike rack. It's been designed to fit right across the pickup truck beds, part number on it is TH822XT. Now as you can see here, the bed rider is fully adjustable. We've got a number of different locations. We can extend or reduce the size of the bed rider to fit just about any width of bed we have.
Today on our 2006 Chevrolet Colorado, we're going to do a test fit on the Thule Gate Mate. This is their 54 inch, tailgate pad and bike rack. Part number on it is TH823. The installation of the Gate Mate is very easy. We'll begin just by draping the shorter side over the rear of our tailgate leaving the longer side to come down here at the front. As you can see, I got three straps hanging out here.
Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20518Order #TC0731602248 Today on our 2006 Chevrolet Colorado were going to take a look at the Swagman Pickup Truck Bed Mounted 2-bike Rack. It's designed to fit bed rail to bed rail in the bed of most pickup trucks. The Part Number on it is S64702. It's got a unique design here. It's got a ratcheting system that allows us to slide out and adjust our rack to many different widths of pickup truck style. You see Ive got it a little bit long here, so I'm just going to allow some of this to come back in, and Ill extend it out enough to where it's just going to sit side to side here. I need to find a fixed location.
Today on our 2006 Chevrolet Colorado, we'll install the air lift, ride control air helper strings, Part Number AL59539. Our first step, we'll be assembling the air sleeve, an upper and lower brackets. We'll take the air sleeve, install the upper bracket on top, going over the nipple coming out of the air sleeve. We'll secure the upper brackets to the air sleeve with the plastic nut provided, then we'll take our air fitting, the 90 degree fitting and thread it on top of the air sleeve. We'll go ahead and secure it, and tighten it down with a wrench. Next, we'll go ahead and install the lower bracket.
Today on our 2006 Chevrolet Colorado well be test fitting the UWS truck bed tool box narrow crossover style slim lien series at 3.4 cubic feet, in black, part number UWS00333. It features aluminum construction with fully welded seams and is guaranteed not to rust. Heavy duty stainless steel latches on both sides will lock on drivers side. The patented foam filled lid provides installation and protection from the elements. Heavy duty gas cylinders help to lift the lid and hold it open at a full 90 degrees. It contains a divided tray for tools and other miscellaneous items.
Today on our 2006 Chevrolet Colorado well be test fitting the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains for light trucks part number PW3010C on 31/10.5 -15 tires. This vehicle is rear wheel drive so well be installing the tire truck chains on the rear tires. Now to begin our test fit, we will first lay out the chains flat out on the ground to undo any kinks or tangles. This is important to ensure a correct fit on the tire. Well then tread the tire chains over the tires with the hooks facing outwards noticing the yellow indicator tab stating the direction of the tire and which side of the vehicle the chains should be installed on. Once we get the tire chains centered on the tire, well move the inside where we will connect the male and female end of the chain.
Today on our 2006 Chevrolet Colorado well be test fitting the Thule standard snow tire chains for SUVs, commercial vehicles and motorhomes part #: TH01571255 on 31/10.5-15 tires. Now, this vehicle is rear wheel drive, so well be installing the tire chains on the rear tires. Now, before we begin our test fit we will first need to lay the chains flat on the ground to undo any kinks or tangles. This is important to ensure a correct fit onto the tire. With the yellow end facing the rear of the vehicle well slide the tire chain underneath the vehicle and connect the two ends here at the top of the tire. Well bring the tire chain out over the tire and make sure that it is centered.
Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, were going to do a test fit of ball mount, part number 2923, from Draw Tite.Now, beginning our test fit, were going to get a measurement off the hitch on the vehicle for a frame of reference. Measuring from the top of receiver opening down to the ground will be about 14 inches. Well install the ball mount using a pin and clip.This ball mount is designed as a 2-inch drop starting from the top of the receiver opening down to the flat spot where the ball mounts on to will be 2 inches. Our measured drop actually comes out to 11-1/2 inches.Now, well take the ball mount and flip it over and check it in a rise position. It gives us a measurement about 14-1/2 inches. A couple other things to know that this ball mount is designed for 600 pounds tongue weight and 6,000 pounds gross towing weight.
Today, on this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, we are going to do a test fit of part number AMSC4, from Convert-a-ball. This is a cushion ball mount. Hey, a few things to know about this ball mount, that is designed for two-inch figure hitches only and it has a towing weight of 10,000 pounds and tongue weight of 2,000 pounds. To start off and give us a reference point, we'll go ahead and measure from top of reciever opening, down to the ground. In this case, it's going to be 14 inches. We'll go ahead and take the ball mount, and install it in drop position.
Today, in this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, were going to test fit the part number AMSC2 from Convert-A-Ball. Two things to know about this product is its designed for a 2-inch receiver hitch only and is rated for 10,000 pounds towing weight and 2,000 pounds tongue weight. This ball mount also has a polyurethane cushioning built into the inside to help take out some of the rattles and noise while towing.Well start off our test fit like in a frame of reference from our hitch. In this case this can be 14 inches in height. Were measuring from a top receiver opening down to the ground. Well go ahead and install the ball mount and secure it with a pinning clip.Now, a drop on this is about 2 inches.
Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, were going to test fit part number 80240 from Hidden Hitch. A couple of things though; with this ball mount this is designed for 2-inch receiver hitches only and then the hitch ball needs to be a one-inch shank.Well start up by getting a reference point on our hitch, measure from the top receiver opening down to the ground. That will be about 14 inches.Well install our ball mount using a pin and clip. Now, the ball mount is in a drop position so well go ahead and get a measurement where the ball bolts on to the top.Here, the measurement is going to be 7.5 inches. That can be extremely little for a lot of trailers. Go ahead and check it now in the rise position.
Today on our 2012 Chevrolet Colorado were going to install part number 87458 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next well go ahead and give you some measurements that will help you out in selecting some accessories, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be 14 inches, and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be four and a quarter inches. Now Ill go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. To start off our install we have to remove two bolts from the side of the frame.
Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado were going to install part number 75607 from Draw-Tite. This is what the hitch looks like once its installed on the vehicle. Next well go ahead and give you some measurements thatll help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be 14 inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole tot eh edge of the bumper will be 4 inches. Now Ill go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.
Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado were going to do a test fit of part number RX5079279 from Rain-X. This is the latitude windshield wiper blade. Two things to know is that this is a replacement all weather windshield wiper blade with a beam style construction which helps it to have a consistent contact across the windshield. It has an aerodynamic design that reduces wind drag, noise, and lift at high speeds. It also has a rubber squeegee with built in UV inhibitors to help protect the blade from the sunlight. Top start off the test fit well go ahead and remove the original ones.
Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado were going to do test fit of part number RX30222 from Rain-X. This is a weather beater windshield wiper blade. A few things to know it is designed to be an OEM replacement style windshield wiper blade. It has a frame style design with multiple pressure points to help hold it in place on the windshield. Its constructed from a rust resistant galvanized steel frame, all natural rubber edge, has UV inhibitors to help protect it from the sunlight. Well start off our test fit by removing the original windshield wiper blades.
Today, well be reviewing the UWS Truck Bed Toolbox. This is the Narrow Crossover Style Slim Line Series, part number UWS00301. This box is also available in black, part number UWS00333. This toolbox measures 63 inches long x 12 inches wide and 9-3/4 inches deep. It is 4 inches above the bed rails. The saddle-style toolbox hangs from the truck bed rails behind the cab.
Today, on our 2010 Chevy Colorado we'll be installing the Tow Ready T1 connector, part number 118301.First, we'll need to locate the manufacturer's wiring, that is to the driver's side of the spare tire on the cross member of the vehicle. This will be identical to the connectors on our Tow Ready connector.We'll go ahead and press on the locking tab and separate the two connection points, and then we can take our Tow Ready connector and plug inline with the manufacturer's.We'll go ahead and secure our converter box. We'll peel back the cover of the two-way adhesive and stick it here to the frame. When adhering your converter box you just want to make sure that you have a clean flat surface to adhere to.Next, we'll go ahead and use the long zip tie provided with our install kit as an added measure of security and secure the converter box directly to the frame.Next, we'll go ahead and take the white wire with the free formed ring terminal, this is our ground wire that we'll need to attach to the frame of the vehicle. Using the self-tapping screw provided with our install kit, we can go ahead and secure it right here to the cross member which is directly welded to the frame.Now we'll go ahead and take our four-pole lead around over to the center of the bumper. I'll use several black zip ties to secure the wiring along the way.We'll go ahead and take our cutters and cut off the excess from the zip ties.That's it.
Today on our 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, we'll be test fitting part number Y02420, the Yakima StickUp 2 folding bike rack. To begin our test fit, we've already installed our bike rack shank into the hitch, lined up the hitch pin hole, and installed our anti-rattle bolt. So our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a few measurements. Now our ground clearance at this bike rack is 16", and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 6". Now we'll go ahead and fold the platform down and open our tailgate.
Today on our this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado well be test fitting part number y02422 Yakima Swing Daddy 4 Hitch Bike mounted bike rack. Now to begin our test fit well install our bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hold and install our anti-edible. With bow tight, our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. At this point, we can give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 16 inches. From the closest point, the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 6 inches.
Today on our this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado we are going to be testing the Yakama front loader roof mounted bike carrier for part number y02103. To mount this bike area up on top of our vehicle we are going to set it on top of the front crossbars. Well the hand know on the front of the bike rack to tightened down the front clamp around the cross bar. In the rear, we are going to use the wing nut, T-Bolt and clamp to secure the rear half of the bike rack around our rear bar. With both clamps secure, our bike rack is mounted and we are ready to load up. To load our bike rack the first thing we need to do is open up the front wheel hoop all the way.