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Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Express van we will be installing the tow-ready T1 vehicle wiring harness with four pole flat trailer connector, part number 118392. We will begin here at the rear of the vehicle and we'll need to open up the two rear cargo doors. Now, let's go ahead and point out the two connection points we'll be tying our T1 wiring harness in with. Now, to disconnect the factory wiring harness, we'll simply push in on the locking tab and gently pull the connection point apart. Now, we'll go ahead and take our T fitting for over here on the driver's side. We'll be using the one that has three wires. The white wire with the ring terminal for the ground and the brown and yellow wires that are tied in with the T connection.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2009 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Express Van, we'll be installing the tow ready T-1 vehicle wiring harness with four pull flat trailer connector, part number 118392. First, we'll go ahead and open up the rear doors of the van. Now, we'll begin over here on the passenger side. We'll need to locate the factory connector and we'll need to unplug it. We'll then add our T connector inline. To unplug the factory connection, we'll push in on the little tab right here and gently pull the connection apart. We'll then take the two connectors that are at the end of the green wire and add them inline here, making sure that when we put the connection points back together, the locking tabs fully engage. Then we'll go ahead and route our green wire up and around the door area, using a few zip ties to secure it to the factory wiring harness.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Express Van - Curt

Today, on our 2010 Chevrolet Express Van, we'll be installing the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver, part number 13040. Now here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. I will go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 4 inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 16-1/2 inches. Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. We'll begin by pointing out the six attachment points on the vehicle's frame. There will be a total of three attachment points on each side.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Chevrolet Express Van - Curt

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Express Van, we'll be installing the Curt Trailer Hitch, part number 13040. Now, here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately four inches. From the top of the opening and the receiver to the ground is approximately 16 1/2 inches. Now, let's go ahead and install our hitch. Let's go ahead and point out our attachment points. There's a total of six, three on each side. The hardware that we'll be using to attach our hitch to the vehicle is exactly the same at all six locations.



Longview Custom Towing Mirrors Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Express Van

Today, on our 2011 Chevrolet Express Van, were going to do a test fit of part number LVT-1700. This is a Longview Towing Mirror. To do our test fits going to be very simple. Well take the mirror and slide it onto the original factory mirror. Well make sure that the hook fastens onto the end of the factory mirror, and the threader part goes through the loop thats at the end of the Longview mirror.Well squeeze the two together to run the threads through the loop, and then well install the knob. Well give the knob a few turns, to make sure its straight, then tighten it down for good.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on our 2005 Chevrolet Express van, we'll be installing the Tekonsha Primus IQ trailer brake controller for one to three axels. Part number TK90160. To begin with, we'll go ahead and locate the four wires that are part of the factory tow package on this vehicle. You'll see they're right up here underneath the driver side dash, kind of near where the brake pedal is. On our brake controller, we get a short pigtail and it has four different color wires: a black, a red, a white and a blue. We'll go ahead and connect them using some butt connectors, so we'll be tying the blue wire off of our connector that goes in the back of the brake controller to the large blue wire on our factory wiring harness. The black wire off of our brake controller will tie in with the red wire with the white stripe off of our factory wiring harness.



Trailer Wiring Harness Adapter Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on our 2005 Chevrolet Express Van, well be installing the Hopkins Adaptor 4 Pole to 7 Pole and 4 Pole, part number 37185. As you can see here, this particular vehicle already had a factory wiring harness connected at one time. But somebodys already gone and cut the ends off so we just have exposed wires. Were going to go ahead and use our test light to see whats working. Well have someone run through the running lights, figure out which wire does which. With using our test light, we found that the brown wire is the running light circuit.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Express Van - Curt

Today, on our 2006 Chevy Express Van, we'll be installing the Curt Hitch part number 13040. This is what our hitch will look like once installed. We'll give you a couple measurements to assist your selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is four and a half inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 16 1/4 inches. This will assist your selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack, or cargo carrier.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Express Van - Curt

Today on our 2006 Chevy Express Van well be installing the Curt hitch, part number 14090. This is what our hitch will look like once installed. Next well go ahead and give you a couple measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is four and a half inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 16 inches. This will assist you with selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Express Van - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2006 Chevy Express Van, we'll be installing the Reese two and a quarter inch receiver tube hitch, part number 45007. This is what our hitch will look like once installed. Next we're going to give you a couple of measurements to assist your selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer-most edge of the bumper is three and a half inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to to the ground is sixteen and three quarter inches. This will assist you selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Express Van - Curt

Today on our 2006 Chevy Express Van we'll be installing the Curt 2-inch receiver tube hitch, part number C15320. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist youwith selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 3 3/4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 16 inches. This will assist you with selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier. Now we'll go ahead with installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van - Curt

Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Express Van, we're going to install part number C15320 from Curt. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on a van. Next we'll give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From top of receiver opening down to the ground will be 17 and three quarter inches and from center of the hitch pin hole to outside edge of the bumper will be 3 and a quarter inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First step is to go ahead and install our hardware in the frame. There are four holes in each side of the frame and the hitch uses three out of the four. Now the two holes going towards the front of the vehicle may vary to van configuration, we will use whichever holes match up with the hitch.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van - Curt

Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Express Van, were going to install part number 13040 from Curt.This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on a vehicle. Next well give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From top of receiver opening down to the ground will be 18 inches. From center of the hitch pin hole to edge of the bumper will be 4 inches. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.First thing were going to do is locate the holes that were going to use on the bottom of the frame. There will be four holes on each side of the frame but well only use three of the four.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Express van were going to install part number 82580 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the van. Next well go ahead and give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be 17 inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be three and three quarter inches. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Express van were going to install part number 41521 from Draw Tite. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the van. Next well go ahead and give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, bicycle rack or cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be 17 inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be three and three quarter inches. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Chevrolet Express Van

All right, today on this 2001 Chevrolet Express Van were going to install part #: 39523, this is the Tekonsha Power Track brake controller. Now to install this were also going to use part #: ETBC7, the brake controller install kit. Were going to start with that part first. Were going to start off of our wiring harness and start from the rear of the vehicle and work our way up. All right, next well go ahead and take our 7 pole bracket and were going to attach it directly to the bumper. All right, now well go ahead and take our seven to four pole adaptor, well attach it to the bracket, then well take the four pole and connect it to the preexisting four poles on the van.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Express Van were going to install part number 45007. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next well go ahead and give you some measurements to help you out when selecting accessories such as the ball mount. From top of receiver opening down to the ground is going to be 18 inches and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be three and a quarter inches. Now Ill go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. To start off our install well go ahead and install the hardware that goes into the frame of the van.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van - Curt

Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Express Van were going to install part number 14090 from Curt. First thing well do is go ahead and install the hardware into the frame of the vehicle. Well start off by installing the hardware on the two holes that is closest to the bumper. Then well go ahead and lift the hitch up into position with those two bolts on each side. Then well install the flange nuts on the bottom. Then well go ahead and install the two bolts that go towards the front of the vehicle that line up with the holes in the frame and theyll get the flange nuts as well.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Express Van were going to install part number 118392 from Tow Ready. First thing we need to do is go ahead and get access to the back of the van and to the wire harness. Now this is a cargo van so the wire harness is out in the open. Well start on our driver side and disconnect the wire harness and install the T connector for that side. Then well route the T connector with the green wire over to the passenger side and repeat the same process. Well split the connector in half and install the T connector.





DeeZee Running Board Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on our 2007 Chevy Express Van, were going to install the Deezee Running Boards, part number DZ1030. Our first step is to take the full length of the bright thread and install a foam backing to the upper lip. This lip will be coming in contact with the painted surface on the vehicle. Well go ahead and take our foam padding supplied with our install kit and start on one edge, peeling away the protective cover and working it all the way to the other end. Once we get to the end, lets go ahead and take a razor blade or utility knife, or even a pair of scissors at work and cut off the excess. Now on either end, were going to go ahead and take the mud flap and attach it to the bright thread using the provided hardware.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2008 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on our 2008 Chevy Express Van, were gonna install the Hopkins 4-Pole wiring kit with part number 31345. First, were gonna need to access the rear cargo area of the vehicle. Behind each taillight is the manufacturers connection. Well be plugging inline with this connector. To make our connection, well need to split the two manufacturers connection. Pressing on the locking tab, well pull them apart.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Chevrolet Express Van - Curt

Today on our 2008 Chevy Express Van, were going install our Curt hitch, part number 14090. All right, this is what our hitch will look like once its installed. Now, well go ahead and give you a couple of measurements that will assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost point of the bumper is 4. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground gives us 15-1/4 of ground clearance. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van

Today we have a 2003 Chevy Express 2500 and we're going to be installing an ETBC7 Kit, part number ETBC7, as well as our Prodigy P2 Brake Controller, part number 90885. The first thing we need to do is mount our bracket. We've positioned our bracket and marked a couple of holes here with a paint marker. We'll take a couple of self-tapping screws and attach our bracket. With our seven-way bracket installed, we're ready to mount our actual seven-way. We'll feed the loose wires up and over the hitch and put the seven-way into the bracket.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Chevrolet Express Van - Curt

Today on our 2008 Chevy Express Van, were going install our Curt hitch, part number 13040. All right, this is what our hitch will look like once its installed. Now, well go ahead and give you a couple of measurements that will assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost point of the bumper is 4. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground gives us 15-1/4 of ground clearance. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van

Today we have a 2003 Chevy Express 2500 van that we're going to be installing a car 2-inch hitch part number 14090. Before we get started with our installation we're going to give you a couple of measurements that will come in handy when finding accessories to use with your new hitch. Your bumper clears from the center of the hitch pin hole to the rear most part of the bumper is 4-1/4 inches. Our hitch height measures 17 inches from the ground to the inside top edge of our receiver tube. Now we can go ahead and get started with our installation. We'll be using three holes on either side of the frame.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2002 Chevy Express Van

Today we are working on a 2002 Chevy Express van. We will be installing a Curt hitch, part number 13040. Here are a couple of hitch measurements that will help you with ing accessories for your new hitch, such as a bike rack, a cargo carrier or a draw bar. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most point of the bumper is 3 inches. And from the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 13-1/2 inches. Now let us go ahead with the installation. 0:27



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2010 Chevy Express Van we are going to install wiring kit part number 31345 from Hopkins. First we need to access the rear of the vehicle and locate the manufacturer plugs for the rear tail lights. We are going to disconnect the two, there is a push tab to press and pull the connection out of the bottom. We are going to plug our new connector in line with these two. :26



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Chevy Express Van

Today on this 2010 Chevy Express Van we are going to be installing Curt hitch part number 14090. Here are a couple of measurements that will assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost point of the bumper is 5 inches. And from the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 15 inches. Now let us go ahead with the installation. 0:21



Hopkins 4 Pole to 6 Pole and 4 Pole Trailer Wiring Adapter Review

Today on this 2008 Chevrolet Express we are going to install part number 37175 from Hopkins. What this is is a 4-pole to 6-pole and 4-pole adapter. It will install on the existing 4-pole that is on the vehicle and convert it. The first thing we are going to do is tidy up the wires. We are just going to use some electric tape to secure everything together. While we are at it, we will go ahead and show you the functions of the wires. First off we will cover the function of the wires. This is the 4-pole itself and this will plug in to the 4-pole that is already existing on the vehicle. The white wire is the ground and that will get connected to the frame. And then we have the red and blue wires. Traditionally, blue is for brakes. However, on this particular 6-pole, the blue wire is ran to the center pin. So a lot of times the outside pin is going to be for brakes. It just depends on how your trailer is wired up. The red wire here is typically used for a hot lead. However, this is run to the outside pin. So you can actually use either one of these for the hot lead for 12 volts or brake lead, depending on how your trailer is wired up. On this install, we are actually not going to be using these. We are just going to use the 6-pole for lights only. 1:09



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2007 Chevrolet Express Van we are going to install Hopkins wiring harness part number 31345. We are going to start the installation off inside the rear cargo area of the Express Van and the ports that we are going to be plugging the wiring harness into are located inside the van basically behind where the tail lights are on both the driver and passenger sides. Starting off over on the driver side with this large connecting port right here we are going to disconnect these two pieces and plug the harness in line and that will be the connection on the driver side. If you look on the top you can see there is a clip holding these two pieces together, push that tab in, pull away the bottom section. 00:45



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevy Express Van

Today on this 2007 Chevy Express Van, we are going to be installing Curt hitch part number 14090. Before we get started with our hitch installation, we are going to go ahead and give you a couple of final install dimensions which will help make choosing your hitch accessories a little bit easier. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is going to measure 17-1/4 inches. And from the center of the pin hole to clear the rear edge of the bumper is going to measure approximately 5 inches. And now we will go ahead and move on to our installation. 0:28



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2002 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2002 Chevrolet Express we are going to install part number 118377 from Tow Ready. This T connector actually connects on both sides of the vehicle behind the tail lights so we are going to have to get inside the vehicle to do our install. We will show you the first T connection we are going to make and we are going to start with the half with the red, yellow, and brown wire and the white wire and that is going to match up right here. There is a little tab that you have to push down and pull everything apart and the T connector fits in between. 00:33



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2002 Chevrolet Express

Today on this 2002 Chevrolet Express, we are going to install part number 14090 from Curt. Shown here, this is how it looks when we are all finished. Alright, let us give you a couple of measurements for you. Now, from the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is going to be 16 inches. And then from the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 5 inches. Now we will go ahead and show you how it is installed. 0:25



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2003 Chevrolet Express we are going to install part number ETBC7 brake controller install kit and we are also going to use brake controller part number 90185 from Tekonsha, the Prodigy brake controller. The first thing we will do is start off with the mounting bracket. The hitch that is on this vehicle already has a bracket installed on it so it is ready to accept our 7-pole bracket. What we noticed when we first tested it, the screws are kind of on the long side so it is hitting up against the bumper. We took the bracket that is on the hitch and we gave it a little pull and tilted it down a little to get some clearance for the bolts. With it tilted down, we can also put the bolts in either way if you want. It is kind of hard to put a screwdriver on top of this so that is why we will put the bolts in the threads facing up. Put a little washer on there, then our nut. Next we will get the 7-pole to 4-pole adapter ready to install but we will do that part on the work bench. 00:53



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2000 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2000 Chevrolet Express Van, full size, 3500 series, we are going to install part number 118240 from Tow Ready. Our wiring connection points are roughly around behind the tail light area. This is going to be one on each side. We are going to have to get behind the panels right here to get somewhere in this vicinity. It has got some special clips on the inside so be careful when you take them apart so they do not break because they will break kind of easy. To get these loose, what you want to do is kind of pry it out a little this way on the base putting some tension against it and then use the screwdriver and push the tab in a little and then it will pop right out. 00:38



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2000 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2000 Chevrolet Express full size van we are going to install part number 82580 from Hidden Hitch. This will also apply to part number 41521 from Draw-Tite. We will show you where the hitch mounts up on the vehicle. It is pretty easy. Use the existing holes that are already in the frame. Use this hole, this hole, and this hole. This is identical on both sides of the vehicle. Right now we are looking at the driver side. We will install the hardware. On these two bolt holes right here it is going to get the small two inch by 1-1/ 2 inches square plate. It is going to get the carriage bolt and in through the plate and into the hole. These two are going to be identical. This hole as you can see gets a bigger plate. It is three inches by 1-1/ 2 inches. It is going to install in this hole. Do the same process back on the passenger side. 00:57



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2005 Chevy Express cargo van, we are going to be installing wiring harness part number 118392. Okay, we are inside the rear compartment of the cargo van here and we are going to go ahead and locate the ports for the wiring harness. As you can see, there is no interior in the cargo van. And directly behind the taillight here we have located our port that we are going to be plugging our wiring harness into. And that is going to be in the same location as the passenger side as well. So the first thing that we want to do is go ahead and separate the two pieces. We can do that by pressing the tab at the top. Then we will take our wiring harness and over here on the driver side we want the port that has the yellow and brown wires on them. We are going to go ahead and plug it in line. 0:45



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2005 Chevrolet Express Van we are going to be installing Hidden Hitch part number 82580 and this installation will also apply for Draw-Tite hitch part number 41521. We are underneath the vehicle and we are looking at the driver side frame rail. We want to point out the mounting locations for the trailer hitch. The hitch is going to be using three holes in the frame rail that are existing. Two at the rear and one at the forward side. Into the two rear most holes we are going to be taking a carriage bolt and the 1-1/ 2 by 2 inch block and combining them and them inside the frame and them down through the hole. We will be doing the same for the forward most hole however at this attaching point we are going to be using a 1-1/2 by 3 inch block as opposed to the 1-1/ 2 by 2 inch block that we used at the two forward most attaching points. That set up is going to be the same for the passenger side as well. 00:52



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van

All right today on a 2003 Chevrolet Express Van we are going to install Prodigy brake controller part number 90185 from Tekonsha. We are also going to use part number ETBC7 as the install kit for the brake controller. Lets go ahead and mount the bracket from the ETBC7 kit. We actually want to mount it right onto the bumper itself. All right we will go ahead and do some sub assembly to our 7-pole here. Inside the cable here there is a black and white wire. We are actually going to go from color to color, almost color to color. Black to black and then white to blue. So we are going to connect our wires black to black. Then we will go from white to blue. Okay now lets go ahead and use some electrical tape and bundle it all together. All right now we will install the loom over that. We can go ahead and install our wire harness into our bracket here. Go ahead and push our wire harness over the hitch. 01:15



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2003 Chevrolet Express Van we are going to install part number 82580 from Hidden Hitch. This also applies to part number 41521 from Draw-Tite. First we will show you where the hitch mounts up onto the frame of the vehicle. This will be a very easy hitch to install too so that will be nice. It is going to use existing holes in the frame of the van. Right now we are looking at the driver side. We are going to use this one here, here, and right here just behind the spring hanger. This is going to be identical on both sides of the vehicle. 00:30



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2003 Chevrolet Express Van we are going to install part number 31345 from Hopkins. This wiring harness plugs into the existing factory harness and the connection points are located inside the vehicle, below both tail lights. The first thing we are going to do is get inside the vehicle and we will remove some panels to get to our wire harness. :19



Air Helper Springs Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van 2500 Series

All right today on this 2003 Chevrolet Express Van 2500 series, we are going to install part number F2337 from Firestone. They are Sport-Rite Air Helper Springs. We are going to start off by assembling the spring kit itself. We are just going to get it hand tight for now. We will get all of the accessories together and then we will install it on the vehicle. First off we will install this plate. We are going to put this disc on top of it. Then what is going to happen is our air bag is going to sit on top of that. This whole assembly is going to get attached to the bottom of the U bolts underneath the axle. Run the bolt through, the disc, and then our air spring. We are going to leave that loose for now. We will go ahead and install our air valve. We are going to cinch this one down tight. Then it is still flexible after it is tightened down, pretty neat. 01:14



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1999 Chevrolet Express Van

Today, on this 1999 Chevy Express Van, we will be installing Hidden Hitch part number 82580. This installation will also apply to the Draw-Tite part number 41521. We are underneath the vehicle, looking at the driver-side frame rail. You will note, here at the end of the frame, we have two existing holes. Those are going to provide our two rearmost attaching points for the trailer hitch. At those attachment points, we are going to be taking a 1/2 inch carriage bolt and a 1-1/2 by 2 inch block, combining the two. We will set them inside the frame and down through the holes. 0:35



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 1997 Chevy Express Full Size Van

Some of these vans have the plug in from the factory, some dont. Generally most conversion vans will have it back in the panel here. This van is a regular passenger used as a work van, but if you have the plastic around here chances are the plug is in here. What you need to do is take this off and the components behind it to get to the plug. This is the plug we need right here. What well do is plug into this and run it out the bottom and its designed to kept in the van.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1997 Chevy Express Full Size Van

The hitch basically attaches at six different points on the frame. If all the holes are existing we just put the bolts in and install the hitch. On the attachment points on the frame well be using this hole, this one, and this one right here. Repeat for the other side.





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