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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Silverado - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2003 Chevrolet Silverado we'll be installing the Hidden Hitch class three 2" receiver tube hitch, part number 87186. Here's what our hitch will look like once installed. Our crosstube is a nice round tube design. While it is visible underneath, it's a nice, stylish design and goes along well with our vehicle. One of the nice features about this hitch is a pre-installed wiring bracket hold down. Our hitch is capable of up to 600 pounds of tongue weight and 6,000 pounds of towing capability.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Silverado

Today, on our 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, we'll be installing the Curt Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector, part number C55515. Well firstly, we locate the manufacturer's round seven-wire connector. Note, if your vehicle is equipped to the spare tire, you may need to lower the spare tire to gain access to the wiring. To this application, we don't have a spare tire in the way so we'll go ahead and locate the wiring. Here on the cross member of the frame rail, let me just pull it down as it's clipped to the wiring harness. We now have access to it. We'll then go ahead, press on the locking tab or we can remove the cap. Once we removed the cap, we're ready to install the new 4-pole trailer connector.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Silverado - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 we'll be installing the Draw-Tite class three 2" receiver tube hitch, part number 75362. Here's what our hitch will look like once installed. Our crosstube is a nice round tube design. While it is visible underneath, it's a nice, stylish design and goes along well with our vehicle. One of the nice features about this hitch is a pre-installed wiring bracket hold down. Our hitch is capable of up to 600 pounds of tongue weight and 6,000 pounds of towing capability.



B&W Gooseneck Trailer Hitch Installation - 2004 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2004 Chevy Silverado 3500, we're going to be installing the B & W Turnover Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch, part number BWGNRK1062. Here's what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Now let's go ahead and go through the operation of the handle and gooseneck ball. Here on the driver's side is the handle for locking the ball in place. To unlock the handle, we'll pull out, rotate it towards the cab and it holds the handle out, keeping the pin inside the gooseneck head away from the center section so that we can remove the gooseneck ball. Now we can take it out and turn it over. We can then put it in the stored position and then re-lock the handle.



B&W Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Installation - 2004 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, we'll be installing the Custom Underbed Install Kit for B & W Companion Fifth Wheel Hitches, part number BWGNRK1062-5W. This is also available for our gooseneck applications, part number BWGNRK1062. Here's what our fifth wheel hitch will look like once it's installed. Next we'll go ahead and show you how to install the hitch. We're first going to go ahead and prep the vehicle by lowering and removing the spare tire and the rear wheels. Now with our spare tire down, we have more working room underneath. We're going to go ahead and cut out the heat shield here on the passenger side above the exhaust.



BAK RollBAK G2 Hard Tonneau Cover Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado we'll be installing the RollBAK G2 Hard Tonneau Cover, part number BAKR15101. Let's go ahead and see what the RollBAK G2 Hard Tonneau Cover looks like once it's installed. Here's our cover fully retracted. We can bring it out and lock it out halfway, three quarter, or fully closed and put our tailgate up. Then when we want to open up the cover, open up the tailgate, pull on the latch cable, will release the latch from the lock. We can go back to three quarter, half, or fully retracted.



Hopkins Endurance Fifth Wheel Wiring Harness Installation - 2004 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, we'll be installing the Hopkins Endurance 5th Wheel/Gooseneck 90-Degree Wiring Harness, Part Number 41157. Now, to begin our install, we're going to our 7-pole, supplied with the install kit, and mount it here in the pickup bed on the driver's side, behind the wheel well, in front of the tailgate. This will give us easy access. To mount it in the pickup bed side, we're going to go ahead and drill through the bed liner, through the sheet metal, and then mount it using the self-tapping screws provided with the install kit. Now, we need to make a hole large enough for the back of the 7-pole socket, so we're going to drill out a 2-1/8 inch hole as per the instructions. Now with the hole drilled out, we need to take the 7-pole connector that matches the back of our 7-pole socket, and feed it from underneath, up and out through our cut out hole. Then, we'll go ahead and take the 7-pole connector, attach the wiring harness, and mount it to the pickup bed side. Now, I'm going to go ahead and feed the 7-pole over the frame and then up through our hole.



Vision X Halogen Headlight Bulbs Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado we'll be installing the Vision X 9005 Halogen headlight bulb, part number VX-L9005. This is the Vision X vehicle lights. They're a cool blue look with a bright light and can help reduce eye fatigue. Now let's go ahead and take a look at a comparison. Looking at the current or original headlights and then both Vision X bulbs installed. As you can see, with the cool blue look and a greater light output it will make it a lot easier to travel down the road safely. Now taking a look directly at the headlights we can see the low beam is the top bulb and the high beam is the bottom bulb. Use a replacement bulb for the current original manufacturers installed bulbs and deliver more light output and greater visibility and comes with a lifetime warranty. Now to install the new bulbs on most gas applications we will not have a battery in this position so you can simply reach around it, but most diesel applications will have a battery so you'll have to remove the battery in order to access the back of the headlight assemblies to remove the old bulbs. To remove the battery we're going to start with the negative battery post.



Air Lift LoadLifter Air Helper Springs Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, we'll be installing the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Springs with Internal Jounce Bumpers, part number Al88338. Now before we install the air bags, we're going to go ahead and take a dry weight measurement with nothing in the pickup from the bottom of the wheel well to the ground. Right at 41-3/4". Now we're going to go ahead and add 2750 pounds to the bed of our pickup. With our weight added, we'll now take a second measurement from the bottom of the wheel well to the ground. From the ground to the bottom of the wheel well, and it's dropped it 40", losing 1-3/4" with our weight added to the rear of the pickup. Now we're going to go ahead and run it through our test course.



Vision X Halogen Headlight Bulbs Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today in our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado we'll be installing the Vision X H11 Halogen headlight bulbs super white, part number VX-LH11. This set comes with 2 bulbs, one for the driver and passenger side. This is the low beam bulb that will project a cool blue look with a bright light for reduced eye fatigue. This is a replacement bulb that will replace the manufacturers or original equipment bulb. Now let's go ahead and take a look at the old or manufacturers bulb. Then we'll go ahead and install one of the new Vision X H11 bulbs for a side-by-side comparison and then with both bulbs installed, here's what our truck will look like. Now let's go ahead and show you how to install them. Now to install the new bulbs on most gas applications we will not have a battery in this position, so you can simply reach around it.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Silverado - Curt

Today on our 2006 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab, we're going to show you part number C15323. This is a Curt class 5 two inch receiver hitch. Okay, this is what the hitch looks like once installed on our truck. You can see it's a two inch receiver. It has a nice rounded collar around it. The receiver itself uses a 5/8 inch hitch pin. It has heavy-duty chain loops as well on each side.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Silverado - Hidden Hitch

All right. Today on a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab we're going to show you part number 87186. This is the hidden hitch class 3, 2 inch receiver hitch. This is what the hitch looks like once installed on a truck. We take a look at the 2 inch receiver here, it has nice rounded collar that goes all the way around it. We have 2 big loops where you stack the chains.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Silverado - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2006 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab, we're going to show you part number75362.This is a Draw-Tite Max-Frame Class III-2 inch receiver. This is what the hitch looks like once installed on a truck. You take a look at the 2" receiver here, it has a nice rounded collar. It goes all the way around it. We have 2 big loops for your safety chains. Sometimes you have oversize hoofs.



Putco PURE Halogen Headlight Bulbs Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevy Silverado we'll be installing the Putco Pure Performance H16 Halogen Headlight Bulbs, Nitro Blue, part number P230001NB. This is a set of 2, one for the driver and passenger side. Change the look of your vehicle by changing the fog lights. These high quality halogen bulbs offer a blue tinted light to improve visibility while adding style to your vehicle. The bulb type is H16. The wattage is 37.5 Watts at 12 Volts, and the color temperature is 4,400 Kelvin. It comes with a 1 year warranty. To begin our install we first need to remove the old or manufacturer's bulb.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Silverado - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2006 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab we're going to show you part number 41944 from Draw-Tite. This is the Ultra Frame 2" Class V Receiver Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when it's on our truck. First we'll go ahead and take a look at the receiver. This is a 2" diameter receiver. The whole center section including the safety chain loop is all cast steel.



Air Lift WirelessONE Compressor System Review - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, we'll be installing the Air Lift Wireless One Compressor System for Air Helper Springs, part number AL25870. This is the hand held wireless remote system. It allows you to adjust your air springs from inside or outside your cab with the hand held controller. Now with our wireless remote, whether we're inside the cab or outside the vehicle, we can turn it on and adjust the air pressure as necessary. Pressing the single dot button turns on display on and then we can increase or decrease pressure with the up and down arrow and then it will automatically air up to the desired pressure. Inside our wireless remote is also three memory settings. Once you select that desired setting, it will automatically switch to it.



Pro Series Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Series Crew Cab we'll be test-fitting the Pro Series Solo Cargo Carrier. That's part number PS1040100. It's dimensions are 31 by 47, it has a max capacity of 400 pounds and it's for 2" hitches only. We can go ahead and begin by inserting our shank into our receiver. Our receiver here today is a 2-1/2" receiver. We've got an adapter to make it 2" for our cargo carrier. We'll go ahead and line up our pin holes.



MaxxTow Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Series Crew Cab, we'll be test fitting the Maxxtow Cargo Carrier, that's part number MT70108. Its dimensions are 20 by 47. It has a max capacity of 500 pounds. It's nice because it's made out of aluminum so it's lightweight. We can begin by inserting our shank into our receiver. Now, if you notice here, we've got a 2 1/2 inch hitch here today.



MaxxTow Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Series Crew Cab we will be test fitting the MaxxTow cargo carrier. That's part number MT70107. Its dimensions are 17 by 50, it has a max capacity of 500 pounds, and it's for 2" hitches only. We can go ahead and begin by inserting our shank into our our receiver. Now our receiver here today is for 2-1/2" hitches. We've got an adapter for our 2" shank here so we can go ahead and line up our pinholes.



Curt 24x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Series Crew Cab, we will be test fitting the Curt Folding Cargo Carrier. That's part number C18153. Its dimensions are 24 by 60. It has a max capacity of 500 pounds. It's for 2-inch hitches only. Our receiver here today is a 2 1/2 inch hitch.



Rola Dart Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Series Crew Cab, we'll be test fitting the Rola Dart Folding Cargo Carrier, that's part number 59550. Its dimensions are 23x56. It has a max capacity of 450 pounds and it's for 2 inch hitches only. Our receiver here today is a 2 1/2 inch receiver, we've got an adapter to make it a 2 inch. We can go ahead and begin by inserting our shank into our receiver, we'll line up our pin holes, that looks pretty good and then we'll take our included anti rattle bolt, thread that through, grab our socket wrench and tighten that the rest of the way down. Nice thing about this anti rattle bolt it's going to help reduce the play and the rattle within our hitch and our cargo carrier.



Pro Series 24x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 series crew cab we will be test fitting the Pro Series cargo carrier. That's part number 63153. Its dimensions are 24 by 60, it has a max capacity of 500 pounds, and it's for 2" hitches only. We can go ahead and by inserting our shank into our receiver. Now our receiver today is a 2-1/2". We've got our adapter here to make it 2".



Rola 22x59 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Series Crew Cab, we'll be test fitting the Rola Cargo Carrier, that's part number 59502. Its dimensions are 22x59. It has a max capacity of 600 pounds and it's for 2 inch hitches only. We can go ahead and begin by inserting our shank into our receiver. Our receiver here today is a 2 1/2 inch, we've got an adapter here to make it 2 inch. We'll take our shank, we'll line up our pin holes.



Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD crew cab we're going to be installing the Firestone Ride-Rite air helper springs, part number F2250. Now before we install our air bags we're going to go ahead and take a couple measurements to get a baseline for the vehicle. From the ground to the bottom of the fender well we have 40-1/2". Next we're going to go ahead and install a water tank with a little over 1,500 pounds of weight in it into the bed of the truck. Now we'll go ahead and take another measurement from the ground to the bottom of the wheel well. Now we have a measurement of about 38" from the ground to the bottom of the wheel well.



Glacier Twist-Link Snow Tire Chains Review - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Silverado crewcab, we're going to install part number PWH222ASC. This is the Glacier twist-link snow tire chains with the cam tighteners. One other thing to know about our snow chains is that you get 2 chains for each part number. While this won't be a permanent install, it's a good idea to go ahead and try them out before you need them in the cold and snow. We got our chain laid out. You want to make sure you have it facing the right way with the truck. First off, these parts here are the cam tighteners. These will be on the outside of the truck.



Bestop PowerBoard Motorized Running Boards Installation - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on this 2013 Chevy Silverado, we'll be installing the Bestop PowerBoard, part number B7512615. With out powerboards installed, we'll go through the basic operation of our powerboards. With the doors closed, you'll notice that the powerboards are up and our courtesy lights are off. When we open up what is the driver's, passenger's front or rear doors the power board on that side will extend turning on the courtesy light. Then when we close the door, the powerboard will pull back up and tuck back underneath the vehicle. With the power board, it provides a sleek and stylish way to increase the safety and ease of getting in and out of the vehicle. Here's what our powerboard will look like once installed.



Trailer Connector Socket Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Silverado

Today, on this 2005 Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab, we're going to install Part Number HM40975. This is the Pollak 7- and 4-Pole Trailer Connector with Mounting Bracket. Typically, this part can be used as a replacement on your vehicle. However, in this case, even the original is completely missing, but we do need this original OEM socket to make it work. If you have this on your vehicle, you should be good to go. Now it's a good idea to make sure that you have this completely cleaned out, as best as you can. Let's go ahead and just set this aside for now, and we'll go ahead and mount our bracket for our 7-pole connector. Mounting your bracket is a matter of personal preference. I like using this location right here for our two holes will line up this part of the steel in the bumper.



Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on this 2006 Chevrolet Silverado, we're going to install part number AL88275. This is a Air Lift LoadLifter 5000. Before we get started, we'll go ahead and get a measurement for our original ride height. From the ground to the wheel well looks about 39-1/4". This measurement will vary from truck to truck, of course. Now with a load in the back of our truck, it looks like our new measurement is 36-1/2. With our truck loaded up, we'll go ahead and take it through our test bump course. You can see how the suspension goes up and down without any help. To get our truck ready to install our air springs, we need to do a couple of things.









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