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Today on our 2012 Ford F-250 super duty we're going to take a look at and then also show you how to install the SumoSprings solo custom helper springs. These are heavy-duty application for the rear axle, covering 2,800 pounds of support at 50 percent compression. Part number is ssr-114-54. Now before we get our suspension enhancement in place, we're going to get a couple measurements for comparison sake. We'll start by giving our factory ride height. Here in the back we're at about 40 3/4 of an inch, and here at the front it's about 40 1/2. Now, we've got about 175 gallons of water here in the back to simulate a load, pen weight or even tongue weight on the back of our truck.
Today in our 2013 Ford F250 we're taking a look at, and installing the Curt Quick Goose II Gooseneck hitch with install kit, rated for 30,000 pounds. Part number C630-644. Here's what it looks like when it's installed. You can see it's got some nice spring loaded safety chains, tie downs, nice rubber cover that's going to keep the dirt and corrosion out of her pop up ball. Nice ring that's going to help you line it up when you're backing it up to your trailer. Right now we have it in the third position, when you're ready to release it you're going to remove the red handle, pulling back, allowing the black handle to slip in, and locking the ball into place. When we're ready to stow it away we'll reverse the procedure.
Today on our 2012 Ford F250, we're going to take a look at, then also show you how to install the SumoSprings Medium Duty Custom Helper Springs for the rear axle. Part number is SSR-102-47. Before we put our enhancement in place let's go ahead and get our factory ride height measurement. We're going to use this for comparison. It looks like here, we're at about 42", and in the front we're at about 41 1/4. We've got about 175 gallons of water in the truck. This is going to help simulate pin weight or tongue weight here in the back, or even a load in the back of the truck.
Today on our 2012 Ford F-250 Super Duty we're going to take a look at and also show you how to install the RoadMaster Active Suspension Kit. This is a heavy duty set up for F-250 and 350s, part number is RAS3622-SHD. Before we get our suspension enhancement in place we're going to get a couple measurements for comparison sake. Well start by getting our factory ride height. Here in the back we're at about 40 of an inch and here at the front its about 40 . At the 25% setting let's take a measurement with our tank loaded up here. It looks like we're going to be right here at about 39 .
Today on our 2014 Ford F-350 we're going to be taking a look at, and also showing you how to install, the B&W Custom Under Bed Installation Kit for the B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch. The part number is BWGNRK111-5W. You can see the custom bracket kit that we're going to have with our hitch. It's going to use pre-existing holes in our frame, so we're not going to have to do any drilling or any welding on our frame, which could weaken it. The only modifications to the truck we'll have to make will be in-bed. This 5th wheel installation designed to let you install your B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches. The adapters are part number BWRVK3500, or part number BWRVK3400.
Today in our 2013 Ford F-250 Crew Cab, we'll be installing the TruXedo TruXport Soft, Roll-Up Tonneau Cover, part #TX269101. Avoid the hassle of traditional snap-style tonneau covers and upgrade the look of your truck with the TruXedo TruXport Tonneau Cover. It's a no-drill installation that can improve the aerodynamics of your truck. When used with the locking tailgate, the whole truck bed becomes secure. It easily rolls up so you can gain access to the bed of your truck. Simply undo the latches on both sides, and then roll it up towards the cab.
Today, on our 2012 Ford F-250 Super Duty, we're going to take a look at, and also show you how to install, the Firestone Ride-Rite Double Convoluted Airbags for the rear axle. Part number is F2550. Before we make any modifications to the truck, we're going to record our factory ride height. We're going to measure right into the inside top edge of both the rear fender and the front fender. We're going to write those down. Looks like here at the rear of the truck, we're going to have about 41-1/4 inches.
Today on our 2013 Ford F-250 we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Air Lift Wireless Air Compressor System for Air Helper Springs which features a wireless remote control, part number AL72000. Now I'm going to show you this wireless remote in action. We hit a button to wake it up. We've got these arrows indicating that it functions both rear tires, or both rear air bags, I'm sorry. If we hit this up button it'll bump it up, up to 15 PSI. Now you can see it, it's raising it.
Today on our 2014 Ford F350, we're going to be taking a look at and we're also going to show you how to install the B&W Turnover Ball Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch. This offers the custom installation kit and 30,000lbs capacity. Part numbers BWGNRK1111. You can see the custom bracket kit that we're to have with our hitch. It's going to use pre-existing holes in our frame, so we're not going to have to do any drilling or any welding on our frame which could weaken it. The only modifications to the truck we'll have to make will be in bed.
Today on our 2012 Ford F250 Crew cab, we'll be installing the truck seat-of truck sport soft rollup tonneau cover, part #TX269101. Upgrade the look of your truck while avoiding the hassle of traditional snap on tonneau covers with this truck seat-of soft rollup tonneau cover. It can improve aerodynamics and we can even roll it up to get access to our full truck bed. We'll simply undo the two leavers underneath and I can roll it all the way up to the cab. Once we get to the cab we can secure it with our hook and loop safety straps on both sides. It's a no drill application, it simply clamps on to your truck bed side rails. Another great feature is, with it completely rolled out, when we close and lock our tailgate our truck bed becomes completely secure.
Today, on this 2014 Ford F250 Super Duty, we're going to review and install the BMW Customer Base Rail and Installation Kit, part number BWRVK2401. Now, the BMW fifth wheel installation kit will allow you to install a fifth wheel in the back of your truck. As you can see here, we have the rails already installed in our truck. Now, this is compatible with the BMW Patriot fifth wheel. You notice on the rails we have 3 sets of slots in each rail. This will fit a variety of different 5th wheels that are out there this will also work with versions of a goose neck adapter as well. These cross rails are constructed from steel with a powder coat finish. In this case it's a nice change of pace with traditional black finish. Let's go ahead and look at the frame brackets that come with the kit.
Today on our 2013 Ford F250 Super Duty, we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Air Lift Loadlifter 5000 ultimate air helper springs with internal jounce bumpers, part number AL88396. Here's what they look like once they're installed. Some of the reasons you might want these, it's going to help stabilize your load, and if you have an off center load like one side is heavier than the other, you can independently air up each bag and get your vehicle set level. With the internal jounce bumper, it's going to help improve your ride quality. When you do have your vehicle riding level, you're not going to aim your headlights into the eyes of the oncoming traffic. These are going to help level your load up to 5000 pounds. You want to keep in mind, you have to keep at least five pounds of air in the bag at all times, and the maximum is going to be 100 pounds of air pressure when you're hauling a load. With many of our customers have said that these do work well with this wheel hitches, just have to use the original hardware that came with your fifth wheel hitch, the bolt through the center there, to mount your air bags. Our vehicle about any weight in it, at the rear wheel well, the bottom of the rear wheel well, it's going to be about 40 3/4", and on the front, we're going to be right at about 40".
Today on our 2014 Ford F250, we're going to take a look at and show you how to install the Firestone Ride Rite air helper springs. These are the double convoluted bags for the rear axle. The part number is F2535. Now to get started we're just going to record our factory ride height measurements before we have any load or anything like that in the vehicle. It looks like here in the rear we're going to be at about 40-1/2". We'll be at about 39-1/2" here in the front. Now we're going to load our truck up with about 150 gallons of water here just to simulate either tongue weight on the back of the truck or a load. Now here in the rear looks like we've come down to about 38-1/4".
Today on our 2008 Ford F350 Super Duty, we're going to show you how to install the SumoSprings Heavy Duty Rear Axle Solo Custom Helper Springs from SuperSprings. Part number is SSR-114-54. Here's what our SuperSpring's going to look like installed. The SuperSprings are going to allow for better handling and ride when we're hauling those heavy loads around. This is going to help reduce body roll side to side, and it also smooths out the bumps. This has a progressive design, so when we're just carrying our light loads, we're not going to have much of a difference in the ride quality of our vehicle.
Today on our 2008 Ford F350 Super Duty we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver, part number C31008. Here's what our hitch looks like installed. As you can see it's got a nice black powder-coated finish. Two by two square hole with a 5/8 hitch pin. This would be good for your front mounted winches, cargo carriers, snow plows that will fit into a front mounted hitch, or a bike rack, or even a spare tire mount. It's designed to hold 9,000 pounds of line pull if you're using it for winch. 500 pounds of vertical pressure, and a 5,000 pound gross trailer weight if you're going to be pushing your trailer, or backing it into a space.
Today on our 2008 Ford F350 Super-duty. We're going to be taking a look at and installing the Weather-tech 2nd Row Rear Auto Floor-mat in black part number WT440022. This is also available in tan part number WT450022 and available in grey part number WT460022. Now you can see this vehicle does not have any kind of mat in it and it's a good candidate for some Weather-tech Floor-mats to keep the dirt and grime off of your factory carpets. We'll go ahead and take ours out of the box. Now it's going to come folded up so you want to lay it in the sun for a hour or so just to let it kind of heat up and form out. We've had ours sitting out for a while so we're going to take it and set it inside.
Today on our 2008 Ford F350 Super Duty we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Super Winch Trailer and Vehicle Electric Winch Wiring Kit, for up to a 16,500 pound winch, part number SW2008. Take off our rubber dust cover, plug in our winch. Let's go ahead and show you how to install it. We've used the same universal bracket 18136, available on our website. We're going to mount our plug onto that. We'll take a 7/16 wrench and we can tighten those down. You want to make sure you don't want to tighten these too tight, again they're plastic, the plug, and it can break.
Today on our 2008 Ford F350 Super Duty, we're going to be taking a look at installing the Superwinch front vehicle electric wench wiring harness, part number SW2007. Now when you're ready to use your front winch take off your dust cover, we'll plug it in, and we're ready to go. When you've finished your winching job simply unplug it, place your dust cover back over it and you remover your wench. We've gone ahead and marked one of them positive, one of negative, so we can easily orient them on top, and then we get to the battery. We went ahead and made a bracket available on our website, it's universal mounting bracket, part number 18136. We're going to mount our plug to that, and then run the wires up to our battery. First we're going to go ahead and push it through. Put a couple of 3/8" bolts through there, and some locking nuts.
Here on our 2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Hopkins Smart Hitch back up camera and Hitch and Lighter system. Part number HM50002. Here's what your camera looks like once it's installed with your sensors. It will go right where your license plate goes. Now we're going to back up to our trailer and you can see it is in hitch mode, which is where there's a point at the bottom. It'll help us line up to our trailer ball. You can watch as we get closer it's going to go into the green line, which is a pre-detection mode, then it'll go into the yellow, which is your caution, and once it get's to the red that's going to put you within an inch or so from your target area. Now we see here in everyday mode where it's kind of squared out.
Today on our 2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty, we're going to be taking a look at installing the Husky liners premium fifth wheel louvered tailgate with locking handle, part number, HL15130. It's got a large cut out to allow access for your fifth wheel or your gooseneck trailer, without having to let your gate down you can simply pass it across and attach it. You can see it's a nice fully welded, aluminum tailgate, weighs about half what a traditional tailgate weighs. Still uses a center style latch like your factory, and your safety cables, and it has a key so you can lock it and keep it in place, so nobody can run off with your tailgate. This tailgate really contours the body of your truck, gives it that OE appearance. It's got an E coating to help protect against rust, and scratches, but it can be painted to match your vehicle if you desire.