On this 2011 GMC Sierra, we're going to show you the BMW turnover ball, under-bed gooseneck trailer hitch. Part number BWGNRK1012. We'll go ahead and show you how to operate the hitch. Right now, it's in lock position, so to unlock it, pull on the handle and twist towards the front. It stays open and you can remove the ball. To lock the pin down, simply pull down on the handle a little bit, twist it towards the back of the truck, and it's spring-loaded and locks itself back it. This is what the hitch looks when it's installed in the truck. You'll see a very small footprint in the bed of the truck.
Today, on this 2011 GMC Sierra, we're going to show you the custom underbed installation kit for B&W Companion 5th wheel trailer hitches, part number BWGNRK1012-5W. We'll go ahead and show you how to operate the hitch. Right now, it's in its locked position. To unlock it, pull on the handle, twist towards the front. To lock the pin down, simply pull back on the handle a little bit, twist it towards the back of the truck, and it's spring-loaded and locks itself back in. On the sides here, we have two spring-loaded U-bolts that are for your safety chains.
Today a 2011 GMC Sierra. We're going to the Draw-Tite fifth wheel and gooseneck wiring harness with a 7-pole connector, part number 20110. A few things to know about wire harness is that it's length is 7 and 1/2 foot long so you can keep it near the tailgate or made for a sliding camper. You can run it towards the cab of a truck. It does simply plug it between OEM wiring harness and the factory installed 7-way connector. Also, this does retain the use of the factory 7-way inaudible 00:00:27 vehicle so you have 2 in the back of your truck, one in the bed and one in the bumper.
Today on our 2009 GMC Sierra 2500 HD we're going to be doing a test fit of the TracRac TracOne. This is going to be your bed-mounted ladder rack system. It's going to have an 800 pound weight capacity, sturdy aluminum construction, and as you can see, it's going to fit on the vehicle quite nice. We're going to show you how to place the feet on the other side as well as talk about how these are adjustable to different bed widths, and your caps if you have them on the sides. We'll go ahead and drop down the tailgate and I'll show you how to place on the brackets that you're going to need to put it in place. You're going to have your c-clamps with the bolt on the bottom side, which is going to be an Allen screw. Then you're going to have your plate that will go on and sit on the top of that.
Today on our 2003 GMC Sierra, we're going to review and install the SMI Air Force One Supplemental Braking System, part number SM99243. To begin our install, we're going to go ahead and open up the hood. Now, our operating unit just gets mounted with some zip ties, but we first need to find a location. Here on the driver's side, there's a plastic shroud that covers up some of the engine components. We'll go ahead and set it into position and use my paint marker to mark some attachment points. We drill a couple of holes and create attachment points for our zip ties. We'll then run it through the hold-downs here on the side of the operating unit.
Today on our 2008 GMC Sierra, we are test-fitting the Darby Extend-a-Truck hitch-mounted load extender. The part number for that is DTA944. As you can see, we do have a ladder strapped down to our Darby. Now, this Extend-a-Truck can hold anything, like a kayak, any lumber or ladders such as this. All you have to do is load up and make sure you strap down any of your material that you're carrying in your vehicle. Now, we do have a cam-strap here. This is not included with the Darby Extend-a-Truck but you can find those on our website at etrailer.com.
Kevin: Today, for our 2008 GMC Sierra, we are going to review install the Westin pro traxx oval Nerf bars, part number 21-21400. Now getting in and out of our truck is make a lot easier. Now here is what our Nerf bars are going to look like once they are installed. This is the Westin pro traxx Nerf bar and it's the four inch oval tube step. Now this is for our regular cab model, also available in the extended and crew cabs. It's got a Chrome finish, so it really adds to the nice detailed look of our truck.
Today on our 2013 GMC Sierra we're going to take a look at and show you how to install the Kirk custom-fit front-mount trailer hitch receiver. This offers a 2-inch opening. It's part number is C31023. Here's what our hitch looks like once we get it installed here on the front of the Sierra, really nice clean-looking hitch, beefs up the look of the front end a little bit. It doesn't protrude out pass the front edge of our bumper. That straight line would be about there, so we're going have maybe an inch and a half, 2 inches because it's tucked back in but it sticks out far enough that we've got plenty of access room for our pin hole. We've used all existing bolts, some to hold the tow hooks in, some for the bumper.
Today on our 2013 GMC Sierra we're going to take a look at and show you how to install the torque lift line of the super truss hitch extensions for select super hitch trailer hitch receivers. These are available in 8 different sizes, any where from 21 inches up to 60. We're going to show you the 36 inch version. This is part number TLE1536. We're ready to hook up to our trailer, plug it in, connect our safety chains, and still have without weight distribution a 6,500 pound maximum trailer weight rating, a 650 pound ton weight rating, and if we step up into that weight distribution, we're then going to go to a 1,200 pound ton weight rating here at the rear and a 12,000 pound gross trailer weight rating. That's when used with the select super hitch magnum or original series trailer hitch receivers. Now if you're going to be looking at a shorter model, check those weight specifications. If you're looking at one of the longer models, check those weight specifications just to make sure we're staying within line there. The super truss is a perfect solution for extending our pin hole or our mounting location rearward to give us room for those bed-mounted campers and things such as that that tend to interfere.
Today on our 2013 GMC Sierra 3500 we're going to take a look at, then show you how to install the Torklift SuperHitch Magnum trailer hitch receiver. This is a class five custom fit hitch. It offers a 2-1/2 and 2" opening. The part number is TLC1209-30. This gives you a great look at what the SuperHitch is going to look like once you get it installed on your vehicle. Really nice heavy duty looking hitch. Beefs up the back of the truck, giving it a good stout look.
Today on our 2013 GMC Sierra 3500 we're going to be showing you how to install the Bargman 5th wheel/goose neck 90 degree wiring harness with the 7 pole plug. This is a 9 foot long extension. It's part number is 50-97-410. We need to find a suitable mounting area for our wiring. That's the first step our installation. Our customer has already spray painted an area here where he wants it to go.
Today in our 2008 GMC Sierra, we will be installing and taking a look at the Weather Tech Front Auto Floor Mat in a single piece in black, Part Number WT442941. This also comes in Tan, Part Number WT452941 and in Grey, Part Number WT462941. It is a nice, one piece construction that fits the contour of our truck nicely. Being in one piece is going to protect your carpet from your door sill on one side, all the way across to the other side. As you can see on the driver's side, it fits the contour nicely. There is an air conditioner duct right here. It fits around that.
Today in our 2008 GMC Sierra we're going to install the tracrac caprac ladder rack for for camper shells and truck cabs, part number TA29200. Now having a camper on your truck will limits to some of the stuff you can haul. The caprac solves that problem. Once you get it slide under your cross bars you're going to adjust your load stops, tie them down, use some tie down straps on your ladder. Now you're able to haul ladders or lumber, kayaks, canoes or any other accessory that you want to mount to your truck on your camper shelf. The aerodynamic design reduces drag and wind noise. The eliptable 00:00:37 crossbars are streamlined to reduce wind resistance.
Today on our 2008 GMC Sierra, we're going to install and take a look at the Husky Liners Classic Custom Auto Floor Liners in black, part number HL31411. They're also available in gray, part number HL31412, and in tan part number HL31413. Here's what our Husky Floor Liner looks like and installed on the passenger side of our vehicle. As you can see it contours nicely with the factory floorboard and it reaches up underneath the dash further than say a stock floor mat would. It's going to fit the contour of the seat and again all the way over to the center here. Features a nice diamond plate pattern on it that's going to give you grip for your feet and it's going to keep your feet raised up off the bottom of the liner so if there's any moisture that comes your shoes, it's going to be in that grooves and your feet will be sitting on top of it on the diamond plate tread. One thing that really sets Husky Liner Floor Liners apart from other brands are the patent stay put nibs here on the bottom.
Today on our 2008 GMC Sierra, we will be installing and taking a look at the CIPA Custom Towing Mirrors for the driver and passenger side, part number CM10900. As you see, in the factor mirror, I am right behind the truck and you can see right behind you. If I take a few steps out, you can see me in the towing mirror. It is going to give you almost four feet or more of vision behind you so you can see your trailer when turns and hauling your trailer down the road. This is what our new CIPA Towing Mirror looks like installed on our GMC Sierra. As you see, it fits nicely around the factor mirror. The edge of the mirror goes around the factory mirror and you still have full functionality of your factory mirror.
Today on our 2008 GMC Sierra, we'll be taking a look at and installing the Husky Liners Exact Contour custom auto floor liners for the front in black part number HL53101. These contour floor mat really does contour to your floorboard perfectly. Reaches up here underneath the dash a little bit so you don't have to worry about your feet going up there and getting it dirty. And it goes all the way over to the threshold so it's going to keep dirt and debris either on your floor mat or outside of your door seal. It's a nice black finish. And it is made out of a thermal plastic material that's going to be extremely durable and hold up against things such as oil, gasoline, and battery acid, any other thing that can really be tracked in onto your floor mats.
Today on our 2008 GMC Sierra we'll be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller, part number 90885. See here this is our manual override. NC, that means there's no trailer connected to our truck. On this side you have your knob that adjusts the power for your brake controller and the button on top, that will change the boost level of your trailer brake controller. The boost adjusts how aggressively your brakes come onto to your trailer, depending on the size of your trailer and the weight you are hauling. Now we'll go ahead and hook our trailer up and test out our brake controller. We don't have a trailer plugged, in so it'll be no connection.
Today in our 2008 GMC Sierra, we'll be installing and taking a look at the K Source custom towing mirrors for the driver and passenger side, part number: KS80900. These custom fit towing mirrors fit over your existing factory mirrors for an expanded field of vision. Now as you can see in our factory mirror, I'm pretty much right behind our truck, and you can see behind you. With a towing mirror, you're able to see a lot wider view, so you can see your trailer when going down the road and making wide turns. Now here's what our new K Source towing mirror looks like installed on our GMC Sierra. As you can see, it fits nicely around our factory mirror, follows the lines of the factory mirror, and doesn't interfere with anything. You still close your mirror for tight spaces and parking which is very nice since you're extending your mirror out. Very easy installation.
Today on our 2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD, we'll be installing the Air Lift Load Lifter 5000 Air Helper Springs, part number AL57275. Now here's what our vehicle looked like with the manufacturer's suspension and no weight added to the rear of the vehicle. We'll go ahead and take a measurement from the bottom of the wheel well down to the ground. As you can see, we're at 41 inches. Next we're going to go ahead and add approximately 2,700 pounds of weight to the rear of the vehicle. Now with our weight added, you can see it's lowered the rider height from 41 inches to 37 1/2. Next we're going to go ahead and run the vehicle through our test course.
All right, today in this 2013 GMC Sierra we're going to install part number WT3TG03 from Weather tech. This is the Weather Tech tech liner custom tailgate liner. It's also a good idea to leave the liner out in the sun just a little bit to make sure it's completely flat after you take it out of the box. To start off our install, you want to make sure that the tailgate is completely clean. Next, we're going to have to attach three plastic strips to top edge of a cap on the tailgate. We'll go ahead and clean it off first with some rubbing alcohol to make sure we get rid of any wax or soap that's left over. We'll put them in place for now to make sure we have an even left to right.
Today on our 2005 GMC Sierra, we're going to be installing the CIPA EVO Formance Alfas Maximum Intensity 9006 Halogen Headlight Bulb. These come with a quantity of two. The part number is CM93448. These lights are designed to generate 110 watts of light while only using 75 watts of power. The high-color temperature is going to improve visibility and promote driver awareness. The high-quality construction yields a longlasting and dependable bulb, which operates at a very safe temperature so that they will not damage your car's electrical components. Now to begin our installation, we've opened the hood and we're going to start here on the passenger side.
All right. Today on this 2005 GMC Sierra Crew Cab, we're going to install part number HM27512VA. This is a Hopkins Trailblazer Electronic Deer Alert. We can go ahead and try it out. First thing we're going to do is run our wires from our switch to the outside. This is turn to alert off and on, and what I'm going to do is take two ends or two wires, one's shorter than the other, I want to tape them together and then pull both wires through the firewall. We'll go ahead and run this through an existing grommet in the firewall. All right, we're going to use the small grommet right here.
Today on our 2012 GMC Sierra 2500, well be installing the Curt Custom Fifth Wheel installation kit, part number C16413-204. To begin our install, well first going to go ahead and were going to remove the spare tire to give us some more working room underneath. Now on this application, theres a lock cylinder inside thatll protect them from theft of your spare tire so well go ahead and remove the lock cylinder and set it aside. Well then use the spare tire tools to go ahead and lower and remove the spare tire. Now that we have it down far enough, you can feed the cable back up to the spare tire and bring it down and out of the way. Now with the spare tire out of the way, were going to go ahead and remove both rear wheels.
Today on our 2011 GMC Sierra we're going to be installing the CURT Custom Fit Class Four 2" trailer hitch receiver, part number 14301. We'll now go over a few measurements to help you in selecting your accessories, such as a bike rack, ball mount, or maybe a hitch cargo carrier. From the center of our hitch pinhole to the rearmost edge of our bumper we've got about 3-1/4". From the ground to the inside top edge of our receiver tube we have about 17". Before we begin the installation let's talk about the tolls that we're going to need. We'll of course want to have a torque wrench so we can get the proper torque applied. We want a wrench or an impact, something that we can use to run the bolts in and out.
Today on our 2002 GMC Sierra we're going to install the Husky Liners Premium 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate with Locking Handle part number HL15230. A few great things to know about this tailgate is that it's constructed from aluminum so that makes it half the weight of traditional steel tailgates. It has a factory style center latch that makes the tailgate easy open and it also comes with two keys. We're going to start off with our tailgate already removed from the truck. Also you want to remove the tailgate cables as well from the original tailgate. Now we can go ahead and put our new tailgate into place. This will install just like the original tailgate. We can line that hinge up with the slot and then put it into place It's a good idea to push the tailgate up and make sure your pins line up with the latches.
Today on this 2011 GMC Sierra, we're going to review and install part number HL31411. This is the Husky Liners Classic Auto Floor Liners in black. This is also available as grey as part number HL31412 and tan as part number HL31413. First off, we need to go ahead and remove any preexisting liners or floor mats that are in the way. These liners are designed to work directly with the factory carper. We'll go ahead and start on the driver's side.
Today on our 2001 GMC Sierra 2500 Short Bed, we'll be installing the B & W Turnover Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch, part number BWGNRK1067. Next we'll go over the handle, operation and installing of the gooseneck hitch ball. To operate the handle, we'll simply pull out, rotate it forward and we'll lock the handle open so that we can put our hitch ball in place. Then to lock the hitch ball in position, we'll simply rotate it back towards the rear of the vehicle and allow the spring to re-lock the pin. With the handle open, we'll drop the ball in place, close the handle, which will allow the pin to go through the ball and lock it in place, allowing us to set up for towing our gooseneck trailer. Then once we're done towing, we'll pull the handle back out, remove the ball, turn it over, put it back into the hitch, putting it in the stored position, re-throwing the handle, locking it in place. To begin our install, we're first going to lower and remove the spare tire, give us some more working room underneath. Next we'll remove both rear wheels.
Today on our 2001 GMC Sierra, we'll be installing the Pollack 5th Wheel and Gooseneck Trailer Connector, part number PK11893-11932. Now to begin our install, we'll first go ahead and find a location to mount the new 7-pole connector and drill out our holes. In our pickup bed on the driver's side just behind the rear wheel well is a good location. Using a 2-inch hole saw bit, we'll go ahead and drill out our hole. Now in order to get our wiring harness fed from underneath and up through our hole, we'll need to remove the two fasteners that secure the mudguard here behind the wheel well. There's one just on the inside of the wheel well lip and one underneath the tail light area. Once we have the fasteners out, we can go ahead and pull the guard down. Now that we have the wire fed into position, we'll move back to the pickup bed where we'll install the wires into the back of the connector. Now when installing our wires, each connector is faintly marked with a number.
Today, on our 2007 GMC Sierra, we'll be installing the K Source custom extended towing mirrors with turn signals and electric key, part number KS62075-76G. Now we'll go through operation of our new K Source power mirror. Using the vehicle power function, we can go ahead and move the top section of the mirror, in, out, up, down. We can also see that the turn signal circuit will flash in our mirror. Additional feature of the new K Source mirror is the extension out so that we can go around large towed objects. The lower section of our mirror can manually be moved and will stay put once set in position.
Today on our 2013 GMC Sierra short-bed, we'll be installing the under-bed rail and installation for Reese Elite Series 5th wheel trailer hitches, part number Rp30868. Now, we've already gone ahead and removed the spare tire and the spare tire shield from the vehicle. We've also gone ahead and removed the heat shield bolts as they are a little hard to get out. They are loctited in so you may need to cut them out depending on the age of the vehicle. We're now going to go ahead and remove our heat shield. We don't want to take it all down, so we're going to go ahead and cut it. The bolt here on the bed is not easily accessible. We'll go ahead and cut the shield around the bolt.