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Husky Liners X-act Contour 2nd Row Floor Liners Review - 2013 Toyota Tacoma

Hi, Randy at etrailer.com. Today on our 2013 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab, we're going to be taking a look at the Husky Liners X-act Contour Custom Auto Floor Liners. This is going to be for the rear in black. It's part number HL53801. To begin our test fit, we're going to take our mat .. It's a one piece mat which is great because it covers the center hump.



Husky Liners Classic Custom Rear Floor Liner Review - 2013 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2013 Toyota Tacoma we're going to be taking a look at the Husky Liners Custom Classic Auto Floor Liners. These are in tan, for the rear, part numbers HL65493. It's also available in gray, with part number HL65492, or in black, with part number HL65491. All right. To begin our test fit, we want to get the factory floor mats removed. We're going to take our new Husky Liner mat, bring it in. The semi-rigid material here is designed to bend and flex without cracking or breaking.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2013 Toyota Tacoma, well be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System. Were going to use the 53-inch AeroBlades part number THARB53, the Thule Rapid Traverse Slip Pack part number TH480R, and the Thule Fit Kit part number THKIT1511. With our roof rack assembled according to the manufacturers instruction, were going to begin by opening our front doors. Were then placing the front half of our rack under the front porch with our roofline here. Now per Thules fit guide, we need to measure 13 inches from the rear edge of our windshield to the leading edge of our foot pack.Were going to do this measurement on both sides. This will ensure that our feet are in line with one another.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom 2nd Row Floor Liners Review - 2012 Toyota Tacoma

Hi. Randy here at etrailer.com. Today on our 2013 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab, we're going to be taking a look at the U-Ace 3D Kagu custom auto floor liners. This one in particular is in black. Its part number is L1TY09121509. With our factory floor mats already removed from our Tacoma, simply placing our U-Ace mat in. We'll push it down firmly around all of the surfaces here.





Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Tacoma

Hi. Randy at Etrailer.com. Today on our 2013 Toyota Tacoma, we're going to be test fitting the Kuat Trio, part number Ru01. To begin our test fit, we're going to place the bike rack up on our two load bars. We're going to take one of the black rubber-coated metal U-bolts, go around the underside of our load bar, and fit it up into the head of our carrier. We'll then take one of the cyllinder nuts with the hex-shaped pattern, up; bring it down onto our U-bolt, and then the second one.



Kuat NV Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2013 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab, we're going to be test fitting the Kuat NV, part number N101. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll line up our pin holes, slide through our pin. As we do this, we want to be sure that it engages our anti-rattle device. We'll then secure it using the provided lock. Here at the rear of the rack, we're going to turn the black knob. This is going to engage our anti-rattle device, and further secure the rack to our vehicle.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Toyota Tacoma - Hidden Hitch

01Today in 2013 Toyota Tacoma double cab, we're going to install part number 87581 from Hidden Hitch. First thing we need to do is get our vehicle ready. To do that, we're going to go ahead and loosen up the bumper. Now this is an option. You either A, support it while you install the hitch, or B, take it out of the way. Personally, I find it easier to take it off out the way. All right.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Toyota Tacoma - Draw-Tite

Today, on a 2013 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab, we're going to install part#75236 Draw-Tite. First thing we're going to do is get our vehicle ready. To do that, we're going to go ahead and loosen up the bumper. Now this is an option. You can either: a) Support it while you install a hitch, or b) Take it out of the way. Personally I find it easier to take it up out of the way. First thing you're going to do is go ahead and disconnect electrical to the bumper.



Yakima StickUp 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2013 Toyota Tacoma, were going to be test fitting the Yakima StickUp, this is a 2-bike folding platform style rack, it will fit 1-1/4 and 2 inch hitches, its part number is Y02420. To begin our test fit, were going to slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. Well then line up our pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it down with a wrench. Well then use the provided clip to secure it. With our rack in this position, youre going to have about 15-3/4 of an inch worth of ground clearance here. The closest point of the rack to the back of our vehicle its like its going to be here, you see, its about 6 inches away from the back of the truck. Overall, weve added about 9 inches to the length of the truck.



SportRack Platform Style 2 Bike Rack Review - 2014 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2014 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be test fitting the sport rack, platform style hitch mounted 2 bike rack, part number SR2901. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll thread in the anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down, using a wrench. The bike rack's secured. We'll go over a few clearance measurements and see how the two fit together. We have about 20 1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 7 inches.



Prorack 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2014 Toyota Tacoma, well be test fitting the ProRack Hitch Mounted Four Bike Rack, part number PR8062404. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch, and thread our anti-rattle bolt through the pin holes and tighten it down with a wrench. If the bike rack secured, well go over a few clearance of measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 17 inches of ground clearance at the back of the bike rack. Closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 5 inches away, and weve added about 30 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. To access the bed of the truck, we can pull this over pin at the base of the bike rack and tilt the mast down, and we can easily have access to the trucks bed. To load up a bike, well make sure the mast is in its upright position.



Yakima HoldUp 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2014 Toyota Tacoma, well be test fitting the Yakima HoldUp Hitch Mounted Two Bike Rack, part number Y02443. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Well thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down using a wrench. With the bike rack secured, well go over a few clearance of measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 21 inches of ground clearance. Closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 5 inches away.



Thule T2 Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2014 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be test fitting the Thule T2 platform style hitch mounted two bike rack part number TH916XTR. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll thread in our anti rattle bolt and tighten it down using a wrench. With the bike rack secured, we'll go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 17 and a half inches of ground clearance. Closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 7 and a half inches away and we've added about 13 inches to the overall length of our Tacoma. We can now lower the platform down by pulling up on the gray lever at the base of the bike rack and tilting the platform down. With the platform down we have about 24 and a half inches of ground clearance. Closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 5 inches away and we've added about 32 inches to the overall length of our Toyota Tacoma.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2014 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be test fitting the Thule Doubletrack platform style hitch mounted two bike rack part number TH990XT. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll thread in our anti rattle bolt and tighten it down using a wrench. With the bike rack secured, we'll go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 17 inches of ground clearance. Closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 5 inches away and we've added about 11 inches to the overall length of our Tacoma. We can now lift up on the gray lever at the base of the bike rack and tilt the platform down. With the platform down, we have about 24 inches of ground clearance at the rear of the bike rack. Closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 3 inches away and we've added about 29 and a half inches to the overall length of our Toyota Tacoma.



Swagman XTC2 Wheel Mount Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2014 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be test fitting the Swagman XTC2 platform style two bike rack part number S64670. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll thread in our anti rattle bolt, tighten it down with the wrench. With the bike rack secured, we'll go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 22 inches of ground clearance. Closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 6 inches and we've added about 20 and a half inches to the overall length of our Tacoma. We can now pull the three pins at the base of the bike rack to tilt down the platform as well as the mast. With it down, you can see the tail gate does come in contact with the bike rack. With the platform down, the closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is still about 6 inches.



SportRack 3 Bike Rack Review - 2014 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2014 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be testing the sports rack hitch-mounted three-bike rack, part number sr2403. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll thread in the anti-rattle bolts, and tighten it down using a wrench. With the bike rack secured, we'll go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 17-1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about four inches away, and we've added about 12 inches to the overall length of our Ticoma.





TrailSeal Tailgate Gasket Installation - 2014 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2014 Toyota Tacoma, were going to install part number 834532001583. This is the TrailSeal tailgate gasket. To start off our install well go ahead and open up the tailgate. Then well go ahead and clean up the inside edge of the tailgate, all the way around. Well go ahead and use the alcohol prep kits that come with the package. Next well go ahead and take a piece of our seal and cut off about a one inch length.



BAKFlip G2 Hard Tonneau Cover Installation - 2014 Toyota Tacoma

Today in this 2014 Toyota Tacoma, we're going to install part number BAK26407. First thing we're going to do is go ahead and install our hardware for our rails. We're going to slide the square headed bolts into the tracks that are already installed into the bed of the pick up truck. In this truck, we're going to use three on each side. Now, we'll go ahead and attach our rail into the truck. We'll go ahead and slide it forward as far as possible.



Putco Plasma 921 LED Bulbs Installation - 2002 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2002 Toyota Tacoma, well be installing the Putco Plasma 921 LED bulbs, part number p240921w-360. Well lower the tailgate to gain access to the two bolts that hold our taillights in place here on the passenger side. Well go ahead and loosen those up, remove our tail lights and well be switching out the reverse bulb here at the very bottom. Well go ahead and twist it counterclockwise and pull it out of its position. Now, when handling the new LED bulb, we want to be sure not to get any oil from our skin onto the bulb. Well be using a shop towel to handle the new LED bulb.



Extang Revolution Soft Tonneau Cover Installation - 2014 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2014 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be installing the Extang Revolution tonneau cover part number Ex54915. To begin our install, we'll go to the rails here in the bed of the truck and remove the in caps. We'll take three blocks from our install kit and slide them into position. We'll repeat this on the other side of the truck bed. Next, we'll move on to the rails from our tonneau cover, we'll first remove adhesive strips off the foam on the sides of the rails. Next we'll install plates into the rails. You want to make sure that the flat side of the plate goes against a rail.



Rola Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2012 Toyota Tacoma, well be test fitting the 2155 Rola cargo carrier for two-inch hitches with a 600-pound capacity, part number 59502. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of our cargo carrier directly into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up the pinholes and install our pinning clip. Now well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 18 and three quarter inches of ground clearance. The closest point of our carrier to the rear of our Tacoma is about nine inches. Weve added about 33 inches to the overall length of our Toyota Tacoma.





Pro Series Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2012 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be test-fitting the 24X60 Pro Series Cargo Carrier, for 2-inch hitches, part number 63153. To begin our test-fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install our pin and clip. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about nineteen inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear ofour Tacoma is about nine and a half inches. We've added about fifty three and a half inches to the overall length of our Toyota.





Rola Dart Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Toyota Tacoma

Speaker: Today, on our 2012 Toyota Tacoma, well be testing a 23 x 56 Rola Dart cargo carrier for two-inch hitches, part number 59550. To begin our test fit, well slide shank of the carrier in to the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Now, well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Toyota is about 3.5 inches. Weve added about 12 inches to the overall length of our Tacoma. Well pull the orange handle at the top of the carrier, and allow it to unfold.





MaxxTow Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2012 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be test-fitting the 17 x 50 Maxxtow Cargo Carrier for 2-inch hitches, part number NT70107. To begin our test-fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole and install our pin and clip. Now, I'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 15.5 inches of ground clearance, the closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Tacoma is about 3 inches. We've added about 23 inches to the overall length of our Toyota. As you can see, we can fully open our tailgate without making contact with our cargo carrier.



Curt Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2012 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be test-fitting the 24X60 Curt Cargo Carrier, for 2-inch hitches, part number C18132. To begin our test-fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install our pin and clip. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about sixteen inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Tacoma is about a half inch. We've added about eleven and a half inches to the overall length of our Toyota.



Curt Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2012 Toyota Tacoma we'll be test fitting the 20x60 Curt Cargo carrier for 2" Hitches, part number C18131. To begin our test fed, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Line up the pin hole and install our pin and clip. Now I'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 15 1/2" of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our vehicle is about a 1/2". We've added about 11 1/2" to the overall length of our Tacoma.



Curt 19x60 Folding Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2012 Toyota Tacoma well be test fitting the 19 x 60 Curt Cargo Carrier for 2 hitches; part number C18100.To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Line up the pin holes and install our pin and clip. Now well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 14 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Tacoma is about inch. Weve added about 7 inches to the overall length of our Toyota.Well pull the pin and clip at the base of the carrier and allow our carrier to unfold. With the carrier in this position we can fully open our tailgate without making contact with our cargo carrier.





Thule Pulse XL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse XL roof top cargo box measuring 16 cubic feet in matte black, part number TH615. With the Thule aeroblade load bar system assembled onto our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Pulse directly onto our load bars. Once we have it situated the way we like we can then open the one side of the box and place our feet through the appropriate slots that fit around our front and rear load bars. Once we have those feet in place we can make our way around and use the hand knobs tighten each one down. With everything tight and secure our box is installed and we're ready to go. That completes today's test fit of the Thule Pulse XL roof top cargo box, part number TH615, on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma..



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma, well be test fitting the Thule Aeroblade Load Bar System, using part number THARB53 for the Thule Aeroblade load bars, part number TH480R for the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack, and part number THKIT1511 for the Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for the Traverse Foot Packs. With our roof-rack system assembled according to the instructions, well begin our test fit by opening the front doors. Well grab our front bar and place it in to our front bar of our rear. To ensure that we have this in the correct location, we need to measure 13 inches from the leading edge of the windshield to the closest point of the foot pack. Well do this measurement for both sides of the vehicle to make sure that our feet are in line with each other. Once we have it situated, we can use the included tool to tighten down the allen bolt and make our way from side to side until each clamp is tight.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma, well be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box, measuring 22 cubic feet in metallic silver, part number TH636S. With the Thule Aeroblade roof-rack system assembled on to our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the Sonic directly on to our load bars. Since the feet are hanging out at the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as needed to fit around our load bars while placing our box on to our roof-rack. Once we have our box in place, we can open the passenger side and use the hand knobs to tighten down the two feet on this side to go around our load bars. Once we have those tight, close the box and take advantage of one of the great features of this box, which its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. Well move to the driver side, open the box and tighten down the two remaining feet.



Thule Sonic Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma, well be test fitting the Thule Sonic Large Rooftop Cargo Box, measuring 13 cubic feet in glossy black, part number TH634B. With the Thule Aeroblade roof-rack system assembled on to our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the Sonic directly on to our load bars. Since the feet are already hanging out at the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as needed to fit around our load bars while placing the box on to our roof-rack. Once we have it situated to the way we prefer, we can open the passenger side of the box, and we can use the hand knobs to tighten the feet around our load bars. Well do these for the two clamps on this side. One of the greatest features of the Thule Sonic is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be testing the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box, measuring 11 cubic feet and matte black, part number TH613. With the Thule Aeroblade roof rack system assembled on to our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the Thule Pulse Alpine directly on to our load bars. Once we have it situated, well open the box, place our feet to the appropriate slots, making it sure that the close of the feet go around to our load bars. Once we have those in place, we can easily attach hand knobs to tighten them all down. With everything tight and secured, our box is installed, and were ready to go. Thats complete todays test fit of Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box, part number TH613, on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma..



Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be testing the Thule Pulse Large Roof Rack Cargo Box, part number TH614. This box measures in at 14 cubic feet and with color matte black. With the Thule Aeroblade roof rack system assembled on to our vehicle, well begin by setting our box directly on to our load bars. When we have it situated the way we like, we can open the passenger side, and tighten the two clamps on this side of the box by tightening down the hand knobs. Well close the box. Well open the driver side of the box and tighten down the two remaining clamps.



Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma well be test fitting the Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 21 cubic feet in aeroskin black, part number th626. With a Thule Aeroblade roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the Force directly onto our load bars. Since the feet are already hanging out of the bottom of the box, well want to adjust them as necessary as we place the box onto our roof rack to fit around our crossbars. Once we have the box situated the way we like, we can then open the passenger side of the box and tighten the two hand knobs on this side to tighten our clamps around our bars. One of the great features of the Thus Force is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. Well move to the drivers side, open the box, and tighten down the two remaining clamps using the hand knobs.



Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma, well be test fitting the Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box, measuring 13 cubic feet in aeroskin black, part number TH624. With the Thule Aeroblade roof rack system assembled on to our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the Thule Force directly on to our load bars. Since the feet are already hanging out at the bottom of the box, well adjust them as needed to fit around our load bars while placing the box on to our roof rack. With the situate the way you like, we can open the passenger side, tighten down the hand knob, which will tighten the feet around our bars, well do that for both clamps on the side. One of the greatest features of the Thule Force is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. Well open the box on the driver side, and tighten down the two remaining clamps.



Thule Circuit Roof Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma well be test fitting the Thule Circuit Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number th526. With a Thule Aeroblade roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the Circuit directly onto our load bars. Well lift up the cam action lever at the front and bring the front clamp around our front bar. Well fit the t-bolt through the slot on the clamp and use our hand to tighten it down. Once we get it snug we can close the cam action lever to finish securing around our front bar. Well move to the rear and bring our rear clamp around our rear bar.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma, well be test fitting the Fork Style Roof Mounted Bike Rack from Swagman, part number S64710. With the Thule Aeroblade roof rack system assembled on to our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the fork down directly on to our load bars.At the front, well take the u-bolts, bring them up through our platform, making sure that they go around our load bar from the underside, and tighten them place with the wing knots. We can repeat that process for the other side. Once we have the front secured, we can move to the rear, take our u-bolt and drop it in from the top of the bike rack, making sure it goes around our rear load bar, well fit it through the bracket, and tighten them place with the two wing knots. Your preparation to load our bike, we need to make sure that the securer at the front is loose, and the wheel strap at the rear is undone. Well grab our bike, place it on to the carrier, and drop our front forks down on to our securer.



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2007 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number RKY1011. With the Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack System assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the RockyMounts TieRod directly under our load bars. Here at the front, we'll remove the black plastic cover and bring our rubber coated straps throughout the front load bar, fitting them back into the head of the carrier. We'll then use an Allen tool to tighten the Allen bolts to tighten our straps through on our load bars. Once we have that tight, we can then go ahead and reinstall our black plastic cover. We'll move to the rear and swing our rear clamp around our rear bar.



Glacier Light Truck Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2010 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2010 Toyota Tacoma we'll be test fitting the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains for light trucks, part number pw2021c. Now these are perfect for the occasional use and feature a rugged steel wire covered with case hardened steel rollers for traction. To begin our test fit we'll go ahead and lay the chains out on the ground making sure that we get any kinks or tangles out of them.Where we can now place them over the tire making sure that the cross chain are centered on the tire tread. Now we also want to make sure that the hook of our cross chain faces out. Another way to tell that you're mounting the chains correctly is the yellow tag mounted to each chain. This tag indicates the direction of travel that the chain will move in as well as what side of the vehicle to mount it.We'll move to the inside and connect the two ends of the side chain here together.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2001 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2001 Toyota Tacoma, we're going to do a test fit of part number PW1034 from Glacier Chains, the Glacier cable snow tire chain. Now today we'll be working with tire size 205/75/R15. We'll start off our test fit by taking the tire chain and laying it over the top of the tire. You look at the cross chains or cables, and you can see how there is a clamp that goes around the outside edge of the tire. We want to make sure the edge of that clamp points away from the tire. Tuck it into the bottom and roll this vehicle backwards a little bit to have easy access to the fastener.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2000 Toyota Tacoma - Curt

Today on our 2000 Toyota Tacoma we'll be installing Curt Hitch, part number 13013. Here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now we'll 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 edge of the bumper is approximately 3 inches, and from the top of the opening in the hitch to the ground is approximately 22 inches. Let's go ahead and install our hitch. To begin with, we need to go ahead and undo the two license plate lights.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Toyota Tacoma

All right, today on this 2012 Toyota Tacoma were going to install a brake controller, part number 90885 from Tekonsha. This is a Prodigy P2. To help us install this were also going to use part number 3040-P. This is a cable that will go between the brake controller and the port on the truck. Well start off with this part number. Well go ahead and look for the port underneath the dash on the left hand side by the drivers side door.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Toyota Tacoma - Curt

Today on our 2010 Toyota Tacoma we're going to install part number 13323 from Curt. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on a vehicle. Next we'll give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a bar mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From top of receiver opening down to the ground will be about 19 1/2 inches and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about three and a half inches. Now I'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.First Im going to go ahead and remove the bumper. Before we can go that we'll go ahead and loosen up the electrical connections for the license plate lights.



Thule XB16 Snow Tire Chains Review - 2010 Toyota Tacoma

Today, on our 2010 Toyota Tacoma with tire size 245-7516, we will be installing the Thule Standard Snow Tire Chains for SUVs. This is part number TH 01571255. Now, these chains have de-shaped links for excellent traction in snow and ice. The built in rubber tensioners help to ease installation and these chains only require 16 mm of clearance. Now, to install the chain, well first lay the chain out on the ground and take out any tangles or knots within the chains. Well then take the chain by the blue cable and slide it underneath the vehicle behind the tire.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2010 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2010 Toyota Tacoma, with tire size 245 7516, well be installing the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains part number PW 1046.Now, to begin our test bit, well need to lay the chains out on the ground and make sure that we get any kinks or knots out of the chains themselves. With that done, we can then drape our chains over the tire, making sure that the labeling here on the cross chain hook that says tire side faces the tire. Another good indication is to make sure that the hook of the chain faces out. Now that our chains are draped over our tire and centered in the tire tread, well work our way down to the 6 oclock position here on the inside of the tire, where we can connect the two ends of the side chain together, taking up as much of the slack within the chain as possible. We can then move to the outside of the tire, where well take the two ends of the outside chain and hook them together, again, taking up as much of the slack as possible. Now, when taking up the slack, youll want to make sure that you stay within one link of the chain on either side.



Thule XB16 Snow Tire Chains Review - 2011 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2011 Toyota Tacoma, we'll be installing the Thule Standard Snow Tire Chains for SUVs, part number TH01571255. Now, what we'll need to do first is get the tire chains out of the packaging and lay them out flat to make sure we get any tangles out of the chains. We're now ready to install them on the vehicle. We'll take the blue cable and wrap it around the inside of the tire from the front to the back. We'll then grab both ends at the blue cable and bring it up to the 12 o'clock on our tire where we'll connect them together. We can then allow the blue cable to move towards the inside of the tire where we'll take the red chain link and the red hook here on the outside of the chain and connect them together.



Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs Installation - 2011 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2011 Toyota Tacoma we're going to install part number F2407 from Firestone. This is our Ride Rite Air helper spring. To start off our install we're going to go ahead and lower our spare tire to get that out of our way. We're also going to raise the truck up by the axle and remove the two rear wheels. Now our next step is to go ahead and remove the joust that's above the spring. Now it doesn't pop up so we have to cut it.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1999 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 1999 Toyota Tacoma were going to install part number TK90160. This is the Primus IQ brake controller. To help install this were going to use part number ETBC7. Well start from the back of the truck and work our way forward. Well start off by mounting the ETBC7 bracket to an existing bracket on the vehicle. Well take our gray wire and connect it up to our seven to four pole adapter.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2001 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2001 Toyota Tacoma, we're going to install part number 118534 from Tow Ready. Okay,first thing that we're going to do is go ahead and remove the tail lights. There are four screws that holdthem in place, take the tail light back and remove from electrical connector. There's a small tab that weneed to push down and then we can pull it apart. These are really tight, so it may take some effort to pull apart. Now, the driver's side has some extra wires hooked up to the wire harness that we can't disconnect, sowe can't completely remove the tail light.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2001 Toyota Tacoma - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2001 Toyota Tacoma were going to install part number 87579 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the truck. Next well give you some measurements thatll help you 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 about 15 and inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper is going to be around five inches. Now Ill go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Pop and Lock Tailgate Lock Installation - 2012 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2012 Toyota Tacoma, well install the Pop & Lock Custom Tailgate Lock, part number PAL8521. First well start by opening up the rear tailgate and remove the removable fasteners securing the rear tailgate cover. Then well remove the rear tailgate cover and set aside all for reinstallation later. As you can see, this will expose the backside of the rear tailgate handle and wiring for the backup camera. Now well go ahead and remove the driver side rod from the handle assembly. Well simply remove the red tab and remove the rod.



Glacier Square-Link Snow Tire Chains Review - 2001 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2001 Toyota Tacoma were going to do a test fit of part number PWPLC1138. This is a Glacier square link snow tire chains. Now Ill be working with tire size of 205-75-R15. Well start off by laying our snow chain on top of the tire. Well make sure that the lengths for our cross chains are facing towards the outside away from the tire. Well drape it over the tire evenly and tuck it in at the bottom of the tire.



WeatherTech Front Floor Liners Review - 2011 Toyota Tacoma

Today on our 2011 Toyota Tacoma, well be installing WeatherTech Front Floor Liner, part number WT461781, in gray. This liner is also available in black, part number WT441781, and tan, part number WT451781. Now to begin our install, well simply remove the factory or old floor mats from the vehicle if equipped. With the old floor mats removed, were now ready to install our new WeatherTech Floor Liners. Youll notice the custom molding ensures a perfect fit for each Tacoma. Its unique material is designed for strength and features a texture that securely grips the floor.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2002 Toyota Tacoma

Alright on this 2002 Toyota Tacoma, we're going to install product number 118379 from Tow Ready. Alright, first thing we have to do is go ahead and remove the tail lights. Right now we'll go ahead and disconnect the tail light from the harness. Alright, we're doing the passenger's side, let's go over to the driver side and repeat the same process. Over here on the driver's side we'll go ahead and take our 4-pole wire and we'll strap it at the bottom, alright. And we'll do the same thing for the T-Connector with the red and green wire.



Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs Installation - 2009 Toyota Tacoma

Today working on a 2009 Toyota Tacoma, were going to install the Firestone Air Helper Spring Kit, part number F2407. Youre going to have to remove the rear wheels and the spare tire to make it easier to install. Our first step, we actually have to remove the manufacturers jaunt stop. What were going to do is cut it even with top of the bolt. Im cutting off the jaunt stop. You can use a hacksaw or a sawzaw which is what were going to use, makes it a little easier, a little quicker than using hacksaw.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Toyota Tacoma

Today we are working on a 2008 Toyota Tacoma. We will be installing a Curt hitch, part number 13323. Here are a couple of measurements that will assist you with ing accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most point of the bumper is 3-1/2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 18-3/4 inches. This will assist you with ing accessories, such as a draw bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier. Now let us go ahead with the installation. 0:26



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2007 Toyota Tacoma we are going to install part number 87581 from Hidden Hitch. This will also apply to part number 75236 from Draw-Tite. Alright, this is what the hitch looks like when it is installed on the vehicle. Next we will give you some measurements that will help you out in ing accessories. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground, on this particular vehicle, is going to be 13-1/4 inches. And from the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 4 inches. Now we will go ahead and show you how the hitch gets installed on the vehicle. 0:29



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2008 Toyota Tacoma

Today we are working on a 2008 Toyota Tacoma. We will be installing Tow Ready T-one connector part number 118496. Our first step will be to lower the tailgate. This will expose the mounting screws so that we can remove the rear taillight. They will be identical on the passenger side also. Let us go ahead and do that now. With our mounting screws removed, we can go ahead and remove the taillight. We will just work it back and forth until it comes free from its fasteners. With the taillight removed, you can see the connection here for our new Tow Ready connector. So we will depress the locking tab here on the backside of the connector and separate the two connection points. Once we disconnect the two connection points, the taillight lens will be free of the vehicle. We will take our yellow wire connector. It will match the manufacturer connection and we can plug them inline. Once it snaps in place, we can then go back to the vehicle connector on the other side and snap it into place. 1:00



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2006 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2006 Toyota Tacoma we are going to be installing wiring harness part number 118496. First go ahead and lower the tailgate. Starting over here on the driver side, if you look on the inboard side of the bed, you can see we have a screw at the top and a screw here at the bottom. We need to go ahead and remove those to remove the taillight. With those two screws removed, we just want to take and kind of gently rock the taillight assembly back and forth. With the taillight pulled off, if you look on the backside here, you can see the main connector and that is the connector we are going to separate and plug our harness inline to. If you look towards the midline of the connector, you can see there is a little push button right there. If we press that in and pull away, we can separate the two pieces. I am just going to go ahead and set the taillight off to the side for a second. 0:50



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation- 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2007 Toyota Tacoma we are going to install part number 118496 from Tow Ready. First thing we need to do is remove the two tail lights. There are three screws here, here, and here we are going to have to remove. You should be able to pull it back a little bit, there you go. Alright, now this is our wiring connection right here. We are going to push that tab down and pull it apart. Okay, we are done with the drivers side, we are going to do the same thing on the passengers side. 0:39



Pilot Tube Step Installation - 2011 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2011 Toyota Tacoma we are going to install part number NB-411 from Pilot. First we will go ahead and show you were the step bars mount up to the vehicle. It is going to use this square hole right here and it is going to use this round hole right here. We laid out our parts that we are going to need. This bracket here with the angle offset is going to go towards the front of the vehicle. We are going to use this 1-3/4 inch bolt and this special handle bolt right here. The back bracket will be the A-shaped bracket. We will use another 1-3/4 inch bolt and a longer bolt. And also there is a flat washer. This goes to the inside of the frame. Starting with the bracket that goes towards the back of the truck, we will go ahead and loosely install it on the tube step. We want to make sure we have it nice and loose so we can move it as needed. Now we will take the longer bolt with the thick washer and we will put it through the square hole, just like that. 0:47



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2009 Toyota Tacoma we are going to install a brake controller from Tekonsha, this is going to be the Prodigy P3 brake controller part number 90195. We are also going to use the install kit part number ETBC7. The truck has the factory 4-pole already in place so what we are going to have to do is take down the original factory bracket with the 4-pole and then move it out of the way and install the new bracket that comes with the ETBC7 kit. This is the bracket that comes with the ETBC7 kit. It is going to be a tight fit but I think we can sneak it on there using the existing bolt holes. If it is a little bit tight just run a drill bit through there to make the one size a little bit bigger. 00:44



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2010 Toyota Tacoma we are going to be installing part number 87581 from Hidden Hitch. This installation also applies to Draw-Tite hitch 75236. The first thing we are going to need to do is remove the bumper from the bumper brackets by taking out these two bolts here on both sides of the vehicle. Before we remove the bumper we are going to disconnect the power plugs on both sides for the license plate lights. :33



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Toyota Tacoma

Today on this 2008 Toyota Tacoma pick up we will be installing Prodigy brake controller part number 90185 and we will also be using the brake control wiring kit part number ETBC7. We are going to start here at the rear of the vehicle and mount our 7-pole first. As you can see our vehicle here already has an existing 4-pole that we are going to be plugging our 7-pole adapter into. So in preparation I want to find a spot to go ahead and mount our 7-pole bracket to. On this Tacoma there is not a whole lot to work with. We typically like to mount it here on the back side of the bumper. Mounting at that angle would be kind of obnoxious. So I am actually going to be using part number 118136 which is a long bracket that will attach to the trailer hitch here with the use of a hose clamp. And then we can just mount our 7-pole bracket on like so.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Toyota Tacoma

Today we are going to be installing Valley hitch part number V82790 on a 2007 Toyota Tacoma. We are looking at the passengers side frame rail, and you can see at the end here we have got two existing weld nuts. Those are going to provide the attaching points for the trailer hitch on the frame. We are going to be using the same weld nuts on the drivers side. There are also going to be two attaching points here at the bumper. You can see at the bottom we have got three existing holes. We are going to be using the two outer holes as attaching points as well. We are actually going to be taking the part of the cover off here, the step bumper, and ping bolts down through there, where we are going to attach it to the hitch.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2000 Toyota Tacoma

This part number will fit 1995-1/2 - 2004 Toyota Tacomas and 1985-1995 Toyota pickups. The first steps involved is taking off the taillight assemblies. Well put them off to the side and then run our wiring inside. We will start on the drivers side first and work our way to the passengers side. Well disconnect the taillight by unplugging this electrical plug here. We will set the taillight assembly off to the side. What were going to do now is install the left hand part of the harness. Were going to follow this harness down through the body and follow that route and we will come back with this part with the yellow wire back up the same way. We will T it off here and well make a couple more connections. Now we will take our ground wire and run it the same way, we will overlap it and ground it to this piece of steel here.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2000 Toyota Tacoma

At this point we can install the hitch on the vehicle, youll have to stick it in between the frame and suspension components so its good to have an extra set of hands to do this with. Sometimes with the exhaust, some sit higher than others, you may want to lower it a bit or in this case we may want to take the bolts out to fish the hitch in and then well put it back in. Now we install our bolts going towards the front of the vehicle. Well let the back ones loose of course so we can wiggle it around and set it where we need it. Now well move on to the other side. We just need to get it started and then we torque it down. Now well go to this rear bolt here and install our washer. Now well repeat for the other side. Now we can snug up the bolts and make sure the hitch sits the way we want it, then well give them their final torque. Last but not least well tighten the bolts that hold the brackets to the frame. There you have it for part number 87579 on our 2000 Toyota Tacoma



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1998 Toyota Tacoma

Today we are installing hitch number V81590 on a 1998 Toyota Tacoma pickup. Step one is to remove the bolts that are holding the arm on the frame here. This will allow us easier access up into the frame. For the hitch installation we will have to remove the bumper brackets from the vehicle. That will require us to remove these 2 bolts here. Then there are 2 more that are attaching the bumper brackets. In the instructions they say to remove these 2 bolts and loosen the other two that are attaching the bumper. We are going to just go ahead and remove those bolts it makes it just a little easier to get the hitch brackets into place. When removing the bumper make sure you disconnect the license plate lights otherwise you will rip the wires





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