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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Toyota Tundra - Curt

Today on our 2013 Toyota Tundra we're going to review and install the CURT class five 2" receiver tube hitch, part number C15398. Now here's what our hitch is going to look like once it's installed. The CURT Extra Duty has got a really large square crosstube. It's a completely steel and fully welded design. It's got a really nice black powder-coated finish to resist that rust and corrosion that can build up over time. On each side of our receiver tube is large chain hold downs.



Trailer Wiring Harness Adapter Installation - 2013 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2013 Toyota Tundra, we're going to review and install the Hopkins Adapter for 4-pole to 7- and 4-pole Trailer Connector, part number 37185. Here's what our trailer adapter is going to look like once installed. We took the vehicle from a standard 4-flat trailer connector and now have a 4-flat trailer connector along with the 7-blade style trailer connection point. Not all of our blades are hooked up, specifically the 12-volt battery source or the brake controller. However, the remaining 5 leads are hooked and are ready for use. Now, having both the 4-flat and the 7-blade connector, we can expand on our hook up options, and we can hook up to just about any trailering connection out there. Our customers like how well-built it is and easy to install. Now, let's go ahead and show you how to install it. To begin our install, we're going to remove the manufacturer's 4-flat trailer connector and bracket.



Topline Truck Bed Extender Installation - 2008 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2008 Toyota Tundra, we're going to review an install, the Top Line Bed Extender, part number BX4004-01. Here's what our bed extender look like once installed. What's really nice about the bed extender, especially on these short bed pickups is that it adds approximately 2 feet extension onto our pickup bed. Additionally, when it's not in use, it can simply be folded up as the clamps will secure the sides to the main body and then it folds down where the clamps will hold it to the brace. We can simply just close our tailgate and it's stored inside the pickup bed, or we have a situation where we need the entire length of our tailgate without the bed extender, we can pull the pin, which has a nice detent on it to keep it in place. We pull it out of the bracket on both sides and we completely remove our bed extender, opening our tailgate back up. Now, let's go ahead and show you how to install it. Now, to begin our install, we're going to open the tailgate.



Thule XG12 Pro Tire Chains Review - 2002 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2002 Toyota Tundra we'll be doing a test fit of the Thule Self-Tensioning Snow Chains with a Diamond Pattern and D Link. This will be part number TH2004705265. Our test tire for today is going to be a 265/70-R17. First thing you want to do is, once you get it out of the package, is go ahead and lay it on the ground and make sure you have all the kinks and/or twists out it. All right, once you got it all laid out make sure that the Thule buckle side and your strap are on the back side. Go ahead and take your yellow end and slide it around the tire towards the back. Once you see it on the other side, go ahead and lift that up and take the other end and connect it like so. Go ahead and pull your chains around to where the Thule buckle's facing forward.



Pewag All Square Snow Tire Chains Review - 2002 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2002 Toyota Tundra we will be doing a test fit of the Pewag All-Square Snow Chains with cam tighteners, part number PWE2228SC. The tire that we will be working on today is going to be a 265/70-R17. When you pull your tire chains out of the bag it's going to be all jumbled up so make sure that you grab both ends, stretch it out, and make sure all the kinks and/or tangles are out like so. The easiest way to do this is going to be to have your cam tighteners on the side closest to you. That way when you pick up this end and you put it over, then all the hooks are on the outside and your cam tighteners are on the front where you need to access them. Let's go ahead and go around the back and put on the hook. You'll grab the other side that's got the long lead on it as you can see there.



TorkLift Rear Frame Mounted Camper Tie Downs Installation - 2008 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2008 Toyota Tundra we're going to be installing the Torklift custom frame-mounted camper tie downs. This is for the rear. Part number is TLR3500. inaudible 00:00:11 see our camper tie down once you get in place. It's going to be adjustable from the setting it's at out to a wider setting just depending on the width of our camper, and when not in use can be completely removed to give us a very clean factory-style look. It's not going to hang down.



Swagman Pick Up Truck Bed Bike Racks Review - 2008 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2008 Toyota Tundra Crew Max Cab, we'll be test fitting the Swagman Pick Up Truck Bed Mounted Bike Rack, that's part number S64702. We can go ahead and begin by setting it on our truck bed, we'll go ahead and hop up there and what I want to do is pull this end out and what I want to do is I want to make it match and sit on top of our bed here. First we'll line it up with our anchor holds that are fixed into our bed already to make sure it is parallel and even and once I've got it all the way stretched out to sit on either side, I'm just going to push down and that's going to lock it and then for additional lock, we'll push that in place that way it will not come undone. Even if I push in on the button it won't come all the way up. The next thing I want to do is make sure that my skewer is opened up and make sure there is enough room for my fork to slide through and sit in there. We'll just go ahead and loosen up a little bit more just to make sure. All right then I'm going to grab my bike and make sure the front wheel is off your bike that way you can set your fork in there.



Stromberg Carlson 100 Series 5th Wheel Tailgate Installation - 2008 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2008 Toyota Tundra Crew Max, we're going to show you part number VGT-70-100. This is a 100 series fifth wheel tailgate from Stromberg Carlson products. We'll go ahead and check it out to see how the overall look of the tailgate is. As you can see, it has a big opening here for the fifth wheel or your gooseneck trailer, so you don't have to lower your tailgate when you hook up to your trailer. Pretty simple and effective construction, square tube stock top and on the bottom on this row here. As you work your way down towards the bottom of the tailgate, you'll have round tube stock and some more square and angle iron on the bottom. It looks like it has a nice gloss finish to it, it's actually a powder coat finish.



Pewag All Square Mud Service Tire Chains Review - 2002 Toyota Tundra

Today, on our 2002 Toyota Tundra, we'll be doing a test fit of the Pewag All Square mud service snow chains, part number PWE2439S. The tire we'll be working on is going to be a 265/70-R17. When you pull them out of the bag, make sure you straighten them out on the ground and make sure you get all the kinks and/or twists out of it. With that done, make sure that you have your tensioner and your hook on this side. It makes it easier for when you slide it over the tire. You put the side over with the hook over first. That way, all your hooks are facing outwards.



Titan Chain Alloy Square Link Tire Chains with Cams Review - 2002 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2002 Toyota Tundra Access Cab, we will be test fitting the Titan Chain alloy snow tire chains with cams, ladder pattern and square links, part number TC2228SCAM. Our tire size here today is a 265/70 R-17. The first thing we want to do after we get our chain out of the box is lay it flat. We want to make sure we get all the kinks and the knots out of it, if we have any. We want to make sure that our cams are all on the outside and also that the open end of our hooks are facing up. All right, that chain looks pretty good. We'll go ahead and put it over our tire.



Air Lift LoadLifter Air Helper Springs Installation - 2008 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2008 Toyota Tundra, we're going to take a look at then install the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 ULTIMATE Air Springs with the Internal Jounce Bumpers. These are going on the rear axle. The part number is AL88299. Now, before we load some weight in our vehicle, let's get a measurement to see what our factory ride height is. It looks like we're going to have about 39 and a half inches to the inside edge of our rear fender and we'll have about 36 and five eighths of an inch to the inside edge of our front fender. Now, we're going to load up our water tank. It's got about 250 gallons in it and we've added about a thousand pound water tank to the back of the truck here.



Pewag Brenta-C Sqaure Link Tire Chains Review - 2002 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2002 Toyota Tundra, we'll be test fitting the Pewag Brenta-C 4 by 4 Snow Tire Chains with the Square Links, part number PWXMR82V. Our tire size we're using today is a 265/70-R17. All right, the first thing we want to do once we get our chain out of the box, we'll lay it flat, we want to make sure that we've got all the kinks and twists out of it. Make sure everything is disconnected. Then next we can feed it around our tire and then we'll take our connector on this side and connect it with this one. We'll come up behind our tire and we'll connect it just like that. Then we'll grab the chain and just work our way around and bring it over the tire.



TorkLift Custom Frame-Mounted Camper Tie-Downs Review - 2008 Toyota Tundra

Today on this 2008 Toyota Tundra Crew Cab Max, we're going to show you Part Number TLT2304. This is a TorkLift Custom Frame-Mounted Camper Tie-Downs for the front of a truck. A few things to know about these tie-downs, that they provide separate attachment points for the front of your truck bed, left and right side, for securing a bed-mounted camper. Now, the rear tie-downs are sold separately. This does mount to the frame, and when it's not in use, the inserts are completely removable. This is our insert here. We're looking at the driver's side and it has two holes in it for your tie-downs that go up to your camper.



Titan Chain Diamond Alloy Snow Tire Chains Review - 2002 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2002 Toyota Tundra Access Cab, we'll be testing the Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains, with a diamond pattern and square link, part number TC2526. The tire size we'll be working with today is a 26570R17. First thing we'll want to do if we get our chain out of the box, we'll lay it out and make sure there's no kinks or any twists in it. Then we'll put the side with the green hook around our tire. Then we'll bring it up, hook it together and put our chain over the tire. We want to make sure that's even on both sides. Then we'll hook this together. Now, well take our tensioner and make sure our chain goes through like this and we want to pull it nice and tight and go through this loop here.



Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series Louvered Tailgate Installation - 2008 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2008 Toyota Tundra we're going to be installing the Stromberg Carlson 4000 series 5th wheel louvered tailgate with lock for Toyota trucks, part number VGT-70-4000. The versatile gate can be painted to match your truck and accessories. As you can see,, we've got the tailgate installed on the truck. It gives us a nice drop so ready to hook up to any of our goosenecks, 5th wheel, whatever we'd like to do. Another great feature here on the rear, as you can see our tailgate is also lockable. Take the provided keys, turn it, lock.



CIPA Custom Towing Mirrors Installation - 2008 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2008 Toyota Tundra, we're going to be taking a look at and installing the CIPA custom towing mirrors. These are slip on for both the drivers side and passenger side. Part number is CM11300. As you can see, I'm standing right here beside the truck now. You can see me pretty plainly in the factory mirror. The problem is when we start to slide over, you're going to lose it, and then you're going to pick it up in the factory mirror, or in towing mirror. You can see there now you're going to have full vision, nice, wide view to make parking, changing lanes, towing a trailer very easy. Here's what the CIPA custom towing mirror is going to look like once you get it installed on your Tundra.



Detail K2 20x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2008 Toyota Tundra, we'll be doing a test fit of the K2 Detail Cargo Carrier, this is going to be 20x60 inch. It's got a 2 inch shank for 2 inch hitches only and a 500 pound capacity. We'll go ahead and fit this onto our truck. This is going to be part number K2HCC602. There we go. Once you have your hitch pin and clip inserted we'll go ahead and get some measurements and just note for this application that your hitch pin and clip are not included and if you like to obtain on you can get it on our website part number PC3. Let's go ahead and get our closest measurement first which is going to be from our receiver to the basket right here at the top of the shank about 4 3/4 inches.



Curt 19x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2008 Toyota Tundra, we will be doing a test fit of the 19x60 Curt Cargo Carrier. It's aluminium, with a 500 pound capacity, and a 2 inch shank. It's going to be part number C18100. Let's go ahead and fit it on to our truck. We'll go ahead and put in our hitch pin and clip. This Curt Cargo Carrier does not come with a hitch pin and clip, so if you'd like to obtain one, you can get it on our website, part number PC3. Insert your pin and clip and let's get some measurements. First measurement will be from the rack to our receiver, about 2 and 3/4 inches.



WeatherTech Front Auto Floor Mats Review - 2002 Toyota Tundra

Today, our 2002 Toyota Tundra Access Cab, we will be installing the WeatherTech front auto floor mats. That's part number WT450011. Also available in black, part number WT440011 and in grey, part number WT460011. To begin our install today, we'll go ahead and remove our factory floor mat and we'll grab our WeatherTech floor mat. We'll want to slide it up underneath the pedals first and then set it nice and snug against our molded part of our seat here and up underneath. Now our mat is made from a high density, tri-extruded rubberized material, which is good for durable and strength. You notice how it's contoured around our area here and up underneath our pedals almost perfectly.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2014 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2014 Toyota Tundra, we'll be installing the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, part number PW2028C. Now to begin our install, we've gone ahead and laid our snow tire chain out. Let's go over a few points of interest. Number one, the cross chain that meets the side cable will have a hook side and a smooth side. You want to make sure that the smooth side goes against the tire so we don't have to worry about the hook side digging into the side wall, damaging the tire. On this end we have the cable adjustments and notches. The cable adjustments and notches will go into the other end, hooking into the eyelets.



WeatherTech Front Floor Mats Review - 2015 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2015 Toyota Tundra Quad Cab we will be installing the Weathertech Front Auto Floor Mats in black. That's part number WT444081. Also available in gray, part number WT464081. In tan, part number WT454081. With our factory mat already removed we can begin our install of our Weathertech mats. Want to come up underneath the pedals like so. Fasten in our anchor points as you can see there.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2014 Toyota Tundra, we'll be installing the Hopkins InSIGHT Flex-Mount Break Controller, part # HM47297. To install this break controller, we're also going to use the Hopkins Plug-In Simple Brake Wiring Adapter, part # HM47815. Now to begin our install, we'll first locate the manufacturers tow port so that we can plug our Direct-Fit Wiring Harness into it. Here on the driver's side kick panel behind the parking brake pedal, we can locate the manufacturers tow port. As you can see it's taped up to the main wiring harness, so I'm just going to use my utility knife to cut the tape and pull it free. Now that we've got the tow port free, we can take the white connector end of our Direct-Fit Wiring Harness, plug it directly into the manufacturers tow port. Next, we'll go ahead and route the four pull connector over to where we're going to mount the brake controller box. When routing your wires, stay away from any moving components such as the gas, brake, or emergency break pedal.



Thule Truck Bed Bike Racks Review - 2015 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2015 Toyota Tundra Quad Cab, we'll be test fitting the Thule Gate Mate Tailgate Pad and Bike Rack for Full-Size Trucks. That's part number TH824. What we want to do is we're going to straddle this with our tailgate. You'll notice that the pads on either side face straight up. That's what we want. If you come down here, we have three straps. There's a couple of different ways you can feed these underneath your tailgate.



Thule Bed Rider Truck Bed Bike Racks Review - 2015 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2015 Toyota Tundra Quad Cab, we'll be test fitting the Thule Bed Rider Locking Aluminum 2 Bike Carrier for the truck bed mount. That's part number TH822XT. Now we've already got our pin in place for our truck bed size, we can go ahead and finish putting the rest on. All right we've got this pads here, you want to have those face down and on both sides as you can see. Now in order to find and lock this thing in place as I've already said we've got our pin in place here, we want to turn this outward and its got like, it screws into place but it's going to push outward is what we want. We'll keep turning that until it slowly starts to tighten up and once we've had that, we'll take our locking lever, push down and that's going to hold it in place as you can see. Now we are ready for our bike.



Swagman Pick Up Truck Bed Bike Racks Review - 2015 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2015 Toyota Tundra Quad Cab, we will be testing the Swagman pickup truck bed mounted bike rack. That's part number S64702. What we'll do is we go ahead and begin by lowering our tailgate and getting in the back of our truck. If you notice these two foot pads here. We've got one here and then one on the other side. We want to go ahead and put those into place.



Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains Installation - 2014 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2014 Toyota Tundra, we'll be installing the Titan Snow Chain with cams and V-bar links, part number TC2828CAM. Here on one end, we have our adjustable links connecting the outside and the inside chains, the ladder V-bar cross chains. The V-bar is designed for extra traction and braking ice. We'll also the use the built-in cams and cam tool to put extra tension on the chain to pull out any slack. The on the other end of our chain, we have the outside cam hook which will come back around and lock in with the keeper and the inside hook. These will go through the open links or the adjustable links. Additionally to our cross chain, at the cross link hook, we want to make sure the smooth side goes against the tire so that the hook side doesn't dig into the sidewall. We're now ready to put our tire chain in place. We'll grab the inside chain, lay it up over the tire.



K Source Universal Clip-On Towing Mirror Installation - 2015 Toyota Tundra

Today on our 2015 Toyota Tundra, we're going to install part number KS3891. This is the K-Source Universal Towing Mirror. This is what the mirror looks like once it's installed on the passenger side. You can see it clips on to the bottom edge of the factory mirror here, here, and also on the top. This will fit a variety of mirrors. You can see, it's got two points of movement here and here. On the backside of the towing mirror, there is another ball joint and two more points of movement. Around the front side, we'll take a look at the straps.





Glacier V-Bar Snow Tire Chains Review - 2015 Toyota Tundra

Today on this 2015 Toyota Tundra, we're going to install part number PWH2828SC. This is a Glacier V Bar Snow Tire Chains with cam tighteners. We're working with a tire size of 255 by 70R18. It's a good idea to install your snow chains like we're doing here before you actually need them, so you'll be familiar with them. First off, we'll go ahead and lay out our chains to show how they go onto the tire. First off, what you want to look for is that our cross bars here, that this part here faces toward the tire and this part here faces toward the concrete. You can also take a look at the V links that are welded onto the cross bar chains, take a look at the cam tensioner.













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