Hopkins Deluxe Trailer Wiring Installation Kit

Hopkins Deluxe Trailer Wiring Installation Kit

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This all-inclusive kit contains a multipurpose wire tool; 12-V LED circuit tester; terminal cleaner, connectors; ring and fork terminals; zip-ties; ground screws; and more. Perfect for hardwiring, maintenance and repair. Lowest Prices for the best wiring from Hopkins. Hopkins Deluxe Trailer Wiring Installation Kit part number HM51020 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Hopkins Wiring - HM51020

This all-inclusive kit contains a multipurpose wire tool; 12-V LED circuit tester; terminal cleaner, connectors; ring and fork terminals; zip-ties; ground screws; and more. Perfect for hardwiring, maintenance and repair.


Features:

  • Great for any wiring project - installation, maintenance and repair
  • Includes the essentials for rewiring or hardwiring a trailer connector to your trailer
    • (1) Multipurpose wire tool for cutting, stripping and crimping
    • (1) Terminal cleaner
    • (1) 12-V LED probe circuit tester
    • (1) Grit sandpaper cloth
    • (1) Roll of electrical tape
    • (12) Cable clamps
    • (16) Butt connectors
    • (3) Terminal grease packets
    • (6) Self-tapping, hex-head ground screws
    • (22) 5-1/2" Long zip-ties
    • (22) 3-1/2" Long zip ties
    • (2) 4-Wire flat dust covers
    • (6) Splice connectors
    • (4) Ring terminals
    • (2) Fork terminals
    • (1) Resealable storage case to keep everything organized


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Video Transcript for Hopkins Wiring - Tools for Wiring - HM51020 Review

Today, we're going to be taking a look at part number HM51020. This is the Hopkins Deluxe 100 piece trailer wiring installation kit. This is great for any wiring project, installation, maintenance, and repair. It's going to include the essentials for re-wiring or hard wiring a trailer connector to your trailer. For this video, we're simply just going to go over the components that the kit come with. We're going to start off with the multipurpose wire tool. This is going to assist you in cutting your wires, stripping your wires, or crimping the connectors together.

As you can see here, everything on here is very nicely labeled. It shows you what area of the tool to use for stripping, cutting, crimping, everything like that. It's a nice tool to have on hand. It's really going to assist you on any wiring project that you may come across. Take a look here on the inside and just see all the different components it's going to come with. We're going to get a terminal cleaner.

It's a small wire brush that's going to assist us in cleaning our terminals. That's included. You're also going to get one 12 volt LED probe circuit tester. That's going to be this unit right here. You're going to get some zip ties.

You're going to get 22 five and a half inch long zip ties and 22 three and a half inch long zip ties. That's going to secure any excess or slack in your wiring. You're also going to get one piece grit sand paper cloth. These right here are going to be our cable clamps. You're going to get 12 of these. It's going to secure your cables up and out of the way.

You're going to get 16 butt connectors. You're going to get 3 different sizes so that way it will accommodate wires that may have different gauge. These right here are going to be you're terminal grease packets. You're going to get 3 of these. Those go over your connection points and it's going to protect the connection points from any kind of corrosion. You're going to get 6 self tapping screws. These are going to be your hex head ground screws. You're going to get a 4 wire flat dust cover. These protect your connection points. You're actually going to get 2 of these. It's going to eliminate or reduce the amount of dirt and moisture that gets into the connector. It's going to come with 6 splice connectors. You're going to get 4 ring terminals, 2 different sizes. You're going to get 2 larger ones and you're also going to get a couple smaller ones, 4 ring terminals in total. Then, you're also going to get these right here. These are going to be called our fork terminals. You're going to get 2 of these. Then, you're going to get the reusable storage case that's going to help keep everything organized and you're going to get a full roll of electrical tape. That's going to do it for today's review of part number HM51020. This is the Hopkins Deluxe 100 piece trailer wiring installation kit. .


Customer Reviews

Hopkins Deluxe Trailer Wiring Installation Kit - HM51020

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (11 Customer Reviews)

This all-inclusive kit contains a multipurpose wire tool; 12-V LED circuit tester; terminal cleaner, connectors; ring and fork terminals; zip-ties; ground screws; and more. Perfect for hardwiring, maintenance and repair.

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I was moor impressed with the customer services I received from Dena W. She was very professional and extremely helpful through this hole process. Dena stayed in constant communication with me through everything that happened with this order. She gets 5 Stars 713867



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Everything needed to install new wiring and LED lights on the trailer. Made the job more efficient. Pleased. 600026



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This particular trailer wiring installation kit included everything needed to attach light wiring to trailer wiring. Excellent bang for your buck as they say. 493617



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Great selection. Easy to manage site. Very timely delivery. All products received as ordered. 359912



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Has all you need to run wire maintenance on your trailer. 236803



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Wow! This kit has everything and makes rewiring a trailer much easier. If you've never wired a trailer before and want to have everything you might need (so you don't have to keep running to the store) get this kit. 167582



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A useful basic kit, with all the essent ials. 84364


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