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  • Parts Needed to Add 7-Way and Brake Controller to 2009 Ford Edge
  • You will need to start with a 4-way (if you do not have one). For that you would want the # 118551. From there you would need to convert the 4-way to a 7-way so that you can install the brake controller. For that you will want the Brake Controller Install Kit and 7-Way Adapter part # ETBC7. I attached installation instructions and an install video for this product as well. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling...
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  • Do Rightline Truck Bed Tents Fit Trucks with Tonneau Covers
  • When you say lid do you mean a tonneau cover? That's not a standard term we hear so I want to be sure. Or do you mean. According to my contact at Rightline their truck bed tents like part # RL110760 typically will fit trucks that have soft roll-up tonneau covers. However, if your tonneau cover makes the bed rails wider than they were originally then the tent may not fit.
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  • Do Rightline Truck Bed Tents Fit Trucks with Tonneau Covers
  • When you say lid do you mean a tonneau cover? That's not a standard term we hear so I want to be sure. Or do you mean. According to my contact at Rightline their truck bed tents like part # RL110760 typically will fit trucks that have soft roll-up tonneau covers. However, if your tonneau cover makes the bed rails wider than they were originally then the tent may not fit.
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  • Best Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch Recommendation and Rail Kit for 2017 Ford F-350
  • The setup I would recommend is the Demco Hijacker Auto Slide part # DM8550022 with the rail kit part # DM8551009 for your 2017 Ford F-350 without the factory tow package. This is a slider hitch that will automatically slide back as you make tight turns which is a very nice feature as getting out and activating a slider mechanism can be a hassle. Especially in inclement weather. The rail kit mentioned is an underbed kit so your bed will be clean and free of large rails when you remove...
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  • Do Trim Panels on 2015 Ford Edge Get Permanently Removed to Install a Trailer Hitch
  • The panels in question on the 2015 Ford Edge will either need to be removed or trimmed for the hitch installation. I would just remove them and store them in case you ever wanted to remove the hitch so that you could put the panels back on if you wanted. Neither removing them nor trimming them should void the warranty of the vehicle because you are protected by the Magnusson-Moss Warranty Act. Trimming or removal of the panels is required for any of the available hitches for your Edge. If...
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  • Can an RV Hitch # 5350 be Installed on a 1972 Ford F-100 with No Rear Bumper
  • Technically you could use RV hitch # 5350 on your 1972 Ford F-100. This would likely require drilling holes into the truck frame though. Otherwise I do not see a reason why it wouldn't work for you. We even had a customer put it on a 1957 Ford. So this hitch gets around but in a good way. I also recommend ball mount kit # EBMK4 which comes with a ball mount with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop, interchangeable ball set, hitch pin with clip and a storage bag. If the ball mount does not...
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  • Recommended Suspension Enhancement For 2017 Ford Transit T350
  • There is a fit for your 2017 Ford Transit T350, but the # AL88213 is not a fit. The kit that is confirmed to fit your T350 is the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs - Rear Axle # AL57213. This kit has the same functions as the other kit you referenced, but it does not have the internal jounce springs. This won't be an issue as long as you keep the 5 psi minimum pressure that both systems suggest and don't completely bottom out your factory suspension simultaneously. This...
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  • Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver Plate and Wiring for a Warn VR8 Winch
  • I checked with Warn and the mounting hole spacing for the VR8 winch is 10 inches side to side and 4-1/2 inches front to back with the overall length of the winch at 20.7 inches and 6.3 inches front to back. Based on that you can use Curt mount # C31009 or # C31010, Draw-Tite # 6495, or Superwinch mount # SW2050. At most your winch can draw up to 457 amps and a 650 cold cranking amp minimum battery is recommended. Based on these figures I would go with wiring and quick disconnect kit...
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  • Comparing Both the Du-Ha and Husky Liner Under-Seat Organizer for a 2014 Ford F-150 SuperCrew
  • Both the Du-Ha Truck Storage and Gun Box, # DU20078 and the Husky Liners GearBox, # HL09251, are designed to fit the 2014 Ford F-150 SuperCrew with the factory installed subwoofer. The Du-Ha box's dimensions are 57 inches long x 12-1/4 inches wide x 9 inches tall. The Husky Liners box's dimensions are 35 inches long x 13 inches wide x 7 inches tall. While the Husky Liners box is only available in the black, the Du-Ha box is available in black # DU20078, grey # DU20101, and in...
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  • Parts Needed to Tow a Trailer with a 2017 Ford Transit T150 Van
  • For your 2017 Ford Transit T150 I suggest the Draw-Tite # 75912. This is a 2 inch, Class III trailer hitch receiver confirmed to fit your van. All of the hardware is included and no drilling is required for installation. If your Transit does not have the factory tow package you can use # 118643 for a 4-way trailer connector or # 22114 for a 7-way. They both install by plugging in behind the tail lights. Use # C55774 for both a 4-way and 7-way in one part if the Transit has the...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation and Installation Process for 2012 Ford Edge Sport
  • The two Class III hitch options available for your 2012 Ford Edge Sport are the Curt # C13067 and the Draw-Tite # 75728. I recommend the Draw-Tite for its higher weight capacity, no-drill installation and for the freedom from having to use a support strap # 18050 for non-trailer loads like bike racks, a warranty requirement for the Curt hitch. An install video for a 2011 model year is linked to illustrate the process, which includes temporary lowering of the exhaust and heat shield trimming. The...
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  • Does Passenger Mirror in 2016 Ford F-150 K-Source towing Mirror Set Have Convex or Flat Glass
  • K-Source Snap & Zap Custom Towing Mirrors # KS81850 are both flat glass. Visibility does not seem to be an issue though since the mirrors extend further than stock mirrors and the flat glass makes the view seem magnified compared to convex glass of a stock mirror. You could use 2 of universal mirror # 11953 which has a flat glass section and convex section for a wider view. I have linked videos on both mirrors for you.
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  • Recommended Front/Rear Sway Bars & Steering Stabilizer for 2017 Thor Hurricane 31s on Ford F-53
  • For your Thor Hurricane Class A motorhome that is based on a 2017 Ford F-53 chassis we do have front and rear sway bars and a steering stabilizer that will help reduce some of the handling issues found when driving a large vehicle. According to the Thor specs your RV has a V10 engine. You did your homework. For a rear anti-sway bar you can indeed use Roadmaster part # RM-1139-143 which is appropriate for the 31-1/2-foot length of this RV. For a front bar use part # RM-1139-140 which...
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch With 24,000 lb Capacity For 2017 Ford F-350 With Factory Rail Kit
  • For the 24,000 lb rating you are looking for in a 5th wheel hitch, I recommend the Curt Q24 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch with Ford OEM Legs - Dual Jaw - 24,000 lbs # C16545-16017. This hitch will be a great fit for your 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty with factory rail kit. This hitch has the 2-jaw locking system to provide 360 degrees of jaw-to-king-pin contact. This hich has a pivoting head that provides movement with built-in road shock absorbing ability. It has 3 lube points with easy-access...
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  • Why Is a Powered 4-Pole Wiring Harness Needed for 2015 Ford Escape
  • When a 4-pole wiring harness includes a powered converter this feature serves to protect the vehicle's internal wiring from the risk of overload from the additional power demands from the trailer lights. Late model vehicles often use high-efficiency LED-type lighting, which needs only very light-gauge wiring. This wiring is not always able to handle the extra current drawn by the trailer lights and so the appropriate 4-pole harness will have a converter that draws the actual power for...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack Style Crossbars For Cargo Bed Of 2002 Ford F-150 Supercab 4x4
  • There isn't a roof rack available for your 2002 Ford F150 Supercab, however there is a bed cargo rack available for your vehicle that uses the same crossbars. I recommend the Inno Truck Bed Cargo Rack # INRT101-79. This square crossbar rack has a capacity of 110 lbs and a crossbar length of 79 inches.
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  • Tapping into a Reverse Light Wire to Install Rampage LED Tailgate Light Bar on 2012 Ford F-150
  • There are a couple of ways to wire the reverse light circuit from your 2012 Ford F-150 to the Rampage light bar # RA960136. First, if your truck has both a 4- and 7-Way connector (or even just a 7-Way by itself) you can tap into the wire that goes to the center pin on the 7-Way. The other way is to use a circuit tester such as # 3808 or a meter if you have one to test the wires going to a reverse light bulb. Chock the truck wheels, have someone sit in the vehicle and apply the emergency...
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  • Fifth Wheel Hitch Rail Kit Recommendation for 2011 Ford F-250 for Curt Hitch
  • For your 2011 Ford F-250 you would want to go with a custom fit fifth wheel rail kit as it will minimize drilling and install time when compared to a universal kit. For that I would recommend the part # C16424-204. This is a Curt rail kit which will match your Curt hitch and work well.
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  • Brake Controller and Install Wiring Recommendation for 2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
  • Test the pins of the connector you found with a circuit tester like part # 3808. If you find that one of the pins has voltage when the brakes are applied and the other is hot all the time the # 3035-P will fit and work well. The blue wire would need to be ran back to the blue wire of the adapter part # 37185 to complete the circuit there though. If there isn't voltage there then you would need to instead use the part # ETBC7 which converts the 4-way to a 7-way and comes with all of the...
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  • Distance Between Cantilever Arms on TracRac Ladder Rack
  • The inside width of the forward pieces of the cantilever extension part # TA21508-02-02 is 57-7/8 inches.
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  • Sway Bars for Improved Ride Quality for 1994 Fleetwood Montara 27 Tioga Ford 460 E-350 Dually
  • The biggest ride quality improvement you can make with an RV is with a rear sway bar, followed by doing a front sway bar and then a steering stabilizer and axle stabilizer. The part # RM-1139-117 for the rear bar will work great and will make the biggest improvement. The front sway bar part # RM-1139-115 is also a fit and will work well. The part # TT2402 is also a fit and will help too.
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  • Air Bag Suspension Kit Recommendation for 2016 Ford F-250 with Curt Fifth Wheel Rails Installed
  • Firestone makes an air bag kit that is compatible with your 2016 Ford F-250 and is designed to be also compatible with fifth wheel rails installed in the truck bed. For that the Firestone kit part # F2597 would be what you need. This will work well with the # C16424-204 rail kit which is also a fit for your truck.
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  • Dimensions of Wheel Masters Tire Pressure Valve Extenders
  • The Wheel Masters Valve Extenders # WM802990 are approximately 1-1/2 inches from the Schrader valve to the center of the 90-degree bend. From the bend to the other end is approximately 1 inch.
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  • Replacement Mounting Brackets for Westin 3-inch Black E-Series Round Nerf Bars 23-3525
  • Part # 23-3525 refers to a set of Westin 3-inch black E-Series Round Nerf Bars that do fit your 2010 Ford F-150 pickup if it is the SuperCrew cab. The replacement installation bracket/hardware kit for this set of bars is # 23-352PK.
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  • Advantage of Converting to Electric-Over-Hydraulic Disc Brakes from Electric Brakes
  • Disc brakes have better stopping power than electric brakes. They're also lower maintenance because they have fewer moving parts. You'll also gain power going to electric over hydraulic because you have the advantage of the stopping power of hydraulic brakes combined with the reaction time of electric brakes. I've linked an article that explains the parts needed to convert to disc brakes. You'll already have some of them like the brake controller and breakaway kit. But electric brakes...
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  • Advantage of Converting to Electric-Over-Hydraulic Disc Brakes from Electric Brakes
  • Disc brakes have better stopping power than electric brakes. They're also lower maintenance because they have fewer moving parts. You'll also gain power going to electric over hydraulic because you have the advantage of the stopping power of hydraulic brakes combined with the reaction time of electric brakes. I've linked an article that explains the parts needed to convert to disc brakes. You'll already have some of them like the brake controller and breakaway kit. But electric brakes...
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  • Under Bed 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch Installation Kit for a 2016 Ford F-150 Short Bed
  • There is an under bed option for your 2016 Ford F-150 short bed but # RP30064 will not fit. What you can use is a combination of B&W Turnover Ball hitch # BWGNRK1115-5W combined with the Companion slider # BWRVK3400-5W. I also recommend adding an in-bed 7-Way connector using # 41157 to making hooking up easier and without the need for an extension.
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  • Will Curt's # C51110 Brake Controller Install in a 2013 Ford Explorer Using # C51322 Wiring Harness
  • The Curt Venturer Brake Controller, # C51110, and Brake Controller Wiring Harness, # C51322, will install in your 2013 Ford Explorer if you already have the 7-way trailer connector installed at the rear of your vehicle. If you do not have a trailer connector installed, then you will need to install a 4-way connector harness, # 118540, a Universal Installation Kit for Brake Controller, # ETBC7, and Brake controller Harness, # C51515 with the Curt Brake Controller # C51110. The brake...
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  • Fit & Wiring Length of CE Smith LED Light Kit for Post-Style Boat Guide-Ons CE27656A
  • The specs for the CE Smith LED Light Kit for Post-Style Boat Guide-Ons # CE27656A note these lights fit on 2-inch diameter posts, but this is incorrect. The lights have an inner diameter of 2-3/8-inches which allows them to fit fine on posts like # CE27640. I went to our warehouse and measured both items. The light inner diameter and the post outer diameter match up at 2-3/8-inches. I will request the correction to this error. Thank you for catching it. I also measured the length of...
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  • Rear Axle Air Bag & Compressor Kit for 2016 Ford F-350 4x4
  • On the linked page you can view all rear-axle air bag kits for your 2016 Ford F-350 4x4. These include kits from both Firestone and AirLift, such as Firestone Ride-Rite # F2597 and Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 # AL57396. Both of these kits offer a 5000-lb load support rating and both install without drilling. A wireless compressor kit is available as a separate item. Firestone offers their Wireless Air Command F3 Compressor System # F2581 which allows for independent pressure control of...
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  • Finding Or Adding A 12V Power Wire For 7-Way Trailer Connection On 2016 Ford F-150
  • I recommend testing your wires using a circuit tester like # 3808 for power. Make sure your truck has the running lights off and test the wires around the blue wire you found for constant power, go by function not color. If you don't find one, because the other functions should not draw power, you will need to run a wire to the battery. You can use # 10-1-1 along with 40 amp circuit breaker # 9510 for this connection. If you will have a separate battery on your trailer, you may want...
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  • Finding Or Adding A 12V Power Wire For 7-Way Trailer Connection On 2016 Ford F-150
  • I recommend testing your wires using a circuit tester like # 3808 for power. Make sure your truck has the running lights off and test the wires around the blue wire you found for constant power, go by function not color. If you don't find one, because the other functions should not draw power, you will need to run a wire to the battery. You can use # 10-1-1 along with 40 amp circuit breaker # 9510 for this connection. If you will have a separate battery on your trailer, you may want...
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  • Finding Or Adding A 12V Power Wire For 7-Way Trailer Connection On 2016 Ford F-150
  • I recommend testing your wires using a circuit tester like # 3808 for power. Make sure your truck has the running lights off and test the wires around the blue wire you found for constant power, go by function not color. If you don't find one, because the other functions should not draw power, you will need to run a wire to the battery. You can use # 10-1-1 along with 40 amp circuit breaker # 9510 for this connection. If you will have a separate battery on your trailer, you may want...
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  • Availability of Fairing for Thule Cargo Boxes
  • Thule does have fairing products available for roof racks that come in different sizes, depending on the length of the crossbars on your vehicle's roof. The available fairing sizes are as follows: 52inches long # TH8703 44 inches long # TH8702 38 inches long # TH8701 32 inches long # TH8700 These are designed to mount to Thule crossbars on a roof rack and will work to deflect wind and drastically reduce noise and drag. We do not currently have fairing available that is designed...
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  • 5th Wheel Base Rail Installation Kit Options for 2014 Ford F-250 with 6-3/4-Ft Bed
  • We offer a low-cost universal-fit 5th wheel above-bed base rail kit # RP30035 from Reese for your 2014 Ford F-250 with 6-3/4-foot bed, which will accept any industry-standard 5th wheel hitch, but the easiest install comes from a custom kit like # RP56016-53. Certain Pull-Rite SuperGlide hitches like their model 2700 will fit in all industry-standard rails like those examples above. Not all of the versions of this hitch system use rails, so you will want to confirm which hitch model...
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  • How Is The Blue Ox Patriot Braking System Activated From The Motorhome?
  • The Blue Ox Patriot Radio Frequency, Portable Braking System - Proportional # BRK2012 includes an in-coach RF controller that plugs into a 12V outlet in the cab of the motorhome. This unit allows you to have the manual braking override of other brake controllers, and also allows you to capture any trouble codes. This unit has internal sensors similar to an accelerameter that senses the braking action of the motorhome and sends a signal to the brake system in the towed vehicle. Since it...
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  • Can Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch 75678 Take the Place of the Bumper Beam on a 2013 Ford Transit Connect
  • There are some hitches for other vehicles that effectively take the place of the bumper beam but there are none with that design for the 2013 Ford Transit Connect. Hitch # 75678 cannot take the place of the bumper beam. Ideally you would replace the bumper beam with either a new factory one or a used or aftermarket one that is in good shape.
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  • Replacement Tail Light For Model 421r Sealed Bulbs
  • For your model 421r light, we have the Optronics Sealed 6-1/2" Oval Trailer Stop, Turn and Tail Light, 3-Function # ST70RB. This light requires the 3-Wire Pigtail for Optronics Trailer Lights - 3-Prong PL-3 Plug - 10" Lead # A45PB. If you want the LED option it is the Trailer Tail Light - Stop, Tail, Turn - LED - Waterproof - 10 Diodes - Red Lens # STL72RB and this light uses that same 3-wire pigtail.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Hitch & Rear-Axle Air Bag Kit for 2017 Ford F-250 4WD with 6-3/4-Ft Bed
  • For your 2017 Ford F-250 4WD with 6-3/4-foot bed you will need a slider-type 5th wheel hitch like the Pro Series # PS30857 or the Curt # 16516 along with a base rail installation kit like # RP50074-58. A slider hitch will give you the clearance you need for making sharp turns. Between the two I suggest the Curt hitch since it offers more slider travel. You can still use the Reese install kit # RP50074-58 since it costs a bit less or you can use the Curt install kit # C16445-204. For...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 37 Foot Camper with 700 Pound Tongue Weight
  • When choosing a weight distribution system, the most important factor to consider is the total tongue weight of your setup. This will include both the loaded tongue weight of your trailer along with any added weight coming from behind the rear axle of your truck. You will want this number to fall somewhere around the middle of the weight distribution system's weight capacity range that you choose. Using the 700 pound tongue weight you mentioned in your question, we can choose a properly...
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  • Ford Model A Compatibility With Mullins Tear Trailer Combined Vs. Separate Wiring
  • If your Model A has separate turn from brake lights and your Mullins tear trailer has combined stop/turn lights, I recommend the Roadmaster Brite-Lite Wiring Converter # RM-732. If your Model A has combined stop/turn lights and your Mullins trailer has separate lights, I recommend the Vehicle to Vehicle Tail Light Converter # 118158.
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  • Recommendation on Under Bed Rail Kit for a 2016 Ford F-350 Dually with 8 FT. Bed
  • I have found a solution for adding under the bed rails to your 2016 Ford F-350. For your Reese 20K 5th wheel hitch with industry standard rails (ISR), I recommend the Reese Quick-Install Custom Base Rails, # RP50026-58. This kit will mount brackets under the bed that attach to the frame of your F-350. These vehicle specific brackets will mount to the truck's frame with minimal labor. This rail kit is compatible with Reese ISR hitches as well as other ISR hitches. I also recommend...
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  • Dimensions of Mounting Clips for CIPA Universal Fender Mount Towing Mirror # 11750
  • I went out to the warehouse to look at the CIPA Universal Fender Mount Towing Mirror # 11750. I took measurements of the thickness on the mounting clips using a digital caliper and have attached an image showing these dimensions for you to check out. The clip thickness on the bottom hook is 0.216 inches and the top two clips are 0.170 inches thick. We have not physically tested the fit for these Towing Mirrors on a Ford Ranger, however this is a universal product that is designed to...
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  • Dimensions of Mounting Clips for CIPA Universal Fender Mount Towing Mirror # 11750
  • I went out to the warehouse to look at the CIPA Universal Fender Mount Towing Mirror # 11750. I took measurements of the thickness on the mounting clips using a digital caliper and have attached an image showing these dimensions for you to check out. The clip thickness on the bottom hook is 0.216 inches and the top two clips are 0.170 inches thick. We have not physically tested the fit for these Towing Mirrors on a Ford Ranger, however this is a universal product that is designed to...
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  • Troubleshooting Demco Hijacker AutoSlide Hitch That Will Not Lock with Capture Plate DM6026
  • Thank you for your purchase of Demco Hijacker Autoslide Locking Plate for Standard 5th Airborne Pin Boxes, part # DM6026. The issue you describe sounds like it could be related to the jaws on your Demco Hijacker, if it is an older unit with E or F labeled on the passenger-side jaw. Some of these jaws were not machined quite enough which caused them to hang up on the king pin. Demco is great about standing behind their products so in all likelihood you can contact them with your hitch...
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  • Trailer Brake Assemblies that Fit Older Axles that are 12 inch in Diameter and Attach with 5 Bolts
  • Based on the dimensions you listed the etrailer.com brake assembly kit part # AKEBRK-7-SA would be your best option. It is 12 inch by 2 inch and has the 5 bolt mounting pattern. I attached a picture that shows the dimensions of the bolt pattern for you to check out as well.
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  • Weight Distribution and Sway Control System Recommendation for Trailer that Weighs 7,500 lbs
  • The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You will want the loaded tongue weight of your setup to fall right in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system you use. Your trailer tongue weight is most...
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  • Does Hollywoods Kids Bike Wheel Adapter Fit Hollywood Racks Trail Rider HR200
  • The Trail Rider part # HR200 uses the same wheel hoops as what the kids bike adapter part # HRSW-ADP-2 is designed to fit so it will work well with that rack.
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  • Does Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution Shank have the Rise/Drop to Tow Trailer Level w/2016 F-250
  • Given that your 2016 Ford F-250 is a 4x4 and has large tires on it there is a good chance that the shank included with Curt weight distribution system # C17501 doesn't have enough drop to tow your trailer level. First we need to figure out how much drop (or rise if the trailer coupler is taller than the hitch receiver) is needed. With the truck and trailer on level ground but not hooked up to each other there are a couple of measurements needed. Measure from the ground to the top of...
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  • Floor Mat Recommendation for 2015 Ford E-450 RV
  • For a black set of thermoplastic floor mats that have been confirmed as a fit for your 2015 Ford E-450 motorhome you would want the Husky Liners Floor Mats part # HL33251. For a semi-custom fit rubber option you will want Highland's # 46042.
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  • What is Max Pin Weight for Reese Elite Rail Kit RP30126
  • The pin weight max for the Reese Elite fifth wheel rail kit part # RP30126 that you referenced is 6,250 lbs. Total trailer weight capacity for the kit is 25k like you mentioned.
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  • Replacement Spring Bar Recommendation for Strait Line Weight Distribution for 1,500 or 1,700 lbs TW
  • For the trunnion spring bar that fits the head of your Strait Line system we have the part # RP58369 for 1,500 lbs tongue weight. For 1,700 lbs tongue weight we have the part # 66010 as well.
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  • Trailer Wiring Harness for a 2004 Ford Escape without Factory Tow Package
  • I do have some recommendations for you but you cannot use wiring harness # C55255 unless the 2004 Ford Escape has the factory tow package. The issue is either the factory connector this harness plugs into won't be there or, if it is there, it won't be active and additional parts would be needed anyway. For models without the factory tow package you would use a hardwire harness such as # HM48925 or # 46255. I recommend # 46255 because it is a powered converter which takes the load off...
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  • Does Rola Enclosed Cargo Carrier 59108 Come with License Plate Light Kit
  • To add the license plate light kit to the Rola Cargo Carrier part # 59108 you need to use the # 59117 which is designed for the carrier.
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  • Extang Solid Fold 2.0 Tonneau Cover Recommendation for 2012 Ford F-150 5-1/2 ft bed
  • We have an Extang Solid Fold 2.0 that fits your 2012 Ford F-150 with a 5-1/2 foot bed. For that you would want the part # EX83405 which is a confirmed fit. This fits with and without the bed cargo management system that some of your truck models came with.
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  • Recommended 5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch for 2012 Ford F-450 8 Foot Bed without Factory Rail Kit
  • A 34 inch frame is typically what is seen on a cab and chassis truck. To verify the frame size of your 2012 Ford F-450 Super Duty, you will measure the distance from the outside to the outside of the frame rails. If you confirm that you do not have a 34 inch frame, we have a large selection of 5th-wheel hitches and installation kits that are confirmed to fit your standard 2012 Ford F-450 Super Duty without the factory rail kit. I recommend looking at the Pro Series 20K Fifth Wheel...
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  • Will a Bed Extender Fit a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
  • If the tailgate width on the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac is at least 48 inches you can use Topline bed extender # BX4004-02 for black or # BX4004-01 for silver. Any less than 48 inches and there is no option that will fit.
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  • Will a Bed Extender Fit a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
  • If the tailgate width on the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac is at least 48 inches you can use Topline bed extender # BX4004-02 for black or # BX4004-01 for silver. Any less than 48 inches and there is no option that will fit.
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  • Recommended Electric Jack For 2012 Keystone Outback 301BQ
  • For your 2012 Keystone Outback 301BQ, I recommend the Husky Brute Electric Trailer Jack - Drop Leg - A-Frame - 18" Lift - 4,500 lbs # HT87247. This jack uses a low-friction ball screw to minimize resistance to reduce wear, noise and heat. Ball bearings roll smoothly through threads so there is no direct friction contact like a typical threaded screw design. This allows the system to draw 30 percent less power than screw systems. If you want the jack with wireless remote, you can use...
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  • Recommended Electric Jack For 2012 Keystone Outback 301BQ
  • For your 2012 Keystone Outback 301BQ, I recommend the Husky Brute Electric Trailer Jack - Drop Leg - A-Frame - 18" Lift - 4,500 lbs # HT87247. This jack uses a low-friction ball screw to minimize resistance to reduce wear, noise and heat. Ball bearings roll smoothly through threads so there is no direct friction contact like a typical threaded screw design. This allows the system to draw 30 percent less power than screw systems. If you want the jack with wireless remote, you can use...
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  • Will the Blue Ox TigerTrak Rear-Axle Stabilizer # TT2400 Fit a 2017 Ford F-53 With V10 26K Motorhome
  • The Blue Ox TigerTrak Rear-Axle Stabilizer for Motor Homes, part # TT2400, is not a fit for your 2017 Tiffin Allegro on a Ford F-53 Chassis Class A with V10, since your motorhome is 26,000 lbs you will want to use part # TT2600 instead. This is the same product, but it is rated for 26K motorhomes instead of 24K motorhomes like the part # TT2400. I contacted Blue Ox who confirmed this.
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  • Will an Offset 5th Wheel to Gooseneck Adapter Provide Turning Clearance to Tow 5th Wheel Trailer
  • The offset 5th wheel to gooseneck adapters such as # CAB-C5GX1216 won't give you any extra clearance for turning. What it does is provide more distance between the back of the truck and the trailer. It doesn't change the pivot point of the trailer so clearance can still be an issue. With a 5th wheel trailer, unless it is narrow enough or designed specifically to be towed by a short bed truck, you will likely run into clearance issues. If your 2015 Ford F-350 has the 4 factory pucks for...
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  • Air Helper Springs Compatible with Fifth Wheel Hitch on 2011 Ford F-150
  • The Air Lift LiftLoader 5000 # AL57200 will fit your 2011 Ford F-150 with the fifth wheel brackets installed. I've linked an install video for you. Also, if you'd like to add a compressor system, the Load Controller II # AL25592 will let you monitor and adjust the air pressure from inside your truck.
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  • Sliding Fifth Wheel Hitch to Fit Industry Standard Rails in 2010 Ford Super Duty
  • If you already have industry standard fifth wheel rails installed in the bed of your 2010 Ford Super Duty any sliding fifth wheel hitch that fits the industry standard, like the Curt A16 # C16521 will fit.
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  • Why Does Converter 118158 Need Left and Right Blinker/Stoplight Circuits to Function
  • The reason part # 118158 needs both left and right turn signals to identify the convert the signal to stop light only circuit is that the converter knows that when both circuits are activated the stop lights are on and then it gives the stop light wire voltage. With only one side of wiring activated it wouldn't be able to differentiate between the blinker circuit and the stop light since both put 12 volts on the circuit.
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  • How Does Lippert SolidStep part # LC678027 Install
  • I attached a picture that I took from the install instructions for the Lippert SolidStep part # LC678027 that you referenced. Basically as long as you have room for the step assembly they get drilled on with self-tapping screws. The overall width is 26-5/8 inches.
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  • Is the MaxxTow Ladder Rack part # MT70423 Made Totally of Aluminum
  • Yes, all of the major components of the MaxxTow Ladder Rack part # MT70423 are made of aluminum. Some of the smaller bolts and screws are steel but the rest is aluminum.
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  • Part Needed to Mount Sway Control Ball on Both Sides of Ball Mount Platform
  • I wish there was a bolt on solution, but you are going to have to weld a tab on both sides of the ball mount with the part # 3442 as that's the only option.
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  • Brake Controller and Install Harness Recommendation for 2011 Ford F-150
  • For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup. This is a proportional brake controller that senses the amount of braking the tow vehicle is applying and applies a proportionate amount to the trailer brakes. All you need to install this controller in your 2011 Ford F-150 is the correct install harness which is part # 22292. This adapter plugs into...
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  • Does Draw Tite Hitch for 2017 Ford Mustang Require Rear Fascia Trimming
  • I checked the install instructions for the Draw Tite hitch part # 24928 that you referenced that fits your 2017 Ford Mustang and it does not require trimming of the lower rear fascia. I attached a picture of the hitch installed below it too. Hitch installs are pretty basic for mechanics. I would just find a local mechanic to you with a good reputation and let them do it.
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  • Can Pro Series Fifth Wheel Hitch Fit 2004 Ford F-150 5-1/2 ft Bed and Tow Trailer
  • I cannot find any information on a Pro Series fifth wheel hitch with the part number 13195, but all of the Pro Series hitches from 3 years ago were designed to fit industry standard fifth wheel rails so we can help. The rail kit you need is the part # RP50081-58 which is a custom fit rail kit that will minimize drilling when compared to a universal kit. This hitch is confirmed as a fit for your 2004 Ford F-150. Since you have such a short bed you will need to replace your current...
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  • Can Reese Fifth Wheel Hitch RP30047 be Converted to a Slider Hitch with 30048
  • If you have an older Reese fifth wheel hitch part # RP30047 and wanted to convert it to a slider hitch all you need is the slider kit part # RP30048 that you referenced.
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  • SumoSprings Helper Springs on 2017 Ford F-350
  • The SumoSprings Solo Custom Helper Springs # SSR-127-54 are confirmed to fit on your 2017 Ford F-350. They're there to help support your truck when it's under a heavy load like the truck bed camper you have. They will not be used when not under load unless you hit a hard sudden bump.
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  • Three Locking Hitch Pins for Class V 2-1/2 Inch Hitch Receiver that Can be Keyed Alike
  • Unfortunately, the Blue Ox # BX88212 is not able to be keyed alike. For another solution, the Deadbolt # RH5-XL will fit 2-1/2 inch Class V hitch receivers and can be keyed alike. Just select the drop down to do so on the product page when ordering. Hitch pins don't actually bear any of the trailer's weight so they are not given a weight rating. They are tested to be used with a Class V hitch and therefore will not have an issue with your 15,000 pound trailer.
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  • Three Locking Hitch Pins for Class V 2-1/2 Inch Hitch Receiver that Can be Keyed Alike
  • Unfortunately, the Blue Ox # BX88212 is not able to be keyed alike. For another solution, the Deadbolt # RH5-XL will fit 2-1/2 inch Class V hitch receivers and can be keyed alike. Just select the drop down to do so on the product page when ordering. Hitch pins don't actually bear any of the trailer's weight so they are not given a weight rating. They are tested to be used with a Class V hitch and therefore will not have an issue with your 15,000 pound trailer.
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  • How Do Self-Adjusting Brakes Adjust and Does it Work Going Forward or Reverse
  • Self-adjusting brakes # AKEBRK-7-SA do not require that you travel in reverse for them to adjust. They can adjust themselves going forward or backward. Keep in mind that even self-adjusting brakes require 1 initial adjustment. You could just install them and they would eventually adjust out but until that happens you would have weak brakes. Basically if the brake shoes have to move too far before they touch the drums a pulley spins the adjustment wheel which then takes and adjusts the...
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  • Recommendation on a Hitch Reducer from 2 Inches to 1-1/4 Inches
  • I have a solution for you. The Brophy Hitch Reducer, # HT02, will allow you to use your 2 inch hitch and your 1-1/4 inch shank one your bike rack. I have attached a review video for you to see how the hitch reducer will work on your 2 inch hitch.
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  • Tonneau Cover Compatible With TracRac Ladder Rack System On 2015 Ford F-150
  • The only tonneau cover we have confirmed to fit with the TracRac SR Sliding Truck Bed Ladder Rack - Full Size Pickup Trucks - 1,250 lbs # TA21000-02 is the BAK Revolver X2 Hard Tonneau Cover - Roll Up - Aluminum and Vinyl # BAK39328. This tonneau cover does have a locking function and a roll up design. It combines hard cover strength and security with the features often found in soft covers as well. The cover is heavy-duty aluminum and vinyl and sits flush on your truck bed.
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  • Reese Custom Base Rail Kit # RP50087-58 Compatibility With Husky 16K Sliding Hitch
  • Yes. The Reese Quick-Install Custom Base Rails and Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches # RP50087-58 are compatible with 2015 -2017 Ford F-150 trucks and the rails are compatible with Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Reese, Valley and Husky 5th wheel hitches sliding or non-sliding. The rail kit is compatible with a Husky slider like the Husky Silver Series 16K S 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ 16K Roller - Slide Bar Jaw - 16,000 lbs # HT31313-32220-59.
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  • Installation of the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System on a 2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty
  • The Timbren Suspension Enhancement System, # TFR250SDG, is designed to replace the bump stop on the frame of the 2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty. Once installed the spring will not rest on the axle. The 6-1/2 inch measurement is correct, but you will need a spacer of about 1 inch to compensate for the peg not installed. Timbren 1 Inch Spacer, # A25723-90AH00, will fit in between the spring and the bracket when installing. A new mounting bolt will be needed to mount both the spring and spacer...
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  • Options for Stainless Steel Nerf Bars for a 2017 Ford F-150 SuperCrew
  • Pilot nerf bars # NB-320 are not listed as a fit for the 2017 Ford F-150 SuperCrew but we do have stainless steel options that will fit: Westin # 23-3940 DeeZee # DZ373693 Westin # 21-23940 DeeZee # DZ373697 Westin # 21-3940 Westin # 23-73940 Aries # AAS223043-2 Westin # 21-53940 Westin # 28-51090 Westin # 22-5040-2055 DeeZee # DZ16123-16327 Westin # 22-6040-2055 Westin # 20-3940 Putco # P45160 (5-1/2 foot bed only)
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  • Trailer Wiring Harness Recommendation for a 2011 Ford Escape
  • Technically you could use Hopkins trailer wiring harness # HM48915 on your 2011 Ford Escape. But since your 2011 Ford Escape uses a combined wiring system (brake lights and turn signals on the same bulbs) you would ground the red wire with the white wire. Brown is for running lights, yellow is left turn/brake lights, green is right turn/brake lights, and white is ground. Using this harness means you would have to splice into the vehicle wiring. For a much easier installation I recommend...
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  • Trailer Wiring Harness Recommendation for a 2011 Ford Escape
  • Technically you could use Hopkins trailer wiring harness # HM48915 on your 2011 Ford Escape. But since your 2011 Ford Escape uses a combined wiring system (brake lights and turn signals on the same bulbs) you would ground the red wire with the white wire. Brown is for running lights, yellow is left turn/brake lights, green is right turn/brake lights, and white is ground. Using this harness means you would have to splice into the vehicle wiring. For a much easier installation I recommend...
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  • Do The K-Source Snap & Zap Custom Mirrors Come Individually Or As A Pair?
  • The K-Source Snap & Zap Custom Towing Mirrors - Snap On - Driver and Passenger Side # KS81800 are sold as a pair. They are a confirmed fit for your 2008 Ford F-150 with either heated or non-heated power mirrors.
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  • Snow Socks for 2016 Ford Focus with 195/65-15 Sized Tires
  • If your 2016 Ford Focus has tire size 195/65-15 sized tires the Snow Socks # TCH62 are confirmed to fit. The other factory tire sizes for your Focus do not have Snow Socks to fit. There are no Snow Socks confirmed to fit the factory tire size 215/55-16 for your 2016 Ford Transit Connect. If you can tell me both vehicle's tire sizes I'll check if there are any Snow Socks for those particular tires.
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  • Tire Inflation In Regards To Speed And Heat
  • Your tires with a max psi of 80 are designed to be filled cold as you stated. They will heat up with friction from the road as well as the heat of the day, but they are not restricted to distance. The max speed is 65 mph unless otherwise stated with a speed rating of L (75 mph), M (81 mph) or J (62 mph). Because you have radial tires, they are better at dissipating heat so they will function better under the driving conditions you mentioned. Many people will put up to 8 hours a day at...
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  • 2016 Winnebago Fuse Class III Trailer Hitch Receiver On Ford Transit T350 Frame
  • For a 2016 Ford Transit T350 frame, we now have a confirmed fit. I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # C13193. This frame is a stylish round-tube design with a gloss powder coat finish. If you'll be towing with this, I recommend the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector # 118722. This harness plugs in to factory wiring behind the tail lights of your vehicle and a power cable is run to the battery to protect your system...
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  • Tow Bar Recommended to Tow a 2016 Ford F-250 Behind Farm Equipment
  • For something very easy to connect and disconnect you can use the Curt # C19745. This is an inexpensive way to tow your 2016 Ford F-250 but it does require you to drill into the bumper of your truck and the tow bar will stay mounted on the truck.
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  • Compatiblity Of Vehicle Side Replacement Wiring And 5th Wheel Wiring Harness On 2014 Ford F-250
  • Yes. The replacement part for the vehicle side you are looking at for your 2014 Ford F-250, the 7-Pole and 4-Pole Trailer Connector Sockets w/ Mounting Bracket and Wiring - Vehicle End # HM40975-11998 will work. This part will be compatible with the 5th Wheel/Gooseneck 90-Degree Wiring Harness w/ 7-Pole Plug - GM, Ford, Ram, Toyota - 9' Long # 50-97-410 that you referenced. These parts are compatible with your truck and each other.
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  • Will Air Lift LoadLifter 7500 XL Fit 2015 Ford F350 Super Duty with Factory 5th Wheel Hitch
  • Yes, the Air Lift LoadLifter 7500 XL Rear Axle Air Helper Springs # AL57596 will be compatible with the factory 5th wheel hitch kit installed in your 4WD 2015 Ford F-350. My technical contact at AirLift confirmed. If you like you can add a dual path compressor kit # AL25856 for automated and independent bag pressure adjustment.
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  • Will Draw-Tite 2-Inch Hitch 75038 Fit 1992 Ford F-150
  • Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # 75038 will fit the 1992 Ford F-150 that has a standard bumper or step bumper. If your truck has either of these bumpers then the hitch will fit so long as your frame width is NOT 34-inches. Drilling is required and the instructions are linked. I also included a link to a video that shows installation in a 1990 F-150. If you also need a 4-pole wiring harness you can use # 118316.
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  • Can Firestone Air Bags be Installed on a 2001 Ford Excursion that Does Not have Jounce Bumpers
  • To install Firestone Ride-Rite air bags # F2251 on a 2001 Ford Excursion 4x4 the jounce bumpers would have to be removed and are not reinstalled. So not having the jounce bumpers actually saves you a step for the installation. The same goes for kit # F2255 for the 2-wheel drive models. I also recommend using a compressor kit, # F2158, so you can add or remove air from the air bags from inside the vehicle. The kit is not required but makes load leveling a lot easier. If the 5 inch...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for V-Nose Trailer
  • The issue with adding a weight distribution system to your trailer is that there isn't a lot of room for installation due to the V-nose. But I may have a solution for you. To choose the properly rated system you need to find your total tongue weight. That is the tongue weight of the loaded and ready to tow trailer added to the weight stored behind your van's rear axle. Once you have that figure you'll also need to measure your trailer's tongue to find out how much space you have for...
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  • Recommended Hitch, Wiring, And Ball Mount For 2016 Ford Escape SE
  • For your 2016 Ford Escape SE, the Draw-Tite Max-E-Loader Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # 75758 is a great hitch option. It has a really nice round bar design and great capacity. I've attached an install video to assist with this bolt-on application. This hitch will work with the hands free liftgate sensors if you have them on either side of the hitch near exhaust. For your trailer wiring connection, I recommend the Tekonsha T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with...
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  • Replacement Shoe, Springs and Magnets for Electric Brakes on 1996 Camper with 2.8K Axles
  • I do have a solution for you, however we do not currently have a complete kit that includes everything you will need to replace the brake parts on your 1996 camper. For replacement electric brake shoe/lining, I recommend the Dexter # BP04-065. This 10 inch x 1-1/2 inch shoe pad will fit the brakes on your 2.8K axle. Then for a replacement brake spring set, you can use # K71-362-00, which are designed to replace the springs on Dexter 10 inch x 1-1/2 inch brake assemblies. For...
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  • Will Air Lift Kit for 2016 Ford F-53 Allow RV to Sit Level when Loaded
  • The Air Lift kit part # AL88344 that you referenced is a confirmed fit for your 2016 Ford F-53. It will provide up to 5,000 lbs of suspension support to bring your vehicle back to level if is carrying a heavy load. If you are sagging 4-5 inches this will raise the suspension back to being level with enough air pressure.
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  • Blue Ox TigerTrak Bar Recommendation for 2017 Thor ACE 31 RV
  • A Blue Ox TigerTrack part # TT2600 that you referenced will help your 2017 Thor Ace on a Ford F-53 chassis with the crosswinds as this adds a brace to the rear axle of your vehicle to prevent sway and axle side play which is what you are experiencing with the crosswinds.
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  • SumoSprings Suspension System Recommendation for 2000 Ford F-250 4x4
  • I tend to recommend people go with the lighter duty SumoSprings since they will give the best ride quality loaded and unloaded. They still will give you the support you need but not at the cost of a decent ride. So I would recommend the # SSR-114-47 for your 2000 F-250 since it will give you 1,500 additional lbs of support.
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  • Which Blue Ox Sway Pro System for Trailer that Weighs 5,300 lbs
  • The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You will want the loaded tongue weight of your setup to fall right in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system you use. Your trailer weighing 5,300 lbs...
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  • Brake Controller and Install Wiring Needed for 2010 Ford F-150
  • For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P3 Brake Controller part # 90195. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup. This is a proportional brake controller that senses the amount of braking the tow vehicle is applying and applies a proportionate amount to the trailer brakes. All you need to install this controller is the easy to install harness part # 22292. This plugs into the back of the controller and then into...
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