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Heininger Holdings Pet Supplies - Vehicle Step - HE3052 Review

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Review of Heininger Holdings Truck Bed Accessories HE3052


Today, we're going to be taking a look at part number HE3052. This is the Heininger Portable Pet Twistep. It's a hitch-mounted step for an inch and a quarter and two inch hitches. The hitch-mounted step is going to make it really easy for your pet to get in and out of the rear of your vehicle or the bed of your truck, which ultimately is going to protect your pet's bones and joints, as well as your back. You can use this to gain access to the roof of your vehicle cargo area or the bed of your truck, or you can use it as a hitch seat when putting on your gear for your activity. The platform is going to twist on for you, just like the position that it's being shown in right now. Then it can rotate beneath the vehicle for transport.

All you have to this is pull this T lever here, and it's going to allow the platform to twist, which I don't have it in the vehicle right now, so I'm just going to show you that this is a rotating mechanism. You can see there that with this installed in the receiver tube of your hitch, the platform would be stored in underneath the vehicle. Then to push it back out to a platform position, you just pull up on that T lever and then you just rotate the step out from underneath the vehicle. That T knob is going to snap back into position automatically, so you don't have to worry about adjusting that. Now, this is going to fit inch and a quarter and two inch hitches, all you have to do is remove the two inch adapter. It's going to be held on there with an Allen bolt. You can use the included tool to remove that, and then it will allow you to gain access to the shank, it's side 01:34 ten inch and a quarter by inch and a quarter trailer hitch. Now to make sure you have enough room to store this underneath the vehicle, Heininger has a built-in adjustment system back here.

All you have to do is remove the four Allen bolts with the included tool, and then you can move this shank up or down. That's going to have a height range of six inches. When it comes to the actual pad right here, this is going to be a rubber anti-slip step surface. Up here, you're also going to get your anti-rattle receiver bolt that is included, as well as the lock washer. That's going to reduce the amount of rattle and wobble from within the hitch. Once you have this inside your hitch, all you have to do is line up your pinholes.

You're going to have three pinhole options to choose from, so whatever the one's going to work best for your application. Line up your pinholes and just insert this, and then you'll just need to thread it in using a socket and socket wrench. Now if you would like a threaded locking bolt, you can find that on our website with part number HE6033, that is going to be sold separately. This is going to feature a durable corrosion-resistant construction. It's going to feature a sturdy steel frame with heavy duty nylon platform. Out of the box, it's going to come fully assembled for quick simple installation and ready to be installed on your vehicle right away. Again, it is designed for inch and a quarter by inch and a quarter, or two inch by two inch trailer hitch receivers.

The step dimensions, when it comes right here at the platform, is going to give us an overall width of 22 inches and it's going to give us an overall depth, measuring from the very back to the front of 19 inches. It's going to offer a capacity of 400 lbs., but be sure not to exceed the total weight limit of the hitch that's on your vehicle. That's going to do it for our review of part number HE3052. This is the Heininger Portable Pet Twistep hitch-mounted step for inch and a quarter and two inch hitches. .


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