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Best 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Trailer Hitch Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best hitch options for your 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. Up top here we're going to have our etrailer has, which is going to be a Class 3. Right below that we'll have our Draw-Tite that's also a Class 3. Then finally at the bottom we'll have our CURT, again a Class 3 hitch. Since all of our hitches are going to be a Class 3 hitch, they're all going to give us that 2" by 2" receiver tube opening and have a lot of different accessories available that we can mount in them, all the way from a ball mount, a bike rack, or even a cargo carrier.Regardless if you're towing and you're using a ball mount or you're just using it for a bike rack, all of the accessories going into each one of our hitches is going to use a standard 5/8 pin and clip to secure them. However, the Draw-Tite you'll notice there is going to be a secondary hole towards the opening on our receiver.



Curt Wiring Harness Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Speaker 1: Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan you're going to be taking a look at and I'm going to show you how to install the Curt T-connector Vehicle Wiring Harness 4-pole Flat Trailer Connect, part number C56331.This is what your wiring's gonna look like when you get it. You are gonna get a little bundle of wire that you're gonna have to take from this black wire coming off the converter box. It's gonna go up to the battery. Converter box, this is probably the most important part of this wiring harness. This is what's gonna protect your vehicle, your factory wiring on your vehicle, when you back feed from your trailer, if your trailer has a short or something in the light circuits. You're gonna have a wire, yellow and brown, that's gonna be your driver's side.



etrailer.com Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Speaker 1: Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan you're gonna be taking a look at and I'm gonna show you how to install the Etrailer.com Class 3 trailer-hitch receiver, code number E98854. Speaker 1: This is what our hitch looks like when it's installed. You're gonna see the only thing noticeable is our receiver tube. Cross tube is gonna be completely hidden behind the bumper fascia. This does sit nice and tucked in behind the outer edge of the bumper fascia, so we're not gonna have to worry about hitting our legs or our shins on it when we're loading and unloading the vehicle.It's gonna be a class 3 hitch, 2-inch by 2-inch. Hitch pin hole is gonna be 5/8 inch in diameter.



Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Speaker 1: Today, on a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're gonna be test fitting the INNO Fork Lock III Bike Rack System. That's gonna be part number INA391. As you can see, we already have a bike installed, so let's go ahead and take a look at some of these features. If we look at our bike itself, we're gonna see it's secured at two different points of contact. Back on the rear, we have this real wheel strap that comes up and around the frame of our back wheel, and straps it into this cradle onto our bike rack. We're gonna see that this cradle is adjustable back and forth, to accommodate any length bike you might have.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Speaker 1: Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're gonna be test fitting the Swagman E-Spec 2-Electric Bike Platform Rack and that's gonna be part number S64689. As you can see, we do have a bike installed so let's take a look at some of the features.Now, like I said, this is an electric bike platform rack so it has the ability to carry up to two electric bikes weighing up to 70 pounds each. So that's a pretty neat feature about it. If we come in here, we see we have these little cradles that don't pivot back and forth, however, if you loosen 'em like this, you can adjust 'em back and forth and accommodate any length bike you might have. Each cradle is gonna come with a rubber strap and a rubber protector to protect the frame of your wheel.And if we come over and see how our bike is secured, we're gonna have three different points of contact. We're gonna have this strap with this rubber protector in there to protect the frame of our wheel.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Speaker 1: Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be testing the Swagman Quad 2+2 two-bike and four-bike platform-style rack. Now, it's going to be part number S64692. As you can see, we already have a bike installed, so let's take a look at some of the features.Now, the first one I want to point out is that you see we have this set up for a four-bike set up. But if we come down here, we can loosen the bolt and remove it. From there, we can pull off this two-bike extension, shortening it to a two-bike rack rather than a four. So, just for those where you don't feel like taking all four bikes out, you can miniaturize it down to a two-bike rack.If we come and look at these cradles, we're going to see that they don't pivot back and forth.



Yakima Roof Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Speaker 1: Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima HighRoad Roof Bike Rack. That's going to be part number Y02114. As you can see, we already have a bike installed. Let's take a look at some of the features.If we look at the bike itself, we're going to find out that it's secured at three different points of contact. On the back, we have this rubber wheel strap that comes out, up and over the back wheel and pulls down on the bottom of the frame of the wheel into this cradle right here. If we come to the front, we're going to see two different wheel hoops on the front part and the back part of our front wheel.Just going to hop up here real quick, so I can show you guys.



Best 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Suspension Enhancement Options

Speaker 1: Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we'll be having a look at our best suspension enhancement options. We have three options here today. This one is our Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System. This is part number TDVRRT. Here we have our Air Lift AirLift 1000 Air Helper Springs. This is part number AL60814.



Titan Chain Diamond Alloy Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be test fitting the Titan chain alloy snow tire chains, part number TC1555. These are tough durable tire chains with a diamond pattern to them which gives them greater tire coverage. The small links on the tire chains also give good traction in the snow and excellent grip on icy conditions. These are made from a manganese nickel alloy. These are SAE class S chains which means they work well with vehicles with limited wheel well clearance. The maximum speed recommended while using these chains is 30 miles per hour.



Titan Snow Tire Chains Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on this 2012 Dodge Gand Caravan we're going to be test-fitting the Titan Chain Diagonal Cable Snow Tire Chains, part number TC343DC. Today we're working with tire size 225-65-R17. If these chains don't fit your particular tire size, double-check the size of the tire, then go to our fit guide and find the proper fit. These low-carbon, steel alloy chains have these cross-chains here mixed with these rollers, which gives excellent traction in light snow and ice. They also have this V pattern, which will assist with stopping while you're making those slow turns. It also comes with an included tensioning strap to ensure that the chain itself is going to be nice and snug around your tire while you drive. These do meet all Department of Transportation requirements while you're on the road, and these are SAE Class S chains, which means they work really well with vehicles with limited wheel well clearance.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're going to be test fitting the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, part number PW1042. These are case hardened low carbon steel chains. They come in the ladder patterned shape, which gives them excellent stopping and starting power when you're going through light snow or light ice. These meet all Department of Transportation requirements, and these are SAE Class S chains. Meaning they work well with vehicles with limited wheel well clearance. These do work with both rear and front wheel drives. They install quickly and easily, and once everything is finished they do come with a reusable tote bag, so when you're finished with them you can pack them back up, and have them ready for the next time. Today we're working with tire size 225/65 R17.



Best 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Trailer Wiring Options

Today we're going to taking a look at the best wiring options for your 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. Here we have the Curt, and that's going to be part number C56150. Here in the middle, we have the Tekonsha, which is going to be part number 118534. Finally here, we have the Hopkins, which is going to be part number HM11141995. This is going to be the end result of our wiring. We're going to have our four-pole flat coming out at the bottom towards our hitch. Now, we can take a closer look and look at some of the differences.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're doing a test fit of the Swagman XT2 platform-style 2-bike rack. That part number is S64650. Now we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you how we do that, go over some features of the rack, and take a few measurements. How our bike is secured down, in the center we have a frame hook. This is the only thing that's going to hold our bike down into our wheel cradles.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're doing a test fit of the Thule T2 Pro platform style two-bike rack. That part number is TH9034. The first thing we're going to do is show you one of the key features of this rack. We come to the back portion at the handle. We're going to squeeze that together. We can tilt our bike rack away from our vehicle.



Yakima Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're doing a test fit of the Yakima Light Rider Hanging Style 2 Bike Rack. That part number is Y02472. Now we're first going to show you how we secure our bike into place. We'll go over some features and then take a few measurements. First thing we'll show you is how we secure our bike down. We've got 2 cradles in place with 3 straps, 2 on our frame and one as our anti-sway in the back.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're doing a test fit of the Thule Roadway hanging-style 2-bike rack. That part number is TH912XTR. Now we're first going to show you how we secure our bike down. We'll go over some features and take a few measurements. Starting off with how we secure our bike into place, we have two cradles with three straps altogether. We've got two on our frame and then one as our anti-sway in the back.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're doing a test fit of the Thule Aeroblade Crossbars. The part number for our crossbars today is THARB53. For the Rapid Traverse Footpack we're using TH480R, and for our Thule fit kit we're using THKIT1043. Now, we already have our front bar on and in place. We're going to show you how to put the back bar together here. We also have one of our footpacks together on our back bar so we're just going to show you how to put this one together and then how we put everything onto our vehicle. We'll start by opening up the cover here on our footpack.



Stromberg Carlson Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Caravan we're doing a test fit of the Stromberg-Carlson 23 by 60 cargo carrier. That part number is CC-100. This is designed to work with 2" hitches and has a weight capacity of 500 pounds. Now although it does have a very high weight capacity, it is very lightweight and easy to move into and take out of your hitch. The first thing we're going to do is take a few measurements. Starting off with our ground clearance, we're going to have about 9-3/4". Overall to our vehicle we're going to have about 27-1/4".



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're doing a test fit of the CURT folding 20 by 60 cargo carrier. That is designed to work with 2" hitches and has a weight capacity of 500 pounds. The part number for it is C18151. Now while we have this installed on our vehicle we're going to start off with a few measurements. Our ground clearance is going to be first. We're going to have about 12-1/4" of clearance.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're doing a test fit of the CURT 20 by 60 cargo carrier. That part number is C18150. Now this is designed to work with 2" hitches only and has a weight capacity of 500 pounds. While it's installed, the first thing we're going to do is take a few measurements. Starting off with our ground clearance, we're going to have about 14-1/4". Overall to our vehicle, we'll measure down here. We're going to have about 27".



MaxxTow Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're doing a test fit of the MaxxTow 48 by 21 cargo carrier. That part number is MT70422. Now this is designed to work with 2" hitches only and has a weight capacity of 500 pounds. Although it does have that very high weight capacity, it is very lightweight. It's made out of a lightweight aluminum so it's easy to put into and take out of our hitch. The first thing we're going to do with it installed here is take a few measurements. We're going to start off with our ground clearance.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're doing a test fit of the CURT 20 by 48 cargo carrier. That part number is C18110. Now this is designed to work with both 1-1/4" and 2" hitches and has a weight capacity of 300 pounds. Although it does have that high weight capacity, it is very lightweight so it's easy to put into and take out of our hitch. The first thing we're going to do while it's installed is take a few measurements. We're going to start off with our ground clearance to the bottom of our bolt here.



Thule Hyper XL Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Hyper XL. This is going to be your 17 cubic feet of cargo space rooftop cargo box, coming in the nice two-tone silver and black finish. Granted, this one is a little scratched up, but when you get yours it's going to be brand new and looking nice. Part number is going to be TH612. You're going to have your nice open feet on the bottom side, just make sure they are open and ready to receive your crossbars. We'll put it up there and see how it looks. First thing that you want to do is set it up into place, in a round about location that you want it, moving it to where it is lined up with your crossbars, and all the feet are on either side. Just like so.



Yakima RocketBox Pro Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Yakima Rocketbox Pro 11. It's going to have 11 cubic feet of cargo space and come in that nice black finish. It's going to be perfect for your skies, snowboards, or any other smaller items that you want to get out of the rain or elements, with it's elongated, narrow shape. It's going to be part number Y07193. Let's go ahead and place up on top of our crossbars, and see how it looks and fits. The first thing you'll want to do, is set it up on top. Once you've got it up top, make sure that you have the feet open and ready to receive your crossbars.



Thule Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're going to be doing a test to the Thule Canyon Roof top mount cargo basket. This cargo baskets going to be steel construction offering a 150 pound weight capacity. Part number TH859. It's also going to be 49 inches long, 40 inches wide and have depth of 6 inches. One thing I do want to point out before you get it up on your vehicle that you need to know your bar-cross bar spread. Measuring from the center to the back one to the center of the front one. Getting that dimension and setting your feet using the align tool to meet up with that cross bar spread.



Inno Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Inno Shadow Series Cargo Box. This one's going to come in your nice gloss black finish and offer 13 cubic feet of cargo space. It's going to be part number INBRA1250BK. Let's go ahead and set it up on our after-market crossbars and see how it looks and how it fits. I've got my feet on the inside, so they're rattling around a little bit, but it ain't no big deal. We'll get it all squared up in the center here where we want to place it. Once we've got some room, we'll go ahead and open it up. Okay.



Inno Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Inno Shadow series cargo box. This one in particular is going to have that nice carbon fiber finish and 11 cubic feet of cargo space on the inside. It's going to be part number INBRA1170CA. First off, let's go ahead and set it up on our aftermarket crossbars and see what it looks like and how it fits. Put it into place and slide it onto your crossbar system. Once you have it where you want it, we will then go ahead and wind up the grooves underneath. You see where those slots will be where my hand is sticking in right now.



Yakima FullTilt Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Yakima full-tilt. This is going to be your hanging style for bike rack part number Y02462. As you can see we've already got our bike up here on our cradle arm. You can see what it's going to look like once we have it fully assembled and in place on the back of our vehicle. This bike rack does come with your inch and a quarter, as well as a 2 inch adapter, as you can see down here. It will be attached using it's own self-tensioning and auto pin. Lets go ahead and go through a few things, starting off with our measurements.



Lets Go Aero Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Lets Go Aero GearCage. This is going to be your 32 inch wide by 49 inches long GearCage. It's going to have that nice sturdy construction with that solid base and a 300-pound weight capacity. If you look down here, you're going to see a 2-inch shannk attached into our 2-inch receiver only. It's going to have a 7/8 inch anti-rattle bolt going through it that's going to secure it and help reduce the sway, rattle and wobble as you can see here. Let's go ahead and start off by getting a few measurements. Our closest measurement will first from the back side of the bumper to the front side of the rack at about 5 3/4 inches.



SportRack Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Sportrack Ridge III, hanging style, 3-bike rack. Part number SR2403. This bike rack is going to come with an 1 1/4 and a 2-inch shank. The 1 1/4 inch shank will be compatible with your class one and two receivers and your class three receivers will be good with that adapter and that two inch. As you can see, we've already got our bike up here in place. You can see what it's going to look like once you have it fully assembled and on the back of your vehicle. Let's start off by getting a few measurements starting at the front and down here.



Kuat NV Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 dodge grand caravan we're going to be doing a test fit of the Kuat NV platform style 4 bike rack. Part number N105-107. This rack comes specifically with a 2 inch shank for your 2 inch receivers only. As you can see we already have a bike up here so you can see what it's going to look like once you have it fully assembled and in place on the back of your vehicle. Let's start off by getting a few measurements. Our closest distance will be our first measurement.



Detail K2 20x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Detail K2 cargo carrier. This cargo carrier is going to be 20 inches wide, 60 inches long and with its sturdy steel construction, it's going to offer a 500-pound weight capacity. It's also going to have that nice expanded metal base for easy cleanability and a 2-inch folding shank that will allow you to tuck it up on the back of the vehicle when you don't have it in use. Again, with that 2-inch shank, you're only going to be able to attach that to your class 3 or 2-inch receiver and it's going to be attaching via a hitch pin and clip. Now, if you do not have that hitch pin and clip since this rack does not come with one, you can obtain one on our website, part number PC3. Let's go ahead and start off by getting a few measurements. Our closest distance will be up here first at about 6 1/2 inches before it meets up with the weld to the back end of the receiver, from the rack to the back side of the bumper is going to be able 11 3/4 inches.



Inno Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're going to be doing a test fix of the Inno Tire Hold 3, part number INH305-306. This is going to be your platform style 3 bike rack. You can see that we already have our bike up here on our platform, so you can see what's it going to look like once you have it fully assembled and in place on the back of your vehicle. Note that this bike does come with an 1 1/4" shank, as well as that 2" adapter, but you will only be able to carry up to two bikes on this, and then it's going to be per your Class 1 hitches weight specifications. Let's go ahead and start by getting a few measurements. Our closest measurement will our first one, and that's going to be from the front bracket here to the back side of the bumper, at about 3/4 of an inch. Overall distance that we've added to the back of the vehicle from the rear of the bumper to the backside of the rack at about 37", and our rear ground clearance at about 16 3/4". The nice thing about this rack and when you have it loaded with your bikes on it you will be able to put it in the tilt position, as you can see there.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Vertex Swing, part number TH9031XT. As you can see, we've already got our bike up here on our cradle arms, so you can see what it's going to look like once you have everything fully assembled and on the back of your vehicle. This bike rack only comes with a 2 inch shank, and that will fit your class 3, or 2 inch receivers. Let's go ahead and start off by getting a few measurements. Our first measurement will be our closest measurement from the back side of the bumper to the front side of the T handle located here at about 4 3/4 inches. Overall distance that we've added to the vehicle, from the rear of the bumper to the back of the cradle arms at about 35 inches. Our ground clearance from the bottom side of the shank and platform at about 10 1/2 inches. Let's move up front, and we'll talk about the swing option.



SportRack Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Sport Rack Ridge Swing. This will be your Hanging Style 4-Bike Rack with the Swing-Away Option, Part #SR2415. As you can see, we've already got our bike up here on our platform so you can see what it's going to look like once you have it fully assembled and on the back of the vehicle. It is going to come with a 2" shank only, attaching to our 2" receiver via an anti-rattle pull 00:05:26. Let's start off by getting a few measurements. Our closest distance will be our first measurement. From the front side of the handle here to the back side of the bumper at about 3 and 3/4". Overall distance that we've added to the vehicle from the rear of the bumper to the back side of the cradle arms is going to be about 32".



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fitting of the Thule Vertex. This is going to be your hanging style 4 bike rack part # TH9029XT. As you can see, we've already got our bike up here on our cradle arm so you can see what it's going to look like once you have it fully assembled and in place on the back of your vehicle. This bike rack is going to come with your 1 1/4" as well as your 2" adapter for your shank, so you can use it with your class 1, 2 and 3 receivers. The thing you're going to need to keep in mind, though, is if you plan on using it with your class 1 receivers, which is that 1 1/4" diameter, that you're only going to be able to carry up to 2 bikes, and you're going to need to know the weight of those bikes, as well as the weight specifications on your class 1 receiver. Let's go ahead and start off by getting a few measurements. Our closest distance will be our first measurement from the brackets here on the front to the backside of the bumper, at about 2 1/4". Overall distance that we've added to the vehicle from the rear of the bumper to the rear of the cradle arms is going to be about 33 1/2", and our ground clearance on the backside underneath the shank, is going to be about 10 1/2". Now moving up top, we'll talk about the cradles and how our bike is secured to the rack.



SportRack Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the SportRack Ridge 5. This is going to be your hanging style five-bike rack, Part #SR2405. As you can see, we've already got one of our bikes up here in place on that front set of cradles. So, you can see what it's all going to look like once you have it fully assembled and in place on the back of your vehicle. Note that this rack does come with a two-inch shank for your two-inch receivers only. And it's also going to secure using a three-quarter inch anti-rattle bolt. We'll start off by getting a few measurements. The closest distance is going to be down here at the bottom to the backside of the bumper at about one inch. Overall distance from the backside of the bumper to the extent of the cradle arms here is going to be about thirty-six and a half inches. Now, let's go ahead and look at the bottom side for ground clearance.



Hollywood Racks Traveler Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're going to be doing a test fit of the Hollywood Racks Traveler 5 bike rack. That's going to be your hanging style 5 bike rack and as you can see, we've already go our bike up here in place. You can see what it's going to look like assembled and in place on the back of your vehicle. This going to be part number HR9200 and as you can see, it does come with a 2 inch shank attaching to our 2 inch receiver via an anti-ratable. Let's go ahead and start off by getting a few measurements. Our closest distance will be first. From the back side of the receiver to the front side of the bracket at about 8 inches.



Hollywood Racks Traveler Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're gonna be doing a test rack of the Hollywood racks traveler hanging style four bike rack. Part number HR8500. As you can see, we've already got our bike up here in place so you can see what it's going to look like once we have it fully assembled and on the back of out vehicle. This bike rack does come with a 2 inch shank . as you can see down here. Actually, it's going to be an inch and a quarter shank with a 2 inch adapter over the top to attach to our 2 inch receiver. Now if you do plan on using this with your class one or two receivers since that inch and a quarter will be compatible.



Curt 24x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Curt Cargo Carrier. It's going to be 24 inches wide, 60 inches long, has a nice expanded metal base and sturdy steel construction offering a 500-pound weight capacity. It's going to be part number C18153. Notice here that it's also going to have that nice folding shank so when you don't have it in use, you can tuck it up against the back of the vehicle. With that 2-inch shank, it's only going to connect to your 2-inch receiver. Now, it's going to connect to that 2-inch receiver using a hitch pin and clip. Now, if you do not have a hitch pin and clip already and you'd like to obtain one, you can get it on our website, part number PC3.



WeatherTech Front Floor Mats Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today with a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we're going to do a test fit of part number WT444211 from WeatherTech. This is our floor liners for the front row. Starting on the driver side we're going to start off to test it by removing the original floor mats. Then we'll install the new WeatherTech floor liners. Right off the bat we can see that it matches up to the factory attachment point on the floor. It also goes up to the edge of the seat. It also covers up the foot rest, goes up behind the pedals as well, and matches the contour of the floor below the pedals. Now we go to the passenger side and put it into place.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20621Order #TC0791121664 Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we'll be test fitting The Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, Part Number PW1038. We'll be test fitting these tire chains on tire size 235/60R16. To begin our test fit we'll lay the tire chains flat out on the ground to undo any kinks or tangles. We just want to ensure that the tire chain will fit correctly around the tire. We'll then drape the tire chains over the tire making sure that the hooks are facing outward so that we don't cause any damage to the tire. Once the tire chain is centered onto the tire we can move to the inside of the tire where we'll connect the male and female end of the tire chain. We'll then move to the outside of the tire where we will again connect the male and female end of the tire chain. The manufacturer does recommend a cable tensioner Part Number PW99 that well use in a pertagular 00:53 shape with the hooks facing out to add some extra security to our tire chain. That completes an assess fit of the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, Part Number PW1038 on tire size 235/60R16 on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. .



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Speaker: Today on this 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, were going to install part number C56150 from Curt. First step is go ahead and open the back hatch because we have to remove the taillight. To remove our taillight, there are two bolts that we have to remove. Well use a 10mm socket to do that. Now, well go ahead and work our taillight loose. Sometimes, you can pull back on the top and bottom and work it out.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom Front Floor Liners Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on this 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we're going to install part number L1DG00211509. This is the 3D Kagu Custom Molded Floor Liners with MAXpider grip. Not much to install, really, but the main thing is to make sure you get rid of any existing floor mats and get down to the factory carpet. Then we'll take our new floor liner, and go ahead and lay it into place. You want to make sure that the factory attachment lines up with the hole in the floor liner. It just pops into place. With it in place you can see how it meets up to the edge of the console, and it has a raised edge.



Glacier Square-Link Snow Tire Chains Review - 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we'll be test fitting the Glacier square link snow tire chains, part number PWPLC1142, on tire size 235/60/R16. Now this vehicle is front wheel drive, so we will be installing the tire chains on the front set of tires. To begin our test fit, we'll lay the chains flat out on the ground to undo any kinks or tangles. This will ensure that the tire chains fit correctly around the tire. We'll then drape the tire chains over the tire, making sure that they are centered. We'll make sure that the hooks of the tire chain are facing out, so that we don't cause any damage to the outer wall of our tire.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on this 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan were going to install part number 118534 from Tow Ready. This is their T1 wiring harness. To start off our install were going ahead an opening up the back hatch. Well go ahead and remove the drivers side taillight; two bolts we have to remove, and then we can go ahead and pop it away from the body. Next, well have to disconnect the electrical. Theres a small red lock that we have to push to unlock it and then theres a small tab located towards the inside of the light that we can push down and release the wire harness from it.



Cruiser Slim Rim License Plate Frame Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on this 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, were going to install part number CR21350. This is a license plate frame. Were going to start off our install with the original frame removed from the vehicle, so we can start fresh. Well go ahead and hold up our frame and make sure it mounts up to the holes and then well install our license plate. Then well go ahead and attach it to this vehicle using the original screws that came with the vehicle. Now you can see theres a nice thin edge that goes all the way around the license plate.



Thule CS10 Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we'll be test fitting the Thule Self-tensioning Snow Tire Chains for passenger vehicles, Part Number TH00204104. We'll be test fitting these tire chains on tire size 235/60R16. Now, this vehicle is front-wheel drive, so we'll be installing the tire chains on the front set of the tires. To begin our test fit, we'll have the chains flat out on the ground to undo any kinks or tangles. This will ensure that the tire chain fits correctly around the tire. Now, starting with the yellow end of the tire chain, we'll thread it to the back set of the tire and bring up the two ends of the tire chain and connect them together at the 12:00 position at the tire.



Thule CG9 Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we'll be test fitting the Thule Self-tensioning Low Profile Snow Tire Chains for passenger vehicles, Part Number TH00023104. We'll be test fitting these tire chains on tire size 235/60R16. Now, this vehicle is front-wheel drive, so we'll be installing the tire chains on the front set of the tires. To begin our test fit, we'll have the chains flat out on the ground to undo any kinks or tangles. This will ensure that the tire chain fits correctly around the tire. Now, starting with the yellow end of the tire chain from the rear to the front of the vehicle, we'll slide the tire chain back behind the tire.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, well be test fitting the Glazier Cable Snow Tire Chains for light trucks, part number PW2016C. Well be test fitting these tire chains on tire size 235/60R16. Now this vehicle is front wheel drive, so well be installing the tire chains on the front set of tires. To begin our test fit, well lay the chains flat on the ground to undo any kinks or tangles. This will ensure that the tire chain will fit correctly around the tire. Well then drape the tire chains over the tire making sure that the hooks are facing out, so we dont cause any damage to our tire. Also notice the yellow indicator tag indicating which side of the vehicle the tire chain should be on.



Husky Liners WeatherBeater Front Floor Liners Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on this 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, were going to do a test fit of part number HL18091 from Husky Liners. This is there front floor liners. Now Ill be working with the black color today. First thing we want to do on our test fit is to go ahead and remove the existing floor mats and then well install the new liners. Starting on the driver side, well go ahead and lay it into place. You can see how the liner matches the contour of the floor, it goes up behind the pedals and it also covers the foot rest.



Husky Rear Floor Liner Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we'll be test fitting the Husky Liner in the second row part number HL19081 black in color. First we'll go ahead and remove the old manufacturer floor mats. Now we're ready to install the Husky Liner Floor Liner. The Husky Liners are custom molded to precisely fit the vehicle and stay in place. The shape, channels and moldings all work to keep dirt and debris contained in the liner and off of the carpeting. On the back of the liner there are little nubs that keep the liner in place when your feet are on the floor mat.



Surco Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan well be test fitting the Surco 24x60 Cargo Carrier for 2-inch hitches, part number 52018. To mount the carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. Well line up the pin holes and secure the carrier with a standard 5/8-inch pin and clip. Next well go over a handful of clearance measurements so you can get an idea of how the carrier will fit behind the vehicle. Weve got about 1 inch of clearance between the closest part of the carrier and the closest part of our caravan. Weve added about 26-1/2 inches of length to the rear of our vehicle.



Curt Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan well be test fitting the Curt 24-inch by 60-inch Folding Cargo Carrier for 2-inch hitches, part number C18132. Now there isnt enough rear bumper clearance for us to use this carrier in the folded up position, so were just going to have to lay it out flat and use it like a fixed cargo carrier. To mount our carrier to the vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up the pin holes and secure the carrier with a standard 5/8-inch pin and clip. Next well go over some clearance measurements so you can get an idea of how the carrier fits behind the vehicle. Weve got about 17 inches of ground clearance at the rear of the carrier.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan well be test fitting the Curt 20x 48 cargo carrier part number C18145. Now our Caravan has a 2-inch hitch on it so well be using the adapter installed on our carrier. To mount the carrier, well insert the shank into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up our pinholes and then thread in our anti-rattle bolt, finally tightening it down with a wrench. Next well go over a handful of clearance measurements so you can get an idea of how the carriers going to fit behind the Grand Caravan. Weve got about 11 inches of ground clearance at the rear of the carrier.



Yakima StickUp 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we'll be test fitting the Yakima StickUp 2 Bike Hitch Mounted Folding Bike Rack for both 1-1/4-inch and 2-inch hitches, part number Y02420. To begin our test fit, we'll make sure that our included adapter is attached to the bike rack shank. We'll now slide the bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole and install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. That will secure our bike rack to the vehicle. We'll now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 10 inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 2-1/2 inches.



Yakima Holdup Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we'll be test fitting part number Y02433. This is the Yakima HoldUp 2 Hitch Mounted Folding Bike Rack with wheel mount cradles for 2-inches hitches. Now to begin our test fit, we'll simply slide the bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole and install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. This will secure our bike rack to the vehicle. Now, we'll go ahead and unfold the bike rack platform and open our hatch. And as you can see, we can gain full access to our rear hatch, opening the door completely.



Yakima SwingDaddy 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we will be test fitting the Yakima Swingdaddy 4 bike, hitch mounted swing away bike rack, part number Y02422. Now, to begin our test fit, we will simply slide the bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole and install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. With our bolt tight, our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. We will now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 10-inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 2-1/2 inches. We will now go ahead and pull the switch at the top of the bike rack mast to bring out the dual arms where we can undo the straps, exposing our cradles.



Thule Raceway Trunk Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we will be test fitting the Thule Raceway 2 bike carrier part number TH9001. Now, with our fit dial set to 11 as indicated in the instructions, we are now ready to place our bike rack up against the rear hatch. You will want to make sure that it rests on the bumper. We can then take our top 2 straps and hook them at the hinging point for our cargo door. We will take the lower straps and hook them on the bottom side of our cargo door. You may need to open the door to get the straps on the lower side.



Thule MOAB Roof Top Cargo Basket Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we will be test fitting the Thule Moab rooftop cargo carrier, part number TH690. Now, our vehicle is equipped with the Thule Aeroblade roof rack system and our crossbar spread is set to 27-1/2 inches so we are ready to go ahead and fit it to the vehicle. We will simply place the cargo carrier on top of our cross bars, we will then center it with the vehicle. With it centered, we will use the included hardware to run underneath the crossbars and clamp it down. And that will secure our cargo carrier to the vehicle. We can then install the hardware covers, which will mean that our carrier is ready to load up.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we will test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Pro, folding and tilting 4 bike carrier for both 1-1/4 and 2 inch hitches. A quick note on this bike rack, when using with a class one 1-1/4 inch hitch you are limited to 2 bikes. Now, to begin our test fit, we have already installed our included adapter for the 2-inch hitch so we will go ahead and slide the shank of the bike rack into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole and install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt and with that, our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. At this point, we can go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 9-1/2 inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 5 inches. Now we will go ahead and pull the pin at the bottom of the bike rack mast to tilt the mast down.



Thule Gateway 2 Bike Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we will be test fitting the Thule Gateway 2 bike carrier, part number TH9006. This is a trunk mounted bike rack. To begin our test fit, we have already preset our bike rack so we are ready to fit it to the vehicle. We will set the bike rack up against the rear hatch, making sure that it is resting on the rear bumper. We can then take the 2 top straps and hook them to the hinge part of our rear hatch. We will move down to the lower and side mounted strap where we will put the lower strap on the lower side of our hatch and the side strap just underneath the rear window of our rear hatch.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we will be test fitting the Thule Double Track platform style platform carrier for both 1-1/4 and 2 inch hitches, part number TH990XT. Now, with the included adapter already on our bike rack, we are ready to go ahead and fit it to the vehicle. We will simply slide the bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole and then install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolts. With the anti-rattle bolt tight, our bike is secured to the vehicle. We can give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 9-1/2 inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 1-1/2 inches.



Swagman Titan Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2011 Toyota Camry we are going to do a test fit of part number S63410 from Swagman. This is a Titan 4 bike rack. As a few things to note about this bike rack, that it will work with 1-1/4 inch receiver hitches, both class 1 and class 2. However, if you are using it with a class 1 hitch, you are limited to carrying just 2 bikes. Now, this will also work with a 2-inch receiver hitch with provided spacer. We will begin our test fit by installing the bike rack into the hitch.



Softride Dura Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we will be test fitting the Soft Ride Dura parallelogram tilting 4 bike carrier for both 1-1/4 and 2 inch hitches, part number SR26247. Now, to begin our test fit, we will simply slide the bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole and install the include anti-rattle bolt. With the bolt tight, we will install our lock, which will secure the parallelogram to our vehicle. We will now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 10 inches and from the closest point on the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 1/4 inch. We can now pull the pin on the side of the bike rack to allow the Dura parallelogram to tilt down.



Pro Series Q-Slot Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today, on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we will be test fitting the Pro Series Q Slot platform style 2 bike carrier, part number PS63134. Now, this bike rack will work both on 1-1/4 and 2 inch hitches. With our vehicle equipped with a 2 inch hitch we have already installed our included adapter so we are ready to fit it to the vehicle. We will slide the bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole and install our hitch pin. With that done, our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. Now, we will go ahead and give you a few measurements.



Surco Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we'll be test fitting the 24x60 folding cargo carrier for two inch hitches by Surco. Part number 52018F. Now to begin our test fit, we'll simply slide the cargo carrier shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole and install our hitch pin. With our hitch pin installed, our cargo carrier is secured to the vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a few measurements. Now the ground clearance at the bottom of the cargo carrier is eight and a half inches.



Curt Folding Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we'll be test fitting the Curt 20x60 folding aluminum cargo carrier, part number C18100. Now to begin our test fit, we'll simply slide the cargo carrier shank into the hitch, line up our hitch pin hole and install our hitch pin, and that'll secure our cargo carrier to the vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a few measurements. Now our ground clearance at the bottom of the cargo carrier is seven and a half inches. And from the closest point of the cargo carrier in the stored position to the back of the vehicle is two and a half inches. We'll now pull the pin on our cargo carrier to fold our platform down.



UWS Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we'll be test fitting part #UWS03511, the 23x51 aluminum cargo carrier for two inch hitches. That will begin our install we'll simply slide the cargo carrier shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole and install our hitch pin. This will secure our cargo carrier to the vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a few measurements. Now our cargo carrier closest point to the back of the vehicle is an inch and a half and it'll add an additional 24 and a half inches of overall length to the vehicle. The ground clearance at the cargo carrier is nine inches and the exhaust on this vehicle exits the passenger rear.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, well be test fitting part number TH9025, the Thule Apex 4 Bike Carrier. Now to begin our test fit, well simply slide the bike rack shank into the hitch, line up our hitch pinhole and using our integrated locking hitch pin, well let it slide into place. With it in place, well simply give it a slight tug and tighten down our anti-rattle knob here at the base of the rack. With our knob tight, our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. Now well go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 10 inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 4 inches.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Caravan, we'll going to do a test fit of the Thule Vertex 4 Bike Carrier part number TH9029. Our vehicle is already equipped with our 2" hitch so we can go ahead and take our preassembled bike rack with a 2" bushing on our bike shank and slide it directly into the receiver tube with the hitch.And we'll install our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down. As you can see with our anti-rattle bolt tighten down, it really takes out any movement between the bike rack and the vehicle. This is what our bike rack will look like when its stored position.Now we go ahead and use the hitch switch at the base of the rack to tilt the bike rack away from the vehicle and check for rear cargo access. As you can see with our bike rack tilted away from the vehicle, we have plenty of rear cargo access. Now, go ahead and use the hitch switch at the top of the bike rack to extend the carrying arms.



Thule Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we'll be fitting the Thule Traverse Roof Rack System using part numbers TH480, THLB58 and THKIT1043. With our roof rack preassembled to the directions found within the fit kit, we're ready to go ahead and fit it to the vehicle.We'll begin by setting the front crossbar on top of the roof, we will take a measurement from the top of the windshield back on the roof 27-1/2". This will be the location of the leading edge of our front crossbar feet.With our front crossbar in the correct location, we'll go ahead and open the doors as the roof rack system does clamp to the door openings. After making sure that our clamps will clamp on to the door opening, we can go ahead and tighten them down using the included torque tool within each foot and with our front load bar secured, we're now ready to move on to the rear load bar.Again, we'll set on top of the roof this time our measurement will be from the center of the front crossbar to the center of the rear crossbar. This will make our crossbar spread 27-1/2" which is the ideal location as seated by Thule. With our rear crossbar located in the correct position, we can go ahead and torque it down using the same procedure as we did with our front load bar.



SportRack EZ Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Caravan, were going to test fit this Sport Rack 2 Bike Carrier part number A30901. With the vehicle equipped with the 2 hitch and our bike rack are already preassembled well go ahead and slide the bike rack shank directly into the receiver tube with the hitch and install our anti-rattle bolt. With our bike rack installed and the anti-rattle bolt tighten down, you can see it really takes out any movement between the bike rack and the vehicle.This is what our bike rack will look like when in its stored position. Now lets go ahead and put the platform down on the bike rack. With our platform down well go ahead take couple of measurements, from the nearest point on the platform on our bike rack to the closest point of the bumper of the vehicle is 16. From the rear of the bike rack to the ground we have 15 of ground clearance.



SportRack Escape 3 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Caravan we're going to test fit the SportRack Escape 3 Bike Carrier, part number A30403. Our vehicle is equipped with a two-inch hitch, and with our bike rack already preassembled and the two-inch bushing installed on the bike rack shank we can go ahead and slide it directly into the receiver tube of the hitch. And then we'll install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt and safety clip. As you can see with our anti-rattle bolt tightened down it really takes out any movement between the bike rack and the hitch. Now let's go ahead and folds the arms down on the bike rack so we can see what it looks like in its stored position. Now we can go ahead and take a couple of measurements.



RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan we'll be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number RKY1014. Now, our vehicle is equipped with the Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack System and our bike rack is preassembled so we are ready to go ahead and fit it to the vehicle. We'll start by setting the head of the bike rack on the front crossbar. We'll bring the rubber coated steel straps around and underneath the crossbar and secure it back to the head of the bike rack. We can then move the rear mounting point over the rear crossbar. We'll bring the rear clamp underneath and tighten it down with the wing nuts.





Rhode Gear Highway Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan, well be test fitting the Road Gear Highway 2 Bike Carrier part number RG8015220. This bike rack is capable of using in 1- or 2 hitches and with our vehicle equipped with a 2 hitch we'll use the included adaptor to fit it to the vehicle. Well simply slide the bike rack shank into the hitch. Well line up to hitch pin hole and insert our anti-rattle bolt. With our anti-rattle bolt in we can tighten it down with a wrench and that will secure our bike rack to the vehicle. With our bike rack secured to the vehicle well go ahead and give you a few measurements from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 4- and our ground clearance is 9-.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on this 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, we are going to be installing Hidden Hitch part number 90169. Here are a couple measurements that will assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. To the center of the pin hitch hole to the outermost point of the bumper is 6-3/4. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 12-3/4, now lets go ahead with the installation. Before we install our hitch we are going to want to lower the exhaust to give ourselves some more working room on the passengers side. To lower the exhaust, I am just going to remove the exhaust hanger bolts.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on this 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan, were going to install Draw Tite Hitch part number 36455. Here are a couple of measurements that will assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the pin hitch hole to the outer most point of the bumper is 6-3/4, from the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 12-3/4. Now lets go ahead with the installation, before we even install our hitch we are going to want to lower the exhaust to give ourselves some more working room on the passengers side. To lower the exhaust Im just going to remove the exhaust hanger bolts. We will do the forward hanger just behind the muffler on the tail pipe.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on this 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan were going to install part number 13364 from Curt. Alright this is what the hitch looks like when it is installed on the vehicle. Next we are going to give you some measurements that will help you out in selecting accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the pin hitch hole to the outer side of the bumper is 5-1/2 inches, and from the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is going to be 10-1/2 inches. Now I will go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. Okay the first thing you need to do is go ahead and loosen the exhaust.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today were working on our 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. Were going to install hidden hitch part number 87451. Here are a couple of measurements that will assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the pin hitch hole to the outer most point of the bumper is 6-1/4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 12-1/2 inches. Now lets go ahead with the installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on this 2012 Dodge Caravan we are going to install Draw Tite hitch part number 75579. Here are a couple of measurements that will assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the pin hitch hole to the outer most bumper is 6-1/4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 12-1/2 inches. Now lets go ahead with the installation. Before we even want to install our hitch, we are going to lower the exhaust to give ourselves some more working room on the passengers side.





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