Fifth Wheel Hitch
Front Mount Hitch
Base Plate for Tow Bar
Vehicle Tow Bar Brake System
Vehicle Tow Bar Wiring
Truck Bed Extender
Vehicle Cargo Control
Truck Bed Sliding Tray
Truck Bed Bike Rack
Cold Air Intake
Performance Chip Tuners
Throttle Body Spacer
Vehicle Sway Bars
Vehicle Snow Plows
Vehicle Engine Heaters
Off Road Lights
Nerf Bars - Running Boards
Side Window Vents
Truck Bed Mat
Truck Tailgate Lock
Truck Bed Rail Caps
Truck Bed Tailgate Lift
Vehicle Seat Covers
Windshield Wiper Blades
Stromberg Carlson Tailgate Installation - 2012 Ram 1500
Today, on our 2012 RAM 1500, we're going to be doing a test fit on the Stromberg Carlson 100 Series 5th Wheel Tailgate, part number BGD-10-100. The Stromberg Carlson louvered tailgate is the perfect addition for when you're towing a 5th-wheel or gooseneck trailer. You could see it has that convenient cutout design that's going to improve your visibility when towing and backing up to your trailer. It's also vented, so it's going to reduce drag, and it may improve your fuel economy. The spring loaded latches on each side make it easy to open. With it open, I'd like to point out that it has a hundred pound weight capacity.
Husky 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate with Locking Handle Installation - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 RAM 1500 we're going to be doing a test fit on the Husky Liners premium fifth wheel, louvered tailgate, part number HL15340. The Husky Liners louvered tailgate is the perfect addition when towing your fifth wheel or gooseneck trailer. It features that convenient cutout design so it's going to improve visibility when towing or backing up. It also has a vented design that's going to reduce drag and may improve your fuel economy. It has a factory style locking latch, so it's going to be easy to use. With it down, I'd like to point out that it has a 200 pound weight capacity. It's not designed to be a step, so just be careful.
Best 2012 Ram 1500 Vehicle Suspension Options
Today we're going to be taking a look at the best suspension enhancements for your 2012 RAM 1500. Starting out here we have our Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System, part number TDR1500DQ. Now moving down we have the Air Lift AirCell Custom Helper Springs Kit, part number AL52205. Here was have the Air Lift 1000 Helper Springs, part number AL60818. Finally we have the Air Lift 5000 Helper Springs Kit, part number AL57365. Now all these kits are meant to do about the same thing. They're meant to help you with your suspension when towing or hauling a heavy load, and keep that squat down in the back.
Hopkins Smart Hitch Backup Camera Installation - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 Dodge Ram, we'll be installing the Hopkins Smart Hitch Backup Camera and Hitch Aligner System. Part number HM50002. Okay. Right now, we have our camera set in the hitch align mode. We're going to back up to a trailer, and we can judge the distance to the coupler on the trailer based upon our grid lines on the screen. Green means we're too far away. Yellow means we're getting close.
K-Source Custom Towing Mirrors Installation - 2012 Ram 1500
Today in our 2012 Ram 1500 we're going to be taking a look at the K Source Snap and Zap Custom Towing Mirrors for the driver and passenger side. Part number is KS80710. Now we've come out and backed up to a trailer here just to give you an idea of the field of view difference that you can expect from your towing mirrors. You'll see back here at the back corner, it's about a 14-foot trailer, so we start to step out, we've got plenty of room there in that factory mirror until we get to about this location. That's where that custom mirror is going to take over. It's going to allow us to really see out here quite a bit further. As we're trying to turn in tighter quarters, camping sites, things like that, we won't have to stick our head out the window or really get turned around to see, be able to see it in that mirror and navigate safely. This is what our mirror's going to look like installed.
Air Lift WirelessONE Compressor System Installation - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 Ram 1500, we're going to take a look at and show you how to install the Air Lift WirelessONE Compressor System for Air Helper Springs, offering the hand held-remote control and a single-path compressor. The part number is AL25870. Now, to operate the compressor system, you're going to have the remote right here. It's going to be very convenient. It's the same size or smaller than what a typical garage door opener is. It's got a clip on it there if you'd like to hook it onto your visor or this can also very easily be tucked into the center console or something like that, so you'll always have it on hand. Now, to operate the compressor system, you simply have to turn your key into the on position. Just going to hold one of the buttons.
Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Ram 1500 - Draw-Tite
Today on our 2012 Ram 1500 we're going to be taking a look at Draw-Tite Front Mount Custom Fit Receiver Hitch with the 2" x 2" opening, part number 65062. Here's what our hitch looks like installed. This is going to give us a perfect solution for, snowplows are very, very common, putting those up on the front of the vehicle, but also spare tire carriers if you're going to do some off-roading. People like to do that, even cargo carriers and bike racks if you really need to maximize the capacity of your vehicle. Also these work out really, really well for winching. There are certain platforms designed for a winch come out right into a class 3 receiver hitch like we've got here with the 2" x 2" opening.
Air Lift LoadLifter Air Helper Springs Installation - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 Ram 1500, we're going to be installing the Airlift Loadlifter 5000 Ultimate Air Helper Spring with internal jounce bumpers. These work for the rear axle, and the part number is AL88365. Now here you can see our air bags installed. The great thing about the double convoluted design, you can see they've got the two separate portions there is that we don't have to worry about major expansion going side to side. That gives us plenty of room even in these tight spaces to get our air bags, our air helper springs installed. This is a custom fit application, so the the brackets are designed to fit mainly into the already existing holes in your vehicle. There are a couple you'll have to drill here at the top and take out your jounce bumper cap, but overall it's not a terrible install to do.
CIPA Towing Mirrors Installation - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 Ram 1500, we're going to be taking a loot at the CIPA Custom Slip On Towing Mirrors. These are for the driver and passenger's side. Part number is CM11400. Now if you just need the driver's side, that part number is CM11401. And the passenger's side is part number CM11402. We've come out to our trailer here to give you a rough idea of the field of view difference that you can expect. Clearly you can see me in that factory mirror out until about this point.
Best 2012 Ram 1500 Hitch Options
Today on our 2012 RAM 1500 we'll be looking at the best hitch options. We have four hitches here today, our most popular being the Curt Class 3, part number 13333. Next we have a Curt Class 4, part number 14374. Then we have a Curt Class 5, part number C15572. Finally we have a Draw-Tite Class 5, part number 41948. Here's our Curt Class 4, then we have a Curt Class 5, and then a Draw-Tite Class 5 here. As you can see all three of these hitches here have the same similar construction where they utilize existing holes already in the vehicle.
Detail K2 20x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 Ram 1500 we're going to be doing a test fit of the Detail K2. This is going to be your 20 by 60" cargo carrier. It's going to be a steel construction with a 500 pound weight capacity and a 2" shank for your 2" hitches and class three hitches. Going to be part number K2HCC602. Let's go ahead and place it into our 2" receiver that we have here today. Insert the shank into the receiver, slide it in, and line up your pinholes. Another thing with the pin in this carrier, it is sold separately, so if you'd like to obtain a pin you can get it on our website, part number PC3.
Swagman Pick Up Truck Bed Bike Racks Review - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 Ram 1500 we're going to be doing a test fit of the Swagman Pick-Up Truck Bed-Mounted Bike Rack. This is going to be for your fork style, inside the bed of your vehicle. It's going to be Part Number S64702. As you can see we do have the Ram box set up here today. We'll be having this rack here on the shortest set up. With it in all the way closed up as far as it will go, it won't quite go in.
Darby Extend A Truck Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 Ram 1500 we're going to be a doing a test fit of the Darby Extend-A-Truck. It's going to be part number DTA944. This will be for your 2 inch hitches, and Class 3 hitches only. Let's go ahead and place it into the 2 inch receiver that we have here today. Now, if you have a ladder rack, or a headache rack on your vehicle, and you'd like to place something longer in the bed of your truck, and keep the inside of your bed open, this would be a perfect opportunity to do so, whether that be lumber, or anything else. Let's go ahead and line up our pinholes, and place in our hitch pin and clip. Now with our hitch pin and clip inserted you will see that this is adjustable at the top to meet multiple different heights depending on your cab and your headache rack, or ladder rack height. Simply pull the pin, lift and lower it to meet up with the pin holes.
Carr Hoop II Custom Fit Side Steps Installation - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 Ram 1500 we're going to be installing the Carr Custom-Fit Side Steps. These are the Hoop II. The 7" studs may come as a pair. Part number is CARR105771. Here's what the step is going to look like once you get it installed on your vehicle. As you can see it complements the vehicle nicely, really nice smooth edge and an extremely grippy top section here so you're going to get really good traction when getting on and off. It's a nice light weight anodized aluminum, or a coated aluminum.
Thule Truck Bed Bike Racks Review - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 we're going to be doing a test fit on the Thule Gate Mate. This is going to be your Tailgate Pad for your bicycles, it'll be Part Number TH823. This is the 54 inch edition, there is also a 62, but we're going to be doing the 54 because this truck does have the Ram boxes. The built in toolboxes in the tailgate so this will be for more of the compact bed sizes. Also if you have a bigger one, you'll want the larger of the 2. As you can see this fits in there very nicely, both sides not even making contact.
Curt 24x60 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ram 1500
Today on our 2012 Ram 1500, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Curt Cargo Carrier 24x60 inch cargo carrier. It has a steel construction with a 500 pound weight capacity and a 2 inch shank for your 2 inch hitches and class 3 hitches only. Part number C18153. Let's go ahead and get it fitted into our receiver that we have here today. Insert your shank into your receiver and then we'll line up our pin holes. Do note with this rack that your hitch pin and clip are sold separately.