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#1Swagman XTC4 4-Bike Carrier for 2" Hitches - Platform Style

Swagman

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62 reviews

S64665

Retail:$400.00

Price:$351.00


Product Summary:

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Platform Rack
4 Bikes
Steel
Bike and Hitch Lock

Product Specs:

Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Class 3
Wheel and Frame Mount
Fold-Up Rack
Swagman

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Questions from Nissan Xterra owners about this product


  • Can the Swagman XTC4 # S64665 Bike Rack be Carried on a Front Mount Trailer Hitch
  • The Swagman XTC4 bike rack, part # S64665, should work on a front mounted hitch, but there would be a few deciding factors. First, the XTC4 does have a shipping weight of 66 pounds, so you would need to make sure that the weight of the bike rack, plus the weight of the bikes you will carry will not exceed the tongue weight rating of the front hitch. Second, you would need to make sure that your bikes will not interfere with your vision when driving. The XTC4 has a raised shank, so I wou
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#2Highland SportWing Aluminum Hitch-Mounted, 4-Bike Carrier - 2" Hitches

Highland

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22 reviews

1370400

Retail:$250.00

Price:$204.95


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
4 Bikes
Aluminum
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Class 3
Wheel Only Mount
Fixed Rack
Highland

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#3Pro Series Eclipse 4 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches - Tilting

Pro Series

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136 reviews

63124

Retail:$149.99

Price:$109.95


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
4 Bikes
Steel
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Class 3
Frame Mount - Standard
Tilt-Away Rack
Pro Series

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#4Thule Vertex 2 Bike Carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting

Thule

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57 reviews

TH9028

Price:$249.95


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
2 Bikes
Steel
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
Class 1 - 3 Compatible
Frame Mount - Anti-Sway
Tilt-Away Rack
Fold-Up Rack
Thule

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Questions from Nissan Xterra owners about this product


  • 2 Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2011 Nissan Xterra
  • For your 2011 Nissan Xterra with a 2 inch hitch you could get a Thule Vertex 2 Bike Carrier # TH9028 like you referenced. This is a quality rack that has anti-sway cradles, a locking anti-rattle device and a tilt feature to allow access to the rear cargo area. I attached a review video for you to check out. The most popular bike rack among 2011 Nissan Xterra owners that we sell is the Thule T2 Platform Rack # TH916XTR. This is a platform rack that allows the bikes to sit in a tray and an arm
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#5Kuat NV 2 Bike Carrier - 2" Hitches - Platform Style - Aluminum - Black and Chrome

KuatN105

Retail:$549.00

Price:$529.00


Product Summary:

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Platform Rack
2 Bikes
Aluminum
Bike and Hitch Lock

Product Specs:

Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Class 3
Wheel Only Mount
Tilt-Away Rack
Fold-Up Rack
Kuat

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#6Prorack 4 Bike Carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting

Prorack

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10 reviews

PR8062404

Retail:$99.00

Price:$94.95


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
4 Bikes
Steel
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Class 1 - 3 Compatible
Frame Mount - Standard
Tilt-Away Rack
Prorack

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#7Prorack 2 Bike Carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting

Prorack

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29 reviews

PR8062403

Price:$89.00


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
2 Bikes
Steel
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Class 1 - 3 Compatible
Frame Mount - Standard
Tilt-Away Rack
Prorack

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#8Thule Parkway 4 Bike Rack for 2" Hitches - Tilting

Thule

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52 reviews

TH956

Price:$219.95


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
4 Bikes
Steel
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Class 3
Frame Mount - Standard
Tilt-Away Rack
Thule

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#9Swagman XTC-2 - 2 Bike Platform Carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" Trailer Hitches

Swagman

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299 reviews

S64670

Retail:$234.00

Price:$210.60


Product Summary:

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Platform Rack
2 Bikes
Steel
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
Class 1 - 3 Compatible
Wheel and Frame Mount
Fixed Rack
Swagman

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Questions from Nissan Xterra owners about this product


  • Capacities and Dimensions of the Curt and Valley Dual Receiver, Multi-Purpose Drawbars
  • We have the Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount with 2 inch Receiver for Bike Racks and Cargo Carriers, # D210. This draw bar has a 12-1/2 inch length from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the ball hole. It measures 7-1/2 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the top receivers hitch pin hole. The ball mount portion has a 2-1/4 inch drop. The receiver has a 6 inch rise. The entire unit rated for 7500 pounds gross trailer weight and 750 pounds tongue weight, but t
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#10Swagman Trailhead 2 Bike Carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting

Swagman

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49 reviews

S63360

Retail:$160.00

Price:$144.00


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
2 Bikes
Steel
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
Class 1 - 3 Compatible
Frame Mount - Standard
Tilt-Away Rack
Fold-Up Rack
Swagman

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#11Thule Hitching Post Pro - Folding Tilting 4 Bike Rack w Anti-Sway - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches

Thule

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37 reviews

TH934XTR

Retail:$228.96

Price:$199.95


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
4 Bikes
Steel
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
Class 1 - 3 Compatible
Frame Mount - Anti-Sway
Tilt-Away Rack
Fold-Up Rack
Thule

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#12Thule Apex 4 Bike Carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting

Thule

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33 reviews

TH9025

Price:$399.95


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
4 Bikes
Steel
Bike and Hitch Lock

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
Class 1 - 3 Compatible
Frame Mount - Anti-Sway
Tilt-Away Rack
Fold-Up Rack
Thule

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#13Swagman XP Towing Rack - Folding 3 Bike Rack for 2" Trailer Hitches

Swagman

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22 reviews

S64955

Retail:$220.00

Price:$179.95


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
3 Bikes
Steel
Bike Lock

Product Specs:

Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Class 3
Frame Mount - Standard
Towing Rack
Swagman

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#14Swagman XC - 2 Bike Rack Platform Style for 1-1/4" and 2" Trailer Hitches

Swagman

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159 reviews

S64650

Retail:$180.00

Price:$160.95


Product Summary:

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Platform Rack
2 Bikes
Steel
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
Class 1 - 3 Compatible
Wheel and Frame Mount
Fold-Up Rack
Swagman

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#15Yakima FrontLoader Wheel Mount Bike Carrier - Roof Mount

Yakima

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9 reviews

Y02103

Price:$179.00


Product Summary:

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Wheel Mount
Disc Brake Compatible
Black
Bike Lock

Product Specs:

Round Bars
Square Bars
Factory Bars
1 Bike
Yakima

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#16Yakima KingJoe Pro 2 Bike Rack - Folding Arms - Trunk Mount

Yakima

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24 reviews

Y02624

Price:$165.00


Product Summary:

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Frame Mount - Anti-Sway
2 Bikes
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Dual Arm
Folding
Hanging Rack
Yakima

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#17Rola TX-103 3 Bike Carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting

Rola

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19 reviews

59403

Retail:$198.73

Price:$149.95


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
3 Bikes
Steel
Bike Lock

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
Class 2 - 3 Compatible
Frame Mount - Anti-Sway
Tilt-Away Rack
Fold-Up Rack
Rola

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#18Swagman Platform-Style 2 Bike Carrier for 2" Hitches or RV Bumpers

Swagman

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65 reviews

S64663

Retail:$220.00

Price:$198.00


Product Summary:

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Platform Rack
2 Bikes
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Class 3
Wheel and Frame Mount
Fold-Up Rack
Swagman

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#19Pro Series Q-Slot Platform-Style 2 Bike Carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting

Pro Series

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49 reviews

PS63134

Retail:$160.00

Price:$139.95


Product Summary:

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Platform Rack
2 Bikes
Steel
Locks Not Included

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
Class 1 - 3 Compatible
Wheel and Frame Mount
Fold-Up Rack
Pro Series

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#20Thule Helium Aero 2 Bike Rack - 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches - Tilting - Aluminum

Thule

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16 reviews

TH9042

Price:$349.95


Product Summary:

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Hanging Rack
2 Bikes
Aluminum
Bike and Hitch Lock

Product Specs:

Fits 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitch
Class 1
Class 2
Frame Mount - Anti-Sway
Tilt-Away Rack
Fold-Up Rack
Thule

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Nissan Xterra Hitch Bike Racks Videos

Yakima HighLite 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra we will be test fitting the Yakima Highlite Aluminum 2 bike rack for 1 and 2 hitches, part number Y02438. We will begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. We will line up the pin hole and install the attached pin. Here at the rear of the shank we will tighten the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now, we will go over some clearance measurements. We have about 16 of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our Xterra is about 7 .



Swagman XTC2 Wheel Mount Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, well be test fitting the Swagman XTC2 2-Bike Rack, part number S64670. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up the pin hole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt tightening it with a wrench. Now well go over a few clearance of measurements. We have about 20-1/4 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Xterra is about 8-1/2 inches.



Softride Dura Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test fitting the Softride Dura Parallelogram tilting 4 Bike Rack, part number SR26247. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. We'll line up the pin hole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening with a wrench. Then, we can install our lock. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our vehicle is right here at the top and is about 7 inches away. We've added about 36 inches to the overall length of our Xterra. We'll undo the cradle straps to expose our cradles, grab our bike, place it onto the frame cradles, and secure it by tightening each strap.



Yakima HoldUp 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test-fitting the Yakima HoldUp Platform-Style 2 Bike Rack, part number Y02443. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. We'll line up the pin hole, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening with a wrench, and installing the lock on the other side. Now, we'll go over some clearance measurements with the bike rack in this position. We have a ground clearance of about sixteen inches. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our Xterra is aboutseven inches.



Yakima DoubleDown Ace Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra we will be test fitting the Yakima DoubleDown Ace 4-bike rack, part number Y02451. We will begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. We will line up the pin hole and install the attached pin. Here at the rear of the shank we will tighten the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now, we will go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rake to the rear of our vehicle is about 8 inches.







Thule T2 Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test-fitting the Thule T2 Platform-Style 2 Bike Rack, part number TH916XTR. To begin our test-fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about sixteen inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our Xterra is about four inches. We've added about fifteen and a half inches to the overall length of our Xterra.





Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test fitting the Thule Helium Aero two bike rack, part number TH9042. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch and allow the attached pin to fall into place. We can then use the hand knob at the rear to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 20 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our vehicle is about six and a half inches. We've added about 20 inches to the overall length of our Xterra. We'll pull the lever at the base of the bike rack and allow it to tilt away from our vehicle. This hives us full access to our rear hatch.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test fitting the Thule Doubletrack Platform-Style 2-Bike Rack for 1 3/4 and 2 hitches, part number TH990XT. Well begin our test fit, by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up the pin hole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening with a wrench. Now, well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16 of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our Xterra is about 5.



Thule Apex 4 Swing Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, well be test fitting the Thule Apex Swing 4-Bike Rack, part number TH9027. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. Then we can allow the attached pin to fall into place. We use the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now well go over a few clearance of measurements. We have about 17 inches of ground clearance.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test fitting the Thule Apex four bike rack, part number TH9025. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. We'll line up the pin holes and allow the attached pin to fall into place. We can then use the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 17 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our vehicle is about six inches. We've added about 16 inches to the overall length of our Xterra. We'll pull the lever at the base of the mast to allow it to tilt away from our vehicle.





Pro Series Q-Slot 2 and 4 Bike Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, well be test fitting the Pro Series Q Slot platform-style two bike rack part number PS63138. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up the pin hole, thread in our anti-rattle bolt, and tighten with a wrench. Now well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 17 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our Xterra is about 11 inches, and weve added about 27 inches to the overall length of our Nissan.



Pro Series Eclipse 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test fitting the Pro Series Eclipse four bike rack, part number 63124. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. We'll line up the pin hole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt tightening it with a wrench. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16 and a half inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our vehicle is about eight inches. We've added about 32 inches to the overall length of our Xterra. We'll pull the pin at the carrier and allow our carrier to tilt away from our vehicle.





Prorack 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test-fitting the Prorack four bike rack, part number PR 8062404. We'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening with a wrench, and installing the clip on the other side. Now we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our Xterra is about 9 inches. We've added about 32 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. We'll pull the pin and clip at the base of the bike rack and allow it to tilt away from our Xterra. This gives us full access to our rear hatch.



Prorack Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test fitting the Prorack Platform-Style 2-Bike Rack, part number PR8062400. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening with a wrench. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 20-1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our Xterra is about 9-1/2 inches. We've added about 25 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. We'll pull the 3 pins at the base of the bike rack to allow the different parts to unfold.



Kuat Sherpa Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test-fitting the Kuat Sherpa Aluminum Platform-Style Hitch Mounted 2 Bike Rack, part number S102. To begin our test-fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install our pin and lock. We'll then use the hand-knob here at the rear of the shank to secure our bike rack to our vehicle, and engage our anti-rattle device. Now, we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about twenty inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our Xterra is about five inches.





Nissan Xterra Roof Bike Racks Videos

Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test fitting the Yakima FrontLoader Wheel-Mounted Bike Rack, part number Y02103. With the Yakima Round Bar Roof Rack System assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our FrontLoader directly onto our crossbars. Here at the front, we'll want to be sure that our front clamps go around our front bar. Once we have that set, we can then use the handle at the front to secure our front clamp around the front bar. With that tight, we'll move to the rear and bring our rear clamp around our rear bar. We'll drop the T bolt through the appropriate slot and then use the hand knob to secure it. We'll go ahead and open up our wheel mount, and we'll undo the rear-tire strap.



Yakima ForkLift Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test fitting the Yakima Forklift roof mounted bike rack, part number Y02098. With the Yakima Round Bar roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Forklift directly onto our load bars. Here at the front, we'll want to remove our skewer, slide away our slotted bracket so we gain access to our T bolt. We'll bring our clamp around our front bar, fit our T bolt through the appropriate slot, and tighten it down with a T handle. Once we have that in place, we can slide the slotted bracket up around the T handle and reinstall our skewer. At the rear, we'll bring the rear bracket around the rear bar, drop our T bolt through the slot, and tighten it down using the T handle. We'll go ahead and undo the rear wheel strap and make sure our skewer at the front is loose. We'll grab our bike and place it onto our bike rack.



Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, well be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number TH599XTR. With the Thule crossroad roof rack system on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the big mouth directly on to our load bars. Here at the front platform, well bring our bracket around our rear bar. We can then fit our T-bolt through the T-slot and use the wing nut on top of our platform to secure it around our bar. We can then repeat that process for the other side of the front platform. Here at the rear, well drop our bolts around our rear bar.



RockyMounts PitchFork Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Nissan Xterra

Today, on our 2012 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test fitting the RockMounts PitchFork roof mounted bike rack, part number RKY0438. With eh Thule Crossroad roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the PitchFork directly onto our load bars. Here at the front, we'll need to remove the black plastic cover and also remove the skewer so we gain access to our Allen bolts. We'll loosen those up with an Allen key and bring our clamp around our front bar. We'll reinsert the bolts and tighten the down with the Allen key. Once we have both of those tight, we can reinstall our skewer and then replace our black plastic cover. We'll go ahead and make sure the skewer is loose for when we're ready to load our bike. Here at the rear, we'll undo the wing nut so we can bring our rear clamp around our rear bar. We'll drop the bolt through the clamp and secure it on the other side by tightening down our wing nut. Now, we'll undo the rear wheel strap.



Thule Domestique Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2013 Nissan Xterra, we'll be test fitting the Thule Domestique fork-mounted bike carrier, part number TH513. Now to begin our test fit, we'll go ahead and place the carrier on top of our crossbars. We'll then make sure that the head of the bike rack is directly over the front crossbar. We'll take the clamp, put it underneath the crossbar, where we'll use the included Allen bolts and wrench to secure it in place. With our head secured, we'll go ahead and move to the rear mounting location where we'll use the Allen bolt and the Allen wrench to secure it to our rear crossbar. Now with the bike rack secured to our Xterra, we're ready to load our bike.



Thule Circuit Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2013 Nissan XTerra well be test fitting the Thule Circuit Roof-Mounted Bike Carrier part# th526. With our roof rack system already assembled onto our vehicle, well place our carrier directly on top of our load bars. Once we have our carrier in place, well lift up the nose lever at the front of the carrier and hand tighten the wing nut. Once we get the wing nut snug we can then close the nose lever to finish securing the front part of our carrier. At the rear, we just need to make sure that the clamp is around a load bar and then feed the bolt through the wing nut and tighten. Well now go ahead and reinstall our skewer. Well leave our skewer open and then well move to the rear and undo the rear wheel strap. Well grab our bike, place the rear wheel into the wheel cradle, and drop the front forks down into the skewer. Well secure the bike first by tightening our skewer and then well move to the rear and secure it by tightening the wheel strap.With that our bike is all loaded up and were ready to hit the road.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2013 Nissan XTerra well be test fitting the fork-style roof-mounted bike rack from Swagman part #s64710. With our roof-rack system already installed onto our vehicle, well place our bike carrier directly onto our crossbars. To secure the front part of our carrier well feed the U-bolts underneath our crossbar and up through the holes in the platform. Well secure the front part of our carrier by installing wing nuts on each U-bolt and tightening them down. Well move to the rear. Well feed the U-bolt through the top of the carrier making sure that it goes around the crossbar. Well install the wing nuts and tighten them down securing the rear part of our bike carrier. Now we need to make sure that the skewer is open and that the rear wheel strap is undone. Well grab our bike; place it onto the carrier dropping the front forks down onto the skewer.



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Nissan Xterra

Today on our 2013 Nissan Xterra we'll be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number rky1011. Now to begin our test fit we'll place the bike rack on top of our crossbars. We'll make sure that the head of the bike rack is over the front crossbar where we'll bring the rubber-coated steel straps underneath the crossbar and secure it back to the head of the bike rack.With that done we'll take the large Allen wrench that comes with the TieRod Stretch and tighten down the bolt here in the center. This will bring the rubber-coated steel straps tight securing the head of the bike rack to the front crossbar. We'll move back to the rear crossbar where we'll make sure that the rear mounting point is slid through the rear crossbar and tighten it down using the smaller Allen wrench that also comes with the TieRod.Now that we have all our bolts tight our bike rack is secured and we're ready to load our bike. We'll make sure that the front fork skewer is undone as well as the rear wheel strap out of the way.





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