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Saris Freedom Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we are going to be test fitting the Saris Freedom Two Bike platform style rack for 1 1/4 and 2 inch hitches part number SA4412B. To begin our test fit we are going to insert the shank of the rack into our hitch. This does slide it helps to keep a hand on the adapter. Once you have that inserted, you go ahead and line up your hitch pin holes, you can then insert the included anti rattle hitch bolt. We'll go ahead and tighten this down by hand then finishing tightening it with our wrench. By tightening this down it helps to take any extra movement out of the shank of our rack.



Saris Bike Porter Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we are going to be test fitting the Saris Bike Porter Four Bike hanging style rack for 1 1/4 and 2 inch hitches part number SA404B. We'll begin our test fit by inserting the shank into the receiver hitch on our vehicle. You want to watch for the pin holes to line up. Once those are in line, you can insert the included anti rattle hitch bolt. We'll go ahead and get that hand tight and then you can tighten it down the rest of the way with your wrench. Tightening this down helps to take any extra play out of the shank of the rack.



Saris Freedom SuperClamp Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today, on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to test fit the Saris Freedom Super Clam 2-bike, platform style rack for 1 1/4 and 2-inch hitch, part number SA4025. We'll begin our test fit by inserting the shank of the rack into the hitch of our vehicle. Once you have it inserted, you want to watch for the pinholes to line up. With your pinholes in line, you go ahead and take the included anti-rattle hitch lock and thread it through the hole. It is a longer bolt so it's got plenty of thread links. We'll then secure it with a wrench.



Saris Freedom Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Saris Freedom 4 bike platform-style rack for two-inch hitches, part number SA4414B. We'll begin our test fit by inserting the shank of our rack into our vehicle. With that inserted, you'll want to watch for the pinholes to line up. You may have to wiggle it around a little to get it in line. You'll then thread in your anti-rattle hitch bolt. You'll go ahead and get it hand tight, and tighten it down the rest of the way with your wrench.



Saris Axis Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2013 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Saris Access 3-bike rack for inch and a quarter and two inch hitches. Part number SA843B. To begin our test fit we're going to start by inserting the shank of our rack into the hitch of our vehicle. You'll want to watch for the pin holes to line up and then you'll insert the included anti-rattle hitch bolt. Once that's hand tight you can go ahead and take your ratchet and finish the job. With that on tight you can go ahead and push your lock on to the other side. Now that we've got our bike rack on we'll go ahead and get a few measurements. The closest point of the rack to the furthest point of the vehicle is going to be right about eight and a half inches.



Saris Axis Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, were going to test-fit the Saris Axis 2-Bike Rack for 1 1/4 and two-inch hitches, part number SA832B. To begin our test-fit, we'll insert the shank of the rack into the hitch of our vehicle. This does come with the two-inch adapter sleeve. You will want to keep a hand on it as you line up the pinholes. Once you've lined the pinhole up, you go ahead and take the included threaded anti-rattle hitch bolt, and thread that into place. Once you've got that hand tight, you can take your wrench and secure it the rest of the way. This helps to remove any wiggle that we have in the shank of our rack.



Kuat NV Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4 Runner, we are going to be test fitting the Kuat NV platform style 2 bike rack for 2 inch hitches, part number N101. To begin our test fit we are going to insert the shank of our rack into our receiver hitch on our vehicle. With that inserted we want to watch for the pin holes to line up. Once we have our pin holes in line, we'll go ahead and insert our locking hitch pin and snap the lock onto the other side. We'll then tighten down the anti rattle device located here at the end of the shank. This helps to take any kind of play out of the shank of the rack.



Kuat Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner we're going to be test fitting the Kuat Beta 2-bike carrier. Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner we're going to be test fitting the Kuat Beta 2-bike rack, part number B202-2. To begin our test fit we'll go ahead and insert the shank of our rack into the hitch on our vehicle. With that done, we'll want to watch for the pin holes to line up. You'll then take the included hitch pin lock and insert it through the hitch pin hole, snapping the lock onto the other side. With our lock in place we can go ahead and tighten down our anti-rattle device. It's good to give it a little wiggle to make sure you have it all the way in place. With the rack in this position our clearance from the furthest part of the vehicle is about 7 inches.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2, 2-Bike Carrier. Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2, 2-Bike Platform Rack for 1 1/4 and 2 inch hitches, part number HR1000. To begin our test fit, we're going to start by inserting the shank of the rack into the hitch on our vehicle. Once you have that inserted, you'll want to watch for the pin holes to line up. With your pin holes in line, you'll go ahead and take the included anti-rattle hitch bolt and thread it into place. These have quite a bit of thread length on them so it does take a second. Once you have it hand tight, you can go ahead and tighten it the rest of the way with your wrench.



Saris Thelma Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota Forerunner we're going to be test fitting the Saris Thelma 3 bike platform style rack for 1 1/4"and 2" hitches, part number SA4239B. We'll begin our test fit by inserting the shank of the rack into our hitch. Once that's inserted you'll want to watch for the hitch pin hole to line up. You'll then take the included threaded anti-rattle hitch pin and thread that into place. Once you've gotten this hand-tight you can go ahead and finish the job with your wrench. What this does is it helps to take any play out of the shank to reduce any movement there. We'll then secure our clip on the other side of the pin. With our rack in this position we'll get a few measurements.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4-Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood Rack Sport Rider Se2 two bike platform style carrier, part number Hr1450. To begin our test fit, we'll go ahead and get the shank of the rack started into our receiver hitch. I will point out, before we insert it all the way, there is an anti-rattle device that comes on this. As you can see here, it can rotate out of position, so you want to make sure that this is the loop space and the right way your pin can reach through it. Well go ahead and slide the rack in the rest of the way. Take the locking hitch pin that's included and slide it through, making sure to line up our bar inside. Pop the lock on and we'll take and tighten this down, which will help serve as an anti-rattle device.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Thule Apex 4-Bike Carrier, part number th9025. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch, and allowing the integrated hitch pin to fall into place. Well then turn the black knob to engage the anti-rattle device. Now with our Thule Apex secured to our 4runner well go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 17 inches of ground clearance at the rear. With the cradle arms folded down weve added about 15 inches to the overall length of our vehicle.



Yakima HighLite 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today, on our 2007 Toyota 4Runner, well be test-fitting the Yakama-Highlite Aluminum two-bike carrier, part number Y02438. Well begin our test-fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Align the pin holes up and insert the pin with the red knobs against the pinhole and well then turn the black knob at the back of the shank to engage the anti-rub device. Now that our Highlite is secured to our 4Runner, well go over some clearance measurements. We have about 19 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack and the closest part of the closest of the vehicle is about 8 inches away.



Yakima DoubleDown Ace Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Yakima Doubledown Ace 4-Bike Carrier, part number y02451. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Well insert the pin with the red knob into the pin holes and turn the black knob to engage the anti-rattle device securing the bike rack to the vehicle. With this done well now go ahead and go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 19 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 9 inches away.



Yakima DoubleDown Ace 2 Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4 Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Yakima Doubledown Ace 2-Bike Carrier, part number y02450. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Well insert the pin with the red knob into the pin holes and secure the bike rack to the vehicle by turning the black knob at the back of the shank. Now with the bike rack secured to our vehicle, well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 19 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 9 inches away.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Thule Vertex 4-Bike Carrier, part number th9029. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Well install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt and our Thule Vertex is secured to our 4runner. Well now go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 16 1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 6 inches away.



Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Thule Helium Aero hitch mounted 2-Bike Carrier, part number th9042. Well begin our test fit, by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch and allowing the integrated hitch pin to fall into place. We can then turn the black knob to engage the anti-rattle device. With the bike rack secured to our 4runner well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 21 inches of ground clearance at the rear. With the cradle arms folded down we have about 21 1/2 inches added to the overall length of the vehicle.



Thule Apex 4 Swing Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Thule Apex Swing 4-Bike Carrier, part number th9027. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch and allowing the integrated hitch pin to fall into place. We can then turn the black knob at the base of the carrier to engage the anti-rattle device. Now with the Apex Swing secured to our 4runner well go over some measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance at the rear. With the cradle arms folded down weve added about 15 inches to the overall length of our 4runner.



Kuat Beta Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Kuat Beta hitch mounted aluminum 2-bike carrier, part number b202-2. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Well line up the pin holes, and insert the key and secure it with the lock on the other side. We can then turn the black knob to engage the anti-rattle device. Well now go ahead and go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 13 inches of ground clearance at the rear.



Thule Apex 4 Swing Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, well be test fitting the Thule Apex Swing 4 Bike Carrier, part number TH9027. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, well line up the pinholes and insert and the spring loader pin into the pinhole. Well then turn the black knob located at the base of the carrier to engage our anti-rattle device. Now well go ahead and go over some clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle will fit together. There is about 17 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the vehicle to the closest part of the carrier is about 3 inches.





Toyota 4Runner Roof Bike Racks Videos

Thule Circuit Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner we'll be test fitting the Thule Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number th526. We'll begin our test fit by placing the carrier onto the vehicle's load bars. At the rear of the carrier we can loosen up the wing nuts to bring the rear bracket around the underside of the rear load bar and thread our wing nuts back onto the bolts making sure not to tighten them too tight so we can position the front of the carrier onto the front load bar.Now at the front of the carrier we can open up the cam action lever to bring the bracket around the underside of the front load bar. After adjusting the bracket to fit the thickness of the load bar we can then slide the T-bolt into the cutouts of the bracket. We can then turn the T-bolt finger tight and clamp down the cam action lever securing the front of the carrier to the front load bar.We'll then insert our skewer making sure it is loose for when we load up our bike. We'll then move to the rear bracket where now we will tighten down the wing nuts to secure the rear part of the carrier to the rear load bar.



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Rocky Mount tie rod stretch roof mounted bike carrier, part #RKY1011. Well begin our test fit by placing the carrier onto the vehicles load bars. Well go ahead and start with the rear bracket. Well loosen up one of the allen bolts to bring the rear bracket around the underside of the rear load bar. Well insert the allen bolt through the hole in the bottom of the bracket and tighten it down with the allen wrench. Well now move to the head of the carrier where well remove the black plastic cover. Well slide the carrier back to bring the rubber coated steel straps around the underside of the front load bar. Well then use the included allen key to tighten down the silver bolt to bring the straps up around tightly against the front load bar.



Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Yakima front loader roof mounted bike carrier, part #Y02103. To begin our test fit well place the carrier onto the vehicles cross bars. Well slide the head of the carrier onto the front cross bar and bring the back bracket around the rear cross bar. Up at the head of the carrier turn the black T-handle to pinch the clamps together, securing the head of the carrier to the front cross bar. Well then move to the rear of the carrier where we will tighten the black wing nut to secure the rear part of the carrier to the rear cross bar. Now with the front loader secured to our 4runner were ready to load up our bike. Well fold out the front part of the wheel hook and undo the tray strap. Well place the bike onto the carrier and roll it forward bringing the back part of the wheel hook up behind the front tire.



Yakima ForkLift Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Yakima Forklift Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number y02098. Well begin our test fit by placing the carrier onto the vehicles crossbars. Well bring the back bracket around the rear crossbar and insert the t-bolt into the opening of the bracket. Well then loosen up the black wing nut at the head of the carrier to bring the bracket around the front crossbar. Well reinsert our silver tbolt and tighten down the black wing nut to secure the head of the carrier to the front crossbar. Well then remove our skewer to slide up the black security cover, and then replace our skewer making sure it is kind of loose to prepare us to load our bike.



Whispbar Roof Mount Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Whispbar Rooftop Bike Carrier, part number wb-200. Well begin our test fit by placing the carrier onto the vehicles crossbars. With the latches undone, well slide the t-bolts into the rubber tracking of our roof rack. Well then adjust the rear as well to fit the rear crossbar. Now our vehicle is equipped with a Whispbar Roof Rack so we wont be needing the round bar adapter. Once the t-bolts are in the rubber channel, we can then clamp down the silver levers which will turn the t-bolts inside of the rubber channel and secure the bike rack to the vehicle.



Thule Domestique Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we'll be test fitting the Thule Domestique Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number TH513. We'll begin our test fit by placing the carrier onto the vehicle's load bars. Using the Allen key, we'll loosen up the Allen bolts for the rear bracket to bring the rear bracket on the underside of the rear load bar. We'll then need to remove the skewer up at the front to expose the two front Allen bolts. We'll then loosen up the Allen bolts to bring the front bracket around the underside of the front load bar. Once both brackets are in position, we can then again use the Allen key to tighten on the Allen bolts to bring the brackets up around tightly against the load bars.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we'll be test fitting the Swagman Fork Down Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number S64710. We'll begin our test fit by placing the carrier onto the vehicle's load bars. We'll take the silver bracket and slide it down through the carrier on top of the rear load bar. Now moving up to the front, we'll take the two silver brackets and go underneath the front load bar and into the carrier. We'll then thread on the black wing nuts down on top of the bracket to secure the front of the carrier to the front load bar. We'll then move to the rear of the carrier where we will slide the black plate onto the bracket and use the included wing nuts to tighten it down.



RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we'll be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Roof Mounted Bike Carrier in black, part number RKY1012. We'll begin our test fit by placing the carrier onto the vehicle's load bars. We'll loosen up the wing nuts for the rear bracket to bring the rear bracket on the other side of the rear load bar. We'll tighten the wing nuts loosely and move to the front of the carrier where we'll remove the black plastic cover. We'll slide the carrier back to bring the rubber coated steel straps around the other side of the front load bar. We'll hook the straps back into the top of the bracket and use the included Allen key to turn the silver bolt to bring the straps around tightly against the front load bar.



RockyMounts PitchFork Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we'll be test fitting the RockyMounts PitchFork Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number RKY0438. We'll begin our test fit by placing the carrier onto the vehicle's load bars. We'll pop off the black plastic cover at the head of the carrier and remove our skewer, exposing the two Allen bolts. We'll loosen up the Allen bolts to bring the gold bracket around the underside of the front load bar. We'll then use the Allen key to tighten down the Allen bolts. We'll then move to the back of the carrier.





Toyota 4Runner Trunk Bike Racks Videos

Thule Gateway Trunk Mount Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, well be test fitting the Thule Gateway Trunk Mounted 2 Bike Carrier, part number th9006xt. Now before we begin our test fit, we will first need to refer to the Thules fit guide or included instructions to determine what number our fit dial should be at. After setting our fit dial, well set the carrier onto the vehicle. Well put the top straps to the top part of the trunk above the spoiler, the side straps to the side part of the trunk, you may need to open up the vehicles cargo door to get the bottom hooks into position, and the bottom straps to the bottom part of the trunk. Well now tighten down the straps to secure the carrier to the vehicle. Now with the carrier secured to the vehicle, were ready to load our bike.



Thule Raceway Platform Trunk Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, well be test fitting the Thule Raceway Platform Style Trunk Mounted 2 Bike Carrier, part number th9003. To begin our test fit, we will first need to refer to the Thule Fit Guide or the included instructions to set our fit dial. Once weve set our fit dial, well place the carrier onto the vehicle. Well put the top straps to the top part of the cargo door above the spoiler, and the bottom straps to the bottom part of the cargo door. You may need to open up your cargo door to get the bottom straps into position. Well then turn the knobs on the left and right hand side of the carrier to tighten down the straps and secure it to the vehicle.



Thule Raceway Trunk Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, well be test fitting the Thule Raceway Trunk Mounted 2 Bike Carrier, part number th9001. Now to begin our test fit, we will first need to refer to the Thule fit guide or the included instructions to determine what number our fit dial should be at. After setting our fit dial, well place the carrier onto the vehicle. Well put the top hooks to the top part of the trunk above the spoiler, and the bottom hooks to the bottom part of the trunk. You may need to open up the cargo door to get the bottom hooks in place. Well then turn the knobs on the left and right hand side of the carrier to tighten down the straps to secure the carrier to the vehicle.



Thule Passage Trunk Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, well be test fitting the Thule Passage Trunk Mounted 2 Bike Carrier, part number th910xt. Now before we begin our test fit, we will first need to refer to the Thule Fit Guide, or the included instructions to determine what number our fit dial should be at. After setting our fit dial, well set the carrier onto the vehicle. Well put the top hooks to the top part of the cargo door above the spoiler, the bottom hooks to the bottom part of the trunk, and the side hooks to the side part of the trunk. You may need to open up the cargo door to position the bottom hooks in place. Once all the hooks are in place, well then tighten down the straps to secure the carrier to the vehicle.





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