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Thule Roof Rack Review - 2007 Acura MDX

Today on our 2007 Accra NDX, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Tuley Arrow Blade Refrac system like the one up here on top of the vehicle that we've already installed. We're going to go through on how to install the back one, and a few measurements along the way. These are going to be part number THARb60 for your arrow blade, TH480R for your pedestals, and for your fit kit for the vehicle specific, it's going to be THKIT1549. We'll also be using the included tool, which is your accutight tensioner and Allan key, and a piece of tape rule. We'll go ahead and flip it over, and I'll show you what we got going on here. This is what it will look like, once it's installed onto our bar. With your clip here, that's going to clip underneath your windowsill, your rubber mat which is part of that kit, as well, that's going to sit down on top of the pane to protect it.



Thule Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2007 Acura MDX

Today on our 2007 Acura MDX we're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Canyon Rooftop Mounted Cargo Basket. It's going to be 49" long by 40" wide with a 6" depth and 150 pound weight capacity. We do have it mounted onto our Thule AeroBlades today. We also have three of the feet installed. We'll show you how this last one goes on and what it looks like. We'll go ahead and slide under our U bolt, and make sure the threads are out as much as you can. Press the washers up to the bottom side of the wing nut.



Pro Series Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2007 Acura MDX

Today on our 2007 Acura MDX, we're going to be doing a test on the pro-series big sky rooftop mounting cargo basket. It's going be 43" long, 35" wide, and have 125 pound weight capacity. Part # PS63156. First thing we're going to do today, is go ahead and show you how to assemble the foot packs and put them on, being that we already have three on the vehicle. It is also mounted onto the arrow-blade style rack but can be compatible with even your round bars, your square bars, or any other type of factory roof system that you may have. It might be compatible with it. Just check the fit guide. When we go through this, you'll have your piece that goes on top of your bar system.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2007 Acura MDX

Today on our 2007 Acura MDX, we're going to be installing the Curt T-connector vehicle wiring harness. This has the 4-pole flat trailer connector on it. The part number is C56038. Now, here's the wiring harness as it's going to come in our kit. We're going to have the plug. This is going to go right into our factory plug. There's an in-line fuse holder there.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Acura MDX - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2007 Acura MDX, we're gonna be installing the hidden hitch custom fit class three trailer hit. This offers a 2" opening. It's part number is 87474.Here is what your hitch is going to look like once you get it installed on the vehicle. As you can see, not a whole lot hanging down below our factory rear bumper here. You'll have that round tube design so it's pretty sleek. Kind of tapers in, nice and narrow, 2" opening.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Acura MDX - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2007 Acura MDX, we're going to be installing and taking a look at the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver. This is a custom fit, class III hitch that's going to offer a 2" opening. Part number is 75614. Here's what your hitch is going to look like once you get it installed on the vehicle. As you can see, not a whole lot hanging down below our factory rear bumper. You'll have that round tube design, so it's pretty sleek, kind of tapers in, nice and narrow, 2" opening.



Thule Circuit Roof Bike Rack Installation - 2009 Acura MDX

Today on our 009 Acura MDX, we'll be test fitting the Thule circuit Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number TH526. With the factory roof rack on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's cross bars. Keep in mind that you will need to remove the skewer before operating the cam action lever. I'll lift up the cam action lever and position the L bracket around the underside of the bar. Because of the thickness of the bar, it's kind of thin, I'm going to put the setting on the smallest setting of the L bracket. I'll insert the T bolt into the slide of the L bracket. Before I clamp down the cam action lever, I'm going to move to the rear, remove one of the wing nuts so that I can position the rubber coated black plate around the underside of the rear bar. I'll enter the bolt through the hole in the plate and reinstall the wing nut and then tighten everything down.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2014 Acura MDX

Today on this 2014 Acura MDX, we're going to install part number PW2029C. This is a Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains. The one thing to know about our install is that we're working with a tire size of 245 by 55 by 19. We'll go ahead and lay out our snow chain and make sure it's sitting correctly before we install it. First you want to make sure that this side with the hook, that this edge here is facing toward the ground and you want the all round surface facing your tire. Now this is going to be on the inside edge of your tire. On the outside edge of your tire will be this lever here that puts tension on the chain.



Husky Liners WeatherBeater Custom Cargo Liner Review - 2014 Acura MDX

Today, on our 2014 Acura MDX, we're going to install part number HL24481. This is a Husky Liners Weatherbeater Custom Cargo Liner in black. All right, we'll go ahead and put our liner into place. We are doing this with the third row of seats already folded down. First go out and just lay our new liner into place. You see, it has cutouts built in for your seatbelts.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2014 Acura MDX

Today on this 2014 Acura MDX, we're going to install part number 118628 from Tow Ready. This is a T-One vehicle wiring harness with a four-pole flat trailer connector. All right. The wiring harness we're going to install inside the vehicle. We'll go underneath the floor covering here and then this cover we have to pull up and out of the way, and this is our spare tire area and off to the left hand side here, we'll install our wiring harness. Using a flat screwdriver, we'll go ahead and pop open this lid. This is the socket where our wiring harness will plug into. We're going to take our plug here for our wiring harness and we're going to route it on the inside plastic and over here. Make sure we keep our white inaudible 00:01:00 ring terminal pulled to the outside because we'll ground that using a factory ground in a few moments. OK.



Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains Installation - 2014 Acura MDX

Today on this 2014 Acura MDX, we're going to review and install part number TC2324. This is a Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains with a Diamond Pattern. This is what our snow chain looks like once it's installed on our vehicle. This is how it looks. It's pretty simple. You have three connection points. There is actually one in the back that you can't see right now, one here, and one here at the tensioner. This tensioner here grabs the chain, goes up through here, and this rubber strap creates tension on the chain to keep a constant tension on the snow chain. The chain that actually makes contact with the ice and snow is a square link.



K Source Universal Clip-On Towing Mirror Installation - 2014 Acura MDX

All right today, on our 2014 Acura MDX. We're going to install part number KS3891. They is the K Source Universal Towing Mirror that clips on to the factory mirror vehicle. For framer reference, we backed up 2 trailer, and you can see how they see much more trailer in our towing mirror, than we do with the factory mirror. All right, our mirror surface is actually a bit of a conduct mirror, it allows you to see more behind your vehicle. The rest of it has a black plastic housing, that won't rust or corrode, and with this part number you get one mirror. If you like another mirror for other side, definitely you want to order 2 same part number. OK, now before we install it.



Husky Liners WeatherBeater 2nd Row Auto Floor Liners Review - 2014 Acura MDX

Today on this 2014 Acura MDX, we're going to install part number HL19401. This is Husky liners weather-beater custom auto floor liner.for the second row. Now there's really not much to our install. The only thing you want to make sure of is you get down to the factory carpet and so our new floor liner is designed to work directly with it. All right, let's go ahead and take a new liner, put it into place. All right, now we've got our liner in place, which is pretty simple. You can see how it matches the contour of the floor. Starting by the second row of seats, you can see it has a raised edge that goes up all the way over towards the threshold and it covers at the crack between the plastic threshold and carpet. It goes up and also reaches in between the rails of the front seat. OK, now the factory attachment for an OEM floor mat, and there is a recess built in for that. All right, now you can see if you look at the bottom, you can see all these points. These are called nibs. This grabs the carpet and keep it from moving around.



Thule Paceline Roof Bike Rack Installation - 2009 Acura MDX

Today on our 2009 Acura MDX, well be test fitting the Thule Paceline Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number TH527. Now our Acura has a factory roof rack, so well begin our test fit by simply placing the bike rack up onto the vehicles crossbars. We need to lift it up, both cam action levers at the front of the rack, so that we can position the L-bracket on the underside of the front bar. Now there are three settings here where you can set the L-bracket to fit the thickness of your crossbar. I set it to about the second notch. Once we tighten that down a little bit, well then close down both cam action levers and move to the back of the bike rack. Ill loosen up two of the wing nuts so that I can position the bracket around the underside of the rear bar.



Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Acura MDX

Today on our 2009 Accura MDX we'll be test-fitting the Yakima FrontLoader Roof-Mounted Bike Rack, part number Y02103. Our vehicle does have a factory roof rack, so we'll begin our test-fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's crossbars. Starting at the front, we'll need to loosen up the large black T handles so that we can position the brackets on the front and back side of the front bar. With that in place, I'll move to the rear. We'll loosen up the black wing nut and remove the silver T bolt from the slot in the bracket so I can position the bracket around the rear bar. With the bracket in place, I can reinsert the silver T bolt into the slot of the bracket and tighten down the black wing nut to secure it. I'll move back up to the front and tighten down the black wing nut to secure the front part of the bike rack to the front crossbar.



Yakima ForkLift Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2009 Acura MDX

Today on our 2009 Acura MDX we'll be test fitting the Yakima Fork Lift Roof Mounted Bike Rack part number Y02098. With a factory roof rack on our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's cross bars. Starting at the front we'll first need to remove the skewer, slide back the black cover and then loosen up the black wing nut. This allows us to remove the silver T bolt from the bottom bracket and position it around the front cross bar. Now there are three settings in which you can set the front bracket to fit the thickness of the front cross bar. I found it is best to set it to the second slot. With the bracket around the front bar we'll insert the silver T bolt into the hole of the bracket and tighten down the black wing nut. With this done I'll move to the back of the bike rack, loosen up this black wing nut and position the silver T bolt through the end of bracket and bring the bracket around the rear bar.



Thule Sprint Roof Bike Racks Review - 2009 Acura MDX

Today on our 2009 Acura MDX we'll be test fitting the Thule Sprint Roof Mounted Bike Rack part number TH528. With a factory roof rack on our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's cross bars. We'll start here at the front and bring the rubber-coated steel strap around the underside of the front bar and hook it into the connection point. We'll then turn the speed link lever which will tighten down the strap around the front bar. We'll repeat the same process for the rear. Once everything is all tightened down and secured we're ready to load up our bike. We'll loosen up the AcuTight knob at the front to extend the skewer outward and then we'll undo the cam buckle strap at the back. We'll pick up our bike and place it onto the rack, sliding the forks down onto the skewer.



Rhino Rack MountainTrail Roof Bike Racks Review - 2009 Acura MDX

Today on our 2009 Acura MDX we'll be test fitting the Rhino-Rack Mountain Trail and Rooftop Bike Rack, part number RBC035. With a factory roof rack on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's crossbars. We'll first need to remove the black plastic cover and use the included Allen wrench to loosen up the silver bolt so that we can bring the rubber coated steel straps around the underside of the front bar. We'll hook them into the connection points, and then tighten the silver bolt just a little bit. We'll move to the back of the bike rack, remove one of the wing nuts, position the bracket around the underside of the rear bar, insert the silver bolt through the hole in the bracket, and reinstall the wing nut. Once that's tight, we'll move back up to the front and finish tightening down the silver bolt. Now that everything's tightened down and secured, we're ready to load up our bike.



Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Racks Review - 2009 Acura MDX

Today on our 2009 Acura MDX we'll be test fitting the Kuat Trio roof mounted bike rack in black and chrome, part number TR02. With the factory roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's crossbars. Starting at the front, we'll need to take the rubber coated U bolts that are on the under side of the front bar out to the pre-drilled holes at the head of the bike rack. We'll then take our cylinder nuts to thread down onto the U bolts. We'll keep those loose so that we can make adjustments at the rear. We'll move to the rear of the bike rack, remove one of the wing nuts from the black bolts so that we can position the rubber coated black plate around the underside of the rear bar. We'll insert the bolt into the hole of the black plate and re-install our wing nut. Once those are tight, we'll move back up to the front and use the included tightening tool to tighten down the cylinder nuts. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, we're ready to load up a bike. With the skewer loosened up, we'll move to the rear and undo the cam buckle strap. Now, depending on what side you install the rack on, you may need to swap out the strap so that it can work for the other side.



Swagman Upright Roof Bike Racks Review - 2009 Acura MDX

Today on our 2009 Acura MDX we'll be test fitting the Swagman Upright roof-mounted bike rack, part number S64720. With a factory roof rack on our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's crossbars. We'll pull out our hardware and start at the front, and take the silver u-bolts to go around the underside of the front bar, up through the pre-drilled holes at the head of the bike rick. We'll then take our black wing nuts to thread down onto the silver u-bolts. We'll then move to the back of the bike rack and this time we'll take the silver bolt to go down through the pre-drilled holes of the bike rack. We'll take the black plate and insert the silver u-bolt into the holes of the black plate, and then install our wing nuts.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2011 Acura MDX

Today, on our 2011 Acura MBX we'll be installing the Curt T-connector vehicle wiring harness with 4-pole flat trailer connector, part number C56038. We'll go ahead and begin here at the rear of the vehicle. We'll raise the rear hatch up. We need to remove this little access door right here on the driver side. Right there is the location that we'll be plugging our wiring harness into. Next, we're going to go ahead and lift this cover here off in the rear cargo area. We'll then go ahead and pull up our rear threshold piece and set that aside as well. Next, we're going to go ahead and attach our 2-sided tape here to the back side of our converter box. Next. We're going to go ahead and take our plug here and go ahead and set the door off here and make things a little easier.











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