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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2016 Acura MDX - Curt

Today on our 2015 Acura MDX we're going to review and install the CURT class three 2" receiver tube hitch, part number C13146. Now here's what our hitch is going to look like once it's installed. As you can see, the hitch is completely hidden behind the rear fascia. This is a completely steel, fully welded constructed hitch that's got a really nice black powder-coated finish to resist rust and corrosion. The only thing really exposed is our receiver tube. It's got our chain hold down on each side and a 5/8 pinhole that goes all the way through the receiver tube.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2016 Acura MDX - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2016 Acura MDX we're going to review and install the Draw-Tite Class III 2" Receiver Tube Hitch, part number 75806. Here's what our hitch is going to look like once it's installed and you can see we've got the nice, stylish round cross tube design. This is completely steel and fully welded construction with a really nice black powder coated finish so it blends in nicely with the under body of the vehicle. One of our really nice features is the bracket that's been pre-installed for attaching your trailer wiring. Then we have our receiver tube and on each side is our chain hold down, the 5/8 pin hole that goes all the way through, and a 1/2" pin hole that goes all the way through for the J-style anti-rattle bolt. Our receiver tube is 2" by 2" class III capable of up to 900 pounds of tongue weight and a 6,000 pound towing capacity.





Trailer Hitch Installation - 2016 Acura MDX - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2015 Acura MDX we're going to review and install the Hidden Hitch class three 2" receiver tube hitch, part number 87649. Here's what our hitch is going to look like once it's installed. As you can see, we've got the nice stylish round crosstube design. This is a completely steel and fully welded construction with a really nice black powder-coated finish so it blends in nicely with the underbody of the vehicle. One of our really nice features is the bracket that's been pre-installed for attaching your trailer wiring. Then we have our receiver tube, and on each side is our chain hold down, the 5/8 pinhole that goes all the way through, and a 1/2" pinhole that goes all the way through for the j-style anti-rattle bolt.



Yakima Roof Rack Review - 2016 Acura MDX

Today on our 2016 Acura MDX, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Yakima roof rack system. It's going to be part number Y00409, Y00124, and finally part number Y00731. As you can see, we've already got the first one up on the vehicle. That's going to be spaced off that front windshield 6" with an inside measurement from each Q Tower of 48". We'll explain how the second one goes together and the final measurements you need to make. The bar here is going to be your part number Y00409. You're going to have your Q Towers, which are going to be part number Y00124; and then finally, your fit kit for the vehicle specific, which is going to be part number Y00731. As you can see, we've already got one side on.



WeatherTech Front Floor Mats Review - 2016 Acura MDX

Today on our 2016 Acura MDX, we're going to review and install the WeatherTech custom-fit floor liner for the front row, part number WT445761, black in color. This application is also available in tan, part number WT455761. All right, to begin our instal, we need to remove the old or manufacturer's floor mat. We'll simply unlock it from the manufacturer's attachment points and pull it out of the way. Now, after we've removed the mat, it's pretty easy to see where there's a dirt buildup because there's no coverage. The dirt's fallen off the mat and getting onto our carpeting, eventually that's going to get ground in and cause it to soil. We also don't have any coverage here for the driver's footrest. Now let's go ahead and install the new WeatherTech liner.



Yakima FatCat Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2016 Acura MDX

Today on our 2016 Acura MDX we're going to be doing a test fit of the Yakima FatCat 6, which is going to be your 4 and/or 6 ski and snowboard carrier for the top of your vehicle. Again, that's going to be 6 skis or 4 snowboards, or a combination of the two. This is going to be part number Y03088. As you can see, we've already got the first one up on our Yakima round bars, so we're going to show you how to place the back on one and secure it, and then show you what the skis and snowboards look on the inside. First thing we're going to do is open up that door so we can have a little bit more room to work. Then we'll set it up on the center of our crossbar. Once you've done so, we'll move around to the backside here and you'll locate the red thumbscrew or turn knob here on the backside.



Whispbar Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2016 Acura MDX

Today on our 2016 Acura MDX we're going to be doing a test fit of the Whispbar ski and snow board carrier. This is going to be for your roof top mounting cargo rack as you can see here. It's going to be part number WB-300. This is going to fit your 6 skis and/or 4 snowboards or a combination of the 2. We're going to show you how it's placed on the bar, secured, and what it looks like with some skis and snowboards inside. First thing you're going to want to do, it'd be a good idea to maybe open up the doors so you can step up a little higher especially to get to the center one.



Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2016 Acura MDX

Today on our 2016 Acura MDX we're going to be doing a test fit of the Inno Fork Lock III rooftop-mounted bike rack. This is going to be part number INA391. As you can see, we've already got our bike up here on our bike rack on top of our aftermarket roof rack system so you can see what it's going to look like once you have it fully assembled and installed on your vehicle. Now this rack is going to fit your square bars, round bars, aero-type bars, even your factory roof racks. Moving to the backside here we'll talk about how the bike is strapped to the bike rack. You're going to have your rear wheel strap here. This strap is going to be really nice because it's going to give you the ability to place your mountain bikes and other large wheel bikes on here as well and still be able to strap it down.



Yakima RocketBox Pro Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Acura MDX

Today on our 2016 Acura MDX we're going to be doing a test fit of the Yakima RocketBox. This is going to be the Pro 11, 11 cubic feet of cargo space, and it's going to come in that nice gloss black finish. Is going to be part number Y07193. Now first things first, we'll go ahead and set it up on the vehicle so we can get the feet up and in their proper places. Now if your feet aren't adjustable like they are with this one, we'll first need to tilt it down. You can see that we're going to need to adjust those, so we'll turn the key to the unlocked position and open it up.



Yakima RocketBox Pro Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Acura MDX

Today on our 2016 Acura MDX we're going to be doing a test fit of the Yakima RocketBox Pro 14. This is going to have 14 cubic feet of cargo space and come in that nice gloss black finish. It's going to be part number Y07192. First thing we're going to do is set it up on top of our round bars. Now this will fit your square bars, aero bars, even your factory crossbars. First thing you want to do is make sure that you have it evenly distributed as far as your feet being placed.



Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Racks Review - 2016 Acura MDX

Today on our 2016 Acura MDX we're going to be doing a test fit of the Kuat Trio rooftop-mounted bike rack. As you can see, we've already got it in place so you can see what it's going to look like once you have it installed on your vehicle and with a bike in place as well. Now this going to be part number TR02. We'll go through how it's assembled and how it's all put together on your vehicle. First things first, let's move to the back and talk about the rear wheel strap. That rear wheel strap is going to be on the sliding piece here. It's going to sit in between your spokes, so make sure that you have your spokes spaced out evenly so it can go over the wheel without damaging them.



Thule Hyper XL Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Acura MDX

Today on our 2016 Acura MDX we're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Hyper XL. It's going to come in that nice two tone black and silver finish. Part number TH612. It's also going to have 17 cubic feet of cargo space on the inside of it so you can have a lot of cargo control inside your vehicle by placing all your items up top. Let's go ahead and put it on top of the vehicle and adjust it so we can mount it. Set it up atop your crossbars and adjust the feet all the way to the front.





Husky Cargo Floor Liner Review - 2007 Acura MDX

Today on our 2007 Acura MDX we'll be installing and taking look at the Husky Liners custom cargo liner in black, part number HL24371. Now the Husky Liner rear cargo liner has a very easy install, all you have to do is take it, sit it into place, and it fits perfectly in your Acura MDX. As you can see it matches the contour all the way up around here and it has the raised containment wall that's going to keep any debris, dirt, moisture, on your cargo mat and off your carpet. As you see it has a nice diamond plate finish here on the top of your cargo mat, that's going to keep your items from sliding around. This is a nice rubberized thermoplastic material and it creates channels that's going to move the debris, moisture, and dirt, down to the channels and your cargo is going to be sitting on the raised section. The thermoplastic material is also going to stand up against harsh chemicals such as gasoline or battery acid, anything that you may track into your vehicle. It does reach from one side of your vehicle to the other with the raised walls and from the threshold all the way up to your second row of seats so it will give you complete coverage here in the cargo area of your vehicle. As you can see here the edges are rolled up a little bit but just a couple of days out in the sun and it will all flatten out and give you a nice look here in the back of your cargo area.



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.











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