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WeatherTech Front Floor Mats Review - 2015 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2015 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Weathertech front floor mats. These will be gray in color, and you know your part number WT465221, if you'd like to get these in black, it would be part number WT445221, and if you'd like to get them in tan, it will be part number WT455221. Now we've removed our factory floor mats, lets go ahead and install the contoured front floor mats. Now looking on the bottom here, you'll see that you have your tabs from your factory floor mats, and on the bottom side here, you're going to have that nice felt that sit over the top of them. First we'll go ahead and slide in the front, underneath of the pedals. You may have to bend it up a little bit, just to get it underneath there, and it also helps if you have these in a warm temperature before you install them, that way their easily contoured for your vehicle. We'll just press them into place until they rest nice and flush.



WeatherTech 2nd Row Rear Floor Mat Review - 2015 Chevrolet Malibu

Today, on our 2015 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to be doing a test fit of the WeatherTech second-row Floor Mat system. This part number is going to be WT464572. It's going to be grey in color. If you're looking for black, it's going to be part number WT444572, and, if you're looking for tan, it's going to be part number WT454572. Now that we've removed our factory floor mats, let's go ahead and place in the second-row Floor Mat system. We've gone ahead and let our Floor Mats sit outside of the box in a warm temperature for a little bit just so it would become more pliable and easy to work with. We'll go ahead and tuck these down, front-end first, making sure that the front lip over the center hump is bent up a little bit, and tucking it down just like so.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2009 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, we'll be doing a test fit of a Hollywood Rack Sport Rider Platform Style 2-Bike Rack. That's part number HR1000. I've already got it loaded in to the Malibu there as you can see, just to give you a good idea of what it's going to look like. Now, this can be for either inch and a quarter or 2-inch hitches, class 1, 2, or 3. Let's go ahead and tighten it up down here with our included anti-rattle bolt. I'm going to put this through on the driver side here. The nice thing about this anti-rattle bolt, it's going to help reduce some of the play and the rattle within our hitch and our bike rack.



Rola 21x55 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2009 Chevrolet Malibu

Today, on our 2009 Chevrolet Malibu, we'll be doing a test fit of the Rola-Cargo carrier. That's part number 59507. Its dimensions are 21 by 55, it has a nice weight capacity of 300 pounds and it's for inch and a quarter hitches only. That's going to be class II only, that is. Let's go ahead and begin our test fit by sliding the shank into the receiver and line up our pinholes. Just going to work our way in.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Chevrolet Malibu - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to take a look at and show you how to install the draw type, custom fit class 2 trailer hitch receiver. This has an inch and a quarter opening, it's part number is 36479. Here is what your hitch is going to look like once you get it installed, real clean simple looking hitch. All of your main bracing and your main cross tubes and everything, they're kind of hidden up there behind the bumper, but you've got just your receiver tube that comes back here that's going to be a half inch pin hole, so all your half inch pin hole accessories will work with it. You've got nice large safety chain connection points here so really any type should click on and off of there very easily. Now as far as hauling goes, you're going to have a 300 pound ton weight rating and a 3500 gross trailer ton weight rating for the hitch.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Malibu - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2011 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to take a look at, then show you how to install, the Draw-Tite, Custom Fit, Class II Trailer Hitch Receiver. This is an inch and a quarter opening. Its part number is 36479. Here you can see what the hitch will look like once you get it installed. It's going to have just a small area that actually sticks out below the bumper cover, so it's a really nice, convenient, and compact look. You don't have something that's going to go all the way across your vehicle. It tucks up pretty close to that lower bumper cover, so we're not going to have a lot of excess of hitch that we've added on the bottom.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Malibu - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2011 Chevrolet Malibu we're going to take a look at, then show you how to install the Hidden Hitch custom fit class two trailer hitch receiver with the 1-1/4" opening. Part number is 90194. Here's you can see what the hitch will look like once you get it installed. It's going to have just a small area that actually sticks out below the bumper cover, so it's a really nice, convenient, and compact look. You don't have something that's going to go all the way across your vehicle. Tucks up pretty close to that lower bumper cover so we're not going to have a lot of excess of hitch that we've added on the bottom.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2011 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to take a look at and show you how to install the Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with the 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector. The part number is C56027. All right, here's what our wiring's going to look like before we start installing it. We've got a yellow, a brown, and a white side. This goes in behind our driver's side taillight, just one connection to make there, or one connection to separate, and this is going to plug in between. The green wire with the small ground, this is going to go behind our passenger side taillight.



SMI Stay-IN-Play DUO Braking System Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Malibu, we'll be reviewing and installing the SMI Stay-IN-Play DUO supplemental braking system for towed vehicles, part number SM99251. Now once we're hooked up to our tow vehicle, while someone is pressing on the brake pedal in our tow vehicle, we can go ahead and set the G force controller. To do that, we'll turn our G force controller on, rotate the knob to loosen it, and slide it up. We'll slide up just far enough to turn off the control unit to another 1/6 of an inch, and then turn the thumb wheel to lock it down. Now our G force controller unit is set. Now one of the really nice features of our SMI supplemental braking system is it's super simple to use once it's set up. Simply turn your switch on, mount your indicator light, and you're ready to head on down the road.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2010 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to review and install the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, part number PW1038. We'll be installing our tire chains on the tire size P225/50R18. Now we're going to start with our tire chain laid out. Here at the end of our chain we have our adjustable cable notches. This section is our cross chain and you can see we have our hardened steel rollers to provide that extra traction that's needed in those snowy or icy conditions. Where the cross chain meets the cables, you can see it has a hook section. We're going to make sure that that faces out away from the tire and the smooth section will face the tire so that we don't damage or dig into our tire.



Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit Installation - 2002 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2002 Chevrolet Malibu we're going to show you part number 194-3. This is the Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit with removable arms. All right now this is what the Base Plate looks like when it's installed on the vehicle. It does hang below the bottom edge of the bumper so you can't see it all the way, but at least you do not have to do any trimming or cutting on the grill or the bumper cover. As angle on 00:26 body, that goes to the receiver right here and it uses four existing bolts already in the vehicle and plus one additional hole that's already existing in the vehicle so there's actually no drilling required. The Base Plate and the removable arm are both powder coasted for protection. How do they connect together is with 5/8 hitch pin and clip. When we want to remove them, we'll go ahead and pull out the pin and clip like so.



Roadmaster FuseMaster Fuse Bypass Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2012 Chevy Malibu we'll be installing the Roadmaster Fusemaster Fuse Bypass. Part number RM76511. To begin our install we'll first need to locate the fuse panel on the inside. This will be on the passengers side of the front console. First we'll remove the access panel then we can locate the ignition sensor fuse. This will be on the bottom row. It's a 2-amp fuse.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2015 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2015 Chevrolet Malibu we're going to be installing the CURT t-connector vehicle wiring harness with a 4-pole flat trailer connector, part number C56176. Now to begin our installation we're going to first need to raise the rear hatch or the trunk lid. We'll need to remove the spare tire cover. We'll also need to remove the rear threshold. To do that, simply grab in here on the bottom part of the threshold, pull outward releasing the tabs. Once you have the bottom released you'll then need to work your way up and remove it from the top section as well.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Chevrolet Malibu - Curt

Today on our 2015 Chevrolet Malibu we're going to be installing the CURT trailer hitch receiver, part number C12115. Now we're going to first begin our installation here. We're over here on the driver side just above the muffler and the exhaust. We're going to need to remove this bolt right here. To remove that bolt we'll be using a 13mm socket. Next we're going to need to clean out the weld nut over here on this side.



SMI Air Force One Supplemental Braking System Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2012 Chevrolet Malibu and our Holiday Rambler Motorhome on a Roadmaster Chassis, were going to installing the SMI Air Force One Supplemental Braking System for Motor Homes with Air Brakes, part number SM99202. Now, were going to start here with the vehicle in the control box that goes underneath the hood of the vehicle. Now, theres not a lot of room underneath this hood. Were actually going to mount it right here to the battery and fuse box cover. Were going to go ahead and get it lined up when we want it. Theres a tab right here as well as on the front of the box here that you want to make sure that you leave excess because thats how you lift the cover off.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to be installing the Hidden Hitch trailer hitch receiver, part number 90237. Now here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 5". From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 11". Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. Now we're going to begin over here on the driver's side of the vehicle. We're going to need to remove this bolt right here, which is the inner bolt of the exhaust hangar.



Roadmaster Tow Bar Wiring Kit Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2012 Chevrolet Malibu we'll be installing the Roadmaster Universal Hy-Power Diode Wiring Kit, part number RM-154. To start our install we're going to take the longer of the two wires that come with the kit. We're going to go ahead and cut one of the ends off. Now, we'll go ahead and take the end that still has the 4-flat connector on it. We'll route it here through the grill where we'll zip tie it off so it stays secure while we route the rest of our wire. It's a good idea to loop or to bunch a little bit of excess wire up here at the front in case you need to ever change the front pigtail out. We're going to go ahead and add about two feet of wire just by bunching it, going back and forth, then we'll zip tie it off up here.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to be installing the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver. Part number 36543. Now here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 5 inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 11 inches. Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. We're going to begin over here on the driver's side of the vehicle. We're going to need to remove this bolt right here, which is the inner bolt of the exhaust hanger.



Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2012 Chevy Malibu, we'll be installing the Blue Ox base plate kit with removable arms, part number BX1679.Speaker 2: I'll go ahead and do a demonstration of installing the removable arms. We'll line up the arm with the base plate tube, slide it in, and turn until it locks into position. Take the removable arm out of the base plate or simply pull back on the locking ring releasing the pin. Rotate the removable arm, it will release from the base plate, then we can install the receiver cap plug to keep out the dust, dirt, and debris.To begin our install, we'll first need to remove the front fascia. To do this, we'll go ahead and raise the hood and remove the top cover between the fascia and front core support. Theyre 00:00:56 multiple bolts and push pin fasteners.



Yakima HighLite Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima HighLite. This is a folding and tilting two-bike rack. It's been designed for use an inch and a quarter or two inch hitches. Its part number is Y02438. To begin our test fit, we're going to slide the shank of the rack right into the receiver tube of our hitch. We're going to line up the pin hole in the rack with the hitch pin hole, slide in the attached pin until we hear it click into position. We'll then turn the black knob here at the rear.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to be test-fitting the Thule Hitching Post Pro. This is a folding and tilting 4-Bike Rack. It's been designed for use in 1 1/4" and 2" hitches. Its part number is TH934XTR. To begin the test fit, we're going to slide the shank of the rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll slide it in until our threaded hole lines up with our hitch pin hole, then use our anti-rattle bolt and thread that in.



Rhino Rack Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu we're going to be test fitting the Rhino Rack folding and tilting 4-bike rack. This has been designed for use with 1-1/4" or 2" hitches. Its part number is RBC044. To begin the test fit we need to slide the shank of the rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. We slide it far enough so the threaded hole lines up with our hitch pinhole. We'll then take our anti-rattle bolt and thread that in.



Curt 17x46 Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2014 Malibu, we're going to be test fitting the 17x46 Curt Cargo Carrier. They designed this for use in inch and a quarter hitches, it also has the two inch adapter if you want to go from one car to another with it. They offer up to a five hundred pound weight capacity with it. The part number is: C18145. To begin the test fit, you just slide the shank right into the receiver tube of our hitch. Now we want to slide it in far enough so that the threaded hole lines up with our hitch pin hole.



Hopkins Rear View Camera Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on this 2011 Chevy Malibu we're going to install part number HM60195VA. This is a Hopkins Rear View Camera with Back up Sensor. We're out in the parking lot. Let's go ahead and see how it works. We have it in reverse already. You see that it shows indicators for left and right side. We will slowly back up, you get close to it and you can see how one and is closer than the other.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System with the 53-inch Aero blades, using part numbers THARB53, TH480R and THKIT1684. With our roof rack assembled according to the manufacturers instructions we'll begin by opening our front doors and grabbing the front half of our rack. We'll place it onto the front half of our roof line then grab our tape measure. Per Thule's fit guide, we're going to measure 9 1/2 inches from the leading edge of the roof line to the leading edge of our foot pack. We'll do this measurement on both sides to be sure that we have our feet in line with each other. With both feet in the correct position, we'll now tighten from side to side, a little bit at a time, until we have this half of our rack secured to our vehicle. With the front secure, we'll close the front doors, open our rear doors and grab the rear half of our rack. We'll place it onto the rear part of our roof line.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 14 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu were going to be test fitting the Yakima RocketBox Pro 14, a rooftop cargo box with 14 cubic feet of storage space, part number Y07192.With our Rhino Rack 2500 series roof rack already installed on the Malibu well begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly onto our cross bars. As we do this well get our feet lined up so theyll go around our bars. Well now move our box back slightly so the lower half of our clamp will go around the underside of our cross bars. With all four of our feet going around our crossbars well open the passengers side of the box, reach inside and tighten the two red handles located closest to us. One of the great features of the RocketBox Pro 14 is its ability to open from both the passenger and driver side. With the passengers side secure well close it, make our way around to the drivers side and tighten the two handles located closest to us here.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 11 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu were going to be test fitting the Yakima RocketBox Pro 11, a rooftop cargo box with 11 cubic feet of storage space, part number Y07193.With our Rhino Rack 2500 series roof rack already installed on the Malibu well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box directly onto our cross bars. Well get our feet lined up so theyre sitting just in front of our cross bars, then slide the box rearward so the lower half of the clamps will go around the underside of our bars. Well then open the passengers side of the box, reach inside and tighten the two red T handles located closest to us. A great feature of the RocketBox Pro 11 it its ability to open from the passenger and the drivers side. Well now make our way around to the drivers side, open the box and tighten the two red T handles located closest to us here. With all four of our red T handles tight were ready to load it down with gear and hit the road.



Yakima HoldUp Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, we are going to be test fitting the Yakima Holdup, a tilting platform style two bike rack for inch and a quarter hitches part number Y02445. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch, thread in our anti rattle bolt, tighten it down with the wrench and we can then secure it with the provided lock. In this position we have about nine and three quarters of an inch worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of our vehicle is about four and three quarters of an inch away and overall we've added about eleven and a half inches to the length of the Malibu. As you can see we can access our trunk with the rack in the stored position. However for larger items or easier access we'll simply pull out on the red knob located on the left side at the base of the rack. This will allow us to tilt the platform away from our vehicle. In the platform position we have about sixteen inches worth of ground clearance here at the rear of the rack. The closest point of the rack from our vehicle is now about six inches away and overall we've added about thirty inches to the length of the car. We are now ready to load our bike. We'll begin by extending the front wheel hook all the way up and out and also extending our front wheel cradle.



Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu we're going to be test fitting the Yakima FrontLoader, a wheel-mount roof bike rack, with part number Y02103. With our Rhino-Rack 2500 series roof rack already on the Malibu, we'll begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto the cross bars. At the front we'll bring the clamp around the bar. We should have two tabs on the front side of our load bar and one tab on the rear. We'll then tighten the black T-handle to secure it to our rack. With our front secure we can move to the rear. Here we're going to loosen the black T-handle, remove the T-bolt from the slot in the lower portion of our clamp, bring our clamp around our bar, reinsert the T-bolt into the lower portion of our clamp, and tighten down the black T-handle until it's secure. With the rack secure to our vehicle it's now time to load our bike. We'll begin by undoing our rear wheel strap and extending our front wheel cradle all the way out.



Yakima ForkLift Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Today on our 2014 Chevrolet Malibu we're going to be test fitting the Yakima ForkLift, a fork mount roof bike rack with part number Y02098. With our Rhino Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack already installed on the Malibu, we'll begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our crossbars. Here at the front we're going to remove the skewer, slide back the black plastic cover, and loosen the t-handle located here. We'll then remove the t-bolt from the lower half of the clamp, bring the clamp around our load bar, reinsert the t-bolt, and tighten down the black t-handle until the front of the rack is secured to our bars. We'll then slide forward the black cover and replace our skewer. With our front secure we'll move to the rear and again we're going to loosen the black t-bolt, remove the t-bolt from the lower half of the clamp, bring the clamp around our bar, reinsert the t-bolt in the appropriate slot, and tighten it with the black t-handle. With our rack secured to our vehicle it's now time to load our bike. We'll first undo our rear wheel strap and make sure that our front skewer is loose and open.











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