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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Traverse - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2011 Chevy Traverse, we'll be installing the draw tite hitch, part number 75528. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next we're going to give you a couple measurements, this will assist you with selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper, 7 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 18 inches. Now we'll go ahead with the installation. To begin an install, we'll first go ahead and remove the rear facure cover.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Traverse - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2011 Chevy Traverse, we'll be installing Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver two-hitch, part number 87435. This is what our hitch will look like once installed. Next I'm going to give you a couple of measurements. This will assist you with selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole, to the outermost edge of the bumper, seven inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is eighteen inches. Now I'll go ahead with the installation. To begin install, we'll first go ahead and remove the rear fascia cover. To remove it, we'll turn the tabs to release them, and then pull down on the fascia to remove it.



Kuat NV Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2012 Chevrolet Traverse well be test fitting the Kuat NV platform style aluminum two bike rack part #: N101. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Well line up the pinholes, insert our pin through our pinholes and secure it and lock it on the other side. We can then turn the black knob at the back of the shank to engage the anti-rattle device. Now with the Kuat NV secured to our Traverse well go ahead and go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance at the rear of the carrier with the platform folded up.



Hollywood Racks Traveler Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Chevrolet Traverse

Today, on our 2012 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Traveler 4 bike rack, part number HR8500. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. We'll line up the pinholes, enter our anti-rattle bolt into the pinholes and tighten it down with a wrench. With our Hollywood Racks Traveler secured to our Traverse, we'll go over a few clearance measurements to see how the 2 fit together. We have about 16 1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of our bike rack to the closest part of our Traverse is about 1/4 of an inch away. With the cradle arms folded down, we've added about 6 inches to the overall length of our Traverse. We can now pull the black pin at the top of the mast to swing the cradle arms out. With the cradle arms out, we've added about 29 1/2 inches to the overall length of our Traverse. To access the cargo area, we can pull the black pin at the base of the bike rack and tilt the mast down.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Bike Rack Review - 2012 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2012 Chevrolet Traverse well be test fitting the Hollywood Sport Rider SE2 two bike rack part #: HR1450. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Well line up the pinholes of the bike rack with the pinholes of the hitch. Well slide in our pin and secure it with the lock on the other side. Now with our Sport Rider secured to our Traverse well go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 24 inches of ground clearance at the rear of the bike rack.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today, on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider II 2-bike rack for 1 1/4 inch and 2 inch hitches, part number HR1000. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pinhole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench and installing the clip on the other side. We'll go over some clearance measurements. We have about 22 1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Traverse is about 8 1/2 inches. We've added about 27 inches to the overall length of our Traverse. If we pull the 2 pins at the very base of the carrier, we can allow it to tilt away from the vehicle. This gives us full access to the rear hatch of our car. We'll pull the 3 pins and unfold the 3 parts that carry our bikes. We can extend the frame hook all the way to the top and undo the wheel straps.



Yakima HoldUp 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be test fitting the Yakima Holdup two bike rack for two inch hitches, part number Y02443. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench and installing the lock on the other side. Now we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 17 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the vehicle is about an inch and a half. We've added about 10 inches to the overall length of our Traverse.



Yakima HighLite 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse we'll be test fitting the Yakima Highlite aluminum two bike carrier for inch and quarter and 2 inch hitches, part number Y02438. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install the attached pin. We'll move to the back of the shank and 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 16 1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Traverse is about 3 inches.







Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse we'll be test fitting the Thule Vertex four bike rack 3 1/4 inch and 2 inch hitches, part number TH9029. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin holes, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening with a wrench. Now we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 17 1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the Traverse is about 4 inches. We've added about 11 inches to the overall length of our Traverse.



Thule T2 Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse we'll be test fitting the Thule T2 platform style two bike rack, part number TH916XTR. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier 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 lock on the other side. Now we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. We've added about 10 1/2 inches to the overall length of the Traverse. We'll pull the gray lever on the back side of the carrier and allow it to unfold.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse we'll be test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Pro Folding, Tilting Four Bike Rack with Anti-Sway, part number th934xtr. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier 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 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our vehicle is about four inches.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be test fitting the Thule Doubletrack platform-style, two-bike rack. Part number TH990XT. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up our pinhole 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 and we've added about nine inches to the overall length of our vehicle. Pull the gray lever to unfold our carrier. With it in this position, we can gain full access to our rear hatch. We'll raise our frame hooks all the way up and undo our wheel straps. We'll grab our bike, place it onto the carrier and secure it first by clamping down our frame hook.



Swagman XTC2 Wheel Mount Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse we'll be test fitting the Swagman XTC2 Two Bike Platform Rack for 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitches, part number s64670. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Line up the pin hole, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it with a wrench. Now we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 20 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our vehicle is about three inches.



Swagman Titan Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse we'll be test fitting the Swagman Titan Four Bike Carrier for 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitches, part number s63410. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier 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 19-1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the Traverse is about five inches.



Softride Dura Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse we'll be test fitting the Softride Dura Parallelogram Tilting Four Bike Rack for 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitches, part number sr26247. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier 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 lock. Now we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16-1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Traverse is about three inches.



Rhino-Rack 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today, on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be test fitting the Rhino Rack 4 Bike Rack for 2" hitches, part number RVC038. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier, into the receiver tube of the hitch. Line up the pinhole, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening them with a wrench and then installing the lock. We'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 17" of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Traverse is about 2 1/2" away . We've added about 10" to the overall length of our vehicle.



Prorack 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be test fitting the Prorack four-bike carrier for inch and a quarter and two inch hitches. Part number PR8062404. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pinhole and threat in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench and installing the clip on the other side. Now we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about sixteen inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Traverse is about three inches. We've added about twenty-nine inches to the overall length of our vehicle. We'll pull the pin and clip at the base of the carrier and allow it to tilt away from our vehicle. This will give us full access to our rear hatch.



Prorack 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse we'll be test fitting the Prorack Two Bike Carrier for 1-1/4 and 2 Inch Hitches, part number pr8062403. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier 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 some clearance measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the Traverse is about three inches.



Pro Series Eclipse 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be testing the ProSeries Eclipse, four-bike, hitch-mounted bike rack. Part number 63124. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier 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 sixteen and a half inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the traverse is about two inches. We've added about twenty-nine inches to the overall length of the vehicle. We can pull the safety pin at the base of the carrier and allow it to tilt away from our vehicle. This gives us full access to our rear hatch.



Kuat NV Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be test fitting the Kuat NV Aluminum platform style two-bike rack for two inch hitches. Part number N101. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole and install our pin and lock. Here at the rear of the shank, we can tighten 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 sixteen and a half inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the vehicle is about a half inch. We've added about twelve inches to the overall length of our Traverse. We can pull the orange lever at the base of the carrier and allow it to unfold.



Thule XB16 Snow Tire Chains Review - 2010 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2010 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be installing the Thule standard snow tire chains for SUVs. This is part number TH01571255, with tire size P245/70/R17. Now these chains have V-shaped links for excellent traction in snow and ice. Now to install the chain, we'll first lay the chain out on the ground and take out any tangles or knots within the chain. We'll then take the chain by the blue cable and slide it underneath the vehicle behind the tire. We can then grab the two ends of the blue cable and bring them up toward the 12 o'clock position on our tire.



Pro Series Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2012 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be test fitting the Pro Series 24" x 60" cargo carrier for 2" hitches, part number 63153. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin holes, and install our pin and clip. Now we'll go over some clearance measurements. We have a ground clearance of 20-1/2". The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Traverse is about 6-1/2". We've added about 32" to the overall length of our vehicle.



Yakima DoubleDown Ace Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2011 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be test fitting the Yakima DoubleDown Ace 4-bike carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number Y02451. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install our attached pin. We'll move to the rear of the shank and tighten 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 16" of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Traverse is about 2-1/2".



Yakima DoubleDown Ace 2 Bike Rack Review - 2011 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2011 Chevrolet Traverse, we'll be test fitting the Yakima DoubleDown Ace 2-bike carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number Y02450. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install the attached pin. We'll move to the rear of the shank and tighten the hand knob to secure the bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now we'll go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16" of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our Traverse is about 2-1/2".



Yakima HighLite 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Chevrolet Traverse

Today on our 2012 Chevrolet Traverse well be test fitting the Yakima Highlite Aluminum 2-Bike Carrier for 1 and 2 inch hitches, part number y02438. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install our attached pin. Well move to the rear of the shank and tighten the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear or our Traverse is about 2 inches.





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