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Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex we're going to do a test fit of part number RX5079280 from Rain-X, this is our Latitude Windshield Wiper Blade. All right, we're going to begin of our test fit by removing the windshield wiper blades. The small tab a way to push up let me go ahead and slide it off the arm. Once we have it apart we can see we have a J style arm however there are two versions of this and this is the larger of the two. Before we put the new Rain-X Windshield Wiper Blade in place we have to change out the connector that's inside. To take it apart we'll take a small screwdriver, insert in the small hole and then we'll flip the small inside connector around and over the top of it and push down on it that will make it unsnap and we can go ahead and remove it. Now, we'll go ahead and take the universal connector and put in his place.



























Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Ford Flex - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2014 Ford Flex well be installing the Hidden Hitch trailer hitch receiver, part number 87571. Heres what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now well go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is approximately three inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 14 inches. Now lets go ahead and install our hitch.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Ford Flex - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2014 Ford Flex well be installing the Draw Tite trailer hitch receiver, part number 75679. Heres what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now well go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is approximately three inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 14 inches. Now lets go ahead and install our hitch.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom 3rd Row Floor Liner Review - 2014 Ford Flex

Today on our 2014 Ford Flex, we'll be doing a test-fit of the U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom Auto Floor Liners for the third row and in the gray color. Part number L1FR02131501. This liner's also available in the black color, part number L1FR02131509, as well as in tan, part number L1FR02131502. Now, now this vehicle doesn't have a third row mat or liner already in place, so we wont need to remove that. We're ready to go ahead and install our new floor liner. Simply slide it down into position.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2014 Ford Flex

Today on our 2014 Ford Flex, we'll be installing the tow-ready T1 vehicle wiring harness with a four-pole flat trailer connector, part number 118472. In conjunction with our tow-ready wiring, we're going to be installing a short bracket, part number 18140, as well as the four flat connector bracket, part number 18144. To begin our installation we'll need to raise the rear hatch of the vehicle. In order to remove the tail light assembly, we'll need to take out this bolt here and this bolt here. Once we have the two bolts removed we'll need to gently pull towards the rear of the vehicle on the tail light assembly as there's a couple more tabs that we'll need to release that are behind the light assembly. Next we're going to disconnect the wiring from the back side of the light assembly. We'll push in right here on this little locking tab and gently pull outward. We'll go ahead and repeat the same process over here on the passenger side.



Michelin Stealth Ultra Wiper Blades Installation - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on this 2010 Ford Flex, were going to install part number MCH8524 from Michelin. This is the Stealth Ultra windshield wiper blade. You can see how the blade flexes with the windshield, and plus, the hard-shell on top has independent segments to help protect the blade. These segments move independent of the blade as well. A few other things to know about this windshield wiper blade is that the hard plastic cover is also designed to be aerodynamic and help slip through the air, to prevent the wiper from being lifted by the wind. Theres also a graphite coating on the squeegee to prevent skipping on the glass. Typically we have a small tabbing to push up or down to release it from the arm. It may help to rotate the wiper blade, and this will vary from brand to brand. Now well go ahead and take our new wiper blade, line up the easy lock connector with the arm, and this is a J-style arm by the way. It should go right into place.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Ford Flex - Curt

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex, we'll be installing the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver, part number C13110. Now, here's what or hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately four inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 11 and a quarter inches. Now, let's go ahead and install our hitch. We'll begin by pointing out our attachment points. We'll begin over here on the driver side.



Roadmaster InvisiBrake Supplemental Braking System Installation - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex, well be installing the Roadmaster InvisiBrake Supplemental Braking System part number RM-8700. Were going to begin here by showing you this particular vehicle has adjustable pedals. We need to make sure that the pedals are adjusted so that they are as close to the seat as possible. Once you have this adjusted, you will not be able to use your adjustable pedals any longer once you install the InvisiBrake system. Next, were going to go ahead and choose the location where were going to mount the InvisiBrake controller box. In this case, were going to mount it underneath the driver side seat. Its best to push it forward as far as possible, that way, the passenger and the rear seat does not kick or damage the box. Before we drill any holes, we need to make sure when choosing a location that theres nothing around it that could be damaged when we mount it or route our wires to or from the box. When we have our location of our box chosen, next well go up here underneath the dash.





Roadmaster Tow Bar Wiring Kit Installation - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex we'll be installing the Roadmaster Universal High-Powered Diode Wiring Kit, part number RM-154. To begin with, we're going to need to kind of go ahead and plan out how we want to route our wires back to the vehicle. We'll start by raising the hood. This particular vehicle has a base plate assembly on it, so we'll route our forward pole to the center of that. We'll leave about 6 to 8 inches of wire that can be zip tied behind the grill when not in use. When routing our wire, we're going to go ahead and go up around the battery and come back down up near the firewall to go underneath the vehicle, as there's not really a good way to route our wire to stay away from moving parts or areas that are very hot.



Blue Ox Base Plate Installation - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex, well be installing a Blue Ox Base Plate Kit with Removable Arms, part number BX2621. To begin with, well go ahead and raise the hood up. Front of the hood, we need to remove two 10-millimeter bolts, as well as four push pin fasteners that help hold the grille in place. Now, with that done, we need to go into each of the wheel wells on the front. There will be three 5-millimeter screws that need to be removed from each of the inner fender wells. Now under the vehicle, well again be using the 5 -millimeter socket, and this time, we need to remove seven bolts from the bottom edge of the fascia.



Thule Domestique Roof Bike Rack Review - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex, 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 crossbars. We'll loosen up the Allen bolts on the rear bracket, as well as the Allen bolts at the head of the carrier, to bring both brackets around the underside of the front and rear crossbar. Once we've positioned the brackets over the crossbars, we'll use the Allen key to tighten down the Allen bolts to secure our Thule Domestique to our Ford Flex. Once everything's tightened down and secured, we're ready to load up our bike. We'll undo the tray strap at the rear of the carrier and double check to make sure the skewer's loose as well.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex, 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 start at the head of the carrier and slide the silver brackets around the underside of the front load bar. We'll then use the black wing nuts to thread onto the bracket, securing the head of the carrier to the front load bar. We'll then move to the rear load bar. This time, we'll slide the silver bracket through the top of the carrier, down against the edges of the rear load bar.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex well be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System, part numbers tharb60, th480r, and thkit1518. With the feet, load bars, and fit kit all assembled well go ahead and place our front load bar onto the front of our roof. Well then measure from the front part of the glass to the first part of the foot. Well measure this 20 7/8 inches on both the passenger and driver side of the vehicle ensuring that the front load bar is perpendicular to the roof and the rubber pads on the bottom of the feet contour to the roofline correctly. Once weve established this position, well use the included tensioning tool to tighten down the feet to secure the front load bar to the front of our roof. Note youll want to make sure that you tighten each foot a little bit at a time so that the load bar doesnt favor one side of the vehicle.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex well be test fitting the Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier with a two board capacity, part number th810. Well begin our test fit by placing the front part of the carrier onto the front load bar. Well bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the underside of the front load bar and hook them back into the top bracket. Well then turn the gray knobs to tighten down the straps tightly against the load bar securing the front part of the carrier to the front of our vehicle. Well now place the rear part of the carrier onto the rear load bar. Again well bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the underside of the load bar and hook them back into the top bracket.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex well be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box with 22 cubic feet of space, part number th636s. Well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box onto the vehicles load bars. Well unlock the box and open up the lid exposing the four knobs. After positioning the Thule Sonic where you want it on your roof, you can tighten down the knobs on the inside of the box which will close the claws tightly against the load bar. Now, one great feature of the Thule Sonic is its ability to open from either the passenger or driver side of our vehicle. In this application well open the other side of the box allowing us to easily reach in and secure the other two claws, and as you can see we can easily access the rear hatch.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex well be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box, part number th613. Well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box onto the vehicles load bars. Well unlock the box and open the lid and take our four clamps to slide over top of our load bars. Well then turn the knobs to tighten down the clamps tightly against the load bars. Well then repeat these steps for all three of the other clamps. Now with our Thule Pulse Alpine secured to our Ford Flex, you can see that we can easily access the rear hatch.



Thule Pulse XL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Ford Flex

Today on our 2010 Ford Flex, well be test fitting a Thule Pulse XL rooftop cargo box part number TH615. Well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box on to the vehicles load bars. Well position the box, unlock it and open the lid. Well then take the claws and slide them through the slots over the load bars. Well then turn the knobs so the claws can clamp down tightly at the load bars. Well then repeat all these steps for all three of the other clamps.Now, you can see with the Thule Pulse secured to our Ford Flex, we can easily access the rear hatch.





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