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Rhino Rack Road Warrior Roof Bike Racks Review - 2012 Ford Focus

Today, on our 2012 Ford Focus, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Rhino-Rack Road Warrior Rooftop Mounted Bike Carrier. This is going to be for your fork mounting setup onto your roof rack of the vehicle. You can see that we already have the Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Blades installed. We're going to show you how this gets mounted to that. First thing you're going to need to do is unlock the end cap using the key that you we're provided, which is going to look like so. It's going to have little teeth on the inside and you're just going to turn that and make sure it's unlocked.



Rhino Rack MountainTrail Roof Bike Racks Review - 2012 Ford Focus

Today on our 2012 Ford Focus, we are going to be doing a test fit of the Rhino Rack Mountain Trail Rooftop Mounted Bike Rack. This is going to be for your single bike to be fork mounted on top of your rack system. As you can see we've already got our Rhino Rack Vortex Arrow Bars installed. This bike rack is going to be part number RBC035, and we're going to set it up here and show you exactly how it's fitted, and what it looks like with a bike on it. First thing we're going to do is make sure that we've got the rubber straps on the inside undone to where we can lay them underneath the bar, and rest the pad on top with the straps coming underneath. Unlock the cover, and remove it. Place the T shape of the rubber strap into the slots and groves here.



Pro Series Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Ford Focus

Today on our 2012 Ford Focus we are going to do a test fit on the Pro-series big sky rooftop mounted cargo basket. This basket is going to be of steel construction. It's going to be 43 inches long, 35 inches wide and have 125 pound weight capacity. This rack's part number is going to be PS63156, and as you can see we already got it mounted up here, with three of our feet in place, since they're all assemble the same way. We're going to show you how to put on that last one. I'm going to show you all the parts and features. This is going to be your foot spacer.



Rhino Rack Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2012 Ford Focus

Today on our 2012 Ford Focus, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Rhino Rack ski and snowboard carrier that's going to go on top of your roof rack system. As you see on top of our vehicle we already have Rhino Rack vortex aero crossbars installed and we're going to be putting on these locking ski and snowboard carriers. It can be for your six skis or your four snowboards. Part number is going to be 566U. First thing we're going to do, when we get it and we get everything in place, is we're going to remove the allen bolt. You're going to have a washer on each side as well as the bolt. We're just going to remove that using the allen tool that's included, like so.



Thule Hyper XL Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2014 Ford Focus

Today on our 2014 Ford Focus we're going to be doing a test fit on the Thule Hyper XL. This is going to be your gray and black two-toned finish cargo box. It does come with 17 cubic feet of cargo space. This will be part number TH612. As you can see, we already have our Thule AeroBlade set up on top of our vehicle and we're going to show you how it all fits up here and looks on the vehicle. First thing you're going to do is lift it up and set it on top. Now you can see you have your rails here, we'll get it aligned to wherever you want it on your vehicle, slide it over a little bit.



SportRack Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2014 Ford Focus

Today on our 2014 Ford Focus, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Sportrack Vista. This will be your roof rack mounted cargo basket. It's going to be 44 inches long, 39 1/8 inches wide, 6 inches deep with 110 pound weight capacity. If you look, we already have it up here on our Aero style bars. It's already mounted with three feet. We're going to show you how to mount on the last one because it's just the exact same way on all four sides. First thing you're going to have is you're going to have your plastic spacer here.



Rola Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2014 Ford Focus

Today on our 2014 Ford Focus, we'll be doing a test fit of the Rola Roof Rack Mounting Cargo Basket. It's going to be part number 59504. It's going to be 52 inches long by 40 1/2 inches wide, 6 inches deep and have a 130 pound weight capacity. It's mounted onto the aero blade system but it will mount up to a lot of different roof racks anything from your square bars to round bars, even your aero blades and even stack in factory rails. Just depending on your cross bar spread. Now this vehicle does have a pretty small cross bar, it's kind of stretched getting it on here but it does work well. First thing we're going to do, you can see that we already have it up here and we already have 3 feet attached.



Roadmaster 12 Volt Outlet Kit Installation - 2013 Ford Focus

Today on our 2013 Ford Focus we'll be installing the Roadmaster 12-volt outlet kit, part number RM-9332. Now for our application we're adding a 12-volt outlet for a supplemental braking system so we're going to mount it near the kick panel on the driver side. Now with our additional 12-volt outlet, whether using it for your supplemental braking system or you could plug in phone charger, GPS, or really any 12-volt operated device up to 20 amps, such as a light. Here we have our 12-volt outlet and our ground and positive cables. We're going to go ahead and route them over an impact bar next to the interior light and then towards the firewall. Now once I have it in position I'm going to go ahead and secure it with a zip tie. I'm going to cut off the excess from the zip tie to get it out of the way and clean up my install look.



Tail Light Wiring Kit Installation - 2013 Ford Focus

Today on our 2013 Ford Focus we'll be installing the Hopkins custom taillight wiring kit for towed vehicle, part number HM56008. Now once we have our install complete we can go ahead and test our new baseplate kit. Here we can test the driver side turn signal, the driver side brake, the passenger side turn signal, and the passenger side brake. Once we know those are functioning we can also go ahead and test the taillight circuit and show that our running light circuit works. Now to begin our install we're going to start at the rear of the vehicle, opening up the rear hatch, as we need to access the manufacturer's wiring behind the taillight assembly. My first step is going to be removing the spare tire and rear cargo cover. Next I'm going to remove the rear threshold.



Blue Ox Base Plate Kit Installation - 2013 Ford Focus

Today on our 2013 Ford Focus we'll be installing the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit With Removable Arms, part number BX2633. Let's go over the operation of the removable arms. The removable arms have a spring-loaded lock that will line up with the grooves in the base plate. Line it up, push it in to collapse the spring, and rotate it until it locks in place. Then we can hook our tow bar directly up to our removable arms. Then, once you're finished towing your vehicle, we can go ahead and remove them by pulling back on the ring, collapsing the spring, rotating it, and removing it from the base plate.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Ford Focus - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2010 Ford Focus, we're going to be installing the Hidden hitch trailer hitch receiver, part number: 60886. Here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. We'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you chose some accessories for your hitch such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground we have 12", from the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper we have 5". Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. We're going to begin here, underneath the vehicle over on the drivers side. We're going to need to remove two rubber exhaust hangers in order to gain access to one of our mounting locations. We'll need to remove this rubber exhaust hanger, as well as this rubber exhaust hanger. To do that we use a little bit of spray lubricant, and either a large flat head screw driver, a pry bar, or an exhaust removal tool. Next we're going to need to loosen the heat shield. In order to do that we'll need to remove these little fasteners right here.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Ford Focus - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2010 Ford Focus we're going to be installing the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver, part number 24805. 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 bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground we have twelve inches. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper we have five inches. Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. We're going to begin here underneath the vehicle over on the driver's side.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Ford Focus - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2014 Ford Focus 5-door we're going to be installing the Hidden Hitch trailer hitch receiver, part number 60290. 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 cargo carrier or a bicycle rack. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 2". From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 10-3/4". Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. Let's go ahead and begin by pointing out the mounting locations.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Ford Focus - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2014 Ford Focus 5-Door, were going to be installing the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver, part number 24872. Now here is what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now well go ahead and give you a couple of measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a cargo carrier or a bicycle rack. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 2 inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 10-3/4 inches. Now lets go ahead and install our hitch. Lets go ahead and begin by pointing out the mounting locations.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2014 Ford Focus

Today on our 2014 Ford Focus Five Door we're going to be installing the Tow Ready T1 Vehicle Wiring Harness, part number 118549. We're going to begin by raising the rear hatch of the vehicle. Now that we have our rear hatch open go ahead and set this trunk cover aside for now. Go ahead and set the spare tire out as well. The reason why I took all that out is to gain access to this grommet that we'll be using in a little bit. Now that we have the trunk area cleared out next we're going to need to remove this panel right here to gain access to the nuts that are behind the taillight assembly. Simply push in and pull outward and set it aside. Now with our panel removed let's go ahead and point out the two plastic nuts that we'll need to remove.



Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2012 Ford Focus

All right. Today on this 2012 Ford Focus, we're going to do a test fit of part number RX5079282 from Rain-X. This is their Latitude windshield wiper blade. A few other things to know about these windshield wiper blades that they are a beam style construction, that ensures contact all the way across the blade. The blade itself has UV inhibitors to help protect it from the sunlight, and the shape of the blades help keep it on the windshield during high speeds. To start off our test fit I'm going to go ahead and remove the original wiper blade.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2014 Ford Focus

Today on our 2014 Ford Focus, we're doing a test fit on the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System. We're using the 53 inch Aero-blades, that's part number THARB53. The four ADR foot packs, which are the Rapid Traverse, the part number is TH480R and we've got the Thule Fit Kit, which is part number THKIT1627. We've already installed our front bar, per the manufacturer's instructions. To begin our installation on the rear bar, we're first going to open up our doors, then place the rack up onto our roof line. Now we're going to take a measurement. It's going to be per Thule's fit guide, it lists two measurements in there.



Rampage TrailBlade Off-Road Wiper Blades Installation - 2002 Ford Focus

Today on our 2002 Ford Focus ZX5, we'll be doing a test fit of the Rampage Windshield Wiper Blade, part number RA15000. We'll be replacing the worn out wiper blade. As you can see, it leaves multiple streaks behind when you use your washer fluid. Now let's go ahead and change it our and put our new Rampage wiper blade on. To change it, we'll go ahead and remove the old wiper blade by squeezing the tab and gently sliding the old wiper blade off the J-hook style arm. Now the new Rampage wiper blade already comes set up for the J-hook style arm. We'll just slide it over the hook, locking it into place. Now with our new Rampage wiper blade in place, we'll go ahead and do a test again, using the wiper fluid. As you can see here, the streaks are gone and we have a clean wipe. The dual blade design has raised scrubbers on both of the outside of the blades, followed by the smooth edge, giving a squeegee action in both directions.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2005 Ford Focus - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2005 Ford Focus, we'll install Hidden Hitch Part Number 60870. This is what our hitch will look like, once installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements to assist you selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is five inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is twelve and a half inches. This will assist your selecting accessories such as a bike rack or cargo carrier. Now, let's go ahead with installation. To begin our install, we'll first point out the attachment points.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2005 Ford Focus - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2005 Ford Focus we'll be installing the Draw-Tite Hitch, part number 24692. This is what our hitch will look like once installed. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outer most edge of the bumper is five inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is twelve and a half inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a bike rack or cargo carrier.



Thule Sprint Roof Bike Racks Review - 2014 Ford Focus

Today on our 2014 Ford Focus we're going to be test fitting the Thule Sprint. This is a roof-mounted fork-clamp-style bike rack. Its part number is TH528. Now we've already got our Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system installed on the Focus so we're going to begin our test fit by placing our front clamp directly on top of our front bar. We'll make sure that that black rubber-coated strap comes around the underside. We're then going to slide rearward on our rear clamp, get that positioned over top of our load bar here, and with that in the correct spot and with the strap going underneath we can go back up to the front. Here we're going to place the strap into the two indentations that are located here.



Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Racks Review - 2014 Ford Focus

Today on our 2014 Ford Focus we're going to be test fitting the Kuat Trio. This is a roof-mounted bike rack. It's designed to hold your bike through using the fork clamp. This in the black and chrome is part number TR02. We also have this available in a gray and orange. Its part number is RU01. We've got the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system that we've already installed on the Focus so we'll begin our test fit by placing the rack right up onto the crossbars.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom Front Floor Liners Review - 2012 Ford Focus

Today on this 2012 Ford Focus, we're going to install Part Number L1FR02911501, the 3D Kagu Custom Auto Floor Liners with Max Biter Grip. To start off, we need to remove the original floor mats that are in place. We'll go ahead and put our driver's side liner in next. We just lay it into place. You can see that it has recesses built into to accommodate the factory attachment points. As we put it into place we can see it has a raised edge that goes all the way round and matches the contour of the floor.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Ford Focus - Curt

All right, today on our 2012 Ford Focus, we're going to install part number C11158 from Curt. All right, this is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the car. Next, we'll give you some measurements that'll help you out in selecting some accessories, such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 10-3/4", and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about 4-3/4". Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First thing we're going to do is go ahead and lower the exhaust. There'll be four bolts that we have to remove.



Saris Axis Tilting 2 Bike Rack Review - 2012 Ford Focus

Today on our 2012 Ford Focus, we'll be test fitting the Saris Axis 2 Rack for 1-1/4" and 2" Hitches, part number SA832B. Let's get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack over the receiver. We'll line up the pin holes, thread in the anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it up with a quick turn of the wrench. You'll see, once installed, we have a ground clearance of about 9". The closest point from the back of the car to the rack is about 6-1/2", and the overall dimensions added to the back of our Focus is about 17". One of the great features of the Saris Axis is that by pulling the yellow T handle at the bottom of the mast, the rack tilts back, giving you full access to your hatch. Now with the mast back in position, we will extend our cradle arms. We will do this by loosening the thumb screw. Once loose, push the cradle in towards the mast.



Saris Axis 3 Bike Rack Review - 2012 Ford Focus

Today on our 2012 Ford Focus we will be test fitting the Saris Axis 3-bike rack for 1 1/4 and 2-inch hitches, part #SA843B. Let's get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack onto the receiver. Next we'll line up our pin holes and thread in the anti-rattle bolt, tighten it with a quick turn of the wrench. Be sure to add your lock to the other side of your bolt. With the bike rack now in place you'll see you have a ground clearance of about 9 inches, the closest point from the back of the Focus to the rack is about 6 inches and the overall length added to the back of our car is about 16 inches. As you can see here, by pulling the yellow T handle at the bottom of the mast, the rack tilts back. You can see here there's plenty of room to access your hatch.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2010 Ford Focus

Today on our 2010 Ford Focus, we'll be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system, part numbers THARB47, TH480R, and THKIT1620. We'll begin our test fit by placing the front load bar onto the front of our roof. We'll then need to measure 10" from the first part of the glass to the first part of the foot. We'll make this measurement on both the passenger and driver side of the vehicle to ensure the front load bar is perpendicular to the roof, and the pads contour to the roof line correctly. Once we've established this position and both of our clips are in place, we'll use the included tensioning tool to turn the silver bolt to bring the clips up around tightly against the roof. We'll then repeat these steps for the other side of the vehicle.





Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Ford Focus

Today on our 2010 Ford Focus we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box, part number th634b. We'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box onto the vehicle's load bars. After positioning the clamps to fit over top of the load bars we'll unlock the box and open the lid exposing the two closest knobs.We'll then turn the knobs to bring the clamps up around tightly against the bars. You'll know when the clamps have been fully tightened when the knobs start to make a clicking noise. We'll then close the lid and move to the other side of the vehicle where we can again unlock the box and open the lid exposing the two closest knobs.Now this double-sided opening lid also enables you to easily load and unload your cargo from either side of your vehicle. Once everything is all tightened down and secured that will complete today's test fit of the Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box, part number th634b on our 2010 Ford Focus.













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