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Roadmaster InvisiBrake Supplemental Braking System Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2014 Honda CRV, we'll be installing the Roadmaster InvisiBrake supplemental braking system for towed vehicles part number RM-8700. Now to begin the install, the Roadmaster InvisiBrake system will need to find a suitable mounting location for the InvisiBrake box. On this application, we're going to mount it on the driver's side underneath the driver's seat and we move the seat all the way forward the InvisiBrake box will sit underneath the seat and not come in contact with the seat whether it's move forward or backward. Before we mount the box, we want to make all of our wiring and vacuum line connections first. Next, we'll take the L-bracket and attach it to the brake pedal using the hardware provided. We'll start with the L-bracket at the furthest setting from the firewall laying out the cable as it will route along the firewall and over towards the driver's side threshold. Now, we have a good idea of where the cable will route and our pulley will sit, we'll need to mount the air cylinder. The air cylinder will mount underneath the threshold for the second row seating.



Saris Axis Tilting 2 Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV we'll be test fitting the Saris Axis, a tilting 2 bike rack for inch and a quarter and two inch hitches, Part Number SA832V. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch, line up our pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down with a wrench. With this secure, we can go over a few measurements. We will have about 12 inches worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of the CRV is about 7 1/2 inches. Overall, we've added about 15 1/2 inches to the length of our vehicle. Pulling the yellow T-handle allows us to tilt the rack away from our vehicle.



Saris Thelma 3 Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Saris Thelma, a platform style 3 bike rack for 1-1/4 and 2 inch hitches, part number SA4239B. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. Well line up our pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down with a wrench. In this position, youll have about 12 inches worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of the vehicle will be about 4 inches and overall were adding about 11-1/2 inches to our vehicle. By removing the gold pin at the base of the rack, we can tilt it into its loading position. As you can see, in this position, we do have full access to our rear hatch. Lets go over a couple measurements.



Saris Freedom 4 Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV we'll be test fitting the Saris Freedom, a platform-style 4 Bike Rack for 2 inch hitches, Part Number SA4414B. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll line up our pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down with a wrench. With our rack in this position, we have about 11 1/2 inches worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of our vehicle is about 7 inches. Overall we've added about 18 inches to the length of the car. Then pushing the gray lever, it will allow us to tilt the bike rack away from our vehicle into the loading position.



Saris Cycle-On 2 Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV we're going to be test fitting the Saris Cycle-On, a platform-style 2 Bike Rack for 2 inch hitches, Part Number SA4024. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of our bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll then line up our pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and secure it with a wrench. In this position, we'll have about 11 3/4 inches worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of our CRV is about 10 inches. We're adding about 17 1/2 inches to the overall length of the vehicle. One thing we've noticed with this fit is that you do have the ability to open the rear hatch with the bike rack in this stored position.



Saris Axis 3 Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CR-V, well be test fitting the Saris Axis, a tilting 3 bike rack for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number SA843B. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. Well then line up our pin holes and thread in our anti-rattle bolt. We can then secure this by tightening it with a wrench. In this position, we have about 12-1/4 worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back of our vehicle is about 6-1/2, and overall, were adding about 15 to the length of the CR-V. Lifting the yellow levers on the top of the rack, allow us to extend our dual-cradle arms. Well lift the lever, slide the arm towards the middle, lift it, aligning it with the appropriate slot, moving it back towards the outside, and then securing it with the lever. When setting our arms, well want to be sure that we have them level or slightly inclined.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom Cargo Floor Liner Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV, we will be installing he U-Ace Kagu custom cargo area floor liner, part #N1HD0431309, black in color. First we'll go ahead and install the new floor liner. Once installed, we can see that it's got the raised outer edge and custom molding to fit the interior contours of the interior trim panels. With the additional anti-slip max-biter fibers on the bottom layer, it will hold the liner in place. With the brick-style design and a thermoplastic rubber top layer, it will provide grip for your cargo and will not crack, tear or deform over time. It can also easily be removed, cleaned with a wet towel or hosed off. This application is also available in gray, part #N1HD0431301 or tan, part #N1HD0431302. And there you have it for the U-Ace, Kagu custom floor liner, part #N1HD0431309, black in color, for your 2012 Honda CRV. .



U-Ace 3D Kagu 2nd Row Floor Liners Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CR-V, we'll be installing the U Ace Custom Auto Floor Liners for the second row, part number L1HD04321501, gray in color. First, we'll go ahead and remove the older manufacturer's floor liner, and now, we're ready to install the new U Ace Custom Floor Liner. The floor liner is custom molded to precisely fit the vehicle. You'll see the custom molding around the front row seat tracking and center console along with a raised outer edge. This is a one-piece liner that extends all the way from the driver's side threshold to the passenger's side threshold. With the additional anti-slip MAXspider fibers on the bottom layer, we'll hold the liner in place. Easy to install, it can also be easily removed and cleaned with a wet towel or hosed off. This application is also available in black, part number L1HD04321509, or tan, part number L1HD04321502. There you have it for the U Ace Kagu Custom Auto Floor Liner, part number L1HD04321501, gray in color, for your 2012 Honda CR-V.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Front Floor Liners Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CR-V, we'll be installing the U Ace Kagu custom floor liners for the front row, part number L1HD04311509, black in color. First we'll go ahead and remove the older manufacturer's floor mats, then we can install the new custom U Ace floor liners. The U Ace floor liner is custom mold to fit exactly in place. As you can see it's custom molded to go over the manufacturers hold-downs. The shape and contour will fit the interior trim panels with an additional heel grip here under the gas and brake pedal along with a raised outer edge and extension up underneath the gas and brake pedal including coverage for the driver's foot rest and a durable, thermal plastic top layer that will not crack, tear, or deform over time with a custom contouring and the anti-slip MAXpider fibers on the bottom layer will really help to hold the floor liner in place. It can also easily be removed and cleaned and wiped with a wet towel or hosed off. This application is also available in gray, part number L1HD04311501 or tan, part number L1HD04311502. There you have it, Kagu custom floor liners, part number L1HD04311509, black in color for your 2012 Honda CR-V.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V

Today in our 2014 Honda CRV, well be installing the Roadmaster Tow Bar Wiring Kit with bulb and socket, part number RM-155. To begin our install, well first need to remove the tail light assemblies. To remove the tail light assemblies, well open up the rear hatch and then remove the two fasteners that secure the tail light assembly to the body. Next, well go ahead and gently remove the tail light assembly from its position releasing the fasteners and being careful not to break the alignment tabs underneath. When the tail light assembly is pulled out, we can see the back of the tail light assemblies where well mount the bulb and socket.To mount the bulb and socket well first need to drill a hole under the back of the tail light assembly as per the instructions. Well use a 1-inch hole saw.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V

Today in this 2014 Honda CRV, we're going to install part number 90885 from Tekonsha. This is the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller. To help install our brake controller, we're going to use the installation kit, part number ETBC7. We're also going to use part number 18136, the no-drill mounting bracket, the long version. We'll start off that part first. We'll go ahead and put the bracket on top of the hitch.



Thule AeroBlade Podium Roof Rack Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V

Today, on our 2014 Honda CR-V, we'll be test fitting the Thule AeroBlade Podium Roof Rack system using part numbers THARB47, TH460R, and THKIT3118. With our roof rack system assembled according to the instructions, we'll begin our test fit by removing the tabs on top of our side rails. Once we have those removed, we can then remove the rubber tabs on the insides of our side rails. We'll take our front bar and place it onto the front part of our roof. We can adjust the feet as necessary to sit on top of our side rails, and we also want to make sure that we have even bar overhang on each side of our vehicle. Once we have them set in the right place, we'll make sure all the holes are in line, and then, we'll tighten the 2 Allen bolts inside each foot pack. Then, we'll grab our bolts and place the bolts on the backside of our foot pack, screwing them into the mounting points on our side rail. We'll do this for both sides of our vehicle. Once we have the front taken care of, we can then grab our rear bar and place it onto the rear part of our roof.







Whispbar Roof Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today, on our 2011 Honda CRV we'll be test fitting the Wispbar, Locking Rear Top Skis and Snowboard carrier, with a six-ski or four-board capacity, part number WB-300. Now our vehicle is already equipped with a rear track system, so we'll begin our test fit by placing the front part of the carrier onto the front crossbar. We'll open up the jaws of the carrier and bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the underside of the front crossbar. We'll then hook them back into the top bracket of the carrier. Now, with our jaws open, exposing the black levers, we'll tighten the levering, clamping in position. We'll then repeat these steps for the other bracket on the other side of the carrier. We'll then set our rear part of the carrier onto the rear crossbar, and again, open up the jaws, bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the underside of the vehicle and hook them back into the top bracket.



Yakima FatCat Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, we will be test fitting the Yakima Fatcat 6 locking rooftop ski and snowboard carrier with a 6 ski or 4 board capacity, part number Y03088. Now, our vehicle is already equipped with a roof rack system, so we'll begin the test fit by placing the front part of the carrier onto the front crossbar. We'll bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the under side of the crossbar and hook them back into the top rack of the carrier. Before doing this, you'll need to open up the jaws of the carrier to expose the black levers. Then, repeat these steps for the other side of the vehicle. Now, we'll place the rear end of the carrier, and again, open up the jaws to expose the black levers. Bring the rubber coated steel straps around the under side of the carrier and hook them back into the top rack of the carrier. Tighten the black levers and then clamp them down. With the Yakima Fatcat secured to our Honda CRV, we're ready to load up some gear.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 11 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today, on our 2011 Honda CRV, we'll be test fitting the Yakima Rocketbox Pro-11 rooftop cargo box, part number Y07193. Before setting the box onto the vehicle, you may need to remove your antennae on the top of your vehicle. The antennae on this vehicle can simply be removed by twisting it. Our vehicle is already equipped with a roof rack system, so the begin our test fit, we'll simply place the cargo box onto the vehicle's crossbars. We'll unlock the box and open up the lid, exposing the red T handles and the black knobs. We'll loosen up the black knobs to adjust the hooks around the underside of the crossbar to fit the crossbar's thread. We'll then tighten on the red T handles that tighten on the clamps on the crossbars, securing the Rocketbox to the CRV. With this cargo box securely on our vehicle, we can easily have access to our vehicle's cargo area That completes today's test fit for the Yakima Rocketbox Pro-11 rooftop cargo box, part number Y07193, on our 2011 Honda CRV. .







Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Thule Helium Aero two bike carrier for one and a quarter inch and two inch hitches, part number TH9042. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch, allow the pin to fall in place and use the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now well go ahead and go over some clearance measurements. At the back of the bike rack we have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the vehicle is about four inches. With the bike carrier in the folded position weve added about 18 inches to the overall length of our vehicle.



Thule Flat Top Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, we'll be testing the Thule Flat Top Ski and Snowboard Carrier with a six-ski or four-board capacity part number TH92725. Now, with our vehicle already equipped with the roof-rack system, we'll begin our test fit by placing the front part of the carrier onto the front crossbar. We'll bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the underside of the front crossbar and hook them back into the top bracket of the carrier. We'll then turn the gray knob to tighten on the straps and secure the carrier to the vehicle. We'll now set our rear part of the carrier onto the rear crossbar and, again, bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the underside of the crossbar, hook them into position, and turn the gray knob to tighten them down. Now, with our Thule flat top secured to Honda CRV, we're ready to load up some gear. While pushing the gray, over-sized buttons at the end of the carrier to open up the jaws we'll place in our snowboards and clamp them down.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, we'll be test fitting the Thule Apex 4 Bike Carrier for one and a quarter inch and two inch hitches, part number TH9025. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, allow the pin to fall in place, and then tighten the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now we'll go ahead and go over some clearance measurements. We have about 15 inches of ground clearance throughout the rear of the carrier. The distance from the carrier to the rear of the vehicle is about four inches. When the cradle arms are in the folded position, we've added about 13 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. Now we'll go ahead pull the lever at the bast of the carrier to allow our carrier to tilt.



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011, Honda CRV, we'll be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number RKY1011. To begin our test fit, we simply place the carrier onto the vehicle's crossbars and in no specific order, bring the rubber-coated steel straps through the underside of the front crossbar and bring the back, black bracket around the underside of the rear crossbar. We'll then use the Allen bolts to tighten on the rear bracket as well as hooking the rubber-coated steel straps in the head of the carrier and tightening it down with the Allen key. Once both brackets are tightened down, our RockyMounts TieRod is secured to our Honda CRV. Now, we're ready to load up our bike. We'll loosen up the skewer and undo the rear tray strap.



Hollywood Racks Traveler 5 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, we'll be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Traveler 5 Bike Rack for two inch hitches part number HR9200. 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 13 and a quarter inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our CRV is about 9 inches. We'veadded about 16 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 CRV.





U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom Front and Rear Floor Liners Review - 2014 Honda CR-V

Today, on our 2014 Honda CRV well be test fitting the U-ACE 3D KU custom model floor liners, with max spider grip, tri-layer for the front and rear, in black, part number L1HD04301509. This kit is also available in grey with part number L1HD04301501, and in beige with part number L1HDO4301502. Well begin our test fit here in the front, on the drivers side. We will start off by removing the previous mat. Well take our new U-Ace floor liner and fit it into position. One of the first things we noticed about this mat was the heel pad here on the front driver side. This will provide some extra grip to keep your heel from slipping. The precision molded mat covers a maximum floor area, and the raised edges keeps spills and melted snow from reaching onto your carpet.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom Cargo Floor Liner Review - 2014 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2014 Honda CRV, we will be testing the U-Ace 3-D Kagu custom area floor liner in black with part number M1HD0431309. This is also available in gray with part number M1HD0431301 and in beige with part number M1HD0431302. Here in the cargo area of our vehicle, we will begin our test by laying in our new U-Ace liner. We will push it down into position for a good fit. All around the edge of our cargo mat we have raised containment walls. This will help keep spills, melted snow and other types of materials from reaching on to our carpet.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CR-V, we'll be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2 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 our bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, thread 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 19 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our CR-V is about 10 inches. We've added about 30-1/2 inches to the overall length of our Honda. We can pull the two lower pins at the base of our carrier here at the junction and allow our bike rack to tilt away from our vehicle. This gives us full access to our rear hatch. We can also undo the three main pins to allow the different parts of our bike rack to unfold.



Swagman Jackknife Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, we'll be test fitting the Swagman Jackknife 2-bike rack for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number S63450. To begin our test fit, we'll sliding the shank of the bike rack 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 13" of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our CRV is about 9", and we've added about 21-1/2" tot he overall length of our vehicle. We'll pull the pin at the base of the mast to allow it to tilt away from our vehicle.



Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV we'll be test fitting the Thule Force Double XL Rooftop Cargo Box Measuring 21 Cubic Feet in Aero Skin Black, part number th626. Please keep in mind that in order to get this box to fit we did have to remove our rear antenna. With the Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack system installed onto our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Force directly onto our load bars. With the load bars in a fixed position due to the flushed side rails we'll go ahead and scoot our box as far forward as possible. Once we have the positioned the way we like we can open the passenger side of the box and use the two hand knobs on this side of the box to tighten our feet around our bars. One of the great features of the Thule Force is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV we'll be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Two Bike Rack for Two Inch Hitches, part number hr1450. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of our rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. Line up the pin hole and slide in our pin and lock. Then we can use the hand lever here at the rear of the shank to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now we'll go over a few clearance measurements. You'll see here at the rear of the bike rack there's two different levels that we'll measure for ground clearance.



Yakima HoldUp 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, well be testing the Yakima holdup two bike rack for two inch hitches, part number Y02443.To begin our test set, well slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. Line up the pin holes and thread in our anti-rattle bolts tighten with a wrench, and then installing the lock on the other side.Now well go over some clearance measurements. We have about 13 inches of ground clearance. The closes point of the bike rack to the rear of our CRV is about five inches. Weve added about 12 inches to the overall length of our Honda. Well pull the pin with the red knob here on the driver side of the carrier, and allow it to unfold.



Yakima HighLite 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, well be testing the Yakima highlite aluminum two bike racks for inch and quarter and two inch hitches, part number Y02438.To begin our test kit, well slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Line up the pin holes and install the attached pins. Move to the rear of the shank and use 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 13 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our CRV is about six inches.



Thule T2 Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV we'll be test fitting the Thule T2 Platform-Style Two Bike Rack for Two Inch Hitches, part number th916xtr. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the bike rack 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 some clearance measurements. We have about 13 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our CRV is about three inches.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, well be testing the thule doubletrack platform style two bike rack for inch and quarter and two inch hitches, part number TH990XT.To begin our test set, well tie the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. Line up the pin holes and thread in our anti-rattle bolts tighten it with a wrench. Now well go over a few clearance measurements. Weve added about 12 and a half inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our CRV is about four inches. Weve added about 12 inches to the overall length of our Honda.



Thule Apex 4 Swing Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Thule Apex Swing Four Bike Rack for two inch hitches, part number TH9027. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up our pin hole and allow it to attach the pin to fall into place. We can then 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 of measurements. We have about 13-1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of the vehicles here at the hand knob, which is about an inch away.



SportRack Super EZ Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the SportRack Super EZ Platform-Style Two Bike Rack for 1-1/4 and two inch hitches, part number SR2901LR. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up our pin hole and thread in the anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench and installing the lock on the other side. Now well go over a few clearance of measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our vehicle is about 9-3/4 inches. Weve added about 27 inches to the overall length of our Honda CRV.



SportRack Hitch Platform 4 Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CR-V, we'll be test fitting the SportRack Four Bike Rack for two inch hitches, part number SR2902. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of our bike rack 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 clip on the other side. Now we'll go over a few clearance of measurements. We have about 20 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the bike rack to the rear of our CR-V is about 7-1/2 inches. We've added about 44 inches to the overall length of our Honda CR-V.



Rola TX-104 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Rola TX-104 Four Bike Rack for two inch hitches, part number 59401. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of our rack directly on to 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 clip on the other side. Now well go over a few clearance of measurements. We have about 13 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of our bike rack to the rear of our CRV is about seven inches. Weve added about 12-1/2 inches to the overall length of our CRV.



Pro Series Q-Slot 2 and 4 Bike Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Pro Series Q-Slot Platform-Style Two Bike Rack, part number PS63138. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the bike rack 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 well pull the three pins at the base of the carrier and allow our different areas to unfold. This gives us full access to our rear hatch. Well raise up our center mast and make sure that all three pins are reinstalled. Then well go ahead and go over some clearance of measurements.



Prorack 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Prorack Four-Bike Rack for 1-1/4 inch, two inch hitches, part number PR8062404. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the bike rack 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 clip on the other side. We can pull the pin and clip at the base of the bike rack to allow it to tilt away from our CRV. This gives us full access to our rear hatch. With our mast back in its upright position and the pin and clip reinstalled, well go over some clearance of measurements. We have a ground clearance of about 12-1/2 inches.



Prorack Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2011 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Prorack Two-Bike Carrier for 1-1/4 inch, two inch hitches, part number PR8062400. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the bike rack 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 well go over a few clearance of measurements. We have a ground clearance of about 17 inches. The closest point of our bike rack to the rear of our vehicle is about eight inches. Weve added about 24 inches to the overall length of our Honda CRV.



Thule Sonic Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic Large Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 13 Cubic Feet in Glossy Black, part number th634b. Please keep in mind that in order to get this box to fit we did have to remove our rear antenna. With the Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack System assembled onto our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Sonic directly onto our load bars.Since the feet are hanging out of the bottom of the box we can adjust them as necessary to fit around our load bars. Once we have the box situated the way we like we can open the passenger side of the box and use the hand knobs to tighten our feet around our bars. With the two feet on this side of the box tight we can move to the other side of the box.One of the great features of the Thule Sonic is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. We'll open the driver's side of the box and tighten down the two remaining feet.





Thule AeroBlade Podium Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV we'll be test fitting the Thule AeroBlade Load Bar System using part numbers tharb47 for the 47 inch AeroBlade load bars, part number th460r for the Thule Podium Foot Pack for Aero Bars and part number thkit3118 for the Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit for the Podium-Style Foot Packs.With our roof rack assembled according to the instructions we'll begin our test fit by removing the rubber coaters from the mounting points located on our flush rails. Once we have those removed we can grab our front bar and place it onto the front part of our roof. We'll line up the two holes on each foot with the mounting points on our vehicle and install the bolts using an Allen key.Here on the passenger side we'll tighten down both bolts to make sure that this side is tight. Now we can move to the other side and repeat the same process. We'll grab our rear bar and place it onto the rear part of our roof and then we can repeat the same tightening process that we did with our front bar. Once we have it secured we can install our black plastic covers over our foot packs.With everything tight and secure we're ready to go.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV we'll be installing the Curt T-connector vehicle wiring harness with four pole trailer connector, part number C56158. To begin with we'll need to go ahead and open up the rear hatch of the vehicle. Next we'll go ahead and remove the cover that covers the spare tire. Go ahead and set this aside for now. You won't reinstall it until the very end. To install our four pole we'll need to remove some of the interior panels. To begin with we'll remove this tie-down loop here and move on to the pushpin fastener on the drivers side.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV we'll be installing the Curt T-connector vehicle wiring harness with four pole, part number C56158. To begin our installation, we'll need to open the rear hatch and remove the trunk floor pan. We'll then remove the rear scuff panel here by removing these two plastic fasteners. Now, you may need a small screwdriver to push the center of the fastener in and remove it from the vehicle. We can then simply pull up on the scuff panel being very firm yet gentle. Now that we have the scuff panel out of the way, on the drivers side here we'll need to pull back on the rear trim panel. So, we'll need to undo the 10-mm bolt which holds the tie-down hook on.



Prorack 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV, we'll be test fitting the Prorack 2-bike carrier for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number PR8062403. To begin our test fit, we'll sliding the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench, and putting the clip on the other side. Now we'll go over some clearance measurements. We have about 11" of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our CRV is about 4". We've added about 26" to the overall length of our Honda.



Kuat NV Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV, we'll be test fitting the Kuat NV aluminum, platform-style, 2-bike rack for a 2" hitch, 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. At the rear of the shank, we'll tighten the hand knob to engage our anti-rattle device and secure our bike rack to our vehicle. Now we'll go over some clearance measurements. With the bike carrier in the folded position, we have about 12" of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our CRV is about 5".



Kuat Beta Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Kuat Beta Aluminum Folding 2-Bike Rack for 2-inch hitches, part number b202-2. 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 pin and lock. 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 some clearance measurements. We have about 10 1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of the vehicle is about 5 inches.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV we'll be installing the Tow Ready T1 Vehicle Wiring Harness, part number 118561. To begin our install we'll first need to remove the spare tire cover. Then we're going to remove the threshold. To remove the threshold we'll first need to remove the two push pin fasteners. To remove these fasteners we'll need to use a small screwdriver, press in on the center portion of the fastener which will assist in releasing it then we can push it up from underneath and remove it.Once both fasteners are removed we can then gently pull up on the rear threshold and release the fasteners underneath. Now with the rear threshold set aside we'll need to remove the trim panel just behind the second row seating that comes off the driver's side quarter panel.



Westin Tube Step Installation - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CR-V, well install the Westin Tube Steps, Part Number 23-3780. To begin our install, we can go ahead and point out two of the three attachment points for our forward and rear brackets.To identify our brackets, once removed in the package, we can locate the stamped letters for DF drivers front, and DR for drivers rear on the brackets. For each of our attachment points, both securing the brackets to the vehicle and the tube step to the bracket, well be using the new 10 millimeter volts, split lock washer and flat washer on each attachment point.Using the template provided in the instructions, well cut out access holes to feed the brackets to the under body panels where well be securing the inner attachment point for both the front and rear brackets.With our template already cutout, a quick tech tip, will be to use the 100 millimeter bolt and flat washer to assist in hold the template into position while we use a paint marker to trace out the cutout areas. Now with both traced out, well go ahead and completely remove the underbody panel.To remove the underbody panel, there are multiple fasteners. Once we remove the pushpin and bolt fasteners, we can go ahead and remove the under body panel. Were going to set it in a secured location or we can use a utility knife to cut out the marked areas.Now, with our cut outs made, well leave the under body panel aside and go ahead and install the outer two fasteners for both the front and rear brackets.



Transmission Cooler Installation - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV, we're going to install part number D13502 from Derale. This is their transmission cooler. To start off, we're going to have to remove the front bumper fixture and grill to get access to the condenser for the AC. This is where the transmission cooler will attach to. We'll go ahead and open up the hood and there's a small panel on top with a number of fasteners and pop rivets that we can remove to take off the top panel. Now we'll move to the driver's side, and there will be two screws in the fender well, plus one more plastic rivet on the inside edge of the fender well that we have to remove.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2009 Honda CR-V

All right. Today, on this 2009 Honda CR-V, were going to install Part Number 118427 from Tow Ready.First thing well do is open the rear door and move the interior floor panels to get down to the spare tire. Next, well go ahead and remove the threshold by the back door, remove two tie-down hooks and two plastic rivets. The rivets are unique that in effect, you push down the centers to release them.Once all the fasteners removed, well go ahead and pop off the threshold. Next, well go ahead and pry the side panel away from the vehicle on the driver side. Well slowly work away around the edge until it comes loose.It also may help to remove the small panel behind the back seat as well and pop that loose, and give the panel a little more flexibility to move away.



Husky Front and Rear Floor Liners Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today, on our 2012 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Husky Liners Weather Beater Custom Auto Floor Liners for the front and rear, Part Number HL98452 in gray; Part Number HL98543 in tan; and Part Number HL98541 in black.Well begin our test fit on our driver side removing the previous mat. Well then lay-in our custom molded Husky liner. The liner has these channels that helps keep our carpet clean. On the other side, the liners have these stay put nibs which help our liners stay in place.Youll also notice that theres a custom mold gear to fit over our factory anchor points. Theres a nice lift that goes around the entire liner and we have great coverage going all the way up underneath our pedals and even covering our foot rest.Now, well move over to the passenger side, where well go ahead and remove the previous mat. Well then lay-in our custom molded Husky liner.



Thule Podium Roof Rack Installation - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CR-V, we'll be test fitting the Thule Square Load Bar Roof Rack System using the 58 inch bars, part number THLB58 the Thule Podium Roof Mounted Foot Pack for Square Load Bars, part number TH460 and the Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit for the Podium Style Foot Pack, part number THKIT3118. To begin our test fit, we need to remove the covers on our flush mounted side rails. Now we'll remove the covers that cover up our bolt holes. With our roof rack system assembled according to the instructions, we'll go ahead and place our first bar directly onto the front part of our roof. We want to make sure that the feet of our front bar line up nicely with the appropriate holes. Once we have it in place and once the overhang of our bars are even, we can then tighten down our foot pack to our bar, so they don't slide around. Once we have our foot packs tight, we can then grab our bolts and our Allen key and mount our feet to our flush mounted side rails. With both bolts tight on their side, we'll move to the driver side and repeat the same process.



Thule Podium Roof Rack Installation - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CR-V we'll be test fitting the Thule Square Load Bar System on to our flush-mounted side rails. We'll be using thlb50 for our 50 inch square load bars, part number th460 for our Thule Podium Roof Mounted Foot Pack for our square load bars, and part number thkit3118 for the Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit for podium-style foot packs. We've already assembled our roof rack system according to the instructions. To begin our test fit we'll need to remove the covers for our flush mounts. There should be 3 tabs for each mount, one on top of the flush mount, and then two round tabs covering our bolt holes. Once we have all of our covers removed, we can then place the front half of our carrier onto our front mount.



Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CR-V, we'll be test fitting the Thule Helium Aero 2 Bike Carrier for inch and a quarter and two inch hitches, part number TH9042. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the adapter into the receiver tube of our hitch, line up the pinhole and allow the attached pin to fall into place. Then we'll move to the rear of the shank and use the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and to engage our anti-rattle device. Now we'll go over a few key measurements. We have about 13 inches of ground clearance. We've added about 16 inches to the overall length of our Honda CR-V. We'll pull the lever at the base of the mast to allow our carrier to tilt away from our vehicle.



Prorack 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV we'll be test fitting the Prorack 2-bike carrier for 1 1/4 and 2-inch hitches, part number pr8062403. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of our 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 some key measurements. We have about 9 inches of ground clearance. We've added about 22 inches to the overall length of our Honda CRV. We'll pull the pin at the base of the mast to allow our carrier to tilt away from the vehicle.



Prorack Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV, we'll be test fitting the Pro Rack 2-Bike Carrier for 1-1/4 inch and 2-inch Hitches, Platform-Style, Part Number PR8062400. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, lineup the pinhole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Now, we'll go over some key measurements. We have about 13-1/2 inches of ground clearances. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our vehicle is about 4 inches and we've added about 20-1/2 inches to the overall length of our Honda CRV. We'll go ahead and pull the pins at the base of the carrier to allow parts of it to unfold. This gives us full access to the cargo area of our vehicle by being able to open our rear hatch. Now, were going to raise the center mast and re-install the pins.



Kuat Beta Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV we'll be testing the Kuat Beta Folding 2 Bike Aluminum Rack for inch and a quarter hitches, part number B202-114. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, lineup the pinhole, and install our pen and lock. Now 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 some key measurements. We have about 12 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our CRV is about two inches.



Hollywood Racks Traveler Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV we'll be testing the Hollywood Racks Traveler 4 Bike Carrier for inch and quarter and two inch hitches part number HR8500. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, lineup the pinhole, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt tightening with a wrench. Now we'll go over some key measurements. We have about 10 inches of ground clearance. We've added about eight inches to the overall length of our Honda CRV. We'll pull the pin at the base of the mast to allow our carrier to tilt away from the vehicle.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 11 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Yakima RocketBox Pro 11 Rooftop Cargo Box, part number Y07193. Now well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box onto the vehicles crossbars. Well unlock the box and open it up exposing the four black knobs and the four red T-handles. Well loosen up the black knobs to adjust the claw distance to fit the crossbar spread of our vehicle. Once weve established our crossbar spread, we can then tighten down the black knobs to secure the spacing of our claws in place. We can then slide the box back onto the crossbars and turn the red T-handles to tighten down the claws to secure the RocketBox to our CRV.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 14 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Yakima RocketBox Pro 14 Rooftop Cargo Box, part number Y07192. Well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box onto the vehicles crossbars. Well unlock the box and open it up exposing the four black knobs and the four red T-handles. If necessary well loosen up the red T-handles to loosen up the claws and then slide the backs back onto the crossbars adjusting the claws to fit the crossbar spread on the CRV.Once we have established this position, we can then tighten down the red T-handles to secure the claws to the crossbars. As you can see, with the RocketBox secured to hour Honda CRV, we can easily acces the vehicles cargo area. That completes todays test fit for the Yakima RocketBox Pro 14 Rooftop Cargo Box, part number Y07192 on our 2013 Honda CRV.



WeatherTech Front Floor Liner Review - 2008 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2008 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Weather Tech front auto floor mats in gray, part number wt463161. Now before we begin our test fit, well first need to remove the factory or previously installed floor mats. Now to install our new Weather Tech front auto floor mats, well simply place the mat to where the existing mat was. Here on the driver side you can see that the two anchor points where the manufactures mat was there are cutouts for the new Weather Tech mats that will help keep the mat in place. The mat extends up to the foot rest, as well as behind the pedals for maximum coverage. The raised edges and channels on the net help keep fluids on the mat and prevent your carpet from being damaged and that completes todays test fit for the Weather Tech front auto floor mats in gray, part number wt463161, which these mats are also available in tan wt453161 and black wt443161 on our 2008 Honda CRV..



WeatherTech Rear Floor Liner Review - 2008 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2008 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Weather Tech second row rear auto floor mat in tan, part number wt450982. Now to begin our test fit, well first need to remove the factory or previously installed floor mat, to do this well simply pull it out. Were now to place in our new Weather Tech second row floor mat and fit it to the vehicle. As you can see here after fitting it in place where the existing mat used to be, you can see the extended coverage and that the mat is molded to fit correctly into the vehicle space. You can see that it covers up the rear part of the seat channel as well as the seat channel on the other side of the mat. The mat has raised edges and channels to prevent the liquids or spills from forming over and damaging your carpet.



WeatherTech Front Floor Liner Review - 2008 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2008 Honda CRV, we'll be test fitting the WeatherTech front model floor mats in black, part number WT440981. Before we begin our test fit, we will first need to remove the factory or previously installed floor mats. To do this, we'll simply apply the pliers and pull out the mat. Now we'll simply take the new floor mat and set it into where the existing mat was. Notice here the two anchor points that keep the mat in place, that fit exactly where the manufacturer's hooks are. It reaches over the foot rest and behind the pedals for superior coverage.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Honda CR-V - Hidden Hitch

Today, on our 2008 Honda CRV, we'll be installing Hidden Hitch, part number 87440. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is two inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 14 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a ball mount, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier.Now, let's go ahead with installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Honda CR-V - Draw-Tite

Today, on our 2008 Honda CRV, we'll be installing the Draw-Tite hitch, part number 75547. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next, we're going to go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is two inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 14 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as the ball mount, a bike rack or a cargo carrier.Now, let's go ahead with installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Honda CR-V - Curt

Today on our 2008 Honda CRV, we're installing the Curt hitch, part number 13555. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 2-1/2". From the top of the receiving tube opening to the ground is 14". This will assist you selecting accessories such as a ball mount, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier.



Yakima FatCat Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Yakima Fatcat 6 Locking Rooftop Ski and Snowboard Carrier, part number y03088. Now to begin our test fit, well take the front carrier, place it over the top of our front crossbar and bring the rubber-coated steel straps around underneath the crossbar and latch them back to the carrier attachment point. Once theyre locked in place on either side, we can then open up the carrier, tighten down the wing nut and clamp it into place. With that our carrier on the front crossbar is now secured. Well now place the rear carrier on top of the rear crossbar and repeating the same procedure clamp it down and then make sure its secured to the rear crossbar. Now with both carriers in place, we can go ahead and load our skis and snowboards.



Whispbar Roof Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Whispbar Locking Rooftop Ski and Snowboard Carrier, part number wb-300. To begin our test fit, well take our front carrier and place it on our front crossbar. We can go ahead and bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the crossbar, latch them into position, and then lock them in place. We can then open our carrier and tighten it down to our front crossbar by tightening the wing nut located inside. Once we have our front carrier secured to our front crossbar, we can then close the carrier and repeat the same process for the rear. We need to make sure that our rear carrier is lined up with our front carrier.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CR-V, we're going to be test fitting the Thule SUP Stand-Up Paddleboard Taxi, part number TH810. Our CR-V already has a factory roof rack system on it and our SUP Taxi is already preassembled, so we're ready to go ahead and fit it to the vehicle. We'll start with the front carrier. Securing it on the front crossbar, we'll bring the rubber coated straps around underneath the crossbar and reattach them to the carrier where we can tighten down the gray wing nut on either side. We'll then move to the rear crossbar. We do want to make sure that our front and rear carrier line up with each other to make it easier to load our SUP.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CR-V, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box, part number TH613. There are a few notes that we want to make aware. When installing this cargo box, we came into contact with the rear antenna. In this case, the rear antenna was removable by simply untwisting it. We decided to go ahead and remove the antenna so our cargo box would be a better fit on the CR-V. With a sleek and long aerodynamic style of this box, it's important to know that you will not be able to open up your hatch without the cargo box and your rear hatch door coming in contact.



Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today in our 2013 Honda CRV, well be testing the Thulle Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box part number TH614. This box is very quick and easy to fit to your vehicle. Its important to know that you will not be able to open up your hatch without the cargo box and your rear hatch door coming in contact. To begin our testing, well go and place our cargo box on top of our crossbars. Well then open our cargo box where we can tighten down the four gray knobs. Make sure that the clamps are already set to be around the crossbars.



Thule MOAB Roof Top Cargo Basket Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CR-V, we'll be test fitting the Thule MOAB also known as the Mother of All Baskets Rooftop Cargo Carrier, part number TH690XT. To begin our test fit, we'll take notice that our crossbars are separated at 32 inches. Now, we're ready to load our carrier on top of our crossbars. Once we have our carrier on top of our crossbars, we can tighten each clamp by twisting the gray knob to secure the clamps. Once we have each clamp secured, we can then go ahead and put our covers back over each clamp. With that, our basket is installed and we're ready to hit the road.



RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CR-V, we're going to be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number RKY1014. Our CR-V is already equipped with a factory roof rack so we're going to mount the RockyMounts TieRod directly to the factory cross bars. We'll lift up the carrier and set it on top of our cross bars. We'll feed the straps at the head of the bike carrier around our front bar. Lock them back into the head and use an Allen key to tighten them down. Then we can reinstall the cover on the head of the bike rack.



Thule Flat Top Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Thule Flattop Ski and Snowboard carrier, part number th92725. To begin our test fit, well simply place the front carrier over the front crossbar and bring the rubber coated steel straps around underneath the crossbar and secure it back to the foot of the carrier. We can then use the gray knob to tighten down each strap; we will do this on both sides of the carrier.Now with the front carrier installed we can move to the rear carrier where again, well repeat the same procedure, only this time were going to want to line it up with the front carrier to make it easier to load our skis and snowboard. With the rear carrier installed, were now ready to load our skis and snowboards. Well simply open the carriers using the gray push button on the ends of each carrier and then we can slide the snowboard and ski into position and clamp down the carriers.Just like that were all loaded up and were ready to go. That completes our test fit of the Thule Flattop Ski and Snowboard carrier, part number th92725 on our 2013 Honda CRV..



Thule Domestique Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Domestique roof-mounted bike carrier, part number TH513. To mount the carrier to our roof rack, we'll set it up on top of our cross bars, and then we can fit the head of the bike rack over our front load bar. We'll lift the bottom clamp around the bottom of our load bar, and use the included Allen key to tighten down the Allen head bolts. Once we have the head of our bike rack secured, we can move to the rear. We want to position the rear clamp and again tighten it down with the included Allen wrench. Once we've done that, we'll take our skewer and reinsert it into the head.



Yakima DoubleDown Ace Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Yakima DoubleDown Ace 4 Bike Carrier part number Y02451. Now to begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, line up our pin holes and insert our pin with the red knob into the pin holes and turn the black knob at the back side of the carrier to engage our anti-rattle device. Now that the carrier is secured to the vehicle, well go ahead and go over a few measurements. We have about 11-1/2 inches of ground clearance and the closest part of the carrier to the closest part of the vehicle here at the rear bumper is bout 6-1/2 inches. With the cradle arms folded down weve added about 12 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. To access the cargo area, well lift up the red knob at the base of the carrier and tilt the mast down.



Thule Apex 4 Swing Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV, well be test fitting the Thule Apex Swing Four Bike Carrier, part number TH9027.We'll begin by sliding the bike rack shank into the hitch and allow the integrated locking hitch pin to fall into the pin hole. We can then move to the anti-rattle knob where we'll tighten down the knob, securing our bike rack to the vehicle.We'll now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance for this bike rack is 12 and a half inches and the closest point of the bike rack to the back of our vehicle measures six inches. In its folded position, we add about 14 inches of additional length to the rear of our vehicle.Now we can go ahead and pull the hitch switch at the top of the mast and bring out our dual arms where we'll undo the straps to expose our cradles. We'll place the bike into the cradles and bring the straps around securing the bike to the bike rack.Now the advantage to the Apex Swing is that it does have the ability whether a bike is loaded on it or not, to swing out towards the passenger side of the vehicle, completely out of the way of the cargo area. We'll undo the knob here at the back of the mast where we can then pull the T-handle and begin swinging the bike rack out.



Softride Dura Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV well be test fitting the SoftRide Dura Parallelogram part number SR26247. We are going to begin our test fit by simply sliding the bike rack shank into the hitch. We will line up the hitch pin hole and install our anti-rattle bolt. With our bolt tight our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. At this point well go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance here at the bike rack is 12 inches.



Pro Series Eclipse 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV were going to do a test fit of the Pro Series Eclipse 4 Hitch Bike Rack product number 63124. To mount our bike carrier, well slide the shank of the bike rack into our hitch. We can then line up our pin holes and install our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down. This will make sure that our bike rack is secured to our vehicle. Now we can go ahead and go over a few measurements. Our ground clearance is 12 inches and we have 6 inches from the closest part of our vehicle to the closest point on our bike rack.



Kuat Beta Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Kuat Beta Aluminum Folding 2 Bike Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier for 2-inch hitches part number B202-2. Now to begin our test fit well slide the shank into the hitch, line up the pin holes and install the included hitch pin. Well put the clip on the other side of the pin where well move back to the back of the shank and tighten the knob down securing the anti-rattle device and the bike rack to the vehicle. At this point well go over a few measurements. Our ground clearance is 10-3/4 inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the closest part of the bike carrier 5 inches. With the bike rack in its folded position weve added about 13 inches of length to the rear of our vehicle.



Hollywood Racks Traveler 5 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Traveler 5 Bike Carrier part number HR9200. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, line up our pin holes and then thread our anti-rattle bolt through the pin holes and tighten with a wrench. Now well go ahead and go over a few measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle come together. We have about 12 inches of ground clearance and the closest part of the carrier to the closest part of the vehicle is about 8-1/2 inches. With the cradle arms folded down weve added about 17 inches to the overall length of the vehicle. To access the cargo area well pull the pin at the bottom of the mast and tilt the carrier down.



WeatherTech Cargo Floor Liner Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today well be test fitting the Weather Tech Cargo Liner, part number wt40524, black in color for your 2012 Honda CRV. This application is also available in gray, part number wt42524; or tan, part number wt41524. With our rear cargo area cleaned out, were ready to go ahead and install the Weather Tech cargo liner. Once its installed you can see the custom fit conforms to the interior trim panels of the rear cargo area. Its got a raised outer edge and special cut outs to go around the manufacturers tie down hooks. This is a one piece liner and extends all the way from the second row seating to the rear threshold.



Husky Front and Rear Floor Liners Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV, we'll be testing the Husky weather beater custom floor liners, front and rear row, part number hl98453, tan in color. First we'll go ahead and remove the old manufactures floor mats and now we're ready to install the Husky floor liner. The Husky floor liner is custom molded to precisely fit the vehicle and stay in place. The shape, channels, and moldings all work to keep debris contained in the liner and off of the carpeting. As you can see here, they have the special stay-put nibs to really keep that floor liner in position. The custom molding over the manufacture hooks, all with a raised outer edge and extension up underneath the dashboard, as seen here on the driver's side up underneath the brake and gas pedal, will really help protect the carpeting, keeping that dirt, dust, and debris contained in the liner and off of the carpeting.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV, well be installing the Tow Ready T1 Connector, part number 118561. To begin our install, well first open up the rear tailgate, then well remove the spare tire cover, set it aside for reinstallation later. Next well go ahead and remove the rear threshold. To remove the rear threshold, there are two pushpin fasteners well need to remove first. To remove the pushpin fastener, well use a pocket screwdriver to press in on the center and then remove the fastener completely. With both fasteners removed well gently pull on the rear threshold unlocking the plastic fasteners underneath.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 two bike carrier for two inch hitches, part number HR1450. To begin our test fit well slide the bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole and slide in the hitch pin. With our hitch pin in well move to the back of the shank where well tighten down the knob, securing our bike rack to the vehicle. Now that our bike rack is secured well go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance here at the lowest part of our bike rack measures 12 inches. From the closest point on the bike rack to the back of the vehicle measures eight and three eighths inches.



Yakima DoubleDown Ace Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Yakima Doubledown Ace 4 Bike Carrier, part number Y02451. Now to begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, line up our pinholes, insert our pin with a red knob into the pinholes and turn the black knob at the back side of the carrier to engage our anti-rattle device. Now that the carrier is secured to the vehicle, well go over a few clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle fit together. Theres about 12 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the carrier to the closest part of the vehicle here at the rear bumper is about 7 inches. With the cradle arms folded down weve added about 13 inches of overall length to the vehicle.



Hollywood Racks Traveler 5 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Traveler five bike carrier, part number HR9200. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, line up our pin holes, thread our anti-rattle bolt through the pin holes and tighten with a wrench. Now with the bike secured to the vehicle well go over a few clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle fit together. Theres about 12 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the carrier to the closest part of the vehicle here at the rear bumper is about 13 inches. With the cradle arms folded down weve added a total of 16 inches to the overall length of the vehicle.



Hollywood Racks Traveler Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Traveler four bike carrier, part number HR8500. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, line up our pin holes, thread our anti-rattle bolt through the pin holes and tighten them with a wrench. Now with the carrier secured to the vehicle well go over a few clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle will fit together. There is about 12 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the carrier to the closest part of the vehicle here at the rear bumper is about seven inches. With the cradle arms folded down weve added about 11 inches to the overall length of the vehicle.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider Recumbent Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider two bike carrier for recumbents, part number HR1000R-1G. To begin our test fit we will slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, line up our pin holes, thread our anti-rattle bolt through the pin holes and tighten with a wrench. Now that the carrier is secured to the vehicle well go over a few clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle will fit together. There is about 12 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the carrier to the closest part of the vehicle is about five and a half inches. We have added a total of 30 inches to the overall length of the vehicle.



Kuat Sherpa Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2011 Honda CR-V

Today weve got a 2011 Honda CRV and were going to be test fitting the Kuat Sherpa hitch mounted bike carrier, part number s102. To mount the carrier to the vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, well line up our hitch pin holes and well use the hand knob at the end of the shank to tighten down our anti-rattle device. Next well go over a handful of clearance measurements. Weve got about 13 inches of clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground, weve got about two inches of clearance between the closet part of the carrier and the closet part of the vehicle, overall weve added about 14 inches of length to the vehicle when the carrier is folded up. Now we want to check for rear vehicle access, well pull the release level at the base of the bike rack and tilt it down flat, well open the cargo door of our Honda CRV to make sure we can still access the area even with the bike rack installed. Now we can go ahead and load up a bike, well open the ratcheting arm and extend it all the way out, well also undo the wheel strap of the cradle closest to the vehicle, well pick up our bike, sit it into the wheel tray and secure it first using the ratcheting hook up front, well place it on the tire just ahead of the front brake caliber.











Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount with 2 Inch Drop Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Here on this 2013 Honda CRV will test fit a Convert-A-Ball Cushion Ball Mount, Part Number AMSC2. First, we will need to find the hitch height. This is the measurement from the ground to the inside top of the hitch tube. Our hitch hike is 13-3/4 inches. Make sure you measure your vehicle to establish the correct fitting. Enter the shaft into the hitch lining up the pinhole, take the pin and thread to the pinhole and secure with the clip.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Honda CR-V - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2013 Honda CRV were going to install part number 90089 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch will look like once its installed on a vehicle. Next well give you some measurements to help you when selecting some accessories such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 14 1/2 inches. From center of the hitch pin hole tot eh edge of the bumper will be about 2 inches. Now Ill go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Honda CR-V - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2013 Honda CRV were going to install part number 36520 from Draw-Tite. This is what the hitch looks like once its installed on a vehicle. Next well give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 14 1/2 inches. From center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about 2 inches. Now I will go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV were going to be installing a set of Rain-X latitude wiper blades. On the drivers side well be using the 26 inch blade, part number RX5079281. Now on the passenger side well be using the 16 inch blade, part number RX5079274. Well be starting over on the drivers side. The first thing we need to do is lift the wiper blade and arm up so that we can get the old, or original, blade out. Our CRV uses the J-hook style arm.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2010 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2010 Honda CRV well be installing part number 118427, T1 connector by Tow Ready. Well go ahead and open up the hatch. First thing we want to do is to make sure everything is out of the way. Were going to remove the spare tire cover and get it out of the way. Were going to go ahead and remove the lining bolts with our trim hardware to gain access to the right rear corner panel of the vehicle. With those removed we can go ahead and remove the trim panel.



SportRack Escape 3 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today, on this 2009 Honda CRV, we are going to attest Part number A30403 from Sportrack. Couple things to know, that this bicycle rack will work with 1-1/4 receiver hitches, class-two only. This will also work with a class-three receiver hitch, with the included spacer. All right, we'll start off our test fit by installing the bike rack into the hitch. Then, we'll tighten down the anti-rattle ball and install the safety clip on the other side. Then, we'll go ahead ang get some clearance measurements.



Surco Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on this 2009 Honda CRV, were going to do a test fit of part number 52018, from Surco. This is our 24x60 cargo carrier. Alright, a couple of things to know: this is a cargo carrier designed for two-inch receiver hitches only; it has a 500 pound capacity or the limit of the receiver hitch; and, its created from a steel design with a powder coat finish. Now well start out the test fit by installing the carrier into the hitch. Then well go ahead and install the hitch pin and clip. Then, well go ahead and get a few clearance measurements.



SportRack EZ Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV, were going to do a test fit of part number a30901, from Sportrack. A few things to know about this bicycle rack: it will work with engine quarter receiver hitches, both class one and class two; it will also work with two inch receiver hitches, with the included spacer. Well start out our test fit by installing the bike rack into the hitch. Then Ill tighten down the anti-rattle bolt and put the safety pin on the other side. Then well go ahead and get some clearance measurements. Clearance from the bicycle rack to the hitch will be about 10 inches.



Rola Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV, were going to do a test fit part number 59502 from Rola. This is a hitch cargo carrier. A few things to know about this cargo carrier are that it is designed for two-hitch receiver hitches only. It has a capacity for 600 pounds or lower limit of your hitch. The shank is also raised to give you a little bit better ground clearance. Well start off to test it by installing the cargo carrier in to the hitch, and then installing the pin and clip.



Pro Series Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV, were going to test fit part number 63153 from tow-ready. This is a 24x60 cargo carrier. A few things to know about this cargo carrier is that it has a raised shank that elevates the carrier platform for a little bit better ground clearance. Its constructed from steel with a black powder coat finish. The weight capacity of this cargo carrier is 500 pounds. Also, this cargo carrier is designed for two-hitch receiver hitches only.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today we have a 2012 Honda CRV with 225/70-16 tires. Well be test fitting the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains for light trucks, part number PW2016C. The first we need to do is lay our chains out flat. These chains are directional and they are indicated with a yellow tag which side is left-hand side and which side is right-hand side. Today were starting on our passenger front. Make sure that the hooks are facing out so that they dont bite into the side walls of our tire.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today we have a 2012 Honda CRV with 225/70-16 tires. Well be test fitting the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, part number PW1038. The first thing we need to do is layout our tire chain. We want to make sure that the hooks are facing outwards so that they dont bite into the tire. On the underside of the hook it should say tire side. This is the side that should make contact with our tires.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Honda CR-V - Curt

Today, on this 2010 Honda CRV, we're going to install part number 13555 Curb. This is what the hitch looks like once installed in the vehicle. Next, we'll use some measurements to help you on selecting some accessories such as the ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. On top of this opening down to the ground, we've got 15 1/4 inches. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper will be about 2 3/4 inches. Now, we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2009 Honda CRV were going to do a test fit of part number RX5079281 from Rain-X. This is a latitude windshield wiper blade. The passenger side will be a different size and that would be part number RX5079283. To start off our test fit well go ahead and remove the original blades first. Theres a small tab that we can push then we can go ahead and slide off the original blade. Now the new windshield wiper blade slides right into place.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Honda CR-V - Curt

Today on this 2013 Honda CR-V, were going to install part number C13119 from Curt. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next well give you some measurements to help you out selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 14-1/2 inches. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper will be about 1-3/4 inches. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Honda CR-V - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2013 Honda CR-V, were going to install part number 87621 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next well give you some measurements to help you out selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 14. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper will be about 2. Now well go ahead and show how the hitch is installed.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Honda CR-V - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2013 Honda CR-V, were going to install part number 75742 from Draw-Tite. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next well give you some measurements to help you out selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 14. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper will be about 2. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Yakima StickUp 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2013 Honda CRV Ill be showing you how to install and operate the Yakima Stickup two bike hitch mounted folding rack, part number Y02420. To install take the bike rack carrier and slide the shank into the hitch, lining up the threaded pin hole. Take the pin and thread it through the pin hole, tighten with the wrench and secure it with a clip on the other side. Now well go over some clearance measurements to see how the rack fits with the vehicle. Theres 12 inches of ground clearance, five inches from the closest part of the rack to the closest part of the vehicle, and weve added an overall 17.5 inches tot eh vehicle. To access the cargo area pull the big red pin and allow the bike rack to fold down.



Thule T2 Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2013 Honda CRV Ill be showing you how to install the Thule T2 platform style two bike carrier, part number TH916XTR. To begin our test fit insert the bike rack shank into the receiver tube of the hitch. Then enter the anti-rattle bolt into the threaded pin hole. Following this procedure tighten it down with a wrench and then lock the bolt. Lets go over some measurements for this bike rack. The ground clearance for this bike rack is 11 inches.



Yakima HighLite 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2013 Honda CRV Ill be showing you how to install and operate the Yakima Highlight Aluminum two bike carrier, part number Y02438. To install take the bike carrier and insert the shank into the hitch, align the pin hole and insert the red safety pin into the pin holes. Then turn the black knob on the back of the bike carrier until it is tight to engage the anti-rattle wedge. Now lets go over some clearance measurements. Theres about 11 inches of ground clearance with this carrier. There is about seven inches of space between the closest part of the carrier and the closest part of the vehicle.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Thule Vertex four bike carrier for both inch and a quarter and two inch hitches, part number TH9029. Now with our adapter already installed on our bike rack shank for the two inch hitch well go ahead and slide the shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. With the bolt tight our bike rack is secure to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance here at the bike rack is 12 and a half inches. From the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is five inches.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Pro, part number TH934XTR. This is a folding, tilting four bike rack with anti-sway cradles. One quick note on this bike rack, this will work in class one through class three hitches, however when using in a class one hitch you are limited to two bikes. Now to begin our test fit well slide our bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. With the bolt tight our bike rack is secure to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements.



Thule Apex 4 Swing Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Thule Apex swing, four bike carrier, part number TH9027. Now to begin our test fit well slide our bike rack shank into the hitch and allow our integrated anti-locking hitch pin to fall in to the hitch pin hole. Well then move to our anti-rattle knob where well tighten the knob down securing our bike rack to the vehicle. Well now give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance here at bike rack is 12 inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is two and a half inches. Well now pull the hitch switch here at the top of the mast which will allow us to bring out the dual arms, where we can then undo the straps to expose our cradles.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Thule Apex four bike carrier, part number TH9025. Now to begin our test fit with our two inch adapter already installed on the shank well slide the shank into the hitch and allow the integrated anti-locking hitch pin to fall in to the hitch pin hole. Well then move to our anti-rattle knob where well tighten the knob down securing our bike rack to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 12 and a half inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is three and a half inches. Well now go ahead and pull the hitch switch here at the bottom of the bike rack mast to allow the mast to tilt down.



Swagman XTC2 Wheel Mount Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Swagman XTC2 two bike carrier for both inch and a quarter and two inch hitches, part number S64670. Now to begin our test fit with the included adapter already installed on our bike rack shank well slide the shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. With the bolt tight our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance here at the bike rack is 14 and a half inches. From the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is seven inches.



Swagman Titan Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Swagman Titan four bike carrier, part number S63410. Now using the included adapter for the two inch hitch well slide in our bike rack shank to the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install or tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. With our bolt tight we can now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 14 and a half inches. From the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 10 inches. Well now go ahead and pull the switch here at the bottom of the bike rack mast which will allow us to tilt the mast down.



Surco Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Surco 24 by 60 cargo carrier for two inch hitches, part number 52018. Now to begin our test fit well slide our cargo carrier shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install our hitch pin. With the pin in well simply put the clip on the other side which will secure our cargo carrier to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and do a few measurements. From the closest point of our cargo carrier to the back of the vehicle is four inches. The cargo carrier will add an additional 29 and a half inches of overall length to the vehicle.



SportRack EZ Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Sportrack two bike hitch mounted bike rack, part number A30901. Now to begin our test fit using the included adapter for the two inch hitch well slide our bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install or tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. With our bolt tight our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 16 inches. From the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle was 10 inches.



SportRack Escape 3 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Sportrack Escape three bike hitch mounted bike rack, part number A30403. Now to begin our test fit well slide out bike rack shank using the included adapter for the two inch hitch into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install or tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. With the bolt tight our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 11 and a half inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is eight inches. Well now go ahead and pull the pin here at the bottom of the mast which will allow us to tilt the mast down.



Softride Dura Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Softride Dura parallelogram tilting four bike rack for both inch and a quarter and two inch hitches, part number SR26247. Now to begin our test fit weve already installed our two inch shank. Were ready to slide it into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install or tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. With the bolt tight our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and do a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 11 and a half inches and from the closest point of the bike rack mast to the back of the vehicle is five inches.



Rola Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Rola 23 by 56 rail cargo carrier for two inch hitches, part number 59502. Now all well need to do is slide in our cargo carrier shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install our hitch pin. With the pin in well simply put the clip on the other side which will secure our cargo carrier to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. From the closest point of our cargo carrier to the back of the vehicle is 10 inches. The cargo carrier will add an additional 34 inches of overall length to the vehicle.



Pro Series Q-Slot Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Pro Series Q-Slot platform style two bike carrier, part number PS63134. Now to begin our test fit using the including adapter for the two inch hitch well slide our bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install our hitch pin. With the pin in well put the clip on the other side which will secure our bike rack to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 15 and a half inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 10 inches. Well now go ahead and unfold the bike rack platform and open our cargo door.



Pro Series Eclipse 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Pro Series Eclipse four bike hitch mounted folding bike rack, part number 63124. Now to begin our test fit well slide our bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install or tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. With the bolt tight our bike rack is secured to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 11 inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is six and a half inches. Well now pull the pin here at the bottom of the bike rack mast which will allow us to tilt the bike rack down.



Pro Series Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Pro Series 24 by 60 rail cargo carrier for two inch hitches, part number 63153. Now to begin our test fit well simply slide our cargo carrier shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install our hitch pin. With the pin in well put the clip on the other side which will secure our cargo carrier to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. From the closest point of our cargo carrier to the back of the vehicle is 10 and a half inches. This cargo carrier will add an additional 36 inches of overall length to the vehicle.



Kuat Sherpa Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Kuat Sherpa aluminum hitch mounted, two bike rack, with wheel mount cradles, part number S102. Now to begin well slide our bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install our hitch pin. With our pin in well give the bike rack a slight tug and tighten down our anti-rattle knob here on the bike of the shank. This will secure our bike rack to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the bike rack is 12 inches.



Draw-Tite Ball Mount Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Draw Tite ball mount, part number 2923. Before we fit our ball mount well need to measure our hitch height. Thats the measurement from the ground to the inside of the top edge of our receiver tube. Now, remember hitch height is going to vary from vehicle to vehicle, depending on tires, aftermarket parts or even the model of hitch itself. Make sure you measure your own vehicle. Our hitch height measures 13 inches.



Curt Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Curt 24 by 60 folding cargo carrier for two inch hitches, part number C18132. Now to begin our test fit well slide the cargo carrier shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install our hitch pin. We can then put the clip on the other side of the pin which will secure our cargo carrier to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance here at the cargo carrier, with the platform folded up, is 11 inches. From the closest point of the carrier to the back of the vehicle is one and a half inches.



Curt 20x60 Folding Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Curt 20 by 60 folding aluminum cargo carrier for two inch hitches, part number C18100. Now to begin our test fit well simply slide the cargo carrier shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install our hitch pin. With the pin in we can simply put the clip on the other side of the pin which will secure our cargo carrier to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance with the cargo carrier platform folded up is 10 inches. From the closest point of the carrier to the back of the vehicle is five inches.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2013 Honda CRV well be test fitting part number C18145. This is the Curt 20 by 48 cargo carrier for both inch and a quarter and two inch hitches. Now with the included adapter with the two inch hitch on the cargo shank were ready to fit it to the vehicle. Well slide our shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pin hole, and install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt. With the bolt tight our cargo carrier is secured to the vehicle. Well now go ahead and give you a few measurements.



Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount with 4 Inch Drop Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today for this 2013 Honda CRV Ill be showing you how to install the conversion ball cushion ball mount, part number AMSC4. The first thing well have to do is measure the hitch height. The hitch height is the measurement from the ground to the inside top of the hitch tube. Ours measures 13 and three-quarters of an inch. This is crucial in finding the correct ball mount for you. Make sure that you measure your vehicle as heights can change from vehicle to vehicle.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Honda CR-V - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2009 Honda CR-V, were going to install part number 75547 from Draw-Tite. This is what the hitch looks like once it's installed on the vehicle. Next, well be using the measurements that will help you out in selecting some accessories such as the ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be 15-3/4 inches and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about 2 inches. Now, well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First thing you need to do is go ahead and lower the exhaust.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2013 Honda CRV, Ill be showing you how to install the Thule Doubletrack platform style two-bike carrier part number TH990XT. Take the bike carrier and slide the shaft into the hitch lining up the threaded pinhole. Thread the pin through the threaded pinhole and tighten with a wrench the secure with the lock. Now well go over some clearance measurements to see how this bike carrier fits with the vehicle. Our ground clearance for this bike carrier is 10.5 inches. From the closest part of the vehicle to the closest part of the bike carrier is 5.5 inches.







Yakima StickUp 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Yakima StickUp 2 Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier, part number Y02420. To mount this carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank into the receiver tube of our hitch. Line up the hitch pin holes and then well thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it with a wrench. Weve got about 13 inches of clearance from the bottom of the carrier to the ground. Weve got about 4 inches of space between the closest part of the bike rack and the closest part of the vehicle. Overall weve added about 14-1/2 inches of length to the rear of our vehicle.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today we have with us a 2009 Honda CRV and were going to be test fitting the Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier, part number TH9029. To fit our bike rack on our vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up the hitch pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down with a wrench. Once weve done that were going to check first for rear vehicle access. Well grab the quick release lever at the bottom of the carrier to fold it down. Well open the cargo door of our CRV and make sure we can still access the cargo area.



Thule T2 Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Thule T2 Platform Style Bike Carrier part number TH916XTR. To mount the carrier to the vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into our receiver tube. Well line up the hitch pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down with a wrench. Once weve done that well go over some clearance measurements. Weve got about 12-1/2 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground. Weve got about 4 inches of clearance from the closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle and we added about 16 inches of length to the rear of our vehicle.



Thule Parkway 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Thule Parkway 2 Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier part number TH958. To mount the carrier to our vehicle were going to insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. Well line up the hitch pin holes, feed in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down. Once we have done that were going to check for rear vehicle access. Well remove the pin at the base of the bike rack and tilt it down to make sure we can still open the cargo door of our CRV. Now well tilt the bike rack back up and go over some clearance measurements.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today we have with us a 2009 Honda CRV and were going to be test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier part number TH934XTR. To mount the carrier to our vehicle were going to insert the shank into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down. Next well check for rear vehicle access. Well remove the pin at the base of the bike rack and tilt it down. Well open the hatch of our CRV and make sure we can still access our cargo area.



Thule Helium Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Thule Helium Aluminum Bike Carrier part number TH970XT. To mount this carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up the hitch pin holes and then well use the hand knob to tighten our bike carrier. Well then take the safety pin and insert it to our hitch pin hole. Next well check for rear vehicle access. Well grab the release lever at the base of the bike rack and tilt it down.



Thule Apex 4 Swing Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Thule Apex Swing 4 Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier part number TH9027. To mount our carrier to the vehicle first well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our vehicle. Well push it in until the automatic hitch pin closes in our hitch pin hole and then well tighten the anti-rattle device with the hand knob. Next well go over some clearance measurements. Weve got about 6 inches of clearance between the closest part of the bike carrier and the closest part of the vehicle. Weve got about 13 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Thule Double Track Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier part number TH990XT. To mount this carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into our receiver tube of our hitch. Well line up the hitch pin holes and then thread in our anti-rattle bolt and then tighten it down with a wrench. Next well go over some clearance measurements. We have about 12 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground. Weve got about 4 inches of clearance between the closest part of the bike carrier and the closest part of the vehicle.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Thule Apex 4 Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier part number TH9025. To mount our carrier to the vehicle were going to hold open the automatic hitch pin. Well fit the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. Well release the automatic hitch pin and let it snap into place in our hitch pin hole then well use the hand knob to tighten down the anti-rattle device securing our bike rack to the vehicle. Next were going to check for rear vehicle access. Well pull the quick release lever at the base of the bike rack and let it tilt down.



Swagman XTC2 Wheel Mount Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today, on our 2009 Honda CRV, were going to be test fitting the Swagman XTC2 hitch-mounted bike carrier, part number s64670. To mount our carrier to the vehicle, were going to insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up the hitch pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and use a wrench to tighten it down. Next, were going to go over some clearance measurements. We have 13 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground. We have 7 inches of clearance between the closest part of the vehicle and the closest part of the bike rack.



Rhode Gear Highway Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Rhode Gear Highway 2 Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier part number RG8015220. To mount this carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up the hitch pin holes then well thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down with a wrench. Next were going to go over some clearance measurements. We have 11-1/2 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of our bike rack to the ground. Weve got about 9 inches of clearance between the closest part of our bike rack and the closest part of our vehicle.



Pro Series Q-Slot Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV, were going to be test fitting the Pro Series Q-Slot Hitch-Mounted Bike Carrier, part number PS63134. To mount our bike rack to our vehicle, were going to insert the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. Well line up the hitch pin holes and secure our bike rack with a hitch pin. Next, well check some clearance measurements. Well take the two arms of the wheel trays and pull them down flat. We have about 13 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground.



Pro Series Eclipse 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV, were going to be test fitting the Pro Series Eclipse 4 Hitch-Mounted Bike Carrier, part number 63124. To mount our carrier to the vehicle, well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. Well line up the hitch pin holes, feed in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down. Next, were going to go over some clearance measurements. Weve got about 12-3/4-inch clearance from bottom of the bike rack to the ground. Weve got about 6-1/2 inches of space between the closest part of the bike rack and closest part of the vehicle.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Honda CR-V - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2003 Honda CR-V, we'll be installing Hidden Hitch, part number 87578. Now before we begin our installation, here's what your hitch will look like on your vehicle. We'll go ahead and give you a few measurements to help you in selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost part of the spare tire is 9 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 15 inches. Now, let's go ahead with our install.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Honda CR-V - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2003 Honda CRV well be installing Draw Tite Hitch part number 75690. Now before we begin our installation heres what your hitch will look like on your vehicle. Well go ahead and give you a few measurements to help you when selecting accessories such as a drawbar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost part of the spare tire is 9 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 15 inches. Now lets go ahead with our install.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Honda CR-V - Hidden Hitch

Today, on our 2009 Honda CRV, were going to be installing the Hidden Hitch, part number 87440. This is what our hitch will look like once its installed. Next, well 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 outermost side of the bumper is going to be 2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack or cargo carrier.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Honda CR-V - Curt

Today in our 2009 Honda CRV were going to be installing Curt Hitch, part number 13555. This is what our hitch would look like once its installed. Next, well go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 14-3/4 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Honda CR-V - Curt

Today on our 2009 Honda CRV, were going to install the Curt Hitch, part number 11555. This is what our hitch will look like once its in place. Next, well go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 6 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 12-1/4 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier.



UWS Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2003 Honda CR-V

Today were working with a 2003 Honda CRV and well test fit UWSs 23 inch by 51 inch Aluminum Cargo Carrier, part number UWS03511. To mount the carrier to our vehicle, well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well then line up the hitch pin holes and secure the carrier with a pin and clip. With our carrier mounted to the vehicle, well go over some clearance measurements. At the rear of the cargo carrier weve got about 13-inches of ground clearance, our spare tire just overhangs the rail of our cargo carrier and weve got about 7-inches of clearance between the tail pipe and the closest corner of our cargo carrier. Do keep this in mind while loading the cargo carrier as heat may transfer from the exhaust to the carrier and whatever is on it.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2003 Honda CR-V

Today in the studio, we have a 2003 Honda CR-V and we're going to be test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Bike Carrier, part number TH934XTR. To mount our bike carrier to the vehicle, we'll insert the shank into the receiver tube. We'll line up the hitch pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down with a wrench. Once we've done that, we'll check for rear vehicle access. We'll pull the pin at the base of the bike rack and tilt it down then we'll open the cargo door of our CR-V and make sure we can still access our cargo area. We can't quite open the door all the way, but we can still get access to our cargo area.



Thule Helium Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2003 Honda CR-V

Today were working with a 2003 Honda CRV and well be test fitting the Thule Helium Aluminum Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier, part number TH970XT. To mount the carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank into the receiver tube of our hitch then we want to make sure we line up the safety pin hole. Well use the hand knob to tighten the anti rattle device and secure the bike rack to the hitch and then well insert our safety pin. Next well check for rear vehicle access. Well grab the hitch switch at the base of the rack and tilt it down. Then well open the cargo door of our CRV to make sure we still have rear vehicle access.



Surco Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2003 Honda CR-V

Today in the studio, we have a 2003 Honda CR-V and we'll be test fitting Surco's 24-inch by 60-inch cargo carrier for 2-inch hitches, part number 52018. To mount our carrier to the vehicle, we'll insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll line up the hitch pin holes and then secure it with a pin and clip. With the carrier mounted to the vehicle, we'll go over some clearance measurements. We've got about 13 inches of ground clearance at the back of the cargo carrier. Our spare tire overhangs our cargo rail just a little bit and weve got about 7 inches of clearance from the tail pipe to the closest part of the cargo carrier.



Rola Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2003 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2003 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Rola 23x56 Railed Cargo Carrier, part number 59502. To mount our carrier to the vehicle well insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch and line up the hitch pin holes then well secure the carrier with a pin and clip. With that our carrier is all mounted and we can go over some clearance measurements. Weve got about 17 inches of ground clearance with the back of the cargo carrier. Weve got about 4-1/2 inches of clearance between our spare tire and our cargo carrier, and from the right hand corner of the cargo basket to our tailpipe measures about 14 inches. Just keep this in mind when loading your cargo carrier.



Rhode Gear Highway Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2003 Honda CR-V

Today, we've got a 2003 Honda CR-V and we're test fitting the Rhode Gear Highway 2 Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier, part number RG8015220. To mount the carrier to our vehicle, we'll insert the shank into the receiver tube of the hitch. We'll line up the hitch pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten down using a wrench. Next, we'll check for rear vehicle access. We'll pull the pin at the base of the bike rack and tilt it down. We'll open the cargo door of our CR-V to make sure we can still access our cargo area.



Pro Series Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2003 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2003 Honda CR-V, we're going to be test fitting the Pro Series 24-inch by 60-inch Railed Cargo Carrier, part number 63153. To mount the carrier to our vehicle, we'll insert the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll line up the hitch pin holes and secure the carrier with a pin and clip. Next, we'll go over some clearance measurements. We've got about 17 inches of ground clearance at the back of the carrier. We've got about 5 inches of clearance between the spare tire and our carrier.



Yakima HighLite 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Yakima Highlight aluminum 2 bike hitch mounted carrier part #: Y02438. To mount our carrier to the vehicle well insert the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube and line up the hitch pinholes. Well use the hand knob at the base of the bike rack to tighten down the anti-rattle knob, then well insert the safety pin into our hitch pin hole. Next well check for some clearance measurements. Weve got about 5 inches of clearance between the closest part of our bike rack and the furthest portion of our vehicle. Weve added about 12 inches of overall length to our vehicle and we have about 13 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground.



UWS Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today were going to do a test fit of part #: UWS03511 from UWS. This is their aluminum cargo carrier. Well start off our test fit by installing the cargo carrier into the hitch, then well go ahead and install the hitch pin and clip. Next well go ahead and give you some clearance measurements. From the closest point of the bumper to the cargo carrier it will be 3 inches and the overall length will be 27 inches. Now the tailpipe of this vehicle does point directly at the cargo carrier and the distance is going to be 8 inches, so be careful of the items that you put on that part of the cargo carrier.



Thule Parkway 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on this 2012 Honda CRV were going to do a test fit of part #: TH 958 from Thule. One thing to know about this bicycle rack that it is designed for 2 inch receiver hitches only. Now well start off our test fit by installing our bike rack into the hitch, then well go ahead and tighten down the anti-rattle bolt. Then well go ahead and get a couple of clearance measurements. From the security loop on the bike rack to the bumper is going to be 4 inches, from the bumper to the end of the arms is going to be 24 inches and ground clearance is going to be 12 inches. Now well go ahead and tilt be bike rack back and check for access to the back of the vehicle.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Thule Apex 4 bike carrier for 1 inch and 2 inch hitches part #: TH9025. With our vehicle equipped with a 2 inch hitch and our bike rack already preassembled we can go ahead and slide the bike rack shank directly into the receiver tube of the hitch lining up the hitch pinhole with the integrated locking hitch pin. Then well go ahead and take the hand knob and secure the bike rack to the hitch. As you can see with the hand knob tightened down it really takes out any movement between the bike rack and the vehicle. From the nearest point of the bumper to the nearest point of the hand knob on the bike rack shank is 3 inches. With our carrying arms down in the stored position it adds an additional 14 inches to the overall vehicles length.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Swagman roof mounted bike carrier part #: S64710. To mount the bike carrier onto our roof rack well set it in place on top of our load bars. Well fit the U-bolt clamps around our crossbars and then tighten them down using the included wing nuts. Well feed the clamping bar around our rear crossbar and again tighten it down with our wing nuts. With that done were ready to load our bike. Well drop our front fork into position on the skewer, well secure the bike by the front first and then well move back to the rear and tighten it down with the wheel strap.



SportRack Escape 3 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today we have with us the 2012 Honda CRV and well be test fitting the Sport Rack Escape three bike hitch mounted carrier part #: A30403. To mount the carrier to our vehicle well insert the shank of our rack into our receiver hitch and line up the hitch pinholes. Well insert and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt using a inch wrench. With our bike secure to the vehicle next well check some clearance measurements. Weve got about 9 inches of clearance from the furthest point of our vehicle to the closest point of the bike rack. Weve added an overall length of about 13 inches to the rear of the vehicle and have 13 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground.



Kuat Alpha Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Kuat Alpha 3 bike hitch mounted carrier part #: A103-white-114. To mount our bike carrier to the vehicle well insert the shank of the rack into the hitch and line up the hitch pinholes. Well use the hand knob at the base of the bike rack to tighten up our anti-rattle device, then well secure the bike rack with the pin and lock. Next, well check some clearance measurements. Weve got about 7 inches of clearance between the furthest point of our vehicle and the closest point of the bike rack. Weve added about 15 inches of overall length to the rear of our vehicle and we have about 13 inches of ground clearance of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground.



Yakima StickUp 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today we have with us a 2012 Honda CRV and well be test fitting the Yakima Stick Up 2 hitch mounted bike carrier part #: Y02420. To mount this bike rack to our vehicle well insert the shank of our rack into the receiver tube on our hitch. Well line up the hitch pinholes and then tighten down our anti-rattle bolt using a inch wrench or socket. Once weve secured the bike rack to our vehicle well take a few clearance measurements. There is about 3 inches of clearance between the furthest point of our vehicle and the closest point of the bike rack. Weve added about 15 inches of overall length to the vehicle and we have about 13 inches of ground clearance between the bottom of the bike rack shank and the ground.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 11 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Yakima Rocketbox Pro 11 roof mounted cargo box part #: Y07193. To fit the cargo box to our vehicle first well place it up on top of our crossbars. Well then position the clamps over our crossbars and adjust the placement of our cargo box until we get it where we want it. Then well move back and forth from driver side to passenger side to tighten down the clamps inside the box that go around the crossbars. Be careful to make sure that you position the cargo box in a manner that it wont inhibit access to your hatch door at the rear of the vehicle. With all four of the clamps tightened down were all ready to load up our box and get on with our trip.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on this 2012 Honda CRV were going to do a test fit of part #: TH9029 from Thule, this is the Vertex 4 bicycle rack. A few things to know about this bike rack that it will work with 1 inch receiver hitches both class 1 and class 2, however with a class 1 receiver hitch youre limited to carrying just two bicycles. And this will also work with a 2 inch receiver hitch with the included spacer and thats what well be working with today. To start off our test fit well install the bike rack into the hitch and then well go ahead and tighten down the anti-rattle bolt. Then well go ahead and get some clearance measurements. From the bike rack to the bumper is going to be 5 inches.



Surco Folding Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2012 Honda CRV were going to do a test fit of part #: 52018F, this is Circos folding cargo carrier. One thing to know about this cargo carrier is that it is designed for 2 inch receiver hitches only. Now well start off our test fit by installing the cargo carrier into the hitch, then well install the hitch pin and clip. Then well go and get some clearance measurements. From the bumper to the edge of the cargo carrier at its closest point will be 3 inches and overall length will be 15 inches, and the ground clearance will be about 11 inches. A couple of other measurements, overall length will be 41 and the distance between the tailpipe of the vehicle to the cargo carrier is going to be 21 inches.



SportRack EZ Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on this 2012 Honda CRV were going to do a test fit of part #: A30901 from Sport Rack. A few things to know about this bike rack that it will work with 1 inch receiver hitches both class 1 and class 2. This will also work with 2 inch receiver hitches with the included spacer and thats what well be working with today. Well install the bike rack into the hitch, then well tighten down the anti-rattle bolt, then well install the safety clip on the other side. Now Ill go ahead and get some clearance measurements. From the bike rack to the bumper at its closest point will be 9 inches, overall length will be 26 inches and the ground clearance will be 15.



RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV well be test fitting the Rocky Mounts Tie Rod roof mounted bike carrier part #: RKY1014. To mount our bike carrier up on top of our roof rack well set it up on top of our crossbars first. Well fit the rubber coated steel straps on the front head around our front crossbar. Well fit them back into the head and tighten them down using the included Alan key. In the rear well fit the clamp over our rear crossbar and use the wing nuts to tighten it down. With that done our bike racks installed on our roof rack and were ready to load our bike.



Kuat Sherpa Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV were going to be test fitting the Kuat Sherpa hitch mounted bike carrier part #: S102. To mount our bike rack to our vehicle well insert the shank of our rack into our hitch and line up the hitch pinhole. Well tighten down the knob for the anti-rattle device and secure the bike rack with the pin and lock. Once weve done that well go over some clearance measurements. Weve got about 2 inches of clearance from the furthest point of our vehicle to the closest part of the bike rack. Weve added about 14 inches of overall length to our vehicle and have 13 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground.



Curt 20x60 Folding Aluminum Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on this 2012 Honda CRV were going to do a test fit of part #: C18100 from Curt, this is our aluminum cargo carrier. One thing to note about this cargo carrier is that it is designed for two inch receiver hitches only. Well start off our test by installing the cargo carrier into the hitch, well install the hitch pin and clip. Now well go ahead and get a few clearance measurements. From the tailgate from to the cargo rack folded is going to be 2 inches. Ground clearance is going to be 10 inches.



Curt Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on this 2012 Honda CRV were going to do a test fit of part #: C18145 from Curt, this is our 20x48 inch cargo carrier. One thing to note about this cargo carrier that it can work with inch and a quarter receiver hitches and it will also work with two inch receiver hitches with the included spacer. Well start off our test fit by installing the cargo carrier into the hitch, then well tighten down the anti-rattle bolt and then well install the safety clip on the other side. Now well go ahead and get a few clearance measurements. From the edge of the bumper to the cargo carrier will be 4 inches and the overall length will be 24 inches, and the clearance from the tailpipe to the cargo carrier will be 9 inches. Now since the exhaust of this vehicle does point straight out back towards the cargo carrier be careful of the items you place back there in case theyre heat sensitive.



Yakima Q Tower Roof Rack Installation - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on a 2012 Honda CRV were going to do a test fit of the Yakima Roof Rack system. Well be using the 58 inch low bars, part number Y00409, the Q99 Q clips, and the Q83 Q clips and finally the Yakima Q towers. Were going to start with our low bars already assembled according to the instructions, so all Ive got to do is place them on the vehicle.First off, well go ahead and open up the front car doors, then well go ahead and place our first roof rack in place. Okay to put them in the right spot were going to measure from the edge of the windshield to the leading edge of the control tower. Now always go by your manufacturers instructions, however in this case well be using measurement of 10 inches. Okay, next well go ahead and make sure that the roof rack is sitting even from left to right.With the first bar in place well go ahead and attach it to the vehicle.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CRV, we're going to install the Curt four-pole wiring kit part number 56146KIT. First before we begin our install, we need to go ahead and remove some of the interior trim panels, starting with the spare tire cover, then the rear threshold. To remove the rear threshold, we have two fasteners here, one on each side. Then we'll need to remove the driver's side quarter panel. To do this, you need to remove a couple of pieces first. With the second row seats in the down position, we'll go ahead and pop the carpeting loose here.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Honda CR-V - Curt

Today on our 2012 Honda CR-V, were going to be installing the Curt Hitch, part number 11555. This is what out hitch will look like once its installed. Here are a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 6 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 11-1/2 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a bike rack or a cargo carrier.



Yakima Roof Rack Fairing Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2012 Honda CR-V, we're going to do a test fit of part number Y07048. This is the fairing for our Yakima roof racks. And now our Honda has already been equipped with the Yakima roof rack so all we got to do is attach it to the front crossbar. Our fairing has already been assembled according to instructions, so all we got to do is to install on the front crossbar. Basically, to fasten our snap on to the front crossbar, then we'll run a hard wire through and tighten it down. All right, and that's what it takes to install our fairing.



Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

All right, today on this 2012 Honda CR-V, we're going to do a test fit of part number Y02103 from Yakima. The front loader wheel mount bike carrier. Our Honda's already been equipped with a Yakima roof rack system. Okay, we'll start off with our roof rack already been assembled according to the instructions. So we'll start off by putting the front half onto the front crossbar and attaching it loosely. And then we'll go ahead and make sure if our clamp for our rear crossbar is slid in position and then loosely clamped down as well.



Yakima ForkLift Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

All right, today on this 2012 Honda CR-V, we're going to do a test fit of part number Y02098 from Yakima. This is the forklift roof mounted bike carrier. Now our Honda's already been equipped with a Yakima roof rack system and a bicycle rack who's already been assembled according to the instructions so all I got to do is place it on the roof rack. We'll start off by placing the front half of the bicycle rack with your front bar and then we'll go ahead and put the clamp onto it and route it underneath the bar and then loosely secure it. Then we'll go ahead and do the same process for the clamp at the back bar. All right, now we'll go ahead and take a second to make sure the roof rack is in the spot we wanted and make sure it's even in a straight line going front to rear.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Honda CR-V - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2011 Honda CR-V, we're going to install the hidden hitch, part number 87440. This is what the hitch will look like once it's installed. Here are few measurements that will assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is three inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is fifteen inches. This will assist you with selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Honda CR-V - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2011 Honda CR-V, we're going to install the draw tight hitch, part number 75547. This is what the hitch will look like once it's installed. Here are few measurements that will assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is three inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is fifteen inches. This will assist you with selecting accessories such as a draw bar, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Honda CR-V - Curt

Today in our list, we've got a 2012 Honda CRV. And we're going to be installing CURT hitch part number C13119. The first step in our installation is to remove these plastic appearance panels. There's a handful of push pins that we're going to need to remove and there's also three bolts that we're going to need to remove along the back. To remove our push fasteners, you can either use a flathead screwdriver, or if you got one, a pry tool. There's one more fastener here near the driver's side fender well right at the edge of the body.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today on our 2012 Honda CR-V, well be installing Tow-Ready Modulite part number 119176KIT. To begin our install, were gonna remove the rear threshold to make it easier to do our wiring. Well undo the two clips inside here and set it to the side for reinstallation later. Well then undo the hook on either side so that we can pull the panel away to make it easier to get to our wiring harness. Well now remove the taillights by removing the two bolts here and well repeat this process to remove the passenger side taillight. Next, on the driver side here well remove the seat panel and the seatback cover to allow us to peel back the cargo area panel.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Okay, today on this 2012 Honda CRV we're going to do a test fit of part number TH934XTR from Thule. This is the Hitching Post Pro. A few things to remember about this bicycle rack is that it will work with 1-1/4 inch receiver hitches both class I and class II. However, on a class I receiver hitch limited to carrying just two bicycles. Now this will also work with a 2-inch receiver hitch with the included spacer. On this particular test fit we'll be working with a class I receiver hitch.



Swagman XTC2 Wheel Mount Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today, we have a 2012 Honda CRV and were going to be test fitting the Swagman XTC 2 Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier, part number S64670. To mount the bike rack, well insert the shank of the rack into the receiver tube on the hitch of our vehicle. Well line up the hitch pinholes and well feed our anti-rattle bolt through. Well tighten it down using a 3/4-inch wrench. With the anti-rattle bolt all tightened down, were going to go ahead and check for rear vehicle access. Well fold the platform trays down and well also fold the upright mast down.



Thule Helium Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on our 2012 Honda CRV we're going to a test fit of part number TH970XT from Thule. A few things to know about this bicycle rack is that it will work with 1-1/4 inch receiver hitches both class I and class II. This will also work with 2-inch receiver hitches with the provided spacer. On this particular vehicle we'll be working with a class I receiver hitch. We'll start off our test fit by installing the bike rack shank into the hitch, we'll install the safety pin, pull back on the rack, put some tension on it and then we'll tighten down the anti-rattle knob. Alright now we'll go ahead and get some clearance measurements.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on this 2012 Honda CRV we're going to a test fit of part number TH990XT. A few things to know about this bicycle rack is that it will work with 1-1/4 inch receiver hitches both class I and class II. This will also work with 2-inch receiver hitches with the included spacer. On this vehicle we'll be working with a class I receiver hitch. Now we'll start off our test fit by installing the bike rack into the hitch and then we'll tighten down the anti-rattle bolt and install the lock on the other side. Alright now we'll go ahead and get some clearance measurements.



RockyMounts PitchFork Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on this 2012 Honda CRV, were going to do a test fit of the RockyMounts Pitchfork Bike Carrier, part number RKY0438. A few notes about this bicycle rack is that it will work with round bars and square bars and some elliptical bars. This is also compatible for bicycles with disk brakes. Now, our Honda has round bars already installed for our roof rack, so what Ill do is take our already assembled bicycle rack and place it on the roof rack. Well line the front clamp with the front crossbar and then well loosely clamp it down in place, and then well go ahead and move the clamp and put the back bar into position. Alright, well take a second to make sure that the bike rack is even with the vehicle, front to rear, and then well go ahead and tighten it down for good.



Rhode Gear Highway Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Today, we have a 2012 Honda CRV and well be test fitting the Rhode Gear Highway 2 Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier, part number RG8015220. To mount the bike carrier to our vehicle, well fit the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube on our hitch. Well line up the hitch pinholes, feed our anti-rattle bolt through the hitch in the bike rack, and tighten it down using a 3-1/4-inch wrench. With the bolt tightened down, our bike rack is secured and ready to go. First, were going to check for rear vehicle access. Well pull the pin at the bottom of our bike rack, tilt it down to make sure we can still open the cargo door of our CRV.



Pro Series Q-Slot Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda CR-V

Alright, today on this 2012 Honda CRV, were going to do a test fit of part number PS63134. This is the Pro Series Q Slot Platform Style Bike Carrier. A few things to know about this bicycle rack is that it will work with 1-1/4-inch receiver hitches both class 1 and class 2 and this will also work with 2-inch receiver hitches with the included spacer. And on this particular vehicle, well be working with a class 1 receiver hitch. Now, well start off our test fit by installing the bike rack into the hitch and then well install the hitch pin and clip. Alright, now well go ahead and fold the bike rack and get some clearance measurements.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2001 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2001 Honda CRV we're going to be installing Wiring Harness, product number 118336. So I'm going to start with the cargo flooring area here and we're going to just start by taking the actual floor liner, just kind of rolling it up out of the way, shouldn't need to fully remove it. Then we've got the driver's side, little storage compartment here, go ahead and remove the cover for it. There is a Phillips head screw here helping to hold this lower floor liner into place. We want go ahead and remove that. If we move a little bit forward on the liner there is a pushpin fastener here, we want to go ahead and pop that off.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2001 Honda CR-V

Today on 2001 Honda CR-V we are going to be installing curt hitch part number 13314. Before we get started with our hitch installation we'll go ahead and show you a couple of the final install dimensions which are going to help make choosing your hitch accessories a little bit easier. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is going to measure 17 inches and from the center of the pinhole to clear the spare tire from the rear is going to be approximately 6 1/2 inches and now we go ahead and move on to our installation. And the first thing we're going to need to do is over here on passenger side of the vehicle go ahead and lower down the exhaust system. So we have some more working room. There are three exhaust hangers that we're going to remove the exhaust off of. There are two here at the rear, one on the inboard side and one in the outboard side.



SportRack EZ Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2001 Honda CR-V

Alright today on this 2001 Honda CRV, were going to do a test fit of part number a30901 from SportRack. This is their 2 bike EZ Hitch Mounted Bike Rack. Okay a few quick notes about this bicycle rack is that it will work with 1-1/4 receiver hitch on both class one and class two, and it will also work on the class 3 receiver hitch as shown here with a spacer. Okay we will start off by installing the bicycle rack into the hitch, we will install the anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it down, and we will put the safety clip on the other side. Now wrench actually works pretty good to tighten down the bolt. Alright with the bike rack installed and in its folded up position we will give you some measurements that will give you an idea of clearance between the bicycle rack and a SUV, and the bicycle rack and the ground.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2001 Honda CR-V

Alright, today in this 2001 Honda CRV, we're going to do a test fit of product number TH990XT from Thule. This is our Doubletrack Platform 2 Bike Carrier Rack. One quick note about this bicycle rack is that it will work on 1-1/4 inch receiver hitches both class 1 and class 2 and also work with class 3 receiver hitch as shown here with the included spacer. When we install our bicycle rack, we're going to install in an unfold position so when it's folded up, this whole nut loaded into the hitch with the spare tire in place. So we'll go ahead and install the bicycle rack into the hitch. Well install the anti-rattle bolt and then tighten it down.



Thule Helium Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2001 Honda CR-V

Alright today on this 2001 Honda CR-V, were going to do a test fit of Thule bicycle rack, part number TH970XT. This is their Helium aluminum 2 bicycle rack. A couple quick notes about this bicycle rack, this will work on 1-1/4 receiver hitches, class one and class two. This will also work with the 2 inch receiver hitch with the included spacer. Okay let us go ahead and get started. We will go ahead and install the bike rack into the hitch.



Roadmaster Base Plate Installation - 2001 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2001 Honda CR-V we are going to be installing Roadmaster Base Plate Kit part number 1528-3. First thing we need to do is come underneath and locate front tie down plates on both the drivers and the passengers sides of the vehicle. The other thing that we are going to need located on the vehicle are the existing bolts that are mounting into the sub frame, follow rearward on the vehicle and we want to locate the tubular sway bar here directly behind that there are two bolts. We are going to be using the one that is center most on the vehicle as our attaching point to the sub frame, and we are going to do that on both the drivers and passengers sides of the vehicle, so we are going to want to remove this inboard side bolt. And we will just set those bolts off to the side for a minute; we are going to be reusing those bolts once we get our base plate attached.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2000 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2000 Honda CR-V we are going to be installing wiring harness part number 118336. So I am going to start with the cargo flooring area here, an we are going to start by taking the actual floor liner, just kind of rolling it up out of the way, you shouldn't need to remove it. And then we have the drivers side little storage compartment here, go ahead and remove the cover for it. There is a Philips head screw here helping to hold this lower floor liner into place, we want to go ahead and remove that. If we move a little bit forward on the liner there's a push pin fastener her we want to go ahead and pop that off.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2000 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2000 Honda CR-V, we're going to be installing Curt hitch part number 13314. Before we get started with our hitch installation, we're going to go ahead and show you some of the final install dimensions which are going to help make choosing your hitch accessories a little bit easier. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is going to measure 17 inches and from the center of the pin hole to clear the spare tire on the rear is going to be approximately 6 and 1/2 inches. Now we're going to go and move onto our installation. And the first thing we're going to need to do is over here on the passenger side of the vehicle, go ahead and lower down the exhaust system, so we have some more working room. There are 3 exhaust hangers that we're going to need to move the exhaust off of.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2007 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2007 Honda CR-V we are going to install part number 118427 from Tow Ready. Alright, the first thing we need to do is get inside the vehicle and remove the interior panels to find the port that we need to plug the wire harness in to. Remove the floor panel until we are down to the spare tire. We also need to remove the threshold so we can pull apart this side panel right here. First we will go ahead and remove the tie-down loops that are on the inside here. We will just go ahead and remove them. We have the driver side done. Now let us do the passenger side. OK to remove the plastic rivets it is a little bit different from most. You actually take the center and push it down. And then it pops right out. You can use your fingers or you can use a special tool to help pop them up. But usually apply pressure and they will release on their own. Pop open this panel. There is a little tab you have to pull out. And then you want to use a trim tool to pop the releases here. There is a plastic rivet here that you have to remove as well. It gives you a little bit extra wiggle room. And then you can pop the panel a little bit more until you can see the interior wiring. 1:08



Thule Podium Roof Rack Installation - 2007 Honda CR-V

We are going to install the Thule Podium roof rack. We will show you how to install it and how it looks. The first thing we need to do is remove the cover for the hard point that is already installed on the vehicle. There is a little slot you put your screw driver in and pull it out. There are two studs and we have to clean up the threads to install out adapter parts. It does come with a die that will help you clean up the paint on the threads. You want to run those all of the way down as far as you can and then back it off. You can do that for every stud. We will add two extensions to the studs. Go ahead and install the cover that comes with the fit kit and then put a crossbar on. 0:44



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2007 Honda CR-V we are going to install part number 60869 from Hidden Hitch. This will also apply to Draw-Tite part number 24792. This is what the hitch looks like when it installed on the vehicle. Next we will give you some measurements that will help you out on ing some accessories. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground on this particular vehicle is going to be 13 inches and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 5-3/4 inches.0:25



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2011 Honda CR-V

On a 2011 Honda CR-V we will be installing part number 118427, a T-one connector by Tow Ready. Let us go ahead and open up our hatch. The first thing you want to do is make sure everything is out of your way. We are going to remove the spare tire cover. Get it out of our way. We are going to go ahead and remove some mounting bolts and some trim hardware so we can gain access to the right rear corner panel of the vehicle where we are going to connect our wiring harness. Pop rivets can be difficult but the good news is you can gain access from underneath to be able to pop it right out. Pop your rear trim panel loose. Set it to the side. We are going to pop the rear corner panel loose now. 0:50



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Honda CR-V

Today we will be working on a 2010 Honda CR-V. We are going to be installing Hidden Hitch part number 87440 which is also comparable to Draw-Tite part number 75547. Here are a couple of measurements that will help you when ing accessories for your new hitch such as a draw bar, a bike rack or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most point of the bumper is 2 inches. And from the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 15-3/4 inches. Now let us go ahead with our installation. 0:32



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2006 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2006 Honda CR-V we will be installing wiring harness part number 118336. We are in the rear cargo area of the vehicle and the port that we are going to be plugging our harness into is located right behind here behind the rear threshold closer to the driver side. So we need to remove some pieces to gain access to that. Start by removing the carpeting here from the cargo area and also the rear cargo door. We want to remove the rear threshold piece here as well. We also need to remove the screws from the tie downs here and here. Take a flathead screwdriver or a rivet tool and just get that in there and kind of gently pry back to release the clips here on the interior. When you are trying to remove the interior panel here you actually need to pull out first because you need to release the sockets that are actually in to the metal on the interior. Get that out of there. 01:22



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Honda CR-V

Today we are going to be installing hitch part number 24792 from Draw-Tite on a 2008 Honda CR-V. OK, we are underneath the vehicle and we are going to go ahead and point out the mounting locations for the trailer hitch. Over here on the drivers side frame rail you can see the 1/8-inch hole. We are going to be using the 7/16 bolt-and-block assembly to go up and through this position and we will pull it back down into place. You can see the hole is a little bit small for the block, so we will need to enlarge it just a little bit so that we can get the bolt-and-block assembly up into place. We do the same thing on the passengers side as well. But, as you can see, on the passengers side the exhaust is in the way. So the first thing we are going to need to do is to go ahead and lower the exhaust off of its hangers. We have got one here on the inboard side and then one here on the outboard side. For the center attaching point, you can see we have got a tow loop here. That will be the center attaching point for the trailer hitch. So the first thing we are going to do is go ahead and lower the exhaust and get it out of the way, and then we will enlarge the holes in the frame to accommodate the bolt-and-block assemblies.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Honda CR-V

Today on this 2009 Honda CR-V we are going to be installing Draw-Tite hitch part number 24792. This installation will also apply for Hidden Hitch part number 60869. We are underneath the vehicle and before we get started pointing out the mounting holes for the trailer hitch we want to lower the exhaust off the passenger side frame rail. There are two hangers that we need to lower the exhaust off of. They are both here at the rear side of the exhaust system. To remove the exhaust off its hangers we just want to take a spray lubricant and spray down the studs. Then we can take either a set of pliers or a pry bar and pry it off the stud. We can just let the exhaust rest on the cross bar. 00:37



Thule Podium Roof Rack Installation - 2008 Honda CR-V

Today we are going to install a roof rack from Thule on a 2008 Honda CR-V, and we will be using the following part numbers: THLB50 we are going to be using the Podium Roof-Mounted Foot Pack, part number TH460 and then we will use the Fit Kit, part number THKIT3042. That will connect the roof rack and the foot to the actual roof of the CR-V itself. On the table here we have got the assemblies needed to assemble on the roof rack. This is actually one-half of the kit all these part numbers include two of everything. So you have two load bars here, two of the Foot Packs, and two of the Fit Kits. As you can see, we have one already installed on the front half of the vehicle. We are going to put this one together for you and show you how it will install on the back part of the vehicle.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Honda CRV

Today we are going to install part number 13535 from Curt on our 2006 Honda CRV. First, we will show you where the hitch mounts up. First will be on the drivers side, on that frame rail right here. And then the center point, where the tie-down loop is, it uses that. And the same two holes on the passengers side, which is right now hidden by the muffler.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2008 Honda CRV

Today we are going to install part number 118427 from Tow Ready, and this is a T-1 connector for a 2008 Honda CRV. This T-1 connector actually installs inside the vehicle, so let us have access to the inside. We will open up the hatch and show you what panels need to come out. Remove this panel here and then we need to remove this threshold right here, and that way we can get access to this interior panel here so we can get behind it. You have two plastic rivets at the bottom. They are kind of different - you push the center and they pop out. It just takes gentle pressure and then it will pop out. And then this panel we will need to pull loose, and there is one rivet right here. Way back in the back you can see the white connector with light blue tape around it. That is the connector you need to get into. It is about two feet deep in there.





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