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Yakima Roof Rack Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic we're going to be test fitting the Yakima Q Towers roof rack system. We're using the 58" round bars, part number Y00409; the Q Towers foot pack, part number Y00124; and two Fit Kits, part numbers Y00699 and Y00731. Now I've already pre-assembled three of our foot packs but I want to show you how the fourth one's going to go together. You open the end of your Q Towers pack and you're going to see this gold plate inside. We'll take our Fit Kit clip and we're going to slide that in underneath, being sure that it slides into the slots located on both sides. Then we'll take our tumbler, slide up through. Now it's only going to go in there one way.





Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Racks Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20519Order #TC1048317425 Today on our 2009 Honda Civic, we're going to be test-fitting the Kuat Trio. This is a roof mount fork-clamp bike rack in the black and chrome. Its part number is TR02.We've got the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System already installed on our Civic so we're going to being our test-fit by placing the rack directly up onto our crossbars. We're going to take one of the two black rubber-coated metal u-bolts. We'll place it up here at the head of the carrier and then we're going to thread on two of our cylinder nuts.One of the cylinder nut is going to have a hex head. The other side is threaded.











TowReady Taillight Converter Hardwire Kit Installation - 1996 Honda Civic

Today on this 1996 Honda Civic were going to install part number 119178KIT from Tow Ready.First thing we need to do is get in the trunk of a car because our wire harness is going to go on the inside. What we need to do is get behind the interior panels. Well go ahead and remove the center threshold, which in this case, hardly had any fasteners left in it, so Izz 00:21 was able to pull it up and out of the way. Then well peel back the liners on both sides to get access to the wire harness behind taillights.We need our tester wires for function. What were going to do is, first off, is install a ground screw for our tester. With that ground screw well take our clip from a tester for a ground.







Thule Passage Trunk Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Civic

Today on our 2012 Honda Civic, we'll be test fitting the Thule Passage 2 Bike Carrier, part number TH910XT. To begin, we'll need to refer to the instructions or to the Thule Fit Guide to see what number our dial needs to be set at. In this case, our dial's going to be set at 7. We'll go ahead and place the carrier onto the trunk of our Honda Civic. We want to make sure that the lower arm of our carrier is sitting in the bottom of the license plate well. Now, we'll go ahead and put the top hooks in the top part of the trunk, the side hooks in the side, and the bottom hooks in the bottom. Once we have it situated, we can then make our way back around and tighten down each strap firmly. We'll go ahead and undo the cradle straps to expose our cradles, place our bike onto our frame cradles, and secure it by tightening down each strap. With that done, our bike is all loaded up, and we're ready to hit the road. That completes today's test fit of the Thule Passage 2 Bike Carrier, part number TH910XT, on our 2012 Honda Civic.



Thule Gateway Trunk Mount Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Civic

Today on our 2012 Honda Civic we'll be test fitting the Thule Gateway two-bike carrier, part number TH9006XT. We'll go ahead and refer to the instructions or to the Thule Fit Guide to see what number our dial needs to be set. In this case our dial is going to be set at 7. We'll go ahead and place our carrier onto our vehicle. We need to make sure that the lower part of our carrier sits on the lower tier of our license plate frame. We'll go ahead and place our hooks into position putting the top hooks at the top part of the trunk, the bottom hooks at the bottom, and the side hooks to the side, and then make our way around tightening down each one. We'll pull the levers here at the side of the carrier to swing out our dual arms.



Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Civic

Today on our 2012 Honda Civic, we'll be test fitting the Thule Helium Aero 2 Bike Carrier for 1-1/4inch and 2inch hitches,part number Th9042. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch, and allow the included and attached pin to fall into place. We'll then move to the rear of the shank, where we'll use the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle, and to engage our anti-rattle device. Now we'll go over some key measurements. We have about 13 inches of ground clearance. We've added 17 inches to the overall length of our Honda Civic. We'll go ahead and open our trunk to show that you can open it without it making contact with your carrier. We can tilt our carrier by pulling the lever at the base of the mass to let it tilt away from our vehicle.



Thule Archway Trunk Mount Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Civic

Today on our 2012 Honda Civic, we'll be test fitting the Thule Archway 2 Bike Carrier, part number TH9009XT. To begin our test fit, we want to refer to the instructions or the Thule Fit Guide to see what number our dial should be set at. In this case, our dial is going to be set at dial number 7. We'll go ahead and place our carrier onto the trunk of our vehicle, making sure that the bottom arm of our carrier sits at the bottom well of our license plate frame. We'll go ahead and put the hooks into place, placing the top hooks at the top part of the trunk, the side hooks at the side, and the bottom hooks at the bottom part of the trunk. We'll make our way back around, tightening down each strap. We'll pull the levers on the side of the carrier to swing out our dual arms. We want to make sure that these arms are level or slightly inclined. Once we have them in place, we'll push the outside levers back down to lock our arms into position.



Prorack 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Civic

Today on our 2012 Honda Civic, we'll be test fitting the Pro Rack two bike carrier for one and a quarter inch and two inch hitches, part number PR8062403. To begin our test fit, slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our 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 ahead and go over some key measurements. We have nine and a half inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the carrier to the rear of the Civic is two inches. We've added twenty three inches to the overall length of our Honda Civic. We'll go ahead and open our trunk to show that we can gain access to the trunk of our vehicle without having to tilt our carrier. We can undo the cradle straps to expose our cradles.



Prorack Trunk Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Civic

Today, on our 2012 Honda Civic, we'll be test fitting the Prorack 2-Bike Trunk-Mounted Bike Carrier, part number PR8062401. To begin our test fit, we'll place the carrier onto the trunk of our vehicle. We want to be sure to set the top hooks on the top, the side hooks on the side, and the bottom hooks at the bottom part of the trunk. Once we have all the hooks in place, we can pull them down tightly to finish securing our bike rack to our vehicle. We'll undo the cradle straps to expose our cradles, place our bike onto the frame cradles, and secure it by tightening down each strap. With that, our bike is all loaded up, and we're ready to hit the road.



Kuat Beta Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Civic

Today on our 2012 Honda Civic, we'll be test fitting the Kuac Beta folding two bike aluminum rack for one and a quarter inch trailer hitches, part number B202-114. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of our hitch. Line up the pin hole, and install our pin in lock. Now we'll move to the rear of the shank, where we'll use 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 twelve inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier, to the rear of the Civic is about two and a half inches. We've added eleven inches to the overall length of our Honda Civic. Now we'll go ahead and show how we can gain access to the trunk of our vehicle without thelid of the trunk making contact with our bike carrier.



Thule Sonic Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic well be test fitting the Thule Sonic large rooftop cargo box with 13 cubic feet of space glossy black in color, part number th634b. Now our vehicle is already equipped with a Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system so well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box onto the vehicles load bars. After positioning the clamps over the load bars we can then unlock the box and open the lid exposing the two closest knobs to adjust the clamps to fit around the bars. With this done we can turn the knobs to bring the clamps up around tightly against the bar. Youll know when the clamps have been fully tightened down when the knob starts to click. We can then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic, we'll be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system, part numbers THARB53, TH480R, and THKIT1425. We'll begin our test fit by placing the front load bar onto the front of our roof. We'll then need to measure 10-5/8" from the front part of the glass to the first part of the foot. We'll make this measurement on both the passenger and driver's side of the vehicle to ensure that the front bar is perpendicular to the roof. Once we've established this position, we can then use the tightening tool to turn the silver bolt to bring the clips up around tightly against the roof. You'll need to alternate sides when tightening down the clips so that one side of the bar doesn't favor one side of the vehicle.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic, well be test fitting the Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier with the two board capacity, part number TH810. Well begin our test fit by placing the front part of the carrier on to the front load bar. Well bring the rubber coated steel straps around the underside of the bar and hook them into the connection points. Well then turn the grey knobs to tighten down the straps up against the bar. Well then repeat the same process for the rear part of the carrier. Once everything is all tighten down and secured, were ready to load up our paddleboard.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today, on our 2009 Honda Civic, well be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box, with 22 cubic feet space, metallic silver in color, part number TH636S. With the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system assembled on to our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box on to the vehicles load bars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the bars, well unlock the box and open the lid exposing the two closest knobs. Well then turn the two knobs to rim the clamps up around tightly against the bars. Youll know when the knobs are fully tightened down when it start to click. Well then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process.



Thule Pulse XL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse XL rooftop cargo box, with 16 cubic feet of space, matte black in color, part number TH615. Now our vehicle is already equipped with the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system, so we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box onto the vehicle's load bars. We'll unlock the box and open the lid, exposing the four slots in the bottom of the box. We'll take our clamps, slide them down through the slots over the top of each bar, turning the knobs to tighten down the clamps up against both load bars. With everything all tightened down and secured, that will complete today's test fit for the Thule Pulse XL rooftop cargo box, part number TH615, on our 2009 Honda Civic. .



Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse large rooftop cargo box, with 14 cubic feet of space, matte black in color, part number TH614. With the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system already assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box onto the vehicle's load bars. We'll unlock the box and open the lid, exposing the four slots in the bottom of the box. We'll take the clamps, slide them down through the slots over the top of each bar, turning the knobs to tighten down the clamps. Now remember, when positioning the box, you'll need to position it on the passenger side of your vehicle, as the box only opens from one side. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, that will complete today's test fit for the Thule Pulse large rooftop cargo box, part number TH614, on our 2009 Honda Civic.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic well be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box with 11 cubic feet of space, matte black in color, part number th613. With our vehicle already equipped with a Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system, well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box onto the vehicles load bars. Well then unlock the box and open the lid exposing the four slots in the bottom of the box. Well take the clamps slide them down through the slots over top of each bar. Well then turn the knobs to bring the clamps up around tightly against both load bars. Keep in mind when positioning this box on your load bars you will need to position it on the passenger side of your vehicle as the box only opens from one side.



Thule MOAB Roof Top Cargo Basket Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic well be test fitting the Thule mother of all baskets rooftop cargo carrier, part number th690xt. With a Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system already assembled on our vehicle well begin our test fit by placing the cargo basket up on top of our bars. We can remove one wing nut from one end of the bracket to swing the bracket around the underside of the crossbars. Well insert the silver bolt up through the holes on the other side of the bracket and rethread on our wing nut. Well then tighten it down. Well then repeat these steps for all three of the other brackets.



Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic well be test fitting the Thule Force XXL rooftop cargo box with 21 cubic feet of space, aeroskin black in color, part number th626. Now our vehicle is equipped with a Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system so well begin our test fit by first placing the cargo box onto the vehicles load bars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the bars well unlock the box and open the lid exposing the two closest knobs. Well then turn the knobs to bring the clamps up around tightly against the bars. We can then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process. Now the Thule Force XXL is equipped with a dual-sided opening lid.



Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic well be test fitting the Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box with 13 cubic feet of space aeroskin black in color, part number th624. With our vehicle already equipped with a Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system, well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box onto the vehicles load bars. After positioning the clamps to fit over each bar, well unlock the box and open the lid exposing the two closest knobs. Well then turn the knobs to bring the clamps up around tightly against the bar. We can then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process. Now this double-sided opening lid also enables you to easily load and unload your cargo from either side of the vehicle.



Thule Flat Top Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic well be test fitting the Thule Flat Top Ski and Snowboard Carrier with a six ski or four board capacity, part number th92725. With a Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system already assembled onto our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the front part of the carrier onto the front bar. Well bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the underside of the front bar and hook them into the connection points. We can then turn the gray knobs to tighten down the straps up against the bar. With this done well then repeat the same process for the rear part of the carrier. With everything all tightened down and secured, were ready to load up our gear.



Thule Circuit Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic well be test fitting the Thule Circuit Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number th526. With a Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system already assembled onto our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the bike rack onto the vehicles load bars. With our skewer removed well lift up the cam action lever at the front of the carrier to bring the front bracket on the underside of the front load bar. Well then move to the rear where we can loosen up the wing nuts to adjust the rear bracket to be on the underside of the rear load bar. Well then thread down the wing nuts tight to secure the rear part of the bike rack to the rear load bar. Well now move back up to the front where we can adjust the bracket to fit the thickness of the front load bar.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Honda Civic

Today on our 2009 Honda Civic well be test fitting the Swagman Forkdown roof mounted bike rack, part number s64710. Well begin our test fit by placing the bike rack onto the vehicles load bars. Well pull out our hardware and start up at the front. Well take our silver brackets to go on the underside of the front load bar and up through the predrilled holes at the front part of the bike rack. Well then thread on our black wing nuts and tighten it down. Well then go to the rear where this time well slide the silver bracket down through the predrilled holes of the bike rack and use the black plate to rest on the underside of the rear bar.





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