Today on our 2013 Honda Fit, we'll show you how to install the Rain-X Weatherbeater Wiper Blades. We'll be using the 28-inch blade on the driver's side, part number RX30228, and the 14-inch blade over on the passenger's side, part number RX30214. First we'll need to remove the old or original wiper blades. We'll pick our wiper arm up and find the attachment point at the end of the arm. Our Fit uses the J-hook style connector. To remove the blade, we'll flip up this latch door here, slightly rotate our wiper blade, push it down and away from the J-hook. To install the new blade, we'll fit the J-hook into the opening.
Today on our 2011 Honda Fit, we're going to be installing the Road Master Fuse Master fuse bypass, part number RM76511. Now when you're putting your vehicle into the tow mode, we have it in the drive mode currently, you flip the switch down. Now let's go ahead and show you how it turns the radio off. So now we're in drive mode. We'll go ahead and flip it into tow mode. As you can see here, it's killed the radio, so there's no longer power going to that, causing a drain on our battery as we're towing our vehicle.
Today, on our 2011 Honda Fit, were going to be installing the RoadMaster Falcon All Terrain Toolbar. Part number RM-522. This vehicle has already had the base plate and a previous tow bar installed on it, so were actually just replacing with this new Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar. Were going to need to attach these brackets to the removable arms. We want to make sure that we have the drivers side and that this side points up. Now well take the plate, comes with the kit.Take a hex bolt, go through the plate, the bracket and through the removable arm.
Today on our 2012 Honda Fit we'll be installing the Roadmaster FuseMaster Fuse Bypass, part number RM76511. To begin our install, we'll first need to remove the under body panel here on the driver's side. To do that, we turn the twist lock 45 degrees, pull down on the snap lock here towards the center console, and then rotate it down and out of the way, setting it aside. Next, we'll need to locate fuse port number 61. For this application, it will be on the inner corner of the fuse box, near the firewall. Notice it's in a black, plastic molding versus the rest of the fuse box, which is a white, plastic molding.
Today, on our 2011 Honda Fit, we're going to be test fitting the Thule flattop, ski and snowboard carrier, part number TH92725. We'll begin our test fit by placing the rear rack on top, or the rear part of the carrier on top of our load bar. Now, we've pre-installed the front one. That way, we've already got that done. I'm going to go ahead and get this set up here and I'm going to do one of the straps and slightly tighten it down just so I can eyeball to see that I've got it straight in line, side to side with the front one. I'm going to go ahead and move to the back of the vehicle. That way, I can see whether or not these are in line.
Today on our 2011 Honda Fit, we are going to be test fitting the Swagman Upright Roof Mounted Bike Rack part number S64720. We'll begin our test fit by placing our rack on top of the vehicle. We are going to be test fitting it today on our Thule Traverse, excuse me, our Thule Rack and Traverse Roof Rack System. We'll go ahead and grab a stool I can see what I'm doing. For the front, you are going to use two u bolts that are going to insert from the bottom and then you'll take your wing knobs which are provided and you'll screw them on top. Go ahead and get them started and now we can tighten them down evenly on each side.
Today on our 2011 Honda Fit we're going to be test fitting the Rhino Rack Mountain Trail roof-mounted bike rack, part number RBC035. We'll begin our test fit by placing the rack on top of the vehicle. We'll be doing our test fit today on the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system. We'll start by tucking the straps here underneath our load bar. I'm going to grab my stool so I can see a little better. With that done we'll remove the cover here, tuck the straps into the right position, and then we can begin to tighten down our Allen wrench here.
Today on our 2011 Honda Fit, we are going to be test fitting the Kuat Trio Roof Mounted Bike Rack part number TR02. We'll begin our test fit by placing our rack on top of the vehicle. We are going to be test fitting this today on the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System. I'm going to go ahead and grab a stool, you may want to have one nearby, that way I can see what I'm doing. This rack comes with two u bolts that you are going to be using on the front for your hardware as well as four cylinder nuts. What we'll do, is we'll take our cylinder nuts and as you can see there is a hex end and a threaded portion, you want to make sure the hex end goes up, go ahead and line the holes up here for the u bolts and start my cylinder nut and we'll do the same on this side. It's important with this u bolt you want to try and the cylinder nuts you want to try to make sure you get them tighten down evenly.
All right, today this 2010 Honda Fit, we're going to install and review part number L1HD04211509 from U-Ace. This is a 3D Kagu Custom Auto Floor Liner with MAXpider Grip and this part number covers the front row. All right, working with the black color today, this is also available as gray as part number L1HD04211501 and tan as part number L1HD04211502. Okay, now, to start.portion can be very simple. You just want to make sure you have any preexisting floor mats and liners out of the way. The new floor liner is designed to work with the carpet, nothing else. Okay, now we're on our driver's side, we'll go ahead and remove the mat and we'll go ahead and put our new liner into place. We'll take it and slip it underneath the pedals, then line up the factory attaching points on the floor. All right, they work just fine with the factory attaching points and we'll go ahead and check out the contour. You see a raised edge that matches the contour of the floor in front of the seat.
Today on our 2010 Honda Fit, we're going to review and install part number L1HD04221509 from U-Ace. This is 3D Kagu Custom Auto Floor Liners with MAXspider Grip. Now these floor liners are for the second row. We work with the black color today. This is also available as tan as part number L1HD04221502, and gray as part number L1HD04221501. Part of our install is to make sure we had the backseats up and out of the way and we'll remove any pre-existing mats.
Today this 2010 Honda Fit, we're going to install part number C56011 from Curt. This is going to be Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector. Now to do our install, we're going to have to get our car ready. Take the floor covering, pull this back and out of the way. Right, now this is our threshold we have to loosen up. It does help to pull the seal away just a little bit to work with it. Go ahead and remove this.
All right, today on this 2010 Honda Fit, we're going to install part number 60218 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like once installed on the Honda Fit. Next we'll go ahead and give you some measurements to help you 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 nine and a half inches and from center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about four inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First thing we need to do is go ahead and get our vehicle ready to install the hitch. Now here on driver side this tab has to be removed. Let's go ahead and make a mark, basically go along the ridge here of the plastic and we'll just cut it out.
All right today, on this 2010 Honda Fit, we're going to install part number 24826 from Draw-Tite. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the Honda Fit. Next, we'll go ahead and give you some measurements to help you in selecting some accessories such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From top of your receiver opening, down to the ground, will be about 9-1/2 inches and from center of the hitch-pin hold to the edge of the bumper will be about 4 inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch in installed. The first thing we do is go ahead and get our vehicle ready to install the hitch. Now here on the driver's side, this tab has to be removed. Let's go ahead and make a mark, basically go along the ridge here of the plastic and we'll just cut it out. Now to remove the rivet, we will use a flat-plate screwdriver, just pop out the center. Work the rivet out and then we'll pull down on our plastic a little bit and we'll just go ahead and cut it out.
Today on our 2011 Honda Fit, we are going to be test fitting the Thule rapid traverse refract system, part numbers THARB47 for AeroBlade, TH480R for our foot pack and TH1465 for the fit kit. Now I'm going to go ahead and show you how to assemble one of the fit kits with the foot pack. We did go ahead and do it on the other side here just so you have that for your perspective. Go ahead and remove the in cap. We'll then take and we'll apply the pad of the fit kit to the foot pack. As you can see it has the same shape as this bracket here so we are just going to go ahead and press it on so that the perimeter secures to outside of the bracket.
Today on our 2013 Honda Fit, we are going to be doing a test fit of the Saris Axis 2 bike rack part number SA832B. This bike rack is designed for 2 inch and 1 1/4 hitches. We have our bike rack setup for an 1 1/4 hitch. We'll go ahead and slide it the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube, we'll go ahead and line up the holes, we'll then take our anti rattle bolt, go ahead and thread that into position. Once we have that tighten down, we'll go ahead, once we have that threaded in, we'll go ahead and tighten down here with our socket wrench. We'll then take our little clip here, put it on over the other side of the pin. Now this is a tilting style bike rack, to tilt the mast out of the way, you'll pull on this yellow handle here, tilt outward on the rack, this will allow us to access to our rear hatch area of the vehicle, fold the mast backup, you just push upward until you hear the T handle lock into position.
Today on our 2011 Honda Fit, we're going to be test fitting the Truly Traverse Roof Rack system, part number THLB50, for the load bar, Th480 for the foot pack, and THKIT1465 for the fit kit. We'll begin by assembling one of the foot packs and fit kits. I went ahead and done the other side of the front load bar and we've actually went ahead and installed the rear load bar on the vehicle. Just to save you a little bit of time. We'll begin by pressing the pad onto the bracket on the bottom of the foot pack. As you can see, they are the same shape, so it's easy to know which way it goes on. You essentially just want to press the perimeter, so it's secures around the edge of that bracket. With that on, we'll open the flap here.
Today on our 2013 Honda Fit we're going to be doing a test fit of the Saris Axis 3-bike rack for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number SA843B. Now we've already go ahead and set up our bike rack for an 1-1/4" hitch. Go ahead and take the shank of the bike rack and slide it into the receiver, lining up the hole with the threads here. We'll then go ahead and take our anti-rattle bolt which is also a lock, thread that in. We'll then take our socket wrench, go ahead and tighten it down. Now we've taken the movement from the bicycle rack shank and the hitch out; it doesn't move.
Today on our 2011 Honda Fit we're going to do a test fit on the Rhino-Rack RS 2500 Series Vortex Aero Crossbars. These are in black. They're custom fit designed for use on naked roofs. The part number on it is RRRS254B. As you can see we've already installed our front bar. We've installed it from the center line of our doors forward to the center of the bar, 27 centimeters, or 270 millimeters. We did that measurement on both sides to help insure that we have our feet in line with each other. I've got one of the foot backs on our rear bar already assembled.
Today on our 2008 Honda Fit we're going to be test fitting the Thule Force XXL rooftop cargo box. It offers 21 cubic feet of storage space and comes in a nice aero skin black finish. Part number is TH626. We've already got the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system installed on our fit so we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box right up onto our load bars. With these larger boxes it's a good idea to have one hand lower, one hand a little bit higher, when you're picking it up to help you evenly distribute the weight. The feet on the Force are designed to hang out of the bottom of the box. We found this is the best time to get those lined up so they'll go around our load bars.
Today on our 2008 Honda Fit, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system. We're using the 53 inch Aeroblades, they're part number THARB53. The Rapid Traverse Foot Packs which are part number TH480R and the Thule Fit kit, part number THKIT1465. Now we're going to be installing this onto our Fit. We've got three of the fit packs assembled according to the manufacturer's instructions but I wanted to go ahead and assemble the fourth for you so you can see exactly how that goes. We'll start with the foot pack, we've got a thinner and a thicker one in this kit. The thicker one goes on the front bar.
Today, on our 2008 Honda Fit, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System. We're using the 48-inch arrow blades, part number THARB47. The Rapid Traverse Foot Pack, part number TH480R, and the Thule Fit Kit, part number THKIT1465. Now, we've got 3 of the 4 foot packs assembled according to the manufacturers instructions. I want to assemble the last one so you can see exactly how these go together. First step we're going to have is applying our foot pad. This is going to fit .. As you can see, these 2 have the same shape.
Today on our 2013 Honda Fit, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Helium Aero 2-bike rack for 1 1/4 and 2-inch hitches. Part number TH9042. Now, we've already gone ahead and set up our bike rack for 1 1/4 hitch. To install the bike rack in the hitch, you'll pull out here on the black arm, slide it into the hitch, lining it up at the whole in the receiver so that the arm goes back in. We'll then go ahead and tighten the black knob down here. This will take any movement out.
Today on our 2014 Honda Fit we're going to be doing a test fit on the Saris Freedom 2-bike rack, part number SA4412B. Now this bike rack is designed for 1-1/4" as well as 2" hitches. Now on our vehicle today we're going to be putting it into a 1-1/4" hitch, so the bike rack is set up for that. Now to begin with we'll go ahead and slide the shank of the bike rack into the trailer hitch. We'll line up the hole in the trailer hitch with the hole in the bike rack. We'll then take our anti-rattle bolt; we'll thread that in. Once our anti-rattle bolt's threaded in we'll go ahead and take our socket wrench, go ahead and tighten it down the rest of the way.
Today on a 2013 Honda Fit we're going to install part #HL98491. This is a Husky Liners WeatherBeater Custom Auto Floor Liners. While we install our floor liners, we'll do a quick review as well. First off for our install we need to go ahead and remove the preexisting floor mats. Make sure we get those out of the way because our floor liners are designed to work with the floors directly on top. We put it into place. You can see how it matches the contour of floor and also has pockets built into it to accommodate the factory attachment points. As we put it in place, we'll check out and see how it fits.
Today on this 2013 Honda Fit, we're going to review and install part number HL44091. This is Husky Liners' weather beater floor liner for the cargo area. Let's go ahead and get in the back of the car and prior to our install, let's make sure if any preexisting mats or floor liners in there. It's designed to work with the factory carpet. In this case we don't have to worry about, so we can go ahead and put our liner into place. Not much too it, but it's going to add a lot of protection to the carpeting in our car. Go ahead and lay it down.