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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Honda Fit - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2015 Honda Fit we're going to review and install the Draw-Tite class one 1-1/4" receiver tube hitch, part number 24920. Now here's what our hitch is going to look like once it's installed. We've got our nice stylish round crosstube design. It brings into our fully welded construction and a nice black powder-coated finish. On either side of our receiver tube is our chain hold down, and our pre-drilled 1/2" pinhole. This receiver tube is a 1-1/4" by 1-1/4" class one.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Honda Fit - Curt

Today on our 2015 Honda Fit, we are going to review and install the Curt Class I, 1 1/4" receiver tube hitch, Part No. C11-406. Here is what our hitch is going to look like once installed. It has a nice stylish round cross tube that is tucked up underneath the under-body panel nicely. It is a fully steel welded construction and a real nice black powder coated finish. Each side of the receiver tube we will find our chain hold-downs. All the way through the receiver tube will be the 1/2" pre-drilled hole for a pin and clip.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Honda Fit - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2015 Honda Fit we're going to review and install Hidden Hitch class one 1-1/4" receiver tube hitch, part number 60353. Now here's what our hitch is going to look like once it's installed. We've got our nice stylish round crosstube design. It brings into our fully welded construction and a nice black powder-coated finish. On either side of our receiver tube is our chain hold down, and our pre-drilled 1/2" pinhole. This receiver tube is a 1-1/4" by 1-1/4" class one.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2015 Honda Fit

Today on our 2015 Honda Fit, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Vertex. This would be your hanging style 4 bike. This will be part number TH9029XT. As you can see, we've already got a bike on here, installed so you can see what it looks like once you have it on the vehicle. First thing we're going to do is come down to the bottom and get a few measurements, starting with our closest distance first, which in this case is going to be from the flange here to the backside of the bumper, at about 3-7/8 inches. Our overall distance with the cradle arms extended like they are, is going to be from the bumper to the rear at around 36 inches, with a rear ground clearance of about 8-3/4 inches. Now we're going to talk about the straps on top. The straps holding the top part of your bike are going to be your frame straps.



Saris Axis Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2015 Honda Fit

Speaker: Today on our 2015 Honda Fit, we'll be doing a test fit on the Saris Axis Hanging Style Two Bike-rack, part number SA832B. As you can see, we've already got our bike up here and mounted on our rack so you can see what it'll look like on your vehicle once you have it in place. First thing we're going to do is we're going to move down the front of our bike rack and we're going to get our measurement of our closest distance, and that's going to be from the front of the rack to the back of the receiver. That distance is going to be about four and a quarter inches. Our overall distance back to the backside here of your cradle arms that are extended out will be from the bumper to that point at around 23 inches. Our ground clearance from the bottom of the rack is going to be about eight and a half inches. Moving up top, we'll talk about the straps.



Hollywood Racks Trail Rider Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2015 Honda Fit

Today on our 2015 Honda Fit we're going to be doing a test-fit of the Hollywood Racks Trail Rider 2. This would be your Platform Style 2 Bike Rack, part number HR200. As you can see that we've already got a bike on here so you can see what it looks like once you've got your bike on and it's all in place. Now first things we're going to do is start off with some measurements. Now first measurement is going to be from the bin in the bottom of the shank to the back end of the receiver. That's going to be our closest distance. And that measurement is going to be about 3 and a half inches.



Surco Products Hitch Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Honda Fit

Today on our 2015 Honda Fit, we're going to be doing a test fit of the twenty by forty-eight surco cargo carrier for your inch and a quarter receivers. This is going to have a three-hundred pound weight capacity and it's sturdy steel construction. Part number 52017. Let's go ahead and get it fitted onto our vehicle. First thing we'll do is insert the shank into the receiver and line up the pinholes. With our pinholes lined up, let's insert our hitch pin and clip. Now we'll go ahead and get some measurements, starting with our closest distance first, which in this case is going to be from the front of the rack to the backside of the bumper. That's going to be about three and seven-eighths inches.



RockyMounts Euro PitchFork Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Honda Fit

Today on our 2011 Honda Fit, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Rocky Mounts Euro Pitchfork. This is going to be your roof-rack mounted bike rack for a single bike. So your part RKY 1103. And if you look up here on our vehicle you'll see that we have rider racks installed up here and we've already pre-cut our slots where our screws will go. And that way it just has a sleeker finish once we get up top. Looking back at our rack, you'll see that it has a cover right here that has a lock insert where you can get your optional locks for that and for the end of your skewer here. We're going to undo the cover, which is going to expose a couple of Allen keys - or Allen bolts. We'll loosen those up which will drop the bottom plate here so that we can slide it over into our rail system. If you look at the back you'll see another bracket right here, this will also slide into the rail system and we've already loosened that up using your included Allen tool. Also, you'll have a strap on the back to strap in your rear wheel, in addition to the front fork skewer on the front. Let's go ahead and undo the caps. And get this prepped. So like I said, the first thing we did was go ahead and loosen up those Allen bolts there to where you can slide in.



Hopkins Tail Light Wiring Kit Installation - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit, we're going to be installing the Hopkins Custom Taillight Wiring Kit for towed vehicles, part number HM56302. To begin with, we're going to go ahead and raise the rear hatch of the vehicle, and then we're going to need to open up the access panel, there's one on each side, to gain access to the taillight wiring. Once we have those removed, we can go ahead and lift up the spare tire cover here. We're going to need to remove the rear threshold of the vehicle. To do that, you can take either a trim panel removal tool, or large flat head screwdriver, slide it under the threshold and gently work the threshold upward, releasing the tabs. Once you have the threshold removed, you can go ahead and set that aside for now. Next, we're going to need to take the connectors that have the green and red wires as part of their bundle as well as this is the connectors that have the longer section of wire attached to them. We're going to need to feed them down through the access panel here on the driver's side and come out the bottom.



SMI Stay-IN-Play DUO Braking System Installation - 2011 Honda Fit

Today, on this 2011 Honda Fit, we'll be installing the SMI Stay-IN-Play Duo Supplemental Braking System, part number SM99251. This is an automatic proportional brake system that never has to be removed once installed. To use it, you turn on your towing vehicle or RV, and then turn on the SMI system. When you step on the brake in your RV it will activate the brakes in your towed vehicle. We're going to first begin here by raising up the hood of our vehicle. You may notice this vehicle is already had a breaking system installed at one time, so you may that there's a few items that we'll actually be replacing and installing the new SMI parts. In order to begin and gain access to the wiring that's already installed on this vehicle, we're going to need to remove these push fasteners up here that hold the top cover in so that we can get access down and behind the grill. Now, in order to remove those, we're going to use a flat head screwdriver, or a trim panel removal tool. We'll simply slide underneath the edge here in the middle, and then work the center of the fastener out so it comes up like that. Go ahead and remove all these fasteners in the same way.



Rain-X Weatherbeater Wiper Blades Installation - 2013 Honda Fit

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.



Roadmaster FuseMaster Fuse Bypass Installation - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



RoadMaster Falcon Tow Bar Installation - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



Roadmaster FuseMaster Fuse Bypass Installation - 2012 Honda Fit

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.



Thule Flat Top Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



Swagman Upright Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



Rhino Rack MountainTrail Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



U-Ace 3D Custom Front Floor Liners Review - 2010 Honda Fit

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.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom 2nd Row Floor Liner Review - 2010 Honda Fit

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.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2010 Honda Fit

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.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Honda Fit - Hidden Hitch

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.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Honda Fit - Draw-Tite

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.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



Saris Axis Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2013 Honda Fit

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.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



Saris Axis Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2013 Honda Fit

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.



Rhino Rack Roof Rack Review - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



Thule Force XXL Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Honda Fit

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.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2008 Honda Fit

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.











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