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Today, on our 2009 Honda Fit, we're going to take a look at and also show you how to install the Draw-Tite Custom Fit Class II Note, this is a Class I hitch, not Class II 00:00:07 trailer hitch receiver. Its part number is 24826. Okay, this is what our hitch looks like installed. You'll see our cross tube meets here in the middle at our 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" receiver tube opening. This is a Class I rated hitch, so this hitch is going to work out well for us when it comes to your smaller cargo carriers, small bike carriers, or even the light-duty trailers. To secure all of our items in place, we're going to use the 1/2" diameter pinhole here on the side. You want to be sure you use Class I rated accessories, but no matter which one you would pick, whether it would be an anti-rattle bolt, maybe a locking hitch pin, or a regular hitch pin and clip, should be plenty of room to make that work. You can see our safety-chain connection points here, kind of a rounded steel-stock material.
Today on our 2016 Honda Fit, we're going to be taking look at and installing a Roadmaster Universal high-powered Diode Wiring Kit, part number RM-154.Speaker 2: Here's what the wiring looks like once it's installed on the vehicle. On this particular one, we've put on a 6 round adapter that does not come with the kit but it's mounted to our brackets that are on the base plate this kit allows you to operate the rear lights on your vehicle through the trailer wiring on the RV. The way this kit is set up, it isolates the signal coming from the RV going back to your taillights from the rest of your electrical system on the fit. That way it ensures that your electrical system on the vehicle does not get damaged by a back feed. This kit makes it really easy to hook up your vehicle and have lights so that you don't have to fight with putting any lights on top of your vehicle. You can just plug this in and you're ready to roll. Now, lets show you how to install it.
Today on our 2016 Honda Fit, we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Blue Ox base plate kit with removable arms, part number BX2261. Here's what this base plate looks like once it's installed on the vehicle. As you can see, this custom fit base plate does a very good job of staying hidden behind the front fascia here. You're not able to see very much when it's not hooked up to the vehicle. This base plate does very well for allowing you to flat tow your Honda Fit behind your camper. As you can see, we've got our attachment points for our removable arms, we've got our safety cable hookups, and then right here, we've got our integrated mounting points for your electrical connector.
Today on our 2016 Honda Fit, we're going to be taking a look at and installing the Roadmaster FuseMaster Fuse Bypass, part number RM76511. This is what the FuseMaster looks like once it's installed on the vehicle. As you can see, it doesn't add a whole lot to it here, but this allows you to shut off power that's going through the fuse there instead of having to go in and remove it every single time. You can just flip this switch. That's somebody that's very convenient if you tow a lot. Now, let's show you how to install it. The fuse that we're going to be replacing with the FuseMaster is going to be that 15-amp fuse right there. I'm going to go ahead and take that out.
Today on our 2016 Honda Fit we're going to be taking a look at and installing the CURT class one trailer hitch receiver, part number C11406. This is what the hitch looks like once it's installed on the vehicle. As you can see, it still maintains a pretty clean look underneath the vehicle, doesn't really take away from it at all. Here you can also see that it should give us plenty of clearance for any bike racks or cargo carriers that we may want to mount to this, because it comes close but not all the way out to the rear of the bumper. Here we've got the 1/2" hitch pinhole in order to secure anything that we may put into our receiver tube. We've got the flat plate-style safety chain loops with the cutout holes in them.
Today, on our 2012 Honda Fit, we'll be installing the Blue Ox Patriot Radio Frequency Portable Breaking System. Part number BRK2012. This is what it looks like installed on our vehicle. What's nice about it is it doesn't require any permanent modifications to the vehicle. The only thing you have to do is just mount the breakaway switch and run it to the wire inside the vehicle. If you wanted to use this in multiple different vehicles that you are towing behind your motorhome or your RV, you can.
Today, in our 2012 Honda Fit, we will be installing the Husky Liners WeatherBeater custom auto floor liners for the front and rear in black, part number HL98491. They are also available in grey, part number HL98492. All right, to begin our installation, with the factory floor mat already removed, we'll slide our floor mat into place underneath the pedals. These indentations here are where the floor mat retainers rest in. It will hold it in place. You can see, even though it's brand new, right out of the box, it fits very flush to our carpet surrounding, and our door molding here.
Today on our 2011 Honda Fit, we're doing a test fit of the Thule ThruRide roof-mounted bike rack. That part number is TH535. Now, we already have our bike on the rack. We're first going to show you how we strap that down. we've got a regular action strap that you're going to see on most of your bike racks, then we have a bush in here just to protect your bike. I'll just press the grey button and release that. And then up at the front, we have a different style of skewer end fork mount.
Today on our 2011 Honda Fit, we're doing a test fit of the Inno Fork Lock roof mounted bike rack. That part numbers is INXA391. Now, we already have our bike on our rack. We're first going to show you how we strap our bike down. We've got a ratcheting strap down here. We're just going to push the black button on the side and remove that.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 SA832. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.