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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.



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 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.



Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2013 Honda Fit

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.



Saris Freedom Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2013 Honda Fit

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.



Husky Liners Floor Mats Review - 2013 Honda Fit

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.



Husky Liners Floor Mats Review - 2013 Honda Fit

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.



Thule Hyper XL Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Honda Fit

Today on our 2008 Honda Fit. We're going to be test fitting the Thule Hyper XL Rooftop Cargo box. This offer a 17 cubic feet of storage space, and it comes from two tone black and silver. It's part number is TH612, and we got the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof rack system that we've already installed on the fit. We're going to begin our test fit, by placing our cargo box right up onto our load bars. We found it's a good idea, to place one hand just behind the key, and one hand kind of up here in the front, to kind of stabilize the box, as it is a little bigger than the average ones. We'll then going to place our cargo box, directly up onto our load bars.



Thule Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Honda Fit

Today on our 2008 Honda Fit we're going to be test fitting the Thule Moab. That's M-o-a-b for mother of all baskets. This is a rooftop cargo box that offers plenty of options as far as attaching bike racks and stuff like that go. Its part number is TH690XT. Now we've got the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system already assembled on the fit so we're going to begin our test fit with one of the wing nuts and carriage bolts removed from each clamp. I like to do the same one on all four of our clamps. We'll then place the basket right up onto our load bars.



Thule Sonic XXL Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Honda Fit

Today on our 2008 Honda Fit we're going to be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL rooftop cargo box. It offers 22 cubic feet of storage space and it comes in a nice metallic silver finish. Its part number is TH636S. Now we've got the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system already installed on the Fit so we're going to begin our test fit by placing our cargo box right up onto our load bars. Now we've kind of found it's better to grab in front of and behind the lock on each side. It's going to help you stabilize it a little bit. The feet on the Sonic are designed to stick out of the bottom of the box.



Thule Sonic Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Honda Fit

Today on our 2008 Honda Fit we're going to be test fitting the Thule Sonic Large rooftop cargo box. It offers 13 cubic feet of storage space. Comes in a gloss black finish. It's part number is TH634B. We already have the Thule rapid traverse refract system installed on our Fit. We'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly on top of our crossbars.



Thule Force Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Honda Fit

Today on our 2008 Honda Fit we're going to be test fitting the Thule Force Large rooftop cargo box. This offers us 13 cubic feet of storage space and it comes in a nice aeroskin black finish. Its part number is TH624. Now we've got the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system that we've already installed on the Fit so we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly up onto our load bars. The Force is designed with the fit hanging out of the bottom of the box so this is the best time to look at each one and be sure that they're in line to go around the load bars. Now with everything lined up there and all four of them going around our bars we'll take a quick look to be sure we have the box centered. Definitely needs to over a little bit.



Thule Pulse XL Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Honda Fit

Today on our 2008 Honda Fit we're going to be test fitting the Thule Pulse XL rooftop cargo box. This offers 16 cubic feet of storage space and it comes in a nice matte black finish. Its part number is TH615. Now we've the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system that we've already installed on the fit so we're going to begin our test fit by placing our cargo box right up onto our load bars. This box is designed to open from the passenger side so we're going to favor this side as we install it. We'll now take a quick look to be sure we have it straight. With that straight we're now going to open the passenger side of the box where we'll reach in and we're going to find four foot packs. We're going to place one of the foot packs through each of the four slots located in the bottom of our box.



Thule Pulse Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Honda Fit

Today on our 2008 Honda Fit we're going to be test fitting the Thule Force Alpine rooftop cargo box. This offers 14 cubic feet of storage space. Comes in a matte black finish. It's part number is TH614. We've already got the Thule racks reverse refract system installed on our Fit. We're going to begin our test fit by placing our cargo box right onto the load bars. This box is designed to open from the passenger side so we'll want to favor this side as we install it onto the vehicle.



Thule Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Honda Fit

Today on our 2011 Honda Fit we're going to be test fitting the Thule Paceline Roof mounted Bike Rack part number TH527. We begin our test fit by placing the rack on top of the vehicle. We're going to be doing our test fit today on top of the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack system. So, we'll go ahead and line this up here for our front mounting point. Now what we'll do is we'll open the front part here, the nose of it and then we'll also pull the lever here which will drop our t-bolt 00:35. We'll then place the bolt underneath the groove on our strap and try to cam 00:42 it over.



Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Honda Fit

Today, on our 2011 Honda Fit, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number TH599XTR. We'll begin our test fit by placing our rack onto our roof rack. We went ahead and pre-installed the Thule Traverse Roof Rack System on our Fit, that way we had something to test fit this on today. We want the T screw on one side and the bracket on the other. Go ahead and position this. You want the bracket pulled down out of the bottom of the platform.



RockyMounts PitchFork Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Honda Fit

Today on our 2011 Honda Fit, we're going to be test-fitting the RockyMounts Pitchfork Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number RKY0438. We'll start by placing the rack on top of the vehicle. I'll go ahead and grab this Thule here so that we have a little bit more room to see. With this, you'll begin by removing the skewer. Go ahead and lift the lever to bring it into the unlocked position. Twist it out here.



Thule Pulse Alpine Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2008 Honda Fit

Today on our 2008 Honda Fit, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Roof Top Cargo Box. This offers 11 cubic feet of storage space, and it comes in a nice matte black finish. It's part number is TH613. Now we've got the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System already installed on our Fit, so we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly up on to our load bars. This box is designed to open from the passenger's side, so we'll want to favor this side as we install it. We now need to take a quick look to be sure we have the box straight. We'll then open up the passenger's side where we'll reach in and we'll find four foot packs. Now we're going to place one of these foot packs through each of the four slots located in the bottom of the box, and as we do this, we want to be sure that we have the rear portion of the clamp coming around the rear side of the bar and the front towards the front there.



Roadmaster Even Brake Portable Braking System Installation - 2008 Honda Fit

Today on this 2008 Honda Fit, we're going to install part number RN-9400 from Roadmaster. This is the Even Brake Portable Proportional Braking System. First off we're going to start with the breakaway switch and we're going to use this preexisting bolt right here. We're going to take it and fit it inside here. We are going to have to modify the bracket. We'll go ahead and remove the bolt and see what we need to drill it out to. There's a shoulder on the bolt here so we'll go ahead and drill out to match that. To match your bolt we're using a drill bit of 13/32.



Roadmaster Brake-Lite Relay Kit Installation - 2008 Honda Fit

Alright, today on our 2008 Honda Fit, we're going to install part# RN-88400. This is the Road Master brake light relay kit for towed vehicles. First off, we're going to need access to our brake switch, so we'll go ahead and remove the panel that's underneath the dash. Okay. You just undo this one clip, and it comes down. Also, I want to make one note. We also have the ICX transmitter already installed for an even brake system because our relay will eventually go into the back of this.











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