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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Honda Fit - Curt

Today, on our 2013 Honda Fit, we're going to install part number C11064 from Curt. This is what the hitch looks like once it's installed on a Honda Fit. Next, we'll use some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. On top of receiver opening down to the ground is 9-3/4 inches and we set out hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper is about 3-3/4 inches. Now, we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First thing you need to do is get the vehicle ready to install the hitch.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on this 2012 Honda Fit we're going to review and install PW1026. This is a Glacier cable snow tire chains. Now today on our vehicle we're working with a tire size of 185 55 R16. These are SAE class S tire chains. Now it's a good idea to be familiar with a tire chain before you actually need it. So we will go ahead and install on our wheel and show how it works.



Michelin Rear Windshield Wiper Installation - 2011 Honda Fit

Today on our 2011 Honda Fit, we'll be test fitting the Michelin windshield wiper blades, Part Number MCH9514. This is going to go on the rear hatch door and it measures 14 inches. This is a replacement for the rear window wiper blade and it's going to help increase visibility in rainy conditions. The Michelin blade has a frame style design that's going to help the wiper to conform to the windshield and deliver a clean streak free wipe. This is a graphite coating on the squeegee that's going to help deliver a smooth quiet wiping action. As you can see, this one has a little bit of damage done to it.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box, measuring 22 cubic feet in metallic silver, part number TH636S. With a Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our Sonic directly onto our load bars. We'll set the box as far forward as possible. That way we have the most access to our rear hatch. We'll open the passenger's side of the box and tighten the two hand knobs on this side to secure our feet around our bars. One of the neat features of the Thule Sonic is its ability to let you know when the feet are secure around the bars. When tightening, you'll hear a clicking noise to let you know it's secure. Another great feature is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle.



Thule Sonic Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic Large Rooftop Cargo Box, measuring 13 cubic feet, in glossy black, part number TH634B. With the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our box directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as necessary to fit aroundeach bar. We'll open the passenger side of the box and use the 2hand knobs on thisside of the box to tighten our feet around the bars. 1 of the great features of the Thule Sonic is it's ability to let you know when each foot is secured around the bar. When tightening, you'll hear a clicking noise to let you know it's secure. Another great feature is it's ability to open from either side of the vehicle.





Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 14 cubic feet in matte black, part numberTH614. With a ThuleRapid Traverse Roof Rack City Systemon our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargobox directly onto our load bars. Keep in mind this box opens from one side only so we'll be setting it towards the passenger side for easier accessibility. We'll open our box and place our feet through the appropriate slots making sure that they go around our load bars. Then wecan use the attached hand knobsto secure them around each bar. With all four feet tight, ourbox is secured and we're ready to go. Here at the rear you can see that we have full access to our rear hatch door without it making contact with the back of ourbox. Our box alsodoes not interfere with our rear antennae. That completes today's test fit of the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box part number TH614 on our 2012 Honda Fit.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine rooftop cargo box measuring 11 cubic feet in matte black, part number TH613. With the Thule Rapid traverse roof-rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our box directly onto our load bars. Please keep in mind that this box opens from one side only, so we'll be setting it towards the passenger's side. We'll open the box and place our feet through the appropriate slots, making sure that they go around each bar. Then we can use the attached hand knob to secure it around our bar. With all four feet tight our box is secured and we ready to go. Here at the rear you can see that we have full access to our rear hatch and that our box does not interfere with our rear antenna. That completes today's test fit of the Thule Pulse Alpine rooftop cargo box, part number TH613 on our 2012 Honda Fit. .



Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit, we'll be test fitting the Thule Force XXL rooftop cargo box measuring 21 cubic feet in aeroskin black, part number TH626. With the Thule Rapid Traverse roof-rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our box directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box we can adjust them as necessary to fit around our bars. Also keep in mind that we'll be scooting our box as far forward as possible. That way we'll have as much rear hatch access as possible. We'll open the passenger's side of the box and use the two hand knobs on this side to tighten our feet around our bars. One of the great features of the Thule Force is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. We'll move to the driver's side, open the box, and tighten down the two remaining feet using the hand knobs. With all four feet tight our box is secure, and we're ready to go.



Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit we'll be test fitting the Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box, measuring 13 cubic feet, in aeroskin black, part number TH624. With the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our box directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as necessary to fit around each bar. We'll open the passenger side of the box and tighten the 2 hand knobs on this side to secure our feet around our bars. One of the great features of the Thule Force is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. We'll move to the driver's side, open the box, and tighten down the 2 remaining feet using the hand knobs. Here at the rear you can see that we have full access to our rear hatch door, and our box does not interfere with our rear antenna.



Swagman Upright Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit we'll be test fitting the Swagman Upright Roof-Mounted Bike Rack, part number S64720. With the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our load bars. Here at the front we'll bring the U-bolt around the underside of our load bar, fitting it up back through our front platform. We'll secure it by tightening down 2 wing nuts. We'll repeat this process for the other side at the front platform. Here at the rear we'll take our U-bolt, drop it through the top of our bike rack, making sure that it goes around our rear load bar.



SportRack Frame Mount Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit, we'll be test fitting the Sportrack roof-mounted bike rack, part number SR4611. With the Thule Rapid Traverse roof-rack system on our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our load bars. Here at the front platform we'll bring our U-bolt from the underside of our load bar and fit it back up through our front platform. We'll secure it by tightening down the two wingnuts. We'll then repeat this process for the other side of our front platform. With the front of our bike rack secured we'll move to the rear and place our fitted bracket between our bike rack and our rear load bar. We'll drop our bolts through the top of the bike rack and we'll also fit them through the rubber-coated metal bracket that goes around the underside of our load bar. We'll secure it in place by tightening down two wingnuts. We'll undo each wheel strap and make sure our frame jaws are open. We'll grab our bike and place it onto our bike rack, securing it first with the frame jaw placing it around the lower part of our frame and closing the lever to finish the securing process. Then we'll move to each wheel and tighten with the wheel straps. With our bike all loaded up we're ready to go. That completes today's test fit of the Sportrack roof-mounted bike rack, part number SR4611 on our 2012 Honda Fit.





Rhino-Rack Aero Roof Rack Installation - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit we'll be test fitting the Rhino Rack 2500 Series roof rack with the arrow crossbars measuring fifty inches long in silver, part number DA126. We'll also be using the custom DK clamps and pads for the Rhino Rack 2500 series roof rack systems, part number DK154. With our roof rack system assembled according to the instructions, we'll begin our test fit by opening our front doors. We'll grab our front bar and place it onto the front part of our roof. To ensure that we have this bar in the correct location, we need to measure 270 millimeters, or 27 centimeters, from the center of our door jamb to the center of our foot plate. We'll do this measurement on both sides to ensure that our feet are in line with each other. We can then use an allen key to tighten the allen bolt, which will secure the clamps around the roof line of our vehicle. We'll make our way from passenger side to driver side, tightening a little at a time so we don't lose our position.





Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit we'll be test fitting the Kuat Trio roof-mounted bike rack, part number RU01. With the Thule inaudible 00:07Traverse Roof Racksystemon our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Trio directly onto our load bars. Here at the front we'll bring our U bolt around the underside of our front load bar and fit it back up through our carrier. Then we'll secure it by installing two cylinder nuts. We'll do this for the other side of the bike rack as well. Then we can take the included tool and tighten down all four cylinder nuts until we have the front of our bike rack secured to the front bar. Here at the rear we'll install our two bolts, sliding them up until we have one on each side of our rearload bar.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Honda Fit - Draw-Tite

Today, on this 2013 Honda Fit, we're going to install part number 24826 from Draw-Tite. This is what the hitch looks like once installed on the Honda. We'll go ahead and give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as the bicycle rack or cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 10 inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about three and three quarter inches. Now, we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First thing we need to do is in to the vehicle and on the driver's side, we have to remove the retainer that's holding the wheel well tab on the bottom of the frame.





Glacier Square-Link Snow Tire Chains Review - 2013 Honda Fit

Today on this 2013 Honda Fit, we're going to do a test fit of part number PWPLC1126, from Glacier Chain. This is their square links snow tire chain. Today we're working with tire size of 185/55/R16. We'll lay our chain out. We'll make sure that when you install it over the top of the tire that the hook will be located on the outside. We'll drape it over the tire, keeping it as even as possible, and we'll take the end with the hook and tuck it in the front edge of the tire.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit, we'll be test fitting the Thule Vertex four bike carrier, part number TH9029. We'll begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch. We'll line up the pin holes, thread our anti-rattle bolt through the pin holes, and tighten with a wrench. Now that our Thule Vertex is secured to our Honda Fit, we'll go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about ten inches of ground clearance at the rear of the carrier. The closest part of the carrier to the closest part of our Honda Fit is here at the rear bumper, about four inches away. We've added about eleven inches to the overall length of the vehicle. We'll now pull the gray lever at the top of the mast to swing the cradle arms out, and with the cradle arms out, we've added about thirty five inches to the overall length of the vehicle. To access the cargo area, we'll pull the gray lever at the base of the carrier, to tilt the mast down. This will allow us to have access to our vehicle's cargo area. To load the bike, we'll make sure that the mast is in it's upright position.



Thule Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2012 Honda Fit

Today on our 2012 Honda Fit we'll be test fitting the Thule Traverse Roof Rack System part number THLB50, TH480 and THKIT1465. Now with our fit kit and load bars already assembled according to the included instructions we'll begin our test fit by placing down our clear protective strip. We'll need to measure from the first part of the glass to the first part of the foot. Once we've established this position onto the roof of our vehicle we'll then place down the strips. We can then repeat the same steps for the opposite side of the vehicle.Once the strips are on we can set our front load bar onto the front of our roof. Once we've established this position we can use the included tension tool to tighten on the clips up against the roof of our vehicle.





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