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Roadmaster FuseMaster Fuse Bypass Installation - 2016 Honda Fit

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.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2016 Honda Fit - Curt

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.



Blue Ox Patriot Proportional Braking System Installation - 2012 Honda Fit

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.



Husky Weatherbeater Front and Rear Floor Liners Review - 2012 Honda Fit

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.



Thule Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Honda Fit

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.



Best 2013 Honda Fit Hitch Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best hitches available for the 2013 Honda Fit. Here at the top we've got the Draw-Tite. This is a class one, part number 24826. Then our Hidden Hitch, second most popular. That's a carbon copy of the Draw-Tite. This is part number 60218, also a class one.



Best 2012 Honda Fit Hitch Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best hitches available for the 2012 Honda Fit. Here at the top we've got the Draw-Tite. This is a class one, part number 24826. Then our Hidden Hitch, second most popular. That's a carbon copy of the Draw-Tite. This is part number 60218, also a class one.



Best 2011 Honda Fit Hitch Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best hitches available for the 2011 Honda Fit. Here at the top we've got the Draw-Tite. This is a class one, part number 24826. Then our Hidden Hitch, second most popular. That's a carbon copy of the Draw-Tite. This is part number 60218, also a class one.



Best 2010 Honda Fit Hitch Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best hitches available for the 2010 Honda Fit. Here at the top we've got the Draw-Tite. This is a class one, part number 24826. Then our Hidden Hitch, second most popular. That's a carbon copy of the Draw-Tite. This is part number 60218, also a class one.



Best 2009 Honda Fit Hitch Options

Today, we're going to be taking a look at the best hitches available for the 2009 Honda Fit. Here at the top, we've got the Draw-Tite. This is a Class 1, part number 24826. Then our Hidden Hitch, second most popular. That's a carbon copy of the Draw-Tite. This is part number 60218, also a Class 1.



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 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.



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.



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.





Honda Fit Questions

  • The information that we have is that the Honda Fit Automatic is towable as is for the 2007 to 2011 model years. If you have a 2012 model or If you would like to let me know the year of your Honda Fit, I would be glad to check to see if it is towable or not, or you can check your vehicle owners manual to determine the towability and pre tow procedures for your specific vehicle. Honda vehicles have special procedures for towing so you should check your owners manual. The items...
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  • I spoke to my contact at Yakima and she informed me that since your kayaks will be behind your vehicle and not on top it is not as important to have the kayaks strapped down when used on the Yakima Rack and Roll Trailer # Y08106. She did recommend that at least one strap get used around the kayak to the frame of the trailer. I attached a review video and assembly video for this product for you to check out also.
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  • The options for carrying bikes on your 2010 Honda Fit are hitch mounted bike carriers and roof mounted bike carriers. There are no trunk mounted bike racks that are recommended for use on the 2010 Honda Fit or Fit Sport 5 door. The roof rack option consists of the Thule Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack, item # TH480, the Thule Load Bars - 50 inches Wide, item # THLB50, and the Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs, item # THKIT1465. You would then need a roof rack...
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  • I recommend the Saris Bones 2 Bike Rack, # SA805, for your 2013 Honda Fit. This bike rack has been confirmed to fit your vehicle and the injection-molded plastic construction makes it a great lightweight bike rack. At almost 10 lbs, this bike rack is easy for anyone to install or uninstall. It also has a weight capacity of 35 lbs per bike. I have attached a review video of this bike rack for you to check out. The Yakima KingJoe 2 Bike Rack, # Y02619, is also a quality bike...
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  • I have a copy of the 2013 Honda Fit Owners Manual that I found online, and it states that both manual and automatic transmission equipped Fit models can indeed be towed behind a motorhome IF the specific procedures shown are followed. You can find this information by doing a Google search on '2013 Honda Fit Owners Manual'. Be sure to read the instructions carefully and completely, as they're pretty specific and if they aren't followed to the letter, you can damage the drivetrain...
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  • According to one of our primary resources for flat-towing information, Roadmaster Engineering, the 2015 Honda Fit is flat towable. However, your new Fit owner's manual is the best place to check for any cautions or special requirements for flat-towing your exact version of the 2015 Fit Sport. We offer Roadmaster base plates for the manual transmission version of the 2015 Honda Fit Sport. That is their EZ4 Series Base Plate # RM-521569-4. Please refer to the linked instructions...
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  • The best place to check to see if a vehicle can be flat towed behind a motor home is the owners manual. I found one online for the 2013 Fit from Honda and it states that you can tow the vehicle behind a motor home. There are special instructions for the automatic transmission you will want to look at so be sure to check your owners manual. You will need 5 items to flat tow your fit. First you will need base plates, # BX2253. These provide a safe mounting location for a tow...
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  • To secure the 44 inch Yakima fairing, item # Y07048, to your Yakima cross bars you will need a Yakima Accessory Lock Housing - Same Key System (SKS) Compatible, item # Y07220. You will also need to purchase lock cores, item # Y07202, for each accessory lock housing purchased. Two of the accessory locks and lock cores can be used on the fairing if desired. I have included a link to the installation details and a link to a video review of the fairing for you.
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  • I can assure you that all three of the hitches recommended for your 2015 Honda Fit do actually fit. This includes the Curt Hitch part # C11406 and the Draw Tite Hitch part # 24920. Both of the hitches will install basically the same. The Curt hitch uses a very similar installation method but doesn't use all of the same holes in the frame as the other one. The install time between them would realistically be about the same. The manufacturers just so happen to use different approximations,...
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  • For starters, you will need a tow bar and base plates. The tow bar mounts into the receiver on your Winnebago, and would use the base plates that permanently attach to the Honda Fit as an attachment point. I would recommend the Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar, part # RM-520. The Falcon 2 is our best seller, and is easy to operate. The vehicle-specific base plate kit is part # 521190-1. I will link you to our video showing this kit being installed on a 2010 Honda Fit. Next, you...
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  • The Yakima KingJoe Pro 2 Bike Rack, # Y02624, would be a great choice for both your 2008 Honda Fit and your 2009 Toyota Prius. I posted a photo showing the KingJoe Pro 2 on a Fit, and a standard KingJoe rack on a Prius, which is very similar to the Pro 2 model, see link. If you will be carrying bikes with a frame that does not have a horizontal top bar, you will also need a bike adapter bar, # Y02531, to install bikes with these style frames on the rack. We have a video review...
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  • It sounds like the carrier that you have has a straight shank on it. If it does then you need one that has a rise to fit the carrier deck higher than the exhaust tip on your 2010 Honda Fit. Carrier # 6500, has a rise in the shank that raises the deck 3 inches above the top of the receiver opening. If the carrier does have a rise in the shank, then an exhaust tip would angle the exhaust downward. We have different size tips, I would need to know the diameter of your current...
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  • Since the 119176KIT (installation details linked below) gets the power for the lights directly for the vehicle battery, it does not require any power from the vehicle wiring. It only receives the signals from the vehicle wiring. However, the 119179KIT has a 4-Way flat style connector. The Roadmaster Deluxe Magnetic Tow Lights, # RM-2100, that you have referenced, uses a 4-Round type connector that is not compatible with a 4-Flat. There is no easy way to adapt the two to work together. The...
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  • There are actually several options for carrying bikes on the 2011 Honda Fit. I recently helped someone choose a bike rack for the same vehicle. One option is to use a trunk mounted bike rack. According to Thule, there are several trunk mount bike rack options that will fit the 2011 Honda Fit. The two bike racks from Thule that will fit include the following: Raceway 2, # TH9001PRO Passage 2, # TH910XT If you ever plan on doing any sort of towing, then installing a trailer...
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  • The Inno Square Bar Roof Rack # INB127, # INSU-K5, # INK876 that you referenced is confirmed to fit your 2015 Honda Fit. This roof rack uses custom fit pads and clamps to provide a secure fit for the roof rack on the naked roof of your Fit. The clamps are designed specifically to fit the curves of your vehicle's doorjambs. The molded pads that install on the bottom of the roof rack feet help to protect your roof from scratches and abrasions. Anytime an accessory installs...
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  • When flat towing a vehicle with a motor home, the end of the tow bar that attaches to the base plate arms should not exceed a rise or drop of 3 inches from the center of the motor home hitch receiver. Once installed, the height of the arms of the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit, # BX2253, on your 2013 Honda Fit will be 13-1/2 inches. Next, park your motor home on level ground and measure from the ground to the center of the trailer hitch receiver. If the center of your hitch receiver...
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  • Yes, you can flat tow your 2015 Honda Fit EX with manual transmission behind a motorhome. There is slight differences between the Roadmaster EZ4 # RM-521569-4 and EZ5 # RM-521569-5. The main difference is the EZ4 is more universal and will have more fit options. Both will feature Twistlock series brackets that are virtually invisible. Since you will be flat towing your 2015 Honda Fit EX manual transmission, you will need the following items: a tow bar, safety cables, wiring...
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  • On the pad that comes with Thule fit kit # THKIT112 I can see 853-642-XX on it. So it does indeed sound like a match.
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  • With the WeatherTech Side Window Air Deflectors, part # WT80544 will work just fine with a roof rack on your 2012 Honda Fit. For a roof rack from Thule I recommend The Thule AeroBlade roof rack for your Fit. The aerodynamic design of the black aluminum crossbars help make this one of the quietest roof racks on the market. The kit that attaches to your Honda uses clips that fit inside the door channel and will not interfere with the # WT80544 air deflectors. To order this kit...
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  • We do have a solution that will allow you to carry your terra trike and your Felt mountain bike on your 2009 Honda Fit, however, the Kuat Beta Bike Rack, # B202-114, that you referenced will not support a trike and a mountain bike because there is not enough room. To carry both of these bikes on your vehicle, you will actually need two different bike racks. This route will require a larger investment, but it is the best and safest way to carry both bikes with your Fit. At...
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