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Pop and Lock Manual Tailgate Lock Installation - 2012 Honda Ridgeline

Today on our 2012 Honda RidgeLine, we're going to review and install the Pop & Lock Custom Tailgate Lock, part number PAL6100. Here's what our Pop & Lock looks like once it's installed. Now let's go ahead and review the features. As we can see, the lock cylinder fits nicely inside the handle bezel and integrates well with the manufacturer's tailgate and handle. The lock assembly is going to come with two keys and it has both the unlock and lock so it'll provide security and not allow our tailgate to come down when it's locked up. Therefore, we can safely store equipment in the back of our RidgeLine. Now, on the inside we have our cover removed so we can see the Pop & Lock mechanism.



WeatherTech Front Floor Mats Review - 2006 Honda Ridgeline

2006 Honda Ridge line we'll be installing and taking a look at the weather tech front auto floor mats in gray. Part number W2460501. Also available in tan are number WT450501, or in black for number WT440501. As you can see, the weather tech auto floor mats have a nice contour here, depth in the contours of the vehicle go all the way around here on the passenger side. It has raised side walls, that's going to keep all the moisture and dirt and debris that can get trapped into the vehicle on the mat and off your carpet. It features nice channels here that your feet will actually sit up on and all the moisture will run off of the channels to keep your feet out of it. It's made out of a rubberized thermal plastic material, that's going to resist any harsh chemical such as gasoline or battery acid and it's going to give a nice grip for your feet. Here on the passenger side, you would get to use one of the factory anchor points so it's going to help hold the mat in place.



WeatherTech Sunroof Wind Deflector Review - 2012 Honda Ridgeline

Today our 2012 Honda Ridgeline. We are going to review an install, the WeatherTech Sunroof Wind Deflector part number WT89103. Now, with the wind deflector installed, once we are traveling, especially at highway speeds, this is going to send that wind up and over the sunroof, so it's going to reduce that wind noise inside when our sunroof is open. Here on the inside, the wind deflector as got a nice tint, so it will deflect for many excessive sun rays that might be coming in at us and with the wind visor installed it will not interfere with the operation of our sunroof, whether that be with the sunroof open, closed, or in the tilt position. There's closed, let's go to open, close again and the tilt position is the back end goes up. Now yo begin our install, we've already got out sunroof open. We are going to set out wind deflector in place. We are going to make sure it's even on both sides and square to the sunroof. Now, our wind deflector is going to have two attachment points, these attachment points are pre-drilled holes, one for each side.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2006 Honda Ridgeline

Today on our 2006 Honda Ridgeline, we'll be installing the Tekonsha PowerTrac Electric Brake Controller, part number 39523. We'll also be using the wiring kit, part number ETBC7 and part number TM75127, which is a wiring harness that plugs in to your brake controller. Now we can hook our trailer up to our vehicle, and test our brake controller. As you can see, it's got a green light. That means we're connected. We'll use the manual override right here, and as you can see, the higher the signal, your light will turn from green to red. You have your dial up here to adjust the level of your brake controller.



Cipa Dual-View Clip-on Towing Mirror Installation - 2006 Honda Ridgeline

Today on our 2006 Honda Ridgeline, we are going install and take a look at the CIPA Dual View Clip On Towing Mirrors, Part Number 11953. This part number is for one mirror so if you want one for the driver and passenger side, you will want to purchase two. As you see with our new towing mirrors in place, I am right behind the vehicle and you can see me in the factory mirror. I will move out a few steps and you can see me in the towing mirror. If I move about 5 or 6 feet away from the vehicle, you can see me in the last mirror. That is the advantage of the CIPA Dual View Mirror as you have three different viewpoints of your trailer when towing behind you. CIPA's new Dual View Clip On Towing Mirror provides better vision when towing your trailer down the road. As you can see, this is what our CIPA Dual Towing Mirror looks like installed on our Honda Ridgeline.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2006 Honda Ridgeline

Today in our 2006 Honda Ridgeline, we'll be installing and taking a look at the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, part number PW1046. As you can see, this is what our new Glacier tire chain looks like, installed on our Honda. It's constructed with nice, case-hardened, low carbon steel, and the spring rollers are wrapped around a sturdy wire on the cross cables. As you can see, here's the rollers, and that's what actually grips into the snow and ice to give you traction. It's rolled on the outside, so the backside is smooth so it doesn't damage the sidewall of your tire. These are designed for vehicles with a little clearance fender wells. It works great on either the front- or rear-wheel drive vehicles, and the low profile gives you a nice smooth ride.



WeatherTech Side Window Air Deflectors Installation - 2012 Honda Ridgeline

Today on our 2012 Honda Ridgeline we're going to be installing the WeatherTech side window air deflectors with dark tinting for both the front and the rear of the vehicle. Part number WT82397. Now to begin with you'll first need to lower the windows down to about this position for all 4 windows. Next we'll go ahead and take some water and soap. We're going to clean the top edge of each of the windows, and then we'll dry it off to make sure it's nice and clean. We'll do this for all 4 windows making sure that the top edge of the window is nice and clean.



DeeZee Round Polished Nerf Bars Installation - 2012 Honda Ridgeline

Today on our 2012 Honda Ridgeline we're going to be installing the Dee Zee nerf bars in a cab-length 3" round design and a polished stainless steel finish, part number DZ371953. We've already gone ahead and installed the passenger side so you can see what it looks like. You'll see it has a nice stainless steel finish on it. On the top area there's a plastic foot area and it has a built-in pattern so that it gives you nice grip as you're climbing in and out of your vehicle. There's one here at the rear door as well as one up here for the front door. Now the tubes and stuff are a polished stainless steel and the brackets that secure them to the vehicle are of a black powder coat finish.



BAK BAKFlip Hard Tonneau Cover Review - 2012 Honda Ridgeline

Today on our 2012 Honda Ridgeline, were going to be installing the BAK Backflip F1 Hard Tonneau Cover in a folding design out of aluminum and fiber glass, part number BAK72601. Now that weve shows you what the tonneau cover looks like in the folded or closed position, lets go ahead and show you what it looks like in the stored or in the upright position, so you fold the tailgate down. Now to unfold the rear hatch or any of the hatch sections, you can pull on this cable right here that releases the locking mechanism, and you can open it up from either the driver or the passenger side.Now if you look up here, each of the other panels, it has this cable mechanism as well which unlatches the panel as you move forward. Again, you can open it from either side by simply pulling on the cable in order to release the locking mechanism. Well then take one of the pop rods. Youll fold it up, slide it underneath this plastic track here.



Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2007 Honda Ridgeline

All right. Today on this 2007 Honda Ridgeline, we're going to do a test fit on the Rain-X Latitude Windshield Wipers Part Number RX5079280. Couple things to know about this wiper blade that it is designed to meet or exceed OEM's standards. This wiper blade is constructed from a rust-resistant galvanized steel frame and the blade is constructed from all natural rubber with integrated UV inhibitors to protect it from the sunlight. All right. We'll start off our test fit by removing the original wind shield wiper blades, there's a little tab located right here that we push up that will release the blade from the arm.



Rain-X Weatherbeater Wiper Blades Installation - 2007 Honda Ridgeline

Today, on a 2007 Honda Ridgeline, were going to do a test fit on part number RX30224 from Rain-X. This is our Weatherbeater Wiper Blade. A couple of things to know about this wiper blade is that it is designed to meet or exceed OEM standards. This wiper blade is constructed from a rust resistant galvanized steel frame, and the blade is constructed from all natural rubber with integrated UV inhibitors to protect it from the sunlight. Well start off our test fit by removing the original wiper blades. Theres a small tab located underneath the arm, that you push up and then you go ahead and pull the blade away.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2007 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2007 Honda Ridgeline we're going to install part number 118400 from Curt. First step is to go ahead and lower the tailgate and remove the two screws that attach the tail lights to the vehicle on the drivers side. We'll go ahead and remove the tail lights and then disconnect the wiring harness. Now there's two little tabs. There's one tab that connects the wire harness to the body, you have to push that away to release it and one the second tab we push down and that will allow u s to pull the connector apart. We'll go ahead and repeat the same process over on the passenger side.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Honda Ridgeline - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2007 Honda Ridgeline, were going to install part number 75280 from Draw Tite. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next well go ahead and give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories, such as a ball mount, bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be 16 inches, and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be three and a quarter inches. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. Our first step is to go ahead and lower the exhaust and get it out of the way to give us some more working room so we can slide the hitch into place.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Honda Ridgeline - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2007 Honda Ridgeline, were going to install part number 70754 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next well go ahead and give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories, such as a ball mount, bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be 16 inches, and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be three and a quarter inches. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. Our first step is to go ahead and lower the exhaust and get it out of the way to give us some more working room so we can slide the hitch into place.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2008 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2008 Honda Ridgeline, were going to install part number C55585 from Curt. The first thing we need to do is go ahead and remove the two taillights. You have to open up the tailgate, remove the two fasteners on the inside and then we can pop the taillights loose. Then we need to disconnect the wiring harness. Theres a little tab on the end that you just push away from the connector to loosen it up. Now well go ahead and start installing the wiring harness.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2008 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2008 Honda Ridgeline, were going to install part number 118400 from Tow Ready. The first thing we need to do is go ahead and remove the two taillights. You have to open up the tailgate, remove the two fasteners on the inside and then we can pop the taillights loose. Then we need to disconnect the wiring harness. Theres a little tab on the end that you just push away from the connector to loosen it up. Now well go ahead and start installing the wiring harness.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Honda Ridgeline - Curt

All right today is 2007 Honda Ridgeline were going to install part number 13385 from Curt. All right this is what the hitch looks like once installed on the vehicle. Next well go ahead and give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. The top receiver opening down to the ground, were looking at distance of 16- inches and from the center of our hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper were looking at distance of 4 inches. All right, now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First step is go ahead and lower exhaust and get out of the way to give us some more working room so we can slide the hitch into place.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Honda Ridgeline - Curt

Today on this 2008 Honda Ridgeline, we're going to install Part Number 13385 from Curt. All right. Now, this is what the hitch looks like once installed on the vehicle. Next, we'll go ahead and give you some measurements that will help you out in selecting some accessories such as the bicycle rack, a cargo carrier or a ball mount. From the top of receiver opening down to the ground will be 17 inches and from the center of the hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper will be 3-3/4 inches. Now, we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Rain-X latitude wiper blades, driver side part number rx5079279. To begin our test fit well first need to remove the factory or previously installed wiper blades. This vehicle features a J-hook, so we push up on the black button located at the center of the wiper blade and pull the wiper blade down; repeat this step for the opposite side. Now to install the new Rain-X latitude wiper blades, youll take the center of the wiper blade and slide it into the J-hook until you hear a click. Once you hear a click youll know this wiper blade has been successfully installed, repeat the steps for the other side. That completes the test fit for the Rain-X latitude wiper blades, driver side part number rx5079279 on our 2013 Honda Ridgeline..



Rain-X Weatherbeater Wiper Blades Installation - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Rain-X weather beater rocker blades driver side, part number rx30222. To begin our test fit well first need to remove the factory or previously installed wiper blades. This vehicle features a J-hook, youll first need to push the black button located at the center of the wiper and pull the wiper blade down. Well now install the new Rain-X weather beater rocker blades. Well slide the wiper blade into the J-hook and once you hear a click youll know the wiper blades have been correctly installed. Well repeat the same process for the opposite side and that concludes todays test fit for the Rain-X weather beater rocker blades driver side, part number rx30222 on our 2013 Honda Ridgeline.



Thule XB16 Snow Tire Chains Review - 2008 Honda Ridgeline

All right, today were going to do a test fit of part #: TH01571250 from Thule. This is the XB16 model. Now, well be working with tire size 245/65-17 and this will be on a 2008 Honda Ridgeline. Before the install you always want to double check with your owners manual to check for any limitations. In this case the manufacturer states that you should use the snow chains only on the front wheels. Now to start off the test fit well take our chain and well wrap it around the back side of the tire and well make sure that the one half of the cable with the yellow is going to the right side of the tire.



Yakima HighLite 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Yakima Highlite aluminum two bike carrier, part number Y02438. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, align up our pin hole, slide our security pin through the pin hole and turn the black knob at the base of the carrier to engage our anti-rattle device. Now lets go over some clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle fit together. Theres about 17 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the vehicle to the closest part of the carrier is about six inches. Weve added about 10 inches to the overall length of the vehicle.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Thule Vertex four bike carrier, part number TH9029. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, align up our threaded pin holes, thread our anti-rattle bolt through the threaded pin holes and tighten with a wrench. Now lets go over some clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle fit together. Theres about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the vehicle to the closest part of the carrier is about four inches. Weve added about 13 inches to the overall length of the vehicle.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Thule Aeroblade roof rack system, part numbers THARB60, TH480R, and THKIT1510. To begin our test fit with the roof racks already assembled well go ahead and open the front passenger and driver side door. Well sit the front crossbar onto the roof and measure from the glass to the first part of the foot. Our measurement is 10 inches. Once weve measured both the drivers and passenger side front crossbar 10 inches from the first part of the front window well go ahead and tighten down the drivers side and passenger side feet of the crossbars using the included tool. Once the front crossbar is tightened down and secured well go ahead and close the doors.



Thule T2 Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Thule T2 platform style two bike carrier, part number TH916XTR. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch tube, align our threaded pin holes, thread our anti-rattle bolt through the threaded pin holes and tighten with a wrench. Now lets go over some clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle fit together. Theres about 17 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the vehicle to the closest part of the carrier is about 2 inches. Weve added about 13 inches to the overall length of the vehicle.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Thule Standup paddle board carrier, part number TH810. To begin our test fit sit the carrier on top of the crossbars, wrap the black straps around the crossbars and turn the gray knobs to tighten. You want to make sure that your carriers are parallel to each other and that they are position symmetrically to the crossbars so that your cargo can be secured correctly. That concludes todays test fit for the Thule Standup paddle board carrier, part number TH810, on this 2013 Honda Ridgeline.



Thule MOAB Roof Top Cargo Basket Review - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on our 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Thule Mother of All Baskets top cargo carrier, part number TH690. To begin our test fit well sit the carrier onto the crossbars and get it perpendicular from the crossbars. Once we have established where the basket needs to be well go ahead and swing the brackets underneath the crossbars and tighten up the brackets using the wing nut. Well tighten up the brackets on all four sides. That concludes our test fit of the Thule Mother of All Baskets top cargo carrier, part number TH690, on our 2013 Honda Ridgeline.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Pro, part number TH934XTR. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch tube, align up our threaded pin holes, thread our anti-rattle bolt through the threaded pin holes and tighten with a wrench. Now lets go over some clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle fit together. Theres about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the carrier to the closest part of the vehicle is about seven inches. Weve added about 17 inches of overall length to the vehicle.



Thule Flat Top Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on our 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Thule Flattop ski and snowboard carrier, part number TH92725. To begin our test fit well sit the carrier onto the crossbars and wrap the black straps around the crossbars and turn the gray knob to tighten them down. Well again do this for the rear crossbars as well. Once the carrier on the front crossbar and the rear crossbar are tightened down were ready to load our cargo. To load the cargo push the gray button located at the ends of the carriers to open up the jaws. Well then sit our cargo inside the jaws and make sure theyre parallel.



Thule Echelon Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Honda Ridgeline

Today on this 2013 Honda Ridgeline well be test fitting the Thule Echelon roof mounted bike carrier, part number TH518. To begin our test fit well go ahead and sit the carrier onto the crossbars, take the brackets and put them on the other side of the crossbars and tighten them down. Youll need to make sure that your carrier is exactly perpendicular to the crossbars so that your carrier can fit snug on the crossbars. Once you get the carrier tightened down youre ready to load the bike. Before we load the bike well first need to loosen up the skewer and undo the tray strap. Well sit the bike onto the skewer, tighten down the skewer, and secure it with the tray strap.











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