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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Hyundai Elantra - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2008 Hyundai Elantra, we're going to install part number 60872 from Hidden Hitch. All right now. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the vehicle. Next we'll go ahead and give you some measurements to help you out 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 10 inches and from the center of the hitch pin hole to your outside edge of your bumper will be about 6 inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. The first thing we're going to do is show the attachment points on the frame. They are located on the side of the frame and there's two threaded holes and this will be the same on both sides of the vehicle. Our first step, we'll go ahead and clean out the threads.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Hyundai Elantra - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2007 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be installing hidden hitch, part number 60872. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements to assist your selecting accessories for your new hitch. In the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 6 1/2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 9 1/2 inches. This will assist you selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack, or cargo carrier. Now let's go ahead with installation. First I'm going to point out the attachment points.





Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Hyundai Elantra - Curt

Today on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra we'll be installing the Curt hitch, part number C11303. This is what out hitch will look like once it's installed. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you when selecting accessories for your new hitch such as a ball mount, a bike rack, or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 4 1/2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 10 1/2 inches. Now we'll go ahead with the installation. Now to begin our install we'll first go ahead and point out the attachment points, one on each frame rail and the manufacturers tow hook here in the center. For our frame rail fasteners we'll be using the half inch carriage bolt and block that'll go into the frame.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Hyundai Elantra - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2012 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be installing the hidden hitch trailer hitch receiver, part number 60329. Now here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a bike rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 5 inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 11 inches. Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. We'll begin by first pointing out our attachment points. We'll start over here on the passenger side.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Hyundai Elantra - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2012 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be installing the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver, part number 24902. Here's what our hitch looks like installed on how vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, bike rack, or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outer most edge of the bumper approximately 5 inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 11 inches. Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. We'll begin by first point out our attachment points. We'll start over here on the passenger side, now we're over here on the driver's side, and finally the center location which is actually the tow hook.



Roadmaster Flexo-Coil Kit Installation - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra we'll be installing the Roadmaster 7-wire to 6-wire Flexo-Coil Kit Part Number RM-146-7. We'll begin here on the front of our towed vehicle. You'll notice that there's already a 4 flat here as well as another indicator light wire as this vehicle has an InvisiBrake installed on it. The black wire sends the LED lights as well as an audible light up into the motorhome telling you that your breaks are working. We're going to actually install all 5 of these wires into the 6-way. Now onto the two vehicle of the motorhome vehicle in the 7-way.



Roadmaster EZ2 Base Plate Kit Installation - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be installing the Roadmaster EZ2 Base Plate Kit with removable arms, part number 521632-1. We'll begin here by raising the hood on the vehicle. We'll go ahead and point out some hardware that well need to remove, to remove the front fascia. This will need to be done before we can do anything else. You'll notice that there are total of four locations that well need to remove, which we actually found later that the directions we're wrong and you actually do need to remove all five of these little push in fasteners up here on the top. You use a Phillips head screwdriver and either a large flat head or trim panel removal tool to take them out. The extra one thats not shown on the directions is actually all the way on the left hand side or on the driver side. That one will need to come out as well.



Roadmaster EZ Hook Safety Cables Installation - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

For today on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be installing the Roadmaster EZ Hook Safety Cables with anchors, rated for 6000 pounds, part number RM-655. Now we will be installing the Roadmaster EZ Hook Safety Cables with anchors under a Roadmaster Falcon 2 tow bar. Now the tow bar, cross bar and everything has already been installed on this vehicle. So we'll just have to add in the Roadmaster EZ Hook Safety Cables. We will begin with our tow bar removed. You'll notice that the brackets are for right and left, so you need to make sure that you get them on the right side. We'll go ahead and take our bolt, as well as our washer and slide it to the hole that lines up on the bracket already on the vehicle.



Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar Installation - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra we'll be installing the Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar for 6000 pounds, part number RM-520. You can see this vehicle here already has the base plate system installed. It's one that has removable arms, and we'll be tying in with these removable arms. Each of the arms has holes that'll line up with the quick disconnect plate. To install each of these quick disconnect plates, we'll need to take the plate, making sure that we pay attention to the right and left, or the passenger or driver side, as they are side-specific. Next we'll go ahead and take one of the bolts, which is 1/2 inch by an inch and 3/4 long, and put it through the safety plate, then through the quick disconnect, and then through our mounting bracket on our base plate. On the back side of the mounting bracket, we'll then put a flat washer, followed by a lock washer, followed by the nut. We'll repeat this for all four mounting locations, two on each side, again making sure that we pay attention and put the driver's side quick link on the correct side as well as the passenger side on the proper side. Now that we have all the hardware installed loosely, we'll go ahead and take our quick disconnect cross bar, set it in place, and make sure that it goes on easily as well as comes back off. You'll notice that there's a pin in the bottom of the quick disconnect plate that lines up with the hole in the quick disconnect bracket as well as slides on top of the vertical pin on top of the quick disconnect bracket. Once you have the cross bar lined up where you want it, we'll go ahead and set it off.



Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit Installation - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Sending in our 2013 Hyundai Elantra. We'll be installing the Roadmaster Tail Light Wiring Kit with Bulbs, Part Number RM-155. To begin with here, we'll take the long wire that has a plug on both ends. We'll actually snip one of the plugs off because we will not be needing it on this particular application. Now, as you can see, this vehicle already has the baseplate installed on it, so we'll be rodding the wire and tying it in right near the center of the baseplate area. To rod our wire, we will be using an old section of airline tubing to help us pull the wire through the inching department and underneath the vehicle. We're going to go ahead and take our piece of airline tubing and start from the engine compartment and rod it down in front of the radiator where we'll pull the four-flat out. Now, it's a good idea to leave a little extra wiring here in case you want to add the different style plug instead of the four-flat, whether it'd be a four or six round at a later time.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2012 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be installing the Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness, with four-pull flat trailer connector, part number C56126. We'll go ahead and begin here, by opening up the trunk of the vehicle. Next, we'll need to remove this rear scuff panel. To do this, we'll need to remove three plastic fasteners. Two that have kind of wing nut style design, where you can simply unscrew them with just your hand, and the center location you'll need to use either a large flat-head screwdriver or a trim panel remover tool. Once we have these three fasteners out, we can go ahead and lift up the center scuff panel and set it out of the way.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Hyundai Elantra - Curt

Today on our 2012 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be installing the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver. In a class one with an inch and aquarteropening on the receiver, part number C11303. Here's what the hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch. Such as a bike rack or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer-most edge of the bumper, is approximately 4 inches.



Rhino-Rack Aero Roof Rack Installation - 2012 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2012 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be test fitting the Rhino-Rack 2500 Series roof rack with Aero crossbars, 46" long, in black, part number DA118B. We'll also be using the Custom DK clamps and pads for the Rhino-Rack 2500 Series, part number DK010. With our roof rack assembled according to the instructions, we'll begin our test fit by opening both of 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 in the correct location, we need to measure 230 mm from the center of our door jamb back towards the front of our vehicle. This will be the location of the center of our leg foot plate.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 14 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today, on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be test-fitting the Yakima RocketBox Pro 14 roof top cargo box, part number Y07192. Now, with the roof rack system already assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test-fit by placing the cargo box onto our vehicle's cross bars. We'll then open up our rocket box exposing four black knobs and four red T-handles.Well loosen up the black knobs to adjust the claws to fit the crossbar spread of our vehicle. Once the claws are in position and over our crossbars, we can then turn the red T-handles to tighten on the claws to secure our RocketBox to our Hyundai Elantra. Once we've done this for all four sets of claws, our Yakima Rocket box is secured to our Hyundai Elantra. That complete today's test-for for the Yakima RocketBox Pro 14 roof top cargo box, part number Y07192, on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra..



Yakima Q Tower Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today, on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be test-fitting the round bar roof racking system, part number Y00409, Y00683, and Y00124. Now, with our Q-clips, Q-towers, and crossbars already assembled as according to the included instructions, we'll begin our test-fit by placing our front crossbar onto the front of the vehicle. We'll then measure from the front part of the glass onto the first part of the tower. We'll measure this 6 inches.We'll make this measurement on both the passenger side and driver side of the vehicle ensuring that the crossbar is perpendicular to the vehicle and the rubber pads at the bottom of the towers contour to the vehicle correctly. Once we've established this location, we're going to then tighten down the silver hand bolts in the inside of the Q tower and then clamp on the black plastic caps securing the front crossbar to the front of the vehicle.We're now ready to load up our rear crossbar. We'll place the crossbar onto the rear of the vehicle and measure the crossbar spread.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 11 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today, on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, well be test fitting the Yakima RocketBox, Pro 11, Roof Top Cargo Box, Part Number Y07193. Now, the roof rack system already assembled on to our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the cargo box on to the vehicles crossbars. Well then unlock the box, exposing the four red T-handles and the black knobs.Well loosen up the black knobs to adjust the claws to fit the crossbars spread of our vehicle. Once we have adjusted the position of all four of the clamps, we can then tighten on the black knobs and then turn the red T-handles to tighten on the jaws against the crossbars. Once, weve tighten down all of our claws our Yakima RocketBox is secured to our Hyundai Elantra. And that completes todays test fit for the Yakima RocketBox, Pro 11, Roof Top Cargo Box, Part Number Y07193 on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra..



Yakima LoadWarrior Roof Cargo Basket Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today, on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, well be test fitting the Yakima LoadWarrior Roof Rack Cargo Basket, Part Number Y07070. The roof rack system already assembled on our vehicle. Well begin our test fit, replacing the carrier on to the vehicles crossbars. Well then bring the brackets around the underside of the crossbars, and insert the black t-bolts into the bracket and tighten them down with the black ring nuts.Once weve done this for all four sets of the brackets, our Yakima LoadWarrior is secured to our Hyundai Elantra and that completes todays test fit for the Yakima LoadWarrior Roof Rack Cargo Basket, Part Number Y07070 on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra.



Yakima FatCat Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today, on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, well be test fitting the Yakima FatCat 6, Locking Roof Top, Ski and Snowboard Carrier, Part Number Y03088. With our roof rack system already installed on to our vehicle, were going to begin by placing the Yakima FatCat directly to our crossbars. Well take half the carrier and place it on the front cross bar. Well take our rubber coated steel straps, bring them around our crossbar and fit them into position. Well do this on both the passenger side and driver side of the vehicle.Please know that you may need to open the carrier when bring the steel straps around and loosen up the tightening knob to allow the straps to fit. Once you have your straps into position, you can open the carrier, by pushing the oversize gray button located at the end of the carrier and use the tightening knob on the inside to secure the carrier onto the bar.



Yakima Roof Rack Fairing Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today, on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, well be test fitting the 44-inch Fairing for Yakima Roof Rack Crossbars, Part Number Y07048. Now, to begin our test fit, well first undo the black wing nut at the end of the fairing to bring the brackets around the front crossbar. Well then re-insert the allen bolt and thread on our wing nut to secure one side of the fairing to the crossbar.Well then push on the other brackets and then go over to the other side of the vehicle, where we will again loosen up the black wing nut and remove the bolt, set the bracket on the crossbar, and then secure it again with the bolt and wing nut. And that completes todays test fit for the 44-inch Fairing for Yakima Roof Rack Crossbars, Part Number Y07048 on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today, on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, well be test fitting the Thule Roof Rack System, using the Thule Aero Blade in Rapid Traverse Foot Pack, Part Number THARB53, TH480R and THKIT1654. Well start off our test fit with the roof rack preassembled according to the instructions.Well begin by opening up our passenger side and driver side doors at the front of our vehicle. Well go ahead and place the front crossbar on the roof of our Elantra. To make sure that we have the crossbar in the correct location, we need to measure it from the windshield to the leading edge of the foot pack.The instructions point out that this measurement needs to be 8-7/8 of an inch. Now, that we have our front crossbar in place, we can go ahead and use the included allen keys to tighten down each foot pack. Well make our way from passenger side to driver side until its all the way secured to our vehicle.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today, on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, well be test fitting the Thule SUP, Taxi Stand-Up, Paddleboard Carrier, Part Number TH810. With our roof rack already pre-assembled on to our vehicle. Well go ahead and place the front part of our carrier directly on to the front load bar. Well bring a rubber coat of steel strap around the load bar, place it into position and then use a gray hand knob to tighten it down and secure it into place. Well do this for both sides of the carrier.Now, well grab the second-half of our carrier, place it on our rear load bar, bring the rubber coat of steel straps around our load bar, place them into position and use the gray hand knobs to tighten them down and to secure our carrier. With that, our carrier is installed and were ready to start loading up our paddleboard.



Thule Raceway Trunk Bike Rack Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today, on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, well be test fitting the Thule Raceway, Two-Bike Carrier, Part Number TH9001. Before we begin our test fit, we need to refer to the instructions or to the Thule fit guide. We need to find out what our dial needs to be set on. In this case, it needs to be set on dial seven.Once we have our dial set, we can then go ahead and place the carrier on to our trunk. The bottom of our carrier needs to sit on the upper tier of our bumper. Now, we can go ahead and place the top hooks on the top part of the trunk.



Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra well be test fitting the Yakima Frontloader roof-mounted bike carrier, part number y02103. Now with a roof rack system already on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the carrier onto the vehicles crossbars. Well set the front head of the carrier onto the front crossbar, and then bring the black back bracket around the underside of the rear crossbar. Well then turn the black t-handle at the front of the carrier to tighten down the front bracket against the front crossbar. Once thats tightened down we can then move to the rear of the carrier where we will insert the silver t-bolt into the bottom of the bracket and turn the black wing nut to tighten it down to secure the carrier to the rear crossbar. Once the carrier is secured, were ready to load up our bike.



Yakima ForkLift Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be test fitting the Yakima Forklift roof-mounted bike carrier, part number Y02098. With the roof rack system already assembled and onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the carrier onto the vehicle's cross bars. We'll first loosen up the skewer to allow us to remove the black plastic safety cap, and access the black wing nut. We'll insert the silver T-bolt into the bottom part of the bracket to pinch the brackets up against the front cross bar. We'll then tighten down the black wing nut to secure the front of the carrier to the front cross bar. We'll then slide in the black plastic bracket and replace our skewer.



Whispbar Roof Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be test fitting the Whispbar locking rooftop ski and snowboard carrier, part number WB-300. We already have our roof rack system installed into our vehicle, so we'll take half of our carrier and place it on our front cross bar. We'll bring the rubber-coated steel straps around our cross bar and set it into place. Please know that you may need to use the red knob located by where the end of the strap gets placed to loosen it. Now we'll go to the driver's side and do the same process. Once we have our straps in place, we can then push the button at the end of the carrier to open up our jaw.



Thule Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra, we'll be test fitting the Thule square bar roof racking system, part numbers THLB58, TH480, and THKIT1654. Now with our feet, fit kit, and load bars already assembled according to the included instructions, we'll begin our test fit by placing the front load bar onto the front of the vehicle. We'll then measure from the first part of the glass to the first part of the foot, according to the included instructions. This measurement is 8-7/8". We'll measure this on both the passenger and driver's side of the vehicle, ensuring the load bar is perpendicular to the vehicle, and the rubber pads on the bottom of the feet contour to the roof line of our Elantra. Once we have established this position, we can use Thule's included tensioning tool to tighten down the feet to secure the front load bar to the front of the vehicle.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Hyundai Elantra

Today on our 2013 Hyundai Elantra well be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 11 cubic feet in matte black, part number th613. Our car is assembled with a roof rack system so were going to begin by placing the carrier on top of our roof rack. Then we can go ahead and open up our cargo box and place the clamps into position. Once we have the clamps in the slots well go ahead and make sure that the feet of the clamps go around our load bars. Well go ahead and use the hand knob to tighten down each clamp and secure our box to our roof rack. And now were ready to start loading our accessories.







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