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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Nissan Altima - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2011 Nissan Altima we'll be installing the Hidden Hitch, part number 60873. 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 ball mount, bicycle rack, or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 6", and from the ground to the top of the opening on the receiver it's approximately 10". Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. To begin with we'll need to open up the trunk. Then we'll need to remove the carpet from the rear of the trunk, as well as the fiber board that covers the spare tire or a storage bin tray if there's one present.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Nissan Altima - Curt

Today on our 2014 Nissan Altima we're going to be installing the CURT trailer hitch receiver, part number C11352. 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. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 6-1/2". From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 10-3/4". Now before we begin our installation of our hitch let's go over the tools that we're going to use to do that. Now to speed things up you may see us an impact driver but you can get away with just using a standard ratchet wrench.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Nissan Altima - Curt

Today on our 2013 Nissan Altima we'll be installing the CURT hitch, part number C11352. 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, such as a ball mount, bike rack, or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 6". From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 10-3/4". Now we'll go ahead and with installation. To begin our install we'll first need to go ahead and remove both rear mufflers, as it's a dual exhaust system.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2011 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2011 Nissan Altima we'll be installing the Tow Ready T1 Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-pole flat trailer connector, part number 118470. To begin with we'll need to go ahead and raise the trunk lid up. Next we'll go ahead and remove the three tabs that hold the rear plastic threshold in place. Once that's been removed, now we need to go to each side, the driver as well as the passenger side, and remove a push tab similar to what we just removed to remove the threshold. We'll need to pull each one out so that we can peel the carpet back to allow us access to the wiring connection. Here on the passenger side we'll make the connection with the wiring harness that has the green wire and the end connectors. First we need to disonnect the factory connections.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Nissan Altima - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2011 Nissan Altima we'll be installing the Draw-Tite Hitch part number 24796. 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 ball mount, bicycle rack or cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 6". From the ground to the top of the opening on the receiver it's approximately 10". Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. To begin with we'll need to open up the trunk, then we'll need to remove the carpet from the rear of the trunk as well as the fiber board that covers the spare tire or storage bin tray if there's one present. In this case we went ahead and removed the spare tire as well so that we'd be able to vacuum out the drill cuttings once we we're done drilling the holes. Now we'll need to go ahead and go underneath the vehicle.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2013 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2013 Nissan Alitma, we'll be installing the Tow Ready Wiring Harness, part number 118470. This is a wiring harness that will generally be in the trunk of our vehicle when not in use. When needed, simply open the trunk and pull the harness out. When routed to where it needs to be, go ahead and shut the trunk, making sure to keep it away from the latch, as it might damage the harness. When you are finished, go ahead and place it back in the trunk or spare tire area for storage. Now, I'll show you how it installs. First, we need to gain access to the trunk area. We'll then lift the spare tire cover and jack storage tray out of the way and remove the center threshold. To do this, we need to remove three pop rivets that hold the threshold in place. Once that's done, we'll pop up the entire threshold up and out of the way. Next we need to get to the taillight wiring harness.



Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2006 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2006 Nissan Altima, we'll be test fitting the Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades, driver's side part number RX5079281 and passenger's side part number RX5079283. Now before beginning our test fit, we will first need to remove the factory or previously installed wiper blades. Now this vehicle does feature a J-hook style wiper arm. To remove the wiper blades, we'll push in the black tab and simply slide the wiper blade off of the wiper arm. We'll then repeat these steps for the other side of the vehicle. We'll simply slide the center of the wiper blade into the J of the wiper arm until you hear a click. When you hear a click, you know the wiper blade has been successfully installed.



Covercraft Premier Custom Front and Rear Floor Mats Review - 2006 Nissan Altima

Today on the 2006 Nissan Altima, we'll be testing the Cover Craft Premier custom auto floor mats for the front and rear, wine in color, part number Cc76238294. These floor mats come in a wide variety of colors. Please see the website for more details. Before being our test fit, we will first be removing the factory or previously installed floor mats. To do this, we'll simply pull it out. Once all the old floor mats are pulled out, we're ready to install our wonderful new wine colored Cover Craft floor mats. To do this, we'll simply place the mat into the existing spot. Now you can notice here at the driver's side, the anchor point from where the manufacturer's mat was, there's a circular ring that will fit over the anchor point to help keep the mat in place.



Rain-X Weatherbeater Wiper Blades Installation - 2006 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2006 Nissan Altima, we'll be test fitting the Rain-x Weatherbeater Wiper Blades, driver's side part number RX30226, and passenger side part number RX30217. Now before we begin our test fit, we will first need to remove the factory or previously installed wiper blades. Now this vehicle does feature a J-hook style wiper arm, so to remove the wiper blades we'll push in the black tab and simply slide the wiper blade off of the wiper arm. We'll then repeat these steps for the other side of the vehicle. Now to install our new Rain-x Weatherbeater Wiper Blades, we'll insert the center of the wiper blade into the j of the wiper arm until you hear a click. When you hear a click, you know the wiper blade has been correctly installed. We'll then repeat these steps for the other side of the vehicle. That completes today's test fit for the Rain-x Weatherbeater Wiper Blades part numbers RX30226 and RX30217 on our 2006 Nissan Altima. .



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2006 Nissan Altima

Today in this 2006 Nissan Altima we're going to install part number 56146KIT from Curt. To install our wire harness we need to go ahead and open up the trunk to get access to the wiring on the driver's side. To get access to our wiring we're going to have to move the carpet out of the way a little bit. We can simply fold this down. Eventually we're going to have to run a power wire out to our battery so we'll go ahead and remove the floor panels, or at least move them out of the way to get access to the floor. The next thing we're going to do is test our wires. To do that we're going to need a ground to test with.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2006 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2006 Nissan Ultima, we'll be test fitting the Glacier Cable snow tire chains, part number PW1034. These are SAE class S tire chains. We'll be test fitting these tire chains on tire size 215/60-16. Now this vehicle is front wheel drive so we will be installing the tire chains on the front set of tires. Before we begin our test fit, we will first need to lay the chains flat out on the ground to undo any kinks or tangles. This will ensure that the tire chain will fit correctly around the tire.



Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima we'll be install the Rain-X Latitude windshield wiper blade in the beam style in a 28 inch long, part number RX5079282, and a 17 inch long blade which is part number RX5079283. We'll begin by first lifting up the wiper arm and removing the old wiper blade. To do this we'll simply squeeze the tab on the underside and simply slide the old wiper blade off of the wiper arm. Now we're ready to install the new Rain-X Latitude 28 inch long. We'll simply take the new wiper blade and slide it into the J-hook style arm until we hear it snap into place. Next we'll move over here to the passenger side. On this side we'll be installing a 17 inch long blade which is part number RX5079283.



Yakima ForkLift Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Ultima well be test fitting the Yakima Forklift roof mounted bike rack part #: Y02098. With the Yakima Roundbar roof rack system already on our Ultima well start by placing our Forklift on our roof rack. Well remove the skewer at the front of the forklift and loosen the T-bolt to bring the front clamp around our crossbar. Well then tighten the same T-bolt to secure the front part of the rack and once its secure well slide the cover back up to the clamp. Then, well reinsert our skewer and just loosely tighten it so that theres still room for our bike forks to fit. Now well move to the back of the rack and fit the second clamp around the rear bar.



Yakima Roof Rack Fairing Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima, we'll be test fitting the 44 inch fairing for Yakima roof rack cross bars, part number Y07048. With our roof rack already assembled and installed, we'll begin by placing the fairing at the front of our Altima. We'll fit the clips around the front cross bar, and drop the bolt through the clip at each end, and then secure them with the wing nuts. As you secure your Yakima fairing, make sure that it centers with your Altima. With everything centered and secured, we're ready to head out on the road. That completes our test fit of the 44 inch Yakimafairing, part number Y07048on our 2010 Nissan Altima.



Yakima Q Tower Roof Rack Installation - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima, we'll be test fitting the Yakima round bar roof rack system, with a length of 48 inches, part number Y00408, the Q-35 Q clips for Yakima Q towers, part number Y00635, and the Yakima Q tower feet for a naked roof, part number Y00124. To begin out test fit, we'll place the front cross bar, already assembled, onto our Altima. The instructions tell us to measure 10 inches from the top edge of the glass to the closest part of the Q tower, to ensure a good fit. By measuring this on both sides of our Altima, our Yakima roof rack will be evenly aligned. Once everything is situated correctly, we'll tighten the thumb screws inside our Q towers, alternating on each side to keep an even fit. When the Q towers are tightened, we can close the cap. Now we'll open our rear doors, and place the back half of the rack onto our Altima. We'll need to measure again from the center of each cross bar, to get the correct placement of our second bar. The cross bar spread should be 32 inches, and as before, we'll measure this on both sides of our Altima.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today, on our 2010 Nissan Altima, we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box, 22 cubic feet in metallic silver, part number TH636S. With the Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack System assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our Sonic directly on top of our load bars. When placing the Sonic on our load bars, we need to make sure that the clamps are fitting around the load bars properly. Once we have it situated the way we prefer, we can then open the box from 1 side and use the hand knobs connected to the clamps to tighten and secure our feet. Once we have the passenger's side tight and secure, we can then move to the driver's side and open the box from this side, as well. This helps make it easier for loading and unloading. Once we have all the clamps secured, we can then prepare to load our accessories and luggage.







Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima we'll be test-fitting the Thule Force large rooftop cargo box, 13 cubic feet in aeroskin black, part number TH624. With a Thule aeroblade roof rack system assembled on our vehicle, we'll place our cargo box directly onto our load bars. We'll want to make sure that the feet sticking out of the bottom go around our two load bars. Once we have it placed where we like, we can then open our box and use the hand knobs connected to the clamps to tighten down each foot. One of the neat features of this cargo box is it's ability to open from both the passenger's side and the driver's side of the vehicle. With all feet tight, our box is now secured to our vehicle, and we're ready to start loading up some luggage and accessories. That completes today's test fit of the Thule Force large rooftop cargo box, part number TH624 on our 2010 Nissan Altima.



Thule Flat Top Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima, we'll be test fitting the Thule flat top ski and snow board carrier, with a six ski capacity or a four board capacity, part number TH92725. With a Thule Aero Blade roof rack system assembled on to our vehicle, we'll begin by placing the front part of our carrier directly on to our front load bar. We'll bring the rubber coated steel straps around the load bar, fitting them in to place, and then using the hand knob to tighten them down. We'll do this for both the passenger and driver side of the vehicle. Now we'll grab the second half of our carrier, and place it on our rear load bar. We want to make sure that we line it up with the front half of ourcarrier.We'll repeat the same tightening process as we did with the front. Once we have our carrier installed, we can push the oversized gray buttons on the end of our carrier to open our jaws. We'll place our snow board in , followed by our skis. We'll shut the jaws firmly, and then we're ready to hit the slopes. That will complete today's test fit of the Thule flat top ski and snow board carrier, part number TH92725, on our 2010 Nissan Altima.



Thule Doubletrack Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima, we'll be test fitting the Thule Doubletrack Platform-Style 2 Bike Rack for both 1-1/4-inchand 2-inch hitches, part number TH990XT. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the rack into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install our anti-rattle bolt. We'll tighten with a wrench and then secure it with a lock on the other side. Now, we'll go over some key measurements. We have about 8 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the Doubletrack to the closest part of our Altima is about 1 inch. With the Doubletrack in the folded position, we've added 8 inches to the overall length of our Altima. Now, we'll go ahead and pull the switch at the base of the Doubletrack and tilt the mast down. We'll undo our cradle straps, lift up the center mast, and put the frame hooks to the top of the mast to prepare to load our bike.With our rack unfolded, we've added 27 inches to the overall length of the vehicle. Then, we'll place our bike into the wheel trays and secure it first with the frame hooks.



Thule Domestique Roof Bike Rack Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima we'll be test fitting the Thule Domestique fork- mounted bike carrier, part number TH513. With the Thule aero blade roof racks assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our carrier directly on top of our load bars. We'll bring the bracket at the front around our load bar, feed the bolt through the holes and tighten with an Allen key. We'll move to the rear of the carrier where we'll fit the clamp around our rear bar, feed the Allen bolts through the holes and tighten with an Allen key. Once we have both clamps secured to our vehicle, we're ready to start loading our bike. We'll need to make sure that the wheel strap the the rear is undone and the skewer at the front is open. We'll grab our bike, place it into the wheel tray and drop our front forks down on to our skewer.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima we'll be test fitting the Thule aeroblade roof rack system using the Thule aeroblade load bars, forty-seven inches, part number THARB47, the Thule rapid traverse roof rack foot pack, part number TH480R, and the Thule roof rack fit kit for traverse foot packs, part number THKIT1580. Now we'll go ahead and place the front load bar onto the front part of our roof. To make sure that we have this in the correct location, we need to measure ten inches from the leading edge of the windshield to the closest point on our foot pack. We'll do this for both the passenger and the driver's side of the vehicle. With our bar in the correct location, we can then move from passenger side to driver's side tightening down each foot pack. Once secured, we can take the allen key and fit it in the foot pack and close the cover. To load our rear bar, we need to open our rear doors. We'll place our bar on the rear part of our roof and to make sure we have this in the correct location, we need to measure twenty-eight inches from the center of the front load bar to the center of our rear load bar. Now we can move from side to side, tightening down our foot packs with the included allen keys.



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima well be test fitting RockyMounts Tierod Stretch Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number rky1011. With a Thule Aeroblade roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle, well beginby placing our carrierdirectly ontop ofour load bars. Well bring the front rubber-coated steelstraps around the underside ofour load bar andfit them back into the head of the front part of our carrier. We'll thenuse an Allen toolto tighten the Allen bolt which will tighten our straps.Once that's complete we can reinstall ourcover. Now well move to the rear and we'll fit the rear clamp around our rear load bar. Well feedthe bolts through and tightenwith anAllen tool. We'll go ahead and make sure that our rear wheel strap is undoneand that theskewer at the front of our bike carrieris open.



Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Kevin Bross: Today, on our 2010 Nissan Altima, we'll be test-fitting the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box, 14 cubic feet and matte black, Part No. TH614. With an Aeroblade roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle, we'll place the Pulse directly onto our load bars. Once we have it situated the way we prefer, we can then open the box and feed the clamps through the slots to fit around our load bars. We'll then use the hand knobs attached to each clamp to tighten the feet. With all the feet tight, our box is now secured to our vehicle, and we're ready to start loading our accessories and luggage. That'll complete today's test fit of the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box, Part No. TH614 on our 2010 Nissan Altima. .





Thule Circuit Roof Bike Rack Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima, we'll be test fitting the Thule Circuit Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number TH526 with the Thule Aeroblade System already mounted on to our vehicle, we'll begin by placing the Thule Circuit directly on to our load bars. We'll lift up the nose lever to bring the front clamp around our front load bar, fit the bolt through the clamp and then we'll hand tighten the wing nut and then close the nose lever to finish securing the front part of our bike carrier. Now we'll move to the rear,we'll fit the clamp around our rear load bar and we'll tighten it with the wing nuts. Now that our bike carrier is secure to our roof rack system we'll go ahead and make sure to leave skewerfor easier loading of our bike and we'll undo the rear wheel strap. We'll grab our bike, place it onto the wheel tray and drop the front forks down onto our skewer. We'll secure the bike first by tightening down the skewer and then move to the rear and tighten the wheel strap. Now that our bike is all loaded up we're ready to hit the road.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2010 Nissan Altima

Today on our 2010 Nissan Altima we'll be testing the fork style roof mounted bike rack from Swagman, part number S64710. With a twoly aero-blade roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placed our bike carrier directly onto our load bars. Once we have it situated inline with our vehicle we'll go ahead and begin securing the front part of our carrier. We'll do this by taking the U bolts, fitting them underneath the load bar and up through our bracket. We'll then tighten it in place with the wing nuts. We'll do this for both sides of the front part of our bracket.







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