Today on our 2013 Subaru Legacy Sedan, we're going to be installing the Curt T-connector vehicle wiring harness with 4-pole flat trailer connector, part number 56091. Now, when you're ready to use your 4-flat, simply raise up the cover here and pull the 4-flat out. Stretch it down towards our hitch. You want to make sure that we stay away from the center latch area as this could damage the wire. When we close the trunk, it will push in on the weather stripping. Now when you're done using your 4-flat, you simply raise the rear hatch, raise the interior cover. You can either store it down close to the spare tire or in this tray right here.
Today on our 2013 Subaru Legacy sedan, we're going to be installing the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver, part number C12298. Now, here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outer most edge of the bumper is approximately two inches. From the top of the opening and the receiver to the ground is approximately 11 inches. Now, let's go ahead and install our hitch. We're going to first begin by installing a safety strap to support the exhaust. Next, we're going to need to remove three rubber isolators in order to lower the exhaust down.
Today on our 2008 Subaru Legacy GT, well be test fitting the Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddle Board Carrier, part number TH810. To mount our carrier to the vehicle, well take the first half of the carrier and set it up on top of the front load bar. Well run the speed link straps around the load bar, fit them back into the head, and tighten them down using the gray hand knob. Once weve done that, we can move back to the second half of the carrier. We do want to make sure that the second half lines up nicely with the front half. Again, well fit the speed link straps around our load bar and back into the head, tightening them down the same way we did the first.
Today on our 2008 Subaru Legacy GT, were going to be test fitting the Thule Flattop Ski and Snow Board Carrier, part number TH92725. To mount the carrier to our roof rack, well take the first half of the carrier and set it up on top of our load bar. Well feed the speed link straps around our bar back into the heads and tighten them down with the gray hand knobs. Once we have the front half secured, we can grab the second half and set it up on top of our rear bar. We do want to make sure that the second half lines up nicely with our front half. Again, well feed the straps around and tighten the hand knobs down just like we did with the front.
Today on our 2008 Subaru Legacy, well be test fitting the Yakima Q-Towers Roof Rack System. Well be using part numbers Y00408, Y00678 x2, and Y00124. Now weve already pre-assembled our roof rack system according to the fit guide found within the Q clips for the Yakima Q-Towers, so were ready to fit it to the vehicle. Now with our doors open, we can place the front crossbar on top of the vehicle. We need to measure from the windshield back 6 inches. This will be the location of the leading edge of our crossbar feet.
Today on our 2008 Subaru Legacy, well be test fitting part number Y07048. This is the 44-inch Fairing for Yakima Roof Rack Crossbars. Now weve already pre-assembled our fairing, so were ready to fit it to the vehicle. All we need to do is slide the clips over our front crossbar, allowing our fairing to conform to the roofline. Well then make sure that its centered with the vehicle where we can then run the carriage bolt through from the top and tighten it down using the wing nut. Just like that, our fairing is installed and were ready to head out on the road with a quieter roof rack system.
Today, were working with a 2008 Subaru Legacy GT, and well be test fitting a Thule Roof Rack System. Well be using a 53-inch Aeroblade Load Bars, part number THARB53; the Rapid Traverse Foot Packs, part number TH480R; as well as the Fit Kit for our vehicle, which is part number THKIT1340. Now weve already got our load bars assembled according to the instructions and now were ready to mount them up on top of our vehicle. Well take the front load bar and place it on top of the roof after weve opened the passenger and driver side front doors. To position the front bar properly, well measure 7-7/8 inches back from the edge of the windshields seal to the leading edge of the traverse foot on either side. Once weve done that, well make sure that the clamps on our Fit Kit fit our door properly, and then well tighten them down with the included Accu-Tite tools.
Today, were working with a 2008 Subaru Legacy GT and well be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Roof-Mounted Bike Carrier, part number RKY1014. To mount our carrier on our vehicle, well lay it up on top of our load bars. Well fit the front straps around our front load bar and re-secure them to the head. Then well tighten them down using an Allen Key. At the rear of the carrier, well fit the clamp around our rear load bar and tighten it down with the included wing nuts. With that done, were ready to load up a bike.
Today were working with a 2008 Subaru Legacy GT with 215-45-17 tires. Were going to be test fitting the Thule Self-Tensioning snow tire chains, part number th00204090. Before mounting the chains make sure to check the owners manual of your vehicle for further information about using tire chains. Well take our tire chain and lay it flat. We need to feed the blue cable around the backside of our tire. We want to make sure that the yellow end is on the right hand side of the tire as we face it.
Today were working with a 2008 Subaru Legacy GT. It has 215 by 45 by 17 tires and were going to be test fitting the Pewag Sportmatik Self-Tensioning snow tire chains, part number pwsmx69. Once weve taken the chain out of the box we need to prep it for fitting onto our tire. Be sure to check the owners manual of your vehicle for further instructions about tire chains. We need to take the socket and separate it according to the direction of the arrow stickers. Next we need to take the two tensioners on the chain, toggle them into the open position and pull the slack all the way out of the tensioner.
Today on our 2008 Subaru Legacy GT with 215 / 45 R17 tires, well be test fitting the Thule Self-Tensioning Low Profile snow tire chains part number TH00023090. First well lay out the chains and make sure everythings in order. Then well take the blue plastic coated cable side and feed it around the inboard of our tire. Well lift it up to the top of the tire and hook the cable stop back into the keyhole. Well connect these two pieces of chain together here. We can move out a couple lengths to take out some extra slack in the chain and well use this plastic clip to secure the excess then we can center the chains on our tire.
Today on our 2011 Subaru Legacy, well be installing the Tow Ready T1 Connector, part number 118511. First, well start by opening up the rear cargo door and removing the spare tire cover. Well go ahead and set that aside for reinstallation later. Next, well remove the three fasteners to secure the rear threshold. Once we removed these three pushpin fasteners, we can simply pull up on the rear threshold and pop it from its secured location. Well set this aside also for reinstallation.
Today on our 2011 Subaru Legacy we'll be installing the draw tie hitch part number 75673. Here's what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next will go ahead and give you a couple of measurements that will assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outer most edge of the bumper is approximately 4-1/2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 10 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a drawbar, a bike rack or a cargo carrier.
Today on this 2011 Subaru Legacy we are going to install part number 56091 from Curt. The first thing we need to do is get into the trunk area and remove some of the interior components. We get down to the spare tire and remove the threshold as well. Alright there is 3 plastic rivets we have to remove. We just pull straight up on it, it comes right out. To remove this tie down loop, turn it, one quarter turn, there is a tab on the inside you can push down with a screwdriver and then you can work it out.
Alright today on this 2011 Subaru legacy, we are going to install part number 87568 from Hidden Hitch. This will also apply to part number 75673 from Draw-Tite. Alright this is what the hitch looks like when it is installed on the vehicle. Now I am going to give you some measurements that will help you in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver down to the ground on this particular vehicle is going to be 10 inches. And from the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper on this vehicle is going to be 4-1/4 inches. Now we are going to go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.
Today on this 2011 Subaru Legacy we are going to install the Yakima Rocket Box part number Y07148. Because of the length of this box, it is good to get an extra set of hands to help you install. With this box, it is personal preference whether you want it lined up in the center of the vehicle or further to the passenger side to make it accessible. The built-in clamps are set up to grab your load bars. Once you got the clamps set up in the middle of the bar, you can go ahead and open the box and tighten them down. 0:26
Today on this 2011 Subaru Legacy we are going to show you how to install the square load bars roof rack system with the Traverse Towers and Fit Kit, part number THKIT1574. Our first measurement is from the edge of the windshield to the front of the foot pack, it will be 10-5/8 inches. It will be the same measurement on both sides. Once we have the load bar measured out, we can use the tool provided with the foot pack to tighten it down. Okay, once we have the front load bars tightened down, we can install our back load bars. 1:11
Today on this 2011 Subaru Legacy we are going to install the Thule MOAB Roof Basket, part number TH690. As you can see with the M.O.A.B. basket, it can be easily installed by one person. The tie and wing nut make it easy to tighten down quickly. The M.O.A.B. basket also comes with bike rack bars across the top and a pre-installed front fairing. And there you have it for the M.O.A.B. basket part number TH690.
Alright, today on this 2011 Subaru Legacy we are going to show you how the Rhino Rack Heavy Duty Roof Rack System looks likes on a vehicle. Let us start by opening the front car doors. We will take our first crossbar, put it into place on the roof line. Alright, we will measure out from the center of the door jam to the center of the cross bar. That will be 9 and 27/32 of an inch. And of course you want to get them even across the top of the vehicle as well. 0:43
Today on this 2011 Subaru Legacy we are going to install part number DA1375 the Rhino Tower and 54 inch Aero bars and part number DK078, the clamp kit. Alright, we will need to open up the doors on the vehicle. There are certain measurements we have to go by. From the center of the door jam to the center of the cross bar it is going to be 9-27/32. Now we are going to install our second cargo bar, let us open the back doors. 1:05
Alright, today on this 2011 Subaru Legacy we are going to demonstrate the SportRack EZ hitch mounted platform style bike rack, part number A30901. Alright, the hitch on this vehicle is a 2 inch receiver hitch so we will be using the adapter bushing right here. This is our anti-rattle bolts that we are removing. We will go ahead and slide it into the hitch. Line it up with the hitch pin hole and reinstall the bolt. OK, we will tighten down the bolt and install the safety pin. 0:44