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Saris Freedom Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we are going to be test fitting the Saris Freedom Two Bike platform style rack for 1 1/4 and 2 inch hitches part number SA4412B. To begin our test fit we are going to insert the shank of the rack into our hitch. This does slide it helps to keep a hand on the adapter. Once you have that inserted, you go ahead and line up your hitch pin holes, you can then insert the included anti rattle hitch bolt. We'll go ahead and tighten this down by hand then finishing tightening it with our wrench. By tightening this down it helps to take any extra movement out of the shank of our rack.



Saris Bike Porter Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we are going to be test fitting the Saris Bike Porter Four Bike hanging style rack for 1 1/4 and 2 inch hitches part number SA404B. We'll begin our test fit by inserting the shank into the receiver hitch on our vehicle. You want to watch for the pin holes to line up. Once those are in line, you can insert the included anti rattle hitch bolt. We'll go ahead and get that hand tight and then you can tighten it down the rest of the way with your wrench. Tightening this down helps to take any extra play out of the shank of the rack.



U-Ace 3D Custom Auto Floor Liners Installation on a 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota Four Runner, we'll be installing the 3D Kagu Custom Auto Floor Liners for the front row in black, part number L1TY04411509. To start off, we'll place our U-Ace floor mats in the vehicle making sure that the grommets that over inaudible 00:00:16 where applicable. You can see that the liner provides great coverage of the vehicle floor, and it's also extending up underneath the pedals. As you can see, it has a raised outer edge to keep the dirt and debris on your liner and off your carpet. There's a foot pad built in for added durability. Now we'll go ahead and cover the construction. The top layer is made from thermal plastic material that provides foot traction and won't tear, crack, or break.



Airaid EconoAid Throttle Body Booster Installation - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner we'll be installing the AIRAID EconoAid Throttle Body Booster, part number AR1027. While we are installing this on a 2012 Toyota 4Runner, note that this throttle body spacer fits most late model Toyota vehicles and it installs roughly in the same fashion. Please consult our website to ensure that this is a fit for you. To begin with, we'll need to raise the hood of the vehicle. Next we'll need to go ahead and lift off the cover that covers the top part of the motor as well as the throttle body. We'll begin here by taking a 10 millimeter socket and loosening up the hose clamp that holds the tube from the air filter to the throttle body on the airbox side. With that done, we can go ahead and undo the three tabs that hold the cover to the airbox. When we lift up the cover to the airbox, it'll go ahead and slide off the boot.



Saris Freedom SuperClamp Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today, on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to test fit the Saris Freedom Super Clam 2-bike, platform style rack for 1 1/4 and 2-inch hitch, part number SA4025. We'll begin our test fit by inserting the shank of the rack into the hitch of our vehicle. Once you have it inserted, you want to watch for the pinholes to line up. With your pinholes in line, you go ahead and take the included anti-rattle hitch lock and thread it through the hole. It is a longer bolt so it's got plenty of thread links. We'll then secure it with a wrench.



Pewag All Square Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20623Order #TC0627716179 Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner with tire size P26570R17. We'll be testing part number PWE2228SC. This is the Pewag all square snow tire chains with cam tighteners. To begin our test fit, we'll go ahead and lay the chains out of the ground and make sure we get any kinks, knots, or tangles out of the chains themselves. With that done, we'll go ahead and drape out chains over the tire, making sure that our cross chains are centered on the tire tread. Now that we've made sure that our chains are centered, we'll work our way down to the inside of the tire here at the 6 o'clock position where we'll connect the 2 ends of the side chain together. Now you'll want to take up as much of the slack in the side chain as possible. We'll then move to the outside chain where we'll repeat the same process. Now with both side chains hooked together and as much of the slack out of the chains as possible, we'll work our way around the 3 cam tighteners on the tire here on the outside.



Diversi-Tech Adjustable Ball Mount Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4runner, we'll be test fitting the Deversi Tech Ball Mount, 6 inch drop or 7 inch rise, rated at 10,000 pounds, part number DTALMB6600. Now before I begin our test fit, we will first need to obtain a hitch height of our vehicle. This is the measurement from the ground to the anti-top of the receiver tube. Our measurement is 19 inches. This measurement may vary do to tire size, hitch style or after market accessories. Now to begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the ball mount in the drop position into the opening of the hitch, line up our pin holes then use the included key to lock the ball mount into the hitch. We can then take the key out and unlock the ball mount itself to adjust the ball mount in the drop position. We can then use the key to unlock the ball mount from the hitch, flip it over into the rise position, lock it into position and then use the key again to adjust the ball mount in the rise position. That completes today's test fit for Deversi Tech Ball Mount, self locking adjustable aluminum ball, 6 inch drop or 7 inch rise, rated at 10,000 pounds, part number DTALMB6600 on our 2012 Ford 4runner. .



Saris Freedom Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Saris Freedom 4 bike platform-style rack for two-inch hitches, part number SA4414B. We'll begin our test fit by inserting the shank of our rack into our vehicle. With that inserted, you'll want to watch for the pinholes to line up. You may have to wiggle it around a little to get it in line. You'll then thread in your anti-rattle hitch bolt. You'll go ahead and get it hand tight, and tighten it down the rest of the way with your wrench.



Saris Axis Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2013 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Saris Access 3-bike rack for inch and a quarter and two inch hitches. Part number SA843B. To begin our test fit we're going to start by inserting the shank of our rack into the hitch of our vehicle. You'll want to watch for the pin holes to line up and then you'll insert the included anti-rattle hitch bolt. Once that's hand tight you can go ahead and take your ratchet and finish the job. With that on tight you can go ahead and push your lock on to the other side. Now that we've got our bike rack on we'll go ahead and get a few measurements. The closest point of the rack to the furthest point of the vehicle is going to be right about eight and a half inches.



Saris Axis Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, were going to test-fit the Saris Axis 2-Bike Rack for 1 1/4 and two-inch hitches, part number SA832B. To begin our test-fit, we'll insert the shank of the rack into the hitch of our vehicle. This does come with the two-inch adapter sleeve. You will want to keep a hand on it as you line up the pinholes. Once you've lined the pinhole up, you go ahead and take the included threaded anti-rattle hitch bolt, and thread that into place. Once you've got that hand tight, you can take your wrench and secure it the rest of the way. This helps to remove any wiggle that we have in the shank of our rack.



Kuat NV Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4 Runner, we are going to be test fitting the Kuat NV platform style 2 bike rack for 2 inch hitches, part number N101. To begin our test fit we are going to insert the shank of our rack into our receiver hitch on our vehicle. With that inserted we want to watch for the pin holes to line up. Once we have our pin holes in line, we'll go ahead and insert our locking hitch pin and snap the lock onto the other side. We'll then tighten down the anti rattle device located here at the end of the shank. This helps to take any kind of play out of the shank of the rack.



Kuat Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner we're going to be test fitting the Kuat Beta 2-bike carrier. Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner we're going to be test fitting the Kuat Beta 2-bike rack, part number B202-2. To begin our test fit we'll go ahead and insert the shank of our rack into the hitch on our vehicle. With that done, we'll want to watch for the pin holes to line up. You'll then take the included hitch pin lock and insert it through the hitch pin hole, snapping the lock onto the other side. With our lock in place we can go ahead and tighten down our anti-rattle device. It's good to give it a little wiggle to make sure you have it all the way in place. With the rack in this position our clearance from the furthest part of the vehicle is about 7 inches.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2, 2-Bike Carrier. Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood Racks Sport Rider 2, 2-Bike Platform Rack for 1 1/4 and 2 inch hitches, part number HR1000. To begin our test fit, we're going to start by inserting the shank of the rack into the hitch on our vehicle. Once you have that inserted, you'll want to watch for the pin holes to line up. With your pin holes in line, you'll go ahead and take the included anti-rattle hitch bolt and thread it into place. These have quite a bit of thread length on them so it does take a second. Once you have it hand tight, you can go ahead and tighten it the rest of the way with your wrench.



Saris Thelma Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota Forerunner we're going to be test fitting the Saris Thelma 3 bike platform style rack for 1 1/4"and 2" hitches, part number SA4239B. We'll begin our test fit by inserting the shank of the rack into our hitch. Once that's inserted you'll want to watch for the hitch pin hole to line up. You'll then take the included threaded anti-rattle hitch pin and thread that into place. Once you've gotten this hand-tight you can go ahead and finish the job with your wrench. What this does is it helps to take any play out of the shank to reduce any movement there. We'll then secure our clip on the other side of the pin. With our rack in this position we'll get a few measurements.



Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4-Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood Rack Sport Rider Se2 two bike platform style carrier, part number Hr1450. To begin our test fit, we'll go ahead and get the shank of the rack started into our receiver hitch. I will point out, before we insert it all the way, there is an anti-rattle device that comes on this. As you can see here, it can rotate out of position, so you want to make sure that this is the loop space and the right way your pin can reach through it. Well go ahead and slide the rack in the rest of the way. Take the locking hitch pin that's included and slide it through, making sure to line up our bar inside. Pop the lock on and we'll take and tighten this down, which will help serve as an anti-rattle device.



MagnaFlow Cat-Back Exhaust System Installation - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota Forerunner well be installing the MagnaFlow Cat-Back Exhaust System, part number MF15145. Before we install the new MagnaFlow system were going to go ahead and test the old or manufacturer system. Well get an idea of what the exhaust sounds like under a load. Now weve installed our new MagnaFlow system and well go ahead and repeat the same process of putting it under load to see what the new exhaust system will sound like. To begin our install well first need to remove the old or manufacturer system. To make it easier to remove the system well go ahead and spray down the exhaust flange bolts with some spray lubricant. This will make it easier to remove later.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom 2nd Row Floor Liner Review - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today in this 2012 Toyota 4Runner were going to work with part number L1TY04421509. This is a 3D Kagu custom auto floor liners with MAXpider grip. To start off we need to go ahead and remove any preexisting floor mat for liners. We want to get down to the bare carpet. Well install the new Kagu liner. You can see this is all 1 piece unit that covers the entire floor from left to right.



Derale Combination Transmission and Engine Oil Cooler Installation - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 20174 Toyota 4Runner, we'll be installing the Derale Combination Cooler. Part number D15902. Now, to begin out install, we'll first go ahead and open up the hood. We've got remove the top fascia cover that will go between the fascia and core support. This says multiple push pin fasteners will need to be removed. To remove these push pin fasteners, we'll simply pry up on the center of the fastener and then remove it completely. Next, we'll start removing the multiple fasteners to undo the front fascia. They'll be fasteners that secure the top of the fascia inside the wheel well and underneath. Once we remove all these fasteners which will be bolts and push pin fasteners, we'll then go ahead and pull out on the wheel well to release the fascia from the fasteners underneath, slightly pull back on the fascia enough that we can reach inside and release the manufacturer's electrical wiring that runs to the fascia. We'll remove the fasteners to secure the lower rock guard. Once we removed the fasteners, we'll swing the rock guard down and remove it from the vehicle.



Firestone Coil-Rite Air Helper Springs Installation - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today in our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we'll be installing the Firestone Coil-Rite Air Helper Springs, part number F4135. To give you an idea of the operation of the air helper springs, we're going to add approximately 1100 pounds of weight to the manufacturer's install suspension and then run it through our test course. Along the slalom course, you'll notice the vehicle sag and body roll. Then going over the bumps, you'll notice the bouncing body and roll of the vehicle. We'll go ahead and repeat the same process with our air helper springs installed. Notice the vehicle sag and body roll.Then going over the bumps, you'll notice the bouncing body and roll of the vehicle.



Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement Installation - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4runner, we'll be installing the Timbren rear suspension enhancement system, part number TTORSEQ. Now to begin our install, we've already gone ahead and raised the rear axle and now we'll remove the rear wheels. Once we remove the rear wheels, it will expose the manufacturer's bump stop just above the rear axle. Now to remove the manufactured bump stop, we'll remove the two fasteners that secure it here to the frame. Once the fasteners are removed, we'll go ahead and set the bump stop aside. Next, we'll need to assemble our new Timbren ion spring. The spring will need to be attached to the upper bracket and then through the top of the spring. Next we'll take our upper bracket and thread it onto the bolt.



Bully Dog GT Gauge Tuner Installation - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on this 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to install Part Number BY40450. It's a Bully Dog Performance Chip. First thing to do on our install we'll go to the Bully Dog website, go to the download section and then click on the update agent. We'll install that program on our computer. Next we'll go ahead and connect the micro-SD memory card to the computer. We'll go ahead and take out envelope and put in a card reader, then we'll plug into USB port into the computer.



Putco Pure Premium LED Dome-Light Kit Installation - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

All right, today on this 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to install part number P980054, the Putco Pure Premium LED Dome-Light Kit. To start off with our install, we're going to work with the lights, they're above the center console on the dash. First, we need to remove the lens. Using a very small flat screwdriver, we'll go ahead and gently pop it loose from the hinges, then we can work it down. Next we need to remove the existing bulb inside. Once we have our bulb removed, we can go ahead and install the new LED bulb from Putco, this just simply pushes into place. Once it's in place, make sure it's secure, then we'll go ahead and reinstall the lens.



Detail K2 Summit Snowplow Installation - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today in our 2012 Toyota Forerunner well be installing the detailed K2 Summit snow plow for two inch hitches, part number k2susp8826. Now with the snow plow already assembled and mounted on the vehicle were ready to start wiring up our snow plow winch for our wireless remote. Our first step will be installing the solenoid leads onto the winch. Well remove the positive terminal nut, installed the red cabled ring terminal and then re-secure the nut. Now well go ahead and repeat the same process for the negative terminal and the black cable. Were going to go ahead and install the wire loom provided with our installation kit.



AIRAID PowerAid Throttle Body Spacer Installation - 2012 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Rrunner, were going to install Part Number AR510-628 from Airaid. This is the Power Aid Throttle Body Spacer. To install our part were going to have to get underneath the hood. First thing were going to do, well go ahead and remove the negative terminal from the battery. Then well go ahead and remove the engine cover, the plastic compartment on top we simply pull up and then pull away from the hinge. Go ahead and set it aside for now.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Thule Apex 4-Bike Carrier, part number th9025. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch, and allowing the integrated hitch pin to fall into place. Well then turn the black knob to engage the anti-rattle device. Now with our Thule Apex secured to our 4runner well go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 17 inches of ground clearance at the rear. With the cradle arms folded down weve added about 15 inches to the overall length of our vehicle.



Yakima HighLite 2 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today, on our 2007 Toyota 4Runner, well be test-fitting the Yakama-Highlite Aluminum two-bike carrier, part number Y02438. Well begin our test-fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Align the pin holes up and insert the pin with the red knobs against the pinhole and well then turn the black knob at the back of the shank to engage the anti-rub device. Now that our Highlite is secured to our 4Runner, well go over some clearance measurements. We have about 19 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack and the closest part of the closest of the vehicle is about 8 inches away.



Yakima DoubleDown Ace Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Yakima Doubledown Ace 4-Bike Carrier, part number y02451. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Well insert the pin with the red knob into the pin holes and turn the black knob to engage the anti-rattle device securing the bike rack to the vehicle. With this done well now go ahead and go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 19 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 9 inches away.



Yakima DoubleDown Ace 2 Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4 Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Yakima Doubledown Ace 2-Bike Carrier, part number y02450. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Well insert the pin with the red knob into the pin holes and secure the bike rack to the vehicle by turning the black knob at the back of the shank. Now with the bike rack secured to our vehicle, well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 19 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 9 inches away.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Thule Vertex 4-Bike Carrier, part number th9029. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch. Well install and tighten down our anti-rattle bolt and our Thule Vertex is secured to our 4runner. Well now go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 16 1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the bike rack to the closest part of the vehicle is about 6 inches away.



Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Toyota 4Runner

Today on our 2007 Toyota 4runner well be test fitting the Thule Helium Aero hitch mounted 2-Bike Carrier, part number th9042. Well begin our test fit, by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the opening of the hitch and allowing the integrated hitch pin to fall into place. We can then turn the black knob to engage the anti-rattle device. With the bike rack secured to our 4runner well go over a few clearance measurements. We have about 21 inches of ground clearance at the rear. With the cradle arms folded down we have about 21 1/2 inches added to the overall length of the vehicle.





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