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Today on this 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Parkway 4-Bike Rack, part number TH956. Now, as you can see, we already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look at it and show off some of the features. Now, first, there's going to be 2 points of contact with the bike's frame when you attach this to the rack. We're going to have 2 rubber straps up top here. Plus, they have these little indentations here so you won't be damaging your brake cables or anything like that. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and set it aside for now. Now when you remove the straps, it's always a good habit to actually put them back into place because you don't want to lose them while you're driving.
Today on our 2012 Toyota Four Runner we're doing a test fit of the Thule T2 Pro Platform-style 2 bike rack. That part number is TH9034. Now we already have our bike secured down and we're going to go over some features, take a few measurements, and show you how our bike is secured in place. The first feature I want to show you is our tilting feature. What we'll do is we'll grab our handle here and the back. We'll squeeze that together and tilt our bike rack away. At this point we will be able to gain full access into our back hatch area to get anything in our out that we may need.
Today on our 2012 Toyota Forerunner we're doing a test-fit of the Saris Bones Hitch Mounted 2 Bike Rack. That part number is SA882. Now we already have our bike secured down and first going to show you how we do that. We have 3 straps total; two on our frame here. We've got one as our anti-sway strap in the back. We're able to pull our bike off once we've got those straps loosened up.
Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're doing a test fit of the Swagman G10, platform style two, bike rack. That part number is S64682. Now, with our bike on the rack, we're going to go over some feature, show you how our bike is secured down, and take a few measurements. First feature we want to show you is our tilting feature. Since we can do this with our bike still attached, we're going to lift up on our lever here at the back and rotate our rack away. With our rack out of the way, we can check our hatch here. As you can see, we're going to be able to get anything in or out of our vehicle that we may need. We're not going to make any contact with our bike or our rack.
Today in this 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima LiteRider 2 Bike Rack, Part Number Y02472. As you can see, we already have a bike installed on the rack. Let's go ahead and take a closer look and show off some of the features. Now, how it attaches to the rack: there's going to be three points of contact with your bike's frame. We're going to have two zip strips up top here, and one off to the side here which is going to act as an anti-sway strap keeping the bike from going back and forth, possibly hitting into the back rack itself where the bike's in front of it. Let's go ahead and take the bike off and set it aside. To do that, there are these buttons on either side of the zip strips. Just push in on both sides and they come right out. With the zip strips, you can either put them in the car with you, or in this case we're just going to go ahead and put them back in place just so we don't lose them. With that done, I'm going to go ahead and give you some measurements now.
Today, on this 2012 Toyota Forerunner, we're going to be test fitting the 20x48 Curt cargo carrier, part number C18110. This has a 300 pound carrying capacity, and you see, look at the bottom, here, has this nice, mesh floor, which makes it a lot easier to clean. Around the borders, here, we have these tie down points, which you can use for either your ratchet straps or your bungee cords, to tie up whatever it is you may be hauling. Im going to give you a couple measurements, now, the first, being how much distance is added to the vehicle once the cargo carriers installed. Im going to go ahead and measure from the bumper, since thats the furthest point out. To this point, here, thats giving you about 30. Our ground clearance to the end of this bolt, here ...
Today on our 2012 Toyota 4-Runner, we're doing a test fit of the Rhino Rack Pioneer Platform, that is 58" long by 47" wide, and the part number for that is RR42115BF. We already have three of our four mounts down and in place. We're going to secure our fourth one back here on our passenger side. I'm just going to step up. We've got that bracket placed down already, it's simple and easy to move around when you need to, so it slides up and down the length of our platform. We're going to take bottom bracket and secure that in place. We've got our two bolts, and we've got our tool as well.
Today, on the 2014 Toyota 4Runner, we're going to review and install a Tekonsha 3P Brake Controller, part number 90195. To help us with our install, we're also going to use a Tekonsha Plug and Wiring Adapter for electric brake controllers for Toyota and Lexus, part number 3040-P. All right, this is what the P3 Brake Controller looks like once it's installed on our 4Runner. We have it hooked up to trailer. We'll go ahead and check out some of the features. First off, we have a nice screen right here that tells us what's going on with the trailer and the brake controller. We have a manual override on the bottom here that controls just the brakes on the trailer themselves.
Today on our 2012 Toyota Forerunner, we will be doing a test fit of the Stromberg Carlson Cargo Carrier, that's part number CC-100. As you can see it's a sizable carrier. It's dimensions are 23 by 60, plenty of anchor points to tie down our cargo. It has a 500 pound weight capacity, so we are good to go there. Let's go ahead and get some measurements, starting back here with our ground clearance. Looking about 17 and a half, underneath there and our closest point about 7 inches from here to our bumper.
Today on our 2012 Toyota Forerunner, we'll be doing a test fit of the Rola TX-102 Hanging Style Bike Rack. That's going to be part number 59400. As you can see I already got it on the Forerunner here, just to give you a good idea of what it's going to look like. Got one bike on there. It's going to hold two bikes. The bike rack can be used for other inch and a quarter or two inch hitches.
Today on our 2012 Toyota Forerunner, we'll be doing a test fit of the Carpod Walled Cargo Carrier and that's a folding cargo carrier. Part number M2205. As you can see, it's a sizable carrier. We're going to be able to put a lot of cargo in here, gives us 13 cubic feet of space. It's got a 450 lb weight capacity and it's dimensions are 23 by 47. The walled cargo carrier is held in place by a pin and clip. That's going to be part number PC3.
Today on our 2012 Toyota Forerunner, well be doing a test for the Swagman Dispatch platform-style two-bike rack. Thats part number F64684. As you can see, Ive already got it installed on the Forerunner here just to give you a good idea what its going to look like on the back. Its going to hold two bikes as I said. Its secured in our two inch by two inch receiver with an anti-rattle bolt and clip. The job of the anti-rattle bolt is to help reduce a lot of play and a lot of movement within our bike rack and our receiver. As you can see, giving that a shake there.
Today on our 2012 Toyota Forerunner, we'll be doing a test fit of the Thule Roadway tilting 2-bike rack. That's part number TH912XTR. As you could see, I've already got the bike all loaded up so you can get a good idea what it's going to look like. Let's go ahead and take it off and go over some of the features. Our bike is held in place by three straps and three cradles, got two of the top tube and one for the down tube. This one is going to be our anti-sway.
Today on our 2012 Toyota 4 Runner, we'll be doing a test fit of the Curt Folding Cargo Carrier. That's part number C18153. It's dimensions are 24 by 60. It has a 500 pound weight capacity and it's for 2 inch hitches only. Now our carrier is held in place by a pin and clip. The pin and clip does not come with the carrier, so you need to pick one up here at etrailer.com, part number PC3. Let's go ahead and grab a few measurements.
Today on our 2012 Toyota 4Runner, we'll be doing a test for the Max Tow Cargo Carrier, that's part #MT70422. It's dimensions are 48 X 21. It's made out of aluminum so it's going to be extremely lightweight and easy to load up into the receiver. It's got a 500 lb. weight capacity, and it's held in place by an included pin and clip. Let's go ahead and take a few measurements. Starting with our nearest point while we're here ...
Today on our 2010 Toyota 4Runner, we are test-fitting our Car Pod Walled Folding Cargo Carrier with dimensions of 23 by 47, with a 450-pound limit on there. At first I'm going to show you guys how you fold everything down. As you can see, there is a provided strap here. All you're going to do, I just tucked it in, we're just going to untuck it, push down on this little lever here, and pull the strap out, and set that off to the side because you will need it whenever you have it folded down. These pins here in the corners, they are provided as well. You just pull them up and it releases the caging and you just fold one side down, at least as far as you can right now. You pull out the other two pins, on each side, and they'll fold back down.
Today on our 2010 Toyota 4runner we are test fitting our Stromberg Carlson car carrier. Dimensions are 23x60 with a 500lb. Weight capacity. The product number for that is CC-100. At first we're going to go through and we're going to do some measurements. Our ground clearance, right here, to the bottom of this bolt right there, it's going to be about 16 inches. Over-all we're going to about 31 1/2 inches there.
Today on our 2010 Toyota 4Runner, we're testing the Curt Cargo Carrier, 20x60, five hundred pound limit cargo carrier. Now, as you can see, it already is connected to our vehicle, we're going to go ahead and do some measurements here. From the ground to the lowest point on the cargo carrier, this is going to be our ground clearance. Got about eighteen and a half inches before it hits the ground on anything. Our overall . and you got seventeen and a half inches there. And from the back of the vehicle to the first point that might hit the cargo carrier, it's going to be about sixteen and a half inches there. Now while we're down here, we can look and see that we do have a pin and clip holding in the cargo carrier.
Today on our 2010 Toyota 4-Runner, we're going to be taking a look at, and showing you how to install, the Curt Front-Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver. This is a custom fit, 2-inch hitch. It's part number is C31054. Here's what our hitch is going to look like once we get it installed. These front mount hitches are really nice for whether you're doing recovery. You can slide a winch with a winch bracket right into here and secure it. We can use snow plows on the front.
Today, on our 2010 Toyota 4Runner, we are test fitting our Let's Go Aero GearCage, product number HCR222. The width is 32" by 48". Now let's get some measurement's here. We've got our ground clearance, we're going to go to this little point right here, and we've got about 17" there before anything will to hit the ground. Overall, it's going to be about 45" there. From the back of the tailgate to the cargo carry is about 10.5" before anything is going to hit.