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Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2015 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2015 Toyota Corolla, we're going to be installing the Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with the four pole flat trailer connector. Part number is C56194. Now to begin our installation, we need to open the trunk of the vehicle up and inside, we're going to clear out the floor coverings that are down here, there's a mat there, just set it aside. We'll be putting all this back in, so we don't want to do away with it. Then we're going to have two push pin fasteners located on each side of this scuff panel. There will be one right here and one located right there. We'll just use a small screwdriver, let's pop these out, it's just a little push pin, do that on both sides.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Toyota Corolla - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2015 Toyota Corolla, we're going to be taking a look at and also installing the Hidden Hitch custom fit trailer hitch receiver. This is a class one 1-1/4" hitch. Its part number is 60345. Here's what the hitch is going to look like once you get it put on your Corolla. It's a nice clean looking hitch. It offers the round tube design, which I like because it's a little bit softer, not quite so blocky and bulky, which kind of goes with the car.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Toyota Corolla - Draw-TIte

Today on our 2015 Toyota Corolla, we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Draw-Tite sports frame trailer hitch receiver. This is a custom fit class one hitch and it's going to offer an 1-1/4" opening. Part number is 24913. Here's what the hitch is going to look like once you get it put on your Corolla. It's a nice clean looking hitch. It offers the round tube design, which I like because it's a little bit softer, not quite so blocky and bulky, which kind of goes with the car.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Toyota Corolla - Curt

Today on our 2015 Toyota Corolla, we're going to be installing the Curt custom fit trailer hitch receiver. This is a class one inch and a quarter hitch. It's part number is CU12665. Here's what the hitch looks like once we get it installed. As you can see, it follows along nicely with the contours of the car. It's a round tube so it's not like one of those big square looking ones that hang out there and they look kind of odd.



Inno Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2015 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2015 Toyota Corolla we're going to be taking a look at the Inno Tire Hold. This is a platform-style 2-bike rack. They've designed it for use with 1-1/4" or with 2" hitches. The part number on it is INH305. The Tire Hold does a great job of transporting bikes using no frame contact at all. We got one point of contact here at the front on the front wheel, one point of contact here on the rear.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2015 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2015 Toyota Corolla, we're going to be doing a test fit on the Thule Vertex. This is a folding and tilting 4-bike rack. They designed it for use with 2-inch hitches and also 1-1/4 inch as we've got today with the class I. Part number is TH9029XT. Now, keep in mind when using the class I hitch, you're going to limit your capacity down to 2 bikes. Class II, class III, we can go to a full 4, but with this having a class 1, we don't want to exceed that 2-bike limit. The Vertex is going to do a good job.



Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2011 Toyota Corolla

Today and it's 2011 Toyota Corolla. We're going to do a test with part number RX5079281, from Rain-X. This is their latitude windshield wiper blade. A few things to know about this part is that it is constructed from a beam-style construction, which gives it even pressure all the way across the blade. It has an aerodynamic shape to help keep it against the windshield during high speed. It also has UV inhibitors to help protect it from the sunlight. We'll start off our test today by removing the original blades.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla, we're going to be test-fitting the Thule Traverse Roof Rack System. We're going to be using part numbers THLB50, that's going to be for the 50-inch bars. TH480, that's going to be for the traverse foot packs and part number THKIT1746, that's going to be for Toyota Corolla custom foot pack that Thule puts together for us. Again, just a custom fit. It's got the custom fit pad and the clamps designed to fit the roof line of our vehicle. Now we already have our rear bar installed onto our vehicle and we have part of our front bar assembled and put together. Real quick, we just want to go and show you how to assemble the last foot pack and how to assemble it onto the bar. We're going to rotate this around you so you can get a better look at it. We got our foot pack here, again, this is going to be part number TH480, you're going to get four feet included in that.



RockyMounts PitchFork Roof Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla we're going to be test fitting the Rockymounts Pitchfork Roof Mounted Bike Rack. This is a fork mounted bike rack. Part number RKY0438. Now we already have the Thule Traverse Roof Rack System installed on our vehicle. This is a square bar design. With that installed we can go ahead and place the pitch fork directly onto our square bars. Now we're going to secure it here at the front of the bike rack first.



Thule Pulse Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla we're going to be test fitting the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box. It's going to offer 14 cubic feet of space. It's part number is TH614. On the Corolla we already installed the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System. We can begin our test fit by placing our box directly onto our load bars. This box does open from one side only. We're going to favor the passenger side, making it easier to access the gear that we have inside the box.



Rhino Rack Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla we're going to be test fitting our Rhino Rack folding and tilting 4-bike rack, which is part number RBC044. It's also available in a 2-bike rack, which is part number RRRBC045. Now this is a class one hitch today so we're only going to be able to place two bikes on this rack, although it allows for four. We're going to start by mounting the rack. We're going to slide the shank of the rack into the receiver tube of the hitch. You can put one hand on the bottom and gently guide that into the tube aligning both holes so that you can place your pin through the holes. Then you can hand tighten that bolt.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Toyota Corolla - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla we're going to be doing an installation of the Hidden Hitch Custom Fit Trailer Hitch Receiver with draw bar. This is a class one with an 1-1/4" opening. Part number is 60345. Here you can see the few things that we're going to need to get this hitch installed. It's really a simple installation; not a lot of tools are required. We've got a standard ratchet, a short extension if we need it, a 3/4 or 19mm socket, and a torque wrench so we can apply the proper torque once we get it up in place.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Toyota Corolla - Draw-TIte

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla we're going to be installing the Draw-Tite Sport Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver. This is a class one in an 1-1/4" size. Part number is 24913. Here you can see the few things that we're going to need to get this hitch installed. Is really a simple installation; not a lot of tools are required. We've got a standard ratchet, a short extension if we need it, a 3/4 or 19mm socket, and a torque wrench so we can apply the proper torque once we get it up in place.



Yakima FullTilt Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla, we are going to be doing a test fit of the Yakima Full Tilt. This is a folding and tilting 4 bike rack. It has been designed for use with 1 1/4 or 2 inch hitches. Part number on it is Y02462. Now we are going to be using this in a 1 1/4 class 1 hitch, we will be limiting the capacity just to 2 bike, keep that in mind. To begin our test fit, we are going to slide the shank of the rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. It is a good idea to just keep your thumb on that small silver anti rattle device to aid that in and we'll push it in until the small silver pin appears on our hitch pin hole.



Thule Accessories and Parts Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Fairing. This is going to measure 38 inches and it's designed for Thule's square-bar roof rack system. We already have a square-bar roof rack system installed on our Corolla. The first thing that we're going to do is just go ahead and place the Fairing up here on the front portion of the roof and we're just going to want to line it up, that way we know exactly where to place our clips. I'm trying to move around to the front of the vehicle, make sure I got it centered up well. It looks pretty good. I want to make sure that our clamps are straight out and then I can simply take the clips and place them around the bar.



Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla, we are going to be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth Roof Mounted Bike Rack. This is a frame mounted bike rack, part number TH599XTR. We already have the Thule Traverse Roof Rack System installed in our vehicle, we can begin the test fit by placing the big mouth directly onto our load bars. We want to secure it here at the front first, it got this little slots in the clamp, we can just bring around the front bar. Once we have those around, we are just going to fit the T bolt directly through the appropriate slots and then we can use the thumb knobs here at the top to tighten those down. First we are going to get those tight that way it can secure the front part of the rack. Once we have each side settled down, we can go ahead and tighten it up the rest of the way.



Swagman Titan Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla, we're going to be doing a test fit on the Swagman Titan. This is a folding and tilting four bike rack. It's been designed for use with 1 1/4 or 2 inch hitches. The part number on it is S63410. We're using a class one hitch today, so that will limit the capacity, we're able to hold just the two bikes, so please keep that in mind. To begin our test fit, we slide the shank of the rack right into the receiver tube of our hitch. As you can see, we've got a threaded hole here, need to line that up with our hitch pin hole.



Saris Bike Porter Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla we're going to be doing a test fit on the Saris Bike Porter. This is a folding and tilting 4-bike-style rack. It's been designed for use with 1-1/4" or 2" hitches. The part number on it is SA404B. Now this is also available in a 2-bike configuration. That part number: SA402B.



Kuat Sherpa Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla we're going to be doing a test fit on the Kuat Sherpa. This is a platform-style folding and tilting 2-bike rack. It's begin designed for use with 1-1/4" or 2" hitches. Part number on it is S103. Now this is also available in a gun metal gray and orange if you'd prefer it that way. That part number is S101. To begin our test fit of the Sherpa we're going to slide the shank of the rack right into the receiver tube of our hitch.



Swagman XTC 2 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2014 Toyota Corolla we're going to be doing a test fit on the Swagman XTC 2. This is a platform-style 2-bike rack. It's been designed for use with 1-1/4" or 2" hitches. Part number on it is S64670. Now to begin our test fit we're going to need to slide the shank of the rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. As we do this we've got a threaded pinhole here.



Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2013 Toyota Corolla, we'll be test fitting the Thule Helium Aero 2 Bike Rack for 1 1/4 and 2 inch hitches, part number TH9042. Let's get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver. You'll line up your pin holes and insert the pin already on the Thule bike rack. Tighten the knob to secure the pin and engage the anti rattle device. With the rack now on the car, the ground clearance is about 13 1/2 inches. The closest point to the vehicle is about 2 inches and the overall measurement added to the back of the Corolla is about 18 inches.



Thule Roof Rack Fairing Review - 2013 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2013 Toyota Corolla, we'll be test-fitting the Thule fairing for Thule Traverse Roof Rack Systems, 38 inches in length, part number TH871XT. With a Thule Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by first placing the four inside set-up brackets around our front bar. We need to make sure that the arrow on the bracket is facing towards the front of our Corolla. You want to space them out as evenly as possible to fit the spread of the arms on our fairing. You don't want to secure them at this time, as we need to leave them loose, so that we can make any necessary adjustments. Now, we'll go ahead and place the fairing up onto our roof and use the arms of the fairing as a guide and where the inside set of brackets needs to be clamped down. Once we do this, we'll then snap the inside brackets in place. Now, we'll go ahead and raise the fairing up to a 45-degree angle, to get the hooks into the front part of the inside bracket. We'll then tilt the fairing back down and allow the backside of the outside brackets to go around the inside brackets.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2011 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2011 Toyota Corolla we'll be test fitting the Glacier Cable Snow tire chains, part number PW1030. These are SAE class S tire chains. We'll be test fitting these tire chains on tire size 195/65-15. This vehicle is front-wheel drive, so we will be installing the tire chains on the front set of tires. To begin our test fit we'll 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. We'll now drape the tire chains over the tire, making sure it is centered and the hooks are facing out so that we don't damage the outer wall of the tire. Now for today's demonstration, our vehicle is on a lift to give you more detailed shots of the connecting points of the tire chain.



Hollywood Racks Traveler Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2013 Toyota Corolla, we're going to be test fitting the Hollywood racks traveler, four-bike rack for 1-1/4, and 2-inch hitches, part number Hr8500. Let's get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver. Line up your pinholes, thread in the entire rattle bolt, and tighten it up with a quick turn of the wrench. Be sure to insert the counter pin on the other side of the hitch. Now that we have the rack installed, you'll see that there's a ground clearance of about ten inches. The closest point from the rack to the back of the car is about four inches, and the overall addition to the back of the Corolla is about ten inches.



Thule Circuit Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2013 Toyota Corolla we'll be test fitting the Thule Circuit roof-mounted bike rack, part #TH526. With the Thule rapid traverse roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by first placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's load bars. Now with the skewer already removed, we'll position the front bracket around the underside of the front bar. We'll then lift up the cam action lever which will allow us to change the setting to fit the thickness of our load bar. Then at the rear, we'll go ahead and remove of the wing nuts which is going to allow us to position the rubber coated bracket around the underside of the rear bar. We'll then reinstall our black wing nut, keeping it loose at this time.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2013 Toyota Corolla we're going to test fit the Thule Vertex 4-bike rack for 1 1/4 and 2-inch hitches, part #TH9029. Be aware that you should only carry up to 2 bikes on a class 1 and 2 hitch. Let's begin our test fit by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver. We will line up the pin holes and thread in the anti-rattle bolt and tighten it up with a quick turn of the wrench. With the rack on the back of the Toyota, you'll notice that the ground clearance is about 10 1/2 inches. The closest point between the rack and the back of the car is about 2 1/2 inches and the overall length added to the back of the car is about 13 inches. Pull the gray lever at the top of the mast and open up the cradle arms.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2013 Toyota Corolla we'll be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System using part numbers THARB53, TH480R and THKIT1515. We'll begin our test fit by first placing the front load bar onto the front of our roof. We'll then need to measure ten inches from the front part of the glass to the first part of our footpack. We'll need to make this measurement on both the passenger and driver side of the vehicle, this will ensure that the front load bar is perpendicular to the roof of our Corolla. Once we've made those measurements, and the bar is in position, we can use the included tensioning tool to adjust the clips to fit around the roof line. We'll then need to tighten down the silver bolt located on the inside of the footpack. Now, we need to tighten down each side a little bit at a time so that the bar doesn't favor one side of the vehicle.



Thule T2 Platform Style Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2013 Toyota Corolla, we will test fit the Thule T2 Platform-Style 2 Bike Rack with Integrated Cable Lock for 1- Hitches, part number TH917XTR.Lets get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver. Line up the pin holes, and thread in the anti-rattle bolt. Tighten it with a wrench. Install the lock.With a rack on the car, you will see that there is a ground clearance of about 11 inches. Three quarter inches is the closest point between the rack and the car, and the overall length added to the car is about 13 inches.You can see here that you can open the rear hatch as well. If thats not enough room, you can also tilt it back by pulling the pin and pulling up the gray lever.Next, were going to extend our wheel hook.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Toyota Corolla

Today on our 2013 Toyota Corolla, well be test fitting the Thule Fairing for Thule Traverse Roof Rack Systems, 38 inches in length, part number TH871XT. With the Thule traverse roof rack system on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by first placing the four inside set of brackets or on our front bar. Well need to make sure that the aero on the bracket is facing towards the front of our Corolla. You want to space them out as evenly as possible to fit the spread up the arms on our fairing. Now you dont want to secure them at this time as we need to leave them loose so that we can make any necessary adjustments. Now well go ahead and place the fairing up on to our roof, and use the arms of the fairing as a guide in where the inside set of brackets and your CV you clamp down. Once we do this, well then snap the inside brackets in place.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Corolla

Today, on our 2013 Toyota Corolla, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Pro Folding Tilting 4-Bike Rack with Anti-Sway for 1-1/4 and 2-inch hitches, part number TH934XTR. Be sure to note class-1 hitches only allow for up to 2 bikes on the carrier. We'll get started by sliding the shank of the bike rack into the receiver. Line up your pinholes and thread in the anti-rattle bolt, and tighten. With the rack installed, your ground clearance is about 9-1/2 inches. The closest point from the back of the car to the rack is about 6 inches, and the overall added dimensions to the back of the car is about 16 inches.











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