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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Toyota Prius - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2006 Toyota Prius, we'll be installing Hidden Hitch 1 1/4" Receiver Tube Hitch, part number 60894. Here's what our hitch will look like once installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements to assist your selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 1 3/4". From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 11 1/2". This will assist your selecting accessories such as a bike rack or cargo carrier.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Toyota Prius - Curt

Today on our 2006 Toyota Prius, we'll be installing the Curt 1 and a quarter inch receiver new hitch part number C11468. Here's what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next we'll go and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outer most edge of the bumpers is approximately 2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground, is about 11 and a half inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a bike rack or cargo carrier. We'll now go ahead and install with the installation. You'll need to remove the under body panel here on the driver side. There are multiple fasteners securing it, like, push pin fasteners and screws. To remove the push pin fasteners, we'll simply take a flat-blade screwdriver, pry on on the center of the fastener, once we get the center pried out, we can go ahead and remove the fastener. Then using a flat-blade screwdriver or a trim panel tool, we'll pop through the rear section, which is just a press over stud. Now we can go ahead and remove the under body panel from the vehicle. Next, we'll need to remove the tow hooks. There's a tow hook on each side.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2008 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2008 Toyota Prius we're going to be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System part number THARB53 for our arrow bar. Part Number TH480R for our foot pack and part number THKIT1345 for our fit kit. To begin our test fit we'll go ahead and install our fit kit to our foot pack. To do so we'll flip this up here. We can go ahead and match our pad to the bracket. As you can see they have the same shape so it's easy to tell which way it goes on. We'll go ahead and press this on so the perimeter fits around the edge of that bracket.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2005 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2005 Toyota Prius we're going to be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System in silver, part number THARB53 for the arrow bar, part number TH480R for our foot pack and THKIT1345 for our fit kit. We went ahead and assembled and installed our front cross bar, so we're going to show you how to put one of the foot kits and the foot packs together, get it loaded onto your bar and then put onto the vehicle. To begin your assembly here you're going to line the pad of the fit kit onto the bracket of the foot pack. You can see they have the same shape, so you'll just match the shapes up. Press it down there firmly so that it secures around the perimeter of the bracket. With that done we'll need to install the clip. It's going to slide in between the bar and the gray part.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Toyota Prius - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2006 Toyota Prius, we'll be installing the Draw-Tite Hitch, part number 24808. Here's what our hitch will look like once installed. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your hitch. From the center of your hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 1 3/4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 11 1/2 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a bike rack or a cargo carrier. We'll now go ahead with the installation. You'll need to remove the underbody panel here on the driver's side.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Toyota Prius - Curt

Today on our 2011 Toyota Prius, we'll be installing the Curt Hitch, part number C11276. This is what the hitch will look like once it's installed. Next we're going to give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the bumper, it's 2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground, it's 11 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack, or cargo carrier. Now we'll go ahead with the installation. Before we can install our hitch, we'll first need to remove multiple manufacturer fasteners to gain access to the attachment points for our new hitch.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Toyota Prius - Hidden hitch

Today on our 2007 Toyota Prius, we'll be installing Hidden Hitch part number 60894. This is what our hitch will look like once installed. Next we'll go ahead and give you couple measurements to assist your selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is one and a half inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is ten and a half inches. This will assist your selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Toyota Prius - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2007 Toyota Prius well be installing the Draw-Tite Hitch, part number 24808. This is what our hitch will look like once its installed. Next well go ahead and give you a couple measurements to assist your selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 1-1/2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 10-1/2 inches. This will assist your selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier. Now well go ahead with installation. First to begin our install well first need to remove the underbody panel on the drivers side.



Thule Roof Bike Racks Review - 2005 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2005 Toyota Prius, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Paceline Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number TH527. We'll begin our test fit by placing the rack on top of our vehicle. The rack on our vehicle today is the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System. So the first thing we'll need to do is open the nose and then the back lever, and that's going to drop this T bolt down, allowing us to get it out from under our clamp. We'll fit that over our crossbar, and then you'll want to get that T bolt back underneath there just like it was before, and we'll test to see how tight it is. This cams over and brings that T bolt up. There should be some resistance, but it shouldn't be too easy.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2005 Toyota Prius - Curt

Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20536Order #TC1016915940 All right, today on this 2005 Toyota Prius we're going to install part number c11468. This is a Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver class I. All right, this is what the hitch looks like once installed on the Prius.Next we'll give you some measurements. They'll help you out in selecting some accessories such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground was about 11 and a quarter inches and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the end of the bumper was just over two inches.Now I'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. We have to remove an under body panel on the driver side.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2005 Toyota Prius - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2005 Toyota Prius, we're going to install part number 60894 from Hidden Hitch. Now this is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the Prius. Next, we'll give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 11-1/2 inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about 2 inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. This is the panel we need to remove first.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2005 Toyota Prius - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2005 Toyota Prius, we're going to install part number 24808 from Draw-Tite. Okay now this is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the Prius. Next, we'll give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 11-1/2 inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about 2 inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. This is the panel we need to remove first.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Toyota Prius - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2008 Toyota Prius, we will be installing the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch, part number 60894. Here's what the hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Next, I'll give you some measurements that will help you pick out accessories like cargo carriers and bike racks. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is 2-1/2 inches. From the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 11-1/2 inches. Now, we'll show you how to install it. To start our hitch installation, we need to remove the plastic panel on the driver side of the vehicle. There is four connection points for this panel.



















Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2011 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2011 Toyota Prius we're going to be test fitting the Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box. It offers 21 cubic feet of storage space and it comes in a great AeroSkin black finish. The part number is TH626. We've got our Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System already installed on the Prius so we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly up onto our load bars. The feet on the box is designed to hang onto the bottom as we're installing it. This is what we've found to be the best time to go ahead and get our feet lined up so they'll go around our bars. With all four of the clamps going around our bars, we'll need to take a quick look to make sure we have our box centered.



Thule Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2011 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2011 Toyota Prius, we're going to be test-fitting the Thule Traverse Root Rack System. We're using the 50" square bars. These are part number THLB50. Our foot packs are part number TH480 and our fit kit, part number THKIT1566. Now we've got the rack assembled according to the manufacturer's instructions so we're going to open the front doors on the Prius and we'll place the front portion of our rack right here under the front portion of our roof line. Now, per the Thule fit guide, we need to measure 12 3/4" from the rear edge of our windshield to the leading edge of each foot pad.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2011 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2011 Toyota Prius were going to be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system. Weve got part numbers THARB53, TH480R and THKIT1566. Weve got the bars assembled according to the manufacturers instructions already, so were going to open the front doors on our car and well place the front half of our rack right up here on the front portion of our roof. Now per Thules fit guide we need to measure 12 inches from the rear edge of our windshield to the front edge of our foot pack on both sides. The reason we do this measurement on both sides, it will ensure that we have our feet in line with each other, which will help us when we move to the rear. Its right there at 12 at the back of the windshield.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2011 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2011 Toyota Prius we're going to be test fitting with Thule Sonic XXL rooftop cargo box. It offers 22 cubic feet of storage space in metallic silver it's part number is th636s. Now, we've got the Thule rapid reverse rooftop system already installed on our Prius so we're going to begin our test fit by placing our cargo box right up onto the load bar. The feet are designed to hang out of the bottom of the box. So, we're going to get these lined up as we're setting it on there. We found this to be the best time. Alright, with all four of our feet around the box, we'll go up to the front and take a quick look to be sure we have it centered on our car. The front end should come over just a little bit.



Thule Sonic Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2011 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2011 Toyota Prius, we are going to be test fitting the Thule Sonic large rooftop cargo box. It offers 13 cubic feet of storage space and it comes in gloss black part number is TH634B. We've go the thule rapid traverse roof rack system already installed in the Prius. We'll begin our test fit by placing our box directly up onto our load bars. The feet are designed to hang out at the bottom of the box, we've found this is the best time to go ahead and get them lined up they'll go around our bars. With all four of them around our bars, we'll take a quick look to be sure we have our box centered. Got lucky the first time.



Thule Pulse XL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2011 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2011 Toyota Prius were going to be test fitting the Thule Pulse XL rooftop cargo box. It offers 16 cubic feet of storage space and comes in matte black, part number TH615.Weve already got our Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system installed on our Prius, so were going to begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly up onto our load bars. This box is designed to open from the passengers side, so well favor this side as we install it. Take a quick look to be sure we have it straight. The front end needs to come over just a little bit. Then well go ahead, open the passengers side of the box where were going to reach in and were going to find four foot packs.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2011 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2011 Toyota Prius, were going to be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box. It offers 11 cubic feet of storage space and it comes in a nice matte black. Its part number is TH613. Now weve got the Thule rapid traverse roof rack system already installed on our Prius. Were going to begin our test fit by placing our box right up onto our load bars. This box is designed to open from the passenger side, so were going to favor it to this side as we install it.



Thule Hyper XL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2011 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2011 Toyota Prius, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Hyper XL rooftop cargo box. It offers 17 cubic feet of storage space and it comes in a very nice two tone black and silver. It's part number is TH612. We've got the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system already installed on our Prius, so we're going to begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly up onto the load bars. The Hyper is designed with the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box, so we've found this is the best time to get those lined up so they're going to go around our load bars. With all four of our feet around our bars, let's take a quick look to be sure we have our box centered.



Thule Roof Rack Fairing Review - 2011 Toyota Prius

Today on our 2011 Toyota Prius, we're going to be test fitting the 44-inch Fairing for Thule cross bars. This is part number TH872XT. To begin our test fit, we're going to place our fairing right up here under the roof line of our vehicle. This isn't the exact position it's going to go in, this is just more to give us a frame of reference so we know where to put our clips onto our bar. Take our clips, there's a small arrow on the front to indicate which side should be facing forward, and we're going to bring them right around our square bar. We're going to leave our clips open for now. We'll buckle and close them a little bit later. As I said, this just for reference right now.





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