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Today on our 2105 Toyota RAV4 we're going to take a look at and show you how to install the Hidden Hitch Custom Fit Class 2 Trailer Hitch Receiver, part number 90248. Here's what our hitch is going to look like installed. You can see it's really symmetrical across the back. It's going to hang down just a little bit below the rear bumper, still giving you a good ground clearance here at the back. This is the Class 2 so we've got 1-1/4" by 1-1/4" opening. It's got the reinforcement collar around the end of it.
Today, on our 2015 Toyota RAV4, we are going to take a look at and show you how to install the Draw Tite Custom Fit Class II Trailer Hitch Receiver. It is 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" opening. It's part # is 36588. Here is what our hitch is going to look like installed. You can see it is really symmetrical across the back. It is going to hang down just a little bit below the rear bumper, still giving you a good ground clearance here at the back. This is the Class II so we have 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" opening.
Today on our 2015 Toyota Rav4 we're doing a test fit of the RockyMounts BrassKnuckles Roof Mounted Bike Rack. That part number is RKY1202. Now we already have our bike secured down. First going to show you how we do that, and then we'll go over some features of the rack itself. Here at the back tire we have a ratcheting strap, to release that I'm just going to push on the black button, lift up, and set that strap off to the other side. Up at the front we have another ratcheting strap.
Today on our 2015 Toyota RAV4, we've got out the Swagman Dispatch here and we're doing a test fit on it just see the space we've got between it and our vehicle. Now this is a 2 bike platform style rack. It's been designed for use in 2 inch hitches. The part number on it is S64684. As you can see, the dispatch is going to use 2 wheel cradles, one for the front, one for the rear, and also a frame hook to hold our bike in place as we head down the road. It simply just pushes down, secures around the frame.
Today on our 2013 Toyota RAV4, we have our 23 x 47 Carpod Walled Cargo Carrier, Part Number M2205. This holds up to 450 pounds. Let's see how much length it adds to our vehicle. In this position, it sticks out about 35 inches, and we have just under 16 inches of ground clearance back here. Our closest point to the vehicle is right about 5-1/2 inches. In this position, we have plenty of places to hook our straps to, and we have these nice big walls to hold our cargo in, but if we're done holding cargo, we can pull these pins and fold it down for our stow position. Now, in our stow position, we have a strap that comes with this that we want to put in place, so that when we fold this up, we don't have our sides flopping back and forth. Just feed this through, and this is a self-tightening strap.
Today on our 2013 Toyota RAV4 we're doing a test fit of the Swagman XTC 4 platform style 4 bike rack. Pat number is S64665. We have a bike on our rack. Let's show you a few features. See how our bike is held up We have our frame hooks here, it holds down there. Then we have 2 straps in our wheel cradles here. One for the front, one for the back.
Today on our 2013 Toyota Rav 4, we're doing a test fit of the Strong Bird Carson Cargo Carrier. Part number is CC-100. This is 23 by 60. It can hold up to 500 pounds. Let's take a few measurements. First measurement I'd like to take will be form the bumper, of course to our rack here. That's 5 inches.
Today in our 2013 Toyota Rav4, we're doing a test fit of the Rhino Rack Four-Bike Rack. Part number RBC044. This is equipped for 1 1/4 and 2 inch hitches, they have a two inch hitch, and we have a bike on our rack, let's show you a few features. While the back is all down, we have three straps, two up top, strap to the side is an anti-sway strap. First we pull by taking the one off the top first, then our anti-sway strap, now we can remove our bike, and if we we're loading it, we just go the opposite way, anti-sway strap first, then the two straps on top. It's always a good idea to always replace your straps so they don't get lost or damaged, so let's do that like so. Let's take a few measurements here, first measurement I'm taking is from the bumped closest to our bike rack, that's 5 inches. Overall, we're looking at 38 inches, and for our ground clearance, I'm looking at approximately 11 inches.
Today on our 2013 Toyota RAV4, we're doing a test fit of the Curt's cargo carrier for two inch hitches only. Part number is C18150. The dimensions are 20 by 60. This can hold up to 500 pounds. Let's take a few measurements just to show you a few features. The first measurement I'd like to take will be from the bumper close to our rack and that's 8 inches.
Today on our 2013 Toyota Rav4, we're doing a test fit of the Curt Cargo Carrier, part number 18153. This is a 24 x 60 cargo carrier, can hold up to 500 pounds, see there we already have it on I'll show you a few features. First like to do measurements, so from the bumper closer to our terra rack is 16 inches, overall we've added 42 inches on, and for our ground clearance, it's 13 inches. This made out of a sturdy steel, you see that it has the mesh bottom, so you can easy clean. Holds up to 500 pounds, like I say. On this side of the car, we have our exhaust, that's pretty far, it's 24 inches, so just in case, just remember, when you have any heat-sensitive materials that can come in contact, you may want to move them over. Can get in and out of your hatch as you can see. Let's see where we figure out what worked.
Today on our 2013 Toyota RAV4 we have our Swagmann XC 2 bike platform bike rack, part number S64650. This bike rack has 1 lock holding your bike in place. It's our frame hook. To take our bike off we just squeeze on the lever and lift up. Now, if you need to get in your hatch, we can move this by pulling 1 pin and laying it down. Then we can re-insert the pin to lock it in place. Now that we have that down, let's take a couple measurements.
Today on our 2013 Toyota Rav4 we have our Swagman Trailhead 4 bike rack, part number S63380. Now we have 3 straps holding this in place, 2 on top, and we have our anti-sway strap on the side. These are adjustable though, so you can spin these however you need it to fit your bike. Go ahead and take the bike off here, pop these off out of the way, and I grab the bike while I take the anti-sway off, just so it doesn't wigggle too much on us. It's always good put our straps back in place so they don't get lost or damaged. All right. Now that we have our bike off, we'll get our measurements here. Looks to be right around 39 inches of length added to our vehicle.
Today on our 2013 Toyota RAV4 we have our Pro Series Q-slot Platform Style 2 and 4 Bike Rack, part number PS63138. Now, this does have the option of pulling our back rack out and making it just a 2 bike rack. To hold this in place, we have 2 straps, our hook and loop straps, and we have our frame hook. Go ahead and take our hook and loop straps off. I'll hold on to the bike while I loosen our nut here, and lift our hook up and out of the way. Now, it's always a good habit to put our straps back before we go anywhere just so we don't lose or damage them. Now, if we do need to get into our hatch, we have the option now of pulling our pin on the front and back, with the back mast down, with the front mast down, and we have plenty of room to open our hatch.
Today on our 2013 Toyota Rav4 we have our K2 folding cargo carrier, part #K2HCC602. This is a 20x60 cargo carrier. All right lets get some measurements here. First one we will take is the overall length we add, it is about 34 1/2 inches to the back. Our closest point into our vehicle is about 13 1/2 inches. Ground clearance spec here at the back is about 10 1/2 inches and this vehicle only has one exhaust, points down to the ground and is pretty far away, it is about 21 inches, so I wouldn't worry about it too much but just keep that in mind that the exhaust is on this side for your heat sensitive materials. This is a good place if you wanted to get into your vehicle, but we do have to worry about our break-over, that happens about 24 1/2 inches, so if you sack 00:01:13 anything above that just be aware that you may not be able to open your hatch.
Today on our 2013 Toyota RAV4, we have our Curt, 20 by 60, folding cargo carrier, part number C18151. It's a max capacity of 500 pounds. Let's get some dimensions here. On our Toyota, we have about 34 inches added to the vehicle. Our ground clearance, back here, is about 10 inches to the back, here. Our closest point to the vehicle, right now, is right about 14 inches. Now we do have a singular exhaust. It points to the ground, so I wouldn't worry about it too much.
Speaker 2: Today on our 2013 Toyota RAV4, we're doing a test fit of the Thule Vertex Swing Away 4-bike rack. Part number is TH9031XT. See that I have a bike on our rack. Let's show you a few features. This is a swing away bike, so we're going to show you that feature first. How we'll do that is, unloosen this knob to our mast 00:00:26, pull our T-pin here, pull a T-pin here, swing it around til you get to a certain point, then you want to swing it so it locks, then we can keep swinging around, then we want to put our T-Pin in like so. Now you see that you get in and out of your vehicle, if you need to get anything in or take anything out, so you have plenty of room, like so. I like to take a measurement over here just to let you know, when you're parking on the street how close you are.
Today on our 2013 Toyota RAV 4 we're doing a test fit of the Thule Roadway 2-Bike Rack. The part number is TH912XTR. See that we have a bike on the rack. I'll show you a few features. How the bike is held down, we have 3 straps. They have 2 up top, a anti-sway strap at the side.
Today on our 2013 Toyota Rav4, we're doing a test fit of the MaxxTow Cargo Carrier. Part number is MT70422. This is a 48" x 21" cargo carrier. See that we have already hooked up, let's take a few measurements now. First measurement I like to take, close to our cargo carrier is 6". Overall we've added 28" and our ground clearance, 10". It's made out of sturdy aluminum, it has the open floor.
Today on our 2015 Toyota Rav 4, we have our Yakima FatCat 6 Locking Rooftop Ski and Snowboard Carrier, part number Y03088. We have our front one installed already and I'll show you how the back one installs. They both install the same way, so you just do the same thing on the front. I'll just hook that on there, and step up into my car. Have that open. On this particular roof rack, I did have to extend the strap out, I used this red knob, just turn it back and forth to loosen and tighten it, depending on which rack you have. I'll hook this up in the slot and then I'll flip it backwards. That tightens the strap around the rack, and then I'll go up here on top, got this little tab here, we'll tighten it down, and lock it in place.
Today on our 2013 Toyota RAV4 we have our Swagman Dispatch two bike platform rack, part number S64684. Now, we have two things holding this in place. We've got a strap on each wheel and we've got our frame hook up here. So first we'll start with our straps. Push in our lever and just pull the strap free. We do have our small tire spacer that is movable and removable.