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Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2014 Toyota RAV4

Today on this 2014 Toyota Rav 4, we're going to show you part number 56166, the Curt T Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with a four pole flat trailer connector. First off, here's our module right here with our four pole wire that goes up to our four pole end. Our end also comes with a cap to protect it when it's not being used. If you take a look at the other end of the module, we've got our wires that will go up to our taillights. This is a T connector right here. The yellow one is for our left hand side and the green is for the right hand side. There's also a black wire that needs to be connected to our larger wire here that goes to our 12 volt power supply underneath the hood.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2010 Toyota RAV4

Today on our 2010 Toyota RAV4, we'll be installing the Curt T-Connector with the Vehicle Wiring Harness 4-Flat Trailer connector part number C56165. Now to begin our install, we'll go ahead and open up the rear door. We'll remove the rear cargo cover and the rear cargo door. Next we'll remove the rear threshold. We'll use a flat blade screwdriver a trim panel tool to pop the panel up, releasing the fasteners underneath. Then we'll go ahead and remove the secondary cargo cover.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Toyota RAV4 - Curt

Today on this 2007 Toyota Rav4, we're going to install part number C13149 from Curt. This is a custom fit, class three receiver hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on our Rav4. Next, we'll give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. From the top receiver tube down to the ground will be about 13 inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most part of the spare tire cover is about six inches.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Toyota RAV4 - Curt

Today on this 2014 Toyota RAV4 we're going to show you part number C13149. This is the class three 2" receiver hitch from CURT. Next we'll give you some measurements to help you out with selecting some accessories for your hitch such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground we have a measurement of 13-1/4". From the center of the hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper will be about 2-3/4". This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the RAV4. You can see it's a 2" opening here and it's a class three receiver hitch.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Toyota RAV4 - Curt

All right, today on our 2014 Toyota RAV-4, we're going to show you part number C12108. This is a class 2 inch and a quarter trailer hitch. Next, we'll give you some measurements, to help you out in selecting some accessories for your hitch, such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From top of the receiver opening down to the ground, we have a measurement of thirteen and a quarter inches, and from the center of a hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper would be about two and three quarter inches. All right, now, this is what our current trailer hitch looks like when it's installed on our CRV. First off, it has an inch and a quarter opening, and on the bottom, it has two hooks for your safety chains. All right, and this uses a half inch regular hitch pin, okay, we can see it has a round tube that goes all the way towards the frame. There's frame brackets that go up from the tube, wrap around the body work, or a trunk pan, and then go through some threaded holes that are in the vehicle. All right, now while we're on the passenger's side, we can see how much clearance we have between the exhaust and the hitch.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Toyota RAV4 - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2014 Toyota Rav4 we're going to show you part number 87631. This is a Class III, 2" Receiver Hitch from Hidden Hitch. Next, we'll give you some measurements that will help you out in selecting some accessories for your hitch, such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground we have a measurement of 13 1/4". From the center of the hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper will be about 2 3/4". This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on our Rav4.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2014 Toyota RAV4 - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2014 Toyota Rav4, we're going to show you part number 75766. This is a class three two-inch draw tight Max frame trailer hitch receiver. Next we'll give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories for your hitch, such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground, we have a measurement of 13 and a quarter inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about two and three quarter inches. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on our Rav4.



Thule Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2014 Toyota RAV4

Today on our 2014 Toyota RAV4 we will be test fitting the Thule Vertex 5 tilting 5-bike rack. That's part number TH9030XT. This is for 2" hitches so we can go ahead and begin by inserting our shank into our receiver. We'll go ahead and line our pinholes up. Once we get that lined up we'll take our anti-rattle bolt, go ahead and thread that through. Then we'll take our socket wrench and finish tightening that down.



Firestone Coil-Rite Air Helper Springs Installation - 2010 Toyota RAV4

Today on this 2010 Toyota Rav4 we're going to install part number F4174. This is the Firestone Coil-Rite Air Helper Springs. Before we do our install we'll go ahead and get a quick measurement of the height of our vehicle. We're looking at about thirty-one and a half inches. We'll add some weight to it and then we'll go ahead and get another measurement, then we'll check it after we're done. We've got some weight in the back of it and it brought it down to about twenty-nine and a half inches.



Tow Ready Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2015 Toyota RAV4

Today on this 2015 Toyota RAV4, we're going to install part number 118578. This is the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with a 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector from Tow Ready. All right, to install our wire harness we need access to the wiring and it's all going to be inside of the vehicle so go ahead and open the back hatch and remove all floor paneling down to the spare tire. All right, this component needs to be removed out of the way as well. There's two plastic fasteners up on top here. We'll take a flat screwdriver and get them started first and then a trim panel tool works best to get the rest of it out. Then down at the bottom is another fastener.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2015 Toyota RAV4 - Curt

Today on this 2015 Toyota Rav4, we're going to install part number C12108 from Curt. This is a custom fit, class 2, 1 1/4" receiver hitch. This is what the hitch looks like once installed on our Rav4. Next we'll go ahead and 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 13 1/2" and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about 2 3/4". Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Toyota Rav4 - Curt

Today on this 2010 Toyota Rav4 were going to install part number C12108. This is the Curt Class 2 1-1/4 Receiver Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like once installed on the Rav4. Next well go ahead and give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a bicycle rack or cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 13 inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the spare tire is going to be about 7-1/4 inches. Now Ill go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. To start off we need to go ahead and get our vehicle ready.



K Source Universal Clip-On Towing Mirror Installation - 2015 Toyota RAV4

All right today on this 2015 Toyota Rav4 we're going to install part number KS3891. This is a K-Source universal towing mirror that clips on. This is what our towing mirror looks like when it's installed on our passenger side mirror on our vehicle. Go ahead and cover some of the features. It has the size of 7 3/4 inches tall by 5 1/8 inches wide. The mirror itself is a convex mirror so it gives you a wide angle of view all the way around your vehicle and for your trailer. Now the mirror sits on a ball joint, right here, so you can rotate it in any direction that you need.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2001 Toyota RAV4

Today on this 2001 Toyota RAV4, we're going to install part number C55307. This is a Curt T-Connector trailer wiring harness with a floor pull flat. With our floor pulled back out, we'll go ahead and show you how to use it. Pull it out, you can go ahead and put the panel back into place. Then route this to the outside over the door seal here. The door seal's thick enough, it won't hurt anything when we shut the door on it. Set it by the center of the hitch, close the door, and we can go ahead and pull out what we need to go out to our trail. Let's go ahead and open it back up, and when we're not using it, we'll keep it in the compartment. That way it stays safe and not exposed to the elements. First thing we need to do is go ahead and open up the back door and we need to go ahead and loosen up and remove some interior panels. We'll also take our floor panel and we'll go ahead and just rotate towards the front.



Thule Vertex Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2007 Toyota Rav4

Today on our 2007 Toyota RAV4, we are going to be test fitting the Thule Vertex four bike rack for inch and a quarter and two inch hitches, part number TH9029. We'll begin our test fit by inserting the shank of the rack into the hitch on our vehicle. You want to watch for the hitch pin holes to line up. With those in line, we'll take the threaded anti rattle hitch bolt and thread that into place. We'll get this hand tight and then we'll finish it off with our wrench. Tightening this down will help take any extra play out of the shank in the rack which helps to eliminate movement overall as you are going down the road. The closest part of the rack to the vehicle is going to be the back of the arm to the tire cover, that's going to measure about 5 inches.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2001 Toyota RAV4 - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 2001 Toyota Rav4 we're going to be installing the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver, part number 60938. Here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. We'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. The draw bar and pin and clip are included with this hitch. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground, we have 15 inches. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the spare tire carrier on this vehicle, we have about 10 inches. Now let's go ahead and install our hitch.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2001 Toyota RAV4 - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2001 Toyota RAV 4 we're going to be installing the Draw-Tite trailer hitch receiver, part number 24704. Now here's what our hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground we have 15". From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the spare tire carrier on this vehicle we have about 10". Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. Now before we begin our installation let's go over the tools that you'll need to install this hitch. You'll need a ratchet.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2001 Toyota RAV4 - Curt

Today on our 2001 Toyota RAV4 we're going to be installing the CURT trailer hitch receiver, part number C13524. Now here's what our hitch looks like installed on the vehicle. Now we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements in helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground we have 15". From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the spare tire carrier on this vehicle we have about 10". Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. Now before we begin let's go over the tools that we'll be using to install our hitch today.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom 2nd Row Floor Liners Review - 2008 Toyota RAV4

Today on this 2008 Toyota Rav-4 were going to do a test fit of the U-Ace floor mats for a second row, part number L1TY02321509. To start off our test fit were going to go ahead and remove the original floor mats that are in place. Well go ahead and lay it into place, and you can tell right off the bat that its a one piece unit that covers from one side to the other side of the vehicle. It has a raised edge that goes all the way around. It reaches up underneath the front seats a little bit, and also meets up to the back seats as well. It also has a shape to accommodate the hump in the center of the vehicle.



U-Ace 3D Classic Custom Front Floor Liners Review - 2008 Toyota RAV4

Today on our 2008 Toyota Rav4, we're going to do a test fit of part number L1TY02312209. This is a 3D Classic Custom Auto Floor Liners. To start off our test fit, we'll go ahead and remove any original floor mats or liners and get down to the bare carpet. Then we'll install our new U-Ace floor liner into place. Starting on the driver's side, you can see how it covers the foot rest by the pedals. It goes up behind the brake pedal but there is a cut out for the gas pedal. It has a raised edge that goes all the way around and also has a nice little cut out for the gas tank fuel lid lever. Up by the pedals the floor mat has a reinforcement for the heel of your shoe.



U-Ace 3D Classic Custom 2nd Row Floor Liners Review - 2008 Toyota RAV4

Today on this 2008 Toyota Rav-4 were going to do a test fit of part number L1TY02322209. This is the U-Ace carpet floor liners. To start off our test fit well go ahead and remove any original floor mats or liners so we get down to the bare carpet. Then we can take the new floor liner and lay it into place. You can see its a one piece unit that goes all the way across and also has cutouts that reaches underneath the seats in the front and meets at the back seats as well. It has a raised edge all the way around.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2008 Toyota RAV4

Today, in this 2008 Toyota RAV4, we're going to install part number C56165 from Curt. First thing you do is get inside the back of the vehicle, hold up the back door, and then we need to remove the floor coverings down to the well. Then we remove 2 flat panels on the bottom and 2 side panels on the interior. On the passenger side, we'll have to remove the jack as well. Then we'll go ahead and remove the threshold. We'll pull back the weather seal just a little bit and pry it up, releasing it from the clasp. Now pull it straight up and away. Now we need to loosen up the interior panels.



Thule Roof Bike Racks Review - 2007 Toyota RAV4

Today, on our 2007 Toyota RAV4, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Paceline Roof Mounted Bike Rack. Part number TH527. We'll begin our test fit by resting the rack on top of our vehicle. We're test fitting this today on the vehicle's factory roof rack system. I'll stand here in the door jamb, just to have a little bit more height. We're going to start by removing the T-bolt here, out from under the strap. That's going to allow us to move this around. We'll get it underneath there.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Custom Cargo Floor Liner Review - 2008 Toyota RAV4

Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20677Order #TC0649290260 Today on this 2008 Toyota RAV4, we're going to test U-Ace floor mats. This is for the cargo area, part number M1TY0481309. To start our test for it, we'll go ahead an remove any original floor liners so we can put this into place. As we put it down in place, you can see how it hinges in the middle. Also, after it's in place you can see how it has a raised edge all the way around to help keep dirt and debris on the mat and away from your carpet. With that hinge you can get full access to the compartments below. Pull one side up to get to the compartments in the front.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Toyota RAV4 - Curt

Today on this 2007 Toyota RAV4, we'll be installing part number C12108 for Curt. This is a Curt Trailer Hitch, Receiver Hitch, Class 2. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories for your new hitch like a bicycle rack or at cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the spare tire is going to be about 6 and 1/4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube down to the ground will be about 12 and 3/4 inches. First thing we need to do is go ahead and get our vehicle ready to install the hitch. On the passenger's side, we'll need to clean out these two threaded weld nuts on the frame. We'll go ahead and spray them down with some lubricant and we'll use a tube brush to help clean out the threads.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Toyota RAV4 - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2007 Toyota RAV4, we'll be installing part number 90207 from Hidden Hitch. Okay, this is what the hitch looks like once it's installed on our RAV4. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories for your new hitch. For example, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pinhole to the outermost edge of the spare tire, this is going to be about 6-1/4 inches. From the top receiver tube down to the ground will be about 12-3/4 inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First thing we need to do is go ahead and get the vehicle ready to install the hitch. To do that, on the passenger side, we'll need to clean out these two-threaded weld nuts in the frame. We'll spray them down with some lubricant and we'll use a tube brush to help clean out the thread.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Toyota RAV4 - Draw-Tite

Today, on this 2007 Toyota Rav4, we'll be installing part number 36490 from Draw-Tite. Okay, this is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on our Rav4. Next, we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories for your new hitch; for example, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. We're going to set our hitch pin hole to the outtermost edge of the spare tire, it's going to be about 6 1/4 inches; and from the top of the receiver tube down to the ground, will be about 12 3/4 inches. Now, we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First thing we need to do is go ahead and get the vehicle ready to install the hitch. To do that, on a passenger side we'll need to clean out these two threaded weld nuts in the frame.



Yakima StickUp Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2007 Toyota RAV4

Today on our 2007 Toyota Rav4 were going to be test-fitting the Yakima Stickup. This is a two-bike platform-style rack and it fits inch-and-a-quarter and two-inch hitches. The part number is Y02420. Well begin our test-fit by inserting the shank of the rack into the hitch on the Rav4. Youll want to watch for the hitch pinholes to line up. Once you have those in line well take the threaded anti-rattle hitch pin and thread that into place.Well go ahead and get it hand-tied and then we can finish it off with our wrench. Tightening this down will help to take the play out of the shank in the rack which helps to eliminate movement overall as youre going down the road.



Yakima HighLite Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2007 Toyota RAV4

Today on our 2007 Toyota RAV4 we're going to be test fitting the Yakima Highlite. This is a 2-bike rack for inch and a quarter and two-inch hitches. Part Number Y02438. We'll begin our test fit by inserting the shank of the rack into the hitch on our vehicle. The anti-rattle device can get bound up, so sometimes it helps to keep a hand on it as you slide it in. You'll want to watch for the hitch pinholes to line up. With those in line, you can take the attached pin, insert it, and then you'll want to tighten up the anti-rattle device here at the base of the rack.



Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Racks Review - 2007 Toyota RAV4

Today on our 2007 Toyota RAV4, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima Front Loader. This is a Wheel Mounted Roof Bike Rack part number Y02103. We'll start by setting the rack on top of our vehicle. This rack requires quite a bit of height on the installers part, so I went ahead and setup a ladder here. You'll definitely need the height when you're putting the bike on. That's kind of, the more important part where you're going to need the height. What you'll do, you'll fix the front bracket up snug to the crossbar and then twist the T-handle, which is going to pull the back jaw forward on to it. Once it snugs up there, you can go ahead and tighten it down. With the front secure, we'll secure the back portion. I'm going to slide the, or pull the longer of the 2 hoops, up into position for when we load the bike and that just gets it out of the way of our bracket here. You'll notice this one's got the lower bracket with the T-bolt and the wing nut on top. We'll slide this forward around our crossbar, fix the T-bolt through and you're going to twist it so that it lines up in the slot so it won't come out.











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