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Saris Freedom Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2010 Toyota Venza we'll be doing a test fit of the Saris Freedom platform style 2-bike rack. That's part number SA4412B. This could be used for 1-1/4 or 2 inch hitches. We've got our adapter on here today for our 2-inch by 2-inch receiver and we've already got it in as you can see there. Let's go ahead and take our included anti-rattle bolt and clip and thread that through. Now the nice thing about this anti-rattle bolt is it's going to help reduce some of the play and the rattle within our hitch and our bike.



Saris Freedom SuperClamp Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2010 Toyota Venza, we'll be doing a test fit of the Saris Freedom Super Clamp Platform Style 2 Bike Rack. That's part number SA4025. It can be used for 1-1/4" or 2" hitches. We've got the adapter on here today for our 2" x 2" receiver. Let's go ahead and slide it in place and line up our pinholes. That feels pretty good.



Saris Axis Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2010 Toyota Venza, we'll be doing a test fit of the Saris Axis Tilting 2 Bike Rack, that's part number SA832B. This can be used for either 1 1/4 or 2 inch hitches. We've got our adapter in here today for our 2 inch by 2 inch receiver. Let's go ahead and line up our pin holes and insert our anti rattle bolt. Now the anti rattle bolt is included. We're just going to go ahead and thread that through and the nice thing about this anti rattle bolt is it's going to help reduce some of the play and rattle within our hitch and our bike rack as you can see without that being tighten down it does move around a whole lot.



Curt Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2010 Toyota Venza we'll be doing a test fit of the CURT Premium tilting 4-bike rack. That's part number C18064. This is for 2" hitches. We've already got it slid into the receiver here today so what we'll waited is go ahead and finish it off. We'll line up our pinholes, and then we'll take our included anti-rattle bolt and thread that through. The nice thing about this anti-rattle bolt is it's going to help reduce some of the play and the rattle within our hitch and our bike rack.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2010 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2010 Toyota Venza, we're going to be installing the Curt T-connector Vehicle Wiring Harness with a 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector, part number C56079. Now we'll begin our installation by first the rear hatch of the vehicle. Next, we're going to need to clear out any trunk lining that may be in place. Next, we're going to need to remove both of these plastic trays that are in here, there's one on each side. There's a couple different fittings we're going to need to remove first, there's a push fitting right here, where you push in the center part and then push the fitting back out and you push the fitting back up like that for reinstallation later. There's a plastic nut right here that you'll need to remove, just twist it off with your fingers just like that. There's another plastic nut that's right here.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Toyota Venza - Curt

Today on our 2010 Toyota Venza, we're going to be installing the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver, part number 13356. This is a class three rated hitch and does have a two inch opening in the receiver tube. 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 center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately 4 inches. From the top of the opening in the receiver to the ground is approximately 13 1/2 inches. Now let's go ahead and install our hitch. To begin our installation, we're going to start over here on the underside of the passenger side.



Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today on this 2013 Toyota Venza we're going to install part number PW2029C. This is the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains. Today we're working with a tire size of 245/55 by 19. Now it's a good idea to try these out before you actually need them in the winter time. That's what we're doing here. One other thing to know is that this part number includes two snow chains, one for each side of the axle.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Toyota Venza - Hidden Hitch

All right. Today, on this 2013 Toyota Venza, were going to install Part Number 90213 from Hidden Hitch. This is a Class II inch to quarter receiver hitch. This is what the hitch looks like once installed on the Toyota Venza.Next, well go ahead and give some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories, such as the bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From top of the receiver opening down to the ground, its going to be about 13 inches. From center of the hitch pinhole to the outside edge of the bumper, its about 4 inches.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Toyota Venza - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2013 Toyota Venza, we're going to install part number 36512. This is the Draw-Tite Class 2, 1 1/4" Receiver Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like once installed on the Toyota Venza. Next, we'll go ahead and give you some measurements that will 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 is going to be about 13" and from the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is about 4". Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains Installation - 2013 Toyota Venza

Hi, today is 2013 Toyota Venza. We're going to install part number TC2324. This is Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains. Also, with this part number, you get two chains, one for each wheel. Now we have them placed, we'll go ahead and cover a couple details. The pattern that's across the tire is in a diamond shape.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Toyota Venza - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2010 Toyota Venza we're going to install part number 87521 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on our Venza. Next we'll give you some measurements to help you out with selecting some accessories, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 13-1/2". From the center of our hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper will be about 3-1/2". Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First up what we need to do is go ahead and get our vehicle ready.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Toyota Venza - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2010 Toyota Venza we're going to install part number 75663 from Draw-Tite. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on our Venza. Next we'll give you some measurements to help you out with selecting some accessories, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 13-1/2". From the center of our hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper will be about 3-1/2". Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First up what we need to do is go ahead and get our vehicle ready.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Toyota Venza - Hidden Hitch

Today in our 2013 Toyota Venza, we'll be installing hidden hedge part number 87521. This is what our hedge will look like once installed. Next, we're going to give you a couple measurements to assist your selecting accessories for your new hedge. From the center of the pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 3 and 3 quarter inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 13 and a quarter inches. This will assist your selecting accessories such as a ball mount, a bike rack, or a cargo carrier. Now we'll go ahead with installation. Note this an all-wheel drive application with rear sway control, so we'll need to remove the rear sway bar brackets.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Toyota Venza - Draw-Tite

Today on our 2013 Toyota Venza we'll be installing the Draw-Tite Hitch part number 75663. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most edge of the bumper is 3 3/4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 13 1/4 inches. This will assist you selecting accessories such as a ball mount, a bike rack or a cargo carrier. Now we'll go ahead with installation. Note this is an all wheel drive application with rear sway control so we'll need to remove the rear sway bar brackets.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2013 Toyota Venza, we'll be installing the Curt T-One vehicle wiring harness with 4-pole flat connector, part number C56079. Now we can go ahead and show you how to use the new 4-pole connector. Simply raise the rear cargo mat and cover, take the 4-pole and run it out and down to the center of the vehicle to your hitch or accessory, be careful to stay away from the latch as pinching the wire off in the latch can damage it, however the weatherstripping is thick enough it won't and we can simple close the rear tailgate on it. Then once we're finished using our new 4-pole connector, we'll simply roll it up and store it down next to the spare tire. To begin our install, we'll first open up the rear tailgate and then remove the rear cargo cover. Next we'll remove the rear floor panels, we have the center panel and two corners. Next we'll remove the cargo trays, there's one on each side.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Toyota Venza - Curt

Today in our 2013 Toyota Venza, well be installing the Curt Hitch part number C12341. This is what our hitch will look like once its installed. Next well go ahead 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 outermost edge of the bumper is 3-3/4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 13-1/4 inches. This will assist you in selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack or cargo carrier. Now lets go ahead with installation.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2013 Toyota Venza - Curt

Today on our 2013 Toyota Venza, we'll be installing the Curt hitch, part number 13356. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements to assist you with selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is 3-1/2". From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 13-1/2". This will assist your selecting accessories such as a ball mount, bike rack, or cargo carrier.



Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2013 Toyota Venza, well be test fitting the thule sonic Medium roof top cargo box, measuring 13 cubic feet in glossy black, part number th634b. With the thule rack reverse inaudible 00:12 system on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the thule sonic directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as necessary. Well open the passenger side of the box and tighten the two hand knobs on this side to tighten our feet around our bars. One of the great features of the sonic is its ability to let you know is when the feet are secured around the bars. Youll hear a clicking noise while tightening to let you know that their tight enough. Another great feature is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle.



Swagman Upright Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2013 Toyota Venza well be test fitting the Swagman Upright roof mounted bike rack, part number S64720. With the Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack system on our vehicle well begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicles load bars. Well pull out our hardware and start at the front. Well take the silver U bolts to go around the underside of the front bar, up into the predrilled holes of the front platform. Well then take our black wing nuts to thread down onto the bolt and tighten it down. Well then repeat this process for the other side of the platform.Now moving to the rear this time well take the silver U bolt and drop it down through the predrilled holes of the bike rack.





RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today, on our 2013 Toyota Venza, we'll be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod roof-mounted bike rack, part number RKY1014. With a Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up onto the vehicle's crossbars. We'll then remove the black plastic cover at the front to bring the rubber-coated steel straps around the underside of the front bar. Okay, then hook them into the connection points. Now, moving to the rear, we'll remove one of the Allen bolts to bring the rear bracket around the underside of the rear bar. We'll then use the included Allen key to tighten down the bolts. Moving back up to the front, we'll use the included Allen key to tighten down the silver bolt to tighten down the straps up against the front load bar.



Thule Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today, on our 2013 Toyota Venza, we'll be test-fitting the Thule Traverse Roof Rack System, using part numbers THLB50, TH480, and THKIT1546. With our roof rack assembled according to the instructions, we'll begin our test-fit by opening our front doors. We'll go ahead and place our front bar onto the front part of our roof. To ensure that we have it in the correct spot, we need to measure eleven and three-eighths inches from the leading edge of the windshield to the closest point on our foot pack. We'll do this measurement on both sides to ensure that our feet are in-line with each other. Once we have it set correctly, we can use the included tool to tighten down the Allen bolt in our foot pack, which will tighten the clamp around the roof-line of our vehicle. We'll make our way from passenger-side to driver-side, tightening a little at a time, so we don't lose our position.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today, on our 2013 Toyota Venza, we'll be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System using part numbers THARB53, TH480R, and THKIT1546. With our roof rack assembled according to the instructions, we'll begin our testing by opening our front doors. We'll go ahead and place our front bar onto the front part of our roof. To ensure that we have our bar set in the correct location, we need to measure 11-3/8 inches from the leading edge of the windshield to the closest point on our foot pack. We'll do this measurement on both sides to ensure that our feet are in line with each other. Then we can take the included tool and tighten down the Allen bolt, which will tighten our clamp around the roof line of our vehicle. We'll move to the other side and repeat this process.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today, on our 2013 Toyota Venza we will be test fitting the Thule Sup Taxi Stand up Paddle Board Carrier, part number TH810. With the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle we will begin our test fit by placing the carrier up onto the front bar. We will bring the rubber coated steel straps around the underside of the front bar and hook them into the connection points. We can then turn the grey knob to tighten on the straps. We will then repeat this process for the rear part of the carrier. Now with everything all tightened down and secure we are ready to load up our paddle board. We will push out on the silver side plate and pull out on the silver plate with the Thule logo.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2013 Toyota Venza, well be test fitting the thule sonic double xl roof top cargo box, measuring 22 cubic feet in metallic silver, part number th636s. With the thule rack inaudible 00:12 system on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the box directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as necessary to fit around our bars. Well open the passenger side of the box and tighten the feet on this side to secure our feet around our bars. One of the great features of the thule sonic is the ability to let you know is when each foot is secured. When tightening, youll hear a clicking noise to let you know that its tight enough. Another great feature is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle.





Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2013 Toyota Venza we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 14 cubic feet, in matte black, part number TH614. Keep in mind that this box opens from one side only so we'll be setting it toward the passenger side for easier accessibility. With the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the Pulse directly on to our load bars. We'll open the box and place our feet through the appropriate slots, making sure that they go around our bars. Then we can use the attached hand knobs to secure them around our bars. With all four feet tight our box is secured and we're ready to go. Here at the rear you can see that we have full access to our rear hatch. That completes today's test fit of the Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box part number TH614 on our 2013 Toyota Venza.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today on our 2013 Toyota Venza, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box, measuing 11 cubic feet in matte black, part numberTH 613. Keep in mind that this box opens from one side only, so we'll be setting it towards that passenger sidefor easier accessibility. With the Thule (RaptorReverseRoof Rack 00:00:17)Systemonour vehicle,we'll beginour test fitby placing our box directlyonto our loadbars.We'll go ahead and open the box, and place our feet through the appropriate slots, making sure that the claws go around our load bars. We can then use the attached hand knobs to secure each footer around our bars. With all 4 feet tight, our box is secured and we're ready to go. Here at the rear, you can see that we have full access to our rear hatch.





Thule Force Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Toyota Venza

Today, on our 2013 Toyota Venza, we'll be test fitting the Thule Force Medium Rooftop Cargo Box, measuring 13 cubic feet, in Aeroskin Black, part number TH624. With the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our box directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as necessary to fit around each bar. We'll open the passenger side of the box and tighten the two feet on this side to secure our feet around our bars. One of the great features of the Thule Force is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. We'll move to the driver's side, open the box, and tighten down the two remaining feet using the hand-knobs.











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