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Yakima FatCat Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2015 Volkswagen GTI

Today on our 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI, we'll be doing a test fit of the Yakima Fat Cat. This is going to be your roof rack mounted ski and snowboard carrier that hold 6 skis or 4 snowboards. It will be part number Y03088. As you can see we've already got one fitted onto to the vehicle onto our Yakima Round Bars. Now we'll go ahead and mount the other one up. Make sure that your clamps are undone, they just simply fold up and under, they go right up into the grooves, you'll see the 2 sides there, they go right up into the grooves and then it will simply close up.



Yakima RocketBox Pro Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Volkswagen GTI

Today on our 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI, where going to be doing a test fit of the Yakima RocketBox, this is going to be your Pro 14. It has 14 cubic feet of storage space on the inside of it and it comes in your black finish, with your sturdy plastic construction. We're going to go ahead and put it up on the vehicle and it's going to be part number Y07192. Actually, let me put it up the other way here, that way I can show you how to do it. All right, once you've got it to this point here, you're going to want to make sure that your feet and clamps are open here. Then we will simply sit it down and then we're going to slide it back and that will push those clamps up over where we want them to be, right there. Now let's see if we've got it centered or if that's where we want it.



Whispbar Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2015 Volkswagen GTI

Today on our 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI, we will be doing a test fit of the Whispbar Roof Rack Mounted Ski and Snowboard Carrier. It's going to be part number WB-300. As you can see, we've already got one up here mounted on our vehicle, and we're going to show you how to mount the other one on. We'll make sure that our straps are undone on both sides, and that the inside wingnuts that you see here are loose. Let's go ahead and place it up there. Then, we'll go ahead and bring the strap around. You can use the red knob to loosen and tighten it by simply spinning it either direction. We're going to bring it up and clip it on.



Yakima RocketBox Pro Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Volkswagen GTI

Today on our 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI we will be doing a test fit of the Yakima RocketBox. This is going to be your Pro 11. It has 11 feet of cubic storage space on the inside, and it will be part number Y07193. We'll go ahead and turn it around and get it put up on the vehicle. Couple things I want to point out once we do get it up here, is that you're going to want to make sure that all your feet are opened up underneath. Once that you have it where you want it, go ahead and set it down. Then we'll adjust it by sliding it backwards.



Pro Series Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Volkswagen GTI

Today on our 2015 Volkswagon Golf GTI, we'll doing a test fit of the Pro Series Big Sky Rooftop Mounted Cargo Basket. As you can see, we've already got it up here on our round bars. It's going to be 43 inches long by 35 inches wide and have a 135-pound weight capacity in a sturdy steel construction. It's going to be Part Number PS63156. We already got three legs on it and we'll go ahead and show you how to do the last set. You'll have metal bracket, a metal U-shape bracket.



Swagman Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2015 Volkswagen GTI

Today, on our 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI, we'll be doing a test fit of the Swagman trail head. This will your hanging style four bike rack, for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches. It's going to be part number S63380. With this class 1 receiver that we have here today, which is 1-1/4", it's only going to be able to hold a max capacity of two bikes on this four bike rack. Let's go ahead and plug it into our receiver that we have here. Once you get it inserted, let's go ahead and line up our pinholes and insert our anti-rattle bolt. This anti-rattle bolt's going to help to eliminate a lot of the sway, rattle, and wobble that we may have in our bike carrier.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2015 Volkswagen GTI

Today on our 2015 Volkswagen GTI, we will testing the Thule AeroBlade Rapid Traverse roof rack system using parts number THARB53 for the 53-inch aluminum load bars, front and rear, and part number TH480R for the foot pack, and part number THKIT1710 for the for fit kit as you see here. So to begin our test fit, I'll go ahead and show you how to put our foot pack together. What you want to do is you want to open this up like so. We'll grab our pad, we'll place it on bottom. I'm going to go ahead and push that together for a nice tight fit for the front and the back there as you can see. Once we get that on, we'll go ahead and grab our clip. We'll go ahead and slide that up in place until it locks in there.



Glacier Square-Link Snow Tire Chains Review - 2015 Volkswagen GTI

All right. Today on this 2015 Volkswagen GTI, we're going to install part number PWPLC1138. This is a glacier square length snow tire chains. All right. Now, we have one of the chains installed already on the passenger side of our vehicle. We're going to take a look and see how it fits on the tire. First off, how they're supposed to fit is that you see the two little hooks right here.





















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