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Thule Helium Aero Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today on our 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan we're going to be test fitting the Thule Helium Aero. This is a folding and tilting 2-bike rack. It's been designed for use with 1-1/4" or 2" hitches. Part number on it is TH9042. Now if you need an extra spot we also have this available as a 3-bike, part number TH9043. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. As we do we'll want to hold out on the black attached pin, line up our pinholes, then allow that pin to go in through our pinhole.



Yakima HighLite Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan

Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20490Order #TC1002116440 Today on our 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan we're going to be test fitting the Yakima HighLite. This is a folding and tilting 2-bike rack. It's been designed for use in 1-1/4" or 2" hitches. The part number is Y02438. If you'd like a 3-bike version we have that listed part number Y02439. This is also available with a white finish if you don't like the way the gray looks.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan

Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20485Order #TC0808010597 Today on our 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan, we are going to be test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Pro. This is a folding and tilting four bike rack. It has been designed for use with inch and a quarter or two inch hitches. Part number on it is TH934XTR. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the rack right into the receiver tube of our hitch. As we do this, we want to lineup our threaded hole with our hitch pinhole. We'll then take the provided anti rattle bolt and thread that in.



Thule Vertex Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today on our 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan we're going to do a test fit of the Thule Vertex. This is a folding and tilting 4-bike rack. They've designed it for use with 1-1/4" or 2" hitches. The part number on our 4-bike here is TH9029. Now if you don't need quite this much room we have a 2-bike version available as part number TH9028. There's also a 5-bike version available as part number TH9030. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of rack right into the receiver tube of our hitch.



Swagman XTC 2 Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today on our 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan we're going to do a test fit on the Swagman XTC 2. This is a platform-style 2-bike rack. Part number on it: S64670. Now they've designed the bike rack to fit either 1-1/4" or 2" hitches. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. As you can see, we're using the 2" here today. Want to slide it in far enough so that our threaded hole lines up with our hitch pinhole.



Kuat Sherpa Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today on our 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan, we're going to do a test fit on the Kuat Sherpa, this is a platform style 2-bike rack. It will tilt and fold. The part number in the black and chrome is S103. This is also available in, what's one of my favorites, the gun metal gray and orange, that part number is S101. To begin our test fit, we're going to slide the shank of the rack right into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll slide it in far enough so that our pinhole lines up with our hitch pinhole. This hitch happens to have two holes to select from, I'm going to use the one that's furthest in, just to give you a head's up.



Rhino Rack Hitch Bike Racks Review - 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today on our 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan we're going to do a test fit of the Rhino Rack folding and tilting 4-bike rack. This has been designed for use with 1-1/4" or 2" hitches. Part number on it is RBC044. We have this in a 2-bike configuration; that part number is RRRBC045. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. Want to slide it in far enough to where their threaded hole lines up with our hitch pinhole. We'll then take our anti-rattle bolt, thread that in.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan, we're going to install part number 90191, from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the Tiguan. 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 15 1/2". From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be about 3 7/8". 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. We need to locate an existing grooved area at the bottom of the fascia. We don't have to cut out all of it, just enough for a hitch. This is the cut-out for the hitch.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan - Draw-Tite

Today in this 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan, we are going to install part number 36474 draw tite. All right now this what the hitch looks like once installed on the Tiguan. Next we'll give some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. On top of the receiver opening down to the ground we'll be about 15 1/2 inches. For set over hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper will be about 3 7/8 inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. Right, first thing we need to do is go ahead and get the vehicle ready.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan

All right today on this 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan we're going to install part number 119190KIT. We're going to have to open the back hatch to get access to the tail lights. We're going to use the T25 torx bits to remove the tail lights. Pull back on the tail light and then we release it from the wire harness. There's two tabs to push in and then we can work it off. Okay we'll start the tail lights to the side. We're going to run our wires through here and down to our hitch eventually.



Yakima Q Tower Roof Rack Installation - 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today we have with us a 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan and we're going to be test fitting a Yakima Round Crossbar Roof Rack system. We'll be using Q Clips part number Y00683 as well as Q Clips part number Y00716. We'll be using Q Towers part number Y00124 as well as a 58-inch crossbars part number Y00409. We already have our roof rack assembled according to the instructions and now we're ready to fit it up on the vehicle. We'll place our front crossbar assembly up on top of the roof of the vehicle. To position the front bar correctly, we need to measure 11 inches back from the glass to the leading edge of the Q Tower.



Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today we have with us a 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan and were going to be test fitting the Yakima Frontloader roof mounted bike carrier part number Y02103. Weve already got our carrier assembled and now were ready to mount it up on the vehicle. First well place our carrier up on top of our crossbars. Well fit the front head clamp over our front crossbars and use the hand knob to tighten it down. Well slide the clamp in the back over our rear crossbar and use the wing nut and T-bolt to tighten it down. With that, our bike rack is secured to our roof rack and now were ready to prep for our bike.



Yakima Roof Rack Fairing Review - 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today on this 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan well be test fitting the Yakima 44-inch Fairing part number Y07048. To mount the frame to the front crossbar, well fit all four clips around our bar. Well make sure that the Fairing is centered from left to right and is seated properly against the roof. Once weve done that, we can take our carriage bolts and wing nuts and use them to tighten down the outermost clips on either side of the Fairing. And just like that, our fairings installed and were ready to get on our way. That does it for our test fit of the Yakima 44-inch Fairing part number Y07048 on our 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan..



RockyMounts PitchFork Roof Bike Rack Review - 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today on our 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan well be test fitting the RockyMounts PitchFork Roof Mounted Bike Carrier, part number RKY0438. We already have our bike carrier assembled so now were ready to mount it up on the vehicle. Well set the carrier up on top of our crossbars. Well fit the front clamp around our front load bar and well use the included Allen key to tighten it down. At the rear crossbar well fit the plastic clip over our bar. Well feed the bolt down through and use the included wing nut to tighten it down.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today we are working on a 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan. We are going to install part number 87600 from Hidden Hitch. This will also be comparable to Draw-Tite part number 75658. Here are a couple of measurements that might be helpful when ing accessories for your hitch, such as a bike rack, a draw bar or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost point of your bumper is 3 inches. And from the top of the receiver tube to the ground is 15 inches. 0:32



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan

Today on this 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan we are going to install part number 87600 from Hidden Hitch. This also applies to Draw-Tite part number 75658. The hitch is going to mount up right under this plastic here, so what it is going to require us to do is cut out a section of plastic right here. It is going to be approximately 6 1/ 2 inches wide and from groove to groove. So basically we will be cutting out a simple rectangle, and then our hitch will bolt up to the steel bumper behind the plastic. :28





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