Today on our 2009 Ford Focus, were going to be test fitting the Kuat Alpha 3 Bike Aluminum Hitch Mounted Carrier, part number A103-WHITE-114. To mount our carrier on our hitch, well insert the shank into the receiver and line up the hitch pinhole. Well the knob on the end of the bike carrier and tighten down the anti-rattle device. Once weve done that, well set our pin through and secure it with a lock. We have about 5-1/4 inches from the farthest part of our bumper to the closest part of the bike rack. We have about 11 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground.
Next, well check for rear vehicle access. Well tilt the bike rack and make sure we can still open up the trunk and gain access to the cargo area of our Focus. That looks good and so now well fold the bike rack back up and well pull the arms out so we can load up our bike. Well set the bike into cradles and secure it with the rubber straps. With that done, our bike is all loaded up and were ready to hit the road.
That does it for our test fit of the Kuat Alpha 3 Bike Aluminum Hitch Mounted Carrier, part number A103-WHITE-114.
Today on this 2009 Ford focus, were going to be test fitting the Pro Series Q-slot flatform style by carrier, part number PS63134. To fit up by carrier into our hitch, well line up the shank and slide it in. Well make sure the hitch pinholes line up and well secure the bike rack with the included hitch pin. From the farthest part of our bumper to the nearest point of the bike rack measures about seven and a quarter inches. We have about 11 inches of grand clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground. Next well check for rear vehicle access.
Today, we have a 2009 Ford Focus and well be test fitting the Kuat Sherpa Aluminum Hitch Mounted Bike Carrier, part number S102. To mount the bike carrier in our vehicle, well fit the shank into the receiver. Well line up the hitch pinholes and then we can use the knob on the end of the bike rack to tighten the anti-rattle device. Once weve done that, we can take our hitch pin, insert it to our holes and secure it with a lock on the other side. We have about 1-3/4 inches clearance from the nearest part of our bike rack to the farthest point of our bumper. Ground clearance comes in at about 11 inches.
Today on this 2009 Ford Focus, well test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Pro part number TH934XTR. To mount the Hitching Post Pro on our hitch, well fit the shank into the receiver and line up the pinholes. Well take our bolt and use a -inch wrench to tighten it down. We have about 9 inches of clearance between the furthest part of our bumper and closest part of the bike rack. And about 11 inches of ground clearance from the bottom of the bike rack to the ground. Once weve done that, were gonna check for rear vehicle access.
Today on this 2012 Ford Focus we're going to do a test fit of the Thule bike rack part number TH917XTR. A couple of quick notes about this bike rack that it will work of 1-1/4" receiver hitches both class 1 and class 2. Okay, we'll start off our test fit by installing the bike rack into the hitch and then we'll go ahead and tighten down the anti-rattle bolt. Okay, now we'll go ahead and get some clearance measurements. Bike rack's closest point to the bumper is going to be 3 inches. Ground clearance will be 10 and 1/4 inches.
Today on 2012 Ford Focus were going to do a test fit of part number RG8015220 from Rhode Gear. This is our highway 2 bike carrier. Some things to know about this bike rack it will work of 1-" receiver hitches both class I and class II. This will also work with 2" receiver hitches with the provided spacer. On this test fit we'll be using a class I receiver hitch. We'll start and test fit by installing into the hitch, we tighten it down the anti-rattle bolt and put the safe pin on the other side.