Today on our 2012 Volkswagen Jetta well be test fitting the Pro Series Q-slot platform style bike carrier for both 1 inch and 2 inch hitches part #: PS63134. Now to begin our test fit well simply slide the bike rack shank into the hitch, line up the hitch pinhole and install our hitch pin. This will secure our bike rack to the vehicle. We can now go ahead and give you a few measurements. Our ground clearance at the back of the bike rack is 13 inches and from the closest point of the bike rack to the back of the vehicle is 8 inches. Well now go ahead and unfold the bike rack platform and open our trunk.
And as you can see we can gain full access to the trunk with this bike rack. Were now almost ready to load our bike. All well need to do is undo the wheel loop straps and make sure theyre out of the way. Well also need to make sure that the top bar clamps are fully extended on the vertical bar. We can then place the bike into the wheel loops and bring our vertical bar up remembering to reinstall the pin holding the bar in place.
With the pin installed we can bring our top bar clamp down over the top bar of our bike. We can them move back down to the wheel loops where well put the straps through the wheels and secure them on the other side. And there you have it, our bike is loaded and were ready to hit the road. And that completes our test fit of the Pro Series Q-slot platform style bike carrier part #: PS63134 on our 2012 Volkswagen Jetta.
Today we have with us a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta and well be test fitting the Thule Doubletrack Platform Style Hitch-Mounted Bike Carrier part number TH990XT. To mount carrier onto the vehicle, well insert the shank of the bike rack into our receiver. Well line up the hitch pinholes and then well thread our anti-rattle bolt into the bike rack. Well use the -inch wrench to tighten it down and well secure it on the other side with a lock. Next well check for rear vehicle access. Well grab the switch at the bottom of the bike carrier and fold it down.
Today we have a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta and well be test fitting Sportrack 2-Bike Hitch Mounted Carrier part number a30901. To fit our back rack into the vehicle, well slide the shank into our receiver and line up the hitch pinholes and begin threading the anti-rattle bolt. We'll then take a 3/4 wrench to tighten it down. Next well check for rear of vehicle access. Well fold down the wheel trays and the upright mast and make sure we can still open the trunk and access the cargo area. Now we can fold the upright mast back up and well be ready to load a bike.
Today we have a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta and well be test fitting the Kuat Sherpa Aluminum 2-Bike Carrier part number S102. To fit the carrier on our hitch, well slide the shank into our receiver and line up the hitch pinholes. Well use the knob at the end of our bike carrier to tighten our anti-rattle device and then well put our pin to the hitch pinhole and secure it with a lock on the other side. Next well check for rear vehicle access. Well fold the carrier down as far as we can, open the trunk of our Jetta and make sure we can still get inside. With that done, we can fold our platform back up level and open up the ratcheting arm on the bike rack.
Today we have a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta and well be test fitting the Thule Vertex 4 Hitch-Mounted Bike Carrier part number TH9029. To fit the bike carrier into the hitch, well first need to remove the 2-inch adapter then well slide our bike rack into the hitch and line up the hitch pinholes. Well thread in our anti-rattle bolt and tighten it down with a -inch wrench. With the bike rack securely mounted to the vehicle, well check for rear of vehicle access. Well grab the switch down at the bottom of the upright mast and tilt the bike rack down. Well open the trunk and make sure we can still access the cargo area.
Today we have a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta and well be test fitting the Thule T2 Platform Style Bike Carrier for 1 -inch hitches part number TH917XTR. To mount our bike rack on the vehicle, we need to line up the shank with the receiver on our vehicle. Well get the hitch pinholes lined up and then we can tighten down our anti-rattle bolt and secure it with a lock on the other side. With the bike rack mounted, we can go ahead and check for rear vehicle access. Well fold the bike rack down, open the trunk and make sure we can still get into the cargo area. Now were ready to load our bike.