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Yakima QuickBack 2 Bike Rack Review - 2014 Kia Soul

Today on our 2014 Kia Soul, we're going to be test-fitting the Yakima QuickBack, a trunk-mounted 2-bike rack, part number Y02621. To begin our test fit, we're place the QuickBack directly onto the rear of our hatch. We'll take the hooks labeled top and we'll connect them to the top of our rear hatch. The hooks labeled side will go to the side and the hooks labeled bottom will go to the bottom. With our hooks in place, we'll tighten up each strap a little bit at a time to secure the rack to our vehicle. With our racks secure, we'll fold up the excess strap and place them into the attached clips. We're now ready to load up our bike.



Thule Gateway Trunk Mount Bike Rack Review - 2014 Kia Soul

Today on our 2014 Kia Soul, we're going to be test-fitting the Thule Gateway, a trunk-mounted, adjustable arm 2-bike rack with part number TH9006XT. With our FitDial set to 11, as per the Thule Fit Guide, we're going to begin the test fit by placing the rack directly onto the back of our hatch. We'll connect the two top hooks to the front top edge of our rear hatch. Side hooks will go to the side of our hatch. Be sure to connect it to the metal. The bottom hooks will go under our hatch. With all of our hooks in place, we'll now tighten each strap a little bit at a time until we have the rack secured firmly to our vehicle.



Thule Archway Trunk Mount Bike Rack Review - 2014 Kia Soul

Today, on our 2014 Kia Soul, were going to be test fitting the Thule Archway, a Trunk Mount Adjustable Arm 2 Bike Rack with part # TH9009XT. With our fit dial set to the number 11 as per the Thule fit guide, we're going to begin our test fit by placing the bike rack directly onto the rear of the hatch. We'll take the 2 top hooks, we connect them to the top front of the hatch, and our bottom hooks will go onto the bottom lip of the hatch. Take our side hooks, connect them to the side of the hatch. With all of our hooks in place, we'll tighten them down a little bit at a time until we have the rack firmly secured to the vehicle. We'll now take our excess strap, loop it up, and secure it in place. It's now time fold out dual cradle arms. We'll do this by lifting on the 2 gray levers located on both sides of the rack.



Swagman Upright Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2014 Kia Soul

Today on our 2014 Kia Soul we'll be test fitting the Swagman upright roof mounted bike rack, part number S64720. 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 go ahead and pull out our hardware and starting with the silver U-bolts, we'll go around the underside of the front bar, up through the pre-drilled holes of the head of the bike rack. We'll then take our black wing nuts to thread down onto the silver U-bolts. We'll then repeat the same process for the other U-bolt at the front part of the bike rack. With that done, we'll move to the rear where this time we'll be sliding the silver U-bolt down through the pre-drilled holes of the bike rack. We'll then take the black plate to go up on the bottom side of the rear cross bar and then we'll install our wing nuts onto the silver U-bolts.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2014 Kia Soul

Today, on our 2014 Kia Soul, we're going to be test fitting the Swagman fork down, a fork mount, roof bike rack, part number S64710. With our Thule Rapid Traverse roof rack already installed on our Soul, we're going to begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our load bar. We'll bring one of the U bolts around the underside of our load bar, up through our carrier, and we'll hold it in place using one of our wingnuts. Do the same thing on the other side in the front, and then we'll tighten down all four wingnuts to secure the rack to the vehicle. We'll now move to the rear. This time we're going to take one of the U bolts and put it down through the rack. We'll want one side coming out on each side of our load bar.



SportRack Frame Mount Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2014 Kia Soul

Today on our 2014 Kia Soul, we're going to be test-fitting the SportRack rooft-mounted bike rack, part number SR4611. With our Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System already installed on our Soul, we're going to begin our test fit by placing the rack directly onto our load bars. At the front, we'll bring one of the black rubber-coated U bolts around the underside of our load bar, fit it through the front of the carrier and secure it in place using two of the wing nuts. We'll repeat the same process for the other side of the front of the carrier and then we'll want to snug down all four of our wing nuts to secure our rack to our load bar. With our front secure, we'll move to the rear. At the rear, we're going to take two carriage bolts, place them through our rack. Being sure that they come out on each side of our load bar, we'll then put in the black plastic spacer that will go between the rack and our load bar.



Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Rack Review - 2014 Kia Soul

Today on our 2014 Kia Soul, we'll be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth roof mounted bike rack, part number TH599XTR. With a Thule Traverse roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Big Mouth directly up onto our vehicle's load bars. Starting at the front, we're going to position the L brackets around the front and bottom sides of the load bar, and position the T bolts into the slots of the L brackets. Then we'll tighten down the black wingnuts just a little bit to keep the T bolts from falling out of the slots. We'll then move to the rear, remove one of the black allen bolts, position the black plate on the under side of the rear bar. And insert the remaining bolt into the hole in the plate and reinstall the wingnut. Now we can fully tighten those down and move back to the front to finish tightening the front black wingnuts as well. With everything all tightened down and secured, we're ready to load up a bike. We'll need to undo the front and rear ratcheting strap and pull back on the black handle, which will loosen up the frame clamp.



Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Rack Review - 2014 Kia Soul

Today on our 2014 Kia Seoul, we're going to be test fitting the Kuat Trio, a fork mount roof bike rack, part number RU01. With our Thule rapid diverse roof rack system already installed on the Seoul, we'll begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our load bars. Here at the front, we'll bring one of the black, rubber coated metal u-bolts around the underside, fit it up to the head of the carrier and hold it in place by threading on two wing nuts. We'll then repeat that same process for the second black, rubber coated metal u-bolt here at the front. We'll now tighten down all four wing nuts and that will secure the front of our rack to our load bars. We can now move to the rear.



SportRack Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2014 Kia Soul

Today on our 2014 Kia Soul, we're going to be test fitting the SportRack Fork-Mount roof-mounted bike rack, part number SR4622. With our Thule Rapid Traverse roof system already installed on our Soul, we're going to begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our load bars. At the front of the rack, we'll bring one of the black rubber-coated U-bolts around the underside of our load bar, up through the head of our carrier and we'll use two wing nuts to hold it in place. On the other side of the front carrier, we'll do the same thing: Bring the rubber-coated black U-bolt around the underside, up through our carrier and hold it in place using the two wing nuts. We can now tighten down the four wing nuts in the front. With those secure, we'll move to the rear. We're going to take two carriage bolts, they'll go down through the rack.



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2014 Kia Soul

Today, on our 2014 Kia Soul, we're going to test fitting the Rocky Mounts Tierod Stretch, a fork mount roof bike rack. Part # rky1011. With our Thule Raptor Traverse Roof Rack already installed on our Soul, we're going to begin the test fit by placing the rack directly onto our load bars. At the head of the carrier, remove the black plastic cover. This will allow us to bring our black rubber coated metal straps around the underside of our load bar, and fit them into the head of the carrier. We'll then use an Allen key on the Allen Bolt to secure the straps around our bar. When we have these tight, we can replace our black plastic cover, then we'll move to the rear.





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