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Kuat Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

What's up everybody It's AJ here with etrailer.com. Today we're going to be checking out the Kuwot Switch Four on our 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. This is going to be great for hauling your skis and snowboards up on your roof and getting them out of the vehicle. That way it makes much more room. More leg room for your passengers going on your adventure. You're taking along on your trip.



Yakima FatCat EVO Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Adam: What's going on everybody Adam here with etrailer. Today, we're going to be taking a look at the Yakima FatCat, six ski and snowboard carrier on our 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. If you have a smaller vehicle or just tired of carrying all your bulky ski and snowboard equipment inside the car on your long trips, this going to be a great way to get them up and out of the inside. And on top of your roof, it's going to make a lot more room on the inside and just keep everybody a lot more comfortable on the drive. With the EVO six, we're going to have about 34 and a half inches of usable space. So in the winter, you can go ahead and carry four snowboards or even six skis.



Thule Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Hi, it's Evangeline from etrailer.com. And today we are looking at our Thule Ski and Snowboard Carrier here on our 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. This is a great snowboard carrier if you are looking to carry maybe a multiple number of skis and snowboards, this fits six pairs of skis or four snowboards. Right here we have one snowboard and two sets of skis, and you can see how there is plenty of space to load it up with even more. So this carrier has a lock. Other carriers might have them on the side, or around the corner, but this is right here in the front.



Kuat Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Andy: Hello, everyone. Andy here with etrailer.com. And today we're going to take a look at the Kuat Switch 6 on our 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. So if you are looking for a ski and snowboard carrier to get everything out of your vehicle, that way it's going to protect your interior, or you need to take more passengers and you need a carrier that has a larger capacity, this is going to be a great option. It does offer and will allow you to use up to six sets of skis or four snowboards. So if you look a little closer, the one thing that's going to be really nice about this also is how easy it is to install.



Kuat Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Andy: Hello everyone. Andy here with the etrailer, and today we're going to go over the Kuat grip ski and snowboard rack on a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. Nice feature is having these oversize handles here. You're going to be able to access and open both the front and the rear. If you happen to have larger gloves on, you can still open up the rack here and you also be able to grab a hold of the sliding mechanism in order to bring the rack out towards you. This feature is nice if you happened to have larger gear on with zippers, you're not going to be leaning against your car causing scratches potentially when you're loading and unloading, you can actually bring the top of the rack out towards you and you can load and unload away from the vehicle.Here with the grip lock teeth that are rubber, they're lined both on the top and the bottom.



Rhino Rack Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Evangeline: Hi, it's Evangeline from etrailer.com and today we are looking at the Rhino-Rack Ski and Snowboard Carrier here on our 2013 Volkswagen Jetta. So this is a great carrier for if you want to carry your skis, your snowboards, even your fishing rods during off season and you don't want them inside your car and you want to maximize your space and put them on your roof rack. So the way this works is, you can see how the carrier sits on top of our car. It has a pretty cool sleek design here. It has a big button, so if you have big gloves like me or even bigger gloves when you go skiing you can just hit it with your palm and it goes straight up. This can also be locked.



Thule Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Today on our 2013 Volkswagen Jetta we're doing s test fit of the Thule snowpack ski and snowboard carriers. That pert number is TH7326. Now we already have the front half of our carriers on, we're going to show you this back half because it is the same installation. We'll first take our carrier and just align it with the front half as best we can. Then well take our strap around. Since it won't fit there we can come around to our knob in the back and start to loosen that strap. When that's loose enough, we'll take that strap and just fit it in to its spot on the carrier.



RockyMounts Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Today on our 2013 Volkswagen Jetta, we're doing a test fit of the Rocky Mounts Lift Up Biggie Ski and Snowboard carrier. That part number is RKY1482. We already have our front half on, we're going to show you how we load up the back half. The first thing we'll do is make sure that our cables are all facing the right way, and we'll slide it on and line it up with the front as best we can. Then we'll take our cable, bring it around the front, and fit that into this lock here. With that in place, we can take any type of Allen key or Allen tool that will fit, and we'll just tighten this bolt down here on the side. Tightening this bolt is going to actually tighten our strap around the bottom of the crossbar and secure that in place.



Whispbar Roof Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Today on our 2013 Volkswagen Jetta, we will be test fitting the Whispbar Locking Rooftop Ski and Snowboard Carrier with 6-ski or 4-board capacity, as part number WB-300 To begin our test fit, we will place the front half of our carrier directly onto our bar, bring the straps around the bar, and place it back into the foot. We will then secure it by closing the buckle. We will open the jaws of our carrier, lift the thumb screw, tighten it down, and push it back down to finish securing our strap. We will move to the driver's side and repeat this tightening process. We will now grab the rear half of our carrier and place it directly onto our rear bar. Once we have made sure that both halves of our carrier are in line with each other, we will secure it using the same tightening process that we used on the front. With our carrier secure, we will open our jaws, grab our gear.



Yakima FatCat Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Volkswagen Jetta

Today on our 2013 Volkswagen Jetta, we will be test fitting the Yakima FatCat 6, the Locking Rooftop Ski and Snowboard Carrier with 6 Ski or 4 Board Capacity, is part number Y03088. We will begin our test fit by placing the front half of our carrier on our front bar. We will bring the strap around our bar, fitting it back into the foot of the carrier, and closing the buckle. By pressing the button on the end of the carrier, we can open our jaws and access the thumbscrew. We will fold it up, tighten it until our buckle is secure, and push it back down. We will now move to the driver's side and repeat the same process. With the front half of our carrier secure, we will grab the rear half of our carrier, and place it on our rear bar. Once we have them lined up with each other, we will repeat the tightening process used in the front. Now we're ready to load our gear.



Yakima FatCat Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2012 Volkswagen Jetta

Today on a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta we are going to do a test fit of the Yakima FatCat 6 ski and snowboard carrier part number Y03078. This will be on top of our round bar roof rack system. I have already got my carrier set up and hardware installed, so let us go ahead and do the test fit on the vehicle. We will start by tightening down the lower clamps. Once we have the lower clamps tightened down we will go ahead and open the carrier, then we will tighten down the level of adjustment once we get it squared up to the vehicle. Now that I have got my front carrier mounted and tightened down, I will go ahead and install the rear carrier.