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Today on our Scion XB, well be test the Yakima Double Down Ace bike carrier for inch and a and two inch hitches, part y02451. A quick note on bike rack, it will in both inch and a quarter and two hitches, however, when a class I hitch you are limited to two

Now weve already gone and removed our two inch adapter, so slide our bike rack into the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install the attached pin. With the hitch pin in we can to the back of the shank where tighten the knob down our bike rack to the vehicle. Now go ahead and give you a few measurements, our clearance at the bike rack is 10 and from the closet point of the rack to the back of the vehicle is six

Well now go ahead and pull the pin on the of the bike rack mast to the mast to tilt down.

on our 2010 Scion XB, well be fitting the Pro Series Q Slot Style two bike carrier for inch and a quarter and two inch part number ps63134. Now already removed the included for the two inch hitch, so well go and slide our bike rack into the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install our hitch Well then put the clip on the side of the hitch pin which secure our bike rack to the

Well now give you a few measurements, our clearance at the bike rack is inches and from the closet of the bike rack to the back of the is eight inches. Well now go and unfold the bike rack and open our cargo door and as you can see we can full access to the cargo opening our cargo door with this bike. now almost ready to load our well need only to sure that our wheel straps are undone and out of the way and that our bar clamp is fully extended.

on this 2009 Scion xB we be installing trailer hitch number 12490 from Okay we are underneath the vehicle and we are taking a look at the passenger-side rail. I am going to go ahead and out the mounting locations for the trailer As you can see here at the end of the frame rail we got three existing weld and we are going to be using those as our points.

We will be taking the 12 bolts and conical tooth that are provided with our kit and threading them directly in

Today we are going to install number 12490 from And we are going to install this on a 2008 Scion XB. First we show you how this hitch on the vehicle.

It is going to install on three holes that are in the frame right now, and are threaded. On some older you may have to clean those out a wire brush and some lubricant – or, in worst-case a thread tap. Also we are going to have to do is take our exhaust.

Spray down hanger here with lubricant and then slide it And you can tell we have already did a little bit of that. That lower the muffler out of our way so we can get our work And then on the drivers side, tie-down bracket will to come off and stay off.

And the will go back into its What you want to do next is go and check the holes. Run a a bolt in Make sure they in there okay. Like I if it is dirty, you may have to take a few and clean them out.

And you get everything started and, you make sure it looks and clean, then you can go ahead and your hitch at this

Scion xB Questions and Answers

Class I trailer hitches a notch in the receiver to prevent 2, 1-1/4 inch accessories being loaded. I confirmed Yakima that the Double Ace 2 # Y02450 you referenced, will fit a I hitch.

In order to verify I took our demo Double Ace 2 and performed a test fit it on a Class I, inch Draw-Tite receiver a notch and it did fit. The attached demonstrates the test fit. If you are either womens, childrens or frame

The Curt # C56175 wiring harness you mentioned is not a specific item, it can be used many different vehicles and there are no vehicle specific available. To install the wiring having a circuit tester part # 40376 would be helpful. Locate the wiring feeding both of the taillight You might need to do some in the cargo area of the vehicle or the taillight assemblies as if you were a

I checked with Yakima and the KingJoe Pro 2 Bike Rack # that you referenced is a confirmed fit for you Scion xB. Here are the installation that Yakima recommends for rack: Place the upper hooks at the top edge of trunk, lid, or rear door support frame rests on the portion of the license plate, the numbers Place the lower hooks at the bottom edge of the hatch lid, or rear Side strap hooks to side edg

You can potentially carry 2 surfboards by side on the roof of your Scion xB depending on how wide the are and the usable width of the crossbars on the rack. First, if you need a rack, I recommend Yakima made up of the following parts: 58 crossbars, # Y00409 Q121 Q # Y00721 (you will 2 sets of these) Q Towers, # Then you could use a couple of the Yakima pads, # Y04070, to the boards from the crossbars. You also nee

The Curt Hitch # that you referenced would be an choice for a hitch for your Scion xB. This hitch has than enough capacity for 800 lb tent trailer and comes a 2 inch ball as well. I installation instructions for this for you to check out also.

For a 4-way kit that is confirmed to fit your and is plug and play I would the # 118414. I attached installation for this product as well.

I a solution for you that will you to transport 4 bikes with 2011 Scion xB Release but like you said, there are no available that we carry will work on the Release What you will first is a Thule Raceway 3 Bike Mounted Carrier # TH9002. will carry three of bikes.

I attached installation and a review video for this also. If you plan on carrying or alternative framed bikes you want a Thule Bik

In order to tow your xB, you will need a tow base plates, safety a wiring solution to provide for the towed vehicle and a supplemental system. The Blue Ox Alpha tow bar you would be a great choice also includes safety For base plates, the # BX3784 plate kit is a fit for models equipped fog lights.

A good wiring is the LED Bulb and Socket Kit, # This kit allows the flat wiring to remain completely

there is an option always go for the Class hitch for any given A higher class hitch allow you more options for like bike racks and carriers in addition to greater capacity. For a 2009 Scion xB we Class II trailer hitch #

The towing capacity of the hitch is 350 tongue weight and 3,500 gross trailer weight. I included a link to the instructions and a for you. The towing capacity of a can change depe

The two most common sizes of hitch receivers are 1-1/4 x 1-1/4 inch and 2-inch x The U.S. Navy Trailer Cover, part # TH7, you referenced, is only designed to fit in a hitch receiver.

I have one Navy hitch cover to fit the 1-1/4 inch size hitch. It is the DWD U.S. Navy Hitch Cover, part # I have many more

Navy hitch covers but they will only fit a 2-inch size trailer I am includin

Yes, the conical washer needs to be positioned so the teeth face the hitch. is what prevents it from loose. Take a look at the I have linked.

At about the mark the installers start to put the on to mount the hitch and they the conical tooth washer.

covers go inside the hitch like how a ball mount install that you would use for a trailer. You will need a pin and like part # PC2 or a hitch like our # 7682 that deter theft to secure to your vehicle.

If the bike obscures one of the tail lights so it is not visible at all through the bike, using the EZ-Mount Light Kit # that you mentioned would be a solution. As you said, you would need the T-One Harness, # to provide a connection for the EZ mount to plug into. Installing the is a straightforward procedure, as you can see by looking the installation instructions that I linked to. You could simply the flaps of

All of the trailer hitches for a Scion xB are Class I hitches so you need a cargo carrier is compatible with a Class I I have included a link to the that will fit. I the Draw-Tite carrier # 6500.

carrier fits a Class I and is adjustable to be up to 11-1/4 inches the center of the hitch pin hole. It has a in the shank that raises the up 3 inches from the top of the receiver giving you more ground I have in

The Curt Trailer # 11487 that you referenced has capacities of 2,000 gross weight and 200 lbs tongue weight. If sailboat and trailer only 400 lbs and you can lift the tongue of the trailer one hand this hitch be more than adequate for 2006 Scion xB. I attached instructions for this product for you to out.

It would still be a idea to check the tongue of your trailer when its just to be sure. I linked an faq

I do have a couple of options for First, I recommend installing the Class II trailer hitch Curt, # 12490, on your Scion xB. This hitch has a 350 tongue weight capacity but you also need to consult the owners manual for the capacity of the and go by the lower of the 2 ratings.

You could use the Trailer Hitch Mounted / Wheel Chair Carrier, # This carrier weighs 90 pounds, so you have to subtract the tongue wei

The first thing you are to want to do is consult the vehicle manual for the proper procedure on the vehicle. If you find that the can be flat towed you will 5 items. First, you will base plates.

These a safe and secure attachment on the vehicle for a tow bar. For your xB fog lights, you would need base plates, # 1187-1A. I included a link to the installation for you. Next, you will a compatible tow b

As long as your Scion xB is not a Release model, you can use the trailer hitch # 12490. is a Class II trailer hitch a 1-1/4 inch receiver. The rack you choose will to fit in the 1-1/4 inch receiver I have included a link to the instructions and a link to a video a typical installation of the trailer for you.

While there are bike racks that fit on a mount, most bike actually fit in the receiver opening. For a tra

you will need to add a 4-Way wiring harness on the 2009 xB. You can use # 118468, that you have The rest of the installation will a little hardwiring since towed by passenger vehicles have combined stop and signals. What you will to do is cut off the 4-Way plug after the wiring harness on the vehicle.

will leave you with a wire, a brown wire, a wire, and a yellow wire. You need to use an addi

The Thule 2 Trunk Mount Bike # TH9001, will fit a 2008 xB and a 2007 Toyota Prius. I included links to the installation and a link to a video that the 3 bike version but it has the same as the 2 bike version. I have included links to all of the trunk bike racks that fit each car. If you will be womens, childrens, or alternative bikes, I recommend using the Adapter Bar, # TH982XT, in to carry the bikes mo

For your 2008 Scion XB I recommend a Rhino-Rack 2500 Roof Rack with Crossbars # DA1375B and a Custom DK and Pads for Rhino-Rack 2500 Roof Rack System # You could put a cargo carrier on the of this rack also. I recommend a Thule Excursion Mounted Black Cargo Box # This rack will fit aftermarket and factory racks and work very well for

I attached installation instructions for you to out also.

I do have trailer available for the 2010 Toyota tC, the Scion xB (except Release models), and the Scion xD. All of the hitches for the Scion will be Class I inch hitches. Each model will have different hitches available.

I am three links to product that will list the available for each model of Also, I am including a link to a of a hitch being installed on a xB. If you can let me know the exact

I have hitches available for a 2009 xB and they are all 1-1/4 inch hitches. Two of the hitches are Class I inch hitches that can carry a maximum of two bikes. The Class II 1-1/4 Inch part # 12490, is a Class II which can carry 4 bikes, but the CURT hitch is a 1-1/4 hitch and the Tow Ready 4 Bike Rack, part # 63124, you referenced is for a 2 inch hitch, it not fit on your Scion xB. If you use the CURT # hitch on you

According to the installation for CURT Trailer Hitch, # you will not need to remove the in order to install the hitch on 2005 Scion xB. I have a link to the installation instructions for you to The hitch comes with a mount, hitch pin, and

If you plan to do some towing you need a ball, # 19256 inch diameter) or # 19258 (2 diameter). For trailer wiring, use Vehicle Wiring Harness, # I have included a link

I a trunk mounted bike that will work on 2004 Scion XB, you would a Yakima QuickBack # Y02622. I installation instructions for you to check If you plan on carrying womens or framed bikes you might be interested in a Yakima Tube Top Adapter Bar, part #

I attached installation instructions and a video for you to check out. I with our bike rack and there is not a trunk mounted rack option for

In order to and use the CURT Roof Mount Basket, # C18115, or any cargo you will need to install on the roof of your 2006 xB. Suction cups and tie downs are not a or advisable installation method. To add you can use the following 3 parts: Thule Roof-Rack Foot Pack, # Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot # THKIT1172 Load Bars, # With the crossbars installed, you be able to mount the CURT Basket, #

I spoke with my contact at and he informed me that the height of Gooseneck Coupler Head, # is 2-7/8 inches, the flange is inches, and the thickness of the lip flange is 3/8 of an Check out the picture I put together has these measurements on it.

The overall of the Swagman RV and Motorhome 2 Bike item # S80630, is 9-1/4 I added dimensions to a photo and a short video that help you determine if this will easily install on RV Ladder. The 10 inch inside you took leads me to believe rack will work for

On the Pro Series 2-bike carrier, # the distance from the top of the shank fits into the receiver to the most part of the platform is about 2 inches. From the of the hitch pin hole to the nearest of the carrier is 7-1/2 inches, so it clear the bumper on your Scion xB, even with the in the shank. If you look at the fourth from the left on the product you will see that the center folds flat away the vehicle. With this

purchasing or using snow you will want to make that your owners does not prohibit the use of chains. that your XB has 185/60-15 you have several choices. If you are purchasing the chains for this one trip, you might want to go a more basic set of chains, the Glacier Square Link Tire Chains, part #

As you move up in price, the chain are easier to install. The Thule Tire Chains, part #

The item you selected, T-One Wiring Harness, part # plugs directly into the light harness of your xB, but does require a ground and connecting to the battery. Part # plugs into the tail harness at the rear driver of your vehicle located the trim panel. You will part # 118468 into the light harness then, the connector into the tail After plugging in part # to the tail light harness, you need to conn

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