Today on our 2011 Dodge Nitro well be test
fitting the Thule Helium Aero 2-Bike Carrier part number TH9042. Well begin our test fit by sliding the shank
of the carrier into the opening of the hitch allowing the inch grade hitch pin to fall
into place and well then turn the black knob to engage the anti-rattle device. Now with our Thule Helium secured to our Dodge
Nitro, well go over a few clearance measurements to see how the two fit together. We have about 20 inches of ground clearance. Closest part of the carrier to the closest
part of the Nitro here at the rear bumper about 4-1/2 inches away. With the cradle arms folded down, weve added
about 20 inches to the overall length of the vehicle.