Buying stuff like additional accessories for cars sometime is addictive especially for people that love road tripping. One of the most common accessories that everyone loves to have it is hitch cargo carrier. Many people think that it is only for those who love to travel, camping, surfing or other, but it actually has many functions. If you have small space to store things in your car, it is right to install hitch cargo carrier. It may be easy for you to find the best one as you may have got the simple buying guide to buy the best carrier, but installing is different issue. Here are the simple ways to install cargo carrier.
There are several kinds of cargo carrier, there are carriers that are installed on the roof and there are some that are installed on the rear side. We may start from the roof-mounted carrier first. You need to have a roof rack before you install roof-mounted carrier. Some manufacturers in USA make minivans, Wagon, or SUVs with roof racks that are already installed or attached, if you don’t have one, you may need to buy it first. If you already have roof rack, mount your carrier and decide the space for side rail and the crossbar.
You can choose luggage storage, and also cargo boxes. The second one is rear-mounted carrier. First thing you have to do is to ensure that you car has already got trailer hitch to install the cargo carrier. There are also various brands and types you can choose. If you got it, you can install the rear-mounted hitch cargo carrier. Make sure that you assemble or install it based on the manual as some brands also have different installations regarding to some accessories that every brand has different addition.