Last post on May 25, 2009 at 5:28 PM
You are in the Hyundai Santa Fe
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Hyundai Santa Fe
#2 of 4 Re: Bike rack puts bike's wheels too close to exhaust? [dls_1946]
Mar 22, 2008 (2:04 pm)
Well, apparently this topic wasn't of much interest, but it seems only right to bring closure to it now. The Curt hitch (model 13538) fit fine on my 2008 Santa Fe Limited, the Thule T2 (model 916) bike rack works fine, and the bikes mounted on this rack sit sufficiently above and behind the Santa Fe's twin exhausts as to not be affected by the exhaust heat.
#3 of 4 Re: Bike rack puts bike's wheels too close to exhaust? [dls_1946]
Mar 22, 2008 (2:09 pm)
Thanks, dls! Now the info will be here for the next person looking for it.
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#4 of 4 Re: Bike rack puts bike's wheels too close to exhaust? [dls_1946]
May 25, 2009 (5:28 pm)
THANK YOU for posting this question and answer. Very good point and too bad you had to have a blow out on your bike tire. I just bought a Sonata 2009 and was thinking the hitch bike mount system is the best way to go. However, I will be out there checking my exhaust pipe and distance to bike tires. Thanks again.