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Unread 08-26-2013, 06:51 PM   #1
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Spare Tire Carrier Questions

I am planning on building a swing out tire carrier for my YJ but I have a few questions for those of you who have them. First off is there anyway that I can make it easily removable (like pull a pin out and lift it off)? Also do these carriers bonce around, like back and forth towards the window?
Any help is greatly appreciated.

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I am planning on building a swing out tire carrier for my YJ but I have a few questions for those of you who have them. First off is there anyway that I can make it easily removable (like pull a pin out and lift it off)? Also do these carriers bonce around, like back and forth towards the window?
Any help is greatly appreciated.
A quality Tirecarrier is bolted on and does not move or rattle.

I had a 35 on my Tirecarrier and it held up great even after being rear ended a few times.
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Unread 08-26-2013, 07:52 PM   #3
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My swing away comes right off by removing a cotter pin.



Its an old picture. My cb antenna is mounted elsewhere.
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Scratch that. Here's a better set of pics





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Do you have a write-up on your carrier? How did you make your pivot. It doesn't look like the axle spindle that most people use.
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Scratch that. Here's a better set of pics





Did you just use a piece of solid round stock for the pivot?
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Solid stock for the pivot and a tight fitting piece that goes over it. Its been carrying a 35" tire on and offroad for a few years now and zero problems. I don't have a writeup as it was thrown together at the spur of the moment. The small square tubing was actually dumped off the side of the road onto my property and I cleaned it up and have found three uses for it thus far. I'm in the works of designing another one that'll hold a small atv winch in the rear so whenever I get around to it I will do a write up on that.
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