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post #1 of 3 Old 01-24-2012, 06:52 PM Thread Starter
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homemade latch for tire carrier.

I am playing around with different latch options for my tire carrier and built this out of 2x2 and a tailgate latch from a mid 70s dodge truck, it is spring loaded,pull the knob on the back to release I was gonna weld this and a backstop to the bumper and make a a recieving slot on the arm or the carrier what do yall think? will it work?
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post #2 of 3 Old 01-24-2012, 07:31 PM
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should work fine basicly the same thing as the slam latchs that jeeptubes sells i dont know how "rattle free" they are but i guess they work fine
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post #3 of 3 Old 01-24-2012, 08:05 PM
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That pin looks too small to me to hold a tire carrier closed.
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