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Unread 02-27-2013, 07:41 AM   #1
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Hitch/ spare tire mod

I'm gettin 265/70/17s put on today and gettin a spare in a few weeks. Will it fit in the spare tire spot if I don't have a trailer hitch?

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Unread 02-27-2013, 07:53 AM   #2
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I believe it will be tight. You might even need to air it down some. worst thing possible is you get a flat put new tire on and have enough air to drive to a pump. or carry one on you.
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Unread 02-27-2013, 07:54 AM   #3
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As long as I can have enough air to get me somewhere a then ill be happy lol.
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Unread 02-27-2013, 08:01 AM   #4
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No trailer hitch = should be good to go.
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Unread 02-27-2013, 10:47 AM   #5
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That's what I was thinking, just wanted to make sure. Thanks!
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Unread 02-27-2013, 12:55 PM   #6
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No trailer hitch = should be good to go.
^^^ This - w/o a hitch it will fit easily. Full air.
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Unread 02-28-2013, 03:33 AM   #7
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Awesome thanks for the help. Now I gotta get the new tires to stop rubbing in the front
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Unread 02-28-2013, 07:52 AM   #8
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Along the lines, what is the max size tire that will fit WITH a hitch, w/out messing w/ the hitch?
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Unread 02-28-2013, 10:07 AM   #9
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Along the lines, what is the max size tire that will fit WITH a hitch, w/out messing w/ the hitch?
Around 30" diameter. I had to cut the back of the hitch, plus air down to fit a 32"
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Unread 02-28-2013, 03:47 PM   #10
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You can also use carriage bolts to replace the original bolts that hold the hitch in, this will give it an even more low profile fit
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Unread 02-28-2013, 07:48 PM   #11
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thanks!
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Unread 02-28-2013, 08:03 PM   #12
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It's really not a big deal to cut the hitch and the bolts
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