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Old 07-18-2011, 09:34 AM   #1
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Dual vertical tire carrier design

Here is the design I've been scheming up for my new tire carrier..



It will fit 2 35x12.5 tires..with a plate between them to mount a jack or haul a dirt bike when jack is removed..

I will begin fabricating mine next week and anybody interested in one please send me a pm..
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:43 PM   #2
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Nice work looks like a solid design! Local i see!
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nice, you should do a skid plate under the 2 cross bars up to the bottom of the back bar
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Nice work looks like a solid design! Local i see!
Yes sir..good old Buck town..
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Old 07-18-2011, 03:23 PM   #5
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nice, you should do a skid plate under the 2 cross bars up to the bottom of the back bar
Good idea..i might consider it on the prototype..
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thats sick! what size tires are u making it for?
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nrvm i need to read more first lol
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Looks good kinda like what I'm doin. Remember the frame tappers at the end kinda like a dove tail
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and im not sure if first gens are different, but you dont want to cut out that back cross bar (where the spare is held up) or the frame will flex like crazy. just keep it in mind. when we did mine we put it right up against that cross bar
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Looks good kinda like what I'm doin. Remember the frame tappers at the end kinda like a dove tail
Yea..i didnt have true dimensions when I drew this at the office..

The dove tail only worries me with the suspension design..
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and im not sure if first gens are different, but you dont want to cut out that back cross bar (where the spare is held up) or the frame will flex like crazy. just keep it in mind. when we did mine we put it right up against that cross bar
Already solved that problem..tow hitch acts as a crossmember and I will be adding the 2 in green..
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yeah the whole offset shackle is a pain
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Already solved that problem..tow hitch acts as a crossmember and I will be adding the 2 in green..
okay awesome! looks like you got a good design there
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yeah the whole offset shackle is a pain
The hangers distance from the axle is what I need help with..
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^I have read you need to be 52.5"s from the front hanger to the top mount for the rear shackle. Im not sure how you measure where the front hanger goes though
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^I have read you need to be 52.5"s from the front hanger to the top mount for the rear shackle. Im not sure how you measure where the front hanger goes though
After I do this rear bumper and then my front bumper again I will be doing my lt rear suspension...so i'll report my finding when I get to it..
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^I have read you need to be 52.5"s from the front hanger to the top mount for the rear shackle. Im not sure how you measure where the front hanger goes though
that's the majic number for us cool people... unless a 2nd gen runs the shackle over the frame and not off set to the side, i'll bet the majic number for 2nd gens is different...
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I always liked this design. may be interested in this in the future. nice work man
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A little update..design has become a bit more custom..

Should be done by friday!!
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woot! nice!
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