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FS: 1st Gen Swing-Open Tire Carrier

Discussion in '1st Gen Tacoma Parts Marketplace (1995-2004)' started by Taco Man in HD, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. Aug 24, 2013 at 9:42 AM
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    Taco Man in HD

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    Hey TW,
    I'm selling an Offroad PreRunner-Style Tire Carrier that I made over this summer. I built this as a fun project as a beginning welder. Since my last tire-carrier build, I had a few people interested in a tire-gate style that swings open for loading the bed. :cool:

    • This replaces the tailgate and mounts using 6 of the factory holes by the taillight, so no need to drill or cut anything.
    • I only tested a 33x10.5 tire with a 15x7 4.5" backspace rim, but could fit wider tires with a longer spinner mount and any wheel will work.
    • When it swings, you have to lift it slightly to get it back into the mounts, and the hitch pins take some muscle to get in, but it's not difficult.
    • Includes all hardware, hitch pins, ORI Urethane wheel mount, and spinner mount that has red lock-on Sette bike grips.
    • Painted with Duplicolor Bed Armor Spray Bed Liner.
    • I can weld on a cb antenna/whip/light tab if interested.
    • The two gussets on the tire-gate frame are the toyota logo and a bottle opener. :cheers:
    • PM me for shipping quotes, but response may be delayed for packaging it to get a closer online estimate.
    • Payment via PayPal only.
    SOLD [​IMG]
    (wheel/tire not included)

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2015
  2. Aug 25, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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    42boxer

    42boxer Well-Known Member

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    Damn you make these so Badass and they look like amazing quality. One day I will pick on up from you:cool:
    GLWS Bump
     
  3. Aug 25, 2013 at 9:03 PM
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    cr500taco

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    Can it be flipped around to have more cargo space in the bed, like the TirGate one?

    How much does it weigh?
     
  4. Aug 26, 2013 at 1:35 AM
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    ^same questions. if its reversible id way rather buy it from you than tire gate
     
  5. Aug 26, 2013 at 8:33 AM
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    Taco Man in HD

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    Thanks!

    I haven't tried to flip it outwards, but I doubt it since it's a tight and strong fit for the hinges to swing properly.

    ..and I haven't weighed it yet, but I will tonight and let you know! :D
     
  6. Aug 26, 2013 at 6:41 PM
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    Taco Man in HD

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    Weighs in right around 40 pounds before packaging. :thumbsup:
     
  7. Aug 26, 2013 at 8:51 PM
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    I may be interested if it can be flipped around.
     
  8. Aug 27, 2013 at 7:22 PM
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    It could be done with this one with some minor modifications, but I just want to leave it as is for now.

    I'll definitely take that into consideration if I make another one soon. :thumbsup:



    bump! :D
     
  9. Aug 27, 2013 at 8:49 PM
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  10. Aug 28, 2013 at 9:39 AM
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    If you ever make one that is flush with the rear like a stock tailgate with a tire carrier id like to see it :D
     
  11. Aug 28, 2013 at 9:48 AM
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    So you're making these or selling just the one (1)?
     
  12. Aug 28, 2013 at 6:21 PM
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    PM incoming. :cool:
    I've made a few, but this one is for sale now. :D
     
  13. Aug 30, 2013 at 7:16 PM
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    bump!

    Price is OBO, so hit me with an offer if interested. :D

    The gate can be removed in under 5 mins if you need to haul anything longer than the bed, too! :thumbsup:
     
  16. Sep 25, 2013 at 6:22 PM
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    bump!
    I'll throw in this Blitzpro 3LR LED Amber Light too! It could be mounted on the tiregate if interested! :D
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  17. Sep 29, 2013 at 9:54 AM
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    bump! lowered price! :D
     
  18. Oct 10, 2013 at 11:33 PM
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    Still for sale?????
     
  19. Oct 11, 2013 at 4:24 AM
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    PM sent. :D
     
  20. Oct 11, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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    I like your idea looks good
    Glws
     
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