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Lower Spare with Tailgate Down?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by brp, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. Apr 6, 2011 at 7:54 PM
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    brp

    brp [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am going to be getting a camper for my Taco. I will have the tailgate on with the camper sitting in the bed. I won't be able to drop the spare down the normal way with this setup. So, anybody know a way to drop the spare with the tailgate down on a 2nd gen? Thanks
     
  2. Apr 6, 2011 at 8:31 PM
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    ruslanus

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    You could get down under the truck and rotate that thingy with out using the extension tool. It's just a U-shaped connector. I'm not sure I'm making sense here, but if you get under the truck and look, it will make sense.

    P.S. I was actually thinking of connecting a little motor to the lowering mechanism that way I can lower the spare with a push of a button. But considering the amount of times I will actually have to drop the spare, I couldn't justify to spend any money on that mod. But in your case it could be worth the effort :)
     
  3. Apr 6, 2011 at 8:32 PM
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    ktmrider

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    yeah you can do it with a screw driver, its just like a [​IMG] and you just have to turn it
     
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