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lowering spare tire

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by dunwur, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. Sep 1, 2013 at 7:48 PM

    dunwur [OP] Active Member

    Jul 23, 2012
    toronto Canada
    2011 tacoma sr5 4x4
    This is driving me crazy . I tried for close to an hour to lower the spare tire from under my 2011 tacoma sr5 4x4 . The crank supplied with the jack kit doesn't seem to engage the screw to lower the wheel . What am I doing wrong ? Instructions make it sound so simple . Anyone else have this problem ?...Thanks
  2. Sep 1, 2013 at 8:00 PM

    OffroadToy This ain't Dodge City, and you ain't Bill Hickok

    Sep 12, 2009
    4X4 Offroad
    snugtop, piaa, weathertech, westin, oem bed mat, trd seat covers, avs inchannel vent visors, 2" suspension lift, front diff drop, rear differential breather extension, oil filter drain hose, a/c drain hose extention & reroute, front window tint, cat theft protection plate, tailgate clamp mod, xpel headlight/foglight protecters, oem block heater, bfg 265/75R/16 a/t k/o's, cabin air rodent protection screen, rcbs illuminated 4X4 switch mod
    The thing is a pita... i'd hate to have to get to it on the side of the road at night. Like mentioned look through the hole (might even be able to see it from underneth) and look for the notch where the jack handle lines up. There's a mod on here somewhere where a member installed a section of pvc under there to help get the jack handle to the sweet spot.

    Edit- see post #1014 here... http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/technical-chat/4838-cheap-free-mods-51.html#post3571643
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2013
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