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Request to fabricators for custom tire carrier

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by memario1214, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Jan 12, 2012 at 8:12 PM
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    memario1214

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    I am looking for a tire carrier that I can use with my roll up tonneau cover. I want this carrier to also be up at ~45 degree angle when the tonneau is rolled up because tire carriers like that just look BA. It of course would then have to lay down when the tonneau cover is down. Any help here is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Jan 12, 2012 at 8:20 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    When the tire is up, do you want it sitting at a slope toward the cab, with the outside of the rim facing up at a 45 degree angle

    or

    do you want it sitting straight up like it is when it is on your truck?
     
  3. Jan 12, 2012 at 8:33 PM
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    I would like the tire to sit up at a 45 deg angle.
     
  4. Jan 12, 2012 at 8:36 PM
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    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Have it built with a brace under the tire holder, that holds it up where you want it, with a quick release so the brace folds down, and you can sit the tire straight down on the bed so the cover can go over. Pretty simple concept.

    I would build it for you if I was closer.
     
  5. Jan 12, 2012 at 8:36 PM
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    i could build you one no problem, but shipping would give you a heart attack from florida.

    bump
     
  6. Jan 12, 2012 at 8:39 PM
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    Yeah, that's what I was thinking too... I just didn't know exactly what would be required.

    Thanks man

    I may be thinking that this is more difficult than it really is
     
  7. Jan 12, 2012 at 8:44 PM
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    I can draw something up for you, if I have time. It is actually a very simple design.

    Same thing about the shipping. Unless you get someone to build you one that comes in pieces that just bolts together or something? I'll try to get something drawn up for you.
     
  8. Jan 12, 2012 at 8:45 PM
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    it shouldn't be too hard to design and build. it's just finding someone local to build it for you.
     
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    Been a while since this thread has been posted in, but did anything ever come of this?
     
  10. Mar 12, 2013 at 9:45 PM
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    Nothing yet, but I have a good fabricator buddy that can do some work soon... I plan to revisit this idea in the next couple months.
     
  11. Mar 12, 2013 at 10:04 PM
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    Not sure if they will or not but CBI offroad is located in Idaho, maybe they can build something for you. They do have some great stuff. Just a thought.
     
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