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Spare Tire Carrier-Prerunner Style

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by dysfunctnlretard, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. Nov 12, 2009 at 9:52 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    http://www.tiregate.com/prerunner_0.shtml

    Ive seen a few threads on here about carriers but none seem to provide a definitive answer. DOes anyone know of a carrier like this one ^ that doesnt cost $700?
     
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  2. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:14 PM
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    swing out, nope...

    fixed, you are better off having one fabricated on the truck...

    i dont recall seeing any trucks whooping it up in the desert with that on the back...

    i have seen a couple full sizes rockin those at Barstow, but they are typically just cruising up and down the fire roads, not bashing, so not sure how durable they are over time...
     
  3. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:19 PM
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    i was told by one of there reps that it can withstand 20G... im assuming pounds maybe but not to sure.... but he said if your gonna go that hard u should worry more about the truck than anything else....
     
  4. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:25 PM
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    words of wisdom right there...

    if planning to use the truck for prerunning, invest in the rest of the truck instead...

    although, $700 is a pretty good price for the bling factor...
     
  5. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:34 PM
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    sandman427

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    true... it looks good... i just like it cuz u can reverse it and still utilize the bed... i still have a good time with it but not as hard as yall lol... this is my only method of transportation and if i f@#$% it up my ass is screwed...
     
  6. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:36 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    Well Im just looking for a way to mount a spare tire in the bed without spending a grip of cash. I agree that for $700, I might as well get a leaf pack and some shocks, which serve a much better purpose than making my spare look cute.
     
  7. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:38 PM
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    i agree haha... but im deff in the same boat u are right now...but im not to fond of having the tire under the truck in the first place thats whats bugging me...
     
  8. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:41 PM
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    try and see if a local shop will make one for ya will be alot cheaper are you looking for somthing to swing?
     
  9. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:42 PM
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    No, Id actually prefer it not to swing. I dont wanna see my spare next to my window while Im flooring it in the desert. lol.

    Not sure if I want it in bed though or out
     
  10. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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    now thats understandable... i know a couple of people who have it... and they have had "fun" with it and havent come into any problem ... but i do get your point tho it makes sense...
     
  11. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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    you saw bajamoons tire carrier pretty nice. thats something i want
     
  12. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:46 PM
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    u talking about the one thats all the way in the bed closer to the cab right..??
     
  13. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:48 PM
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  14. Nov 12, 2009 at 10:55 PM
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    where in so cal are u... if i may ask...??
     
  15. Nov 13, 2009 at 12:00 PM
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    right on... My cousin goes to UC Irvine maybe the next time ill go out there ill check it out...
     
  16. Nov 13, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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  17. Nov 13, 2009 at 12:13 PM
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    damn. How much do you think itll cost to get a shop to fab me up one? If its too much maybe Ill just offer this guy xxxx for it and get a good deal on it.
     
  18. Nov 13, 2009 at 12:17 PM
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    i used to have one of those on my truck.. sold it awhile back and have something similar but even better on there now.

    over all the tiregate did its job. it held the spare and didnt vibrate much, however it was a PITA to open and close. as soon as you pulled it open it drooped down from the weight of the tire and the poor hinges they use. so then when you went to close it you have to pick it up to get it lined back up.
     
  19. Nov 13, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    damn it im too slow... haha... y is he selling it.... he was saying something that his truck was broken..??:confused:
     
  20. Nov 13, 2009 at 12:20 PM
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    yea... it does seem like a 2 man job... or do i need to hit the gym more haha...
     
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