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spare tire question

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Marioso, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. Nov 24, 2008 at 8:50 PM
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    Marioso

    Marioso [OP] El Pitufo

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    2.5 FRONT LIFT, DEBADGED, TRD OFF ROAD WHEELS, RUGGED TRAILS
    i bought my truck used and it doesnt have the bar to unlock the spare. what can i do?
     
  2. Nov 24, 2008 at 8:55 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    You should be able to fab something up. It's basically about 3.5' long with a hook on the end. The hook doesn't actually "hook" in but the rounded end of it fits into a slot (yeah, I know where your minds are going) and then you turn it. I know this because I had to use it on Saturday to lower the spare. I'd get you a pic but it's a bit late. If nobody has one by tomorrow, I'll post one.
     
  3. Nov 24, 2008 at 8:57 PM
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    Marioso

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    should it have a certain design? and can i buy this part?
     
  4. Nov 24, 2008 at 8:59 PM
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    Johnson8537

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    I am sure the dealer will have one....
    I would check some junk yards...
     
  5. Nov 24, 2008 at 9:00 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    Honestly, I'd check out a local junk yard.
     
  6. Nov 24, 2008 at 9:05 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    If your owners manual is the same as mine, it's on pages 329-330.
     
  7. Nov 25, 2008 at 8:28 AM
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    CometKat

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    Check eBay motors. I picked up a spare jack for about $12.
     
  8. Nov 25, 2008 at 5:32 PM
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    k47k

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    Ive got a jack and the tools (including the one to drop the spare tire) for sale. give me a PM or email if interested.
     
  9. Nov 25, 2008 at 6:12 PM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Thor

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    What Mods!
    Is it a lock or is it the bars to unwind the tire?
     
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