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Spare tire

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by freeclimb10, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. Jul 4, 2010 at 12:05 PM

    freeclimb10 [OP] Active Member

    Jan 12, 2008
    Ok, so this is DEFINATLY a newbie question, and im ashamed to be asking, but how do i get my spare tire down???

  2. Jul 4, 2010 at 12:35 PM

    Killer Well-Known Member

    May 19, 2010
    Mobile, Al.
    98 4x4 TRD V6 3.4L SR5 XCab Gold with Tan Int
    19,000 Original Miles, Factory Alarm, Factory Tow Package, Low Profile UWS Black Tool Box, 20ft. of Dynamat Xtreme, Pioneer Double Din DVD 3200BT, IPod Holder, Q Form Kick Panels, 3 Pairs of MB Quart component speakers, JL Audio Stealthbox, Alpine PDX-5 amp, PIAA Foglights, WeatherTech Floor Mats, Maxxis Big Horn Mud Tires 32 x 11.5 R x 15, Wet Okole Seat Cover for 60/40 Bench, 5100's Front & Rear, Wheeler's Single Leaf AAL, Warn 8,000 Winch, Warn Transformer Brush Guard, Stebel Nautilus Compact Horn
    On my 1998, there was a silver key thingy in the glove box. Put that on the end of the rods that are stored in rear passenger seat area. Then take the rod with silver thing on the end and stick it in between the tailgate and back bumper.

    You will probally have to crawl up under the truck with a flashlight and see how it works the first time. Then, screw the rod and the tire will lower on by a wire. Once it gets down to the ground just move it to one side of the tire and pull it through the center of tire.

    Hope this helps.

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