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Spare Tire

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by MooseTX82, Aug 14, 2008.

  1. MooseTX82

    MooseTX82 [OP] Moose

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    So now that I got my tires on the truck I want a fullsize spare. I run the BFG AT 285/70/17. That wont fit under the truck where the spare is kept right? So what options do I have on getting a spare and securing its location?

    Moose
     
  2. Khaos

    Khaos Well-Known Member

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    You have several options.

    You can alter the area beneath the bed to fit your tire. There is a write up in the Write Up section on the forum on how to do this.

    You can buy a tire gate to replace your stock tailgate (see attachment).

    Or you can just leave it in your bed and tie it down with some straps to the D rings.

    Tiregate.jpg
     
  3. MooseTX82

    MooseTX82 [OP] Moose

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    what are those tiregates running these days?
     
  4. silver07taco

    silver07taco Well-Known Member

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    HIGH, I wanted one but i wasnt goin to pay what thay wanted I use to have a Fabtech in bed tire carrier but it takes up a good part of the bed.
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  5. Justin626

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    Banchi94 Well-Known Member

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    I was able to fit Nitto Terra Grapplers 285/70/17 under there without any modifications. It's a tight fit and it's about an inch or two from the top. It doesn't touch the exhaust pipe either. I do have a 3" lift, so it's no where near the ground and it actually looks pretty good.
     
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    same here. took about 15 minutes to do the mod. now my 285 75 r16 pro comp xterrain tire fits fine.
     
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