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Old 03-16-2014, 09:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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F-Toy Spare Tire Mount?

Now that 98% of these F-Toys are trail rigs vs. comp rigs...has anyone built a mount for a spare tire? Just curious what's worked or not.

I usually just leave it on the trailer and carry a plug kit, but I'm thinking through how to mount one for a longer trip.
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i just use co2 and plugs for trail. but once i strapped the spare to the roof. man that really raised the cog and body roll. so dont put it there
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but once i strapped the spare to the roof.
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once i strapped the spare to the roof.
It's not a Cherokee....
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It's not a Cherokee....
it was for a recovery mission. i have done it 2x. man does it handle like crap when you do that
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I've strapped one in where the backseat normally goes. It didn't seem to change any characteristics, kept COG low. It just takes up that whole area, so not a good long term solution.

I'll probably stick with keeping one on the trailer and carry plugs and a compressor.
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Now that 98% of these F-Toys are trail rigs vs. comp rigs...has anyone built a mount for a spare tire? Just curious what's worked or not.

I usually just leave it on the trailer and carry a plug kit, but I'm thinking through how to mount one for a longer trip.
also, depending on where your at and all. i have seen some people mount a smaller spare. like a skinny 33 on aluminum rim with no bead lock. its way smaller and lighter than a 37 and its enough to get you out in an emergency without taking all the room up in the back.
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also, depending on where your at and all. i have seen some people mount a smaller spare. like a skinny 33 on aluminum rim with no bead lock. its way smaller and lighter than a 37 and its enough to get you out in an emergency without taking all the room up in the back.

Ran a 34x9.5 for a spare when I ran KOH. Fit great on the ftoy. Smaller, lighter, but would keep us going should it be needed.
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