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Custom swing out tire carrier

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by Feets001 » Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:25 pm

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My friend at Eagle Manufacturing made a really nice carrier for me. Says he feels sorryfor me so he built me this. 1 1/2" inch tubing because that's what we had.
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by Feets001 » Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:54 pm

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by ErikSS » Sun Apr 03, 2016 11:29 pm

I like it. Does the tire affect your vision much?
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by Feets001 » Mon Apr 04, 2016 3:06 am

It blocks some in the middle up close, but I can see in the blind spots. Thanks.
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by Jrgunn5150 » Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:18 pm

That's awesome lol. It doesn't look like the tire would stick up any worse than our FJ, which has about 1/3 of the rear window blocked off. Does it swing well fully loaded? What did you use for a pivot?
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by Feets001 » Wed Apr 06, 2016 4:38 am

The swing is very smooth. I bought a spindle, and bearing kit from EBay, advertised as made in America. Kit had Chinese bearings, but it was nice. Hope I never have to get the cover off because of welding I had to pound that sucker on
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