I am trying to install a hitch and the spare needs to be dropped. My cruiser came w/o the toolkit and subsequent attempts to acquire one has failed. The mounted hitch would shift the spare location forward, and I think if I can loosten some stuff up I could maybe do it w/o dropping the spare. Do you think it would be possible to free it a little by disassembling some of the support brackets? I see one towards the back that might give the tire some room to swing around. Letting the air out of the spare might help as well. Any toughts? Later tonight I am going to see if the kit from my friends Taco will drop the spare proper. One of those kits should be a lot easier to find.