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  1. clrussell

    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    I put mine on the right for reasons listed below, weight distribution- near the curb when open In public- selfishly also because I’m right handed and it’s easier
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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    Those look nice
  3. clrussell

    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    Nice work! Only recommendation I have is to support the pivot point a little more. Mine has a touch of movement in it and it’s gusseted a little more than yours.
  4. clrussell

    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    Cut the basket down by 16” on the driver side. Gives me 36” inside. Also braced it a little with the left over pieces. Maybe saved 2lbs, but made it more solid by welding it up. Also I hate welding thin chit with paint on it. I left my wire wheel at home. Also a side pic to see the hatch...
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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    Added a quick, cheap, light shelf solution. Thanks @TeCKis300 for the inspiration Harbor freight receiver carrier. On another receiver tube so I can use it when I want it. Total cost less than $100 and less than an hour of my time. I might cut it down on the driver side, I don’t need the full...
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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    I figured out an attachment I need for my hub receiver.. This worked for today though.
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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    I removed it. I supported the cover under it.
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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    Finally had time to wire up my license plate light. This is “finished” for now. Until I build a shelf over the tire.
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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    Yes bearings in the spindle. This kit 1410050-Swing Out Tire Carrier Hinge Assembly - https://www.4xinnovations.com/Swing-Out-Tire-Carrier-Hinge-Assembly_p_109.html Regarding the above question on the propane mounted on the swing out. It’s a chance I’m willing to take I guess. I don’t have...
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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    Cleaned up and in daily mode.
  11. clrussell

    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    Added my transport straps today. You can see the locking pin and latch assy better.
  12. clrussell

    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    It’ll get moved down to the lower bar of the swing out with a light.
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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    Actually it’s hard to see it but the tire pulls tight against the bar the last 1/4” of the wheel studs. I was hoping to haunt some rigidity for the same reason you say.
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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    It pins open with a spring pin. Latches closed with the turn buckle style Latch. Same thing every one uses.
  15. clrussell

    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    Last couple, still have to move the plate and plan to build a shelf above the tire
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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

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    Swing away tire carrier with stock bumper.

    This weekends project was to build a simple, lightweight spare tire carrier that doesn’t require a full bumper. One of my friends has a very similar swing out on his 100 he built a while back. However I wanted to detail it out as a help for others to build their own. There’s a lot of people...
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