Can you post a picture of what you’re referencing? I’d like to see it.I saw an 80 series 4X4 Labs bumper that had something that I don’t know how to explain. It had a concaved dome piece under where the end of the arms meet. The tabs on the bottom of the arms that push against the stop slid over the concave piece and it helped hold the arms in place. I wish I had a picture. Would like to try the same with mine to decrease the rattle.
Dude i did the exact same thing with my tailgate and had the exact same hi lift issue. Mine is welded on there but it can't be used.
I actually ended up forgetting to do anything about it and didn't take a hi lift on my last trip. May just figure out a roof rack setup or swap to a bottle jack. Putting it inside seems a little too dangerous. That's one heavy javelin.Well, that makes me feel a bit better! I'm glad I caught it before taking it for powder. Still time to fix it. Do you just throw your high lift inside?
Yeah now that you say that, I slid the tire carrier arm all the way back as far as I could. It sits tight to the body but not tight enough that it would touch. Not that this affects your ability to get the hi lift on it, because it still doesn't work.I ended up not using the high lift mount provided. I'm not a big fan of hi-lifts for several reasons, but i was also able to slide the spare tire much closer to the tailgate without fear of the mount bouncing into the tailgate on rougher trails. i think closer to the truck puts less strain on the tire holder. maybe im overthinking it.
i just carry around the oem bottle jack and one of land cruiser phil's adapters.
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