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Spare Tire Carrier Question

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by mattcobb, Nov 10, 2003.

  1. mattcobb

    mattcobb

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    Does a 1978 fj 40 spare tire carrier mount on a 1974 fj40 (w rear amb doors and hinges for spare mounted on pass side) Thanks What retros will I have / may need to do?
     
  2. dylan

    dylan

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    i believe a 78 is mounted on the drivers side
     
  3. hammerhead

    hammerhead

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    74 is on the right while the 78 is on the left. The body doesn't have the stiffeners in place to do the swap. If you add them yourself it would work. Otherwise it will rip out the sheetmetal.