Written by: Mark Turnbull
There are a few things that you will do to your Jeep that will breed the need for additional upgrades. Going to a bigger more aggressive tire is a biggy. So where to mount that larger than normal full size spare? Do Not mount it on the rear back door, it's only designed to hold the weight of stock spare and maybe a few pounds more. You will eventually break the hinges and the locking mechanism, trust me! You need to move the weight from the door to the frame or rear cross member of your vehicle. See what I mean by upgrades breeding the need for additional upgrades. After shopping around you will find that tire carriers are not cheap! Most sell on average for about $700, Some sell for as much as a $1,300! Here's what we found for you:
Here's the install and some close ups:
Conclusion: This bumper/ tire carrier is made as well as if not better than any other bumper/ tire carrier on the market and costs less! This carrier is only rated for a tire no larger than 35 so keep that in mind now and for the future.
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