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Old 05-30-2013, 06:07 PM   #1
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Hi all. I'm sure you get this question all the time but here goes, I'm planning to build a rear tire carrier (fold out) and am wondering what to use for a post bearing and for the latch

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Old 06-05-2013, 09:35 PM   #2
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Most of the tire carriers I've built for customers and friends I've ended up using rolled solid steel pipe that I've out in a lathe and had lips machined on the ends, then just throw some small trailer bearings and races with it. As for the latch, a 1/2 inch spring latch has alway done well for me

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Old 06-05-2013, 09:48 PM   #3
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i need to find me someone who wants to build me one down here in texas
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Old 06-07-2013, 11:33 PM   #4
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Hi all. I'm sure you get this question all the time but here goes, I'm planning to build a rear tire carrier (fold out) and am wondering what to use for a post bearing and for the latch
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Old 06-08-2013, 01:43 AM   #5
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Check my custom rack out.

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Its quite strong. Very sweet design we came up with too. Obviously more than just a tire rack tho.
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Old 06-10-2013, 05:11 PM   #6
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That rack is awesome !
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Old 06-10-2013, 06:03 PM   #7
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Yes, yes it is. Any one looking for some sweet front or rear bumpers like this one, let me know and I'll get you in touch with the right people.
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Old 06-10-2013, 07:00 PM   #8
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Sell me that rack lol
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Old 06-10-2013, 07:59 PM   #9
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That'll be 1300 plus shipping.

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