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Old 08-30-2013, 06:34 AM   #1
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Spare tire hood mount?

Guys, Been toying with the idea of getting an old hood & modifying to mount the spare tire (... Like the old series Land Rovers). anyone ever think about or attempt this? What do ya'll see as potential issues? ThanksMike, 95 Sahara

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Old 08-30-2013, 06:37 AM   #2
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severely limited visibility will definitely be a problem. also added heat from motor to tire will be a risk. besides that........do believe it would be kinda ugly.

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Old 08-30-2013, 06:37 AM   #3
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Could be cool. What size tire? Big tires are heavy.
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Old 08-30-2013, 06:51 AM   #4
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limited visibility plus hood will get caved in without bracing..
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Old 08-30-2013, 08:03 AM   #5
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Is your back tailgate mount broken? I have one for sale lol
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Old 08-30-2013, 08:05 AM   #6
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A tire on the hood might actually look worse than this.
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Old 08-30-2013, 08:18 AM   #7
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a tire on the hood might actually look worse than this.
wtf is that!?
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A tire on the hood might actually look worse than this.
Yo that Jeep gots mad swag dog! (Lol)
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:19 AM   #9
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A tire on the hood might actually look worse than this.
I just threw up a little.
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I just threw up a little.
X2^^ gross...
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Old 08-30-2013, 04:53 PM   #11
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when my buddy got his f250 stuck in the woods we put his spare tire on my hood i was very dangerous could'nt see anything. i'd put it on the rear fender or on the swing gate
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Old 08-30-2013, 05:30 PM   #12
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it would also make opening the hood a pain and it could become a projectile in a crash
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Old 08-30-2013, 06:55 PM   #13
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Forget the hood just get a overhead rack. and throw all your stuff up there for the expedition..

Btw that yellow rig was hilarious!
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A tire on the hood might actually look worse than this.
That's horrible.....
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Old 08-30-2013, 08:26 PM   #15
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Sounds stupid in my opinion. Do a tubular tailgate and mount the tire on that at a 45 degree angle
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Old 08-30-2013, 09:44 PM   #16
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Agree with everyone else. A spare tire mount on the hood would be a terrible idea.

But to each their own. It's your Jeep, do what you want. Just make sure you somehow brace the hood underneath or else it'll cave in.
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Old 08-31-2013, 08:53 AM   #17
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agreed,,,,,

what about a mount on your rear roll bar,s if ya want to be different,,,,i have toyed with this idea.......

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