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Old 03-15-2012, 01:02 AM
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what swing out tire carrier/rear bumpers do you suggest?

So i just sold my custom made 160 pound swing out tire carrier that was ripping my rear crossmember from the sheer force when going over bumps.

Well i am now looking for a new one and wanted to know your suggestions. I saw the smittybilt one on a friends yj today and looks really study and not too heavy but heard they are known to rattle a bit.

I really like the look of the fold down tire carrier that i think gen right makes and seems like it takes a lot of pressure off a spindle on one side of the bumper.

i am on a bit of a budget so warn is out of my range.

thanks for any insight!!
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I'm happy with my smittybilt. I have a 35x14.50 swamped in it. And yea it did rattle. Just use the supplied bump stop and it will be gone. Hocky pics work too. It was a PITA to install. You pretty much have to drop the fuel tank.

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thanks for the reply. yeah i think that is what i am going to go for!
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Same here, planning on ordering the Smittybuilt SRC series rear bumper with the swing out tire carrier for mine.
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