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Old 03-24-2012, 10:58 AM   #1
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Bumper and tire carrier opinions

It's got my 35's and now nowhere to put the spare. So I am looking for a rear bumper tire carrier combo. I want a quality one well built. With the ability to add fuel can carriers, hi lift mount, cb antenna mount, and trail rack if wanted. What's your favorite/opinion? Thanks.

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It's got my 35's and now nowhere to put the spare. So I am looking for a rear bumper tire carrier combo. I want a quality one well built. With the ability to add fuel can carriers, hi lift mount, cb antenna mount, and trail rack if wanted. What's your favorite/opinion? Thanks.
Well that narrows it down a tad.

Northridge4x4 Jeep Parts: JK Rear Bumpers & Tire Carriers

Hanson also makes rear bumpers that you can add trail racks, masseuses, personal valets, etc to. See here:

Hanson Offroad - High quality off-road bumpers and rocker guards for your Jeep

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Go with the poison spyder brawler one. Real quality bumper and has a really clean mount for the hi lift. Would have to make a cb mount though
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I saw a poison sounder one online haven't seen one in person. But looked really cool in pictures.
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Old 03-24-2012, 04:46 PM   #6
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It's got my 35's and now nowhere to put the spare. So I am looking for a rear bumper tire carrier combo. I want a quality one well built. With the ability to add fuel can carriers, hi lift mount, cb antenna mount, and trail rack if wanted. What's your favorite/opinion? Thanks.
I'm not sure how good they are but I'm looking at a LōD rear bumper that I'm thinking about getting.
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I have a Highrock 4X4 by Bestop. It has a highlift jack mount and CB antenna mount. there are brackets for a fire extinguisher and something else I'm not sure of (might be able to attach fuel can brackets). A couple of features I like is that it has a brake light in the middle of the wheel and it opens with the tailgate.
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Old 03-24-2012, 10:08 PM   #8
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Hitch mounted spare tire support pics...

Most 35's will fit on the stock carrier. Not the best route if it's not supported, but an option.
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Old 03-25-2012, 12:36 AM   #9
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well you can fit all that stuff on anything with customization.

here is mine... 500$ for 1/4" steel that will hold up to pretty much any size tire.

Best bumper/tire carrier for the price is the Rancho. Its 1/4", takes a beating and keeps on ticking and holds the tire great!

Rancho RS6221B - Rancho Rear Off-Road Bumper with Tire Carrier for 07-12 Jeep® Wrangler & Wrangler Unlimited JK - Quadratec

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I recently took the carrier off though an located the spare to the interior because I never used my back seat anyway and wanted to get the weight off the rear end.



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I would like to have a 2" receiver , does my factory one fit with your bumper?
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I would like to have a 2" receiver , does my factory one fit with your bumper?
I meant to direct this to JCR OFFROAD
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that's a sweet deal for 500! never seen that one before.
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Old 04-10-2012, 10:13 AM   #14
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2nd for LoD, has options for everything you listed, and 2" receiver.
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I would like to have a 2" receiver , does my factory one fit with your bumper?
The crusader series works with factory receiver.
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I plan on going with the ACE rear bumper/tire carrier option. Price is pretty good as well as a good looking setup.
ACE JK Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier
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I plan on going with the ACE rear bumper/tire carrier option. Price is pretty good as well as a good looking setup.
ACE JK Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier
it says that thing weighs 190 lbs tho that's crazy heavy

i would definitely get it if it didn't weigh that much

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