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Old 05-10-2012, 08:33 PM   #1
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building a tire carrier

so my current warn tire carrier is completely screwed up. when i took my jeep to get inspected they took a torch to the hinge and the metal itself is falling apart. so i decided to try and fab one myself only question is what do i to about the hinge and the locking mechanism. what did everyone use for their home bolt ones

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Old 05-10-2012, 11:06 PM   #2
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Your best bet is to contact Gary D......PIVOT KING...THE SQUARE TUBE PIVOT AXLE he is part of our Reno4x4 group and is a great guy....

I built my own pivot... but should have gone this route and saved a TON of work....




Next thing is your latch and lock..... I did a spring lock pin called a POP PIN to hold the swing-away in place when open.



The latch... DESTACO 344 perpendicular toggle clamp. Good for 2000 lbs







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