There's also a relocation bracket that extends the tire mount out and lifts the third light up. I got mine on eBay. Not sure I'd use it with a 33" tire, though...everyone I talked to said anything heavier than a 31" would cause too much strain on the tailgate hinges because of the way the tire's moved out and away from the body. It was cheap and easy to install, though. Maybe a good stopgap before buying a new mount?
I went to Lowe's and bought 3 1.5 inch PVC couplings and 1.5 inch longer bolts to raise the brake light. I also bought 4 1 inch longer bolts for the tire stops.
Then I wen to Play it Again sports and bought 4 used hockey pucks and came home, put the pucks in a drill press and mounted the puck on the tail gate with the factory bump on top of the pucks.
The 33 12.50 15 BF G TA/KO on an 8 inch alloy wheel
rests on the bumper, brake light clears the tire, and the tire is ultra snug and does not move, wiggle, or jiggle.
I used a drill press cause I have one, a hand drill would work just fine, and in a pinch a cordless screw driver might work if you used a sheet rock screw as a "drill" (or a screw that is close to the same diameter as the bolt.
I also don't think I would do this with a heavy mud tire or a steel wheel.
my 33 with alloy weighs darn near the same as the factory steel wheel and 235 75 15 BF G TA/KO that came off the jeep.
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