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wanted 2door jimmy swingaway tire carrier

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by dirtydolladanny, Feb 11, 2013.

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  1. dirtydolladanny

    dirtydolladanny New Member

    Just bought a 4x4 jimmy looking for a stock swingaway tire carrier for the rear.

    Palmbeach county, fl
     
  2. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    I think Valley used to make a nice aftermarket one...
     
  3. SurrealOne

    SurrealOne Former Member ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Welcome! :great:
     
  4. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Epic Member Staff Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    What year and is it S-15 or FS.
    I know from experience on an S-10/S-15 if it didnt come from the factory equipped with a tire carrier you can retrofit a factory one on without possibly screwing up the structure around the tailgate. Theres a couple structural braces that are in the way of the bolts and fasteners that go inside the quarter panel. The fasteners were captured by tack welds when the vehicle was manufactured and it's almost impossible to get up in there to get them in the correct place.
    In the long run you'll be better off with an aftermarket one.
     
  5. donyms

    donyms Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Welcome to the club Danny, it's good to have you here. :glasses:
     
  6. retired2001

    retired2001 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    Welcome to the G M T C !
     

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