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Old 01-10-2010, 08:44 PM
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K if i go up to 33" tires, and lets say i want a spare tire that big also, cuz im pretty sure the stock spare under the bed is a lot smaller. How big of a spare can i hang under the bed? or am i gonna have to rig up some other way to carry the spare?
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Old 01-10-2010, 08:48 PM
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depends if you have a hitch. i have a hitch and cant fit the 30" tire under there right now without it looking stupid
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Old 01-10-2010, 09:00 PM
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I do have a hitch. and i have the stock spare under there rite now. What makes it look stupid??
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Old 01-10-2010, 09:32 PM
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no spare ftw!
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Old 01-10-2010, 09:53 PM
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No spare at all?? u'll look cool on the side of the road w/ 3 wheels.. haha jus playin. u mean under the bed?
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Old 01-11-2010, 02:44 AM
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I dont think you can fit a 33" tire on any rim under there so you have to throw it in the bed

I go a 31" on a basic rim and it barely fits
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nooooo, the stock spare doesnt look stupid, my tire is too big to fit all the way up, it dangles there because my hitch prevents it from coming up
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I have a 32" in the stock area with a hitch. Alon had a 33 under his at one point.
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:25 AM
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my spare tire holder can barely hold a 225/70/15
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:38 AM
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I have a 32" in the stock area with a hitch. Alon had a 33 under his at one point.
is that the factory hitch? mines not a factory hitch and my stock spare had like .5" before it would hit the hitch
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:42 AM
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no not factory...hidden style. best pic I could find:



It sits on the frame rails so it hangs down a bit
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oo, ya mines hidden too and it hung down like that, maybe a little lower, it wasn't too far off the ground so i threw it in the bed
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Old 01-11-2010, 11:38 AM
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thanks guys that helps. Ya i wanna jus get like a used 33 for my spare. i guess i want to make some kinda spare tire rack that i can bolt in the front of my bed so the spare can be propped up a lil bit, so it kinda has that prerunner look, but the tonneu cover can still roll over it ya know? best of both worlds. i jus wanna be able to strap it down good in there
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:14 PM
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fabtech sells a bracket that bolts to the bed and uses a spin thingy to hold the tire down. then when you need room for stuff, without the tire on its practically not there.
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Old 01-11-2010, 01:17 PM
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fabtech sells a bracket that bolts to the bed and uses a spin thingy to hold the tire down. then when you need room for stuff, without the tire on its practically not there.
those angle the tire upwards, and a 33' wont fit under the tonneau lol
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