Author Topic: 33" spare tire fit in rear?  (Read 1347 times)


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33" spare tire fit in rear?
« on: May 14, 2018, 02:50:43 PM »
I searched and searched and can't find any info I want to mount a 285 75 16 on my rear at the spare tire anybody  know how to do this


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Re: 33" spare tire fit in rear?
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2018, 04:00:20 PM »
I think it fits, you'll just be unable to run the cover.
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Re: 33" spare tire fit in rear?
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2018, 12:16:20 PM »
You'll need to add some metal spacers drilled to accommodate the bolts -- otherwise it will hit the bumper. See attached photo. Not using mine anymore since I downsized to 265/75/16 from 285s.

On a related note, the PO of my truck made this mod so I have never seen the way a spare normally attaches to the stock tire carrier. Can someone snap a photo and share it here, please?