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Just talked to Hanson offroad and saw their LJ with custom rubicon suspension, PSC Steering, Exo cage to a certain extent etc etc. He showed me their rear tire swing that is a reinforced box for the stock tailgate. Just wanted to know everybody's input as it states it will hold up to a 37". Perfect for those guys running 35"s though cause the stock tire mount is to weak. I really liked it though so what do you think.
here is the link http://www.hansonoffroad.com/jk-tire-carrier-p-177.html

I really like their stubby front to if I didn't already make my own.
 

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IDK, all it does it move the weight from the door that hanges on the hinges, to the hinges but it is still on the door side. Not sure if I explained that clear? I would think it would be worth it if it strengthened the hinges somehow, like if it replaced them and tied in stronger somehow.

The problem I am having is the whole door rattles and appears to be starting to sag a tad. That is witha 35. I could only imagine a 37 plus all that extra steel hangin on the door. The carrier itself seems strong enough, only benifit I see from this is moving the tire up and raising the third brake light, there is cheaper options for that.

My verdict is $500 is a lot of cabbage for some steel that really only replaces the carrier, doesn't reinforce hinges or anything. Plus cut plastic looks a little tacky.

Just my opinion
 

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seems pointless to me. Like said before, it just puts the weight on the hinges. For another $200 I can buy a bumper and tire carrier. Not to mention, 23k miles and my gate is fine with the 35" tire.

I do like the front bumper though!
 

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Yeah you guys are probably right. Their rear bumper is cool though just exspensive but you get what you pay for. :beer:Cheers work is almost over.
 

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I have just been thinking about mounting my spare in the back floor and making a rack to put on top for now. I am running 35's
 

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I am running 35's as well. I was tired of never being able to see out the back so I removed the rear seat, made provisions to carry the spare, a cooler, toolbox, and two dry boxes. I also was able to relocate my license plate from the side/ corner and move it to the middle of the tailgate including lighting. If you have any questions- don't hesitate to ask.
 

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