JL Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tyre Carrier Kit
Designed to accommodate up to a 40” tire, the TeraFlex JL: Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier and Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount (NOT INCLUDED) will secure your full-size spare tire over the most extreme trails and rugged terrain. It also provides easy access to the rear cargo area in one smooth action.
Using the factory tailgate hinge mounting points spreads the load of the spare tire over a larger area for maximum strength and durability. Internal gussets and bracing in the stock JL body supports the Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier and oversized tire, which eliminates all stress from the tailgate.
Compared to the JK piece, the new JL: Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier spans nearly the width of the tailgate for better weight distribution. Additionally, the updated design features a one-piece, forged steel hinge that ties the top and bottom factory hinge locations together as well as additional vertical braces for increased strength.
The Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier also provides additional mounting points for off-road accessories such as a recovery jack and fluid containers.
Although the Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount can be used alone, it has been designed to be installed in conjunction with the Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier. The Tire Mount can support the additional weight of a full-size spare tire by securely mounting the tire to the Tire Carrier and tailgate.
• Max Tire: 40” (w/ Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier)
• Max Tire: 35”/ 100 lbs. (w/out tailgate reinforcement)
• Wheel Pattern: 5x5”
• Innovative and unique design w/ easy adjustability
• Maintains single-handed entry to the rear cargo area
• Eliminates tailgate stress and rattles
• Factory form fitting geometry and finish for an OEM appearance
• Threaded mounting holes for mounting accessories such as Hi-Lift and CB antennae brackets
• Hinged Carrier constructed from strong and lightweight A356.2 aluminum
• Heavy-duty forged steel brackets and mid-carbon hardened steel 5/8” hinge pins
• Works w/ OEM and most aftermarket bumpers
• Simple installation using common hand tools
• No drilling required — uses factory mounting locations
• Dedicated CAD-designed tooling and CAE design
• FEA validation, ASTM, and SAE testing procedures
• 14,000-cycle severe duty slam testing
• 1,000-hour extreme salt spray testing
• OEM Quality UV resistant powder coat finish w/ 3,000-hour accelerated weather testing
• Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier
• All necessary hardware
VEHICLE FITMENT INFO
• JL Wrangler (2-door)
• JL Wrangler Unlimited (4-door)
• Max Tire: 40” (when used w/ Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier)
• Max Tire: 35” (when used w/out tailgate reinforcement)
• Wheel Pattern: 5x5”
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