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JL: Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier Kit

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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. The adjustable Tire Carrier is constructed from strong and lightweight 6061-T6 extruded aluminum.

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.

FEATURES/BENEFITS

• 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
• 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
• 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 Kit:

• 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
• 14,000-cycle severe duty slam testing

INCLUDES

• Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier
• All necessary hardware

VEHICLE FITMENT INFO

Fits:

• JL Wrangler (2-door)
• JL Wrangler Unlimited (4-door)

Specs:

• Max Tire: 40” (when used w/ Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier)
• Max Tire: 35” (when used w/out tailgate reinforcement)
• Wheel Pattern: 5x5”

PRODUCT NOTES

• The factory tailgate can only support the weight of up to a 35” spare tire and wheel combo w/out reinforcement. The Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier (# 4838900 – INCLUDED) or other tailgate reinforcement and Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount (# 4838910 – NOT INCLUDED) are required to support up to a 40” spare tire and wheel combo.
• A spare tire larger than 40” will interfere with the stock rear bumper.
• Tire size fitment and aftermarket bumper clearance varies by manufacturers; please confirm fitment before purchase.
• Requires Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount (# 4838910 – NOT INCLUDED) and Alpha HD 8-Lug Spare Tire Mount Adapter Plate Kit (# 4838930 – NOT INCLUDED) to convert from 5x5” to 8x6.5” for 8-lug wheels.

RELATED ITEMS

• Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier Kit (# 4838900)
• Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount Kit w/ Brake Light & Camera Mounts – 5x5” (# 4838910)
• Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier & Adjustable Spare Tire Mount Kit – 5x5” (# 4838920)
• Alpha HD 8-Lug Spare Tire Mount Adapter Plate Kit – 5x5” to 8x6.5” (# 4838930)
• Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount & HD 8-Lug Adapter Plate Kit – 8x6.5” (# 4838940)
• Alpha HD Spare Tire Mount Delete Plate Kit (# 4838500)

INSTALL TIME

1 Hour


Weight:  39.5 lbs

Vehicle Type:
 
JL Wrangler
JLU Wrangler Unlimited


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