Spare Tire Location

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gearling
Posts: 55
Joined: October 30th, 2015, 6:59 am
Body Type: AA
Model Year: 1929

Spare Tire Location

Post by gearling » October 23rd, 2017, 11:27 am

It's really tempting to put side mount spares on my truck just because I like the look, but I'm at odds with myself to cut on it order to modify it. I'm trying to come up with a way to incorporate them into the flatbed so they'll look 'authentic'. Since I have to refit the bed to the truck, modifying the bed wouldn't go too much against my grain of maintaining 'originality',
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KimVanOrder
Posts: 451
Joined: August 11th, 2013, 4:25 pm
Body Type: 82-A Platform
Model Year: 1928
Location: Hamilton, Mich.

Re: Spare Tire Location

Post by KimVanOrder » October 23rd, 2017, 4:52 pm

Put it up under the back of the bed where they go originally. Get the hanger and bolt it on. Original and looks appropriate.
KVO
Dec. '28 AA

Hayslip
Posts: 181
Joined: February 26th, 2007, 6:20 am
Model Year: 1930

Re: Spare Tire Location

Post by Hayslip » October 23rd, 2017, 5:14 pm

DPLA (Digital Library of America) Check out Pender Grocery Delivery Truck. Interesting side mount on an early AA.
Hayslip

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