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Rear bumper with tire carrier

Who makes a rear bumper with swing away spare carrier? I'm looking for pics and ideas. Since mine is melted figured why not upgrade.
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Look at Tactical Armor Group. That is what I have, his design is big but I like it anyway. Good luck on making your choice.
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Look at Tactical Armor Group. That is what I have, his design is big but I like it anyway. Good luck on making your choice.
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Why do all bumper/tire carrier manufacturers put the tire right in your "over shoulder" view?.

That creates a really bad blind spot if you need to maneuver quickly. It would be just as easy to put in on the drivers side and much safer.

I have noticed the XJ tire carriers are the same way.
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Why do all bumper/tire carrier manufacturers put the tire right in your "over shoulder" view?.

That creates a really bad blind spot if you need to maneuver quickly. It would be just as easy to put in on the drivers side and much safer.

I have noticed the XJ tire carriers are the same way.
A lot of Commanders have a backup camera on the driver's side of the liftgate. I'm sure they could switch that around for you if you wanted. I don't think it would be that much of a problem. Don't know why the others do it.

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Can I ask how much you payed? Im really hoping they can center the tire carrier
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Can I ask how much you payed? Im really hoping they can center the tire carrier
I don't have the bumper but it lists for $675.

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That's it. I'll have to get with them.
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