I measured the distance between my rear end and my rear bumper, and
didn't have room for a (if I remember right) 33 inch diameter tire under
there. Are the spare tires supposed to be angled somehow? How tall are
the original 16 and 17 1/2 inch tires that were at least options in '58,
and would they fit under the bed? My '58 is a short Fleetside.
'58 (as I said) short Fleetside Apache
From: "Hanlon, Bill" <Bill.Hanlon@COMPAQ.com>
Subject: RE: [oletrucks] Spare tire
On the 55.2-57 the standard spare tire location was
under the rear of the bed. The side mount spare
(including the cut-out driver's side rear fender)
was an extra cost option. I'd guess that this was
the same for 58-9, but I'm not sure.
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