My 58 short fleetside, had a spare mounted there.
no longer, because I installed a gas tank in that spot.
I have (I believe) the original brackets if someone wants them.
58 short fleetside
----- Original Message -----
From: Edward Miller <email@example.com>
To: Oletrucks Digest <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, November 05, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] Spare tire
> 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.
> Ed Miller
> '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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