Sounds good to me. I have one from a 85 GMC Astro van that I am looking
forward to installing on my Chev 55-1st.
My 2004 Tahoe-XL has similar spare storage.
- Original Message -----
From: "mark" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2004 8:48 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] spare tire
> heres a thought for all you non-purists.
> chevy in the late 80's-90's made a spare tire carrier that had a winch
> under teh bed. you used a crank to wind the tire down and then when the
> cable was lsack-you tilt it through the hole in the rim and slide the tire
> out from under the truck.
> i know(from expierience that twhen you use the stock carrier you have to
> support teh whole thing with your body somehow to get the new tire down
> then lift teh whole thing with the flat tire back up.
> just worth ducking under a 8?-9? chevy truck to see what im talking about.
> i think 4 bolts takes it out of the trcuk adn if you want you can take the
> whole crossmember out of the donor to be bolted in your truck-after some
> cuts or brackets.
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959