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Swing-Away Tire Carrier
Half Swing Tire Carrier Drivers side

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Our Price: $599.95

Product Code: RMW-TCSSDR01

Swing Options

Left (Driver's) Side
Right (Passenger) Side
Latch Post Style

Normal Latch Post Driver Side
Normal Latch Post Passenger Side
UK (Euro) Latch Post Left
UK (Euro) Latch Post Right Side

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Description Installation Instructions California Prop 65 Warning

The new configuration of the half swing tire carrier will accommodate a wide range of tire sizes. The Swing fully opens and locks in three different positions for hatch access. Now with an improved dampened latch for less vibration and noise, our postless design will work with all bumper styles. Black hammertone powdercoat finish for durability.

This tire mount accessory works with both the Rocky Mountain Westy Swing-Away Carrier and in conjunction with the
universal mounting plate for our Switchback Rack Carrier System. This innovative mounting system allows you to mount a wide range of spare tires to the back of your van. Our new design is extendable for use with larger size off-road tires. The photos above illustrate how to configure the hardware for the extended arrangement.

Wondering which side to get? H
ere are a couple of things to consider. This swing-away tire carrier will end up obstructing a small part of the rear window (see photos). Many people with Westys or Vans with the rear cabinets choose to mount it on the Driver's side since their view is already partially obstructed by the cabinets anyways. Another reason to mount it on the Driver's side is that if you are planning on getting one of our other swing options (such as the Swing with tray), some people like to have that Swing out on the Passenger side so that it is most convenient to access while camping since most camp stuff happens on the sliding door side. However, it is good to keep in mind that if you are on the side of the road changing a tire, and the Swing is mounted on the Driver's side, it will swing out toward the road, so you have to be a little more careful. Thus, some people choose to mount it on the Passenger side so that they have a free range of movement away from the road if they need to change the tire. Which side you choose will just depend on your personal preference.

North America (USA, Canada, and Mexico) share a common size license plate that is 12" x 6" or roughly 152.5mm x 305mm. The United Kingdom uses a rear plate that is 21" x 6," or roughly 533.5mm x 152.5mm, and the Euro license plate is 20.5" x4.5" or roughly 521mm x 114.5mm. Because of the North American license plate's discrepancy versus UK/Euro plates, we have made some latch posts to accommodate the longer plates. In the dropdown menu below, please choose the corresponding latch post for your license plate. For reference on the UK/Euro post, stand behind your van facing towards the front. For the left-hand side, order the left post and for the right-hand side, order the right post.

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A mandatory 5% restocking fee is applied to all powder coated products being returned for store credit.

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 23 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 April 12, 2021
Reviewer: Angel Marquez from Calgary, AB Canada  

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Swing away January 19, 2021
Reviewer: Mark Desimone from NC, NC United States  
There weren’t any instructions in the package. But I did locate them on line. Was very detailed.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Sweet westy bro! October 6, 2020
Reviewer: Kaven Haley from Seattle, wa  
Recently purchased a swing out spare tire carrier for my tin top vanagon. I wanted extra weight over the rear tires for better traction during my 8 day off road trip. Very easy swingout to install. All and all took about 2 hours to bolt everything up.

I’m not stoked that I didn’t get a sticker but a cookie made up for it.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
4 of 5 August 19, 2020
Reviewer: Anthony Angevine from Bend, OR United States  

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  3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
2 of 5 Disappointed August 7, 2020
Reviewer: Chris Ruel from Pendleton, IN United States  
Much to be desired here. The fitment was poor,  instructions were obviously outdated. Who mixes SAE and metric...sloppy.  Would not buy again if I was looking. I’m no spring chicken when it comes to building and fabricating either. I will say, in the end I got it altogether but it was not without modification.

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