Swing out spare wheel carrier mount bit!!

Paul_Humphreys

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I did ask about these on the other forum a while ago. I am making a bumper a week on saturday and I need the bit that goes on the bumper, the bearing mount/bit.

I seem to remember that a member has one or knew where to get one. I think it was Jon or Julian? Or anyone else?

Paul
 

Gav Peter

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Julian thought he might have one a while back on TLOCUK but I don't know if he ever found it...

I am in the process of making mine at present with a plate top & bottom & two bearings in housing trapped between them on a shaft - doing it this way really because of the close cut bumper design I went for...

It'll look good when finished though (I hope ;-))

Might have a toggle clip for you if you need one Paul...
 

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Slee used to do them, don't know if they still do, not sure if any of the UK bumper fabricators would sell you one but it might be worth a try? I have banned myself from doing anything for other people now till my truck is ready for France or I might have been able to make you one.
 
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Gav Peter

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I have these kicking about Paul - not quite what I would use but maybe they could be configured to be of use...

The first one is more of a clamp... It needs a bolt in the arm that moves up & down to clamp down onto the object being held... To give you an idea of scale, its about 175mm tall in the first pic...

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I have just the one at this size but there are two that are slightly bigger :shock:

And this is the other one...

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I thought there were some others knocking about which I would have thought were more suitable but if these are of use, let me know. You can't have my staple remover though...

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Jimbo4x4

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Gav, that first pic had me a little worried until I scrolled down enough to see the whole item! :lol:

175mm you say... that makes about 7" :?


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Gav Peter

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Jimbo4x4 said:
Gav, that first pic had me a little worried until I scrolled down enough to see the whole item! :lol:

175mm you say... that makes about 7" :?

:lol: :lol:
You can have one of the bigger ones if you like Jim ;-)

BTW, thanks for the call earlier - if things progress with the 120, I'll give you a call... :D

Paul_Humphreys said:
3rd one look the best one to use, as I can always adjust it...
Drop me PM with your address & I can post or I'll drop you a sketch of the drillings - there's a few lying about so I'll doss you a couple if requied... They might be handy for trailer lids actually...

Hmmm...
 
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