Re: Spare Tire Carrier
Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:53 pm
Nice ideas. I replaced my factory wheels with Voxx Legras. I've got the OEM wheels for sale if anybody wants one. I'm not sure they'd be an ideal spare...
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The Altima jack fits in there:TickTock wrote:Excellent post! Thanks for sharing - definitely something I am going to pursue on my own Leaf. Have you found a scissor jack that fits in the jack storage spot behind the rear left panel?
Ultimately, it was easier to just use a purpose built hitch that allows room for the spare tire carrier.henrysunset wrote:Has anyone considered a dual-purpose kit which adds a trailer hitch and the ability to carry a spare tire beneath the car? It should be possible to attach both with a single set of bolts.
I bought one of these, and it fits.TickTock wrote:Excellent post! Thanks for sharing - definitely something I am going to pursue on my own Leaf. Have you found a scissor jack that fits in the jack storage spot behind the rear left panel?
nissan made these too, they are a factory option on the C34 Stagea and probably other models as well. never actually seen one in the wild thoughTonyWilliams wrote:Wow, and electric jack! With an electric wrench to take off the lug nuts, it might be kind of easy to remove and replace.
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My only suggestion is to fabricate your own set up. Others have tried and it's a tight squeeze. Good luck!nerys wrote:I want to mount a spare under there (I will be using a full size spare OEM alloy rim) but I ALSO want a hitch. the hitches I Have seen so far will clearly not permit a tire their at the same time.