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Old 06-25-2016, 06:35 AM   #11
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I can testify to the weight and difficulty in dropping and stowing the spare on my Sunseeker. When I updated my tires 5 years ago the husky young guy was able to lower the spare by himself. When it came to stow the new spare tire it took 2 of us to take care of things. The tire shop manager did his Mr Universe he-man bench press thing while I spun the nut on the stud.
When I blew the right inside dual in April the roadside tech and I lowered the spare and put the bad tire back up without much trouble. Like said above the chain is looped around the frame on the motorhome and through the hand holes in the rim.
Why in the World would "they/you" not use a "Cable Lift" on a spare like a P/U truck?? Lifting a spare from the ground Under a RV "NO WAY"! Youroo!! And yes you can place a "Safety Chain" around it! Pic of our spare cable lifted into the frame of our RV!
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Old 06-25-2016, 01:38 PM   #12
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Here is how our chain is connected.
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Old 06-25-2016, 09:30 PM   #13
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Old 06-25-2016, 09:45 PM   #14
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Here is how our chain is connected.
Who ever designed that clusterf#$@?

I would sure hate to have to crawl under there along the road, while its raining, and try and get the spare down.

Youroo called it, mod one of these up under there.

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Old 06-25-2016, 10:22 PM   #15
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Who ever designed that clusterf#$@?

I would sure hate to have to crawl under there along the road, while its raining, and try and get the spare down.

Youroo called it, mod one of these up under there.

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Ford? Forest River? Its under the extended frame!!!

I have the spare its the "tow truck" guy who is going to do the rest not me.
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Old 06-26-2016, 06:18 AM   #16
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Old 06-27-2016, 06:32 PM   #17
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Why in the World would "they/you" not use a "Cable Lift" on a spare like a P/U truck?? Lifting a spare from the ground Under a RV "NO WAY"! Youroo!! And yes you can place a "Safety Chain" around it! Pic of our spare cable lifted into the frame of our RV!

Agreed. I bought a new takeout Econoline 450 spare tire cable lift on Ebay and installed it on my Sunseeker. About $60 and included the jack, crank handle which is used for the winch/jack, and lug wrench. Some box truck conversions don't use them and then sell them on Ebay.
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Why in the World would "they/you" not use a "Cable Lift" on a spare like a P/U truck?? Lifting a spare from the ground Under a RV "NO WAY"! Youroo!! And yes you can place a "Safety Chain" around it! Pic of our spare cable lifted into the frame of our RV!
Thats a good question,our cherokee 315wp came with one.
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