Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-01-2003, 08:37 AM   #1
3 Rivet Member
 
hhuber's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 206
Images: 8
How to stow spare tire

Any suggestions as how to stow my spare tire.
There is nothing to attach it to on the trailer.
Ive seen people put it between the LP tanks and
wall. Is it attached to something or just stuck in there?
Seems it may fly off.

Thanks, Heidi
__________________

__________________
hhuber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2003, 08:53 AM   #2
Rivet Master
 
59toaster's Avatar
 
1959 22' Caravanner
Atlanta , Georgia
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 2,197
Images: 22
Some of the newer trailers have them hanging from under the tounge front of the trailer area. There was a post in the last 2-3 months about how they were not secured well and had one come loose. Somebody posted some pictures.
__________________

__________________
1959 22' Caravanner
1988 R20 454 Suburban.
Atlanta, GA
59toaster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2003, 09:33 AM   #3
2 Rivet Member
 
74SovereignInt.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 99
check out this string

I asked the same question before we left on our first trip and got some great responses. Maybe something here will work for you.

http://www.airforums.com/forum...ght=spare+tire
__________________
74SovereignInt. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2003, 09:43 AM   #4
Patriotic
 
Chuck's Avatar

 
1973 23' Safari
North of Boston , Massachusetts
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 4,533
Images: 260
There were brackets made that hang from under the front of the trailer, behind the tounge. Hard to describe, and I don't have a picture, but there is one on my trailer. It is a simple framework that is hinged on the back edge to the belly of the trailer, and latched in the front, and secured w/ a pin. this front "handle" is easily reachable from the front curbside corner of the trailer, right next to where the a-frame disappears into the skin. just remove the pin, and un-latch the gizmo, and the front drops down to the ground, allowing you to slide your spare onto the "rack". lift it up, re-latch and pin, and your spare is securely suspended under the trailer.

I don't know if you can still get one of these things anywhere....didn't see them listed on Andy's site, but perhaps he knows if they're obtainable. maybe from an RV salvage place that I see mentioned here (?)
__________________
Chuck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2003, 10:31 AM   #5
Rivet Master
Airstream Dealer
 
Inland RV Center, In's Avatar
 
Corona , California
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 16,499
Images: 1
Under the floor spare carriers are still available.

I don't know if they would fit a 67 Caravel (17'), without some modification.

Our web site parts list is a "sale list" only.
We stock over 3000 different Airstream parts.

Andy
inlandrv.com
__________________
Inland RV Center, In is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2003, 12:00 PM   #6
2 Rivet Member
 
74SovereignInt.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 99
picture of undercarriage hitch

A picture of that hitch was provided by someone in the thread that I referenced previously.

Andy, just curious, what does the hitch retail for if someone didn't want to take on the job of making one?
__________________
74SovereignInt. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2003, 12:39 PM   #7
Rivet Master
Airstream Dealer
 
Inland RV Center, In's Avatar
 
Corona , California
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 16,499
Images: 1
About $130.00 with the hardware kit.

Andy
inlandrv.com
__________________

__________________
Inland RV Center, In is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
spare tire? Chas Tires 14 07-04-2005 08:09 PM
Spare Tire Carrier Pahaska Our Community 8 08-27-2003 10:00 AM
Spare Tire? jdleezer Tires 21 07-10-2003 08:50 AM
Z71 or Z85? River Rat Tow Vehicles 7 05-09-2003 05:40 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:50 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.