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PostSubject: Re: Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y   Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y EmptySun 7 Apr 2013 - 18:29

nice fit andy ours is fitted with the standard rack its a pain
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PostSubject: Re: Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y   Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y EmptySun 7 Apr 2013 - 20:10

Top job Andy
Where did you get all the parts from? just asking in case anyone else wants to make one

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PostSubject: Re: Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y   Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y EmptySun 7 Apr 2013 - 20:17

Lifter off ebay. All steel from metal supermarket local but they're nationwide
less than £100 total including paint which is a good wedge
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andy does it lock in any way
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PostSubject: Re: Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y   Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y EmptySun 7 Apr 2013 - 20:27

You can put a padlock through the winding port to prevent inserting the shaft and the shaft is specific to the winder being 5 sided.
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Good questions BTW Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y 2846608354
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andy you should market all that as a kit
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When I've done 4,000 around France at spring bank I might ;-)
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PostSubject: Re: Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y   Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y EmptySun 7 Apr 2013 - 21:04

Does it drop it all the way to the floor or just release the pressure off it?
It might be a sealed unit but I'd protect it just in case, bit of amalgamating tape on the cable ends too Very Happy

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Of course it has to drop to the floor or you'd never lift it.
The winder and cable are fine no need for any additions
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Of course it has to drop to the floor or you'd never lift it.
The winder and cable are fine no need for any additions
I have come across wheels a lot bigger than that which you have to man handle onto the carrier some of which had cables and ratchet fitted

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PostSubject: Re: Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y   Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y EmptySun 7 Apr 2013 - 22:41

I simply drag the tyre under the van using an old curtain, hook it up and wind it . Sorted
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2 brush handles were always in my breakdown van for the 265/75/R22.5's Smile

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Haa but you can't lay on brush handles ;-)
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Have done but not a bit comfy affraid

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PostSubject: Re: Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y   Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y EmptySat 13 Apr 2013 - 13:13

I discovered a bonus which was promted by a question I was asked
Whilst dropping the wheel today to extend the hot water dump pipe
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It also winds back up from there too!

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PostSubject: Re: Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y   Spare wheel carrier for Alko heavy chassis D.I.Y EmptySat 13 Apr 2013 - 13:21

Nice lock andy get some insulation round them pipes
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Which pipes?
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Sorry did not read post right mised bit that said dump pipe still like lock some twst nicked mymates spare wheel when a sleep
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