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Spare wheel carrier
« on: January 10, 2014, 11:21:16 am »
Ronnie's first Lada in Botswana showing the spare wheel carrier


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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2014, 11:22:30 am »
This should lead to a picture showing the mounting swivel



This picture is of the same NIVA but after Ronnie had sold it

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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2014, 07:11:57 pm »
Looks very good, I have been looking for a replacement for the badly designed one I got with the Lady, Mounted on body and bumper, with a self-closing gate latch to hold it (Did not work, on a 450km trip it opened about 7 times....


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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2014, 06:56:30 am »
Hi. Have a look at the Facebook group, Reg is seeling ones that he manufactures.

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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2014, 10:36:07 am »
I don't have face book. Any idea on a price or maybe a fone number please?

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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2014, 10:42:30 am »
Copied from FB

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Spare wheel carrier price you can contact me on 071 481 1329


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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2014, 09:06:07 pm »
Hi guys

I'm thinking of making a spare wheel carrier that can be mounted on a tow hitch for a SideKick. Now I don't have a tow hitch, so I'm thinking of getting one fabricated. So please guys, I need your input and ideas on how to go about this. I'd also appreciate pictures of how tow hitches are mounted onto the Ladas.

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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2014, 10:28:34 pm »
How about copying something like this:
http://www.ladapower.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&view=productdetails&virtuemart_product_id=1244&virtuemart_category_id=55

It looks relatvely simple to copy, and then you dont need to fit a towbar?
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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2014, 06:12:38 pm »
Thanks Conrad, that's a really good design. However, I'd like to have a towbar fitted, so, if I ever have to tow anything, I have it... the other reason is, if someone had to knock into me, they'll knock into the towbar. LOL

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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #11 on: May 29, 2014, 08:22:38 am »
It's always handy to have a towbar, so it makes sense to fit one .

I modified a mitsubishi colt towbar to fit, and can honestly say it was more effort than it was worth.  If I could do it over, I  would buy a proper Niva towbar from someone who is stripping one.
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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2014, 09:11:59 am »
As far as I know Reg has one for sale.

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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2014, 09:24:03 am »
As far as I know Reg has one for sale.

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Well a towbar that is

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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2014, 10:52:23 pm »
Thanks Conrad and Steve

Conrad, can you show me a picture of how your towbar is mounted to the vehicle?

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