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Offline Danie

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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #15 on: May 30, 2014, 05:43:19 pm »
Hi Dheer

You could speak to Len Govender, the owner of Specialized Welding in the Sydney Road area - you probably know about him. He owns two Ladas, and one has a towbar with wheel carrier which is a bit rusted. I think  there is a good chance that he will  part ways with the towbar, or he would have no problem if you want to have a look at the towbar. If you need Len's street address, I could have a look next week. The Lada with towbar is currently at the back of Len's workshop.

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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #16 on: May 30, 2014, 06:25:01 pm »
Hi,

Ill take photos this weekend,  but basically I bolted it in place of the recovery points at the back
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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #17 on: May 30, 2014, 10:59:35 pm »
Thanks Danie. I think I know the car that you're talking about. Will check in the morning.

To Conrad: Thanks Conrad, looking forward to seeing the pics.

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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #18 on: June 01, 2014, 07:27:58 am »
I welded 2 x 8mm bolts to the back of the towbar, so that i could use the existing bumper mounts.



I also modified the existing mounting brackets for the towbar so that they bolt to the recovery points at the back of the niva



And here it is being used to help a friend move house:


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Re: Spare wheel carrier
« Reply #19 on: June 02, 2014, 12:37:25 am »
Thanks a span Conrad, I now have an idea to work with. Great help!!

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