Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier & Adjustable Spare Tire Mount Kit - 5x5" Bolt Pattern
Designed to accommodate up to a 40” tire, the TeraFlex JL: Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier and Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount will secure your full-size spare tire over the most extreme trails and rugged terrain. It also provides easy access to the rear cargo area in one smooth action. Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier: Using the factory tailgate hinge mounting points spreads the load of the spare tire over a larger area for maximum strength and durability. Internal gussets and bracing in the stock JL body supports the Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier and oversized tire, which eliminates all stress from the tailgate. Compared to the JK piece, the new JL: Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier spans nearly the width of the tailgate for better weight distribution. Additionally, the updated design features a one-piece, forged steel hinge that ties the top and bottom factory hinge locations together as well as additional vertical braces for increased strength. The Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier also provides additional mounting points for off-road accessories such as a recovery jack and fluid containers. The adjustable Tire Carrier is constructed from strong and lightweight 6061-T6 extruded aluminum. Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount: Although the Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount can be used alone, it has been designed to be installed in conjunction with the Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier. The Tire Mount can support the additional weight of a full-size spare tire by securely mounting the tire to the Tire Carrier and tailgate. Complete adjustability includes vertical as well as fore and aft adjustments. The Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount Kit includes a quick-release 3rd Brake Light Mount and billet aluminum Rearview Camera Mount. The heavily gusseted Tire Mount is formed and welded from CNC laser cut steel for superior strength.
Fits the following applications:
'18-'22 Jeep Wrangler JL 2 Door
'18-'22 Jeep Wrangler JLU Unlimited 4 Door
Part #: 4838920
Features & Benefits:
• Max Tire: 40” (w/ Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier)
• Max Tire: 35”/ 100 lbs. (w/out tailgate reinforcement)
• Wheel Pattern: 5x5” • Innovative and unique design w/ easy adjustability
• Maintains single-handed entry to the rear cargo area
• Works w/ OEM and most aftermarket bumpers
• Simple installation using common hand tools
• No drilling required — uses factory mounting locations
• Dedicated CAD-designed tooling and CAE design
• FEA validation, ASTM, and SAE testing procedures
• 1,000-hour extreme salt spray testing
• OEM Quality UV resistant powder coat finish w/ 3,000-hour accelerated weather testing
Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier Kit:
• Eliminates tailgate stress and rattles
• Factory form fitting geometry and finish for an OEM appearance
• Threaded mounting holes for mounting accessories such as Hi-Lift and CB antennae brackets
• Hinged Carrier constructed from strong and lightweight A356.2 aluminum
• Heavy-duty forged steel brackets and mid-carbon hardened steel 5/8” hinge pins
• 14,000-cycle severe duty slam testing Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount Kit:
• Easy fore/aft and height adjustments
• Relocates 3rd brake light from behind tailgate to behind spare tire
• Includes new quick-release 3rd Brake Light Mount
• Includes new hard-anodized billet aluminum Rearview Camera Mount
• Spare Tire Mount is formed and welded from CNC laser cut steel for superior strength
• Adjuster made from strong and lightweight 6061-T6 extruded aluminum
• The factory tailgate can only support the weight of up to a 35” spare tire and wheel combo w/out reinforcement. The Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier (# 4838900 – INCLUDED) or other tailgate reinforcement and Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount (# 4838910 – INCLUDED) are required to support up to a 40” spare tire and wheel combo.
• A spare tire larger than 40” will interfere with the stock rear bumper.
• Tire size fitment and aftermarket bumper clearance varies by manufacturers; please confirm fitment before purchase.
• Requires Alpha HD 8-Lug Spare Tire Mount Adapter Plate Kit (# 4838930 – NOT INCLUDED) to convert from 5x5” to 8x6.5” for 8-lug wheels.