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Old 06-02-2006, 11:59 PM   #1
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Is there anything that is suppose to cover the bolt that holds down the cover over the spare tire? I noticed tonight that the backing on my carpeting is getting ripped by it.
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Bolt???? isn't yours a large black plastic wing nut?
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Bolt???? isn't yours a large black plastic wing nut?
Yes, but it screws down over the bolt holding the plastic lid in place.
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There should be a large wing nut to secure the spare tire on location. After the large plastic cover goes in place, there should be another wing nut type fastener with a large diameter (kind of flush with cover) to hold down spare tire cover. Carpet backing shouldn't get ripped.
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There should be a large wing nut to secure the spare tire on location. After the large plastic cover goes in place, there should be another wing nut type fastener with a large diameter (kind of flush with cover) to hold down spare tire cover. Carpet backing shouldn't get ripped.
Oh i see, so i have a part missing. Another thing to add to my list when i bring it in.

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You might be missing some parts.

There should be a styrofoam platfoam for the tire to sit on at the bottom of the well. The tire sits upside down with the lug side facing down.

Now there should be a plastic bucket that holds the scissor jack and handle in place. You have to spread the jack out to fit the bucket.

Now the jack (which is inside the plastic bucket) fits down inside the wheel.

Now there should be a plasic clamp that threads down on the stud to hold the jack in place. Since the jack is inside the bucket, which is inside the wheel, everything gets held very snuggly.

Now your ply-board cover goes over the wheel well.

Now a large plastic (frisby style) nut goes over the ply-board to hold it down.

Did you get all that?
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You might be missing some parts.

There should be a styrofoam platfoam for the tire to sit on at the bottom of the well. The tire sits upside down with the lug side facing down.

Now there should be a plastic bucket that holds the scissor jack and handle in place. You have to spread the jack out to fit the bucket.

Now the jack (which is inside the plastic bucket) fits down inside the wheel.

Now there should be a plasic clamp that threads down on the stud to hold the jack in place. Since the jack is inside the bucket, which is inside the wheel, everything gets held very snuggly.

Now your ply-board cover goes over the wheel well.



Now a large plastic (frisby style) nut goes over the ply-board to hold it down.

Did you get all that?
Yes but the threaded part of the bolt still protrudes threw the large frisbee style wing nut.
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Yes but the threaded part of the bolt still protrudes threw the large frisbee style wing nut.

That makes absolutely no sense if the bolt is factory issue.
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Yes but the threaded part of the bolt still protrudes threw the large frisbee style wing nut.

That makes absolutely no sense if the bolt is factory issue.
Can you get a pic?
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Can you get a pic?
Mark,

Are you asking me or the thread starter?
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