YotaTech Forums  

Go Back   YotaTech Forums > Toyota SUV & Truck Tech > 95.5-2004 Tacomas & 96-2002 4Runners
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


95.5-2004 Tacomas & 96-2002 4Runners 4th gen pickups and 3rd gen 4Runners

Welcome to Yotatech!
Welcome to Yotatech,

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-17-2006, 07:20 PM   #1
Registered User
Personal Sales Rating: (0)
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 20
Angry Replacing Spare tire cable

Some goon cut the cable on for my spare tire and ran off with it! Anyone know how to fix this? can i respoot the cable and make my own tire tbar thing? The deal wants $700 to fix it

1997 sr5
This ad is not displayed to registered members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Yotatech!
cancow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2006, 07:50 PM   #2
Registered User
Personal Sales Rating: (0)
 
4RUNN!N's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 175
What idiot steals a spare tire?

Ever think about a swing out tire gate? Might be a more expensive route, but it'll look good.
__________________
1997 4Runner Limited 4WD
4" Deckplate
True Flow Air Filter
Gray Wire Mod
LT265/75R16 Hankook Dynamic RF04 Tires
Lift coming soon
4RUNN!N is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2006, 10:06 PM   #3
Banned
Vendor Sales Rating: (0)
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 0
Send a message via AIM to garrett1478
watch ebay for one of these

or get it from the dealer, or a junk yard. it looks as if it just bolts on to the rear crossmember.

$700 is ridiculous.
garrett1478 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2006, 10:18 PM   #4
Registered User
Personal Sales Rating: (0)
 
4Rocker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 378
Send a message via AIM to 4Rocker
Funny this thread comes up now, I just bought one of the chain style mounts off of ebay (for $13!) to replace the one on my 84 because i had to cut one of the links to get my tire off after the rust demon deemed fit to make the original one stop working. Just get the replacement mount and bolt it on yourself, youll save a LOT of money.
__________________
84 4Runner SR5
22R, 5spd, 31" BFG ATs,custom bumpers

08 FJ Cruiser
Sandstorm, 6MT, All-Terrain Package, Rock Rails, BFG A/Ts
4Rocker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2006, 10:55 PM   #5
Contributing Member
Personal Sales Rating: (0)
 
Tanto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Smoky San Diego
Posts: 2,346
Tell the dealer to take that $700 quote and shove it. Look for the guy that has a different-looking spare tire and kindly replace it with a cinder block.

If you know someone who's good at welding, they could probably fab you something much more effective to mount your spare and cost less dinero.
__________________
"Prepare for the worst, hope for the best"

2002 Tacoma Doublecab - "TURTLE TACO" Just a bunch of bling on a truck...
Quote:
Originally Posted by deathrunner
Yeah, and my mom's still mad at you.
Tanto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2006, 10:55 PM
Yotatech
4WD Truck




Paid Advertisement
Reply

Tags
alumascape, cable, carrier, fixing, guide, issues, lift, repair, silverado, spare, tire, toyota, winch, wire, zr2

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
spare tire cable frayed! lee 95.5-2004 Tacomas & 96-2002 4Runners 3 04-30-2006 01:37 PM
spare tire carier broke and someone took my spare!!!!!! Ilovemountains 95.5-2004 Tacomas & 96-2002 4Runners 3 06-17-2004 06:00 PM
Selling spare (unused) tire and use towards purchase of new tire Bob_98SR5 Off Topic Talk 2 02-07-2004 09:37 PM
Replacing alt. to bat cable... rpeAMP 95.5-2004 Tacomas & 96-2002 4Runners 0 01-18-2003 09:15 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:58 PM.


2010 InternetBrands, Inc.