SportGate Tire Carrier


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JL SportGate Tire Carrier

Legacy JL SportGate Tire Carrier

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Cloaked Willys

Jeep Fanatic
Install update for camera mount

  1. Install studs in plate as shown in picture
  2. Slide supplied aluminum plate over studs as shown
  3. Remove camera and wiring from camera mount
  4. Sand down the bosses protruding from the front of the factory camera mount (circled in red, there are more out of frame of the picture that needs to be sanded down as well)
  5. Route camera wiring through middle of wheel mount plate and supplied aluminum plate
  6. Slide camera mount over studs
  7. Plug camera wiring in to camera and reinstall camera
  8. Install spare tire