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How to Install a Barricade Spare Tire Jerry Can Holder on your 1987-2017 Jeep Wrangler YJ, TJ or JK

Installation Time

10 minutes

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1. Remove spare tire.

2. Place mount adapter over the studs on the spare tire carrier.

3. Place spare back onto carrier, wheels center cap will need to be removed to allow adapter to pass through. (Image 1)

4. Tighten lug nuts holding spare in place.

5. Place tray mount onto adapter aligning slot in tray mount over weld nut in adapter.

6. Using 1/2" bolt, washer and lock washer provided attach the tray mount securely to the adapter. (Image 2 and 3) Note: the bolt can be tightened with the Jeep's lug wrench.

7. Place the tray on the tray mount and attach using the 4 flat head screws, nuts, and washers.

8. If desired, the rubber mat provided may be attached to the tray bottom by removing the backed and pressing firmly down (once attached if it is desired to remove the tray from the tray mount the mat will be destroyed to gain access to the screws).

9. A jerry or NATO can may now be placed in the tray and tied down with the provided ratchet strap. (Image 4)

10. The tray mount and tray assembly can be removed when there is no need for an extra jerry can without removing the spare by leaving the mount adapter attached. Remove the 1/2" bolt to remove the tray mount leaving adaptor held in place by the spare.

Note: It is recommended to inspect and tighten bolts periodically.

The photo below shows both a Side Mount Holder and a Spare Tire Rear Holder.