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Smittybilt SRC Classic Tire Carrier Only - Textured Black (87-06 Jeep Wrangler YJ & TJ)

Item J17667
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      Review & Installation Video

      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation


      • Spare Tire Carrier
      • Heavy Duty 1/4 Inch Steel
      • Electro-Coat Undercoat, 2-Stage Black Textured Powder Coat
      • 68 Pounds
      • 36 Inch Tire Maximum
      • Carries Large Spare Tires
      • 5 Year Limited Warranty
      • For Use with Smittybilt Bumper J17662
      • Works with 1987-2006 YJ and TJ Wranglers


      Tough Tire Carrier. Prepare for a flat anywhere you are with this Smittybilt SRC Classic tire carrier. The carrier is designed to fit on the rear of your Jeep and hold up to a large-sized tire capably. It's made from tough steel and designed to offer strength without too much weight.

      Heavy Duty Design. This Smittybilt SRC Classic tire carrier is made to fit up to a 36 inch diameter tire. It has a three-pointing mounting system with heavy duty latch mechanisms for a good firm hold. The hinge on the unit features a custom grease fitting for smooth operation over time.

      Steel Bars. This carrier is made from 1/4" steel bars welded into a lightweight frame designed for a good secure hold. They're covered with a textured black powder coat for durability and weather resistance.

      Rapid Installation. This tire carrier can be installed in less than an hour with ease. It locks onto your Jeep using the included hardware for simplicity.

      5 Year Limited. This carrier features a five-year limited warranty for long-lasting protection.

      Application. This SRC classic tire carrier fits Smittybilt's SRC bumper (item J17662; sold separately) on all 1987 – 2006 YJ and TJ Wranglers, and carries up to 36 inch tires.

      Fitment: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Details

      MPN# 76651-02

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


      Customer Reviews (14)

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      Ratings Summary

      4.2 out of 5 overall rating from 14 customers

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      • December 22, 2019

        1 1995 Wrangler - Redfrog

        when do I get the rest of the parts to mount it.

        It would nice to get the parts that are missing to mount the spare tire carrier, that would be the bumper and the bolts that is in the picture of the add. I think I will like it if I get rest of the parts so I can mount the spare tire carrier. It is hard to rate with out all the parts

        Helpful (1)
      • August 03, 2019

        5 2005 Rubicon - TEvans Installation Time: Afternoon

        Smittybilt SCR Classic Tire Carrier

        I shopped and researched to find a rear bumper tire carrier combo for my TJ and choose Smittybilt SRC. I wanted a narrow tow rated bumper and one that wasn’t going to rattle constantly, Smittybilt added a rubber bumper like what is on the Jeep to snug up the spare tire to the tailgate which took care of the issues that was on the earlier model.The bumper combo is HeavyDuty well made and has a nice coating. I would rate it in my opinion as top in the class for the price range

        Helpful (1)
      • January 16, 2019

        5 1997 Wrangler - GregoryE Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Works well

        Already had the bumper this was a no brainer - centered the tire up easy to install

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      • January 08, 2019

        4 2004 Wrangler - BobB

        Smittybilt SRC wirh tire carrier

        Not all the instructions were straight forward about where the bolts Go . Also, bolts were zinc plated. Not rrally rated for outdoor use. Listed 5 lock nuts but only supplied 3 and 2 lock washers. Need two wrenches to tighten the bolts on the tire carrier. Had they been carriage bolts only one wrench would be needed. Also, beware of aftermarket hinges on the tailgate. Most will be a problem because on the hinge pin location. Pleased with the final outcome even though the install was more problematic.

        Helpful (3)
      • November 30, 2018

        1 1999 Wrangler - J Installation Time: Afternoon

        Do not buy

        It looks good but makes a ton of noise when driving. Also you have to drop the gas tank to install on a TJ and drill holes. The release to open the tire carrier sticks and is hard to open sometimes. I would shop for other tire carriers before I would buy this one.

        Helpful (7)
      • October 14, 2018

        5 2005 Wrangler Unlimited - Jackson Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Solid Product

        The tire carrier was a really solid purchase. Coating holds up well and the carrier is strong enough, yet thin enough to keep the back of my jeep looking clean. I really like how tough it is; even with a larger wheel and tire, theres no doubt it's durable tire carrier.

        Helpful (4)
      • October 04, 2018

        5 1993 Wrangler - Andrew Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Love it!!

        Absolutely love it! Works exactly as described. The instructions could be a little better but once you figure it out it works perfectly

        Helpful (4)
      • March 21, 2018

        4 2004 Wrangler - JohnE Installation Time: Afternoon

        Good carrier for the money

        The tire carrier and bumper go together well. The c clip requires a special tool to install. Good adjustment on the carrier for large tires. It rattles a little.

        Helpful (6)
      • January 28, 2018

        5 1999 Wrangler - ClayG

        Good product

        Really like this tire carrier, the instructions are iffy but the product works really well when installed and doesn't rattle if you install the rubber bump stop.

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      • September 20, 2017

        5 2004 Wrangler - CalebC Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Smittybilt SRC classic tire carrier

        This tire carrier and bumper combo I have had for a good little while to hold up the 5th. It looks really good. Well worth the money. If I built another jeep I would definitely go with this carrier.

        Helpful (6)

      Questions & Answers (10 answers)

      5 Top Rated Questions

      does this come with the pin and the hinge it rotates on?

      • This will include everything needed for install on your Smittybilt SRC Classic Rear Bumper. This will not work with other bumpers.

      Helpful (1)

      Is their a high lift jack mount for this?

      • Unfortunately, there is not a mount made specifically for this application.

      Helpful (0)

      Does it really require the use of that pin and cable at the latch in order to remain closed safely or is that only for pleasing the lawyers? I'm constantly in and out of the tailgate and already not attracted to the extra step of having to open the tire carrier before I can open the door, but that pin and cable looks like a pain in the butt.

      • The pin is used to secure the carrier in the closed position, with this removed the carrier can move freely while driving. The cable is there to prevent the pin from being lost.

      Helpful (0)

      What is the overall length of the bumper? I would to install on the back of a trailer.

      • This bumper would be about 50" in length.

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      Do this replace my already existing rear stock bumper?

      • The Smittybilt SRC Classic Tire Carrier Only will only the tire carrier but will require the Smittybilt SRC Classic Rear Bumper for installation which would replace your stock bumper. 

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      5 More Questions
      Can I just weld this onto my bumper or do I have to bolt it in? I can’t really see how they attach to the bumper. Thanks 1 answer
      What is the hitch rating on this bumper? 1 answer
      Can you weld D rings on this bumper? Can you hook chains to the tow recover for a trailer ? 1 answer
      Is this designed to install directly on a 2001 TJ original equipment rear bumper? 1 answer
      The picture of the smittybillt tire swing shows it swings from the left,the bumper I have has the swing on the right.will it work 1 answer

      Installation & What's in the Box

      What's in the Box

      • (1) Tire Carrier
      • Hardware

      Tech Specs

      Will It Fit My Wrangler

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