BLACK MAX SERIES - MAXIMUM SECURITY
SPARE TIRE THEFT PROTECTION
Lower spare tire for access to the winch mechanism mounted above the frame cross-member. Locate the threaded ends of the two winch mechanism mounting bolts which extend down through the frame cross-member. Install U-bracket over the threaded end of mounting bolt to the left forward side of the winch cable. Position the U-bracket with the open sides parallel to the frame rails, as pictured. Use the provided 10mm locknut to install U-bracket.
STEP TWO Install the lock bar through the holes in both legs of the U-bracket, with the groove end facing toward the rear of the vehicle. Place the crimp-ring retainer in the groove and crimp closed with pliers.
STEP THREE Raise the spare tire while guiding the lower end of lock bar through the lug hole least obstructed by the winch cable retaining plate in the center of the wheel. The lock bar must remain vertical as the spare tire is raised to the full up/stored position.
SPECIAL BLACK MAX LOCKING INSTRUCTIONS: (1) Remove the key from the lock cylinder.(2) Place the Black Max lock assembly over the end of the locking bar with the bar cover/seal end up. (3)Slide the lock assembly upward until the cover/seal is compressed against the tapered surface of the lug hole. (4)Press in on the "Push To Lock" button with the lock assembly still held firmly against the wheel, to engage the deadbolt lock mechanism with the groove in the locking bar.