SPARE TIRE SAVER
STANDARD SERIES - BLACK MAX SERIES
SPARE TIRE THEFT PROTECTION
1500 SERIES PICKUP
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 right side of the winch cable. Position the U-bracket with the open side parallel to the side of frame cross-member, as pictured. Install the bracket using the provided locknut.
STEP TWO Install the lock bar through the holes in both legs of the U-bracket, with the grooved end facing toward the front 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.
STANDARD SERIES LOCKING INSTRUCTIONS: The PVC bar cover/seal is designed to center and hold the lock against the tapered surface of the lug hole. Hold lock inverted with the PVC cover/seal end up. Place lock over the end of the lock bar. Slide lock upward against the tapered surface of the lug hole and rotate to engage lock mechanism with the lock bar groove.