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SPARE TIRE SAVER
STANDARD SERIES - BLACK MAX SERIES

SPARE TIRE THEFT PROTECTION

FORD
F-150/250 PICKUPS
1996-2003


INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS


STEP ONE Lower spare tire for access to the winch mechanism mounted above the frame cross-member. Locate the two hex head mounting bolts that attach the winch mechanism to the frame cross-member. Remove the mounting bolt located on the right side of the opening under the winch mechanism. Reuse the existing mounting bolt with the provided flat washer to install the U-bracket. Position the U-bracket as shown in the picture.

STEP TWO Install the lock bar through the holes in both legs of the U-bracket, with the grooved 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 spare tire is returned to the full up/stored position.

This Lock Is Designed To Install With The Spare Tire In The Orignal Factory Position, Valve Stem Up.

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.

BLACK MAX SERIES LOCKING INSTRUCTIONS: (1) Remove the key from the lock cylinder.(2) Place the Black Max lock assembly over the end of the lock bar with the bar cover/seal end up. (3)Slide the lock assembly upward until the cover/seal makes contact with the tapered surface of the lug hole. (4)Press in on the "Push To Lock" button with the lock assembly still against the surface of the wheel, to engage the deadbolt lock mechanism with the groove in the locking bar.

RECORD KEY CODE NUMBER FOR FUTURE REFERENCE


Lubricate Grease Fitting Once A Year To Validate LIMITED LIFETIME CORROSION WARRANTY
DO NOT Use Lithium Base Lubricants

UNITED STATES PATENTS
4794771 - D399122 - 6505488

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