TeraFlex Alpha HD hinged adjustable spare tire carrier & mounting kit for 2018-UP Jeep Jl/JlU 2-Door Wrangler & 4-Door Wrangler. The Alpha HD mounting kit is designed to hold up to a 40-inch tire and securely carry it with ease over the most extreme off-road conditions. Best of all, it gives you quick access to the rear cargo area with a sturdy hinged designed that can be opened with one hand. There’s no need to worry about stress or rattles, since the Alpha HD’s hinge brackets are constructed from forged steel and the 5/8 inch hinge pins are made from cold formed high-carbon hardened steel.
• JL Wrangler (2-door)
• JL Wrangler Unlimited (4-door)
• Max Tire: 40” (when used w/ Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount)
• Wheel Pattern: NA
• The factory tailgate can only support the weight of up to a 35” spare tire and wheel combo w/out reinforcement.
• Although the Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount Kit (5×5”: # 4838910) (8×6.5”: # 4838940) will bolt to the factory tailgate, the Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier Kit (# 4838900) DOES NOT work with the OEM spare tire mount.
• REQUIRES Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier Kit and Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount Kit to support up to a 40” spare tire and wheel combo.
• A spare tire larger than 40” will interfere with the stock rear bumper.
• Tire size fitment and aftermarket bumper clearance varies by manufacturers; please confirm fitment before purchase.
• JL Wrangler Unlimited 4xe plug-in hybrid models REQUIRE Alpha Speaker Bracket Kit (# 4838290) to retain the rear speaker in the factory Pedestrian Warning System.
• REQUIRES Alpha HD 8-Lug Spare Tire Mount Adapter Kit (# 4838930) to convert from 5×5” to 8×6.5” for 8-lug wheels.
Designed to accommodate up to a 40” tire, the TeraFlex JL: Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier and Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount (NOT INCLUDED) will secure your full-size spare tire over the most extreme trails and rugged terrain. It also provides easy access to the rear cargo area in one smooth action. Using the factory tailgate hinge mounting points spreads the load of the spare tire over a larger area for maximum strength and durability. Internal gussets and bracing in the stock JL body supports the Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier and oversized tire, which eliminates all stress from the tailgate. Compared to the JK piece, the new JL: Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier spans nearly the width of the tailgate for better weight distribution. Additionally, the updated design features a one-piece, forged steel hinge that ties the top and bottom factory hinge locations together as well as additional vertical braces for increased strength. The Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier also provides additional mounting points for off-road accessories such as a recovery jack and fluid containers. The adjustable Tire Carrier is constructed from strong and lightweight 6061-T6 extruded aluminum. Although the Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount can be used alone, it has been designed to be installed in conjunction with the Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier. The Tire Mount can support the additional weight of a full-size spare tire by securely mounting the tire to the Tire Carrier and tailgate.
• Max Tire: 40” (w/ Alpha HD Adjustable Spare Tire Mount — REQUIRED)
• Wheel Pattern: NA
• Innovative and unique design w/ easy adjustability
• Maintains single-handed entry to the rear cargo area
• Works w/ OEM and most aftermarket bumpers
• Simple installation using common hand tools
• No drilling required — uses factory mounting locations
• Dedicated CAD-designed tooling and CAE design
• FEA validation, ASTM, and SAE testing procedures
• 1,000-hour extreme salt spray testing
• OEM Quality UV resistant powder coat finish w/ 3,000-hour accelerated weather testing
Alpha HD Hinged Spare Tire Carrier Kit:
• Eliminates tailgate stress and rattles
• Factory form fitting geometry and finish for an OEM appearance
• Threaded mounting holes for mounting accessories such as Hi-Lift and CB antennae brackets
• Hinged Carrier constructed from strong and lightweight A356.2 aluminum
• Heavy-duty forged steel brackets and mid-carbon hardened steel 5/8” hinge pins
• 14,000-cycle severe duty slam testing