Fulton Hi-Mount Spare Tire Carrier - Fits 4- and 5-Lug Wheels

Fulton Hi-Mount Spare Tire Carrier - Fits 4- and 5-Lug Wheels

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  • Frame Mount
  • 4-Bolt
  • 5-Bolt
  • Offset Style
  • Fulton
  • 7-3/8 Inch Lift
Mount your spare tire up and out of the way with this corrosion-resistant carrier. Features steel plate construction. Fits both 4- and 5-lug wheels and up to 3" x 4" tongues. Lowest Prices for the best spare tire carrier from Fulton. Fulton Hi-Mount Spare Tire Carrier - Fits 4- and 5-Lug Wheels part number FSTC1000301 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Fulton Spare Tire Carrier - FSTC1000301

Mount your spare tire up and out of the way with this corrosion-resistant carrier. Features steel plate construction. Fits both 4- and 5-lug wheels and up to 3" x 4" tongues.


Features:

  • Clamp-on installation - no drilling required
  • Welded, reinforced steel plate construction
  • Corrosion-resistant, zinc plating


Specs:

  • Fits both 4- and 5-lug wheels
  • Works with 4 on 4 bolt pattern and 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern with 10" diameter or larger wheels
    • Does not work with 5 on 4-3/4 bolt pattern, 5 on 5 bolt pattern or 5 on 5-1/2 bolt pattern
  • Fits trailer tongues up to 3" wide x 4" high
  • 5-1/2" rise


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Determining the Bolt Pattern

The first number in the bolt pattern is the number of bolt holes. The second number denotes the diameter, in inches, of the circle on which the bolt holes sit.


Bolt Pattern - Odd

To determine the bolt-circle diameter on wheels with an odd number of bolt holes, measure from the center of any bolt hole to the point halfway between the two bolt holes directly across from the first. (Example: "5 on 4-1/2" means 5 bolt holes with 4-1/2" measured to a point halfway between the opposite bolt holes.)


Bolt Pattern - Even

On wheels with an even number of bolt holes, measure from the center of one bolt hole to the center of the hole directly across from it. (Example: "8 on 6-1/2" means 8 bolt holes with 6-1/2" from the center of one hole to the center of another on the opposite side.)


Bolt Pattern - Side

Measuring the distance from the center of one bolt hole on the wheel to the center of a bolt hole right next to it can also help to determine the bolt pattern.

  • If D = 2-5/8", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 4-1/2"
  • If D = 2-3/4", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 4-3/4"
  • If D = 3", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 5"
  • If D = 3-1/4", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 5-1/2"


STC1000301 Fulton Hi-Mount Spare Tire Carrier






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Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Fulton Hi-Mount Spare Tire Carrier Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Fulton Hi Mount Spare Tire Carrier, part number FSTC100301. Flat tires and blow outs can happen even on trailers. That's why it's important to have a spare tire with you. Many trailers don't come with a spare tire carrier. The Fulton Hi Mount Spare Tire Carrier solves this problem for you. The hardware to mount your spare tire is included, which is nice.

You won't have to provide your own lugs.Customers on our site are wanting to know more specifics about a wheel fit. You'll want to note that it's going to work with a 4 on 4 bolt pattern, and a 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern, with a 10 inch diameter or larger wheel. It will not work with a 5 on 4-3/4 bolt pattern, or a 5 on 5 bolt pattern, or a 5 on 5-1/5 bolt pattern. It's a welded reinforced steel construction with zinc plating so it's going to be resistant to rust and corrosion. The corrosion resistance is great, especially for boat trailers, like this one here.

The angle design is going to keep your spare tire up and out of the way so you don't have to worry about ground clearance issues. The mounting plate extends out about 4-3/4 of an inch. It has a 5-1/2 inch rise.Customer Robert L. says, "It's easy to install. It is a very sturdy mount.

May have to move to the side of the trailer somehow. Not sure how it will affect my turning abilities as I have just mounted it."Those are some good points, Robert. It is easy to install. There's no drilling required. Also when mounting it to your trailer's tongue or A-frame you'll want to be sure that it doesn't interfere with your turning radius or any other towing components.Now that we've gone over the features, I'll go ahead and show you how to get it installed.

This can be either mounted to your trailer's tongue or frame. You'll just need to be sure that your frame height is no more than 4 inches high and 3 inches wide. Now, when choosing the location for your spare tire mount, you'll want to make sure you have plenty of room for your spare tire. We're going to put ours right around this location.Now, the kit comes with two different sets of bolts depending on the size of your trailers tongue or your trailer's frame. We're going to be using the shorter bolt. Now let's install it. We'll want to be sure that it's angled upward where the single hole is on top. That's going to be the same for our brackets. The flat side goes up against the trailer in a single hole on top. Hold it in place, take my hardware. With one bracket in place we'll take a lock washer followed by a nut. Here on the bottom we'll pass it through the carrier and then through the bracket.With all the bolts loosely installed we can tighten everything down evenly. We want to make sure that it's flush up against the frame on both sides. Then you'll want to torque it down. You can find these specifications in your instructions. Now let's get it ready for our spare tire. You'll notice we have three different holes. For our four lug wheel we'll be using the center hole. For our five lug wheel we'll be using the corner and the bottom center, which is what we have. We'll take the included carriage bolts, there and there, and then we can install the push nuts. The push nuts are going to keep our carriage bolts in place.Now let's bring in our spare tire and we'll lift it in position. We'll be taking a flat washer, a lock washer and then the nut. These are all included. Once we get it hand tightened we can torque it down to the manufacturer's specifications.That's going to complete our look and installation of the Fulton Hi Mount Spare Tire Carrier, part number FSTC1000301.


Customer Reviews

Fulton Hi-Mount Spare Tire Carrier - Fits 4- and 5-Lug Wheels - FSTC1000301

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (649 Customer Reviews)

Mount your spare tire up and out of the way with this corrosion-resistant carrier. Features steel plate construction. Fits both 4- and 5-lug wheels and up to 3" x 4" tongues.

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Bought a used ATV trailer and needed a spare tire. Decided to replace both old wheels & tires with new, so needed to mount the 2 old wheels. This Tire Carrier fit perfectly on my trailer, start to finish I spent just 30 minutes total mounting the carrier & then the spares. A couple of notes, both 3" long & 4" long frame mounting bolts are provided, so the carrier would fit a wide range of trailer frames (mine was 2"x2"). Supplied tire nuts are 3/4 inch; trailer lug nuts are 13/16 but this was not an issue as I use an old-fashioned 4-way wheel wrench, which accommodates both size nuts. As mounted, both spares are perhaps 1/2" further out than the fenders, so a much better fit than I expected -- and no problem with the standard 5x4-1/2" wheel pattern, fit perfectly. Delivered promptly and zero issues, I will certainly use E-trailer again. 669418



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Works perfectly thanks 646701



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Comes with all mounting hardware. very solid bracket. could weld install, or drill and tap install also. Well constructed. 133673


Comments

Mount works great on car hauler trailer. Have access to spare when trailer loaded. solid mount have no issues with product. Has various ways to mount.

pegavas1 - 06/02/2015

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If you are looking for a sturdy spare tire mount for your utility trailer, then purchase the Fulton Hi-mount Spare Tire Carrier. The instructions are simple and the product installs as stated. Thanks again to etrailer for another great product. 439984



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I needed a way to carry a spare tire on my ATV trailer before my luck ran out and I got stranded with a flat. This works perfectly. It's well contructed, and should last for the life of the trailer. The description allowed me to be sure it would fit, and customer service has been very good. 368694


Comments

Very happy, it does exactly what I need it to do.

Paul W - 04/18/2018

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Product worked perfectly for my boat trailer. Very solid tire mount. Came with all hardware and clear instructions. Thanks etrailer! 431626



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Nice quality fulton spare tire mount. Very sturdy, heavy duty with stainless mounting bolts. Fit my boat trailer without issue, keeping the new spare at a perfect location. Great price and very fast shipping from etrailer. 597939



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I have two little Honda CT-90's, and a couple of months ago I purchased a small utility trailer to haul them around on. I've been really concerned because there was no place for a spare tire. Problem solved. I bought your Fulton Hi-Mount spare tire rack and had it installed in about 30 minutes. The little 12" tire fits on the rack perfectly. THANKS! 162280



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My husband put the spare tire holder on the boat trailer yesterday 9/17/17. He said it took him no time at all and was an easy installation. He is impressed with the quality, heaviness of the bolts and metal, etc. Ordering and shipping time was great. Do not know of anything else we need for our boat trailer at this time, but will not hesitate to order from etrailer.com again. Thanks for an excellent order experience and your follow-up. Darla Brewer 433344


Comments

No problems with the spare tire holder. Great to get the tire out of the back of our SUV and have easier access to it if we need it.

Darla B - 09/17/2018

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This is a well constructed Fulton Hi-Mount offset spare tire carrier for my 1956 trailer. It fit perfectly on may 3" main channel with parts to spare. The shorter bolts may be useful elsewhere. There is plenty of ground clearance for my 5 hole 8" spare tire with plenty of clearance from the bumper and trailer jack. This took me about 30 minutes to install on the side yard of my garage. It may have taken me longer due to the need to locate the tools I would need for the installation but I was in no rush. With the spare tire mounted high and aft of the tongue hitch it feels very secure for highway travel. I may need to fine a way to lock the tire to the trailer to deter theft but I am happy with this unit so far. 299721



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The adapter worked for me my using is upside down. All I have to do is mount bolts to attach the spare. 607215



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I have a Haulmark cargo trailer. The frame between the "box" and coupling is about 12 inches off the ground - when I put this bracket on and mounted the spare tire on it, it was only about 4 inches off the ground, which worried me. I really wanted to mount the tire on the frame, on the front of the "box". I was able to put this bracket on the front of the cargo box, with the backing plates "sideways" inside the box, with the mounting bolts on each side of a frame member. I put it so that if anything gave way, the frame would support the spare tire and after almost a year, the tire is still about 1/2 inch off the frame like it was the day I installed this. What I like is that the tire is up and out of the way, it's easy to dismount if I need it, and it's obviously well off the road. Well made and does what I needed it to do. My only caution is to make sure it will hold the tire up high enough if you choose to put it on the trailer frame. 315970


Comments

My review is still valid - I like it the way that I installed it - the tire is solid on the bracket.

Jeff C - 11/11/2017

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Received and mounted the tire carrier today, took all of about 8 minutes. Works great. Did not want to mount on the tongue area, I felt it would be in the way when I power load the boat and climb down to winch it forward. I mounted on the side and it does not stick out any more than the tires so it won't interfere when I back in my garage. I wish the product came with a cable lock. Boat is an 18 ft. Nitro 200805


Comments

Product works great

Bob P - 06/04/2016

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I ordered this Fulton Spare Tire Mount to attach the 8 inch wheels as spares. I found that when I mounted the 8 inch rim on the support, the rim came in contact with the support arm and didnot allow the wheel to make a flush contact with the backing plate where the two bolts hold the wheel to the mount. I made a spacer to fit between the wheel and backing plate and used longer bolts to anchor the wheel to the support. This should be noted in the catalog that the support was not built for the 8 inch wheel. The unit would fit a larger wheel ok. Just take a new 8 inch wheel and try to fit it flush on the support. The support and the wheel were of good quality. The only problem is the arm between the two plates should be three inchs longer and the problem would be solved. Sam Johnson 45321


Comments

Listed in the specs is a note that the carrier should only be used with 10 inch or larger wheels.

-- Patrick B - 11/30/2012

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Great product, keeps tire up and away from the frame 57406


Comments

The products are still in place and working great. No issues or concerns. They have been through a harsh NewEngland winter being towed with a 4 place snowmobile trailer - worked great..

Jellman - 04/17/2014

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Fantastic price, great selection, and free shipping to boot. I needed new tires for a long ATV trip and wanted a spare tire as well (I know, I know, but I usually only trailer locally). I ordered these radial tires and rims pre-mounted which allowed me to use one of the old wheels as my spare. Everything performed flawlessly over about 600 miles and even held their torque specs when I checked them during and after the trip. The spare tire carrier compliments the galvanized trailer frame and rims and looks like it will hold up to the elements of the North East. All in all, I highly recommend these products and etrailer. 451688



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The material is very heavy duty and installation only took 15 minutes. Works very well to free up more space in a small cargo trailer. 104520


Comments

Continues to do the job. Some light corrosion as the result of salt treated roadways.don t

don t - 10/21/2014

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Great product. Delivered when promised. Easy to assemble. Professional company. Have used them several times and plan to use them again. 713526



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I had to mount it on the tongue of my 5x8 Carry as the side rails are angle iron. The mount is strong and well constructed but it doesn’t mount the tire high enough for my liking. I’ve only got 7” from tire to ground, it might bottom out on uneven ground. I’m gonna figures out another mounting solution. Great product though. 710570



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They work better than expected! 699384



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Just what we needed. Shipped on time. My only complaint would be a provision to lock the spare to the mount, but easily remedied by a cable lock 698417



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Working fine. Easy install. Great price. 698294



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exactly what I expected, easy to install, and good price 699918



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EXCELLENT PRODUCT, FITS GREAT WITH EASY INSTALLATION. HEAVY DUTY CONSTRUCTION HASN'T RUSTED OUT IN OVER A YEAR LOOKS LIKE NEW.... 697644



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Just as advertised.... installed in min utes. 696068



- FSTC1000301
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Nice product, easy to mount 693502



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Thank you for your advise and excellent service. The product was delivered on time. 691427



- FSTC1000301
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Nicely built. Strong and versatile. Let me mount the spare exactly as I wanted. 691208



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I’ve had these on a boat trailer for 1 year. They have held up well with no complaints. 680837



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Awesome quality. Great service. Thank you, D & S, N 678348



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Delivered day ahead of schedule. Everything was as expected. 678056



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Product as described. Very easy and smooth purchase. Fast shipping. Will do business again. A++ 675288



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Great product, installs quickly 674496



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This mount works great. The craftsmanship is a bit better than other types I looked at before ultimately buying this one from etrailer. 673242



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Very happy with it. 672819



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Very easy to install and looks good. 671761



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Perfect, I love it! 671544



- FSTC1000301
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Purchased this last year to attach spare tire to boat trailer. It was very easy to fit on trailer. Quality of fixture is excellent and we have been very happy with it overall. 670181



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Very satisfied with etrailer product. Got here in a timely manner and what I expected. Pricing was excellent. 657866



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Perfect, Just what I needed.. Thank You. 657208



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Thanks. 656083



- FSTC1000301
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Easy to install and holds 5-lug tires p erfectly. 655899



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Product was as expected and delivered on time 655479



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Great company to deal with. Really fast shipping and great products. I recommend u try etrailer. 654388



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Great price, fast delivery and easy too install. 653092



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Well built spare tire holder. Exactly as advertised. Very satisfied with etrailer. Good experience and great people to help you with any questions. Definitely will order again. Highly recommend buying from etrailer. 652787



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Seems to be well made. Installed easy and does what I need it to do. Time will tell how it holds up 652298



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Bolt holes did not match up to my five hole rim. Had to drill a new hole before I could mount the tire. 647188


Comments

As we mention in the product description, the spare tire holder is compatible with the most commonly found 5 lug bolt pattern, 5 on 4-1/2, but not compatible with the less common 5 on 4-3/4 bolt pattern, 5 on 5 bolt pattern or 5 on 5-1/2 bolt pattern.

-- Mike L - 05/28/2019

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Great quality spare tire rack. Worked perfectly on my utility trailer. So well, I ordered another to mount a second spare. Thanks again Natalie at etrailer.com Jim 643526



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Exactly what I was looking for, well built. Easy installation. Gets my spare tire away from tilt mechanism on trailer & winch handle.:) 643075


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  • The same dynamics for passenger tires are not applicable for trailer's. Therefore, I do not recommend using a smaller tire on your trailer as a spare. The spare tire on a vehicle is mainly designed to get you to the nearest repair station. The nearest repair station most likely has the correct replacement tire for your car but not your trailer. Therefore you will be forced to either have the trailer sit idle until one has arrives or you can use a full size spare. There are much greater...
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  • Offset Style Spare Tire Carrier for 15 Inch Wheel
  • We have actually reached out to Dutton-Lainson in the past regarding the specific reasoning as to why they don't recommend using wheels larger than 14 inches on the Offset Spare Tire Carrier # DL22120. They said that it's not the physical size that's an issue but the heavier weight that would be present on a larger wheel. The welds on this particular unit simply aren't rated to handle the weight of a standard 15 inch tire and wheel combo. For an offset style carrier that can support...
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  • Spare Tire Carrier for an 8 Inch Trailer Tire with 4 Bolt Pattern
  • Spare tire carrier # CE22007Z-11050-2 will fit a 4 lug wheel up to 15 inches in diameter. It fits on trailer tongues up to 3 inches wide. You can also add brackets # CE26002Z-2 to add a pad lock to secure the tire. Or, even better if you want a lock, is Fulton carrier # FETCHL0700. It comes with brackets and a lock. It will also fit a frame up to 3 inches wide. Either one of these carriers is going to be the best bet.
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  • Bearing Kit for 3,500 lb Trailer Axle and LED Clearance Light for Pace Utility Trailer
  • The thickness is right at 1/8 of an inch for the mounting plate of the spare carrier part # FSTC1000301. For the LED version of the light in your picture you would want the part # AL91RB. Or part # MCL95RB for a version of the light that includes a base. The correct bearing kit for a 3,500 lb trailer axle is the part # BK2-100.
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  • Spare Tire Carrier Recommendation for a Featherlite Trailer
  • It sounds like you installed a tongue jack on one side of your Featherlite trailer frame. On the other side of the trailer frame you could install a Fulton Hi Mount Spare Tire Carrier part # FSTC1000301 to mount your spare if you can determine that its compatible. This carrier works on 4 on 4, and 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern wheels that are 10 inch or larger in diameter. This will also fit frames that are up to 3 inches in width and 4 inches in height. I attached a review and an...
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  • Spare Tire Carrier Recommendation for a Trailer with Angle Iron Side Rails
  • The Fulton Economy Spare Tire Carrier with Wheel Nut Lock # FETCSTL0701 would work just fine on a section of angle iron that is 2 inches by 2 inches. The frame does not have to completely fill out the U-bolt to allow the carrier to install. I wouldn't recommend the # FSTC1000301 for a trailer with angle iron rails.
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  • Spare Wheel/Tire Carrier Recommendation for Frame Dimensions of 2 inch Wide 3 inch Tall
  • We have spare wheel/tire carriers like the Fulton Hi Mount # FSTC1000301 which will easily fit frame dimensions that are 2 inches wide by 3 inches tall but the carrier part # 3375201012 that you referenced is designed to fit a stake pocket hole so it would not work for you.
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  • Spare Tire Carrier Recommendation for Kayak Carrier and 4 Bolt Spare
  • We have a U-bolt type carrier that fits 4 bolt spares like yours. For that we have the part # CE22007Z-11050-2. Or if you are looking for a carrier that holds the wheel away from the trailer you'd want the part # FSTC1000301.
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  • Best Priced 14 inch Trailer Wheel and Tire with 5 Lug Bolt Pattern
  • The lowest priced 14 inch wheel and tire combo we offer is the Taskmaster part # TTWA14B45SM which has a 5 lug bolt pattern like you said you needed plus has a ST205/75D14 tire mounted to it. For a great priced spare tire mount we also have the part # FSTC1000301 for you to check out as well.
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  • Spare Tire Holder for Carson Trailer
  • Thank you for the photo of your Carson trailer, which appears to be similar to their SU081 model. I checked their website for specs but no information is provided for the type of spare tire mount they supply on their trailers. Their's may be an OEM style. Still we can help you select a spare tire holder that will fit the desired mounting point and also fit your wheel's bolt pattern. You can use the linked page to see all spare tire carriers we offer. Use the filters on the page to select...
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  • Can Fulton Spare Tire Carrier # FSTC1000301 Be Mounted On Trailer Tongue Box
  • The Fulton Hi-Mount Spare Tire Carrier, part # FSTC1000301, is designed to be mounted on the trailer tongue up to 3 inches wide by 4 inches high. The weight of the tire would cause a lot of stress on the tool box material you mentioned, and I would not recommend altering the installation for this carrier. This carrier Works with 4 on 4 bolt pattern and 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern with 10 inch diameter or larger wheels, but does not work with 5 on 4-3/4 bolt pattern, 5 on 5 bolt pattern...
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  • Spare Tire Carrier for a Trailer with 2 x 2 Inch Frame
  • You should be able to use spare tire carrier # FSTC1000301 on a 2 x 2 inch frame. It may require some modification or some spacer pieces for the best fit though.
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  • Trailer Tire and Wheel Combos in Size ST215/75-14
  • Trailer tire size ST215/75-14 can be used on 5-1/2 to 7 inch wide trailer wheels. But with trailer tires the narrow the wheel the better since most of the strength comes from the sidewall. Wheel width is measured inside where the tire sits, not the overall width. We have trailer tire and wheel combos already mounted for size 215/75-14. I have included a link to them for you. We do have spare tire mounting kits. The most popular option is # FSTC1000301 which fits up to 3 x 4 inch tongues....
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