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Looking for ideas on how to mount spare tire on Tailwind Trailer....anyone do that?
 

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Without a picture of your trailer, I’d say mount it underneath forward of the axle on or near the tongue and trailer front.
 

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TAILWIND ONLY ONE KIND ! STILL THE SAME . CK WITH THEM TO SEE IF HAVE KIT TO BUY / COPY PLENTY OUT THERE SHOULD BE SOMEONE CHIMING IN. TOM FINCH OWNS COMPANY AND HAVING A "PARTY" :surprise::serious::frown2: FOR HIM IN SAN ANTONIO ON THE 10 TH ALL WELCOME . HE HAS THE "C" WORD .
 

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Since there is an onboard air compressor, I just put a tire plug kit it the trailer and don’t worry about a spare.


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Since there is an onboard air compressor, I just put a tire plug kit it the trailer and don’t worry about a spare.


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Kind-a agreeing with you......
 

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I don’t run a spare tire/wheel assembly on my bushtec’s Either. Compressor/patch-plug kit/tube.
 

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If I were going to go all belt & suspenders and carry a spare, even though it is larger, it would be bike rear wheel not trailer tire.

The Tailwind tires (or complete wheels) are readily available at WalMart and similar if you ever mangle one beyond all plugability.

Roll the dice.
 

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I just carried a plug kit and as said above, Walmart or the such have a replacement just waiting for the need. If I did want to carry, I would figure out how to carry it inside the trailer or possilby McGuyver something that would carry it on the support arm for the tongue shock.
 

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A "U" bolt that fits your lug pattern over the tongue. Works like a charm. Just carry a box end wrench or a socket. Works fine, lasts long time....
 

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A "U" bolt that fits your lug pattern over the tongue. Works like a charm. Just carry a box end wrench or a socket. Works fine, lasts long time....
In general, sure. Has anyone done that successfully on the Tailwind's unique draw bar? As shown in the photo in the earlier post.
 

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Mebbe I'm kinda slow but why not just put it in the trailer?
 

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Big Bird, why yes I have. I put it under the box, it doesn't show. In front of the axel. Incase you need it, you take the trailer off the bike and tip the tongue up for easy access to the bolts and wheel. Work smart not hard.
 

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Big Bird, why yes I have. I put it under the box, it doesn't show. In front of the axel. Incase you need it, you take the trailer off the bike and tip the tongue up for easy access to the bolts and wheel. Work smart not hard.
Aha! So under the tongue towards the back, not mixing it up with the bend & shock.

I would have assume problems with ground clearance but I guess not. Cool.
 
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