The TeraFlex Heavy Duty Adjustable Tire Carrier & Tailgate Reinforcement Kit is designed to carry up to a 37″ tire over the most extreme trails and obstacles, and provide easy and immediate access to the rear cargo area with a single action. The TeraFlex Heavy Duty Adjustable Tire Carrier & Tailgate Reinforcement Kit spreads the load and weight of the tire to more than just one hinge point. Incorporating and using the factory tailgate hinge mounting points spread and separate the load as far apart as possible, resulting in maximum strength and durability. Dedicated tooling provides a cast A356.2 T6 Aluminum main component. This keeps the carrier as light, and strong as possible. The fit and finish is designed to follow the flow and contour of the Jeep body, while seamlessly providing additional mounting points for off road accessories such as recovery jack and fluid containers. The factory Jeep tub provides substantial internal gussets and bracing that easily supports the new tire carrier and oversized tire. The HD hinge brackets are forged steel and the HD 5/8″ hinge pins are constructed from cold formed high-carbon hardened steel. The combination of mounting location and HD mounting brackets provides one of the strongest, rattle-free tire carriers on the market today. The TeraFlex HD tire carrier removes all stress from the gate by utilizing the HD reinforcement carrier as the load-carrying component, in effect it carries the weight of the tailgate assembly and the spare tire. Product Features & Benefits: – Threaded mounting holes for mounting accessories (fuel cans, recovery jack, etc.) – Simplicity and Ease of installation – installation can be performed using common hand tools. – Factory form fitting geometry and finish. CAD-designed tooling follows the precise compound curvature of the Jeep body, resulting in a carrier with an OEM appearance. – No aftermarket bumper purchase required — works with OE and aftermarket bumpers.