JK Tire Carrier For 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK

JK Tire Carrier


AEV’s Spare Tire Carrier is like having a giant Swiss Army knife on the back of your Jeep JK Wrangler. It is the perfect solution for carrying all of the necessities for a successful overland or backcountry excursion.

Our Jeep JK Rear Tire Carrier is truly AEV’s most versatile product. Not only does it provide a strong, vibration-free and effortless means of carrying tires up to 40”, but it also accommodates numerous accessories such as our Hi-Lift Jack/Pull-Pal Mount, 10-Gallon Fuel Caddy, and a shovel.

Our Tire Carrier is compatible with the following rear bumpers:

  • Stock Jeep
  • Rubicon X / Hard Rock / 10th Anniversary / Recon
  • Winter Edition / Backcountry / MOAB / Call of Duty / Freedom

Our complete expedition-ready Rear Bumper and Tire Carrier System now holds:

  • 40-inch tire
  • 10-Gallon Fuel Caddy
  • 5-Gallons of water
  • Splash Guards
  • Back-Up Light
  • Pull-Pal Winch Anchor
  • Hi-Lift Jack
  • Full-size shovel
  • Sand Flag
  • CB Antenna

The rear Tire Carrier is designed so that it can be installed with a factory rear bumper or combined with AEV’s rear bumper for a complete system.

Key Features:

  • Tailgate-synchronized swing-out tire carrier
  • Anti-vibration tie-rod adjustment
  • Carries up to 40″ tires
  • Anti-bind swing out cradle
  • Chassis-mounted pivot
  • No-slip tongue lifting points for High-Lift Jack
  • Accessory mast for work light and antennas
  • Textured black powder-coat finish
  • Built in shovel holster
  • Takes weight of large tires off tailgate
  • Bumper and Carrier can be used independently

Tech Specs:

Manufacturing Process:
Formed Steel
3/8" plate steel (tow points), heavy wall steel tube, Polyethylene (storage tanks)
E-coat, Super Durable polyester textured black powdercoat
2007-18 JK Wrangler
Manufactured In:
United States
US Patent:
D633024, D642502
California Prop 65 Warning


Difficulty Level:
Estimated Install Time:
4 Hours
Required Tools:
  • Common Hand Tools
  • Drill Motor
  • 3/8" Drill Bit
  • 2 3/4" Hole Saw
  • Reciprocating Air Saw or Cut Off Wheel
  • Center Punch
  • File or De-burring Tool
  • Ratcheting Wrench Set (Suggested)

Installation Guides:

AEV Rear Bumper and Tire Carrier for JK Installation Guide