Spare Wheel Carrier W163

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Don't suppose anyone has a fitting document for retrofitting to the W163 Spare Wheel Carrier in their possession? or know how to get to it in the WIS I am sure that I have exhausted the WIS. Ian
 

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Nothing in WIS that I can find, could these things be after market
 
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Thanks Malcolm, I didn't find anything on the WIS either, af for aftermarket there are a few being sold, but they were an offering from the factory, they still have a few in stock in Germany, heard one rumour that says they no longer produce it and another that says they will continue to sell it. The pics from 4x4 I already have, and helpful they are too, but what they don't show is the where to drill the holes for the through bumper lock side (left looking from rear).

I had a good look under mine after getting the get you home rubbish was removed, I had a hell of a job getting that out too totally rusted in, so any ML'ers out there with spare under the rear make sure it remains free, oil it regularly.

But there are a couple of reinforcing plates behind the bumper and affixed to the chassis, now I seem to have these reinforcement plates there already. So looks like the previous owner maybe had the carrier and flogged it.

But I may just bite the bullet and get the plates made as a precaution. Ah well back to the drawing board. Thanks guy's.
 

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