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Old March 24th, 2010, 08:53 AM
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How are those mounted?
The green "wolf" XD rover has a tube that is welded to a triangle-ish shaped bracket, which is bolted to an internal roll cage that these rovers all have. the soft top and fiberglass "hard" top have a hole in the side for said tube to poke through.
They can be fitted to either or both sides.
Current H&S regulations means that the military have had to buy canvas lifting cradles to help short/weak/wussy military personel lift the wheel up onto its mount. god help them in a combat situation where there are nasty men with guns!

The sand coloured 110 DPV has a similar mount welded to the roll frame, but as that's a special forces rover, i suspect they manage to live without the canvas lifting strap.
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Old March 25th, 2010, 04:41 PM
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I think they are mounter on series rear door spare wheel mounts fixed to the roll bar.
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