Detour's proprietor has been involved in metal fabrication since 1983 with a career which started in the US Air Force.
Never leaving the trade it has since included machine, marine, structural, architectural, prototype, as well as design
and production as a certified welder fabricator for the past 39 years. Detours has previously served the off road Jeep market exclusively for 23 years, and now the general overland community for the past 5 years with 2 carrier products custom built for virtually any vehicle with a hitch. Carriers are individual fabrications built to fit a customer's vehicle, not generic and limited production.
A cost effective solution using your vehicles 2" receiver hitch to getting that oversized tire out of your rear cargo area, off your roof or out of your RV. The KnuckleBone is high clearance, approach/departure friendly. It feature an internal anti-rattle/wobble wedge-lock, 2000lb toggle latch retention with a 3/8" backup pin and an adjustable tire mounting head head.
The KnuckleBone can be fabricated to open and stop at 40 degrees or 90 degrees to gain cargo access depending on your rear hatch or swinging cargo door. Carrier is best suited for a 34" spare or smaller.
KnuckleBone's are custom built to order for virtually any vehicle/hitch combo intended, not generic, made in USA, ships in primer-sealer ready for paint or bare steel ready for powder.
Originally designed for 4th/5th Generation 4Runners, this swing-away style carrier can fabricated to fit many different vehicles.
Features semi contoured to bumper fit-
High clearance approach and departure design-
Internal hitch wedge lock/anti-rattle-
Double shear bronze hinge bearings/1" diameter hinge bolt-
Toggle latch closure rated at 2,000 lbs-
Multi open position lock or free swing-
Mating polypropylene stops when closed to save paint/finish-
License plate relocation with LED lighting-
Adjustable head with replaceable lug threads to retain spare-
Rear Rotopax fuel jug mount-
All based off a new 2" receiver for proper towing/recovery.
Basic carrier design and features can typically be carried over to accommodate most any Jeep/Lexus/Toyota/Subaru/Ford...etc. out there equipped with a 2" receiver.
Item is built to order, standing inventory is not available.