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Replacement Mounting Plate for Thule Spare Me - Spare Tire Mounted Bike Carrier - Qty 1

Replacement Mounting Plate for Thule Spare Me - Spare Tire Mounted Bike Carrier - Qty 1

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If your mounting plate is damaged or lost, spare yourself the trouble of buying a whole new bike rack - pick up a new mounting plate instead. Mounting plate for Spare Me bike carrier installs behind spare tire to provide mounting point for rack. 1-800-940-8924 to order Thule accessories and parts part number 753-3532 or order online at Free expert support on all Thule products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Mounting Plate for Thule Spare Me - Spare Tire Mounted Bike Carrier - Qty 1. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Thule Accessories and Parts - 753-3532

  • Spare Tire Bike Racks
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Mounting Plate
  • Thule

If your mounting plate is damaged or lost, spare yourself the trouble of buying a whole new bike rack - pick up a new mounting plate instead. Mounting plate for Spare Me bike carrier installs behind spare tire to provide mounting point for rack.


  • Replaces mounting plate for Thule Spare Me spare tire mounted bike rack
  • Provides attachment point for the mounting bracket of the bike carrier
  • Installs behind your spare tire


  • Applications:
    • TH963, TH963XT, TH963XTR, TH963PRO and TH943
  • Post dimensions: 2-3/4" long x 1" wide x 1" tall
  • Threaded pin hole diameter: 1/4"
  • Quantity: 1 replacement mounting plate

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1500056241 Replacement Mounting Bracket for Thule Spare Me Spare Tire-Mounted Bike Rack - Qty 1

Replaces 753-3532

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Video Transcript for Thule Spare Tire Bike Racks 753-3532 Review

Speaker 1: Today, we're taking a look at the replacement mounting plate for the Thule Spare Me spare tire-mounted bike racks. This unit replaces the mounting plate for the Thule Spare Me spare tire-mounted bike carriers. It provides the attachment point for the mounting bracket of the bike carrier. It installs behind your spare tire. It's made from durable steel. It's a direct replacement.

And it features protective finishing on it, so it's gonna be kept safe from rust and corrosion.Now, this works with part numbers TH963, TH963XT, TH963XTR, and TH963PRO, also TH943. The post right here measures about 2 3/4 inches long. One inch wide by one inch tall. And then the threaded pinhole diameter, right here in the center, that's a 1/4 inch.That's gonna do it for today's look at the mounting plate for the Thule Spare Me spare tire-mounted bike carriers.

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Replacement Mounting Plate for Thule Spare Me - Spare Tire Mounted Bike Carrier - Qty 1 - 753-3532

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (110 Customer Reviews)

If your mounting plate is damaged or lost, spare yourself the trouble of buying a whole new bike rack - pick up a new mounting plate instead. Mounting plate for Spare Me bike carrier installs behind spare tire to provide mounting point for rack.


Exactly what I needed! On my last bracket the threads stripped out. This one worked great. Just know that if you have a larger tire you’ll need the extender. This one barley fits with my stock rubicon spare tire (TJ)


Someone sold me a Thule Rack with out this plate. The whole process of finding replacement parts for it has made it almost not worth the low price I paid for the rack. Oh ya and employee George J was painful to deal with and even more frustrating when etrailer confirmed it was a George J. is just Robot that need it bugs worked out.. In hindsight I feel I may of had a better experience purchasing from [other store] instead of etrailer.


Installed new part. Works like a charm! Fits as expected and easy to install with the rest of my system.

Product still works as expected after a year
Aaron - 07/25/2022


exactly what i needed for my 2017 wrangler. shipped the night i orderded it and got it 3 days later


This mounting plate for Thule Spare Me bike rack fit perfectly on my 2011 RAV4. It was as described, packaged well and arrived quickly. Price was reasonable and I would order here again.


Easy to install, exactly what I needed. accidentally broke my only key from my last lock set and this was the best solution with the most value


This is what I needed. I purchased the bike rack used and this was the piece that was missing. It was easy to install even though I’ve never used one before and there were no instructions.


Ordered it for my 2011 RAV4 Sport. Fits perfectly, even with the wheel cover on.


Easy to install and holding strong


Could not be happier with etrailer. I own an original Spareme Thule bike carrier that I have used on my 1999 Rav 4. When I traded it in for a 2012 Rav the rack no longer fit due to the changes made to the spare tire mount. I emailed Thule about my problem and was told by two different people that nothing could be done to make my rack fit. After some online research I found Etrailer. Upon reading some reviews I found others who had the same problem. Etrailer was able to supply a new mounting plate that Thule said was not available. The part fit perfectly and I was able to mount my rack. Two thumbs down to Thule. High fives to Etrailer!

I could not be happier. The plate fit perfectly. I can once again transport my bikes safely on my newer Rav 4 Thanks again for supplying what I needed.
Walter R - 04/17/2018


I lost the adapter to my Thule spare tire mount rack over 15 years ago, but held onto the rack. I couldn't find the part at local bike shops, and they weren't helpful at all. I found this adapter on etrailer, gave it a shot and we're back in business. Excellent transaction, and the adapter works perfectly. Very pleased.


Id be curious to know what your old rack looks like. one of the posts made it sound like the adapter wouldnt fit if the rack is black. Mine is black but this part looks like it would fit fine. Mine is black and more square across the bottom than the newer racks.
-- comment by: Marianne - 07/27/2013


Delivered on time and works as advertised. What more could you want??


Very satisfied with product and service.


The product is exactly what I needed for my Jeep Wrangler and Thule Spare Me rack, however, upon installation, I realized that there is a long and a short mounting bracket that sits on the back of the bike rack. Unfortunately the (used) rack I purchased utilized the "long bracket" which is ideal for large/custom spare tires. I have the standard factory tires so I needed the short mounting bracket. I wish I would have realized this before ordering the mounting plate to save on shipping and time, otherwise happy with this particular part from etrailer.


I purchased the Replacement Mounting Plate for Thule Spare Me from A year ago. I've had it mounted since my purchase. It is durable and has withstood the elements. I am certain this product will last a lifetime.


It worked. Now I can use my Thule bike rack on my RAV4. That's what I ordered it for . It came in on time .I am pleased. Mark, who I spoke to when I called helped me research whether this bracket would work. He was most helpful. In addition, it is priced better here than at Thule and the service is much better. Getting to speak to a live human who was helpful is excellent.


I bought a an older model of the the Thule Spare Me bike carrier (model 963) off of Craigslist. It came with the original mounting bracket but the bracket would not fit our 2008 Toyota RAV 4. I ordered this replacement and everything fit perfectly. The only confusion came when I was looking at the original instruction sheets for the carrier (supplied to us by the previous owner, who bought the carrier new). It showed this bracket as p/n 753-3532, which is the same p/n as for the replacement. I was concerned that I might get the same non-fitting adapter. That was not the case. They changed the design but not the part number.


I have owned the Thule Spare Me bike carrier for a while now. It works great, but I switched from a 2002 Toyota Rav4 to a 2010 Rav4, and the mounting plate no longer worked for my new car. I thought about cutting, grinding and making the old one work, but I figured it wouldn't be worth it. So I figured I'd save some time and energy and buy a replacement. The price was right and shipping was only $4.99. It arrived in 3 days (WOW). It seems like it will work great but I haven't put it on yet. was one of the only places I was able to find replacement parts, or you could check with Thule, but they seemed to be more expensive.


After having a set of tires put on my Jeep, the dealer misplaced the mounting bracket. I searched and found the exact replacement from Within 48 hours of placing the order, I had received my package. Mounted and fit perfect, back in business better than new. Thank you for such great service and pricing.


This item did exactly what we needed it to do. We left the old mounting plate on the other vehicle, and put this one on the 2009 Rav4. Then we moved the Thule Spare Me Carrier to the Rav4. It was easy and quick. Works great!
Also, kudos to the etrailer staff for follow up emails, and quick delivery!


Plate fit perfectly on my 2011 RAV4. Because of the modified design on this vehicle, the older plate I used on my 2005 CRV did not fit.) package arrived intact and in a reasonable amount of time. Also, the provided tracking info was very helpful. I would use etrailer again in the future and would recommend it to friends as well.


Bought an older Thule spare tire bike carrier rack but the seller had left this part on the vehicle when he traded it in. Tried to order directly from Thule but was told part was no longer available for my carrier. Ordered this one and worked great on my rack and tire mount. Very sturdy, saved me from a bad purchase and allowed me to save a few dollars.


Simple solution and the missing piece I needed for my rack. My only complaint it that it doesn’t have 5x150 bolt pattern (Tundra, Sequoia, Land Cruiser, LX, etc). I was able to widen three holes slightly to make it fit. There’s still plenty of material to be sandwiched behind the wheel it shouldn’t be an issue, but if I knew this before I probably would have just welded up my own plate.


This is exactly what i needed. The part that had come with my Thule SpareMe 935Pro, which should have fit my 2006 RAV4, was actually the older version that would not. I purchased this from etrailer, it showed up one day early, and fit great.


Got this mounting plate and fit right into my 08 RAV4 spare tire. Great product looks and feels solid. Thanks etrailer you guys make it alot easier to purchase items. Very detailed.

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