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If I am planning to carry spare tire on top in roof rack and also high lift jack, is load warrior big enough or do I need the extra size of mega warrior? Also how hard to install yourself ?
 

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How do you use a high lift jack on the Subaru? Last Time I used one of those we hooked it to a proper 4x4 frame mounted steel bumper.
 

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I have the load warrior and it should fit a full size tire fine. I would think a high lift jack would fit too. Although I haven't seen one since my 1973 Dodge Dart...

I assume the MegaWarrior is wha the Load Warrior is called with an extension? You could always start with the Load Warrior and buy the extension if you need it. If it's cheaper to get both, you could probably unload the extension fairly easily at your discounted cost online.

I too am curious how you use a high lift jack on a Subaru. As I recall, they have a hook that lifts at the bumper, which is rigid and bolted straight to a frame. Or do you just mean an extra tall scissor jack?

Installation is easy enough. I'm 6'3" and I can just lift the basket straight onto the roof and clamp it down. I think it would be a bit awkward with an extension and would probably use some assistance. There are locking clamps you can buy too, as it sounds like this is going to be a "permanent" installation.
 

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I have the load warrior and it should fit a full size tire fine. I would think a high lift jack would fit too. Although I haven't seen one since my 1973 Dodge Dart...

I assume the MegaWarrior is wha the Load Warrior is called with an extension? You could always start with the Load Warrior and buy the extension if you need it. If it's cheaper to get both, you could probably unload the extension fairly easily at your discounted cost online.

I too am curious how you use a high lift jack on a Subaru. As I recall, they have a hook that lifts at the bumper, which is rigid and bolted straight to a frame. Or do you just mean an extra tall scissor jack?

Installation is easy enough. I'm 6'3" and I can just lift the basket straight onto the roof and clamp it down. I think it would be a bit awkward with an extension and would probably use some assistance. There are locking clamps you can buy too, as it sounds like this is going to be a "permanent" installation.
Thanks for info.as for jack referance Im just going by what Yakima is calling high lift jack mounting bracket also spare tire mounting bracket. yes I mean a scissor jack. Extension for load warrior gives 18 more inches. but extension is pricey and so is mega warrior. good idea i can come back with extension if need be. I will try to install myself . How many locking brackets does one need ? one enough or do you have 4 locking brackets? is there a way do lock spare tire on rack? thanks vr4 legacy
 

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Thanks for info.as for jack referance Im just going by what Yakima is calling high lift jack mounting bracket also spare tire mounting bracket. yes I mean a scissor jack. Extension for load warrior gives 18 more inches. but extension is pricey and so is mega warrior. good idea i can come back with extension if need be. I will try to install myself . How many locking brackets does one need ? one enough or do you have 4 locking brackets? is there a way do lock spare tire on rack? thanks vr4 legacy
I AM curious about jack working though
 

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thanks again for your help. sorry my mistake there is a place for padlock on spare tire mounting bracket.
 

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As for the locks, I think I've read that 2 will suffice. You use them on opposite corners.
Yep, They are sold in pairs. One note for any with a 2013, the extension will not work with the rear crossbar in the rearmost position. The crossbar does not line up between the rails on the basket. :(
 
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