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Oversized spare tire underneath the truck

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Hey guys, had to make an account to ask this question but I’ve always found solutions to all my other problems on here.  
 

I have a 2017 Silverado LT Z71 that I put a 2.5in level kit on and have 33x12.5R20 Open Country R/T tires on 20x10 Gear Barricade rims.  I recently got a 5th tire and took the original spare off and put my new one on underneath the truck.  It fits fine, no problems there.  My problem is I think the bracket that holds the wheel up might be too short to hold it sturdy enough for daily driving.  It seemed to move side to side more than what seems safe.  I only had maybe a quarter to half an inch on either side before I cranked it up, with a good amount of room left on both sides.

 

Is there an aftermarket bracket I could buy and switch out to hold it safer or would it be okay?

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If you're worried about it, take it off and weld a piece of flat bar 2-3" long onto each end of the bracket

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