29th Sep 2023

Ditch the Bare Spare: 5 Reasons Why Off-Roaders Are Loving Hard Spare Tire Covers

Out on the trails or out to dinner, your vehicle is more than just a machine—it’s a statement of who you are. Beyond the robust engine, lifted suspension, and aggressive tires, it’s the little details that make your Jeep, Bronco, or other off-roader stand out. One accessory that’s catching eyes on and off the road? Hard spare tire covers. Here’s why:

1. Protection: Preserve Your Investment

Imagine spending a substantial amount on top-tier off-road tires only to watch them deteriorate under the relentless sun. Harmful UV rays are notorious for their adverse effects on tire rubber, leading to dreaded discoloration, dry rot, and even cracking. With off-road tire prices soaring, isn’t it wise to shield them from such unnecessary damage? A hard spare tire cover preservers the life and look of your spare tire, ensuring that your investment stays protected.

2. Personalization: Make It Uniquely Yours

We all relish those moments when someone takes a second glance at our vehicle, and what better way to achieve that than with a touch of personal flair? Hard tire covers aren’t just functional—they're a canvas. Whether you're looking to craft a custom design, match your vehicle's color, or add a bold accent paint, the possibilities are nearly endless. Every off-roader is unique, and your spare tire cover can be too.

A Custom Boomerang spare tire cover, in tribute to the late Jimmy Buffet.

3. Luxury Meets Performance: Elevate Your Vehicle's Aesthetic

Who says rugged can't be refined? High-end vehicles like the Mercedes G-Wagon have long flaunted hard shell covers that seamlessly match the vehicle body paint, radiating a sense of luxury. But why should they have all the fun? With hard spare tire covers, you can bring that same polished, cohesive look to your Bronco, Wrangler, Hummer, Defender, and more. It's the perfect blend of performance and sophistication.

Kristie, a boomerang customer, loves the finished look of rigid hard covers on both of her Jeeps.

4. Security: Keep Your Spare Where It Belongs

Your spare tire isn’t just a backup—it's an essential part of your vehicle's gear. But as with any valuable, it’s also a potential target for theft. Hard covers come with an edge here as they can be equipped with locking systems, offering an added layer of security. Research from law enforcement has shown that merely concealing a valuable can slash its theft risk by over 50%. Combine that with the additional time a thief would need to cut through a cable lock, and most opportunists will simply move on.

Boomerang Masterseries covers feature an optional locking kit.

5. Easy Installation: Boomerang's Commitment

We believe that style and function shouldn’t come at the cost of convenience. That’s why Boomerang designs all our products with ease of installation in mind. Need assistance? Check out the installation videos below for a step-by-step guide to fitting your Boomerang product.

To close hard spare tire covers are more than just a trendy accessory; they're a fusion of protection, personalization, and luxury. As the off-roading community continues to evolve, it’s these details that will define the next generation of trailblazers. So, isn’t it time you ditched the bare spare?

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