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Old 04-19-2008, 08:24 PM   #1
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just some advice for everyone, check ur spare tires air pressure. i just had a flat tire and my spare was brand new never used and it was flat. and why dont they give us full size spares? those lil spares look goofy on our big cars.
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wow.

part of your monthly maintenance should be pulling the spare / checking the pressure and filling as needed.

i used to be meticulous about that on my pontiac, but the impala not so much
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whats a spare i have amp'* hiding out in that lil round compartment in the trunk

and i could not use the spare with the 20'* i got on anyway.

i just keep an extra rim with new tire on it in my garage so i could just have my friend get it for me or my wife stick it in a taxi to where i',m at...
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the bonne spare tire well is way way too small for a factory rim. well as far as i know anyway.
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thats y im glade i have an air inflater built into my car
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whats a spare i have amp'* hiding out in that lil round compartment in the trunk

and i could not use the spare with the 20'* i got on anyway.

i just keep an extra rim with new tire on it in my garage so i could just have my friend get it for me or my wife stick it in a taxi to where i',m at...
Just changing wheels shouldn't make your spare incompatible. Did you change something else?
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whats a spare i have amp'* hiding out in that lil round compartment in the trunk

and i could not use the spare with the 20'* i got on anyway.

i just keep an extra rim with new tire on it in my garage so i could just have my friend get it for me or my wife stick it in a taxi to where i',m at...
Just changing wheels shouldn't make your spare incompatible. Did you change something else?
picture me trying to drive with 3 tires that are 20x8 1/2 and one 15'' tire thats like 15x6 or something... i'll be wobbling like a duck...
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88, it'* the rolling diameter that matters, or the height of the tire. And remember, the height difference between your other three wheels and the spare should be divided by 2 to determine how much lower the corner with the spare will ride.

Most of us have suspensions more than capable of making up that difference.
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hell even a little donut looks so goofy against my car especailly sense i have 235/55/r17'* on it
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Bonnie owners check your spare. You may find water in the spare tire well. Maybe thats why its called well.

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