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removing spare tire

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by supremetaco2, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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    supremetaco2

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    if i were to remove my spare tire would it make the ride more bumpy? the spare i got is useless lol cuz i put on bigger tires, but just wondering for now.. till i actually get another one
     
  2. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:50 PM
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    the spare wont be completly useless. I have the stock spare with 33" tires on my truck. It's called a "spare" for a reason. to get you to the tire shop..

    but to answer your question...I dont think it would be a noticable difference.
     
  3. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:51 PM
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  4. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:01 PM
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    Yeah, you can run a smaller spare. I had 35's on my Bronco, blew one out and drove it to the shop on a 31" spare. The suspension and differential will allow the difference. Just don't do it for too long or at too high of speeds.
     
  5. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:05 PM
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    and if you can put the spare on the front, difference in tire size may mess up the rear diff.
     
  6. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:07 PM
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    Huh?
     
  7. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:09 PM
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    different tires size would turn at a different speed...putting a bind on the rear end..i seen it happen to a older ford 150 with LSD
     
  8. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    Ok, I see what you're saying. If you have an open axle and just slowly limp it to a tire shop, I still say you're fine.

    I could see burning up a LSD. Especially the friction plate types. That wasn't the case for me though.
     
  9. Feb 18, 2010 at 11:13 PM
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    +hp, lifted, lights, dif breather mod, debadged, shorty antenna...
    haha okay, just would think itd be pretty ghetto, but whatever works :thumbsup:
     
  10. Feb 19, 2010 at 6:49 AM
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    look at the "donut" spares that normal cars come with. They are total crap, but they are not meant to drive around town with either. they are meant to get you from point "A" to the tire shop.

    our 31" spares...or whatever size they are...will work fine!;)
     
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