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Spare tire question

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by alx_alx_69, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. Jan 15, 2010 at 7:22 AM
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    alx_alx_69

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    I put 265/75/16 AT's on my stock Taco, but did not replace the spare which is a dunflop AT20 245/75/16, is this going to be a problem if I get a flat, common sense says yes but I am mechanically retarded, so how about a little expertise here
     
  2. Jan 15, 2010 at 7:23 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    If you intend on useing the spare for any length of time, its a good idea to have the same size. Personally, I only use a spare (Same size or not) until the tire that was flat is repaired, or replaced, then the spare goes back to its spot.
     
  3. Jan 15, 2010 at 7:30 AM
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    usmcgoose

    usmcgoose One shot is all I need

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    ^ I second. Just make sure you get the damaged tire fixed in a timely fashion.
     
  4. Jan 15, 2010 at 7:35 AM
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    BirdTRD

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    As long as you don't leave the spare on for an extended period of time, the suspension and differential will adjust and allow you to at least get it to a shop.
     
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