Space saver spare wheel

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John pell
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Space saver spare wheel

Post by John pell » Thu May 30, 2019 3:23 pm

Can anyone tell me what size rim and tyre is correct for my car it has 18 inch alloys I would like to get a space saver just in case
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Re: Space saver spare wheel

Post by romfordbluenose » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:36 pm

Has anyone got a spare for the niro 4 18 inch wheel. There is a 16 inch spare available but is slightly smaller about 1/10 imch in radius with tyre on. Is it OK to drive a slightly smaller radius??

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Re: Space saver spare wheel

Post by radar2018 » Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:30 am

Provided it is a one of these "funny wheels" which have a name I cannot remember you can drive in an emergency, the wheel is usually yellow and there is speed limit on it and distance. otherwise all wheels have to be the same size
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Re: Space saver spare wheel

Post by Jangles » Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:24 am

I bought a space saver and it was delivered yesterday. Everything fits easily and out of sight in the car, including the 2 tonne jack. We have just had to store the big chunky bit of polystyrene. We had a bad experience with not having a spare tyre on our previous car so this is something I wanted to get. This link has been posted here before but said it's suitable for all Niros. We have a Niro 2 so it's a 16 inch anyway. ... brace.html

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Re: Space saver spare wheel

Post by Suman » Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:04 pm

A full size spare wheel and tyre fits under the boot floor too. I had one for my Niro first edition. I bought the wheel on ebay and had the tyre from
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Re: Space saver spare wheel

Post by Snilloc » Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:02 pm

If you have a blow-out, the only thing that will get you going again is a spare wheel. But in my experience, blow-outs are extremely rare.

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