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mr calais 5.0

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All 4 wheels on my car are 19's and the spare is a 16 inch and I have found a 18 inch wheel and tire nd I need to know if the 18 with tire will fit in the boot space for it where the 16 is now? I know I could take a 19 off and see but its raining and I don't have a shed so thought I would ask before I buy it.. Thanks
 

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What's wrong with your 16?? You're not gunna drive around for months on a spare are you?

Procedure: Get a flat. > Put on spare. > Drive to tyre shop. > Get new tyre.

I've driven a few hundred k's on a 15" spare with 17" mags when I got a flat in the country. My diff's still fine. I even asked a diff place about this and they told me it would be thousands and thousands of km before it started to affect it, if that's what you're worried about. Every time you turn a corner one wheel spins more than the other.......

Ps. I doubt it will fit, but it will come down to what profile the tyre is i.e. 245/45R18.
 

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Was just looking for a wheel about the same size as the rest so if I get a flat on the rear I won't have to swap a from to rear and then put a spare on..
 

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Even though your running 19s and your spare is 16s you,ll find there probably within a bee,s dick of each other in re; to overall rolling circumference,agree with franklinfrog.If you still want the 18" spare ask them to measure the overall height and measure your wheel well
 

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The bigger space saver spare in HSV's is 215/45x18 Pirrelli on a 18x8" wheel.
Check on ebay, see these quite often for sale as people fit full size spares.
If you put your normal 19's in the spare wheel well you'll find the cover will sit high.
 

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My Vy ss has a full size 18" spare with standard 235/45 tyre on it and fits no problam in the boot where it belongs.. it was standard after all..
 
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