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Old 10-20-2008, 01:59 PM   #1
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What spare tire?

What is with the piece of crap Ford calls a replacement for a spare tire? Fix-a-flat and an air pump? So what do I do when my tire blows out? Are they doing this on alot of cars now or is it a ford thing?


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Old 10-20-2008, 02:47 PM   #2
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No temp spare donut? Wow - that's cheap. Go to pick-a-part and pick one up on the cheap. (Just make sure it fits) I wouldn't feel safe with just a spare-in-the-can.
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Old 10-20-2008, 03:35 PM   #3
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I have an early '08 and it came with a spare. I don't know how this happened because it's a $60 extra. It wasn't on the sticker either. The dealer had added a pinstripe and put
Nitrogen in the tires for free-don't know about the spare.
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Old 10-20-2008, 10:01 PM   #4
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The RX-8 comes like that, too. ;-)
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Old 10-20-2008, 10:45 PM   #5
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i believe the bullitt and gt500 come with these inflation kits too.
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In a performance car I think you can get away with it but, a daily driver like the Focus? Thats a no no. You need a compact spare at least.
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my sister has an M3 and its the same way
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most luxury cars havent came with a spare in the last few years
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most luxury cars havent came with a spare in the last few years
Most also come with run-flats, the Focus does not. I think no-spare is the stupidest idea out there.
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^^ FORREAL... no spare tire... what are they thinking??
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