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Using a normal tyre on an emergency wheel

Using a normal tyre on an emergency wheel
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  • Harry Kennedy
  1. Can you put a regular tire on a spare rim?
  2. Can you put a space saver TYRE on the front?
  3. Can you use a different size spare tire?
  4. How far can you drive on an emergency TYRE?
  5. Can I drive 200 miles on a donut?
  6. What can I use if I don't have a spare tire?
  7. Can you use a 17 inch space saver on car with 18 inch wheels?
  8. Can you reuse a space saver TYRE?
  9. What will happen if you have a front TYRE blowout?
  10. Can you run two different size tires on the same axle?
  11. Why is a spare TYRE called Stephanie?
  12. What's the difference between a spare tire and a donut?

Can you put a regular tire on a spare rim?

You can't put a regular tire on a spare tire rim because the rim for the spare is not wide enough for a standard tire. You would have to get a regular-sized rim to do that.

Can you put a space saver TYRE on the front?

Put it on the front and drive more slowly than the 80kph limit, especially in the rain. ... If your car is a standard rear-wheel drive car, the space saver should still go on the rear but be aware that you will wheelspin much more easily.

Can you use a different size spare tire?

Yes, you can use your old tire as a spare, as the general rule is that a spare within 2" of the bad tire on the ground will work, but a used tire the same size as your tires on the ground won't cost much.

How far can you drive on an emergency TYRE?

This is the dry weather speed and if it's wet you should go slower. The maximum distance you can drive on a space saver tyre is usually marked as around 50 miles (80km) but if necessary they can be driven up to 300 miles (500km) on good surfaces as slow speeds.

Can I drive 200 miles on a donut?

Safe-Saver/Donut Spare Tire

A general rule of thumb is to drive no more than 70 miles and no faster than 50 miles per hour before replacing your donut with a new tire. The biggest reason to use these space savers for a short period of time is because they have little to no tread.

What can I use if I don't have a spare tire?

How to Fix a Flat Tire Without a Spare

  1. Use a tire repair kit. Keep a tire repair kit on hand. ...
  2. Use a run-flat tire. Purchase run flat tires. ...
  3. Contact roadside assistance. Be ready to contact emergency services. ...
  4. Shifting away from supplying spares. ...
  5. Consider spares when buying a new car.

Can you use a 17 inch space saver on car with 18 inch wheels?

The rolling circumference of the 18-inch wheels and tyres will probably be the same as the 17inch wheels and tyres. As wheels get bigger, profiles get lower. So the emergency spare for the 17s should be okay for the 18s.

Can you reuse a space saver TYRE?

Yes it can be reused but getting the air to let it collapse enough to fit in its place can be a problem. We carry a can of sealant aswell to try and avoid using the ridiculous spare.

What will happen if you have a front TYRE blowout?

In a front wheel blowout, one of your tyres will have lost all its inflation, and you could be driving on bare wheel rims. Don't brake hard, as this will increase the weight on the front tyres and could force the wheel rim to dig into the tarmac, causing the car to lose stability and even flip over.

Can you run two different size tires on the same axle?

Long story short: Yes, it is a problem to have two tires of different sizes on the front (or back) of your car. Having two different-sized tires on the same axle is generally not a good thing. ... Sometimes, people choose to put larger tires on the rear axle of their vehicle for handling reasons, cosmetic reasons, etc.

Why is a spare TYRE called Stephanie?

It consisted of an inflated tyre on a circular metal rim without spokes. The motorist clamped it to the rim of the wheel that had the flat. ... They called their device the Stepney Spare Wheel, after the location of their workshop in Stepney Street, Llanelli.

What's the difference between a spare tire and a donut?

Full size spares – A full size spare tire is a tire that is the same size as the rest of your tires. ... Temporary spare – Also known as a “donut,” this tire is smaller than your car's standard tires. Unlike the full size spares, there will be a noticeable performance difference when driving on a donut.

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