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padgett 03-10-2012 02:11 PM

Space saver spare
 
Could someone please tell me what the size and load rating is of the temporary spare in a WK2 ? Mine has the full sized spare and there is no listing for the spacesaver/temporary.

If the same diameter and load rating is 102 or above, I would like to acquire one to replace a 20 year old spare in another vehicle.

Interesting thing is that even though the wheels are 17x8s, the "full sized spare" is an 18. Guess one size fits all.

tnjeep 03-11-2012 05:27 AM

Re: Space saver spare
 
It is not uncommon for full size spares to have a different rim size. The overall size (wheel and rubber) is the same size. No matter if your driving the Laredo or a loaded Overland, all the tire/wheel sizes are the same height, just a half inch or so difference in width.
I don't know what the load rating is but I would assume it would have to be close to the original tires at least I hope so. That would be the point of a full size spare IMO but it is hard to tell with newer vehicles.

padgett 03-17-2012 05:35 PM

Re: Space saver spare
 
No-one has a space saver spare & can tell me what it says on the sidewall ? (size, load rating). PM is fine if do not want to admit. I would like to obtain one for a different application.

josh3008 03-17-2012 07:56 PM

Re: Space saver spare
 
Mine has a P245 65R 18 110H. Does this help?

padgett 03-17-2012 10:43 PM

Re: Space saver spare
 
That sounds like the full size spare, is it a Kumho ? The space saver should begin with a "T".

josh3008 03-18-2012 01:53 AM

Re: Space saver spare
 
Yeah it is a Kumho, I don't think we get the space saver in Aus.

Eric67 03-18-2012 03:45 AM

Re: Space saver spare
 
Never heard of a spare spacesaver for a JGC.

padgett 03-18-2012 08:29 AM

Re: Space saver spare
 
From the 2012 WK2 US specifications:

Compact full-diameter spare tire S S S S
Full-size spare tire P P P P

S-standard, P-Package Laredo, Limited, Overland, Overlan Summit

The "Package" is the "trailer tow group".

Alaska-HWY JK 03-18-2012 11:32 AM

Re: Space saver spare
 
The GC is a full time four wheel drive so a full size spare is required so as not to damage the transfer case if used. The 2 wheel drive may be different, not sure.

kennzz05 03-18-2012 11:47 AM

Re: Space saver spare
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by padgett (Post 590740)
Could someone please tell me what the size and load rating is of the temporary spare in a WK2 ? Mine has the full sized spare and there is no listing for the spacesaver/temporary.

If the same diameter and load rating is 102 or above, I would like to acquire one to replace a 20 year old spare in another vehicle.

Interesting thing is that even though the wheels are 17x8s, the "full sized spare" is an 18. Guess one size fits all.


wouldnt it be easier,cheaper,and safer to just use a full size tire, wheel as a replacement


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