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tavaresdc 05-03-2012 07:08 AM

SPARE TIRE! Important Information!
 
Today i got a flat tire and instead of testing out the run flats i decided to put the spare on! PLEASE note the spare tire DOES not fit on the front! The rim hits the caliber. therefore i had to do a tire rotation plus put the spare on! for $60k+ i would think srt would have realized the spare doesn't fit on the front! just felt this information should know before a time of crisis not discover during a time of crisis!

JRoll1ns 05-03-2012 07:13 AM

You should never ever ever put a doughnut spare tire on the steer axles. Ever.

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12Jeep 05-03-2012 08:19 AM

Stinks to hear about the flat. I read a while back about the spare only fitting on the rear wheel. I think I saw the info in the manual that I downloaded or on a forum conversation about including a spare on the SRT's when they had run flats. I like that they included the spare although I agree having to swap the wheels in the event of a flat front tire is a pain.

BigHemi2 05-05-2012 01:57 PM

Re: SPARE TIRE! Important Information!
 
Yes, the information is in the printed copy of the owners manual, but you would never notice it unless you were really looking for it. It should be highlighted on the front page of the abridged owners manual included with the vehicle.

nosmoke 05-06-2012 08:10 AM

Re: SPARE TIRE! Important Information!
 
This doesn't apply if you have the bigger spare with the tow package, correct?

12Jeep 05-06-2012 10:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by nosmoke (Post 625406)
This doesn't apply if you have the bigger spare with the tow package, correct?

Yes this applies with vehicles equipped with the tow package, the spare with the tow package will not clear the front brakes.

SLtAR 05-08-2012 03:14 AM

Re: SPARE TIRE! Important Information!
 
havent check the spare tire yet, but the middle east version is the exact size as the normal tires so i think it would fit just fine :)

docwthem5 05-08-2012 11:52 PM

Re: SPARE TIRE! Important Information!
 
so to clarify if you don't have the tow package you get the larger spare?


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