Spare tyres

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  1. Zains Pops

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    Some advice would be appreciated regarding spare tyres.
    Our MH is on a transit chassis with twin rear wheels,all good stuff. Ford provide a 'toy town' jack and a wheel brace (mainly for those of us built like a brick sh*t house) so far so good, but there is no spare wheel or obvious space for a spare.
    So do I
    1.source a spare from a scrap yard and store it in an under seat locker,
    2.buy a can of puncture spray (not my favourite product) or
    3.drive around like a HGV and call out a tyre specialist in the unlikely event of a puncture.
    What do others do.?::bigsmile:
     
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    3. :thumb:





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  3. Phill D

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    spend around £8 a tyre on Puncture safe or equivalent NO punctres :thumb:

    http://www.puncturesafe.com/pages/cars.htm

    did my motorhome for less than £40 in the time it takes to jack each wheel ( independently ) let the tyres down and reinflate to correct pressures simple to DIY.:thumb:
     
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    If you call out for a tyre on the motorway you will wish you had a spare when they tell you how much they want
     
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  6. Techno

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    Some go to great lengths to build their own carrier :Cool:
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    i did this for 2 reasons:-

    1. dont want punctures!!!!
    2. could not afford 20 - 40 kgs aff my payload.

    its as individual a choice as choosing your van.
     
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    I have put this (or equivilant) in my tyres for years. I have no spare or anywhere to put one.
     
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