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Kumho spare tire

rgvance

New Member
Jun 25, 2021
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USA
Hello! Just took delivery last month of my MY. Love it! I've gathered all the necessary adapter charging cables, floor mats and a 240v charger in the garage. I also have a small air compressor and a plug kit in the frunk. My question is old school thinking. Will a Kumho donut spare tire work, as long as I have the correct bolt pattern? I've done a few 300+ mile trips and feel the need for a spare "Just in case". Not posting to debate the need for a spare, just thoughts on an emergency spare. Discount Tire | Tires and Wheels for Sale | Online & In-Person
 

DaveORD

Member
Mar 12, 2020
732
641
Chicagoland
Load rating? The MY is heavy, tires/wheels should be XL rated. I would go to discount tire or tirerack or other web site, select MY as your vehicle and let it recommend tires for you. Then check out the rating on those tires for more info as to what you are looking for. If looking for a spare that is MY certified then check out modern spare. 2020-2021 Tesla Model Y Spare Tire Kit Options
 

Flybuddy

Member
Jul 12, 2020
344
348
Fort Myers FL
You could try something like this:
It's close, looks like they're trying to use same tire from model 3 as it's an 18"--it's only .3 inch shy of stock diameter and would be OK for short use.
Another option is to try and buy a spare from another owner who upgraded their rims/tires--I've got 4 sitting here
Not sure the donut would be much better as the diameter has to be close to be useful
 

Mr. Wonderful

Member
Apr 19, 2021
116
66
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
You could try something like this:
It's close, looks like they're trying to use same tire from model 3 as it's an 18"--it's only .3 inch shy of stock diameter and would be OK for short use.
Another option is to try and buy a spare from another owner who upgraded their rims/tires--I've got 4 sitting here
Not sure the donut would be much better as the diameter has to be close to be useful
If you were in my area I would buy one from you.
 

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