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Spare tire storage

Marble

New Member
May 5, 2018
2
0
Key Colony Beach FL 33051
several months ago my left rear tire came off on an expressway leaving rim with about 1/2 inch of rubber left on rim.
I replaced all 4 tires and purchased the mounted tire and rim as a spare.
It fits in my P85 frunk perfectly—doesn’t have 2nd motor. Added 22mm socket for lug nuts and am getting jack so if I have a flat in future I or a local tow company can change tire for me to avoid waiting for Tesla road service dispatch who removed rim and mounted a loaner replacement mounted and inflated on rim.
Hope not needed again but worth peace of mind.
 

wycolo

Active Member
May 16, 2012
3,095
429
WA & WY
A nice jack for Teslas is from Harbor Freight: aluminum low-profile $75US on sale. Small enough to stow away, strong and safe to use compared to (ugh) sissor jacks. Suggest a 7"x7" steel plate in case you bail out over soft soil.
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linkster

Active Member
Apr 22, 2013
1,128
268
USAX2
Marble

Yup, been a card carrying (spare donut) member in the S since '13 and now in my 3, however, I carry a 6-pt. 21mm socket.
 

SouthBayGuy

Member
Apr 22, 2018
122
85
California
For long trips I plan to bring along a spare as well. May I ask what you guys are using for a spare? For example, a universal fit spare donut or a full size tire and wheel?
 

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