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Will This Spare Tire Work (Willing to Ream Out Holes)

Discussion in 'Model 3: Driving Dynamics' started by PianoAl, Jan 8, 2020.

  1. PianoAl

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    Just checking before I pull the trigger—this should work, right?

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  2. KenC

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  3. PianoAl

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    I contacted the seller and had the exchange below. I've since ordered it. If anyone knows that a 145/80/18 won't fit, let me know immediately and I'll cancel the order.

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  4. KenC

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    The OEM tires are 235/45/18 and 26.3" in diameter. The 135/80/18s are 26.5" in diameter, 0.8% larger.

    A 145/80/18 is 27.1" in diameter, 3% larger. Within 1% is ideal. 3% may throw alot of errors.

    My original post should have said "alloy" wheel, not allow wheel! D'oh!
     

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