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Re: Re: Space saver spare tires are a joke
In a message dated 1/16/99 1:46:35 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Ever been on a LONG trip and had a flat ??! In the middle of Timbuktu where
>the only available tire is an off brand piece of garbage (not even S rated)
>at $150 + ??! If the shop's even open ??! And you really do have to be
>somewhere at a given time ? Oh, and now you're going to limp along on the
>shoulder getting side swiped by all the rude crazies who never move over for
>anything...and you only have 683.7 miles to go. Have a nice trip in your now
>obsolete nice car.!!!
Well, did get a flat in Buffalo New York in my 4kq; put on the space saver up
front, drove another 350 miles. speeds varied from 55 to 75 mph; tire felt
fine; very little apparent wear after the trip. Handled pretty well, even.