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    Default spare wheel needed tonight can you help?

    hey has anyone around the wirral area got a spare sri alloy either pre of facelift with a good 215/50/17 tyre on it i could borrow for an mot tmorrow?

    just got pulled over for having no mot and its booked in tomorrow so gonna take the vxr's off and put the standards back on but one has a bald tyre

    if anyone can help would be much appreciated

    thanks

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    Why can't you just leave the VXR wheels on?

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    I hope your not going to put the bald tyre back on after MOT

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan View Post
    Why can't you just leave the VXR wheels on?
    there may be a slight bit of camber wear on a couple

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmac View Post
    I hope your not going to put the bald tyre back on after MOT
    no its only for mot i have vxr's wheels to put back on

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    but if you have camber wear then are they still legal or not ????

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    I would keep VXR's on that way if there not legal you can buy some new one's its safty first and i would hate to think you were asking some one to help you break the law

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    Quote Originally Posted by deztroyer View Post
    but if you have camber wear then are they still legal or not ????
    dont know it needs to pass tomorrow so takeing no chances

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    I would keep VXR's on that way if there not legal you can buy some new one's its safty first and i would hate to think you were asking some one to help you break the law
    they are still loads of tread left and i would never drive round with tyres i couldnt stop on! even with a slight bit of camvber wear 19" continentals are gonna stop a hell of a lot better than some of these 145 korean **** arnt they!

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    I think the rule on tyres are centre 2 thirds must be 1.6mm around whole circumference and a visible tread pattern around rest of tyre i.e not slicks on the shoulders

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    your lucky the police didnt check for bald tyres if you ran out of MOT

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