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    What size spare can u fit in a vec 04 estate?

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    Full size hole ... space saver wheel ..... I always wonder what space it saves.

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    Don't think you can fit a full-size spare in the Vectra Estate or the Signum as the well is too shallow. Different story with the hatch/saloon - I have a full-size 19" wheel in mine.

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    I tryed full size in mine looks miles to big boot floor up an inch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john_k_sri View Post
    Don't think you can fit a full-size spare in the Vectra Estate or the Signum as the well is too shallow. Different story with the hatch/saloon - I have a full-size 19" wheel in mine.

    That's good news, as I'm refurbing a full size 17 inch to go in mine, wondered if it would be deeper than the well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by roswell View Post
    Full size hole ... space saver wheel ..... I always wonder what space it saves.
    None, just more penny pinching.

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    i've seen a vectra with a space saver on what a pit that is, ill be fitting a full size one in mine

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    Quote Originally Posted by triple595 View Post
    i've seen a vectra with a space saver on what a pit that is, ill be fitting a full size one in mine
    Yep, anything's better than the standard-fit 'doughnut'.

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    less weight in a space saver too but iv got a full size one in mine had to run the space saver once and never again lol

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    I have full sizes wheels in the Vecta C Hatchback (18 8J) but had to raise the boot level by abount 1" so a standard 17/18" 7J/7.5J should be fine. I used MDF and cut it to shape to raise the boot level up.
    The Signum we have also has a full size spare 17 7J I think but it will not fit in the well so I got a cover for it via ebay for a few £ and it sits in the boot. Just means I can store stuff in the well instead of the spacesaver
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