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    M.O.T Test Due Anytime Now...Aint Got A Spare In The Boot...

    Whats The Score ?

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    Vehicle : Insignia Elite Nav

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    pretty sure thats a fail but someone will know for definate

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    Vehicle : Facelift Insignia/Corsa D

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    Many new cars don't have a spare, they either have runflats or that stupid foam stuff. It won't fail on that

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    it should be ok but for the price of a second hand 1 i,d get 1 incase you get a flat in the middle of nowhere some night

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    Mentioned before, my car never came with a spare wheel, it doesn't even have the space for it (seems this was an option to be replaced by the in-floor storage kit)
    Not had any issues on MoT with that

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    Cool Cheers Guys..Have Been Running About Without A Spare For Long Enough..But Will Get 1 Soon As Anyways

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    youn dont have to have one my saxo hasnt got 1 because of the twin exhaust. its passed the MOT for the last 4 or 5 years.(with less work than the vec i might ad lol)

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    I have a brand new space saver from my old Vectra c only problem is posting it lol

    Irmscher Insignia CDTI 130

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    obviously some cars never had spare wheels at all - but isn't there a requirement that if a spare wheel is standard equipment (i.e. a wheel well is present), the spare wheel should be there in good condition during the test?
    not sure -- was always under that impression though. Will try to find out more on the MOT website.

    edit: no - from what i can find so far, it looks like the condition of spare wheel is not part of the MOT.

    The AA say you don't need one http://www.theaa.com/motoring_advice...ice/tyres.html
    Last edited by Hideous; 25th June 2011 at 10:13.

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    You don't need one for it to pass.

    How ever if you Do present car for test with a spare wheel. Then same rules apply as other wheels. Ie legal amount of tread etc

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