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    Default Full size spare wheel.

    Does a full size 16" steel wheel fit into the estate hole without any problems?

    Thinking of getting rid of the space saver.

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    All the standard option full sized wheels (steel or alloy) fit into the spare wheel well without a problem.

    Remove the weight saver wheel and it's plastic seat first.... the styrene tools holder remains in place under the full sized wheel.

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    Well thats not completly true...

    a 195/65/15 on steel will fit below on a estate.

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    i have a 215/50/17 in ming

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    Didnt think they fiited in the estate with out raising the floor

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    as above, 17inch alloy will raise the floor, not tried a 16inch steel
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    i even triede a 15" aloy.. that lifted the floor, also a 215/15/16 in steel did the same..

    Only one i got to fit is the one i mentioned above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenp View Post
    i even triede a 15" aloy.. that lifted the floor, also a 215/15/16 in steel did the same..

    Only one i got to fit is the one i mentioned above.
    Cheers Ken glad I wasnt going mad

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    Quote Originally Posted by s_zigmond View Post
    Cheers Ken glad I wasnt going mad
    who says you arnt

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    Thanks everyone.. just waiting for a cheap one on e-bay

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