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    What do people use to replace the **** space saver VX put in the boot

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    i bought a gsi alloy for my spare

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    Never used one. I'm just waiting to get hold of a full size alloy.

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    Secondhand 16" steelie with a brand new tyre, raises the boot floor (estate) a bit but nearly the same diameter with tyre as the 17" alloys fitted.

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    16" steel, same as my road wheels.

    The cost savers really are crap. lthough the extra weight may affect fuel consumption. Perhaps I should get a can of tyre puncture repair and ditch the spare wheel completely?

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    Why do SPACE SAVERS come with that plastic rim/disc to make it use the same amount of space as a normal wheel?

    Take the disc out you can't get the tool kit in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ste View Post
    Perhaps I should get a can of tyre puncture repair and ditch the spare wheel completely?
    You could, but if you get a puncture that was ordinarily repairable and you use that stuff you're wasting money as you'll need to get a new tyre.

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    16 inch steel wheel for me too and it does raise the height of the boot floor a little

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    I managed to find five GSi alloys so I'm running with a full size alloy as a spare.
    Space savers suck!!!! lol

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    thanks guys, a visit to the local scrappies to find a 16" steel wheel for now and keep an eye out for a full size alloy...........or has anyone got a preface lift alloy for sale

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