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    Driving home from work this morning after the longest night shift ever and then this happens.........

    What everyones reccomendations for new tyres 235/35/19???

    Luckily I was only doing about 55mph or it could of been a lot worse.

    Cant say i really like the new look either

    My other car. 1972 1641cc slammed beetle. On the road finally!!

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    after a night shift too. That's harsh Well done for remembering to take pics at this ungodly hour though

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    I know this is too late, but putting the cost saver on the front is probably not a good idea, as it will be working way too hard delivering power and steering too.
    Best to put the cost saver on the rear and then pute the removed rear wheel on the front.

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    Good point Ste but after a long day I bet he just wanted to get home and just drive slowly.

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    what size is your space saver wheel? is it the 16" like i have in my boot, how does that drive with the 19's on, i was a little concerned over this matter when i got my snowflakes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve1975l View Post
    Good point Ste but after a long day I bet he just wanted to get home and just drive slowly.
    Thanks for that ste, I'll get it changed round but as steven said I just wanted to get home.

    My other car. 1972 1641cc slammed beetle. On the road finally!!

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    How did that happen??

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    Quote Originally Posted by PAULMAC77 View Post
    what size is your space saver wheel? is it the 16" like i have in my boot, how does that drive with the 19's on, i was a little concerned over this matter when i got my snowflakes.
    It drives like a sack of $hit tbh, pulling to the left badly. Yeah its a 16"

    My other car. 1972 1641cc slammed beetle. On the road finally!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by glenboy View Post
    How did that happen??
    No idea, must of been a weak point in the tyre wall. Just glad i was taking it steady.

    My other car. 1972 1641cc slammed beetle. On the road finally!!

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    no damage to your snowflake tho?

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