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Hi, just would like to ask if the regular sized wheel will fit on the spare tire compartment? I have a donut spare tire, and i dont like it...... thanks
 

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You could get a regular wheel in there, but it would have to have a smaller tire on it, and the well cover probably wouldn't close right.

What you have beats what I have with my Miata, I have a plug kit and a compressor.
 

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was actually preparing for a long drive, about 13 hours one way...... so i was thinking a donut spare wouldnt help much in long drives..........
 

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"Trax_Tracy2013", agreed. I've tried putting a regular-sized tire in the spare-tire compartment but unfortunately was unsuccessful, as I hate the "donut" spare tire as well! So far I've had to carry my regular-sized tire around in the backseat. I have had a few "tire-emergencies" when I've needed to use it, so far twice this year, so I just haul the spare around like a "second person" inside my Trax. I'm thinking of trying to figure out a way to disassemble the donut-spare compartment soon (hopefully before winter) , because I really hate carrying my spare-tire around that way, specially when I know I have the space in the truck, it's just not accommodated to fit a tire of that size.
 

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I was also thinking that way,to disassemble the spare tire compartment, but i think it could bring in some noise due to vibration when the car is in motion, please let me know if you successfully took the compartment apart......
 

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Absolutely, as I have the same fears you do, I don't want to mess-up the set-up back there, but if I end up messing around with it any time soon I'll update you on the end-results of my journey, and how to go about doing it.
 

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Not a bad look but for anyone confident in their ability to inspect used wheel should consider looking for used wheel and tire sets on the classifieds. With past cars I have done this and came across a lot of great deals.
 
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