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Old 02-17-2013, 04:51 PM
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Talking looking to replace spare

since I got new tires, I kept one of the originals for a spare. Now I'm looking for a steel wheel to mount under the truck to replace the donut they call a full size spare. found this on ebay and wondered if this would work.


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Its an inch narrower than stock chrome clad rims. This will make the tire taller than the others if you need to put it on the truck. If its just for a day, no biggie. But for that price, I think I would just wait for someone to advertise one or a partial set of oem on Kijiji or Craigslist.
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hell theres ones here locally for sale for $50 for 2
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too bad I don't live in Georgia! lol. The price is steep, I know gunna try and find on at a local junk yard
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If i recall correctly, the spare tires rim has a different center hole size then the rest of the rims. They did that because of the metal piece that is attached to the cable
Check the diameter of the spare tires center hole, you may have to fabricate a different metal plate
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has anyone tried to modify that metal piece. I was told it's bigger and would not fit chrome clad wheel. Perhaps a grinder to that metal piece will make it fit????
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You don't have to modify the hanger. Just get an oem chrome clad 20", then pry off the chrome cover. Then it will fit.

An enterprising sould did it on another forum but I couldn't get the link to work here.
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And if for some reason you can't get the residual glue off (I would try Goof Off, Goo Gone, and a buffing tool), you can just paint the wheel flat black so it looks like a spare but its full size..
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