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spare tire

  1. General E46 Forum
    I've put 50,000 miles on my E-46 330i since I bought it used and never encountered a flat tire. My luck ran out close to home as I found my rear tire completely flat over the weekend. I went to install my spare, only to find out that the previous owner had left a bald tire in place of the...
  2. Wheels and Tires
    Dont have a pic, but you know what it is. Looks like it's brand new and never used. Spare Part Number: 36116750007 Trunk Tray Cover Part Number: 71111094912 I think the spares go for 200$ and the cover fro 40$ so make an offer. I would prefer not to ship. I'm located into Central CT. PM or...
  3. General E46 Forum
    If you have a donut spare in your car, how do you secure it in the trunk?
  4. Wheels and Tires
    Style 45 Size: 16x7 Tire: Michelin Energy 205/55/16 Weight: 20.5lb + tire (approx 22.5lbs = 43 lbs total) 3 Available for $100 each local pickup or $175 each shipped. These are great spare tire replacements for someone that bent or cracked a wheel or just needs a working spare. A few minor...
  5. Tire & Wheel Forum
    With the production dates on some 1999 models going all the way back to 09/99 and with their spare tires sometimes going back all the way to early 1999, making them now 11 years old, I'm wondering when you should replace a spare tire? Basically, how old does a spare tire have to be to be unsafe...
  6. Wheels and Tires
    I always thought that the wheels and tires go on the OUTSIDE of the car, so it can roll on top of the road. But apparently, some BMW engineer decided to put a FIFTH wheel and tire on the INSIDE of my car, under the trunk floor, and next to some kind of metal scissor lift thing? :hmm: I am...
  7. General E46 Forum
    So, here's my situation: My back passenger tire has a slow leak in it. The tread was down and needed to be replaced anyway, but.... My back driver side tire has plenty of tread still left on it. It's a little over a year old. So, I'm considering putting my full spare on the back passenger...
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