Tires (tyres) for Space Saver spare

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Tires (tyres) for Space Saver spare

Postby Grosbard » Sat 04.06.2022, 01:29

Hi all! I'm having trouble finding a tire for my Space Saver spare. The size is T105/70 R14, and even TireRack.com doesn't carry that size! Any suggestions for places in the US that might carry this size? If not, I'm willing to import from overseas if shipping isn't insane (it can be high, just not insane :lol: ). Thanks!
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Re: Tires (tyres) for Space Saver spare

Postby Rambo » Sat 04.06.2022, 07:04

Have you tried this dealer? https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-New-Kumho-12 ... ect=mobile None in at present but obviously a demand

Failing that, check out this lot. https://www.tyres-pneus-online.co.uk/ca ... 70-14.html Under £40 per tyre and they might ship stateside? Send them an e mail
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Re: Tires (tyres) for Space Saver spare

Postby Saltire » Sat 04.06.2022, 07:13

This Firestone is the only one I can find in that size from my usual suppliers in the UK (apart from on eBay). No idea whether postage is available, or how much it would be.

Given that Firestone are definitely making them - or so it seems - it might be worth approaching a Firestone outlet in the US.

Final thought: if all else fails, I’ve found that Dougal Cawley at Longstone Tyres can often help when no-one else can.
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Re: Tires (tyres) for Space Saver spare

Postby Grosbard » Thu 09.06.2022, 01:52

Thanks for the replies, I'll try these options! My local (seemingly good) tire place said they won't even touch a space saver anymore because the tires are "mounted differently" or something like that. Is there truth to that statement, or were they just trying to get rid of me?
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Re: Tires (tyres) for Space Saver spare

Postby Fredjohn » Thu 09.06.2022, 07:17

Your local tyre shop are correct.

Instead of the usual mounting, space savers use the Lotus position.

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