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Give them a call at 1-888-215-1175 toll free and find out!

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Thanks Mike. Any particular person I should ask for?

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Scott Kerr, Fixed Operations Manager. I usually deal with him, or if he's out -> Chris, one of the other parts guys.

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If anyone wants to buy mine, I'd sell it... never been used, stored in a case I made with a velcro closure.-Iain

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If anyone wants to buy mine, I'd sell it... never been used, stored in a case I made with a velcro closure.-Iain

Put it in the classifieds on smartcarofamerica.com - gone in a flash I bet!Have you never had a flat in 250,000km? Niiice.Bil :sun:

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...But it won't work on the USA cars, will it?I've never had a flat in... 600 000 km of driving, actually!-Iain

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Steven, if you start to stock them, put me on the list! :biglaugh:

+Put me on your list too Stephen.

doris

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+Put me on your list too Stephen.

doris

Did you ask Iain (Duck) what he wants for his that he never uses?

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Spare tire? We don't need no steenking spare tire!

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That's how they do it in the Motherland.....;)

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Does anyone know if it is still possible to purchase one of these spare tires talked about?

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13 years of Smart driving and never had a proper puncture except slow leaks fixed by preinjected tyre gunk. I carry a spare wheel and jack when venturing afar but have never had the opportunity to use those in earnest. I check tyre pressure almost monthly but usually do a cursory check before each drive.

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10 years and ditto; however, I was on a smart drive in the USA with two others when one car got a sidewall gash and the sealant would only hold 8 PSI in the tire. Keith had to limp slowly back to the border at 50 km/h.... That's when I decided to get one.

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...and in December last year I bent a rim on a huge pothole. The vibration was ridiculous and would have destroyed the bearing in no time and the tire looked to be on the verge of deflating at the bead. So I used the spare for the 60 km drive and it paid off nicely. It would have been a flatbed tow otherwise.

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I am ~6'3" and it fits behind my seat nicely. I have a 115 section spare on a 3.5 inch wide rim.

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My handbook tells me spare wheel is behind driver's seat:

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I store krik, wielmoersleutel, bandenzak and gebruicksaanwijzing in centre of wheel.

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No OEM spares in North American smarts...

Must be an American thing. Martian Rovers do not have spare wheels either.

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Rim for spare wheel and spare wheel holder are still available as parts:

HOLDER SPARE WHEEL Q0003851V001000000
DISC WHEEL SPARE WHEEL 3.5J X 15 ET 20,5 Q0002156V005C32L00

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Our dealer got a bunch of OEM spares in and I have one.

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