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#61 of 62 Re: Remember run-flats? Remember spare tires? [steve_]
Jun 23, 2011 (11:39 am)
How much does a tire and rim weigh?
A couple years ago, I stepped on the scale with one of the wheels I had taken off my '79 New Yorker. I think it was around 53 pounds. That was for a 15x7 copcar wheel with a 235/70/R15 tire on it.
I'd guess most compact spares are around 25-30 lb? I actually put a compact spare in my '79 New Yorker, not for the weight savings, but for increased trunk space. The full-sized spare was mounted far forward and to the left, and took a lot of space, while the compact spare could actually stand up on its side, tucked in by the rear quarter panel on the passenger side.
#62 of 62 Re: Remember run-flats? Remember spare tires? [hpmctorque]
Jun 27, 2011 (8:33 pm)
And no AWD Sienna minivans...