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    71-bda
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    he looks like the sort of chap who has no problem rubbing his guts in a circular motion with one hand while patting his head with the other after a few drinks



    No nothing.

    No Mods. No rockers. Just a chunky knob.

    No tackiness.

    Std as Ford intended, but with a space saver wheel and jack and nuts and wheel brace. oh.. and flaps, a man has got to have flaps.

    Innit?

     

    #101854
    bobcat
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    😹😹😹😹😹👍

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    Rog
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    #120099

    pgregory
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    thanks for that, so do i need the 17″ or the 18″?

     

     

    #120430

    Rog
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    Both fit. Different tyre walls compensate circumference.

    #120436
    71-bda
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    does the 17 incher fit over the front brake caliper though? Pain in the Harris having to swap front to rear etc if you get a front puncture



    No nothing.

    No Mods. No rockers. Just a chunky knob.

    No tackiness.

    Std as Ford intended, but with a space saver wheel and jack and nuts and wheel brace. oh.. and flaps, a man has got to have flaps.

    Innit?

     

    #120451

    pgregory
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    hmm, good point

    #120459

    Rog
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    The 18” version definitely fits (both front and rear) tested it, during a spring clean.

    Side note, anybody that has a scissor jack, investigate if you need additional leverage (It is a heavy vehicle).

    Furthermore, suggest investment in a decent wheel brace. https://www.screwfix.com/p/laser-telescopic-wheel-brace-500mm/13244?tc=FB9&ds_kid=92700023752918269&ds_rl=1241687&ds_rl=1245250&ds_rl=1243318&ds_rl=1247848&ds_rl=1245250&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIpe_9gYur4gIVVojVCh0Plg7OEAQYAiABEgL4nPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

     

    #120460

    Rog
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    #120461

    Rog
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    Link to this product is posted earlier in thread (18” shown).

    #120485
    71-bda
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    and a torque wrench to do the nuts up to 100lbft would be handy too.



    No nothing.

    No Mods. No rockers. Just a chunky knob.

    No tackiness.

    Std as Ford intended, but with a space saver wheel and jack and nuts and wheel brace. oh.. and flaps, a man has got to have flaps.

    Innit?

     

    #120495
    1234enough
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    Would the use of a spare wheel invalidate insurance, as car dosn’t have one as standard or option? anyone told their insurance company ?

    #123705
    1234enough
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    Bit of back tracking on my previous post, below my installation of spare wheel. Thought I’d try a different way.

     

    I used fire rated expanding foam to form a new wheel well, lined & wrapped everything in low tack protector, applied foam, sit spare wheel on unset foam, leave for a week, bit of trimming, new foam wheel-well made. All in cost around £100 and countless hours of pleasure.

    ratchet strap to hold wheel in place

    wrapped in low tack before foaming

    after a week removed wrapped wheel,

    bit of trimming & black spray to look better

    jack kit, complete with wheel nutsall fitted & secured in place

    lost around 45mm of boot space, ho hum

    #123753
    9designs
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    Any MOT testers here ?   Does a spare wheel need to bolted in to pass ?



    Magnetic Grey with shells, sunroof, forged wheels, calipers, city..etc

    FPM375, Full MT Blue charge pipe kit, Quaife LSD, MT Springs, DSC Suspension Control Unit, MT- Short shift, PTU Brace and Roll Restrictor – Oil Plate, LED Sequential rear lights, Shadow Chrome wheels.  HJS200 cell cat and MT Cooler.

    UK seller for DSC Active suspension. 

    DSC Modules In stock, next day dispatch.

    TracTive Damper kits  – Reservations taken    

    Jacking Blocks 

    email to:-  9designstechserv@gmail.com 

        

    #123756
    elliot
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    Only spare wheels that are slung underneath the vehicle need to be secure.



    FPM 375 + DS 2+ iMap

    DSC Suspension Controller

    Breedt Short Shifter

    Mountune V3 Cat Back

     

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