Spare wheel cradle

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mnde
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Spare wheel cradle

Post by mnde » Wed Jan 18, 2006 12:20 pm

Is this standard for all BX's? I.e. will a 185/14" wheel and tyre fit properly in my Meteor's cradle which currently carries a standard 165/14" wheel?

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Post by Kitch » Thu Jan 19, 2006 6:59 pm

16v one isn't any deeper.....it uses a std steelie with some flat washers for the alloy bolts :lol:

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Post by jeremy » Thu Jan 19, 2006 8:04 pm

My 16 valve has a 165x14 tyre rather than the wider ones on the alloys. Making a virtue out of economy I suppose.

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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Thu Jan 19, 2006 8:13 pm

I have a special 165 spare with inserts welded in to allow use of the alloy wheel bolts, (thanks Vanny) I have tried to get a spare alloy in there but its too tight, then again my towbar is in that area too not helping.
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