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Old 12-15-2012, 08:57 PM   #1
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Spare doesn't fit!

I just purchased an 1999 Jeep Sport. I got a deal on it, but that is because there are a few problems to be worked out.

One seems to be with the spare tire.

The Jeep came standard new with 9.50-30 15 tires. I even have a nice fancy aluminum rim for the spare.

However, it isn't fully inflated, and I am afraid to fully inflate it at this time because it looks like the rubber "guards" which are on the tailgate are pushing against it making a big "dent" in the tire. It seems therefore to me that the tire doesn't fit if fully inflated.

Is this correct? I don't think it can be. So what is the issue here? Will the tire when fully inflated just push out from the tailgate such that there are no such "dents" and it won't be a problem?

Any thoughts on the matter would be appreciated.

Joe

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Old 12-15-2012, 09:09 PM   #2
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Hey Joe, I have the same set up, 30's on my canyons fully inflated. Did not really notice a problem, I'll check tomorrow and take a pic. ?????

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Old 12-15-2012, 09:15 PM   #3
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thanks

I appreciate the effort. I just got it so it just might not be inflated. But it looks...like it might not fit.

Looking forward to your reply.
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Old 12-16-2012, 10:43 AM   #4
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Here they are. it squeezes enough to hold in place so it does not wobble. I only snugged it up.
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:01 PM   #5
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Okay. Okay. And those are 30- 9.50s? Really appreciate the response. I bet the tire was flat because being on aluminum rims the air seeped out and it wasn't checked.
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