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Old 08-26-2010, 05:39 PM   #1
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Question Need Your Opinion on Spare Tire

I need a spare tire! I am running 32 BFG AT but these tires are on a national backorder. I found a 32 BFG KM on Craigslist for $100. Would my Jeep look stupid with an unmatched spare?

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Old 08-26-2010, 05:43 PM   #2
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Oooooo, how big of a difference is it? If it were me I would wait for the matching one, but I might be just a little OCD on things like this.

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Old 08-26-2010, 05:43 PM   #3
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If you have no spare at all you would look even stupider sitting on the side of the road/trail with a flat than with an unmatched spare....
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Old 08-26-2010, 05:46 PM   #4
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^^^^ true!!
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The tire on craigslist is a lot cheaper and its new.....but im kinda OCD too and really want a matching spare
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Old 08-26-2010, 05:48 PM   #6
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As long as it's a functional spare it doesn't matter what it looks like. Although a KM is a mud tire, it will have a more aggressive look.

If it's new, buy it, keep it till you can get a matching one, and then sell it. Since it's a spare it should stay new.
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Old 08-26-2010, 06:12 PM   #7
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You need a spare for the unexpected. I say get that $100 one dude
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Old 08-26-2010, 06:29 PM   #8
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Go for it. $100 is a pretty good deal and you need to expect the unexpected
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Old 08-26-2010, 07:15 PM   #9
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Agreed with everyone above. Spend the 100.00 and get the spare. If you are really that concerned with appearance, put a tire cover on. Solves the problem.

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I have four near-new kevlar MT/Rs on the ground and one butt-ugy worn-bad spare-only old style non-kevlar MT/R as a spare. It's always better than to have any kind of a spare, even non-matching and as butt-ugly as mine is, than no spare at all. It holds air, that's good enough for now.
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The tire on craigslist is a lot cheaper and its new.....but im kinda OCD too and really want a matching spare
Put a tire cover on it, and no one will know it doesn't match....... just sayin'
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Old 08-26-2010, 08:40 PM   #12
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Get the KM it's a good tire.

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