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Old 02-23-2009, 08:20 PM   #1
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Cool Spare Tire

Spare tire... l ordered a rs ss abt a month ago asked dealer abt spare tire said he tried to put it in order wouldnt take. Guess too big for trunk. Ya l am an old dude and am concerned abt flat tires in the boondocks lol.
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:22 PM   #2
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On my GM WORKBENCH, it said spare tire not desired. I dont know why because I never said I didnt want one.
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:24 PM   #3
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On my GM WORKBENCH, it said spare tire not desired. I dont know why because I never said I didnt want one.
What he said.
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:25 PM   #4
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Spare tire... l ordered a rs ss abt a month ago asked dealer abt spare tire said he tried to put it in order wouldnt take. Guess too big for trunk. Ya l am an old dude and am concerned abt flat tires in the boondocks lol.
Spare is not an option on the SS. period.... Sorry the dealer should have known that. in act if you go to chevy's own website and download the specification sheets for the camaro it is listed right there as not available on the SS....
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:25 PM   #5
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On my GM WORKBENCH, it said spare tire not desired. I dont know why because I never said I didnt want one.
I believe the spare is not offered, correct me if I am wrong...
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:26 PM   #6
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On my GM WORKBENCH, it said spare tire not desired. I dont know why because I never said I didnt want one.
That's because that option is a default on all SS orders. You can't get a spare on the SS even if you wanted one because the 15" compact spare will not fit over the 14.4" rotors and Brembo brakes.
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:26 PM   #7
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The 'Spare Tire' is referring to a 'Donut' type of tire... which doesn't come with the SS model due to the Brembo Brakes. The SPare (aka donut) wouldn't fit over/around/whatever the Brembos
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yea they made me initial next to where it said no spare on my invoice, but there is a cut out in trunk for a spare.
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:39 PM   #9
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Thanks 4 clearing it up 4 me. Just hafta keep cell phone handy. lol
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Old 02-23-2009, 08:44 PM   #10
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yea they made me initial next to where it said no spare on my invoice, but there is a cut out in trunk for a spare.
the battery still goes there. not to mention it saves on production costs. it wouldnt be a smart move to change the trunk setup between v-6 and v-8 cars.
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Old 02-23-2009, 09:08 PM   #12
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So for those who don't get a spare........ is there a jack ?
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So for those who don't get a spare........ is there a jack ?
theres an air pump and some tire sealant goo
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Will the goo ruin the sensor or is this a non-TPMS ruining goo formula? I'm not a fan of replacing a tire and sensor at the same time, although they tend to snap when you get a flat anyway.
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