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Old 03-28-2016, 11:55 AM   #15
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I carried an unmounted spare in my excursion because it supposedly had an odd tire size that might be hard to get in an emergency. I have not gotten a spare for my Discovery and don't plan on it.

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Old 03-28-2016, 02:25 PM   #16
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I have used my spare three times. I seem to have a bad habit of turning too quick and kissing the curb. Tires don't like kissing.Two of the blowouts were while sitting in a parking lot.The third I changed when I noticed the bulge in the sidewall.I hate when curbs move out into the road .

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Old 03-28-2016, 02:35 PM   #17
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I bought a 7th tire when I bought new Toyos and I carry it on my car hauler in front of the Jeep.

Having a spare is almost a sure fire way to ensure I never get a flat...
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Old 03-28-2016, 02:43 PM   #18
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I have had five blow outs on a previous coach with 16" wheels. One just sitting in a campground and four others on the road, three in the same day. Believe the tires were just undersized for a 35 ft. coach. I have a dp now and no spare. When I buy new ones, plan to keep one somewhere unmounted. I don't believe you can switch mounted tires between rear and front, as the wheels are not the same. BTW, Good Sam will locate a service to help you, and they will find a tire close to yours to mount for you. However, you will pay for the tire. Last check on a 16" bought on the side of the road was over $300. Don't want to find out what they would charge for a 22.5.
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Old 03-28-2016, 05:08 PM   #19
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We full-timed 16 years and traveled constantly, including to Alaska. We didn't carry a spare and had no need for one.
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Old 03-28-2016, 05:24 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by americanrasc View Post
Had Michlens all the way around. 2 blowouts in 4 years- so they do blow.
I don't see where anyone said they don't, but in the 18 years we've had Type A MH's we've never even had a flat.
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Old 03-28-2016, 06:10 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by MSHappyCampers View Post
When I saw the title of this thread, I thought you were talking about my belly!
Joe, that's the Dunlop tire thing or tummy dun lapped over the belt in my case.

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