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Old 05-27-2018, 02:06 PM   #1
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Smart car spare tire

I have my smart car ready to tow. Battery disconnect,bungy cords,towing base and tow bar. My question now is what to do about a spare tire. I don't want to tow it without one. Do those of you that tow the smart car get the one that fits the front or is there some other option?
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Old 05-27-2018, 02:24 PM   #2
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Most smart owners that I know put the rear size on the front (all matching)at a tire change ,so just bring the one size fits all.
Don't matter either way.
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Iíve towed our Smart Cabrio for about 7 years now without an issue. Never had a flat on the car at all, actually. Are you going somewhere that you think you need to particularly worry about getting a flat?
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I think the OP is asking which of the tire sizes - front or back- to bring as a spare?
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That is correct. Do you carry a front or a rear or is there some other solution?
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That is correct. Do you carry a front or a rear or is there some other solution?
use any size you want ,as I already said most smart cars owners just use the rear(larger) size allround.
I do.
The only reason the front is smaller according to smart lore - it failed some avoidance test in one of the euro markets.So they down sized the front so that it would understeer instead of tipping over.

moose test i believe.
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