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Old 05-13-2021, 09:15 AM   #1
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Red face Spare Tire??

What do you do for a spare?........ I have a 2004 Seabreeze 32 ft. I have no-place to carry a spare tire, I have a trailer that I carry my RZR on I put a tire only no rim on it just in case. Please tell me what do you all do for a spare tire?
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Old 05-13-2021, 09:30 AM   #2
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CALL ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE! I'm not set up to handle the 18 wheeler truck-sized tires on our '05 National Dolphin.
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Many contrasting opinions on this subject. I do not know what size tire your RV takes.

The tires on both of our RVs are 16" rims. I'm physically able to change them. Thus I carry mounted spares and all the tools to do the job. I do have a roadside assistance policy that I'd use in some cases.

I understand that many RVers should not even try to handle or change those larger sized tires. In some places roadside assistance maybe able to locate your tire size in short time. There are plenty of stories where in the weekend periods you may not be able to get the right tire found and changed. So safest bet overall is carry a mounted spare and let someone else change it for you. It's like any other insurance policy.
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I carry an unmounted spare in the crossover between the basement lockers. A 22.5" tire just barely fits provided it's not on the wheel. Obviously, it will require roadside assistance to mount it for me but at least I won't be stuck somewhere for days awaiting a replacement tire or be subject to price gouging. I replace my steer tires every five years and keep the best one for the spare.
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We carry a mounted 22.5 spare in a basement pass thru compartment. PM me if you want details.
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We bought a 2004 Seabreeze four years ago. The prior owner had a mounted spare in the basement pass through. I have never taken the sucker out, but it is there...
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Thanks for the info... I had two new tires put on the front, I put one of the old ones in between the two compartments as suggested. It will work for me! I am way happy! I don't have to put it on my trailer anymore it is there all the time. thanks again
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I haven't had a spare on a MH since 2000, and have never had a flat that stopped me. I did have a flat once that I had to exit the freeway but a Les Schwab was right across the freeway. Called them, they dispatched a road service truck and 45 min later and $45 charge I was on my way. My present rig has 365/70 tires on 10" wide rims for the front and tag. The drive are 315/80's on 9" wide rims. There is physically no way for me to carry either one nor could I lift or take a wheel off.
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The PO mounted a 245/70/19.5 spare tire and wheel between the frame rails and behind the fuel tank on my 2006 Sea Breeze. He installed a spare tire cable style lift for a pickup truck to raise and lower the spare. Works great.
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We bought a 2004 Seabreeze four years ago. The prior owner had a mounted spare in the basement pass through. I have never taken the sucker out, but it is there...
Was this a mounted spare or not? thanks
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Was this a mounted spare or not? thanks
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I don't carry a spare 22.5" tire but I do carry a plug kit, air compressor and credit card.
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Our Sea View has the tire sitting above the propane tank. I could never get it out and my husband just barely. We have never used it. As far as I know it is an original tire. When we had a flat it was the valve stem which they fixed and put back on. If I could remove it (husband died last year) I would to get rid of the weight.
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Thanks for the info... I had two new tires put on the front, I put one of the old ones in between the two compartments as suggested. It will work for me! I am way happy! I don't have to put it on my trailer anymore it is there all the time. thanks again
Just curious if you don't mind letting me know where exactly in the belly you are storing this. I have a 2003 Sea Breeze and cannot seem to find a location when I can angle a spare into the belly. Either from the driver or passenger side. Thank you,
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