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Would You Use A Tyre Inflator Kit

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knockavacca | 11:50 Sun 15th May 2016 | Motoring
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new cars now supplied with tyre inflator kits, have /would you use one thanks

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Check if your car came with the option to have a spacesaver as an extra - if it did kick yourself that you didn't order one. If there is no well for a spare you can either forget it or lug a wheel around in the boot. If there is a well I'm afraid the dealer will want an arm and a leg for the spacesaver, jack, brace etc. - much more than the option price. The safest option of finding one is from a breaker from a car with identical wheels to yours.
I don't think "inferior brand" is quite the right terminology For example, Dacia's come with a spare wheel, Rolls Royce don't even have a space saver but you wouldn't call them an inferior brand. But it does make a Duster superior to a Wraith!
A 'spare'of any kind is an extra cost option now. But as said many cars do not even have space for even a 'space saver' spare.
We have a motability car with just a can of 'gunge' but we are told never to try to use it , just phone for roadside assistance.
I understand what folk are saying re brand; but as a comparison, if you were a dessert seller and one day deliberately decided to replace the currants in your plum duff with cockroaches IMO your brand name would slip down the list.
For most cars calling the Noddy wheel a 'spacesaver' seems a misnomer. Design the boot with a deeper well for the wheel and your boot space stays the same. I suspect it's simply cheaper to fob buyers off with a lesser product and hope they won't notice; or even convince themselves it's some kind of benefit.
It's not just a case of making the wheel-well deeper OG, in some cases it has to have the diameter increased as well. That's the problem when you have a puncture - there's no way to get the real wheel into the boot.
Apparently the new water based sealant does not make the tyre unrenovatable

Still wouldn't buy a motor with a spare wheel, even if it was a space saver.

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