spare for 305/70 16

Submitted: Thursday, Jul 03, 2003 at 22:24
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As I put in an earlier post this week I just got 4 x 305/70 16 inch Cooper ST's put on. I have looked up some conversion charts on the net and found that they are almost exactly the same rolling circumferance as 33 inch tyres. Will it work and not cause probs for the 80 series driveline if I get a cheap 12.5 x 33 x 15 on cheap wheel as spare untill I get the offending tyre fixed/replace when needed? (I dont really mean cheap more like cheaper as no bloody tyres in this size are even close to cheap.). What if any are other cheaper suggestions for replacement tyres as $310 for new Cooper and $50+ for wheel, (The other 4 wheels were 260 each), does anyone have to help me with keeping the costs down as the allowance for the car from the missus is getting very close to zeeeeeerrroooo!
What can I say but it looks like I'l have too take her away for a long weekend to apease her sensibilities.

All help appreciated

Cheers Charlie
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Reply By: Truckster (Vic) - Thursday, Jul 03, 2003 at 23:16

Thursday, Jul 03, 2003 at 23:16
Where are you located?? what state?

Might know a bloke sellin Cooper tire that size cheap.
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Reply By: diamond (bendigo) - Friday, Jul 04, 2003 at 13:52

Friday, Jul 04, 2003 at 13:52
gday charlie .
another option is ring around the tyre shops and just get a second hand tyre dosnt have to be to good its only a spare.we sold a cpl a little while back roadworthy $40 each.plenty of 33" aroundlooking foward to september(landcruiser park/fraser island)
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