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post #16 of 17 Old 05-07-2011, 09:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Carves View Post
Mehhhh ....

Just be indecisive like me ..... and cover all the bases ....

Either location has faults ... Its just a matter of working out which way has the least faults for your requirements.

As for the additional fuel use with a roof mount .... How many hundreds of miles are you going to travel non stop at highway speeds, to notice the difference ?? .... My little stock wheel only costs me about 1mpg on a trip - but maybe the larger and knobby tyres have more effect ??

i was goign to say both! ha a lot of expedition guys run with 2 spares, cuz well, you might need them if you're out there long enough.

i'm going with rear FWIW

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Originally Posted by Vassago View Post
i was goign to say both! ha a lot of expedition guys run with 2 spares, cuz well, you might need them if you're out there long enough.

i'm going with rear FWIW
Especially if you are running thinazz bias ply's like him!

With the right tire, and right pressure.....pfffhhh spare are for wussies.

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