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Old 03-31-2019, 12:13 PM   #1
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Different tire sizes

I'm tire/wheel dumb, so please forgive me if these is a stupid question.

I just replaced all six of my tires on my Sunseeker 3010DS in prep for a 15k mile trip around the country. I asked the tire shop to save me the best one, as I want to mount it on a run and keep as a spare just in case.

I'm towing a jeep wrangler. Then it dawned on me... Can I just rely on the spare my jeep already has and use that in a worst-case bind. They're different sizes. My question is... Can I do that? I'm sure it wouldn't be advised to drive it very long distance with a different size tire, but I don't even know if it would technically work. Thoughts?

The sunseeker is a 225 75 R16. The jeep is 255 75 R17.
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Old 03-31-2019, 12:55 PM   #2
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Don't forget that the rim has to match what your Sunseeker has also (lug pattern, center bore, offset). Also, aren't the rear wheels dualies? Having different sized tires would probably do a number on your axle. And I don't know enough about the setup, but are all six rims even the same size?

What is the provision for the Sunseeker for a spare anyway? It doesn't come with one?
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