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Old 05-20-2018, 11:23 AM   #1
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My spare is flat

I never thought to check the spare prior to road trips. I started the process of installing my BAL hide a spare today.

When I took the spare off the bumper I noticed it was totally flat.

Glad I was doing this now. Checking the spare will be a general part of checking my other tires upon departure.

Have fun.
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Old 05-20-2018, 11:33 AM   #2
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Thanks for the reminder.... I dewinterized yesterday, fired up all the appliances, checked the tires and got everything ready for the season but forgot to check the spare.

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Old 05-20-2018, 04:45 PM   #3
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I never thought to check the spare prior to road trips. I started the process of installing my BAL hide a spare today.

When I took the spare off the bumper I noticed it was totally flat.

Glad I was doing this now. Checking the spare will be a general part of checking my other tires upon departure.

Have fun.
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I check the spare before every trip, as I check and air up the other tires on the trailer and TV.
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Old 05-20-2018, 05:09 PM   #4
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I also check my spare by tapping it with a hammer before each trip. I have been meaning to order another sensor for my TST monitoring system for the spare but keep forgetting it.
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Old 05-21-2018, 01:26 PM   #5
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I have CAA (Canadian version of AAA) for RV's, just in case.
Also, just in case I carry a 12 volt tire pump and a liquid tire inflator/sealer.
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Old 05-21-2018, 04:09 PM   #6
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I rap mine with my knuckles each time I walk past it, much like a trucker hitting his tires with a hammer. A dull thud is not a good sound.
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Old 05-21-2018, 04:28 PM   #7
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Spare ~~ it is the odd or UNpaired tire on my TST 507.
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Old 05-21-2018, 08:22 PM   #8
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Added a tpms sensor to mine as well
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Old 05-21-2018, 08:33 PM   #9
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When I get a flat.....it's usually only on one side and the rest of the tire is ok.
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Old 05-21-2018, 08:34 PM   #10
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I never thought to check the spare prior to road trips. I started the process of installing my BAL hide a spare today.

When I took the spare off the bumper I noticed it was totally flat.

Glad I was doing this now. Checking the spare will be a general part of checking my other tires upon departure.

Have fun.
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How do like your Hide a Spare ? been looking at getting one.
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