The maxinum speed recommended by the
manufacturers are NO MORE THAN 50 MPH.
How far can I drive with the
While there is no set maxinum, it is
recommended that its used for a short distance, good enough to get you home or
to a local tire shop.
Is there any change in
Yes, since its a smaller width tire, there is
less contact with the pavement, so you should expect less performance, change in
steering properties, longer brake distances, etc.....
What is the inflation
pressure of a spare tire?
It is recommended that the tire is kept
inflated at 60 psi. Remember to check the tire pressure when you check your
Will the spare tire fit my
This is one of the most common question. Make
sure you choose the correct application for your BMW, if you are unsure, give us
My BMW has a 16 in rim (or
18, 19, 20 in rim) but the one you are selling is 17 in, will it work?
This is another common question. It is very
important to note that the outer rolling diameter is one of the key factors to
determine suitability. As long as the outer diameter of the spare is
within a 2% range of the original tire, it will be ok. With the outer diameter
being equal, a 16 in rim will have a thicker tire while a 19 in rim will have a
Comparison between Spare Tire
size 155-55-18 and a 285-35-21
This shows that regardless of
the "rim size" the outer rolling diameter remains pretty much the
Will the spare tire clear
the brake calipers of my BMW?
As long as you choose the appropriate spare
tire for your BMW, Yes, it has been tested and will clear the brake calipers on