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We have bought a Kia Picanto with a tyre inflator kit and no spare wheel. I recall you have been critical of inflator kits in the past. Do you still recommend getting a space saver spare?
I have an MG RV8 with the usual spare tyre in the limited boot space. Considering it would cost about £60 to replace a tyre and I have only had five problems with regards to a puncture in 48 years of driving,...
I've just had my Skoda Yeti serviced and they said my puncture repair kit had reached it's expiry date. They quotes £64 for a new kit, is it really necessary to replace it?
More info than question. On 08/06/2015 Keith asked about spare wheels for Mazda 3. I bought a new Mazda 3 in Sept 2014. Tried everywhere for spacesaver from independent suppliers with no joy (including...
Have you any views on the effectiveness of tyre repair kits? For example, how far and fast can one drive after using the product, and is any special skill needed? My own car, a 2012 Toyota Yaris, has such...
My neighbour too has just faced the 'no spare wheel' dilemma when discovering his Fiesta Ghia had a tyre damaged beyond the scope of the supplied compressor and sealant canister. We had no alternative...
Your correspondent RW, from Braintree is right to be disappointed with the lack of a spare wheel in his Ford C-Max and I am astonished at your apparent sycophancy to the manufacturers who perpetuate this...
My Lexus has no spare tyre and is equipped instead with a pump and some Dunlop sealant for use in the case of non-catastrophic tyre deflation. I've seen a product called 'Tyre Magic' which claims to be,...
I purchased a RAV4 which came without a spare wheel, they give you a repair kit. I knew about this when I purchased the car and thought that it would probably be okay. I have rehearsed a repair using...
I have just bought a Volkswagen Touran with seven seats which does not have a spare wheel. It has an air compressor and a bottle of sealant. The instructions state that after use the tyre must not be used,...
 

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