Recent Topics
Oil Filter Autopsy Question
by Nyogtha
10/22/14 12:58 AM
Napa Gold (Wix) Oil Filters Threads Machined Badly
by crazyoildude
10/22/14 12:44 AM
Need oil for car with oil control ring issues
by Oro_O
10/21/14 11:34 PM
AMSOIL Oil Filter Demonstrator
by CELICA_XX
10/21/14 11:31 PM
being a dealer tech
by ram_man
10/21/14 10:38 PM
Mobil 1 X1 ESP 0W30
by spiderbypass
10/21/14 10:27 PM
Mazda Miata ridiculous oil change interval
by Baveux
10/21/14 09:48 PM
2 piece engine block on Ford's new 2.7 EcoBoost V6
by gonefishing
10/21/14 09:47 PM
Sears Die Hard Platinum
by StevenR
10/21/14 09:35 PM
2015 VW GTI, one of the best under $30k?
by buster
10/21/14 09:01 PM
Lone wolf strike in Canada?
by DNVDMAX
10/21/14 08:59 PM
Kawasaki 175 Old Enduro Carb set up....Advice ?
by Rudy1999 250
10/21/14 08:53 PM
Newest Members
ArtGarcia, 12e, AnonyBliss, Rits, BMEP
51659 Registered Users
Who's Online
31 registered (AutoCoil, deven, asiancivicmaniac, cutter, Bill_G, 901Memphis, 4 invisible), 787 Guests and 203 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51659 Members
64 Forums
221039 Topics
3493717 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3287997 - 02/20/14 07:08 AM Re: Check your spare... [Re: KitaCam]
leeharvey418 Offline


Registered: 08/05/11
Posts: 598
Loc: Southeast Michigan
I always wondered what the owner of a Honda Ridgeline was supposed to do if they had a load of bulk mulch in the bed and needed to get to the spare tire.
_________________________
2010 Mazda3 s Grand Touring
2014 Mazda CX-9 Touring AWD

Top
#3288133 - 02/20/14 09:02 AM Re: Check your spare... [Re: KitaCam]
Miller88 Offline


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 6767
Loc: Onondaga County
The VersaNote has it outside. I was disappointed. Here in NY, the carriers all rust up after 3 or 4 years and your spare tire randomly falls out or hen you need it you can't get it out without breaking the carrier.


It won't be a deal breaker in a few years when I buy a car, but it is something that takes a few points away from it.
_________________________
'11 Focus PYB 45K
'00 Cherokee PYB 125K

Top
#3288329 - 02/20/14 12:05 PM Re: Check your spare... [Re: KitaCam]
Bottom_Feeder Offline


Registered: 12/07/08
Posts: 1450
Loc: Occupied Virginia
A friend of mine blew a tire on the Taconic State Parkway in NY a while back. The spare was fine but the problem was that the big wingbolt that held it in the trunk was rusted and wouldn't come off. His dad was with him, and with lots of prying and swearing they were able to free the spare from the trunk. Problem was the wingbolt and its mount tore away from the rusted floor so they still couldn't use the spare. I think they were able to walk to a garage or body shop and had it torched off.

Tell me that wouldn't ruin your day...

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2