spare wheel stolen

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Claude9
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Sat May 05, 2018 7:31 pm

Hi Guys. Recently had my spare stolen without any damage to the lowering mechanism or lock. Seems like thieves have a way to remove the wheel quite easy without any serious mechanical intervention. I would like to replace the spare with a steel rim and tyre. If anyone has this for sale, please let me know.

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Sun May 06, 2018 1:12 am

Sad to hear, even though this is a fairly common problem. The worst is that you might not be aware until you need the spare.

What size rim? I have a 15" steel rim with 31" tyre.
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Sun May 06, 2018 6:54 pm

Just check OLX plenty for sale round about R2k

You will probably buy your own wheel back


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Mon May 07, 2018 10:55 am

Hi, sad news and seems very common nowadays.......
Have a look at this product:
http://www.4x4direct.co.za/tyre-care/66 ... 51494.html
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