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azcarnut

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Message Posted: Jan 21, 2009 9:10:47 AM

Do you know if you are prepared, in case of a flat? How about your jacking equipment, is it all there? do you know how to use it?
I think most driver's assume that the spare tire is always there and in good condition ready for use - not always the case!
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weddy11
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 3:46:31 PM

very rarely.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 1:59:41 PM

not enough.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 9:41:57 PM

There is a spare?
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 2:51:47 PM

monthly
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Jul 15, 2014 2:23:43 PM

Not often.
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55Russ
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Message Posted: Jul 11, 2014 12:07:22 AM

Not very often
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jul 4, 2014 9:21:15 PM

No
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 7:29:58 AM

I didn't check it for a few years. This reminds me to check it.

[Edited by: Awing1 at 6/30/2014 7:30:19 AM EST]
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Jun 30, 2014 6:57:46 AM

Don't
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eB40
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2014 4:54:04 PM

Never
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PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 12:48:25 PM

Never
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campyz
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 12:01:46 PM

Last time was about 5 years ago.
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Treasurehuntxxx
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 10:11:12 AM

never lol
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 9:54:42 AM

Once per month.
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 8:18:14 AM

Once in 10 years or so
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 7:59:06 AM

Never
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Jun 19, 2014 7:35:10 AM

Don't recall?
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 12:15:48 PM

I don't............
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 11:28:50 AM

don't
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krazkar
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 12:43:03 AM

Can't remember when I did, but I know I have!
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 8:00:36 PM

Haven't
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eB40
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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2014 5:20:18 PM

don't
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: May 31, 2014 4:51:47 PM

Not enough.
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timewalker
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Message Posted: May 27, 2014 7:50:27 AM

Not nearly often enough.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: May 27, 2014 7:34:55 AM

don't
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: May 20, 2014 8:18:49 AM

probably once every year or two
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toms1120
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Message Posted: May 20, 2014 8:08:23 AM

Going to.
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 11:23:06 PM

Never
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: May 15, 2014 9:13:19 PM

Today
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: May 10, 2014 10:34:29 PM

Need to.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: May 4, 2014 1:59:27 PM

not enough
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eB40
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2014 6:40:46 AM

oh no...
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MeTaBall
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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2014 7:45:35 AM

Haven't
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eB40
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2014 10:19:50 AM

Need too.
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Mr1lung
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 11:51:21 AM

never
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nichols
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 10:07:05 AM

rarely
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toms1120
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2014 12:56:13 PM

Not as often
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 7:48:32 AM

not enough
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 3:09:09 AM

Not often enough.
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 3:03:17 AM

weekly
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2014 4:51:44 PM

never
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2004VHO
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 3:24:20 PM

I know the tools are all in place, should the need arise. I only check the air in the tire maybe twice a year though...
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sirreal1984
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 11:00:03 AM

I never check my spare tire. My jack is there and I do know how to use it.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 10:17:06 AM

need to.
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cDagasGo
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Message Posted: Mar 23, 2014 9:54:52 PM

Never
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eB40
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Message Posted: Mar 16, 2014 4:27:01 PM

never

[Edited by: eB40 at 3/16/2014 4:27:26 PM EST]
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morrongiello
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 7:13:40 PM

never
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2014 5:01:39 PM

not enough.
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2014 6:29:34 PM

last month...

i had to buy a newer/ used spare donut since the original has too much rust & rubber is dryrotted

of course this was hanging underneath the van; exposed to the elements

the spare in my car, however, is very good & rust free... eventhough it's old
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luvmyrv
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2014 3:50:19 PM

not as often as I should
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