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Jake, Mitsubishi Mechanic
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With 20" Wheels and Directional Tyres fitted, what size Spare

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With 20" Wheels and Directional Tyres fitted, what size Spare Wheel & Tyre should be carried on a Shogun 3.2 Di DC LWB Diamond?
Jake :

Give me the current tyre size on your 20" wheels you have now.

Jake :

then give me the tyre size on the spare you have on there now

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once I have this information I will be able to help. thanks

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi Jake.

I bought a Shogun Diamond which is fitted with 20" wheels shod with 255/50/R20 rotational Tyres. However, the Spare appears to be a different style alloy fitted with a 265/65/R17 Tyre?

There is only a 2% difference in circumference between the 2.

If you need to drive for any extended period on the spare or in 4wd or all wheel drive you will want something less than 1% to be safe and prevent any differential or transfer issues.

The PERFECT size tire for your spare would be 275/60/R17

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks Jake, you've been very helpful.

Your mos welcome.

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