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spare tire problem

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by blazing86, Aug 7, 2001.

  1. blazing86

    blazing86 1/2 ton status

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    i am running 8 lug rear and 6 lug front right now. I am going to tellico in a few days and am tight on cash. Is there a way to mount a tire on a wheel on the trail? If not any other ideas if i get a flat?
     
  2. Triaged

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    The easy idea is to bring 2 spairs. Or one spair and bring another friend who has the same bolt pattern as the other spair you need. It would be tough to mount a tire on the trail.

    '71 Blazer CST w/ a 400sbc, 4" lift, 36" Supper Swampers, and alot of rust
     
  3. newyorkin

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    Yeah, I agree, mounting on the trail would be a pain in the butt. 2 spares would be the way to go. I asked a similar question a while ago, thinking of 8 to 6 lug adapters or vice versa, and found the best solution is the most space consuming one; carry two spares...

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  4. Pookster

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    I think an 8-&gt; 6 conversion if they make one is better than a 6-&gt;8. The reason behind this thinking is that your 8 is probably mounted to a 14 FF, which can take the stress of having a wheel that is now 1 inch more off set than stock.. And of course, we wont go into the durability fo your 10 bolt. :)
     

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