Spare Tire

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Old 08-24-2007, 07:05 AM
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Originally Posted by occ View Post
Got both tires and rim from a local greenhybrider for $185. Got the tpms from ford dealer for $130....and keep getting the tmps senor tripping...like econoline say, dont get the tmps for your full size spare...UNLESS your ford dealer has the address reseting machine and is willing to do that 'resetting' for FREE EVERY TIME you rotate your tires.

If you don't have a TPMS on your spare and you rotate it in.... won't you still have the alarm go off. I thought the things don't transmit unless the tire is in rotation so the one "stowed" with the TPMS would not transmitt and you'd still get a warning?
 
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Old 08-25-2007, 09:01 AM
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Originally Posted by TeeSter View Post
If you don't have a TPMS on your spare and you rotate it in.... won't you still have the alarm go off. I thought the things don't transmit unless the tire is in rotation so the one "stowed" with the TPMS would not transmitt and you'd still get a warning?
Yes, I believe that's the case also. If you get a full size spare and plan to rotate it, make sure you can live with the tpms sensor going off from time to time.
 
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Old 09-18-2007, 11:50 PM
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Originally Posted by 08hybridok View Post
Curious what you paid for the FEH rim & tire (individually)

I've been debating this for 3 months now, but $200-300 + from Ford seems high just to match. Esp when I only drive 6 miles to work. But for a lot less I'm thinking I would. I hate the thought of using a doughnut spare. I always have full size, Expedition, F-150, '66 'Stang...

I've seen some 05 rims on "special" for $50ish. Thinkning of getting one of those, even tho it's not a match, it is full size.
My rim only cost me $50. But I bought my rim back and that was the core charge - long story.

The company the body shop used was Keystone Auto ( http://www.keystone-auto.com/ ) That company sells reconditioned rims for $179 (according to my estimate and repair bill). Plus Ford sent me a flier stating the EcoPlus tire was around $103.00.
The replacement rim was purchased through KeyStone Auto.

Now I just need to get a tire, but may wait until I need to replace the 4 original tires.
 

Last edited by rihavo; 09-25-2007 at 05:11 PM. Reason: corrections
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