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#1 granpa dave

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 11:06 AM

i am  new to the  forum and an oap  i drive  2010mondeo  zetec . my problem is  i bought  an i8 in alloy  to replace  my spacsaver  as i tow  a caravan   the alloy  sits high in the  boot  as its  larger  than the  spacesaver. leaving  a hump in the  boot carpet  .any  suggestions  would  be  helpful  regads  dave

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#2 btmaldon


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Posted 05 May 2013 - 11:45 AM

I cant think of any way around it I'm afraid. The wheel well wasn't made for that size wheel. It may take a wider steely but as you have bought a full size spare it would be a waste.

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 12:15 PM

cant you put it in the caravan as and when needed :huh:

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 03:32 PM

There is a kit available from fords, for the focus that raises the boot floor to allow you to carry a full sized spare wheel, I assume there may also be one for the mondeo, from the thread I've read it sounds expensive, but it may be the only way around it



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Posted 05 May 2013 - 05:26 PM

In my mk3 estate, the plasti that holds the jack etc, had a lip round it liftingthe space saver up off the base of the well, i cut that off and a full sized spare fit in fine, not sure if the newer models have something similar.

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