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Ford sells a spare tire kit which includes a wheel, tire, jack, wrench and hold down that works with the 2015-16 Mustangs. I have been told that this wheel may not mount to the GT 350's because of the dampening system. Does anyone know this for sure?
 

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Ford sells a spare tire kit which includes a wheel, tire, jack, wrench and hold down that works with the 2015-16 Mustangs. I have been told that this wheel may not mount to the GT 350's because of the dampening system. Does anyone know this for sure?
Welcome to the forum cchesley. Sorry, don't know the answer. I'd call Ford Performance and ask them about options.
 

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Read the fine print, more than likely it will not fit on the front. Let us know. I HATE that there is not a spare option for the car I enjoy so much!

Bought an after market spare from Automotive Authority that claims it fits both front and rear, kinda pricey but I'd rather have a way to drive the car with the hope of repairing the tire. I will post the images of the kit soon.
 

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Read the fine print, more than likely it will not fit on the front. Let us know. I HATE that there is not a spare option for the car I enjoy so much!
I wonder how well the flat fixer they gave us really works. Not only that but it won't seal a puncture in the sidewall either. It's probably next to impossible to find a flat bed that carries race ramps or 2x10s that will load our cars without damage.
 

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I hear you guys, but FWIW my Carrera S had the same inflator set up. In 6 years of ownership I never had a "catastrophic" flat that left me stranded. I did have 6 flats, but they were all due to screw/nail punctures as the tires were so sticky. Air leaked slowly overnight and I was able to inflate and drive to repair shop. It came with super sticky Pirellis (IIRC) and they were always picking up nails/screws. Once I replaced with the Michelin Pilot Super Sports (same as we have on the GT350) I stopped getting flats. So at least there's that :)
 

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Plan on replacing any tire that has a hole anyway. With the Speed rating of the tires I would never trust a patch. And if there’s a tread depth difference side to side? Replace both!
 

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Plan on replacing any tire that has a hole anyway. With the Speed rating of the tires I would never trust a patch. And if there’s a tread depth difference side to side? Replace both!
Gospel, Porsche would not patch any tire, at the speed ratings they weren't taking the risk, smart practice! This is exactly why I purchase the tire/wheel warranty on cars like this :)
 

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If they are going to make this into 2019, I really would like to see a spare tire option. Maybe even something with carbon fiber to keep the weight down. There's far to much technology out there to keep this from us!!!
 

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There are a few that have found a reasonably priced 8-9 inch wide wheel that would fit the GT350, then had it narrowed to 5” and mounted 185 tire that matched the MPSS tire diameters. Cost was about $450 total, as I recall.
 

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Automotive Authority has a spare tire kit - they're on back order until March 2018, about 600 frogskins. I'm going to get one just to be in the safe side. Having a spare is piece of mind even if it's going to get towed you don't want the suspension slammed on a flatbed.:cool:
 

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get a set of winter tires and rims.
Get a good heavy duty plug kit. You'll be surprised how effective a plug is, it will get u home
 

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Automotive Authority has a spare tire kit - they're on back order until March 2018, about 600 frogskins. I'm going to get one just to be in the safe side. Having a spare is piece of mind even if it's going to get towed you don't want the suspension slammed on a flatbed.:cool:
For those who might still be looking...

Automotive Authority has the GT350 spare listed for $430 for the tire/wheel as of right now. Looks like they are available for order and back ordered til July. It's July now. I'm guessing they have these made up in batches as they get orders in.

https://www.automotiveauthorityllc....g-gt-with-brembo-brakes?variant=5989033312283
 

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Had to tow mine to the dealer a few weeks ago for a splitter issue (see related post). Flatbed truck had 2x10's on it .... made the tow very easy
 

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Had to tow mine to the dealer a few weeks ago for a splitter issue (see related post). Flatbed truck had 2x10's on it .... made the tow very easy
Did the flatbed driver know he was going to load a low clearance vehicle or does he always carry 2x10’s as a precaution?

FYI I bought the spare tire kit from Autmotive Authority. It’s a nice set up but you'll need to have someone around who can hold down the brake when you bolt on the adapter plate for the front wheel.
 

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My company delivers Medical supplies and every vehicle has a tire plug kit. If you notice your tire is low and if you pull into a gas station where there is a air pump all you do is air it up and than pull the nail or screw out and take the kit out and clean the hole and put the plug in. Air the tire back up and you are good to either go somewhere and have the tire replaced or just drive it with the plug. I have never seen one done properly that failed. It is better than the patch versions.
 

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FYI I bought the spare tire kit from Autmotive Authority. It’s a nice set up but you'll need to have someone around who can hold down the brake when you bolt on the adapter plate for the front wheel.
Can you explain in more detail please? Someone must have the brake pedal engaged to place the spare tire on the front with the accompanying adapter plate that is part of the GT350 kit from AA? I have recently placed an order and the kit is expected to arrive soon.
 

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Can you explain in more detail please? Someone must have the brake pedal engaged to place the spare tire on the front with the accompanying adapter plate that is part of the GT350 kit from AA? I have recently placed an order and the kit is expected to arrive soon.
The adapter is bolted to the wheel first to provide clearance for the spare. So with the wheel and tire off the vehicle how do you keep the spindle from rotating when you tighten the mounting bolts down? The answer is you have someone step on the brakes. Absent a helper you’ll never get the adapter bolted securely into place to then attach the spare rim.
 
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