spare tyre

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spare tyre

1. an additional tyre, usually mounted on a wheel, carried by a motor vehicle in case of puncture
2. Brit slang jocular a deposit of fat just above the waist
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Consumer Reports urges Kia and all automakers, as well as their dealers, to be upfront about the availability of spare tires.
Ride-On tyre sealant is also an industry leader in the upkeep of heavy duty equipment used in fields like construction, mining and logging where spare tires may not be readily available.
In a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Toyota said spare tires could fall off and that brake function could be affected if the rear part of the vehicle frame suffers corrosion from road salts used in cold-climate regions.
This should improve safety if the temporary spares are used correctly, because fewer old full-size spare tires will be put into service.
Two slightly angled "arms" attach to the rim of the rear-mounted spare tire.
said Thursday it will recall 1,966 Mazda Titan trucks for free replacement of defective carrier brackets for spare tires it supplied to Mazda Motor Corp.
5 billion expansion at its Canadian manufacturing facility in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, to produce all bias convenience spare tires for North America.
These cable-driven assemblies secure spare tires to the underside of vehicles, and allow tires to be raised and lowered.
This means spare tires are properly inflated, first-aid supplies are current, all other supplies are fully stocked, and the cell phone charger is compatible with either a power outlet or an USB port in your car.
He started getting publicity for riding with the trailer that carries two bikes, dozens of spare tires, two tents, a sleeping bag, freeze-dried food, canned tuna and shakes, energy bars, vitamins, water, a knife and Gatorade, among other things.
The plants manufacture Wrangler light truck tires and convenience spare tires and ship the tires to the automaker's facility in Lafayette, IN.
Future automotive applications include lighting systems, internal and exterior trim, entertainment systems, molded body components, and such accessories as roof racks and spare tires, according to Clayton.