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      03-05-2012, 10:51 PM   #1
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Do you bring a spare wheel/tire to the track?

Hey guys, I've started tracking recently and some of my buddies are bringing a spare wheel/tire to track days just in case they pop one of their tires. I am just wondering how many people actually do this? I was thinking of getting a spare cheap wheel and tire that will fit both in the front and rear so I can at least take my car home if I lose a tire.
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      03-05-2012, 10:57 PM   #2
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Depends how far the track is from home. AAA is an easy option if you already have their coverage.
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      03-05-2012, 11:15 PM   #3
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I take anywhere from 2 to 4 tires/wheels with me. You never know.
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      03-06-2012, 01:51 AM   #4
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I carry a set of APEX wheels to the track. They're pretty cheap. I didn't start doing this until recently, but it is a nice peace of mind to know you have a backup. Plus, if I need to replace the tires I won't need to drop my entire car off. I could just swap the wheels, and drop the worn ones off.
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The other nice thing about a spare set of wheels/tires is that if something does happen, you don't have to pack up and go home on a rollback. You just bolt up another set and keep running.
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I agree with Ashley. If you have the room pack extra
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I drive my car and run street tires to the track, and carry my Track Apex rims and tires in the back. They are put on at the track. So I guess you can say I have an extra set, but if I blow a Track tire, I am through for the day.
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I drive my car and run street tires to the track, and carry my Track Apex rims and tires in the back. They are put on at the track. So I guess you can say I have an extra set, but if I blow a Track tire, I am through for the day.
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Same here, got an extra set to drive back home.

But I would not want to wear my PSS running on a dry track.
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Can you really fit an extra set of wheels/tires in the back? Or do you shove in the cabin?
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Can you really fit an extra set of wheels/tires in the back? Or do you shove in the cabin?
Four wheels/tires do fit in the coupe and sedan pretty well, but you need to use the back seat area. There are other threads on this:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=656370

I see E93 in your signature, might more of a challenge...
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