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Has anyone obtained a space saver spare wheel for the above. I have been told a V 6 4 motion one works only on the rear due to the calipers. Any info will be appreciated as I am taking it to Le Mans and do not want to rely on the repair kit!
 

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From memory I think the standard space saver with the 4motion was a 16incher. The TT spacer saver is an 18 and so is the better option. A wise move to get one before your trip.

I got mine from a dealer which was expensive. The tyre is also a pain to get hold of. Try some breakers if you can as this will be a lot cheaper.
 

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Mark, can I ask how much from the Audi dealer? Also, I haven't stripped all the stuff out of the boot floor (where the stupid gunk is), but I presume it won't fit in there?

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If you take out the standard polystyrene holder the wheel fits just fine in its place. Wheel was just over ?80 w/o VAT. From memory I think the tyre was about ?55. I also got the polystyrene wheel insert and cover to hold the tools. You will also need a new plastic screw to hold the wheel in place. There are also some other polystyrene moulds for tools which sit between the tailgate and the wheel. It all looks pretty neat when in place.
 

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From memory I think the standard space saver
with the 4motion was a 16incher. The TT spacer saver is an 18 and so is
the better option. A wise move to get one before your trip.
Mine was from a srapped Audi TT 225.

Paid ?40 for it from a scrappy. I didn't bother taking the polystyrene
insert which held the tools though. The scrappy wanted and extra
?25 for (including the tools - which I already had).

The wheel fit's inside the rear footwell once you remove the existing
polystyrene moulding. Also you can re-use the screw to hold down
the wheel, no need to buy that too.
 

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mark32 wrote:



From memory I think the standard space saver with the 4motion was a 16incher. The TT spacer saver is an 18 and so is the better option. A wise move to get one before your trip.

Mine was from a srapped Audi TT 225.
Paid £40 for it from a scrappy. I didn't bother taking the polystyrene insert which held the tools though. The scrappy wanted and extra £25 for (including the tools - which I already had).

The wheel fit's inside the rear footwell once you remove the existing polystyrene moulding. Also you can re-use the screw to hold down the wheel, no need to buy that too.
Sorry to take this thread from dead, but do you if that Audi TT 225 18in spare tire will fit the rear footwell of a 2002 VW Golf GTI?
 

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I've just bought an 18" space saver and fitted it, just the job, daft question but i guess i'm ok to use the wheel nuts which are fitted to the r32 alloy wheel on the space saver?
 

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cheers chris, thought so but thought i'd check :)

might have to look into buying the foam stuff to put the tools in and make it look nice next :)
 

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Anyone got any pictures of these space saver 18" wheels in the boot? I wanted to see just how much room they take up and also can anyone confirm if they will fit okay in the standard boot of a FWD MK4 Golf?

I'm thinking of using the space in the spare wheel well for a water/meth tank so wondering whether to go with one of these space savers or just a can of Holts for emergencies?

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I presume they will fit in a standard front wheel drive golf.

I have a full size 18" Leon Cupra alloy in my spare wheel well [y].
 

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You'll get one in the spare well with no problems, it is narrower than the standard spare so you will have space on top of the spacersaver, you could custom make a flat reservoir to fit on top easy enough.
 
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