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Cadillac STS Forum - 2005 through 2012 Discussion, Spare Tire Question in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; The 06 STS I just bought has 18" wheels but the dounut spare tire is 17". Is that right. If ...
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    Spare Tire Question

    The 06 STS I just bought has 18" wheels but the dounut spare tire is 17".
    Is that right. If anyone has 18" wheels, would you mind looking at you spare
    and let me know if it is 17". Thank You, kenny

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    Re: Spare Tire Question

    Yes, I have 18" OEM wheels also and my spare is a 17". For short term use this shouldn't create a problem. I have AWD which I suspect is a more concerning issue but GM tells me this is okay for emergency use.

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    Re: Spare Tire Question

    Thank You, That Good

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    Re: Spare Tire Question

    It will probably light some lights and set some codes but with the speed down and less than 50 miles, how can it hurt a setup with three open differentials?

    Likewise, I am sure...

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