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@HotIce I surely though the tires would offer run flat technology, but a flat tire kit! Is it DIY? :sneaky:
 

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Run flat tires are terrible in my experience (and very expensive). I'm glad Fisker is using regular tires.

My last two EVs didn't have spare tires either. Most tire repair kits included have an inflator and sealant (which is not great for the TPMS sensors). I also keep a plug kit in the car in case a flat happens on a trip.
 

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Many newer cars do not come with them, which is big mental hurdle to get over for sure. But, as one car engineer told me, the number of times a typical person's tires go flat is a fairly low number, but the weight savings is huge (from an engineering perspective).
 

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The Bridgestone Alenza Sport All Season 255/50-R20 are very affordable 20" tires on Tirerack.com $172 ($149 after rebate).
No 255/45-R22 show up yet.
 

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Run flat tires are terrible in my experience (and very expensive). I'm glad Fisker is using regular tires.

My last two EVs didn't have spare tires either. Most tire repair kits included have an inflator and sealant (which is not great for the TPMS sensors). I also keep a plug kit in the car in case a flat happens on a trip.
100% agree here. I had a Mercedes with run-flats. Nothing but problems. There was a point when the car was riding like a garbage truck and I couldn't figure out why. Turned out the the tire was flat and the tire-pressure monitor was also broken. Bad luck but these things are NOT worth the cost either.
 

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I’ve had a tires issue on two run flat equipped vehicles in last 7 years. Once the pressure monitor alerted me to find almost a bolt embedded right there. The other was a small gash from hitting the side of a curb. Both times the replacement tire itself was very hard to locate. At least tho with the run flat I once was able to drive 2O+ miles away to a suburban dealer who had new one I’m stock.
 

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It seems like many manufacturers have slowly been cutting out the spare tire. Now down to no spare as we know on some vehicles. I think my 2 i3’s I had were that way.

I remember when we got our first 2017 FPace. It came with a donut tire thank God, but on the configurator, you could pay for a full size tire. We decided not to. When people started getting their FPaces, the ones who paid for the full size were pissed because what they didn’t tell you was the under trunk space wasn’t big enough. So the tire sat above it. And they had to put in this humped floor section that was raised about 3” and looked stupid and in the way. No one liked it and was sorry they ordered it that way.
 
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