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I have a 64.5 mustang. 235/45/17 at every corner. Mustang Steve disc brakes. Need a recommendation for a spare tire that will clear my brakes. Can someone recommend a particular year of mustang that I might look to for a factory spare tire?
 

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that is a great suggestion. Did not even know such a beast existed. If I want to cheap out and hit the local salvage yards, do you think most spare tires off of a GT would fit?
 

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I don't think they came with spares, that's why it's sold separately. I think they had the space in the trunk but it was left empty.
 

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You have got to be kidding me! A car that does not come with a spare? What the hell is the world coming to?
 

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You could, I just don't know what your brakes are like and what'll clear them. I like the kit because it comes with a jack, as well but up to you. You could buy a cheap steelie (essentially what that is) and use it, too.
 

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I would think that you should be able to use any donut spare from whenever they started using 17" wheels as OE, ~2000 or so. Or a full sized spare from an Explorer or some Rangers up to around MY 2000. Also possibles are donuts from Lincolns, Mercury Marquis, Crown Vics, Hondas, Dodge cars or Lexus/Toyota all have they same bolt patterns but the center bore varies on some of them and might be too small. Most later model full sized spares will have too big an offset but their donuts can work.
If you want to go really cheap go to a junk yard and ask to try a few. Probably get a spare and a usable pinch weld scissor jack for under $25.
 

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Great suggestions on the donuts and different models to consider. Thanks guys.
 
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