Im about to order some larger tires for the rover and am wondering if anyone has stuffed a bigger/oversized/offroad tire in the stock storage spot under the truck? Anyone know what won't fit under there?
I don't know what MY you have, but according to umbertob's post dated 10/30/13: "Any tire up to 30.5 - 31" in overall diameter will fit no problem in the spare wheel well, including 275/45R20. It's when you size up to 31.5" and up that it becomes a tight fit..."
I have 285/50R20's fitted and have no hope of fitting one under there, so I still have the stock tyre as a spare, which is not good.
I'm actually worried about ever having to actually use the spare wheel, as it's size and rotational speed would be so different to the other 3. Could that damage the transmission or anything else?
iirc from previous discussions on this, for the short term (as in throw the different sized spare on and drive it directly home/to shop) it should be fine. sustained driving was prone to faults/damage. obviously it depends more on the size difference between them.