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post #1 of 7 Old 01-27-2019, 08:54 PM Thread Starter
 
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No spare tire what do you do for road trips?

With the distance between McLaren dealerships far apart, what do owners of any McLaren’s carry on road trips in case of a flat? Thanks for the recommendations!
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post #2 of 7 Old 01-27-2019, 09:09 PM
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I pack mobile portable compressor and a can of fix a flat and some tire plugs. If it gets worse then that i have AAA and will have to order a tire in and be stuck at a shop for bit
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yea the tire in a can stuff is for emergencies only. Plug kit sounds like a great idea. I also have a cigarette lighter powered air compressor that sits in the trunk.
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yea the tire in a can stuff is for emergencies only. Plug kit sounds like a great idea. I also have a cigarette lighter powered air compressor that sits in the trunk.
I have used the plug kit where they look like mushroom heads many time and always have good luck with it on the daily drivers
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I have a tire plug kit, multi tool, gloves.

I have used it 3-4 times on other daily drivers at home. Very important to buy a good one, with nice handles because if the nail/screw is small, the reamer takes tons of pressure to get through the tire. Its difficult to do in the garage, let alone in the dark on the side of the street/high way.

I also carry a 12v compressor in the frunk to refill tire if you decide to plug.

For a blow out, got to tow.
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Best keep a 12 volt compressor and plug kit I thought I would not need one this happened on a Sunday afternoon in CT the fix a flat would have not worked
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Thank you all for the great recommendations!
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