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Today I got my car back from the shop and they managed to install my spare tire kit.

I picked up the car after the service department was closed and checked out the trunk.

At first I thought they forgot to install the spare tire kit, but it was there after all. The foam that sits on the tire looks almost the same but is not as thick as the previous piece of foam. They also had a cutout in the foam for the air compressor.

Finally. All of my accessories have been installed. I am ready for a long trip somewhere.

Here is the trunk mat accessory I got for free ($99 value)



I lifted the trunk mat and the standard trunk cover and found the new foam insert with the compressor along with the jack and a new tool.



At first I thought there was no spare, but I lifted the new foam insert and found the tire. Apparently they had to drill a hole to be able to mount the tire to the trunk. The spare tire kit was free ($369 value)



I also got the Cargo Hooks for free ($12 value).

So with the $500 accessory voucher, I spent $480. I did have to pay $200 for installation charges but that was way less after they gave me a deal. So I did pretty good.
 

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That's how the car should be delivered. It's good that you still have the compressor.

Good deal for sure with the accessories. I think you did well.
 

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I don't really see why they don't include this in the first place. Didn't that used to be something that came standard on every vehicle? They've done a good job at keeping it inconspicuous back there.
 

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I don't believe you can get a full size spare in there. It looks pretty tight.
My dealer actually took out the insert from the spare tire well and tried to put a full size spare in, but it definitely does not fit.

Next problem is with the small spare. It is not listed in the dealer's options in Canada. It is available in the US. Does anyone know what the size of the spare should be? I suggested to my dealer to contact Customer Relations to see why this tire is not available to us.
 

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My spare tire has an imprint of...

T135/80D17

I have a pic on my phone and online somewhere. :)
 

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Thanks for the info.
Does anyone know if this tire is also used on the v6 with the 18" rim?
Sorry I forgot to mention I have an I4 Tech. But you figured it out.:)
 

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Re-read the manual today:
4 cylinder
225/55r17 97H (17x7 1/2J), spare T135/80D17 103M size 17x4T see pg 521
6 cylinder
225/50R18 95H (18x7 1/2J), spare T135/80D80 103M size 17x4T see pg 523

Would I be able to use 17" rims with snow tires on the V6?
 

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Re-read the manual today:
4 cylinder
225/55r17 97H (17x7 1/2J), spare T135/80D17 103M size 17x4T see pg 521
6 cylinder
225/50R18 95H (18x7 1/2J), spare T135/80D80 103M size 17x4T see pg 523

Would I be able to use 17" rims with snow tires on the V6?
The spare is 17" so yes, 17" winter rims will be fine.
 

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Re-read the manual today:
4 cylinder
225/55r17 97H (17x7 1/2J), spare T135/80D17 103M size 17x4T see pg 521
6 cylinder
225/50R18 95H (18x7 1/2J), spare T135/80D80 103M size 17x4T see pg 523

Would I be able to use 17" rims with snow tires on the V6?
There is a typo in your post above for the spare on the V6. The tire should be T135/80D17, i.e., the spare is identical on both models. 17" alloy winter wheels for my V6 will arrive next week so will be able to confirm if that particular wheel fits (it better fit).
 

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Sorry about the typo and thanks for the correction.
I'm looking forward to the info on the winter tires.

The spare tire rim is listed as Honda (42751-KEN-002) or KENDA-K801 with the Honda Code 9431891
 

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Sorry about the typo and thanks for the correction.
I'm looking forward to the info on the winter tires.

The spare tire rim is listed as Honda (42751-KEN-002) or KENDA-K801 with the Honda Code 9431891
have you started looking into what brand and model of winter tire you'd want to go with?
 
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