Spare tire / spacers
I thought about breaking the Loctite seal on the wheel spacers when I was deciding whether or not to use them. If you are real concerned, simply back off a lb or two on the torque wrench and it will snap before the seal is broken. If there is any movement, it would obviously be advisable to reapply Loctite and torque them to specs again.
Your spare won't get hurt deflated, I probably wouldn't leave it like that for years for fear of dry rot if the tire wall is forced into a bend from storing it deflated. Maye move it every once in a while so the pressure is somewhere else on the tire......or maybe that's just me being OCD. Just make sure you always have a portable compressor with you or something to reinflate if you need it. Also, I'm almost positive the low spare pressure warning is something that can be reprogrammed by the dealer. My dealer is going to charge me $50 to reprogram the speedometer so it reads accurately with bigger tires and they could kill two birds with one stone in your case by disabling the spare sensor too. Just my two cents......
Also, I assume you have still used the retainer hook that holds the tire inside of the spare tire well? It wasn't clear from your post, but I am guessing you didn't just shove it up there with the jack and leave it, did you?
2006 Commander Limited, 5.7L HEMI, Quadra-Drive II, NAV, 2.25" Rocky Road Lift, AEV 17 x 8.5" Pintler Rims with +10mm offset, Goodyear Silent Armor 265/70/17's, 4xGuard Matrix and grill hoop, PIAA 525 dual beam auxiliary lights, K&N Cold Air Intake, Full skid plates, Tinted fronts, Rear hitch shackle, Yakima bike carrier, Thule Atlantis 1800 roof carrier.
Current Wish list: 4xGuard Front Skid Plate, Rear tire carrier?!?!
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Last edited by OnATrail; 04-13-2009 at 11:57 AM.