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Spare tire factory Size

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hello guys!,

i want to ask you, if somebody knows the size of the spare tire, that came from factory in the E21's.

Thanks for your answers!


My Fake E21 Alpina "C1 Turbo" tribute car!
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Re: Spare tire factory Size

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iirc, mine was a 165 R13 (this I guess means that the profile number was 82? - please correct me here if anyone knows something more...so 165/82 R13 was it I guess but profile was not mentioned)
This was also the 4 wheels' tyres dimension.
On 5,5" x 13" steel wheels
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I have two cars here that still have an unused original spare (steel) wheel with -what appears to be- the original tyre, a 316 and a 323i. The 316 is a '76 and has a Pirelli P3 in size 165R13 on a 5Jx13 wheel. For the 323i (1981) I can try to have a look later this week, there is a possibility it has a 185 wide spare.

A few pics of the spare wheel of the 316 I took earlier:

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And for the 1981 323i: tyre Uniroyal Rallye 185/70HR13 on 5.5J steel wheel
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Re: Spare tire factory Size

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Thanks for the answers!!!
My Fake E21 Alpina "C1 Turbo" tribute car!
"Sepiabraun" 1.8 M10 swapped 316


"I thought the block was good for 200, even 300 hp, but I never thought it would take 1000 horsepower."

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Re: Spare tire factory Size

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Indeed 5J R13 for the wheel as well on my 316, not 5,5.
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