Originally Posted by TireSmoke
For how many miles is it safe to drive on a spare (if the spare is close in size to the original tire)? I know there are speed restrictions, but are there distance restrictions as well?
interesting... this is what bmw has to say about using the compact spare (which i take to mean no specific distance, just get it changed as soon as you can):
Only one compact wheel may be mounted. You should re-equip with wheels and tires of the original size as quickly as possible.
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