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Is this the tyre size 195/60 R16 kit that fits the Well, I ask as the full kit is £260 but the this is half the price also is it ok with the 17'' wheel thanks
 

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Yes.
The outside diameter is not a lot different to the 17"s
 

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Part of the difference in price is the full kit includes all the stowage boxes that sit alongside and around the wheel, false floor to fit over the top and forward side, etc. The linked ad is just the wheel + tyre + jack + wheel-brace. Another part of the cost difference is that the official Skoda spare wheel came fitted with a premium Continental tyre that has excellent performance. Whereas I suspect the linked ad in #5 and #7 is priced for a budget "ditchfinder" tyre? Those are the biggest items though, and if you already have the other bits, or are prepared to make your own, then this could be a Good Idea?

You'll need one of these to secure the wheel to the lug in the centre of the boot floor though:
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or if you want to store the wheel with the well side facing down (so the wheel centre helps support the false floor above it), then one of the taller securing screws may be more appropriate:
 

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Guessed that but can you not just make your own and use the existing floor
That's why I said "If you are prepared to make your own (stowage boxes and false floor) then this could be a Good Idea?" :D

The "existing floor" in the boot of a Yeti that did not have the optional spare wheel kit is just a flimsy piece of carpet and a polystyrene plate that sits into the wheel recess in the steel floor. Not really suitable to form a false floor above a full size spare wheel. :rolleyes:

Unless by "existing floor" you mean the main steel floor that forms part of the car's floorpan and body shell? I'd suggest that stays where it is! :LOL::LOL:

Seriously - You'll still need one of the plastic securing bolts as linked in #9. I'd recommend the taller one (third item listed in #9). The main steel floor has a special lug welded to the centre, that these bolts slot into, to hold the spare wheel in place. Even on cars that did not have a spare wheel fitted at the factory.
 

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£16 for the taller one. Just under 2.5 gallons of fuel? The bolt will last you a good deal longer though! :D
That still only brings your total up to £141. The bolts are something of a specialist part, only made for VW group cars. Hence the price. They are about 3-4cm wide by 20cm long. Plus 10-12cm wide for the hand screw.
 

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It might be interesting to find out how well, or otherwise, the jack sold with this wheel and tyre fits the jacking points on the Yeti's sills?
 

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Good point do you know the thickness of the blocks(vertical) that support the raised floor and is there only the one size bolt or also a different one for the skinny spare
 

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is there only the one size bolt or also a different one for the skinny spare
There is a shorter bolt for the "Skinny spare" that is not fit to be used on the Yeti.
You want the standard bolt that is used tor the Skoda fitted 195x60 16".
 

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do you know the thickness of the blocks(vertical) that support the raised floor
The polystyrene foam boxes that come with the official kit are 160mm deep. There are 3. Shaped to fit snuggly around the 195 width spare wheel, when that is laid flat in the shallow well in the boot floor. One long, narrow one on the left. Two on the right, rather wider. Bearing in mind the spare wheel sits slightly left of centre. (You're gonna want to know the length and width dimensions now? I didn't measure those. :rolleyes: )
 
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