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I've had my 2016 Malibu Limited (Generation 8, according to this forum, I believe) since February of this year and I have already had a nail in both rear tires. About two months apart. Fortunately, the low tire pressure warning light came on both times when I was real close to home, so I drove it home both times and used a high performance tire plug kit to repair. Both plugs are holding perfectly. But, I think my luck has run out and I want to get a donut spare and a jack and lug wrench from a local junk yard to "supplement" the Inflator Kit. Will they know what size wheel and bolt pattern I need and what GM or other models have the same spare tire? Anybody know what junk yards are getting for this combo? (I suspect the demand it up!!)

Thanks in advance for any help!!
 

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You can get the kit on Ebay for around $250-300. Im looking for a kit local myself. I keep a full size spare but it to tall for the hole. It'll get me by till I get the kit
 

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Got mine from Ebay for $225. + $45 shipping. But fyi even the doughnut spare is a tad too tall for the hole.
 

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Hi,
I got my doughnut spare today,
it also is a little too high for the hole ??! (about 1 inch?)

have you done something, to get it better?
or what can I do??

Thanks....
 

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will a 2015 malibu compact spare which is 17x4 fit on my 2016 malibu limited that has 16" rims?
It should. Especially if they have the same brake code.
 

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I guess it all depends on what other wheels you have haha. I believe the exact dimensions of the 17's I have are 17x7.5 with 5 lugs. Bolt Pattern of 115mm and offset 45mm. 10 spoke pattern. And I have 2016 Gen 9. Measure it, or take a wheel with you.
 

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if you have a 2016 Limited that should be a Gen8 Malibu right???...if so and you have the OEM wheels on your car, a spare from a 2013, 2014, 2015 or another 2016 Limited should fit if your OEM wheels and the donor car's wheels are the same size...

Good luck,

Bill
 
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