Spare wheels are bulky, dirty things. That’s part of why they’re becoming less and less common in cars, replaced with tire inflation kits and printed notes from the manufacturer to “deal with it.” Usually, the spare is stashed in a car’s trunk, but not always. Today I want to know how you feel about the controversial…
A Canadian couple was arrested at the Champlain Port of Entry when officials, suspicious of their behavior, found 107,871 tablets of ecstasy hidden in the spare tire. That's 62 pounds. Street value: $2.1 million. Filthy Canadians. [DenPubs]
No, a "South African Spare Tire" isn't a new mixed drink, it's a quick-n-dirty car repair where the driver wraps a length of garden hose around a rim and drives on it like a tire. Some asphalt marring may occur.