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LawsonJD
Oct 27th, 2015, 17:44
Can anyone tell me how the spare is secured in the 1800E's boot please.
Is it straps or a hold down bolt, the parts catalogue appears to show both.

VolvoFan
Oct 28th, 2015, 21:39
A single rubber strap holds the spare wheel of my 1800E.

LawsonJD
Oct 31st, 2015, 13:48
Thanks.
Found this image, that must be the strap bracket on the RH wheel arch?
I'll have to fabricate one. mine wasn't even rust.
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mike gilbert
Nov 1st, 2015, 20:34
Check the boot floor underneath your spare wheel, if there is a cut out in the boot floor then the spare wheel in your car is held down with a J shaped stud, large 'washer' type disc and a butterfly nut.

Derek UK
Nov 2nd, 2015, 01:12
Example

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa179/delukx/1800%20spare%20clamp%201-tile_zps28k1qz9w.jpg (http://s203.photobucket.com/user/delukx/media/1800%20spare%20clamp%201-tile_zps28k1qz9w.jpg.html)