How to Engineer a Spare Tire Out of Duct Tape

We have all likely been faced with the problem of changing a spare tire. Some of us have probably even had to deal with being stranded on the side of the road without a spare replacement. If you ever find yourself in that situation, fear not! Every engineer’s favorite tool – duct tape – can be used to create a spare tire for your car.

In the video below, a group of YouTubers wrap 20 rolls of duct tape around a rim to create a functional spare tire for a car. This may not be the most practical of solutions, but it’s a handy and fun tidbit of knowledge to know. Check out how they did it below.

Trevor is a civil engineer (B.S.) by trade and an accomplished writer with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He is also a published children’s book author and the producer for the YouTube channel Concerning Reality.


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