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Open question, may be a silly one, can the tire inflator in the boot/trunk be used to pump up the tires? Not fill them with the gunk, but just put more air in them?
 

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There was no such device in my US car .

It did come with a spare "doughnut" that is good for lower speeds and a few miles to get to a tire repair facility.

Saltski, did your car come with a spare too, or just the "inflator"?

I don't believed I'd use the inflator if it is intended to get you home after a flat, especially if it contains a substance to plug the flat. I bought an electric pump for adding air when needed.
 

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As Ralph stated, the MX-5 doesn't come with a spare, so we get a kit with a can of goop and an electric pump, but you don't have to hook up the can if you just want to inflate your tire with simple air.
 

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I have a tiny electric compressor I travel with on all our road trips, and also a can of Slime Spair. Was "caught" with a flat in our car in the middle of Wyoming on a Saturday morning last July, and this tiny compressor, took it from 0 to 30 PSI within four months, and was able to find a service station to fix it (yeah luck). Does not take up much space and a lot easier than pumping up a 285/25/R19 tire by hand. And when we take a different car on a road trip, that little compressor always comes along. Stays home for around town driving for always AAA and similar.
 
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