Seems like a lot of work to get a tire replaced. Just put the wheel in the Cobalt & take it in. That being said I would still get the tow hook if I did not have one.
2013 135is Cab JB4/ISO - 2011 335is JB4/ISO/BMS Flash - 2009 V-Star
2009 Ford Expedition EL 4X4 - 2003 Xterra 4X4 - 1998 Ranger 4X4 - FFR Cobra MK-IV work in progress