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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 06:58 AM Thread Starter
 
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for the cost, i don't change wheel size but i wan't to put 4 wheel spacer on my truck 1'' on front end 2'' for the rear.

What do you think about this mod ?
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Why do you need wheel spacers? Are you changing rims?

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No I just want that tires go out more to arrive on the surface of wings. I have no money for wheel rims and seen the price of the import I prefere to try the wheel spacer. but if is not good i stay like factory. but not great for look.
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wings?

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wings?
heu yes car fenders ? correct?
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Wheel spacers will add the look your wanting yes to get the rim / tire out to the edge of the fender, if this is what your gonna do make sure you go with a solid alloy spacer and not a knock off hollow 1 as they crush as I have read.

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Wheel spacers will add the look your wanting yes to get the rim / tire out to the edge of the fender, if this is what your gonna do make sure you go with a solid alloy spacer and not a knock off hollow 1 as they crush as I have read.
yes stronger aluminium yes, for you no problem whith the front or rear bearing ?
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Am I missing something here, or wouldn't you also need to have longer wheel studs, too? If you're basically adding 1" -- 2" thickness to the wheel with this spacer? The whole assembly seems a bit weak. I can imagine all sorts of things going wrong with that set-up.

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Am I missing something here, or wouldn't you also need to have longer wheel studs, too? If you're basically adding 1" -- 2" thickness to the wheel with this spacer? The whole assembly seems a bit weak. I can imagine all sorts of things going wrong with that set-up.
The wheels spacers come with holes that accept the old studs, and new studs that are pressed into the spacer to fit the rim, on 2" spacers at least.
They will add premature wear to your wheel bearings but i ran them for 6 months on my truck and had no issues in that amount of time. Its one of those things that guys either use with no worries, or guys that are against them for whatever reasons.
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and yes it adds extra stress on the wheel bearings...



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