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Small Gap Between Spacer and Rim

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by bwilliamson, Apr 7, 2010.

  1. Apr 7, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    bwilliamson

    bwilliamson [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just got my 1.25" spacers in today. After installing them I got to noticing that every wheel has a small, maybe 1-2 mm gap, between the spacer and the rim. All the lug nuts are tight, the back of the rims are clean, and still every wheel has this gap. I tried to put a piece of paper in the gap just to see how far down it went. I could barely get the corner of the paper in. Should I be worried about this? The rims where just put on with an old 4 way lug wrench and tightened with a cheater bar if that helps.
     
  2. Apr 7, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    My Spidertrax have a rounded edge; is that what you're seeing?
     
  3. Apr 7, 2010 at 8:20 PM
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    The spacer has a beveled edge angling down to the rim and the rim has a beveled edge angling down to the spacer. It might just be my eyes playing tricks on me but it looks like you can see in between the spacer and rim. But like I said I couldnt get a piece of paper to slide between the two.
     
  4. Apr 7, 2010 at 8:42 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    If you can't get a piece of paper between them, I don't see the problem...:confused:
     
  5. Apr 7, 2010 at 10:37 PM
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    I concur.
     
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