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Wheel Spacer laws

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Veccster, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. Aug 26, 2009 at 8:52 AM
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    Veccster

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    Is it legal to have wheel spacers that widen the stance beyond the wheel well? I know many have them on here but are they legal in most states? Is there a list of wheel spacer laws for each state?
     
  2. Aug 26, 2009 at 9:03 AM
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    Spacers are legal. Having tires that extend beyond the fender is usually not.
     
  3. Aug 26, 2009 at 9:05 AM
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    I have never been able to find any laws or documentation stating they are illegal. I think that you have to have fender flares if your tires protrude more than 1" past the wells though, in PA I believe.
     
  4. Aug 26, 2009 at 10:23 AM
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    What type of nazi law is that. You can't have wide tires, Just do it and if it is against the law of man screw it and be happy you pissed on them.
     
  5. Aug 26, 2009 at 10:30 AM
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    You can have wide tires, you just need to install fender flares.
     
  6. Aug 26, 2009 at 2:27 PM
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    :rolleyes: The whole point is to reduce road debris being flung from tires. Having a tire extend beyond the fender means that there's more debris that wouldn't be contained by the fender. That's why they make fender flares.
     
  7. Aug 26, 2009 at 2:40 PM
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  8. Aug 26, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    x2! but the cops here dont care. ive had one pull up beside me at a go mart and say "ive been meaning to tell you everytime i pass you that i really like your truck" :D
     
  9. Aug 26, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    it just depends on your state. In idaho I was told that I needed "mudd flaps" on my truck bc my tire stuck out and my truck was tall..... I said "my truck is registered in Texas..thank you"
    It was on base from a security forces douche trying to show off
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