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wheel spacers for looks?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by xtirtzt, Jan 17, 2009.

  1. Jan 17, 2009 at 8:30 AM
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    xtirtzt

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    i was thinking of buying wheel spacers not because i actually need them but just to space my stock wheels out and give my truck a wider stance, i dont kno if this is a gay idea or not but i would just like to hear someone elses input... my truck is completely stock
     
  2. Jan 17, 2009 at 8:40 AM
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    Delmarva

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    the spitertrax spacers are 1.25" -- if you want to do it, go for it. I don't think i would do it myself however.
     
  3. Jan 17, 2009 at 8:46 AM
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    why wouldnt you do it, you just think it would look dumb or is there some other reason?
     
  4. Jan 17, 2009 at 8:58 AM
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    I like the look of the wider stance. As long as you get good spacers (spidertrax) you wont have any problems. Im running them on the front tires and gonna put them on the back too.
     
  5. Jan 17, 2009 at 9:14 AM
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    Yup -- I think it would look dumb... but don't take that into consideration... it's your truck... do what you will... :thumbsup:
     
  6. Jan 17, 2009 at 4:20 PM
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    Tires that come out past the body of the truck gives it a mean look. The Spidertrex spacers are a cheap fix, compared to a new set of rims. My local tire shop is totally against them, but there is no difference from spacers and rims that are back set a little as far as the suspension goes. Its all in what you like and want. The only issue I see with spacers or wider rims is the debris that will hit your truck from the tires (pebbles and sand etc.). Other than that, I am serously looking into getting spacers myself because I do not have the cash flow right now for rims, but when I do I will go up to a 17" rim though. Be safe!!!
     
  7. Jan 17, 2009 at 4:47 PM
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    You would be better of just getting new rims in whatever style u want!

    I am in the process of buying new wheels. The spidertrax will cost you around $220 for all four wheels. 4 new wheels will cost you around 600-700 plus u can still sell your old wheels for whatever. putting 220 toward new wheels and say selling your old wheels for 250 then you are at 470 right there. spen an extra 150 and get new wheels.
     
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    i was thinking the same setup to add spacers give it a wider stance illusion of a bigger tire maybe.. i like the idea.. havent gone through with it yet thoe! if you do post some pic man i wanna c
     
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