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Wheel Spacers & Wheel Bounce???

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Sack17, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:14 AM
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    Sack17

    Sack17 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I purchased a pair of 1.5" lug centric wheel spacers, and I love the look I achieved with them. But...when I drive about 50mph I get a bounce like my wheels are out of balance. It did not do that before I put the spacers on. I've taken them off twice and made sure they were on tight and torqued correctly (70-80 ft lbs). Anyone have any suggestions??
     
  2. Feb 23, 2010 at 6:15 AM
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    CAMZTRD

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    wheel spacers should be hub centric, try seating the nuts evenly on the spacers again.
     
  3. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:31 PM
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    Brunes

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    Concur with the above- LUG centric is NOT the way you should have gone. It's going to take a lot of minute adjustments to get them right....
     
  4. Feb 23, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    TacoSupreem

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    X3 should have gotten hub centric. unless you have those things on perfect then you will have vibes.
     
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