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Wheel spacers, yes or no?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by consultadrone, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. Apr 24, 2018 at 9:13 AM
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    I imagine that would sepend on the lift. There is room for 285's. May need to adjust Castor up to 3.5 or so, and/or do a cab mount chop/hammer the press weld seam down.
     
  2. Apr 24, 2018 at 10:09 AM
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    Damn, I've heard about that.... do you think even with only 1" spacer it would rub? I'd rather know before I buy them
     
  3. Apr 24, 2018 at 10:22 AM
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    I've run 1.25" Spidertrax spacers for 122K miles .....did both front wheel bearings at 80K miles. Would I run them again....hell yeah!
     
  4. Apr 24, 2018 at 10:24 AM
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    When I had my stock wheels with 265/75/16 I ran spacers no issues. I got some aftermarket wheels (16s) and used the same spacers and they rubbed the cab mounts. Took off the spacers and they didn’t rub.

    That’s also with a 2” lift at the time.
     
  5. Apr 24, 2018 at 10:24 AM
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    spacers are fine
     
  6. Apr 24, 2018 at 2:15 PM
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    Ya I have a 2 inch lift as well. Damn. Guess I'll just stick with what I've got for now.
     
  7. Apr 24, 2018 at 4:16 PM
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    You could always get them and find out :gossip:
     
  8. Apr 24, 2018 at 7:33 PM
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    eh
     
  9. Jul 10, 2018 at 3:59 PM
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    Sorry to revive an old thread but, how much thread is recommended?
     
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    I ran them on my 80 series for years without issues. Plan on running them on my taco in the future.
     
  11. Jul 11, 2018 at 8:17 AM
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    '05 TRD OR AC~ Ran a 1" lug-centric set from eb@y and they were junk, steering wheel shook.... ended up getting a set of FJ steelies and the wheels stuck out as far as the oem TRD OR alloy w/ the spacers and rode smooth like mayonnaise....

    '15 TRD Sport DCLB ~ Ran Spidertrax 1.25" hub-centrics with oem wheels and they were smooth..... IMO you can't just impact them on, have to gradually tighten by hand....but in the end I ended up getting ar172 alum rims.....
     
  12. Jul 11, 2018 at 8:26 AM
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    have not read the previous 4 pages. there is nothing wrong with running quality wheel spacers that are installed properly. nothing at all wrong with it.
     
  13. Jul 11, 2018 at 8:44 AM
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    got a link for those? contemplating doing this.
     
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    I have 1.25 hub centric spacers. I have had them 2 years now. I have not had any problems with them. I run 10ply 285/75r16s I check them every rotation and have not found any loose. I go off roading and have towed across country.
    The times that I have seen people that have problems are the ones that do not do maintenance on the vehicles.
     
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