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Wheel Spacers

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by jfrost007, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. Mar 1, 2011 at 5:53 AM
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    jfrost007

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  2. Mar 1, 2011 at 5:57 AM
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    TacoFMS My turn.

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    there is a thread on here with a guy selling a set of 4 spidertrax for $100. may want to look into that.
     
  3. Mar 1, 2011 at 6:10 AM
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    WHERE AT. ILL BUY EM!!!
     
  4. Mar 1, 2011 at 8:08 AM
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    do a search for "for sale spidertrak spacers"
     
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  6. Mar 1, 2011 at 8:21 AM
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  7. Mar 1, 2011 at 11:38 AM
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    I was thinking the same thing. Does anyone have any input on the Ebay Spacers?
     
  8. Mar 1, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    Only thing I can see different is the dark blue anodizing on the spidertrax that helps prevent corrosion. The Ebay site doesn't speak of this second anodizing process. Maybe the spidertrax would be the way to go for a long run? I'm only gonna use my spacers until I can afford some backspaced wheels so maybe going cheaper would suit me short term- up to year.

    I'm getting closer and closer to wanting to pull the trigger on the Ebay spacers, but another member was telling me where I can get some for cheap locally in San Diego. I'll try to scratch up more info.
     
  9. Mar 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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    KPT

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    The difference is that Spidertrax wheel spacers are hub-centric, which reduces the chance of any vibes.

    I see no reference to the hub bore size on the ebay spacers, or any mention that they are hub-centric.
     
  10. Mar 1, 2011 at 12:20 PM
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    Ah so does hub-centric mean it lays directly onto the wheel with no gap in between itself and the wheel? Thanks for the input, KPT!
     
  11. Mar 1, 2011 at 12:39 PM
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    It means the spacer lays directly on the hub with no gap. In order for the wheel to then also lay on the spacer with no gap, the wheels themselves would also have to be hub-centric.
     
  12. Mar 1, 2011 at 1:24 PM
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    Great explanation, KPT. Thanks for clearing that up. I'll give them a call or email and see what they say about it being hub centric. Thanks again.
     
  13. Mar 1, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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    If they claim that they are hub centric...make sure you ask what the hub bore size is. Chevy's, Toyotas, and some Nissans all have the same bolt pattern, but not the same hub bore size. That's why I suspect these generic spacers are non-hubcentric.
     
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