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Wheel spacer's?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by muliefever, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. Nov 10, 2008 at 10:37 AM
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  2. Nov 10, 2008 at 11:09 AM
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    x2... I'm about to buy 4 myself and was looking at spidertrax, but for $40 less per wheel, this is a good deal if it's any good.
     
  3. Nov 10, 2008 at 11:29 AM
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    I was talking to a guy a while back who was saying that he ran a set of 1.5" spacers for a day but they made the wheels rub really bad. He was saying the trimming would be substantial, so he just took them off. The Spidertrax are 1 1/4", probably still going to need some trimming but not as bad.
     
  4. Nov 10, 2008 at 12:11 PM
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    I thought that spacers were designed to stop rubbing?
     
  5. Nov 10, 2008 at 12:30 PM
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    Yes They stop the rubbing on the UCA's but essentially give the wheel less back spacing also, it pushes the wheel toward the outside of the wheel well potentially creating a new rub point on the cab mount, mud flaps and front inner wheel well. The new rub points all depend on the thickness of the spacers. From all the info i have read it seems that a 1" to 1 1/4"spacer would work the best.
     
  6. Nov 10, 2008 at 12:35 PM
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    Gottcha! Thanks!
     
  7. Nov 10, 2008 at 12:35 PM
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    Yeah - never thought about the 1.5 over 1.25. Silverback07 is running the spidertrax 1.25 and says he has no problems.
     
  8. Nov 10, 2008 at 12:42 PM
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    True but he also has no mudflaps, I like that, and an aftermarket front bumper, which is also bad ass.
     
  9. Apr 27, 2011 at 9:32 AM
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    if you get 1'' wheel spacers will you be able to tell a difference? ive been wanting to get some but i dont know much about them
     
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