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Wheel spacers?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by A1CGuches, Dec 17, 2007.

  1. Dec 17, 2007 at 1:10 PM
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    A1CGuches

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    I love the aggressive look of a tire that sticks out a little bit from the flare what are the pros and cons of wheel spacers? Thanks
     
  2. Apr 24, 2011 at 4:02 PM
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    and if you do take the spacer root. Use "SpiderTrax" spacers. This is one of those things where cheaping out is no good.
     
  4. Apr 24, 2011 at 4:07 PM
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    Just bought and installed Spidertrax, they are awesome. $189.00 Shipped.

    0424111205-1.jpg
     
  5. Apr 24, 2011 at 4:10 PM
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    Spidertrax because they are hub centric and you wouldn't want to go cheap with wheel spacers.. Wheel spacers are a no go for me I would just go with a larger tire and different back spacing...
     
  6. May 3, 2011 at 5:25 PM
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    you guys do realize he posted this 4 years ago lol
     
  7. May 3, 2011 at 5:28 PM
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    wow i didnt even notice that when i was reading this lol.
     
  8. May 3, 2011 at 5:29 PM
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    well it just took that long to get an answer i guess
     
  9. May 3, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    egg zachary
     
  10. May 3, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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    Kieth's the thread bumper
     
  11. May 3, 2011 at 5:48 PM
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    OZ-T Thats what it is to be a slave ...

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    ^^^^^
     
  12. May 3, 2011 at 5:53 PM
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    No , I'm on my phone , I can't see if the thread has polls or not .
     
  13. May 3, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    What a swell guy .
     
  14. May 3, 2011 at 7:59 PM
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    I am as confused as you guys are as to why I posted in this thread....I do not recall doing it....must have been after a good night of binge drinking :laugh:
     
  15. May 4, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    So to actually answer his question, there is actually no real problem with running good spacers like say Spidertrax 1.25"? I was going to buy them to run stock suspension (TRD stock Bilsteins/canadian 4 leafs in rear) and 17" sport rims with 265/70/17's. But after hearing people says things like "excessive strain" I decided not to. Am I over reacting?
     
  16. May 4, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    I think so. I was also a little worried about the strain also, but after reading about guys who have them and wheel a lot harder than me, i decided it would be fine. One guy said it doesnt put anymore strain on the balljoints and other components than a wheel with a lot of BS.

    I got spidertrax spacers and have had them for a week and so far so good!
     
  17. May 4, 2011 at 5:43 PM
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    hmmmm, thats good news. For a noob though, how hard was it to install?
     
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