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Would you get spacers?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by bmckey4, May 6, 2010.

  1. May 6, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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    bmckey4

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    I'm ordering new wheels today, 17x9 Helos with 33x12.50r17 Nitto Terra Grapplers and was wondering if anyone thinks i should get spacers? I don't mind getting the spacers, i just don't want to waste my money if i don't need them. I'm not sure on the rim backspacing, but i think its either 5.71 or 4.5.

    Thanks
     
  2. May 6, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Im pretty sure you need spacers w/ 4.5" BS.
     
  3. May 6, 2010 at 1:42 PM
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    twells91

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    i was wondering the same thing. i have heard that wheel spacers aren't safe but it would let me run a bigger/wider tire with my stock wheels. are they trustable?
     
  4. May 6, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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    You will definetly need spacers!
     
  5. May 11, 2010 at 3:08 PM
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    I was thinking the same thing? Ive recently started looking at spacers for my stock 17" but heard they are hard on the truck. Whats a good thinkness 1" ...1.5"??
     
  6. May 11, 2010 at 3:23 PM
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    Racer78

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  7. May 12, 2010 at 11:41 PM
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    i just put a ready lift leveling kit on my truck last weekend. it rides good so fare. it took about 2 hours. but i have to take my truck in and get the wheels re alinged. but otherwise i like them and they will do me good when my wheels come in :)
     
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