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Old 22 Dec 2010, 06:47 pm
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Default Spacers

Whats everyone's opinion on spacers, yes/no and why.

Im thinking of throwing some on mine.
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Old 22 Dec 2010, 07:29 pm
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Default Re: Spacers

If it could help fit your rims, why not.
But in many places, it is illegal to have your wheels pass the lines of the car's body.

I personally would not do it, because in some cases you might hit something where 2mm of difference could have made the difference of not hitting something or someone.
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Default Re: Spacers

If you do go with the spacers, make sure they are hub-centric instead of lug-centric. If the spacers are gonna be pretty thick, of course look into extended lugs. There's a possibility that the original lugs will still poke out pass the spacers so make sure the back of your rims have spaces/gaps that are between the lug pattern.

When done correctly (also tastefully, not wacky), spacers are fine.
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Old 23 Dec 2010, 08:41 am
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You'd have to change the studs too I guess.
Anyone knows what I should tell the salesman when buying original studs? I thought perhaps autoparts may have em...?
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