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Old 08-04-2009, 12:01 PM   #1
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Hi all~
I found affordable/high quality wheel spacers on line referred by my hellaflush Silvia buddy the other day.
http://www.gtfactory.jp/cms/page.php?10
Has anyone tried these spacers?

They are available in 12x1.25 studs with 5 lug 114.3 spacing. Price is reasonable and they seem pretty well crafted as well. Correct me if I am wrong but as far as I know, most of wheel spacers in the market are fablicated from same manufacturer. Tuners buy them and just name them different. so... why you pay more??
I am buying these as soon as I get new tires. I will post some photos.
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Old 08-04-2009, 02:50 PM   #2
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they'd sell out if they converted 5x100 -> 5x114.3
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Old 08-04-2009, 05:36 PM   #3
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Correct me if I am wrong but as far as I know, most of wheel spacers in the market are fablicated from same manufacturer.
Do you have examples of that? The ones you posted certainly don't look like any other spacers I've seen. I've never seen ones with that removeable center ring.

Those do look like nice quality. Some good fablication going on there!

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Old 08-04-2009, 08:05 PM   #4
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The only problem I would see with it is that 70 bucks for some spacers that will take 3 months to get here. How much is shipping from japan?

HR auto is where I bought mine (vendor here), I think they were about $200 for 2 pairs and I had them in a few days after I ordered them.

Most of them I've seen have a removable hubcentric ring to adapt from the nissan to subaru hub sizes. That being said, I looked at the hubcentric rings on my Gramlights, they had no wear on them after multiple wheel changes. It made me less of a believer that they are 100% necessary for daily driving, or even spirited driving if you have the conical shaped lug nuts. I've had my car up to 100+ several times without the hub rings without feeling of vibration or shimmy from the wheels.
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Old 08-05-2009, 02:11 PM   #5
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i've got the price now....
$92 for 20mm shipped
$102 for 25mm shipped
just add another $12 for shipping on top of listed price I guess...

as of 08/04/09 spacers are out of stock. they said next shipment is coming in 3 weeks.
In fact, Parts Shop Max has US office in San Diego, CA.
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they'd sell out if they converted 5x100 -> 5x114.3
EBAy vendors absoultly have very good quality spacers (ya, ebay and good quality in same sentence = ).....that SO convert 5x100-->5x114.3!!!
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