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Old 11-22-2010, 03:01 PM   #1
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Default Wheel spacers good or bad?

Well assuming i would like to widen my stance.
would wheel spacers be a good choice?
i was on ebay saw tons of different ones, all the way up to 1.25" spacers
they just bolt ontop of the rotors.

i already have a set of rims so im not looking to buy a new set.
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Old 11-22-2010, 04:07 PM   #2
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First, you need to search before hitting "new thread" dumbass, there are several threads on this ****ing topic.

You can't just buy some slip on spacers. Extended studs and possibly new lugs. Your wheel bearings will hate you. Sack up and buy new wheels.
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well after doing some research on google beacuse nasioc has nothing about wheel spacers,
ive realized that no matter what bigger wheels/tires do pretty much the same damage to wheel bearings as spacers, nothing that you will really notice because ethier way you go your ruining your bearings quicker than stock.
spacers are a cheaper alternative aka $60 vs $3000 for rims/tires
and fyi i did hit search, but as i mentioned before there were about 3 threads that had replys for spacers and all of them were people asking questions with "dumbass" answers as your own.
nuff said
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Old 11-22-2010, 04:25 PM   #4
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well after doing some research on google beacuse nasioc has nothing about wheel spacers,
ive realized that no matter what bigger wheels/tires do pretty much the same damage to wheel bearings as spacers, nothing that you will really notice because ethier way you go your ruining your bearings quicker than stock.
spacers are a cheaper alternative aka $60 vs $3000 for rims/tires
and fyi i did hit search, but as i mentioned before there were about 3 threads that had replys for spacers and all of them were people asking questions with "dumbass" answers as your own.
nuff said
I found about 10 threads with really good info in them, but I didn't look at the 2nd page of results so I'm sure there are more.

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You didn't search. Yes, you are a dumbass. They won't make your car handle any better, and they won't make your cheap ASA wheels look any cooler.

Spacers put more stress on wheel bearings than a stock setup, so your information is completely false. How long will they last? Noone knows but expect it to happen sooner than later. I'd also expect since you are asking these questions and making a whole lot of assumptions, you don't know how to work on your car so expect at least a couple of hours of shop time ($80+ per hour?). Y
I'm guessing you also have narrow wheels (7-8" wide?), which puts even more stress on the hubs than if you had at least an 8.5-9" wheel. Wheels with a proper offset in relation to their width will not accelerate bearing/hub failure any faster than stock. That's why it's called "proper" fitment.

What should I expect though since you are the same ricer that wanted to get iron on bride or recaro logos to fool your ricer friends into thinking you had nice seats. (you guys should seriously check that thread out, it's hilarious!)

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Double post!
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Old 11-22-2010, 05:26 PM   #7
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well after doing some research on google beacuse nasioc has nothing about wheel spacers
nothing on nasioc about spacers?

i ignored the rest of your post after reading that...
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