Wheel spacer

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  1. Tommy92

    Tommy92 Active Member

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    I have original Mach 1 wheels on my 2003 Mach 1. I want the back wheels to stick out a little more because they are tucked in too far in right now and looks weird. Whats the biggest spacer size I can run without having to replace the studs? Will a 1 inch hubcentric spacer work without having to cut down my original studs?
     
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    Use a quality spacer like a H&R so you know it won't come apart or the studs will fly out. You can use a 35mm one made by them without having to modify anything.
     
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    On my 97 cobra I have a 1.25" Spacer, not stud modification at all. If your factory wheels have pockets in the back you can get away with a 1" spacer. I actually have both sets, Iv had the 1.25's on for over a year and no issues at all. The 1" were never used, they are hub centric as well.
     
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    I had 1.25" spacers for over a year with no issues. Depending on the offset and tire width, either a 1.25" or 1.5" will make it flush.
     
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    Do you mean the 25mm? I think 35mm would be too much.

    Would you be willing the sell them?

    I dont want it to be completely flush with the fender, just closer than it is right now. I think 1 inch would be perfect.
     
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    35mm will put you just like about a 1/2" from being flush with the fender.

    35mm spacer on a Mach 1


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    Ahh I see, I have 275s on my Mach 1 wheels so the tires bulge out a little more than the picture shown. I don't want any chance of rubbing. Plus I will be lowering my car.
     
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    Your going to want to roll the fender anyway. No matter how much you lower it.
     
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    Yeah I know, I was going to get them rolled before I installed spacers. I just dont want them to sit right next to the fender is all.
     
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    yeah man all up to you. Just do some searching online.

    Just ts giving you an idea on what I suggested. I'm sure you'll enjoy it and love the way it looks in whatever size you use.

    You could just buy some 10.5" mach 1 wheels from afs ;)
     
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    Here is mine, 1.25" spacer 17x8 stock wheel on a 255/45/17.

    Yes I'm open to selling the 1" Set they are just sitting in the box they came in. Shoot me a PM.
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    The 1" Spacers
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    Im going to get some when I have some money to spare. Just bougt new tires for all four last month.