Wheel Spacers

Discussion in 'Suspension and Brakes' started by RyanCess, Nov 27, 2015.

  1. RyanCess

    RyanCess Member

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    Are wheel spacers a good idea. I really want a different stance for my 98 v6. If they are what kind should I get?
     
  2. Ferocious

    Ferocious Legend SN95 Supporter

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    Sure.

    Spacers are a definitely a cheap and quick fix for having narrow wheels or non-aggressive offsets.

    Hubcentric.
     
  3. Above118

    Above118 Active Member

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    Agreed ^^^
     
  4. RyanCess

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    Any brands you would recommend?
     
  5. CrystalWhiteStallion

    CrystalWhiteStallion New Member

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    Hubcentrics but if you start trying to slide that car or drag race it you can jack some shit up in a hurry like those guys said its a quick fix. And the rule for drag racing and drift parts: quick and cheap=broken slow and expensive= now you and the car are broke. I guess it just reminds you parts can fail.
     
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    not sure I would call them a good thing but not a bad thing either.
     
  7. lwarrior1016

    lwarrior1016 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    I don't like spacers. I had an old ford truck that had hub centric spacers on it and the kept breaking. I don't feel safe with them.
     
  8. JerZeyStangz

    JerZeyStangz Well-Known Member

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    I have 3MM maximum motorsport spacers to help clear my exhaust because it rubbed with toyo 295's which are more like 315s since they run wide on my car. Spacers have there place but when they need to get bolted to the hub, thats when it gets more critical.
     
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    I've had 1.5" hub-centric aluminum spacers on my rear axle for over 2 years without issues. I don't drive my car very aggressively or take it to the track though. They work well for a daily driver if you are looking for a more aggressive look