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spacer concern #240035 Aug 4, 3:39am Aug 4, 3:39am
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spacer concern
i was just told today that i will need to get Spacers if i widebody my car. i just want to know if there are any disadvantages of having Spacers and any safety issues that may come about if i use these Spacers (the car is daily-driven.) Thanks all.

Re: spacer concern [Re: ev3] #240036 Aug 4, 3:47am Aug 4, 3:47am
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You could always get wider rims. 18X9 I think.

Re: spacer concern [Re: robare99] #240037 Aug 4, 5:42am Aug 4, 5:42am
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Just get Wider Rims (Deep Dish) with a smaller offset, dont get Spacers!!


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Re: spacer concern [Re: qbanprepster21] #240038 Aug 4, 6:09am Aug 4, 6:09am

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^^what they both said is the best option...get wider rims thumbsup

Re: spacer concern #240039 Aug 4, 8:31am Aug 4, 8:31am
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^^ winder rims are $$ + tires for 18 X 9 run over $200 a pop--which is the main reason Spacers exist in the first place.

there's really not a big problem with Spacers as far as reliability is concerned provided you don't space out over 1 inch...the more you start spacing the less reliable it will be (although you still shouldnt have any problems with them). thumbsup

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