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Mar 14, 1:20am - #9602 
true or false?

is there any sort of wheel spacer that i can use to push my rims out farther??

specifically, to have a widebody kit, the rims that i want ... and have them flush with the widebody?

I dont want big fat rims but i want widebody... is there such a thing as wheel spacers?


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Mar 13, 2:03pm - #9603 
yes there is... my friend has some so that his tires won't scrape the wheel well


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Mar 13, 3:15pm - #9604 
C-West makes them, this site is Japanese though and C-West is Japanese product...

http://www.c-west.co.jp/index.html

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Mar 13, 3:19pm - #9605 
thanks alot!! thumbsup

i was hoping that i didnt have to settle for a rim i didnt like to make it fit


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Mar 13, 3:57pm - #9606 
they are about $45 to $60 EACH (1" spacer) and another $15 for each additional 1/4"

You're looking at about $200 for 1" all the way around

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Mar 13, 4:01pm - #9607 
$200 all around

but i think its worth it to ensure a tight ride ... the widebody fender flares look really great ... especially when the rims are spaced right!!!


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Mar 14, 2:43am - #9608 
i was just informed by a friend that the wheel spacers are illegal!?

is that true?

i dont know why they would be ... or who would really know about them to fine me!

anybody know?


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Mar 14, 2:51am - #9609 
they are NOT illegal - I think your friend has a little misunderstanding...

What they are is LESS-SAFE since it puts more stress on your suspension by lengthening the distance between your wheels and your disc brakes/drums.

its not recommended to go out further than 1" on either side.


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Mar 14, 8:31am - #9610 
wouldn't anything LESS-SAFE automatically be illegal by default??

like not wearing a seatbelt...

or something ...

either way im still doing it!!! [Razz]


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Mar 15, 1:05am - #9611 
Quote:
Originally posted by Nae-Nae:
wouldn't anything LESS-SAFE automatically be illegal by default??
carbon fiber hoods are less-safe because they dont fold like your foctory hoods do in the event of front colision

In some states these are illegal, but for the most part I hear anyone getting pulled over for these.

Secondly, Windshiled graphics are less-safe because they slow down the firemen from breaking your windshield when you get into a horrable accedent (this is also one of the main reasons that they dont want you to tint your driver/passenger side windows)

just a few things to remember when adding "aftermarket" to your car smile


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Mar 15, 1:41am - #9612 
true.

but what kinds of long term problems am i going to encounter with wheel spacers??

they add stress to the suspension you said ... meaning my suspension will wear out quicker?

i shouldnt have any differences with braking though right?


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Mar 17, 7:41am - #9613 
Quote:
Originally posted by Nae-Nae:
true.

but what kinds of long term problems am i going to encounter with wheel spacers??

they add stress to the suspension you said ... meaning my suspension will wear out quicker?

i shouldnt have any differences with braking though right?
i'm guessing the spacers will probably change the handling characteristics of your car a bit too.


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