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16" wheels wrong offset wheel spacers a bad thing for light duty trails and DD?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by original balzer, Mar 2, 2006.

  1. original balzer

    original balzer 1/2 ton status

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    i have some real nice 16" 6 lug wheels i wanted to put on the burb but they have the wrong offset and hit the tie rod slightly are wheel spacers safe for a daily driver that may see fireroads and mild off road?

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  2. darkshadow

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    yeah you need to check tightness every once and a while, but they will work, i wouldent abuse them too much though
     
  3. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Do a quick search in the garage - there were a bunch of posts about spacers. I thought about using them, but didn't need them. There are lots of folks here who use them with no problem.
     
  4. The Butcher

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    I used to be leary of spacers but my buddy just put some on his G-Wagon so his 35s would clear the steering arm, and he hasn't noticed any problems at all. He used some of the non-permanent loc-tite on his and I think that helps keep them from loosing up. His spacers are 1.25" spacers. I think you would be fine using them.
     

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