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Wheel spacers??

Ok I've been thinking bout puttin on 1" spacers behind my back rims and 1/2" spacers on the front rims.

I was wondering if it would be ok and safe if I were to just use heavy duty steel washers and just stack up 1" worth of washers behind the rear rims?? Would this work fer the front rims too?

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Ok I've been thinking bout puttin on 1" spacers behind my back rims and 1/2" spacers on the front rims.

I was wondering if it would be ok and safe if I were to just use heavy duty steel washers and just stack up 1" worth of washers behind the rear rims?? Would this work fer the front rims too?

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no,

buy wheel adapter style spacers

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please dont stack up washer or plates

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Y'all got some pictures of ur obs with spacers ??


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1997 7.3 Powerstroke 2wd auto
Mods:
-Muffler cut off
-Cat. converter gutted and gone
-Diamond Eye 3" downpipe
-MBRP 4" exhaust (runs in front of rear wheel)
-Dodge Towing mirrors
-AFE high flow intake
-Real Tree seat covers
-Real Tree floor mats
-blacked-out headlights
-cab lights
-6 by 8' flatbed
-KC lights
-silencer ring removed
-17ton anchor shackle


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Whatever you do, get quality products for this! There is too much riding on them to risk it (yourself as well as others on the road). Do it right and be safe. Cheers!

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Do y'all have any recommendations fer good quality spacers??


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1997 7.3 Powerstroke 2wd auto
Mods:
-Muffler cut off
-Cat. converter gutted and gone
-Diamond Eye 3" downpipe
-MBRP 4" exhaust (runs in front of rear wheel)
-Dodge Towing mirrors
-AFE high flow intake
-Real Tree seat covers
-Real Tree floor mats
-blacked-out headlights
-cab lights
-6 by 8' flatbed
-KC lights
-silencer ring removed
-17ton anchor shackle


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You might try calling CaryT at CT Performance. Cheers!

1997 F250 SC 4x4, E4OD, 4.10 LS, Basically Stock, Relocated Block Heater Plug, External Trans Filter, Tru-Cool Max, I/C Mounted but not Plumbed

SOLD - 1994 F350 CC DRW 2WD PSD, 5 Speed, 4.10 LS, SBC Con-O, Baldwin Filter, Tymar HPX Hose, DPPI DP, Bilsteins, $12 AIC, Coolant Filter, Explorer Overhead Console, A-Pillar w/ISSPRO Black Ice, EV Boost, and EV Pyro, Modified Pedestal, Gutted EBPV.
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