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post #1 of 7 Old 08-05-2011, 07:51 AM Thread Starter
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1/4 wheel spacer bad idea ?

I just bought 1/4 inch wheel spacers. The ones that slid onto the existing studs. Are the that bad I only got 1/4 inch I thought that those wouldn't hurt anything

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not trying to be a **** but why even risk sheering bolts off for an extra 1/4" spacing?

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I want a wider look not that much though and 1/4 is just enough. Will they be a problem I don't tow or offroad. I plow but I will take them off in the winter

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i wouldnt think they would by i have never used them, but i have heard some horror stories about wheel spacers on heavy trucks

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I would put some blue lock-tite on the lug nuts just to be sure they don't come loose.
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Not sure what rims your running but if your rims are hub-centric make sure the spacers are too.

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If you just want 1/4", get a Dynatrac kit. As a bonus, you will be able to ditch the unit bearings and autohubs.

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