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post #1 of 17 Old 03-05-2009, 04:23 PM Thread Starter
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wheel spacers?????

so guys.. i got my hands on some 2" full billet wheel spacers... i know people run these on their duallys to run larger tires in the rear with no problems...

my question is do we like these for all around use? i want wider tires/wheels but right now my money is going to more important things.... so what do you guys think of me putting them on my rig.. will they hold up? i have never been a fan of putting spacers but i have done them to smaller rigs like jeeps or cars...

let me know what you think

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I dont really see the problem. I dont think i would dude heavy towing..



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itll be a little rougher on your balljoints


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I have the same tires and rims as you and I put 2" spacers on. I have checked them every couple thousand miles and have no problems. I think your truck would look sic with a little wider stance.

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I ran 1.5" hubcentric spacers for about a year to make 06 KR wheels fit on my 04...I haul regularly and I never had a problem. I'd check them once a month or so to make sure they weren't loose. They were never loose. Go for it.


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k cool.. looks like they will be going on my truck.. i wasnt too sure but i hate my tires rubbing on my leafs and i def need a wider stance on my truck after the bushwacker flares were installed... dont see theed to spend 4k on wheels and tires just because i want a wider stance...

should get them sometime next week.. ill def take before and after pics
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Hitting leafs aren't a big deal.
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I also ran 2 inch spacers when I had my 40's never had any problems with them

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I run 2" steel spacers on my truck, no problems. Don't know/haven't ran billet spacers though...

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Hitting leafs aren't a big deal.
nope its not.. been like this for over a year.. but after i installed my flares the tires look inset... i need to bring them back out again about 1.5" to come flush with the flares. so its mainly for that...
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